iStock/Thinkstock(YORK, England) — Yes, there is such a thing as thirdhand tobacco smoke, and yes, it’s considered as dangerous as inhaling smoke, either firsthand or secondhand.
That’s according to various researchers, including Jacqueline Hamilton at Read More
iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON, Ontario) — There are a number of reasons why people don’t want to register to become organ donors, including a concern that their doctors will be less committed to treating a life-threatening condition.
The ill-conceived logic is that Read More
Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Despite the end of the recession, many American adults are still living under their parents’ roofs, a new study says.
The Pew Research Center details the prevalence of “multi-generational homes,” with a record 57 Read More
iStock/Thinkstock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — Florida officials confirmed the first locally acquired cases of mosquito-borne virus chikungunya Thursday, seven months after the virus first arrived in the United States from the Caribbean and Central America.
The cases came Read More
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — As families flock to pools and lakes to cool off, experts are warning about a risky consequence of climate change: waterborne disease.
Just last week, a 9-year-old girl from Johnson County, Kansas, died from primary amoebic Read More
Aimee Hardy(NEW YORK) — Josh Hardy, the boy whose parents successfully fought to get him an unapproved drug to save his life last March, is heading home to Virginia after spending months living in Tennessee to be near St. Jude’s Children’s Read More
Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences, University of Washington(NEW YORK) — For all the impressive advancements in medical technology, researchers and scientists still face a daunting challenge when they study the habits of infants.
In order to study infants Read More
iStock/Thinkstock(CLEVELAND) — Ismael Quintana pumps on the boy’s chest, trying frantically to restore the child’s heartbeat. The 2-year-old’s aunt, Cynthia O’Connor, kneels beside him, breathing air into his mouth.
The boy had climbed into a Read More
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The federal government is so overwhelmed by the current tide of migrants crossing the border it can’t provide basic medical screening to all of the children before transporting them — often by air — to longer-term Read More
ABC/Lou Rocco(LOS ANGELES) — Candace Cameron Bure took some heat from her fans this past Monday after announcing on Facebook that she was kicking off a five-day cleanse.
The recent Dancing with the Stars contestant posted a status that read, “After a very Read More