Medicine

Coffee could boost your chances of a longer life, study finds

And the risk of death during the follow-up period was only slightly higher for people drinking around 4 cups of coffee a day compared with those who drank more ...


Fourth of July 2018 forecast: Will the heat continue?

Greenalalt said the heat may linger into Sunday and could prompt another advisory if the humidity stays up to keep the index over 100 degrees. The director ...


Drinking coffee could lower risk of death, study finds

But in the new study, the researchers found no link between having these variations and a person's risk of death over the study period. And it also doesn't matt...


Terrifying moment: Woman feeding sharks is pulled into water

The entire harrowing encounter was captured on video , which shows Brunning screaming as she is dragged into the water before the boat's crew and her friends p...


Amazon steps into pharmacy with PillPack

Amazon , which outbid Walmart for PillPack , now has direct prescription access to customers in 49 states (Hawaii coming soon). The soaring price of heal...


Air Pollution Contributes Significantly to Diabetes Worldwide

The main causes of type 2 diabetes include an unhealthy diet, inactivity and obesity , but this study highlights the significance of outdoor air pollution ...


Romaine lettuce outbreak tied to tainted irrigation canal

They previously connected the illnesses with romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, which supplies most of the romaine sold in the US during the winter, the A...


West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Garland

However, serious illness that involves the nervous system, such as encephalitis and meningitis, and death are also possible. About 1 in 10 who develop neuroinva...


Most people not washing hands correctly, spreading deadly germs around kitchen

You might think you're the cleanest cook ever, but when was the last time you wiped off the salt and pepper shakers or properly washed your hands after handling...


Doctors remove 50-pound cyst from woman's ovary

Kayla Rahn said she had trouble with even the most basic activities and would lose her breath just walking to her vehicle. Medical professionals told her th...


CDC: 23 Percent of US Adults Get Enough Exercise

More adults in the U.S. say they are exercising at the same time more of them are becoming obese. The recommendations from the US Department of Health and H...


No Fixed Limit on Human Lifespan in Sight

Jay Olshansky, the evidence for the counter-argument - that there is a strict limit to the maximum human lifespan and we have reached it already - is right th...


Mother: Girl at center of debate over brain death dies

McMath's case sparked debate over brain death and religious beliefs. Her body will be flown home to Oakland next week, her brain preserved for scientists to stu...


Seeing the same doctor over time 'lowers death rates'

The team of researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School examined 22 studies of 1.4 million patients from the United Kingdom, France, the Netherla...


US charges 601 people in healthcare fraud linked to the opioid crisis

Defendants include a doctor, a psychiatrist and a chiropractor, said Coleman, the top federal prosecutor for the western half of Kentucky. "We will continue t...


Only 23 Percent Of Adults In The United States Get Enough Exercise

ICYDK, official guidelines recommend that adults get a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate activity (or 75 minutes of vigorous activity) a week, but advise 30...


Trump says attack on Capital Gazette newspaper ‘shocked conscience of the nation’

Joe Manchin, of West Virginia, Joe Donnelly, of IN, and Heidi Heitkamp, of North Dakota. John McCain is in his home state of Arizona fighting brain cancer. Rep....


Romaine lettuce outbreak tied to contaminated canal water

Good news, salad eaters, you can eat romaine lettuce without fear now. Although investigators determined that the E. coli came from contaminated romaine l...


Rite Aid Says It's Ready to Sell Cannabis-based Epidiolex

Research has demonstrated the potential for CBD to reduce the severity and number of seizures experienced by patients with rare forms of epilepsy-like Lenn...


FDA Approves Cannabis-Derived Medicine for the First Time

Under the Controlled Substances Act, marijuana is a Schedule I drug, meaning it has a high potential for abuse and no recognized medical objective (heroin, LSD,...