About 40% of US adults are obese, government survey finds

About 40% of US adults are obese, government survey finds

About 4 in 10 American adults are obese, and nearly 1 in 10 is severely so, government researchers said Thursday. The Centers for Disease Control...

US Confirms 53 Coronavirus Cases, CDC Outlines Pandemic Planning

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed 53 cases in the U.S., a majority of which came from passengers repatriated from the Diamond...

Health Officials Warn That Spread of Coronavirus in U.S. Appears Inevitable

Health officials in the United States warned Tuesday that the spread of the novel coronavirus in the country appears inevitable, marking a significant change...

Study Says, The Key To Curing Cancerous Brain Tumors In Humans Could Be Dogs

In order to better understand and treat cancer, researchers often turn to experimental models that allow thorough observation and experimentation without the involvement of...
New Coronavirus Cases Fall in China, but WHO Concerned by Global Spread

New Coronavirus Cases Fall in China, but WHO Concerned by Global Spread

BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported a sharp fall in new deaths and cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, but world health officials warned it...

Health Officials Say U.S. is Experiencing Worst Flu Season for Children in 10 Years...

It’s been a bad flu season for children nationwide and now officials say there is a second wave of influenza spreading. Pennsylvania has more...

Medi-Share’s Top Sleep Tips for Children

We spend lots of time focused on making sure batteries are charged for our phones, laptops, smart watches, tablets, and the list goes on....

Disease Modelers See Bad Things in the Future of New Coronavirus

At least 550,000 cases. Maybe 4.4 million. Or something in between. Like weather forecasters, researchers who use mathematical equations to project how bad a disease...

Coronavirus Outbreak Exposes China’s Monopoly on U.S. Drug, Medical Supplies

The coronavirus outbreak has exposed the United States’ dangerous dependence on China for pharmaceutical and medical supplies, including an estimated 97 percent of all...

CDC Director: Novel Coronavirus ‘is Probably With Us Beyond This Season, Beyond This Year’

As an outbreak of a novel coronavirus has swept through Hubei province, China, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been preparing...

Study Shows, AI Can Predict when Patients Will Have a Heart Attack or Stroke...

Artificial intelligence has accurately predicted the possibility of heart attack or stroke in a world's first. A study led by Barts Health NHS Trust and University College London used...

Study Finds, 7 in 10 Americans Hide Unhealthy Eating Habits from their Partners

Over half of 2,000 surveyed Americans with romantic partners make efforts to hide their unhealthy eating habits from their better halves, according to a...

Coronavirus Poses Greater Global Threat Than Terrorism, Leading Doctor and WHO Leader Warns

The coronavirus is "the worst enemy you can ever imagine" and poses a greater global threat than terrorism, the World Health Organisation has warned. Urging...

Whistleblower doctor reported in critical condition in China

 A Chinese doctor who got in trouble with authorities in the communist country for sounding an early warning about the deadly coronavirus outbreak lay...

New virus has infected more than 28,200 people globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 28,200 people globally. The latest figures as of Thursday in Beijing: — China: 563 deaths...

The Latest: WHO seeks $675M to fight new virus

The Latest on a virus outbreak that began in China (all times local): 11 p.m. The director-general of the World Health Organization has asked for $675...

Changing counts reveal inexact science of calorie labels

Almonds used to have about 170 calories per serving. Then researchers said it was really more like 130. A little later, they said the...

Everything You Need to Know About Coronavirus, the Deadly Illness Alarming the World

The spread of China’s coronavirus, which closed a city of 11 million, leaped across continents and raised pandemic fears, may have started with something...

World Health Organization Declares Global Emergency Over Virus From China

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has spread to more than a...

Everything You Need to Know About the Coronavirus: What are the Symptoms and How...

The spread of China’s coronavirus, which closed a city of 11 million, leaped across continents and raised pandemic fears, may have started with something...