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Marijuana Issues

( - New Haven, Conn. — New research by Yale Cancer Center (YCC) researchers shows a majority of pediatric cancer providers endorse the potential use of medical marijuana for children with advanced cancer....

Dec 12, 2017 - 10:15:43 AM

Cancer Issues

( - A study published in Pediatrics examined interdisciplinary provider perspectives on legal medical marijuana use in children with cancer.

Dec 12, 2017 - 10:01:09 AM

Psychological Issues

( - As lovely as the holidays can be, this whole time of year just seems to pile on the stress, doesn’t it?

Dec 12, 2017 - 9:32:56 AM

Pain Issues

( - PITTSBURGH, Dec. 11, 2017 – Patients receiving long-term opioid therapy for chronic pain sometimes demonstrate challenging and concerning behaviors, such as using more opioid medication than prescribed or concomitant alcohol or drug use.

Dec 11, 2017 - 2:07:28 PM


( - HOUSTON – (Dec. 11, 2017) – Surgery to remove a part of the brain to give relief to patients with epilepsy doesn’t always result in complete seizure relief

Dec 11, 2017 - 1:56:23 PM

New Product

( - LOS ANGELES, Calif. – (December 11, 2017) – According to the National Institutes of Health, there are around 6.5 million people in the country who use a cane, walker, or crutches to assist with their mobility.

Dec 11, 2017 - 11:59:06 AM

Skin Care

( - Wrinkled skin. It makes you look unappealing and older than you actually are. While the aging process is a natural one, there are many things that lead to advanced wrinkling that aren’t.

Dec 11, 2017 - 11:25:35 AM


( - ST. LOUIS — In a paper published in the Nature journal Scientific Reports, Saint Louis University (SLU) researchers report that a new drug reduces fibrosis (scarring) and prevents loss of muscle function in an animal model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)

Dec 11, 2017 - 11:07:13 AM

Cancer Issues

( - In findings presented to the American Society of Hematology, Mayo Clinic researchers found that using emojis instead of traditional emotional scales were helpful....

Dec 11, 2017 - 10:47:17 AM

Women's Health

( - Intensive surveillance including a dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) exam every six months was far more effective in detecting breast cancer in younger women...

Dec 11, 2017 - 10:39:10 AM

Genetic Issues

( - Early evidence suggests that gene therapy developed at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will lead to broad protection for infants with the devastating immune disorder X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency disorder.

Dec 11, 2017 - 10:29:19 AM

Cancer Issues

( - PHILADELPHIA – Two investigational immunotherapy approaches, including chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy, have shown encouraging results in the treatment of multiple myeloma patients....

Dec 11, 2017 - 10:19:55 AM

Cancer Issues

( - WASHINGTON — Consuming soy foods (such as soy milk, tofu and edamame) and cruciferous vegetables (such as cabbages, kale, collard greens, bok choy, Brussels sprouts, and broccoli)....

Dec 11, 2017 - 10:09:51 AM

Diabetes Issues

( - Diabetes is known to increase a person’s risk of kidney disease. Now, a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that the converse also is true: Kidney dysfunction increases the risk of diabetes.

Dec 11, 2017 - 9:51:44 AM

Smoking Issues

( - PITTSBURGH, Dec. 11, 2017 – Young adults who use electronic cigarettes are more than four times as likely to begin smoking tobacco cigarettes within 18 months as their peers who do not vape

Dec 11, 2017 - 8:22:21 AM

Food/Nutrition Columnist

( - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 6 Americans will suffer a food-related illness this year and 30% of these cases are caused by foods made in your home.

Dec 9, 2017 - 7:15:54 AM

Contributing Columnist

( - In a rare case in which a Nobel prize was awarded less than two years after the honored treatment modality was demonstrated, Canadians Frederick Banting and John Macleod shared the 1923 prize for their discovery of insulin.

Dec 9, 2017 - 7:13:06 AM

Eye Care

( - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — As cold winter months arrive, many people will live in dry, indoor conditions with the heat on all day, which contributes to the season’s being the most common time people complain about dry, itchy and watery eyes.

Dec 8, 2017 - 3:11:45 PM

Men's Health

( - Researchers at the University of Virginia Cancer Center are developing a tool to help patients with prostate cancer better understand the potential risks and rewards of their treatment options.

