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After NRA Mocks Doctors, Physicians Reply: 'This Is Our Lane'
Note: This story includes graphic imagery and language. A mocking tweet from the National Rifle Association has stirred many physicians to post on social media about their tragically frequent experiences treating patients in the aftermath of gun violence.
Heart meeting features fish oil, vitamin D, cholesterol news
CHICAGO — Fish oil, vitamin D, novel drugs, new cholesterol guidelines: News from an American Heart Association conference over the weekend reveals a lot about what works and what does not for preventing heart attacks and other problems.
One death linked to ongoing turkey salmonella outbreak
(AP/KWCH) Federal health officials on Thursday reported the first death in an ongoing salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the death was in California but didn't have any immediate details. Since ...
Marijuana Use May Have Serious Effects On The Brain, According To Experts
The decriminalization of marijuana has been a slow uphill battle for proponents of legalization, but it appears to be paying off. After last week's elections there are now ten American states that allow recreational use of marijuana and 33 states that ...
This is when your body burns the most calories, study says
There are plenty of ways to burn calories. One of the ways to burn more could be linked to the time of day your workout happens. Researchers from Harvard Medical School recently conducted a small study, published in Current Biology journal, to ...
If you have not gotten your flu shot yet, now might be the best time
Now might be the best time to get your flu shot. There is mounting evidence that vaccine protection diminishes over the course of a single season since getting the flu shot, meaning an individual vaccinated in early September may be more vulnerable ...
New cell phone-based tool to detect HIV
Scientists have designed a portable and low-cost diagnostic tool, utilising a cell phone and nanotechnology, which can detect HIV and monitor its management in resource-limited regions. Management of human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV), a disorder ...
Heart attack-detecting smartphone app almost as accurate as an ECG
A newly developed smartphone app has shown promise for determining if a person is suffering from a serious heart attack. A study into the app's accuracy revealed it was almost as effective as a traditional electrocardiogram (ECG) at identifying a ...
New Zealand Herald
Breast Cancer Diagnosis Changes Surgeon's Patient Approach
U.S. News & World Report
A Greenville surgeon said she has new insight into what breast cancer patients endure after being diagnosed with the disease herself. Nov. 12, 2018, at 12:05 a.m.. Breast Cancer Diagnosis Changes Surgeon's Patient Approach. Share. ×. Share on Facebook.
WHO maps dangerous misuse of antibiotics
The World Health Organization warned Monday that antibiotics consumption is dangerously high in some countries while a shortage in others is spurring risky misuse, driving the emergence of deadly superbug infections. In a first, the United Nations ...