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'Vampire' child discovered buried in 5th century Italian cemetery
The remains of what is being called the 'Vampire of Lugnano' have been uncovered in a 5th century Italian grave. What caused the 10-year-old child to be buried with a stone in its mouth? The remains of a 10-year-old biting on a stone have been ...
Dietary Supplements Found Tainted With Prescription Meds
Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found between 2007 and 2016 that 776 dietary supplements ...
C-section rates have nearly doubled worldwide since 2000
The number of women delivering babies via cesarean section has nearly doubled worldwide since 2000, to about 21 percent, new research shows. That's significantly higher than the 10 percent to 15 percent considered medically necessary, researchers said.
Parents learn to cope with effects of mysterious illness that weakens children's muscles
A rare polio-like illness is striking children across multiple states and there are now 38 confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM. The Centers for Disease Control is investigating the spike of this mysterious disease, which first made ...
Hospital system vaccinates nearly 8000 staff in daylong flu shot blitz
It was pouring rain Thursday, so Cynthia Williams had to climb into the roving van that brought the flu vaccine team to her door. Thirty seconds later, she was vaccinated and her fellow nurse-practitioner Carrie Dugan was slapping a bandage onto her arm.
FDA Calls Out Vaping Company for Putting Erectile Dysfunction Drugs in Its Products
The Food and Drug Administration called out an e-cigarette company Thursday over concerns that its products contain unapproved drugs meant to treat erectile dysfunction. The FDA said the China-based HelloCig Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. has 15 days ...
New study links obesity to colorectal cancer
Washington: According to a recent study, women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50 in contrast to women who have what is considered a normal body mass index. In the United States, overall ...
Terminal breast cancer patients 'abandoned' in nurse shortage
Thousands of incurable breast cancer patients are being denied a dedicated specialist nurse, according to Breast Cancer Care. The figures show almost three-quarters (72%) of NHS Trusts across the UK are not providing designated nurses. Three years ago ...
Thousands 'race for a cure' in Howard County for breast cancer awareness month
HOWARD COUNTY, MD -- WBFF -- Thousands dressed in pink came out to participate in the 2018 Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for a Cure in Howard County. The annual 5K race around Columbia Gateway raises money for national breast cancer ...
New case of West Nile Virus confirmed in SC bird
ANDERSON, S.C. (WLOS) — A new case of West Nile Virus has been confirmed this week in a bird found in Anderson County. The bird was found near the intersection of Stringer Road and Old Williamston Road in Belton. The Emergency Management ...