Dec 8, 2017 - 3:05:34 PM

Cancer Issues

( - Remember when your mom always told you “what you do now will catch up with you when you’re older?”

Dec 8, 2017 - 2:58:49 PM

Children's Health

( - Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is one of the study sites in the open label Phase 3 study that showed safety and effectiveness of the cystic fibrosis drug Kalydeco (ivacaftor) in children ages 1 to 2 years.

Dec 8, 2017 - 2:53:11 PM

Genetic Issues

( - There are nine genes that make you gain more weight if you already have a high body mass index, McMaster University researchers have found.

Dec 8, 2017 - 2:46:29 PM

Health Tips

( - EAST LANSING, Mich. – Discrimination not only harms the health and well-being of the victim, but the victim’s romantic partner as well

Dec 8, 2017 - 2:39:09 PM

News : National

( - Athens, Ga. – Potato chips, frozen pizza, a fast food hamburger—these foods are popular in the American diet and saturated with sodium.

Dec 8, 2017 - 2:19:15 PM

Mental Health

( - Mental illnesses, such as major depression, bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder, affect nearly 1 in 5 adults in the United States, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Dec 8, 2017 - 2:11:57 PM


( - Some expectant parents play classical music for their unborn babies, hoping to boost their children’s cognitive capacity.

Dec 8, 2017 - 2:05:10 PM


( - Clinicians and patients often struggle to find the right treatment for anxiety, sometimes cycling through various therapies for months before the patient begins to feel their symptoms improve.

Dec 8, 2017 - 12:44:24 PM


( - A species of fungus that lives in the gut of some Aedes aegypti mosquitoes increases the ability of dengue virus to survive in the insects

Dec 8, 2017 - 12:38:38 PM

Heart Health

( - DURHAM, N.C. -- Coordinating the response to heart attacks among emergency responders and hospitals reduces the totime treatment and saves lives

Dec 8, 2017 - 12:33:19 PM

Mental Health

( - PHILADELPHIA - A schizophrenia patient's own perceptions of their experiences -- and confidence in their judgments....

Dec 8, 2017 - 12:26:47 PM


( - From peewees to the pros, and every level in between, hockey seasons are in full swing.

Dec 8, 2017 - 12:05:38 PM

Medicare Issues

( - Rockville, Md. — A new study quantifying a 21-fold return on investment suggests an efficient — and non-partisan — method to cut healthcare spending is to invest in basic research.

Dec 8, 2017 - 11:33:11 AM

Eye Care

( - In a first-of-its-kind study, Mount Sinai researchers are using adaptive optics (AO) to analyze retinal eye damage from the August solar eclipse on a cellular level.

Dec 8, 2017 - 11:21:36 AM


( - When we try to stop a body movement at the last second, perhaps to keep ourselves from stepping on what we just realized was ice, we can’t always do it

Dec 8, 2017 - 11:12:36 AM


( - University of Michigan-led research brings scientists one step closer to understanding the development of neurodegenerative disorders such as ALS.

Dec 8, 2017 - 11:02:53 AM


( - How do we recognize others? How do we know friend from foe, threat from reward? How does the brain compute the multitude of cues telling us that Susan is not Erica even though they look alike?

Dec 8, 2017 - 10:53:44 AM

Asthma Issues

( - Children between the ages of 7 and 9 may be at greater risk for developing asthma if they consumed high amounts of fructose in early childhood or their mothers drank a lot of sugar-sweetened beverages while pregnant

Dec 8, 2017 - 10:41:41 AM

Children's Health

( - High blood pressure is a common condition that raises your risk of heart disease, stroke and other diseases.

Dec 8, 2017 - 10:21:34 AM

Mental Health

( - Diagnosing mental-health issues may seem straightforward: Patients discuss their symptoms and a clinician matches those symptoms to a disorder and devises an appropriate treatment.

Dec 8, 2017 - 9:39:45 AM

Pet Care

( - LOS ANGELES, Calif. – (December 8, 2017) – According to the Pet Food Institute, the commercially prepared pet food industry got its start in England in 1860. It then made its way to America around 1890, and it’s been evolving ever since.

Dec 8, 2017 - 9:30:02 AM

Healthy Television

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Food and Nutrition Columnist

Michael D. Shaw
Contributing Columnist

June M. Lay M.S.
Lifestyle Columnist

Wendy Lewis
Beauty Editor

Katie Couric

Walter Cronkite

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