• Doctors Discover Parasitic Worm in Woman's Face By Web MD   -   Jun 22, 2018

    DOCTORS DISCOVER PARASITIC WORM IN WOMAN'S FACE

    The woman had recently been bitten several times by mosquitoes. The lump itched, but otherwise, it didn't bother her.

    Face
  • By Web MD   -   Jun 22, 2018

    POT STILL A DRUG OF CHOICE FOR MANY U.S. ADULTS

    Daily marijuana use was highest among adults aged 18 to 34. Adults aged 50 to 64 were the only age group with increases in non-daily...

    Drugs
  • 10% of Doctors Sexually Harassed in Last 3 Years By Web MD   -   Jun 21, 2018

    10% OF DOCTORS SEXUALLY HARASSED IN LAST 3 YEARS

    Among doctors who had been harassed, 47% said another doctor harassed them; 16% said they were harassed by nurses.

  • By Web MD   -   Jun 21, 2018

    STUDY: SAME GENES DRIVE MANY PSYCHIATRIC ISSUES

    Overall, the current study found, psychiatric disorders shared many of the same underlying genetic factors. Some of the greatest genetic...

    Depression
  • Tips and Tricks For Tick Prevention By Web MD   -   Jun 21, 2018

    TIPS AND TRICKS FOR TICK PREVENTION

    The Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center in Stroudsburg says that many people have requested opossums to release into...

  • Laser Pointer Burns Hole in Boy's Retina By Web MD   -   Jun 21, 2018

    LASER POINTER BURNS HOLE IN BOY'S RETINA

    Vision in the 9-year-old boy's injured left eye is 20/100 and doctors who treated him said it's not possible to restore normal vision...

    Eye
  • Could Herpes Virus Play a Role in Alzheimer's? By Web MD   -   Jun 21, 2018

    COULD HERPES VIRUS PLAY A ROLE IN ALZHEIMER'S?

    Human herpes virus 6 and 7 were found in Alzheimer's-affected brains at levels up to twice as high as in those without Alzheimer's,...

    Herpes, Brain, Alzheimer
  • By Web MD   -   Jun 21, 2018

    TB VACCINE TIED TO BETTER TYPE 1 DIABETES CONTROL

    A little more than three years after getting two tuberculosis shots four weeks apart, about 50 people with type 1 diabetes saw their...

    Vaccination, Drop, Diabetes
  • By Web MD   -   Jun 21, 2018

    MANY WITH SEVERE ALLERGIES DON'T CARRY AN EPIPEN

    While 89 percent of people surveyed did fill their prescription for the auto-injector, "almost half said they didn't have with them...

    Allergies
  • By Web MD   -   Jun 21, 2018

    FLORIDA TEEN FIRST HUMAN CASE OF MOSQUITO-BORNE VIRUS

    The first confirmed human case of Keystone virus has been diagnosed in a Florida teen, but it's likely that infection with the mosquito-borne...

  • By Web MD   -   Jun 20, 2018

    OBESITY PLAGUES RURAL AMERICA

    People that live in rural areas are being hit harder by the U.S. obesity epidemic than city dwellers, two new government studies show.

    Obesity
  • By Web MD   -   Jun 20, 2018

    SMARTPHONE-OBSESSED PARENTS MAY MEAN CRANKY KIDS

    Parents who take refuge in their smartphones when their kids throw a tantrum may, in the long run, make matters worse, a new study...

  • By Web MD   -   Jun 20, 2018

    SEVERE STRESS MAY SEND IMMUNE SYSTEM INTO OVERDRIVE

    Trauma or intense stress may up your odds of developing an autoimmune disease, a new study suggests.

    Stress
  • WHO Calls ‘Gaming Disorder' Mental Health Condition By Web MD   -   Jun 20, 2018

    WHO CALLS ‘GAMING DISORDER' MENTAL HEALTH CONDITION

    The World Health Organization will recognize “gaming disorder” as a diagnosable condition, a decision that has sparked controversy...

  • By Web MD   -   Jun 20, 2018

    HOW MUCH DRINKING IS HEALTHY - OR NOT?

    People who have a few drinks a week tend to live a bit longer than teetotalers do - but even moderate drinking may raise the risk of...

    Cancer
  • By Web MD   -   Jun 20, 2018

    WHEN THE HEART STOPS, DRUGS OFTEN TO BLAME

    "Hidden" drug overdoses account for nearly 1 in 7 sudden cardiac deaths, a new study says.

    Drugs
  • By Web MD   -   Jun 20, 2018

    WHY OBESE PEOPLE FIND IT SO TOUGH TO SLIM DOWN

    People who overweight and obese hold starkly different views on diet and exercise than their normal-weight peers, making it difficult...

    Overweight, Obesity, Diet
  • By Web MD   -   Jun 19, 2018

    SEVERE STRESS MAY SEND IMMUNE SYSTEM INTO OVERDRIVE

    Trauma or intense stress may up your odds of developing an autoimmune disease, a new study suggests.

    Stress
  • By Web MD   -   Jun 19, 2018

    MARRIAGE IS GOOD MEDICINE FOR THE HEART

    Add protection from heart disease and stroke to the health benefits of marriage.

    Stroke
  • What Is a 'Good Death'? By Web MD   -   Jun 19, 2018

    WHAT IS A 'GOOD DEATH'?

    This story talks about the idea of having a "good death" and what that means.