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Roughly 300,000 Texans living in impoverished border communities known as 'colonias' are facing substandard housing, lack of resources and exposure to toxic stress. New research finds these communitie
With school nurses often covering multiple buildings, researchers find that nearly one in five students who experience severe allergic reactions are given potentially life-saving epinephrine injection
A growing body of evidence suggests access to safe, natural areas improves health across a wide variety of areas, including heart health, mental health, weight management, ADHD, and stress among child
New research has found sport specialization was associated with significantly worse mood, stress, fatigue, soreness, and sleep quality among female youth soccer players, even after controlling for fac
A new study found immigrants reported fewer potentially health-harming adverse childhood experiences, such as abuse, violence, or divorce, than native-born Americans. The findings suggest immigrants m
The Asking Saves Kids (ASK) campaign is effective in increasing parents' comfort level in asking if there is a gun where their child plays, according to research.
Showing the opioid epidemic knows no age limits, new research suggests more than 100 children test positive for opioid addiction or dependency each day in US emergency departments.
Researchers examining pediatric firearm injuries found that the age a child is injured by a gun is closely related to where he or she lives: the city or the country.
A team of researchers has analyzed all eight published longitudinal studies of mortality in schizophrenia that met their strict research criteria and found that the mean standardized mortality ratio -
Three interventions designed for follow up of patients who are identified with suicide risk in hospital emergency departments save lives and are cost effective relative to usual care. A study has mode
Regions of the United States with stronger firearm legislation had lower rates of Emergency Department visits for pediatric firearm-related injuries, according to a new study.
Almost half of parents whose children were admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit experienced postpartum depressive symptoms, anxiety and stress when their newborns were discharged from the hospit
Just under 60 percent of the German population view undesirable substances in food as a high or very high health risk. The most well-known of these substances, which are scientifically denoted as cont
The bald look, adopted by Hollywood superstars Bruce Willis and Vin Diesel, was studied by University of Pennsylvania researchers. They made their conclusion based on three small studies.
Khushboo Devi, 21, from northern India, has endured two painful procedures to help heal the scars on her face - caused by her father, whom she reported him for sex trafficking crimes.
Roger Bainton carried out dozens of unnecessary operations and "experimental procedures".
(Reuters) - A European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel recommended the approval of Johnson & Johnson unit Janssen's drug, guselkumab, for the treatment of plaque psoriasis in adults.
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's Scatec Solar is in talks to build its first solar power plants in Iran, its chief executive told Reuters, joining a wave of foreign energy firms looking to invest in the oil
High-street retailer Next is selling plus-sized apparel for toddlers. The chain, which has more than 550 branches nationwide, have introduced a 'plus fit' range for children aged 3-years-old and up
The purpose of the film, which is being used by public health officials in Kronoberg County in the south of the country, is to promote self-testing for chlamydia in people aged between 15 and 24.
(Reuters) - A European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel recommended the approval of Tesaro Inc's key drug, niraparib, for the treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer.
Even after the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma disappears, survivors can still suffer from mental stress caused by the storms, experts say.
High-street retailer Next is selling plus-sized apparel for toddlers. The chain, which has more than 550 branches nationwide, have introduced a 'plus fit' range for children aged 3-years-old and up
NEW YORK/BOSTON (Reuters) - More than 22,000 barrels of oil, refined fuels and chemicals spilled at sites across Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, along with millions of cubic feet of natural gas
People at the highest risk should be offered weight loss and healthy eating programmes, advice says.
(Reuters) - Tropical storm Jose is expected to strengthen into a hurricane later on Friday, bringing "high surfs and life threatening rip currents" along sections of the United States east coast, the
According to Dr Jenn Mann, the secret to a healthy and happy marriage is to argue more. She believes that playing 'peacemaker' can be damaging to the relationship.
HA TINH, Vietnam (Reuters) - Typhoon Doksuri tore a destructive path across central Vietnam on Friday, flooding hundreds of thousands of homes, whipping off roofs and knocking out power in the country
The bald look, adopted by Hollywood superstars Bruce Willis and Vin Diesel, was studied by University of Pennsylvania researchers. They made their conclusion based on three small studies.
A study from the American Academy of Pediatrics has found that the number of children addicted to opioids jumped by 17,000 from 2008 to 2013.
A study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics has found children using slides are far more likely to injure their lower leg or shinbone when on a parent's lap.
Donna Corden, of Leeds, knocked herself out during the incident earlier this year and had a small cut above her left eyebrow. It became infected and she developed necrotising fasciitis.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's big push towards new-energy vehicles (NEV) will require government backing to win over consumers, Mary Barra, chief executive of General Motors Co, said on Friday, amid br
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Santhera's shares plunged nearly 60 percent in early trading on Friday, after a European panel recommended against approving one of its drugs to be used in patients
Obese people at risk of diabetes will be sent on cookery and exercise classes to help off-set the blood sugar condition.
(Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said on Friday that a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel has recommended the company's three-in-one inhaled lung drug.
Deb Collins, Michelle Abery, and Niki Richardson all received the Erbium laser treatment from a beauty therapist who has worked in Victoria and Canberra.
Placenta accreta affects one in every 6,000 pregnancies and can be life-threatening.
HA TINH, Vietnam (Reuters) - Typhoon Doksuri lashed central Vietnam on Friday, tearing roofs from houses, knocking out power and causing localized flooding, in the country's most powerful storm in yea
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Hebei, China's smoggiest province, on Friday said it would ensure it meets its targets to replace natural gas with coal, while accelerating efforts to achieve politically crucial
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Jose could regain hurricane strength on Friday and cause life-threatening rip currents along portions of the United States east coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NH
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will reconsider a rule regulating coal ash waste from power plants in a win for utility industry groups that petitio
(Reuters) - Tropical Depression Fourteen has formed over the eastern Atlantic, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday.
The moment that a deaf American woman (pictured) who had just received a cochlear implant realizes she can hear her husband's kiss brought her - and others - to tears.
Chad Carr, the grandson of legendary University of Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr, was just five years old when he died. He had DIPG, a lethal and untreatable brain tumor which only affects kids
Sodium intake may be linked to an increased risk of developing both type 2 diabetes and latent autoimmune diabetes in adults says new research.
An ongoing longitudinal study tracking national coverage of women's sports finds that coverage is still lacking and the sexism of women's sports is less overt but remains a problem.
Scientific literature in recent years has focused extensively on one genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, the ApoE4 gene variant. A recent study raises flags that scientists should investigate
Unsuccessful courtship attempts by males create aversive memories that can reduce their level of enthusiasm for subsequent courtship attempts. Scientists have attempted to understand this behavior at
Researchers have confirmed that abnormalities in a common brain chemical are linked to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
People with more serious cases of sleep apnea may get lasting relief from an implanted nerve stimulator, a new study finds.
New research suggests that coffee and tea probably shouldn't be off-limits because each may help prevent an early death.
After devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma disappears, survivors could still suffer from mental stress caused by the massive storms, experts say.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Max was downgraded to a tropical storm on Thursday evening, bearing down on a region with the popular tourist resorts of Acapulco, Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa.
SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - The costs of fighting U.S. wildfires topped $2 billion in 2017, breaking records and underscoring the need to address a U.S. Forest Service budget that mostly goes to fires,
US scientists say their technology could have a "significant impact" around the world.
US scientists say their approach could have a "significant impact" around the world.
Policy requires that patients with alcohol-linked liver disease be sober six months before getting on transplant list, but Cary Gallant’s lawyer says the rule is unfounded
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