Steer clear of gastrointestinal fireworks during your summer festivities with these tips.
By Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press
The ruling by U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett halts enforcement of the so-called heartbeat bill law that opponents argued would effectively ban the procedure. That's because a fetal heartbeat can be detected as early as six weeks into pregnancy, before…
Antiretroviral therapy is the standard HIV treatment, but patients are never rid of the virus. A new study raises the possibility of HIV elimination through gene-editing with CRISPR.
By Associated Press
NEW YORK — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund died Saturday at age 53. Detective Luis Alvarez’s death from cancer was announced by Chief of…
The response to sexual assault allegations made by writer E. Jean Carroll against President Trump is again raising questions about what women face when they take their accusations public. Judy Woodruff speaks with Emily Bazelon of The New York Times…
By Mike Tipton, The Conversation
Being immersed in cold water can cause a “gasp” response and uncontrollable hyperventilation. Fortunately, there are ways to lessen the risk of death from this "cold water shock."…
By Associated Press
The measure is modeled after a Miami-based program which also provides HIV screening, access to social services, the opioid-overdose antidote Narcan and other medical supplies.
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News, Jon Greenberg, PolitiFact
During Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate, health policies — ranging from “Medicare for All” to efforts to curb skyrocketing drug prices — were among the key issues the 10 hopeful candidates onstage used to help differentiate themselves.
The plight of migrant children held in U.S. detention centers continues to generate controversy. As Congress battles over emergency funding for care and resources at the border, medical professionals warn that even brief exposure to the current conditions could be…
By Vicky Stein
Unlike modern cushioned shoes, calluses both protect your feet and allow you to feel the ground you walk on.
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