Updated: 11/30/2013 - 5-month-old Maverick was in heart failure after two surgeries.
Posted: 11/26/2013 - Research completed on 3,500 indviduals who were an average age of 64 found that those who were able to regularly work out at moderate or vigorous levels at least once a week were three to four times more likely to remain healthy while aging.
Updated: 11/25/2013 - A European version of the "morning-after pill" that is identical in formula to Plan B One-Step in the U.S. will update its packaging to show that it is not effective in women over 176 pounds.
Updated: 11/22/2013 - New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals an additional two million kids have attention attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder compared to stats collected nearly a decade earlier.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - Researchers found hat people who ate nuts frequently over 30 years were less likely to die during the study period than those who skipped the high-protein snack.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - A study of 567 middle-aged men between ages 35 and 65 that had out-of-hospital cardiac arrests found that 53 percent had symptoms up to a month before their heart stopped beating.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - A new medical bulletin released to aviation medical examiners by Federal Air Surgeon Dr. Fred Tilton says pilots with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher will need to go for screening for sleep apnea.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - Researchers analyzed 50 fitness studies that were conducted between 1964 and 2010, and found today's kids run slower and have less endurance than their past counterparts.
Posted: 11/19/2013 - World Toilet Day hopes to increase awareness about the need for basic sanitation and to teach people about better practices.
Updated: 11/19/2013 - The largest health insurance company in Kansas says it will offer another year of coverage under plans that it had expected to cancel because of the federal health care overhaul.
Posted: 11/18/2013 - Princeton said Monday evening it plans to receive supplies of the vaccine, Novartis' Bexsero, pending final approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is currently not approved in the U.S.
Posted: 11/18/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration last week approved importing the vaccine Bexsero for possible use on the Princeton campus, where 6 students and a visitor have been diagnosed with a type B strain since March. The school is deciding whether to give it to students.
Posted: 11/15/2013 - Research published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine on Nov. 13 shows that more than 50 percent of patients who did not undergo a surgical procedure were prescribed an opioid.
Posted: 11/15/2013 - About 15 million babies worldwide are born too soon, most of them in Africa and parts of Asia where survival is difficult for fragile newborns.