• By Time   -   Mar 21, 2019

    MACHINES TREATING PATIENTS? IT'S ALREADY HAPPENING

    Rayfield Byrd knows when it's time to wake up every morning. The 68-year-old Oakland, Cal., resident hears a voice from the living...

    Diabetes, Artificial Intelligence, Life Reinvented, medicine
  • She Owed $227,000 in Medical Bills-Even With Insurance. Here's What it Took to Pay Them By Time   -   Mar 21, 2019

    SHE OWED $227,000 IN MEDICAL BILLS-EVEN WITH INSURANCE. HERE'S WHAT IT TOOK TO PAY THEM

    The first surprise was the massive heart attack, which struck as Debbie Moehnke waited in a Vancouver, Wash., medical clinic last summer. “She...

    Power, Hospital, medicine
  • By Time   -   Mar 21, 2019

    AS KIDS GET HOOKED ON VAPING, PARENTS ARE DESPERATE FOR TREATMENT THAT DOESN'T EXIST

    Jami Scheetz knew that her 15-year-old son, Devon, needed help. His grades were slipping and he had been caught vaping at school so...

    Mom, Hospital, Drugs, Addiction
  • By Time   -   Mar 21, 2019

    BIOGEN HALTS PROMISING ALZHEIMER'S DRUG TRIALS DUE TO DISAPPOINTING RESULTS

    Pharmaceutical company Biogen is halting two global phase-three trials testing the once-promising Alzheimer's drug aducanumab , delivering...

    Drugs, Alzheimer, onetime
  • By Time   -   Mar 21, 2019

    THE USDA FORCED KITTENS TO BECOME CANNIBALS FOR RESEARCH, WATCHDOG REPORT SAYS

    A shocking watchdog report alleges that the U.S. Department of Agriculture spent $22.5 million conducting “unnecessary and unjustifiable”...

    Injection, Injections, Diet, onetime, Research
  • By Time   -   Mar 21, 2019

    TEMPLE UNIVERSITY MUMPS OUTBREAK SWELLS TO 74 CASES

    Philadelphia health officials say they now believe 74 people have contracted mumps at Temple University. City Department of Health...

    Vaccination, Education, Infectious Disease, onetime, Pennsylvania
  • By Time   -   Mar 21, 2019

    A MOTHER'S EXPOSURE TO PESTICIDES DURING PREGNANCY MAY RAISE CHILDREN'S AUTISM RISK

    In one of the largest studies looking at the potential effects of pesticide exposure on still-developing fetuses and newborns, scientists...

    Registry, Pregnant, Pregnancy, Research
  • By Time   -   Mar 20, 2019

    JUST 10 MINUTES OF EXERCISE A WEEK MAY BE ENOUGH TO EXTEND YOUR LIFE, STUDY SAYS

    Exercising for just 10 minutes a week is linked to a longer life, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Sports...

    Sport, Exercise, Fitness
  • By Time   -   Mar 20, 2019

    KALE IS ONE OF THE MOST CONTAMINATED VEGETABLES YOU CAN BUY. HERE'S WHY

    Each year, the Environmental Working Group publishes its Dirty Dozen list , which ranks the 12 pieces of produce that contain the highest...

    Food, Drugs, Diet, Nutrition
  • By Time   -   Mar 20, 2019

    YOU ASKED: SHOULD I TRY ‘MINDFUL EATING?'

    Grab a raisin -just one raisin-and put it on a plate. Now, sit down and examine the raisin. Smell it. Roll it between your fingers....

    Brain, Diet, Nutrition
  • By Time   -   Mar 20, 2019

    THE F.D.A. JUST APPROVED THE FIRST DRUG FOR POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

    The Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug specifically for the treatment of postpartum depression Tuesday. The drug,...

    Drugs, Food, Depression, Health Care, onetime, overnight
  • By Time   -   Mar 18, 2019

    8 SCIENCE-BACKED WAYS TO PREVENT HEART ATTACKS, ACCORDING TO NEW GUIDELINES

    Experts have issued a new set of guidelines on the best ways to prevent first heart attacks, strokes and heart failure - and for the...

    Stroke, Heart Disease
  • By Time   -   Mar 18, 2019

    GIVING YOUR BABY PEANUTS EARLY ON MAY HELP PREVENT ALLERGIES, NEW GUIDELINES SAY

    Introducing peanuts early may help some babies avoid allergies , according to new guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics...

    Food, Baby, Allergies, Skin, Asthma, Research
  • By Time   -   Mar 15, 2019

    EVERY LITTLE MOVE YOU MAKE CAN HELP YOUR HEALTH, STUDY SAYS

    Lovers of vigorous exercise aren't the only ones who get health benefits from physical activity. Lower-key workouts - even activities...

    Exercise, Fitness, Longevity
  • By Time   -   Mar 15, 2019

    EGGS MAY BE BAD FOR THE HEART, A NEW STUDY SAYS-BUT THERE'S MORE TO THE STORY

    Eggs are a staple of American breakfasts, but they're a highly controversial food. Are they healthy or not? Do they raise cholesterol?...

    Nutrition, Cholesterol, Diet, Drop, Food
  • By Time   -   Mar 14, 2019

    CALIFORNIA JURY AWARDS $29 MILLION TO WOMAN WHO SAYS SHE GOT CANCER FROM JOHNSON & JOHNSON BABY POWDER

    A woman who claims asbestos in Johnson & Johnson products caused her deadly cancer was awarded $29.4 million by a California jury on...

    Plan, Cancer, Baby, onetime
  • By Time   -   Mar 14, 2019

    DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE RATES ARE RISING SHARPLY IN YOUNG AMERICANS, NEW REPORT SAYS. THIS MAY BE ONE REASON WHY

    Since the late 2000s, the mental health of teens and young adults in the U.S. has declined dramatically. That's the broad conclusion...

    Plan, Depression, Mental Health, Psychology
  • By Time   -   Mar 14, 2019

    NEW YORK JUDGE RULES UNVACCINATED STUDENTS CAN'T GO BACK TO CLASS

    A federal judge in New York denied a request that would have allowed 44 unvaccinated children to return to school on Wednesday. Citing...

    Vaccination, onetime, overnight, public health
  • By Time   -   Mar 14, 2019

    CARDIOLOGIST ERIC TOPOL ON HOW AI CAN BRING HUMANITY BACK TO MEDICINE

    In his new book, Deep Learning , the cardiologist argues that artificial intelligence can bring humanity back to medicine. You tweet...

    Artificial Intelligence, Life Reinvented, medicine
  • By Time   -   Mar 14, 2019

    DOCTORS ARE WRITING HALF AS MANY NEW OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS AS THEY USED TO, STUDY SAYS

    Deaths from opioid overdoses have increased dramatically over the last decade. In 2017, the latest year for which the U.S. government...

    Drop, Drugs