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Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD

August 16, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. In poorer countries these respiratory illnesses too often go undiagnosed and untreated, report finds Read article


A Vicious Vegetarian Dinosaur?

August 15, 2017 Chilesaurus may be missing link between plant eaters and meat eaters, researchers say

A Violent Environment Can Wreck Kids’ Grades

August 15, 2017 Researchers find link between kids' sleep, stress hormones and academic performance

Eliminating Obamacare Subsidies Would Up Premiums by 20 Percent: CBO

August 15, 2017 Payments to insurers defray out-of-pocket costs for poorer Americans, but President Trump has threatened to cut them

This Common Email Move Could Be a Career Killer

August 15, 2017 Smiley emoji may be OK once you know someone, but not in an initial contact, study finds

Local Crime Can Put Kids on the Run

August 15, 2017 Smartphone study finds young avoid their neighborhoods when threat of danger rises

Marijuana May Help Ease Nerve Pain, Review Finds

August 14, 2017 But evidence for using pot to treat other types of pain or post-traumatic stress remains inconclusive

Do Pets Really Boost Kids’ Health?

August 14, 2017 In a study that'll give you paws, researchers find no mental or physical benefit from a household friend

Calming Those Back-to-School Jitters

August 13, 2017 Child development expert offers advice on how to ease anxiety as classes start

When Stress Hormone Falters, Your Health May Suffer

August 11, 2017 Study suggests lack of variation in cortisol levels could be linked to ills like inflammation, cancer

‘Smart’ Underwear May Help Prevent Back Pain

August 11, 2017 With just a tap, wearable device eases stress, fatigue on lower back muscles, researchers say

Opioid Overdoses and Deaths Flooding U.S. Hospitals

August 11, 2017 Medical costs jumped more than $30,000 per patient in less than 10 years, study finds

Kidney Disease May Boost Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat

August 10, 2017 And, the worse the kidney problems, the greater the odds of the heart condition, researchers say

Trump to Declare Opioid Crisis a National Emergency

August 10, 2017 The majority of overdose deaths are attributed to prescription painkillers, report says

Cancer Takes Financial Toll, Even With Insurance

August 10, 2017 1 in 6 insured patients spends one-third of their income on bills related to treatment, U.S. study finds

Is Pot Linked to Blood Pressure Deaths?

August 10, 2017 Study suggests so, but heart expert questions the finding