Study: Nearly Half Of Patients Who Stop Taking Opioids For Six Months Resume Use LaterA new study provides even more reason why physicians should be very careful about prescribing opioid medications to patients.
Opioid Crisis Has Lowered U.S. Life Expectancy, Study FindsAccording to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the country's opioid epidemic claimed over 33,000 lives in 2015.
Nonprofit Group Starts 'Imaginary Diet,' Wants People To Imagine Eating Their Favorite FoodsThe group would like people to try imagining eating once a week and donate the meal’s cost to a charity that fights world hunger.
Changing Diet Can Help Reverse Heart Disease, Study FindsWe know quite well that eating a proper diet can help prevent heart disease. But what about reversing of heart disease and damage that's already been done?
Study: Stomach Bacteria May Affect Success Of Weight LossNew research reveals weight loss may have more to do with the bacteria in your stomach!
The World Is Running Out Of Antibiotics, WHO SaysToo few new antibiotics are under development to combat the threat of multidrug-resistant infections, according to a new World Health Organization report published Tuesday.
Teen Girl Overcomes Ovarian CancerWhen Paige LaRosa was 11, she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
Study: Senior Citizens Often More Active Than TeensAccording to the CDC, more than 12 million US children and teenagers are overweight.
Report: Patient Surveys Could Be Fueling Opioid EpidemicCould a physician with a low rating on surveys be doing a better job than those with high ratings? More and more this may be the case.
Penn Doctor Raising Money For Alzheimer's Research Through 5K Race, WalkEvery 66 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease and the treatment options are limited.
Nerf Guns Can Pose Serious Eye Risk, Doctors WarnIn a report published Monday in the medical journal BMJ Case Reports, doctors warn that popular toy Nerf guns really can put eyes at risk.
Pediatricians Issue Recommendations On Tattoos, PiercingsNearly 40 percent of millennials have at least one tattoo.