Category Archives: Health

Childhood Eating Disorders on the Rise


More than 25 million people in the United States — around 1 in 13 — suffer from an eating disorder. While people of all ages…read more

Test Tomorrow? Get Your Sleep


While increased study time unquestionably helps get better grades, when it comes at the expense of sleep it may be better to hit the pillow…read more

Bird Flu Researchers Balance Science With Bioterrorism Risks


The World Health Organization (WHO) and others are debating what to do about recent research on bird flu in which mutated viruses were exchanged between…read more

Review Highlights Unethical Moments in Medical Research History


U.S. government doctors intentionally infected prisoners in Guatemala with syphilis, disabled people in Connecticut with hepatitis and hospital patients in New York with cancer cells,…read more

Cholera Epidemic in Haiti Causes Havoc


On the island nation of Haiti, where 1.3 million people are living in tent cities following a catastrophic earthquake almost a year ago, an outbreak…read more

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