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Tickborne diseases continue to be a problem in the United States. And the problem may have just gotten worse. According to a weekly report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new tick species has made its way...
Over a dozen cases of children born with missing limbs have come to light in France recently. Many of those cases are centered around the Ain and Brittany regions, which are rural areas. The cases have prompted an investigation by...
A slipped disc is a painful situation for back pain patients. But could electrical currents shock the disc back into shape? According to new research, that might just be the case. The research was introduced yesterday at the annual meeting...
As we speak, a ‘caravan’ of illegal immigrants is making its way north from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. We’re waiting as the immigrants cross Mexico and continue trekking upward to the United States. In the meantime, Americans are taking...
Ever notice that kids throw up more often than adults? Some parents see their child vomit and instantly think of taking him to the doctor. However, kids can vomit for a variety of reasons that don’t warrant a doctor’s...
Holiday parties are fun social gatherings, but they can also be diet disasters. Here's how to enjoy yourself while sparing yourself hundreds of extra calories. First, eat healthy in the hours leading up to the party. Focus on lean protein,...
Are fresh vegetables always the best choice? Usually, but not for hundreds of Del Monte customers who recently purchased the company’s pre-packaged vegetable trays. So far, customers in 4 different states have been infected by the parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis,...
Ever wonder why some people’s hands shake involuntarily? Maybe that’s you—but you’re not alone. Every day, as many as 10 million Americans suffer from something called essential tremor (or chronic hand tremors), says the U.S. National Library of Medicine....
When men start experiencing symptoms of heart disease, many just ignore it. But when they have problems downstairs with erectile dysfunction (ED), they’re much quicker to see a doctor. New research says that could be a good thing—since the...
Staring at a digital screen all day can take a toll on your eyes. Regular computer users have long complained of headaches, fatigue, and dry eyes due to strain. But many would like to know how high are the...