WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States’ top disease detective calls Ebola a ``painful, dreadful, merciless virus.’’ The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak in West Africa an international emergency, killing more than 900 people and spreading.
CHICAGO (AP) - Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools - their health may also benefit, a study suggests.
“I have arthritis in my knee and hip. My doctor told me that it’s good to exercise but when I do it hurts. Should I do it anyway?”
NEW YORK (AP) - Nearly a third of children in a national survey didn’t have an accurate idea of their own weight - most of them heavy or obese children who viewed themselves as normal. These false impressions were more ...
According to the Office of Minority Health, In 2011 African Americans were 20 percent more likely than whites to have asthma and three times as likely to die from it. Add the fact that communities of color and low-income communities ...
It is Her Majesty's custom to send a personal greeting to her subjects on their 100th birthdays. These days the Queen of England has a lot more letters to write.
When weight loss and fitness expert Phoenix Gilman relocated from California to the metro Atlanta area a few years ago, she continued her steadfast mission to revolutionize the way the public thinks and about food and the way they consume ...
“If someone has had an injury or surgery on a bone or joint that has healed, but they are still having problems, can anything else be done to help them?”
The United States Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Monday that 1.8 pounds of ground beef products are being recalled on fears that they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
When Lenonya Beebe took her teenage daughter Winifrid to the doctor to get her started on birth control; both mother and child never figured it would already be too late.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning American women that a device-assisted procedure for treating growths in the uterus could inadvertently spread cancer to other parts of the body.
Q: “I was told that age has caused my arthritis. Then why do some of my joints hurt and not others?”
I wake up most days with the same goals in mind: Be a good husband. Show my children how much I love them. Perform my job the best I can. Enjoy life.
Because many remain without symptoms for years, they are unaware of the real significance of flat feet. Some even joke about the fact that when their feet are wet, no arch can be seen at all. Others feel that since ...
Diabetics have to take special care of their feet. The disease can cause peripheral neuropathy—otherwise known as nerve damage.