Research: Opioid Deaths Down As Much As 25 Percent In States Where Medical Marijuana Is LegalThe CDC says 91 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.
Study Shows No Link Between Autism And VaccinesScientists found the MMR vaccine was not associated with an increased risk – even if the child’s siblings have autism.
CDC Study: Americans' Bellies Expanding FastThe number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures — the most dangerous kind of obesity — has climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, according to a government study.
Study Suggests Flight Crews Have A High Risk Of Skin CancerPilots and cabin crew have a new worry - skin cancer.
Medicaid Patients Less Likely To Get Primary Care AppointmentStudy finds privately insured patients are more than 25% more likely to get a primary care appointment than patients on Medicaid.
HPV Vaccine Effective In Some Ways After Only 2 DosesIt is too early to change recommendations but a Swedish study has found that it might take only 2 doses of the HPV vaccine - not 3 - to offer protection against genital warts.
Numbers Reveal Exposure To Indoor Tanning In US, Australia And EuropeA new report reviews 88 studies from the past 21 years to see how prevalent indoor tanning is in the US, Australia, and Europe.
Study Suggests Tweaking Supplements Taken To Fight BlindnessA recent study shows that people taking supplements to fight age-related macular degeneration may want to make a few changes to the mix.
Report: Umbrellas Fight Skin CancerUmbrellas can fight skin cancer by blocking UV rays.
Questioning The Use Of Beta BlockersBeta blockers are a class of medications that have been used in the treatment of heart disease for decades and for good reason. They are effective. But a new study suggests they may be outdated.
Study: Cops’ Sleep Disorders May Pose Public Safety RiskWhen we think about police officers and the risks they face we usually think about gun control and problems that are associated with crime. Lack of sleep is not often included in those risks.
Violence May Make Women Mentally IllAccording to the <em>Journal of the American Medical Association</em>, women who experience violence - including domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, and stalking - have a greater risk of developing mental health disorders.