Monday, September 16, 2019
Heart-wrenching photos of a 5-year-old girl gently supporting her 4-year-old brother as the side effects of chemotherapy disrupt their playtime have gone viral after their mother shared a raw post about how childhood cancer impacts the whole family. “One thing...
Good news, red wine lovers: An occasional glass of the beloved beverage could be good for your gut health, a study published this week found. The study, published Wednesday in the journal Gastroenterology and led by researchers with King’s College...
Scientists have discovered a new pain organ in the skin. The cells form a network that senses painful stimuli such as pricks and impact. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden say the organ is sensitive to hazardous environmental irritation. It is made...
Jay Inslee is running for president as the climate change candidate. But the two-term Washington governor can credibly claim to have accomplished more than most of his peers on health care, a key issue in the 2020 campaign. He created both...
Move over ‘The Walking Dead’, Americans are the real ‘zombie eaters’, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 Americans examined their eating and snacking habits, discovering that the majority (88 percent) are ‘zombie eaters’ – admitting to looking at...
While many so-called mature adults opt for showers — a good soak might be better for you. Just ask researchers at the University of Texas, who say taking a warm, well-timed bath before bedtime improves sleep in those with nighttime...
Health economist: Health-Care Fix Won’t Be Free The cost of health care has been a topic “particularly susceptible to silver-bullet thinking” in the Democratic primaries, observes Carrie Colla at The Hill. Candidates propose “delivery reforms, programs or policies that will reduce...
The average American only eats breakfast three times a week, according to a new study. In fact, 13% of respondents admitted they rarely — if ever — eat breakfast in the morning. The study, conducted by OnePoll in conjunction with Sabra, examined...
Adriana Lima continues to kick butt in the modeling world thanks to, well, kicking butt. The 38-year-old star explained that in order to find the right fitness routine, you need to “have fun with it.” “I started with yoga. That did not...
As Americans live longer, more and more families are caring for older adults and facing tough financial circumstances that give rise to a bigger question: How will we as a nation care for a growing number of older people...

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