• Death of 7-Year-Old Girl in DHS Custody ‘Preventable,' Says Pediatrics Group President By Time   -   Dec 15, 2018

    DEATH OF 7-YEAR-OLD GIRL IN DHS CUSTODY ‘PREVENTABLE,' SAYS PEDIATRICS GROUP PRESIDENT

    The head of the American Academy of Pediatrics has called the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl in Department of Homeland Security...

    Immigration, onetime
  • By Time   -   Dec 14, 2018

    GUN DEATHS IN THE U.S. ARE AT THEIR HIGHEST RATES IN DECADES, CDC SAYS

    Gun deaths in the U.S. have reached a record high, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . According...

    Guns, onetime, public health
  • By Time   -   Dec 14, 2018

    OFFICIALS PINPOINT 1 SOURCE OF CONTAMINATED ROMAINE, BUT INVESTIGATION REMAINS ‘ACTIVE'

    Investigators with the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found one probable source of...

    Senior, Food, Drugs, healthytime, onetime, public health
  • By Time   -   Dec 13, 2018

    SEX REALLY DOES MAKE YOUR LIFE BETTER-EVEN AS YOU AGE

    Having sex may be one way older adults can feel better and enjoy life more, suggests a new paper published in the journal Sexual Medicine. “The...

    Senior, healthytime, Sex, Relationships
  • By Time   -   Dec 13, 2018

    THERE MAY BE A SURPRISING LINK BETWEEN DEPRESSION AND CONCUSSIONS IN KIDS WHO PLAY FOOTBALL

    For years, studies have found that depression is an all-too-common symptom of concussions. Youth athletes, college athletes and retired...

    Depression, Brain, Football, onetime
  • By Time   -   Dec 12, 2018

    OVERDOSE DEATHS INVOLVING FENTANYL DOUBLED EVERY YEAR FROM 2013 TO 2016

    Drug overdose deaths involving the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl are on the rise, and the number of fentanyl-related deaths roughly...

    Drugs, healthytime, public health
  • By Time   -   Dec 12, 2018

    THE LITTLE-KNOWN WAY PHARMA COMPANIES HOOK PEOPLE ON THEIR COSTLY DRUGS

    Kip Burgess was relieved last year when pharmaceutical giant Amgen overnighted him a $2,976 check to help pay for his go-to arthritis...

    Drugs, Arthritis
  • By Time   -   Dec 12, 2018

    ALWAYS FORGETTING IMPORTANT THINGS? HERE'S HOW TO FIX THAT, ACCORDING TO SCIENCE

    Most people, when tasked with remembering something important, jot down a note. But a study published recently in the journal Experimental...

    Brain, healthytime, Mental Health, Psychology
  • By Time   -   Dec 12, 2018

    THE NIH SAYS IT WILL SPEND UP TO $20 MILLION TO FIND ALTERNATIVES TO HUMAN FETAL TISSUE

    The National Institutes of Health announced Monday that it will soon embark on a major research effort to find scientific alternatives...

    Drugs, Abortion, HIV, AIDS, Research
  • By Time   -   Dec 12, 2018

    A PROMISING WAY TO HELP DRUG USERS IS ‘SEVERELY LACKING' AROUND THE WORLD, REPORT SAYS

    Global funding for harm reduction programs is in “crisis,” according to the latest Global State of Harm Reduction report , potentially...

    Injection, Drugs, Face, Injections, Hepatitis, healthytime, HIV, AIDS, public health
  • By Time   -   Dec 11, 2018

    MORE THAN 29,000 POUNDS OF JIMMY DEAN SAUSAGE LINKS RECALLED DUE TO METAL CONTAMINATION

    The company that produces Jimmy Dean meat products is recalling tens of thousands of sausage links because they may contain metal fragments. CTI...

    Food, onetime, Recalls
  • By Time   -   Dec 11, 2018

    THE CDC REMINDS YOU TO AVOID RAW COOKIE DOUGH THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

    The holidays can be a time of joy, but they can also be a challenge. Just think of all the cookies : delicious - but definitely not...

    food and drink
  • By Time   -   Dec 8, 2018

    A DOCTOR SAYS A WOMAN DIED FROM A BRAIN-EATING AMOEBA AFTER USING A NETI POT. ARE THEY SAFE?

    A Seattle woman died earlier this year after becoming infected by the brain-eating amoeba Balamuthia mandrillaris, Fox Q13 reports....

    Eye, Cold, Brain, Allergies, healthytime, medicine
  • By Time   -   Dec 6, 2018

    40% OF AMERICANS DON'T PLAN TO GET A FLU SHOT. THEY'RE PUTTING OTHERS AT RISK

    Each year, doctors and public health officials urge virtually every American to get a flu shot. But a new poll suggests that many people...

    Allergies, Vaccination, Plan, Flu, healthytime, public health
  • By Time   -   Dec 5, 2018

    ARE EGGS HEALTHY? HERE'S WHAT EXPERTS SAY

    Eggs dominate the menus of all sorts of breakfast spots, from fast-food chains to organic cafes. But the humble egg comes with a lot...

    Vitamins, Nutrition, Cholesterol, Diet, Minerals, Food
  • By Time   -   Dec 5, 2018

    BLACK AMERICANS LOSE TWICE AS MANY YEARS OF LIFE TO GUNS AS WHITE AMERICANS DO, STUDY SAYS

    Firearms are responsible for a more than four-year loss of life expectancy among black Americans - roughly double the firearm-related...

    healthytime, onetime, public health
  • By Time   -   Dec 5, 2018

    THE FIRST BABY HAS BEEN BORN AFTER A UTERUS TRANSPLANT FROM A DECEASED DONOR

    The world's first baby born by a uterus transplant from a deceased donor is healthy and nearing her first birthday, according to a...

    Infertility, Cancer, Hospital, Baby, fertility, healthytime
  • By Time   -   Dec 4, 2018

    HERE'S ONE SIMPLE WAY YOU CAN START EATING HEALTHIER

    People are drinking less soda than they used to. But in nearly every other way, the typical American diet hasn't improved in a very...

    Nutrition, Diet, Food
  • By Time   -   Dec 4, 2018

    CASES OF A RARE, POLIO-LIKE ILLNESS APPEAR TO HAVE PEAKED FOR THIS YEAR, CDC SAYS

    Cases of the rare, polio-like illness acute flaccid myelitis appear to have peaked for this year, according to the Centers for Disease...

    healthytime, medicine, onetime
  • By Time   -   Dec 3, 2018

    AN EXOTIC TICK IS TURNING UP IN SOME PARTS OF THE U.S. HERE'S WHAT TO KNOW

    A tick that can cause “massive infestations” is spreading across parts of the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

    healthytime, public health