Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help students’ lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new policy.
A Utah woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals has been released from a Salt Lake City hospital.
The new rules mean that drugs like Vicodin, Lortab and other generic versions will be subject to the same prescribing rules as painkillers like codeine and oxycodone.
Their release poses no public health risk, Dr. Bruce Ribner of Emory University Hospital in Atlanta stressed.
The recalled items were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills peanut butters and MaraNatha almond butters and peanut butters.
Rather than the stars staffing phone banks as they have on past “Stand Up to Cancer” telethons, they’ll be contacting with viewers by phone and online through Facebook and other platforms from a “digital lounge.”
Three Liberian health workers receiving an experimental drug to treat Ebola are showing signs of recovery, officials said Tuesday.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has said the facility processed diseased and unhealthy animals and circumvented federal inspection rules.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services denied a request by The Associated Press under the Freedom of Information Act for documents about the kinds of security software and computer systems behind the federally funded HealthCare.gov
Anyone with an illness consistent with the virus should not be allowed to travel normally and all passengers should routinely wash their hands and avoid direct contact with body fluids of infected people.
Lutheran Health Network released a statement to NewsChannel 15 saying they “sincerely regret any concern or inconvenience to patients.”
LONDON (AP) — Doctors and nurses fighting Ebola in West Africa are working 14-hour days, seven days a week, wearing head-to-toe gear in the
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The insurance industry responds that critics are confusing legitimate cost-control with bias.
At a dinner McDonald’s hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain’s menu.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says asthma affects over 25 million Americans, with increased occurrence among children, women, minorities, and urban demographics.
No one knows exactly where the virus comes from or how to stop it from seeding new outbreaks.
There are 200 scribes working in 470 hospitals in 41 states that help taking notes for doctors.
An American doctor infected with Ebola while working in western Africa says he is “recovering in every way.”
The accident happened in January at the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. A lab scientist accidently mixed a deadly strain of bird flu with a tamer strain.
Liberia faced an excruciating choice Thursday: deciding which handful of Ebola patients will receive an experimental drug that could prove either life-saving or life-threatening.