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Study Links Smoking, Suicide Risk

Posted: 07/17/2014 - A new paper finds state public health interventions, such as cigarette excise taxes and indoor smoking bans, could reduce rates of suicide by as much as 15 percent.

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Does Science Support A Drinking Age Of 21?

Posted: 07/16/2014 - Scientists say the teenage years are one of the most important times for brain development, next to infancy. But debate continues over whether that means alcohol should be off limits to teens.

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Are You Allergic To Your iPad?

Posted: 07/14/2014 - Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety of personal electronic devices, including laptops and cellphones.

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Smell Test Could Detect Early Stages Of Alzheimer's Disease

Posted: 07/14/2014 - New research suggests that a faltering sense of smell might signal the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, and that an inexpensive, low-tech smell test could spot who needs more extensive screening for dementia.

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3 Good Yoga Poses For Runners

Posted: 07/10/2014 - Ask a runner about their past or present physical complaints and you can expect to hear about one or more of these conditions. So what's behind these ongoing problems?

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Program Helps "Forgotten" Teen Cancer Patients

Posted: 07/09/2014 - Over the last 30 years, doctors say the survival rate for teens and young adults with cancer have not seen the same gains as they have for children and older adults.

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"I got it!" Toddler Amputee Takes First Step

Updated: 07/08/2014 - Kayden recently took his first steps on his new prosthetics with the aid of a walker. In a YouTube video posted by his mother, the little boy bears a huge grin, exclaiming "I got it!" with each step he takes.

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Brain Study Turns Woman's Consciousness Off And On

Posted: 07/07/2014 - A new anecdotal study, published in the journal Epilepsy and Behavior, demonstrates it may be possible to turn someone's consciousness on and off like the switch of a light.

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Aspiring Model Strikes Pose With Colostomy Bag

Posted: 07/03/2014 - Looking at Bethany Townsend's beautiful face, you'd never think she suffers from Crohn's disease, a debilitating condition that wreaks havoc on a person's digestive system

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Be Still My Heart | Treatment Stops Rapid Heartbeat Episodes

Posted: 07/03/2014 - Imagine your heart suddenly racing up to 200 beats per minute. It's not life threatening, but it is scary and doctors now have a relatively simple way to stop the faulty electrical connection that causes it.

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