Japan Confirms First Bird Flu Case In Chickens Since 2011

Two chickens have tested positive for avian influenza at a farm in Japan where more than 1,000 chickens have died, marking the country's first...

Can Insulin Pills Prevent Diabetes?

For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same...

PHEN Partners With Churches to Hold Sixth Annual Father’s Day Rally Against Prostate Cancer

“Black America’s largest prostate cancer education and awareness event” The Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) expects to exceed last year’s reach of 1 million persons...

Florida Woman Comes Out of Coma In Time to Deliver Baby Girl

A family in Tampa, Florida, is celebrating two miracles after a woman who was hit by a truck and put into a medically-induced coma...

Fewer SIDS Deaths In U.S., But Racial Gaps Remain

Sudden infant deaths are twice as common for blacks as whites, study finds Fewer U.S. babies are dying from SIDS, but certain minorities remain at...

Study Finds Marijuana Use Has Increased In Colorado Since State Began Legalizing Drug

Colorado emerged as the state with the second-highest percentage of regular marijuana users as it began legalizing the drug, according to a new national...

EEW Magazine President, Dianna Hobbs, Joins Thousands In Breast Cancer Walk

Every October, EEW Magazine President & CEO, Dianna Hobbs, does something special to bring awareness and raise funds to fight breast cancer. When her mother...

MIT Man Hasn’t Showered in 12 Years

You’ve heard of taking probiotics for a healthy gut, but what about literally spraying live bacteria on your skin? As Dr. Mallika Marshall reports,...

Poor Sleep May Worsen Chronic Kidney Disease

For people with chronic kidney disease, poor sleep may boost the chances that their illness will worsen, new research suggests. "Short sleep and fragmented sleep...

More Than 100 Cases of Measles Now Confirmed In U. S. After California Outbreak

More than 100 people in the United States have been confirmed as infected with measles including 91 in California, most of them linked to...

Dr. Rick Sacra to Leave Nebraska Medical Center After Being Treated for Ebola

Dr. Rick Sacra, the patient who has been treated at The Nebraska Medical Center for the Ebola virus over the last three weeks, has...

U.N.: Heroin Use at 20-Year High In U. S. Drug ‘Epidemic’

A heroin "epidemic" is gripping the United States, where cheap supply has helped push the number of users to a 20-year high, increasing drug-related...

FDA Says Overuse of Aspirin May Cause Liver Damage

You’re in pain. You pop a vicodin. Then an aspirin. And another. And another. But…do you really know how much aspirin, particularly in combination with...

The Entire Globe has a Weight Problem and the USA is Leading the Way

By sheer numbers, the USA handily leads the world in obesity, with 87 million of the world's 671 million obese people — 13% of...

FDA Lifting Ban on Homosexual Blood Donors

The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it would scrap a decades-old lifetime prohibition on blood donation by gay and bisexual men, a...

CDC Monitoring 320 U.S. Pregnant Women With Zika

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday that it is monitoring 320 U.S. pregnant women with laboratory evidence of Zika...

Johns Hopkins University Scholars Say There Is No Scientific Evidence That People are Born...

Distinguished scholars at Johns Hopkins University in Maryland released a new 143-page report on Monday that argues that there is not enough definitive scientific...

Study: Even Mild Concussion Can Cause Thinking, Memory Problems

A mild or moderate concussion may have longer-lasting consequences than previously realized, a new study suggests. By comparing brain imaging studies and thinking tests between...

A Cup of Caffeine at Night Does More Than Keep You Up Late

It's no news flash that consuming caffeine close to bedtime can interfere with sleep. But scientists at the University of Colorado at Boulder report in the...

National Study Finds Little Proof of Pot’s Medical Benefits

Marijuana advocates tout the drug and its compounds as therapeutic for everything from treating glaucoma to stopping nightmares. But a new systematic review of...