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Study: Hospital Death Risk Higher On Weekends

Posted: 07/07/2015 - Researchers from England set out to look more deeply into the association between the increased risk of death for patients admitted to the hospital on the weekend as opposed to a weekday.

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NJ Clinic Gives Children Wrong Vaccinations

Posted: 07/07/2015 - The Salem County, NJ-run "Shots for Tots" program has been shuttered while officials try to determine how and why at least five children were given the wrong immunizations.

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Meningitis B Vaccine Wins Partial Endorsement

Posted: 06/24/2015 - A federal panel gave a weak endorsement Wednesday to two meningitis shots, declining to recommend that all teens get the vaccine and leaving the decision to parents and doctors. A Topeka survivor was among those testifying in support.

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Can Placebo Pills Help Cancer Survivors Manage Pain?

Posted: 06/23/2015 - Researchers will begin recruiting cancer survivors who completed treatments at least six months earlier but are still experiencing moderate to severe levels of cancer-related fatigue and pain to see if placebo pills offer relief.

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You Are When You Eat

Updated: 06/23/2015 - A number of recent studies suggest that the key to dieting success is not just in how many calories you eat, or don't, but in when you eat them.

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Warning From Doctors: Don't Squat In Skinny Jeans!

Posted: 06/22/2015 - Doctors in Australia say a 35-year-old woman was hospitalized for four days after experiencing muscle damage, swelling, and nerve blockages in her legs after squatting for several hours while wearing tight-fitting denims.

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