- Tenth-Century Eye Salve May Kill Modern Super Bugs
Could a tenth century eye salve be the secret to fighting modern super bugs?
- 5-Year-Old Shooting Victim Feted at Pirate-Themed Party
Donovan Lyles Jr. was struck by a stray bullet from a random shooting. He lost his eye but not his spirit.
- None of the Enterovirus Patients With Paralysis Has Fully Recovered
Children with paralysis might have been having a strange immune response.
- Inside Parents' Struggle to Choose Risky Prenatal Surgery
While this little girl's life is just getting started, it has already been a long journey for her parents.
- 10 Years After Schiavo's Death, 'End of Life' Debate Rages
Ten years after the death of Terri Schiavo, the debate over when to end the life of someone catastrophically ill rages on.
- Eating Disorder Awareness Group Endorses Aerie Underwear
Underwear line gets high praise for using unretouched model photos.
- Why You Should Care About GNC's New Supplement Guidelines
GNC responds to investigation revealing mislabeling of ginseng, echinacea and others.
- An Apple a Day May Not Keep the Doctor Away After All
An apple a day may not keep the doctor away but it couldn't hurt.
- Couple Welcomes 'One in a Million' Set of Triplets
A naturally conceived set of triplets can be as rare as "one in a million."
- Man Mistakenly Eats Pot Brownie and Reports He's Having a Stroke
- What was mental state of Germanwings co-pilot?
Barring a revelation from his parents or girlfriend, we may never know what was going through the mind of Andreas Lubitz in the moments leading up to the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525.
- Should pilots be outed for their psychological problems?
"A pilot called me last week, concerned he might have Marfan syndome," a health care provider told me recently at a meeting. "But if I find he has the disease, do I have to report him to the Federal Aviation Administration? And if so, should I call him first and tell him that? Would he lose his job?" She was totally unsure what to do. Several other providers were present, and none of them knew, either.
- Will psychological testing become mandatory?
Everyday millions of people put their lives in the hands of others, such as pilots. Should mental health screenings be mandatory in more professions? CNN's Dan Simon reports.
- Suicide at 38,000 feet?
Bill Schmitz says our reluctance to call the Germanwings crash what it was keeps us from addressing an international mental health crisis
- Worst foods to eat when you're sick
- 1000-year-old recipe kills MRSA superbug
- A workout for your face?
- Kids allowed sips of alcohol more likely to drink later
If you've already allowed your kids to take a little sip of your beer or wine from time to time, you probably won't be pleased when you hear the findings of a new report.
- One-minute solutions to improve your health
- Cereal could be the key to long life
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- Medieval remedy to treat eye infections found to kill MRSA superbug
Researchers in Britain and the U.S. have found that a medieval concoction meant to treat eye infections also has the ability to kill the MRSA superbug.
- 8 ways to soothe heartburn in pregnancy
As a obstetrician, one of the most common questions I hear from my patients is: What are some natural ways to deal with an upset stomach, heartburn or acid reflux? And what I always tell them we need to consider is that the physiology of the gastrointestinal tract in a pregnant woman is slightly altered. […]
- How many Americans could get Ebola? Study provides estimates
The United States could have had more than a dozen Ebola cases monthly during the height of the epidemic in West Africa last year, and a half dozen cases in treatment simultaneously, according to a new study
- Guess your age? 3D facial scan beats doctor's exam
It's no secret that most people accumulate wrinkles on their faces as they age.
- The power of positivity: How banishing negative thoughts helped me beat pancreatic cancer, twice
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal human diseases known to man.
- Man with cerebral palsy completes Ironman Kona, conquers Mt. Kilimanjaro
Ever since 39-year-old Bonner Paddock was a child, he has carried what he calls “the dark rider” with him every step of the way.
- Woman's car window plea gets her a kidney donor
It's not everyone who appeals to strangers they pass on the road to give them an organ, and it's definitely not everyone who spots such an appeal, turns to his wife, and says, "Did you get her number?
- We might be breathing in DNA from superbugs, study finds
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria now infect some 2 million Americans every year, the Texas Tribune reports, and experts have long been aware of the presence of so-called "superbugs" in tainted food and drink.
- Forceps left in woman’s abdomen during botched operation
Medics in Spain have been fined more than $11,000 after leaving forceps in a patient’s abdomen during an operation, Central European News (CEN) reported.
- Mother forced to choose which child to save with kidney transplant
A mother in China was forced to choose between her two children after discovering both were fighting for their lives after suffering from kidney failure, and a transplant would save only one of them, Central European News (CEN) reported.
- Caring for Alzheimer's: How Three Couples Cope
More than half of Alzheimer’s patients are cared for by a loved one. Three caregivers talk about the physical and emotional toll as the disease progresses.
- The Search for a Better Definition of Pain
Proactive patients work with researchers for a more precise way to explain how they feel physically.
- When the Daily Grind Gets Him Down, He Goes Up a Mountain
At just 31 years old, Aaron Ollivier, CEO of Precision Concrete Cutting, was burned out. The antidote, he found, was rediscovering an activity he enjoyed as a teenager and college student: climbing.
- White House Sets Plan to Fight Superbugs
The White House issued the most extensive action plan ever against drug-resistant bacteria, or superbugs, seeking to curb antibiotic use at farms and hospitals—and promote tests to find lethal bugs, and antibiotics to kill them.
- Drug-Tied HIV Outbreak Sparks Emergency in Indiana
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared a public-health emergency in a rural southern county due to an outbreak of HIV that he said has reached epidemic proportions.
- House Passes Medicare 'Doc Fix' Bill
The House passed a measure to permanently replace a formula for reimbursing doctors who treat Medicare patients, in a rare moment of bipartisan agreement that is expected to push the legislation easily through the Senate.
- Two Ebola Vaccines Show Promise
Two experimental Ebola virus vaccines appear to be safe, based on a trial with 600 people in Liberia, the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said Thursday.
- Obama: Tie Health Payments to Quality
Paying doctors, hospitals and other providers for improved care rather than treatment volume will benefit patients and lower U.S. health-care spending, President Obama said.
- FDA Bans Shipments From Indian Drug Maker Aarti
The FDA has banned shipment to the U.S. of medicines made by Aarti Drugs, the company disclosed in a filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange, following an inspection of manufacturing facilities in August.
- Passage of 'Doc Fix' Bill Edges Closer
Lawmakers closed in on passage of a measure to permanently replace an 18-year-old formula for reimbursing doctors for Medicare patients.