In fact, just a few weeks ago there was news of a super bacteria that is resistant to the most effective antibiotics we have.
Methicillin resistant staph aureus or MRSA is not new. In fact it is now relatively commonplace.
Government plans to rely more and more on advanced practice nurses and physician assistants.
There is a clear expectation that local transmission of Zika could happen here in the U.S. this summer.
For people who have a BMI over 40 they enter a category called morbidly obese.
Experts are reporting more and more that we need to be more thoughtful about using as few drugs as possible.
Many surveys evaluate doctors and hospitals by how patients respond to questions about their pain management.
When children go to the hospital—especially for surgery—anxiety can be great. Well, there may be an app for that!
Several studies support initial reports that too many concussions can have long-term effects on student’s grade-point averages.
Despite warnings on boxes and cartons of cigarettes there are still many people –especially young people, who have turned to cigarettes.
Can the size of a baby’s bottle have an impact on their weight gain in the first few months of life?
Black women are significantly less likely than whites or Hispanics to get tested for the BRCA mutations.
A new study from the journal The Lancet has a very interesting take on diet.
One of the biggest problems that people face as they get older is a feeling of worthlessness.
Recreational water illness is not just another medical term conjured up by physicians, although it may seem like one!
2 million Americans over the age of 12 have a substance abuse problem, but only about 2.3 million receive treatment for the issue.
A cup of coffee can help give you a burst of energy, but scientists will tell you the best way to increase energy is regular sleep.
Eating more chocolate is associated with higher depression scores.
Are you an endurance athlete, or in the path to running that first marathon, or participating in as a triathlete? Or are you a person who runs that daily 5K?
It is becoming a major trend—people wearing fitness devices to measure the number of steps they take.
Scientists have conducted studies about drunk driving and the more the researchers look into it the more they are concerned about female drivers.
When we think about diabetes most of us are aware that the condition can have a long term impact on the heart and the kidneys.
On Memorial Day many people’s minds turn to golf, tennis, and all of the potential activities that the summer can bring.
With great weather comes an increased desire to get out and exercise.
A recent review looked at ten different studies that focused on infants and music.
Danish study has some interesting news for women who had high blood pressure during pregnancy.
It has taken a while but the medical world is starting to catch up with the banking hospitality industry.
A good diet and regular exercise helped people who had adult onset diabetes do better.
Nearly half of patients 65 years and older have mistakes in their medication regimens after leaving the hospital.
A well-rounded diet full of whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, will give you lasting energy to power through your day.