Doctors Still Overprescribing Opioids In U.S., New Federal Study Shows

Nearly 92 million Americans used a powerful prescription painkiller in 2015, survey shows More than one out of three average Americans used a prescription opioid...

Leftover Opioids Become Common Problem for Surgery Patients

Surgery patients often end up with leftover opioid painkillers and store the remaining pills improperly at home, a study suggests. The research raises concerns about...

Christian Husband or Wife, What To Do When Your Spouse Is Mentally Ill

My husband’s schizoaffective disorder devastated our family. Here’s what I’ve learned in the years since he was first diagnosed. “I think someone is listening in...

Study: Women Who Gain Weight Between Having Babies More Likely to Develop Diabetes

Danger is greatest for women whose weight was normal before they got pregnant, study finds Women who gain weight after having a baby may be more likely to develop diabetes during...

Study Finds Aspirin Is Safe for Heart Failure Patients

Large trial comparing it to warfarin finds aspirin not tied to more hospitalizations or deaths Some research has raised concerns about the safety of aspirin for heart failure patients....

Sugary Drink Tax to Take Effect Next Week In Chicago

A sweetened beverage tax will take effect in Chicago on Wednesday after an Illinois judge threw out a lawsuit by retailers that argued the...

Drinking a Glass of Wine With Your Meal Could Reduce Risk of Diabetes by...

Regularly drinking a moderate amount of certain alcoholic drinks could reduce a person’s chances of developing diabetes, according to a study. Consuming alcohol three or...

U.S. Scientists Say They Have Successfully Edited DNA in Human Embryos

The first successful editing of DNA in multiple human embryos has been conducted for the first time in the United States, scientists say. Using gene-altering...

Young Children Are Overdosing on Their Parents’ Dietary Supplements, Study Finds

Children under age 6 most often affected, study finds A curious toddler opens a bottle of melatonin found on the kitchen counter, and accidentally overdoses...

Running for Just One or Two Minutes a Day Helps Strengthen a Woman’s Bones

Study suggests brief bursts of intense physical activity lowered risk for bone loss Just a minute or two of running every day could strengthen your bones, new...

Study: 99% of Examined NFL Players’ Brains Have C.T.E.

Of the 111 brains of deceased National Football League players studied by neuropathologist Dr. Ann McKee, 110 of them had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a...

New Blood Test Can Check for 13 Types of Cancer

A research team led by the Tokyo-based National Cancer Center Japan has developed a new test to diagnose 13 kinds of cancers from a...

8-Year-Old Girl Cured of HIV After 10-Months of Medication as a Baby

A little girl in South Africa has been "virtually cured" of HIV after being given a cocktail of drugs as a baby, doctors have...

Study Says Wine Could Improve Memory

Lived through too many booze-induced, hazy nights to deem them true? Well, contrary to popular belief, alcohol may actually be beneficial to our memory.According...

Study Says Big Breakfast Could Help Weight Loss

Breakfast foods are the best foods, as anyone who has ever had cereal for an evening meal will testify. Same goes for night toast. New research...

59-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth After Trying For Decades

During nearly four decades of marriage, Akosua Budu Amoako and her husband tried to have a child, without success. But last month, at age...

Gaining Even a Little Weight Increases Your Risk of Heart Failure

But losing a few pounds might help decrease the damage, cardiologist suggests Gaining even a little weight can increase your chances of developing heart failure,...

Artificial Sweeteners Don’t Help People Lose Weight, Review Finds

The theory behind artificial sweeteners is simple: If you use them instead of sugar, you get the joy of sweet-tasting beverages and foods without...

Brain Scans May Change Treatment for Some People With Memory Loss

Does it really take an expensive brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer's? Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number...

Tabay Atkins Is America’s Youngest Certified Yoga Instructor

Legends are born and grown slowly and carefully.  It might seem like the stuff of Hollywood lore but the truth about Tabay Atkins is...