America’s Health Rankings look at how states compare against each other year to year, with targets like smoking, obesity and preventable hospitalizations examined.
A report in the journal Pediatrics finds that an effort to use text messaging to urge parents to vaccinate their children for the flu has had a great deal of success.
According to a US government survey, more than half of middle-aged men with depression were also smokers. There was a link among women as well.
Many Americans are unaware of the warning signs of eye disease that could blind them if not detected and treated.
By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Let me start off by saying this is not evidenced-based, there is no study I am referring to – just my own experience seeing patients every […]
The French are trying to give more realistic representations of women in magazines. It is considered a public health initiative.
Many pediatricians, family doctors, and ob/gyns do a great job – but adolescent medicine physicians are another option and a good one.
Internet-connected medical implants, like pacemakers, are more common than ever. So, can they be hacked? A new report in the Journal Science suggests that could be the case.
Hypertension is the most common chronic condition treated by family physicians – and with good reason.
We know that certain drugs taken at certain times can affect the health of the unborn baby, even some considered ‘natural’ or available over the counter.
Soybeans contain all of the essential amino acids necessary for human nutrition and have been grown and harvested for thousands of years.
It definitely has a very strange name – Sjögren Syndrome. But it is a relatively common cause of dry eyes and dry mouth.
In our country, one in 11 people have type 2 diabetes. It does not end there – another 86 million Americans have pre-diabetes where their blood sugar levels are higher than they should be.
There are certain times I recommend that you make a point to see the doctor when experiencing back pain.
The National Women’s Health Study found that obesity is clearly linked to more strokes in women ages 35 to 54.