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Opioid Epidemic Forces Hospitals to Begin Using Non-addictive Alternatives

A car crash shattered Stuart Anders' thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors not to give...

Ben Carson and Kirk Cameron Talk About the Advantages and Disadvantages of Marijuana

On two separate occasion this week, influential evangelicals Dr. Ben Carson, Kirk Cameron and entertainer Carman answered questions about the advantages and disadvantages of...

US Panel Drops Opposition Against Prostate Cancer Screening

An influential U.S. government advisory panel is dropping its opposition to routine prostate cancer screening in favor of letting men decide for themselves after...

Spanish Priest Is First European to Die of Ebola Virus

A Spanish priest who contracted the Ebola virus in West Africa died in Madrid on Tuesday morning, becoming the first European fatality. Miguel Parajes, 75,...

Washing Your Hands One of the Most Effective Ways to Stay Healthy

Like "Turn out the lights" and "Don't slam the door," being told to "Wash your hands" is one of those universal instructions children hear...

Majority of New Mothers Don’t Lose Those Pregnancy Pounds

Women's fears that pregnancy pounds will linger are validated by new research that suggests three-quarters of new mothers are heavier a year after giving...

Report: Fewer U.S. Teens, Young Adults are Binge Drinking

But 1 in 7 still had excess alcohol at least once in past month, study finds A new federal report finds that fewer U.S. teens...

University of Oregon Meningitis Outbreak Grows

The father of a University of Oregon student has contracted the potentially deadly meningococcal disease amid an outbreak that started in January and has...

Many Processed Foods’ ‘Trans-Fat-Free’ Claims Are False

Many processed foods contain more trans-fats than you might suspect, according to a New York City health department study. That's because many of the products...

Light Jogging or ‘Heavy Walking’ is Better for a Long Life

Vigorous exercise such as fast running might be harmful to your health over time, according to a Danish study Monday that found light jogging...

Soda Taxes Spread After Votes In Four U.S. Cities

Three California cities voted for a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages and another in Colorado was likely to follow suit, unofficial election results showed on...

This is Why You Should Never Try to Stifle Your Sneeze

A 34-year-old man temporarily lost the ability to swallow after pinching his nose and clamping his mouth while sneezing, doctors report If you've ever tried...

CDC: U. S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent

The U.S. smoking rate continues to decline, with just over 15 percent of adults reporting they're current smokers, a new government survey reveals. That's down...

Focusing on Healthy Foods Key to Avoiding Heart Attack, Stroke

Fewer heart attacks, strokes and deaths seen among those who follow Mediterranean-style eating plan Emphasizing healthy foods in your diet, not just banishing "bad" foods,...

Children Likely to Be More Active If They Have Involved Parents

Very few kids get the amount of physical activity they need every day, but a new study from Canada finds that parental support may...

Hummus and Dip Products Recalled Due to Listeria Contamination

Nearly 15,000 pounds of hummus and dip products are being recalled by Lansal, Inc. due to possible contamination with listeria bacteria, which can cause...

Infant Mortality Is a Serious Problem for African American Women

In Georgia, Dougherty County is home to around 93,000 people. And according to the American Communities Project Dougherty falls under the African American South...

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Defends Its Care for Ebola Victim

Dallas' Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital on Thursday defended the quality of care it provided a Liberian man who died of Ebola, saying treatment was...

#WorldMentalHealthDay: Erasing the Stigma, Shame, and Secrecy For Christians Suffering From Depression

Depression. It’s one of the most taboo subjects in the Christian community, yet with depression affecting more than 19 million Americans each year, 12 million...

Google is Developing a Machine to Predict When Hospital Patients Will Die

A woman with late-stage breast cancer came to a city hospital, fluids already flooding her lungs. She saw two doctors and got a radiology...