Red meat both increases your risk of death and is terrible for the environment, the researchers added
Even if you’re slim or at the right weight for your height, you can have diabetes. Find out how you can be at risk for “lean diabetes” and what you need to know to manage it correctly.
Nearly half of American adults admit that they've fought to stay awake while driving, a new survey finds.
Medical device makers and federal regulators are warning of potential shortages of medical devices if a court allows the state of Georgia to temporarily shut down sterilization operations of a Becton Dickinson, or BD, facility in suburban Atlanta.
One lot of alprazolam, brand name Xanax, is being recalled by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. due to potential contamination that poses a risk of infection.
In a finding that shows just how enticing tasty flavors are when it comes to vaping, a new study suggests that teens who use candy- or fruit-flavored e-cigarettes are more likely to continue vaping and to be heavy users.
Robert Chelsea became the first African American patient to have a full face transplant, Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital announced.
There are many unanswered questions about the long-term safety and impacts of artificial sweeteners in children, a new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement says.
A new study found the microbiomes of regular coffee drinkers were considerably healthier than those who consumed little to no coffee.
Weight-loss surgery should be more widely used to treat severely obese children and teens, a leading pediatricians' group says.
Each year, more than 300,000 people in the United States aged 65 or older are hospitalized for a broken hip, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
High schoolers should get between eight and 10 hours a night, while kids aged 6 to 12 should clock in between nine and 12 hours of shut-eye nightly, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Crunching the numbers, the Columbia team calculated that about 3,100 major cardiovascular events among the patients who first took ACE inhibitors could have been prevented if they'd first been treated with a thiazide diuretic.
Longer delays in surgery for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) breast cancer lead to a higher risk of invasive ductal carcinoma and a slightly lower survival rate, researchers found.
Fueled mainly by fentanyl and heroin, overdose (OD) deaths are soaring in an area that runs east from Minnesota and Illinois and north from West Virginia and Virginia, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).
There is a risk of dilution, or contamination with viruses or bacteria, particularly with donor milk obtained online, explained Dr. Lori Feldman-Winter, who chairs the AAP's Section on Breastfeeding.
Overall, trampoline-related fractures accounted for about 3.6% of all broken bones occurring among American kids in 2008, but that number rose to nearly 6.2% by 2017, the study found.
A seedy section of downtown Los Angeles has become the go-to place for those who trade in wholesale — and sometimes counterfeit — vaping products. As more people fall ill with a mysterious lung disease linked to e-cigarette use, the manufacture and distribution of vaping products face increased scrutiny.
Nearly every social worker said leaving a child 6 years or younger home alone for four or more hours represented neglect. More than 80% agreed if the child was 8 or younger, as did more than half if the child was 10 or younger. Fewer described the scenario as neglect if the child was 12 or older.
In 2017, the FDA warned health care providers and thermography device makers not to mislead people into believing thermal imaging could take the place of a mammogram.