Conflict-of-interest policies now restrict interactions between drug reps and doctors but nurses and other medical personnel still get gifts.
In a recent study of people with spinal cord injuries, researchers found that patients exposed to low oxygen performed better than those with normal oxygen levels.
A new study finds that if specific brca1/2 gene mutations are anywhere in your family, you have an increased risk of breast cancer.
Even though there is no cure for dementia, studies show that it making be striking older people later in life than in had in the past.
The problem with atrial fibrillation is that an irregular heartbeat can lead to a situation where clots can damage the brain and result in stroke.
I am a big supporter of exercise all year long and consistency of exercise but you have to use common sense as the temperatures plunge.
Young parents who have difficulty finding time to exercise might considering including the kids.
The average American gets 6.9 hours of sleep each night. Experts in the field of sleep recommend seven to nine.
A new study reveals that the more sexual trauma a girl experiences in childhood, the greater the chances of a chronic disease in adulthood.
It is estimated that 8 to 12 million people in the US have peripheral artery disease, yet most people are not even certain of what peripheral artery disease is.
Thanksgiving is a great holiday for the family and there is no doubt that the roads are packed but with all of the travel comes risk.
Indulging in a big meal, like Thanksgiving, should be a once in a while occurrence – not the first day of many big meals through the holiday season.
The estimated annual cost of obesity is $147 billion but the price on our overall health is even greater.
When it comes to healthcare, baby boomers are getting a great deal of attention because there is strength in numbers.
Could finger sticks to test blood sugar be a thing of the past? Researchers indicate the painful prick could be replaced some day by breathalyzers.