Trump Administration Names Georgia Public Health Commissioner Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald to Lead U.S. CDC

The Trump administration on Friday named Georgia public health Commissioner Dr Brenda Fitzgerald to lead the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in...

CDC: Prescriptions for Opioid Painkillers Have Dropped Since 2010 In U.S., But Still High

And length of prescriptions went up, raising risk of addiction among patients Prescriptions for opioid painkillers have dropped since 2010 in the United States, but...
Participants attend a service during the World Communion of Reformed Churches General Council in Wittenberg, Germany, on July 5, 2017. Photo courtesy of WCRC/Anna Siggelkow

What Does All the Data Saying Church Attendance is Good for Health Really Mean?

The latest in a long line of studies, now numbering in the hundreds, if not thousands, shows that church attendance is good for your...

Progress Reducing Infant Mortality Uneven Between Whites and Blacks, New Research Finds

White and black children in the United States did not benefit equally from a recent reduction in infant mortality, according to new research. From 2005...

Pastor Rick McDaniel Shares 10 Reasons You May Not be Healed

by Rick McDaniel Healing for physical and emotional sickness is in God's plan for our lives. Jesus is the Great Physician who healed people throughout...

Some Pharmacies Deny Teens ‘Morning After’ Pill Despite FDA’s Removal of Age Limit

'Mystery shopper' study found druggists refusing sales, despite FDA's removal of age limit for the contraceptive Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has lifted...

World’s Biggest Drug Companies Turn to Artificial Intelligence to Improve Discovery of New Medicines

The world's leading drug companies are turning to artificial intelligence to improve the hit-and-miss business of finding new medicines, with GlaxoSmithKline unveiling a new...

Regularly Engaging In Physical Activity May Reduce Risk of Chronic Low Back Pain

Regularly engaging in physical activity, from walking to intense exercise, may help to reduce the risk of chronic low back pain by as much...

Study: Poor Sleep May Worsen Suicidal Thoughts

Treating insomnia might help improve emotional well-being, researchers suggest Sleep problems may provide early clues about worsening suicidal thoughts in at-risk young adults as well as a potential...

Study: People With Heart Disease at Risk of Dying Sooner When They Suffer With...

People with heart disease are at risk of dying sooner when they suffer from chronic depression and anxiety, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined data...

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...

Former First Lady Michelle Obama Continues To Host Fitness Boot-camp Weekends With her Close...

#FriendsGoals: Former first lady Michelle Obama has exercise dates with her close girlfriends. Mrs. Obama shared that when she was in the White House she would host “Bootcamp...

Eating Fish Reduces Pain Associated With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study suggests most fish may play role in controlling symptoms Eating fish at least twice a week may significantly reduce the pain and swelling associated...

United Nations Stresses Its Support for Eradicating Cholera In Haiti

The United Nations stressed on Thursday its support for eradicating cholera in Haiti, an epidemic it accidentally started, although the government said residents would...

More U.S. Women are Being Hospitalized for Opioid Abuse

U.S. cases rose 75 percent for females vs. 55 percent for males over a decade, study finds Opioid-related hospitalizations among women in the United States...

Harvard Scientist Says The New York Times Misrepresents Research Showing Health Benefits of Marriage

The nation's most prominent newspaper has misrepresented the findings of new research that reveals the many health benefits of marriage, according to a leading...

Flu Vaccine 42% Effective in Protecting Americans Last Winter

The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu...

Certain Hair Dyes, Relaxers Raise Breast Cancer Risk

Study findings differ by race, but one expert says they're inconclusive The safety of hair products has been debated for years. Now, new research suggests...
People who currently take statins, the most commonly-prescribed medicines in the UK, could benefit from a yearly booster jab instead (Shutterstock)

Have Scientists Invented an Injection to Stop Heart Attacks?

A new vaccination that prevents heart attacks and could provide an effective alternative to statins is being developed by Austrian scientists. Promising early research has...

Group Warns Some Baby Food Contains Lead

Some baby food sold in the United States contains lead, an environmental group warns. "Lead was detected in 20 percent of baby food samples compared...