• By Time   -   Jun 17, 2019

    CAN WEARING A HAT CONTRIBUTE TO BALDNESS?

    Take off that hat. It will make you bald. It's the sort of thing an opinionated grandparent might tell a grandchild wearing a hat indoors,...

    Hair, Aging, beauty, Lifestyle, relationships
  • By Time   -   Jun 14, 2019

    CAN AMERICANS HACK THEIR WAY OUT OF AN AVERSION TO EXERCISE?

    Slightly more Americans are meeting the federal physical activity guidelines than in years past, according to new data from the Centers...

    Exercise, Fitness
  • By Time   -   Jun 13, 2019

    MORE MILLENNIALS ARE DYING ‘DEATHS OF DESPAIR,' AS OVERDOSE AND SUICIDE RATES CLIMB

    There's been a marked uptick in so-called deaths of despair-those involving drugs, alcohol or suicide-among millennials over the last...

    Drugs, Alcohol, Mental Health, Psychology, onetime
  • ‘They're Chipping Away.' Inside the Grassroots Effort to Fight Mandatory Vaccines By Time   -   Jun 13, 2019

    ‘THEY'RE CHIPPING AWAY.' INSIDE THE GRASSROOTS EFFORT TO FIGHT MANDATORY VACCINES

    Christina Hildebrand went down a rabbit hole and emerged at the statehouse in Sacramento. That's how she describes it-going down a...

    Vaccination, Baby, Child, Food, Pregnant, vaccines
  • By Time   -   Jun 12, 2019

    A 5-YEAR-OLD BOY IS THE FIRST TO DIE OF EBOLA IN UGANDA AS OUTBREAK CROSSES CONGO BORDER

    A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while two more...

    Hospital, Disease, ebola, Infectious Disease, onetime, Uganda
  • By Time   -   Jun 12, 2019

    FACEBOOK WANTS YOUR BLOOD

    Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it's not always easy to convince people to take a couple of...

    blood donation, health
  • By Time   -   Jun 12, 2019

    WHY BEING NEUROTIC MIGHT BE GOOD FOR YOUR DOG

    Dogs are so connected to their owners that they share similar stress levels, according to a new study published in the journal Scientific...

    Stress, Hair, Mental Health, Psychology
  • By Time   -   Jun 11, 2019

    EBOLA JUST SPREAD OUTSIDE THE CONGO FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE OUTBREAK BEGAN

    A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started...

    Hospital, Child, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Infectious Disease, onetime, Uganda
  • By Time   -   Jun 11, 2019

    NEW GOVERNMENT ESTIMATES OFFER EARLY HOPE THAT DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS ARE WANING

    After years of sharp increases in fatal drug overdoses in the U.S., provisional federal data provide reason for cautious optimism....

    Drop, Drugs, data visualization, public health
  • By Time   -   Jun 11, 2019

    FOR THE FIRST TIME, AN EXPERT PANEL IS RECOMMENDING A DRUG TO PREVENT HIGH-RISK GROUPS FROM GETTING HIV

    Over the past few decades, doctors and researchers have made admirable progress in controlling the spread of HIV, mainly by using anti-HIV...

    Power, Drugs, HIV, hiv prevention, Infectious Disease
  • By Time   -   Jun 11, 2019

    THE SCIENCE BEHIND FEVER DREAMS

    Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms-from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also...

    Sleep, Fatigue, Adolescence, Research, sleep
  • By Time   -   Jun 11, 2019

    A NEW, SCARLESS ADAM'S APPLE SURGERY COULD BE A BREAKTHROUGH FOR TRANSGENDER PATIENTS

    An Israeli medical center says it has pioneered a new procedure to remove or reduce the size of the Adam's apple without leaving a...

    Cancer, health, LGBT, Medical Procedures
  • By Time   -   Jun 11, 2019

    JUDGE RULES THAT MISSOURI'S LAST ABORTION CLINIC MUST REMAIN OPEN FOR NOW

    A judge granted Planned Parenthood of St. Louis a preliminary injunction on Monday, allowing Missouri's only abortion clinic to remain...

    Senior, Plan, Abortion, Abortion Ban, Missouri, onetime
  • By Time   -   Jun 10, 2019

    A STUDY ON TWINS OFFERS PROOF THAT WE ALL NEED PERSONALIZED DIETS

    Though they're not without critics , the U.S. federal dietary guidelines have for years aimed to give all Americans a blueprint for...

    Plan, Food, Nutrition, Diet
  • By Time   -   Jun 10, 2019

    A FLURRY OF STATES HAVE RAISED THEIR SMOKING AGES. BUT BIG TOBACCO'S INVOLVEMENT HAS SOME HEALTH GROUPS UNEASY

    Momentum is growing for a nationwide movement to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21. Experts say the widespread...

    Tobacco, public health
  • By Time   -   Jun 10, 2019

    WOMEN WHO ARE DENIED ABORTIONS MAY FACE LONG-LASTING HEALTH PROBLEMS, STUDY SAYS

    When a woman is denied access to an abortion, research has shown that she may face threats to her mental or financial well-being. A...

    Abortion, Gynecology, Childbirth, Face, abortion, embargoed study, onetime, Research
  • By Time   -   Jun 7, 2019

    A MILLION NEW STIS ARE CONTRACTED EVERY DAY, THE WHO SAYS

    The U.S. has in recent years battled soaring numbers of sexually transmitted infections. And new data from the World Health Organization...

    chart, public health, Sexual Health
  • By Time   -   Jun 7, 2019

    THERE ARE NO ABORTION PROVIDERS IN GUAM - THE GOVERNOR WANTS THAT TO CHANGE

    Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but...

    Pregnancy, Abortion, abortion, Guam, onetime
  • By Time   -   Jun 6, 2019

    THESE DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS WERE LINKED TO SERIOUS HEALTH PROBLEMS IN YOUNG PEOPLE

    Supplements promising flashy results like weight loss, muscle building and energy are sending kids and young adults to the hospital,...

    Hospital, Food, Adolescence, Drugs, Vitamins, AIDS, Diet, Nutrition, onetime
  • By Time   -   Jun 6, 2019

    AMERICANS EAT AND INHALE OVER 70,000 PLASTIC PARTICLES EACH YEAR ACCORDING TO A NEW ANALYSIS

    Plastics have for years been used to make nearly everything that surrounds us. But along the way, they escaped the confines of packaging...

    Food, Environmental Health, plastic, Research, toxins