by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on January 30, 2015 Updated: January 30, 2015
"Tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death and it [affects] almost every system in the body."
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 7, 2015
If you're among the 60 percent of adults who don't get vaccinated against influenza, listen up.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on December 24, 2014
"[W]e have to think broadly about lots of different ways to make families not be reliant on fast food," the lead researcher says."
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on December 10, 2014
Amid a national opioid addiction epidemic, this study shows a changing tide among a group that has historically enjoyed a profitable relationship with pharmaceutical companies.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on December 8, 2014
Despite a growing anti-vaccine movement, concerns about vaccination policies loom large among parents choosing a daycare for their child.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 1, 2014
And fewer smokers are having a cigarette every day.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on November 29, 2014 Updated: December 2, 2014
“Hospitals and the public need to get beyond that initial fear factor.”
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on November 21, 2014
While the epidemic is far from over, there are an increasing number of positive signs that the deadly virus' spread may be slowing.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on November 18, 2014
Drowning is one of the 10 leading causes of death worldwide, and it's an issue that disproportionately impacts children of color.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on November 11, 2014
Spencer has received every Ebola treatment available, including blood plasma from recovered patient Nancy Writebol.