Benefits come from less environmental damage and fewer health issues
An analysis of prescription refill data reveals stark regional differences in medication adherence
New skin protectant is a transparent film, not a lotion, but shows remarkable properties
Healthy diet and lifestyle choices can reduce your risk of disease, but not to zero. Let's take a more realistic approach to risk reduction
Italians who stuck closely to the heart-healthy diet had fewer heart attacks and strokes—but only if they were well-off and/or college educated. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The move would release millions of dollars for response
About 92 million people were instructed to use the medications in 2015
The agency hopes to bring the substance down to “nonaddictive” levels, but there’s no consensus on what those are
This year the EPA is set to review restrictions on 10 high priority chemicals as part of the Toxic Substance Control Act, including asbestos. So why is asbestos dangerous? Is the US likely to change its stance on the minerals?
A study of Ugandan men identified several bacterial strains associated with a higher likelihood of acquiring the virus
The trend has occurred over 40 years
This is where it gets complicated
Exposure to existing antibiotics can imbue infectious bacteria with resistance that also kicks in against new drugs related to the originals. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The technology can quickly spread genetic modifications
High temperatures help mosquitos and the virus reproduce; rain has less effect than thought
Shark attacks are rare, but watch out for these nasty parasites
An oncology expert discusses treatment options for aggressive glioblastoma
Telemedicine is getting an audition at more schools
But the U.S. can minimize the danger with a robust health emergency fund
The British baby has a rare, lethal disease