Of the many purported super-foods, one that originates from North America is the cranberry. Grown in bogs, cranberries are harvested in late fall, just in time for Thanksgiving and other holiday dinners. But this [...]
Stitched into the flag of our beloved country are instances of civil unrest. Civil disobedience and peaceful demonstrations have a meaningful place in our history, with many lessons to be learned from each struggle. However, to me, there is [...]
Anywhere from 8 to 19 percent of women report having frequent postpartum depressive symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Many of these mothers who seek medical care are treated with conventional [...]
A new study led by Columbia University scientists suggests two possible causes of childhood obesity: taking antibiotics during pregnancy and getting a Caesarean section.
The research, published online in International Journal of [...]
Ebola czar Ron Klain (C) listens in the White House East Room as the U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement about the government’s Ebola response in Washington, October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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Night shift workers may expend less energy and be more prone to weight gain than people who have normal work schedules, reveals a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Researchers at [...]
There are hundreds of smartphone apps that claim to help with weight loss, but how do you know if they really work?
In the first study of its kind, new research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine followed the weight loss [...]
image: Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Caffeine and Viagra are typically used to treat adult medical conditions, but they may be life-saving for preemie babies.
Doctors at Nationwide Children’s Hospital use the medications [...]
Scanning electron micrograph of HIV-1 budding from cultured lymphocyte. The multiple round bumps on cell surface represent sites of assembly and budding of virions. (CDC.gov)
South Africa plans to spend $2.2 billion over two years [...]
This 2013 file photo provided by United Brethren in Christ, shows Dr. Martin Salia. (AP/United Brethren in Christ, Jeff Bleijerveld)
A surgeon who contracted the Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone is fighting for his life [...]