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Will Microwave Popcorn Ruin My Lungs?

specialist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. First of all, he agrees “popcorn lung” is not the best name in ...

Demand for health services to jump

particularly in relation to services for older people, a major new report has found. According to the findings, ...

‘Fat but Fit’? The Controversy Continues

their peers who aren’t overweight, a new study reports. ...

When Kids Have to Act Like Parents, It Affects Them for Life

codependency is and offering solutions for learning new behaviors,” explained Rosenfeld. She’s attended the ...

Why Do We Need Separate Chicken-Pox and Shingles Vaccines?

also works less well than GlaxoSmithKline’s new vaccine, which is more than 90 percent effective. “It’s ...

How Do You Regulate a Self-Improving Algorithm?

you want to eat lunch. These are useful features—but pale in comparison to the new ways in which ...

Binge drinking still a major problem

occasion, a new survey has revealed. According to the third annual Healthy Ireland Survey, which involved ...

The New Health Care: The Cookie Crumbles: A Retracted Study Points to a Larger Truth

Getting people to eat better is difficult. So is doing research about it, which is why skepticism is important. ...

A Lazy Person's Guide to Happiness

what started out as more traditional guru-type personal advice for longevity—drink a glass or two of ...

VIDEO: Increased cortical activity contributes to shoulder instability

NEW ORLEANS — Simon P. Frostick, MA, DM, FRCS Eng, FRCS Ed, FFSTEd, at the American Shoulder and ...

Home virtual reality system treats binocular vision problems

software through the company’s website. Tran said Vivid Vision was started 4 years ago ...

Better Sleep Can Build Emotional Resilience

a sleep start-up called Shleep, says that stress hormones are also low during REM sleep, allowing the ...

Memoir of Growing Up Fat Forces France to Look in the Mirror

Gabrielle Deydier’s plaintive account and sociological study exposes the many ways the obese face censure and insensitivity. ...

Blanchard releases new scleral lens design

midperipheral, limbal and edge zones. The new lens comes with an online fitting tool to make customizing and ...

IDSA updates infectious diarrhea guidelines for first time since 2001

guidelines for the diagnosis and management of infectious diarrhea. The new guidelines, published today in ...

Yoga, aerobic exercise combination yields positive effect on CV risk factors

In a new study, patients with obesity, type 2 diabetes and a previous diagnosis of CHD who ...

Are the Health Plans Trump Promoted Any Good?

renewed. The executive order—and the new rules federal agencies create as a result—might make them last up ...

Google Maps Pulls Calorie-Counting Feature After Criticism

The app told users how many calories they would burn by walking instead of driving, but was criticized as dangerous to people with eating disorders. ...

Google Maps' Failed Attempt to Get People to Lose Weight

On Monday, the reporter Taylor Lorenz noticed that Google Maps had a new feature: Walking ...

Rising obesity rates impact fertility among young adults

effects on fertility, a consequence younger adults may not recognize until they want to start a family. ...