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|Every 15 minutes, someone in the US dies of a drug-resistant superbug
Every 15 minutes, someone in the United States dies of a superbug that has learned to outsmart even our most sophisticated antibiotics, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2019 8:52 PM
|By the numbers: Gun deaths in America
Americans own more guns per capita than any other country, and firearms contribute to the bulk of homicides nationwide.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2019 6:40 PM
|Some European doctors think Chinese medicine should come with a health warning
Herbs to increase breast milk supply and heal the spleen. Traditional remedies which promise to cure insomnia and acne. Secret cancer treatments that have been ignored or suppressed by Western medicine.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2019 1:53 AM
|For heart disease, meds may work as well as invasive surgery, major trial shows
High-risk patients with stable heart disease may fare just as well on medications alone, versus having invasive heart operations such as stents and bypass surgeries, according to a major trial. The results were presented Saturday at the American Heart Association's yearly conference.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2019 10:51 PM
|Midwives, doulas could benefit births -- but not all women have access
Nandi Hill rushed to Emily Rose's home at the crack of dawn.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2019 7:32 PM
|Cat food sold nationwide is recalled over risks to pets and humans
A Utah company is recalling two-pound frozen bags of Quest beef cat food sold nationwide over fears it may be contaminated with salmonella.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2019 5:21 PM
|Don't tell 'Lucy,' but modern-day apes may be smarter than our evolutionary ancestors, scientists say
Researchers using a new method to evaluate the cognitive abilities of species stumbled across a surprising finding: Our evolutionary ancestor, Australopithecus, may have been less intelligent than modern-day great apes.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2019 3:56 PM
|Illiterate people are twice as likely to develop dementia, study says
Whether or not you can read and write could be a factor in your ability to stave off dementia as you grow older, according to a new study from scientists at Columbia University.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2019 7:24 AM
|Sure, houseplants are great. But they're not actually cleaning the air
You've probably heard people say that keeping plants in your home or office helps to make the air cleaner, but science says otherwise.
POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2019 1:26 PM
|How to stop throwing away your veggies and fruit
We all do it: buy fresh fruits and veggies with the best of intentions to gobble them down, only to open the fridge a few days (or weeks) later to discover a rotten mess.
POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2019 11:48 AM