• Hands Don't Spread HPV, Study Finds By Web MD   -   Feb 15, 2019

    HANDS DON'T SPREAD HPV, STUDY FINDS

    "Just because we detect HPV DNA in the hand doesn't necessarily mean the viral particles are viable or that there is enough to cause...

    Hands
  • Ohio Teen Gets Himself Vaccinated, Inspires Others By Web MD   -   Feb 15, 2019

    OHIO TEEN GETS HIMSELF VACCINATED, INSPIRES OTHERS

    As he began to get various vaccinations, media reports about him multiplied, and so did the requests for information and guidance,...

    Vaccination
  • In States With Legal Medical Pot, Teen Use Is Down By Web MD   -   Feb 15, 2019

    IN STATES WITH LEGAL MEDICAL POT, TEEN USE IS DOWN

    The longer medical marijuana had been legal, the less likely teens were to use pot.

  • Guys, Can You Give Us 40? It May Show Heart Health By Web MD   -   Feb 15, 2019

    GUYS, CAN YOU GIVE US 40? IT MAY SHOW HEART HEALTH

    Men in their 40s who can do more than 40 push-ups at a time have a 96 percent reduced risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease...

    Stroke
  • 1 Hour of General Anesthesia Safe for Infants By Web MD   -   Feb 15, 2019

    1 HOUR OF GENERAL ANESTHESIA SAFE FOR INFANTS

    Among more than 700 infants in seven countries, the researchers didn't find any measurable neurodevelopmental or behavioral problems...

  • Osteoporosis Often Missed in Elderly Men By Web MD   -   Feb 15, 2019

    OSTEOPOROSIS OFTEN MISSED IN ELDERLY MEN

    Osteoporosis is a serious condition for men, too. After breaking a hip, the risk of illness and death is greater among men than women,...

    Osteoporosis
  • Physical Shows Trump is Obese But in Good Health By Web MD   -   Feb 15, 2019

    PHYSICAL SHOWS TRUMP IS OBESE BUT IN GOOD HEALTH

    Last year the 72-year-old, 6-foot 3-inch Trump weighed 239 pounds, but in a year he has gained 4 pounds and is now 243 pounds. That...

    Obesity
  • Women, Take Your Heart Attack Symptoms Seriously By Web MD   -   Feb 15, 2019

    WOMEN, TAKE YOUR HEART ATTACK SYMPTOMS SERIOUSLY

    You can have a heart attack even if your arteries don't have blockages, which is the case for at least a third of women who've had...

  • Blacks Gain, Still Have Highest Cancer Death Rate By Web MD   -   Feb 14, 2019

    BLACKS GAIN, STILL HAVE HIGHEST CANCER DEATH RATE

    The number of black lives lost to cancer in the United States is falling, and at a faster rate than observed among white people. That's...

    Cancer
  • Flu Shot Much More Effective This Year, CDC Says By Web MD   -   Feb 14, 2019

    FLU SHOT MUCH MORE EFFECTIVE THIS YEAR, CDC SAYS

    This year's flu vaccine offers 47 percent protection against all circulating strains, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers...

    Vaccination, Flu
  • Teen Weight Loss Surgery Gaining Acceptance By Web MD   -   Feb 14, 2019

    TEEN WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY GAINING ACCEPTANCE

    Twenty years ago, weight loss surgery for teenagers was seen as a risky last resort. But today, many doctors say that for some, the...

  • Winter-Proof Your Skin By Web MD   -   Feb 14, 2019

    WINTER-PROOF YOUR SKIN

    What is it about winter and dry skin? A dermatologist explains and offers some tips and tricks to soothe winter dry skin.

    Skin
  • Your Valentine May Bring You Better Sleep By Web MD   -   Feb 14, 2019

    YOUR VALENTINE MAY BRING YOU BETTER SLEEP

    If you can have a good relationship, you probably have good interpersonal skills. And if you get along well with your partner, you're...

    Sleep
  • By Web MD   -   Feb 14, 2019

    WHAT TO DO WHEN ADULT CHILDREN WANT TO MOVE BACK IN

    How do you handle it when your millennial adult child wants to move back home? See what a psychologist has to say about house rules...

    Child
  • Does Bullying Start at Home? By Web MD   -   Feb 14, 2019

    DOES BULLYING START AT HOME?

    Bullying was more likely to occur in families with three or more children, and the eldest child or older brothers were more often the...

    Child
  • Is There a Right Time for Sex After Childbirth? By Web MD   -   Feb 14, 2019

    IS THERE A RIGHT TIME FOR SEX AFTER CHILDBIRTH?

    There's really no one-size-fits-all time for resuming sexual activity. The six-week guideline seems widely accepted, but researchers...

    Childbirth
  • Learn About How Geriatricians Care for Older Adults By Web MD   -   Feb 14, 2019

    LEARN ABOUT HOW GERIATRICIANS CARE FOR OLDER ADULTS

    Just as pediatricians care for young patients, geriatricians focus on caring for older adults. Learn more about what these medical...

  • Sports Are Important to Keep You Fit, Active as You Age By Web MD   -   Feb 14, 2019

    SPORTS ARE IMPORTANT TO KEEP YOU FIT, ACTIVE AS YOU AGE

    Research shows that playing sports and exercising in midlife promotes activity as men age. The benefits of sports may also surpass...

    Sport
  • TaTattooed and Need MRI? What You Need to Know By Web MD   -   Feb 14, 2019

    TATATTOOED AND NEED MRI? WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    While millions of people with tattoos have MRIs every year without side effects, some adverse reactions have been reported, including...

    Skin
  • Breast Cancer and DDT: Exposure Timing May Matter By Web MD   -   Feb 14, 2019

    BREAST CANCER AND DDT: EXPOSURE TIMING MAY MATTER

    If harmful DDT exposures occur at times when breast tissue is rapidly changing, such as during puberty, they impact breast development...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts