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Are mental health diagnoses 'scientifically meaningless'?

After finding many inconsistencies and contradictions in the DSM-5 diagnostic handbook, a study questions the scientific value of psychiatric diagnoses....

Are mental health diagnoses 'scientifically meaningless'?

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Your Kid Should Get Mental Health Days, Too Lifehacker contributor Starre Julia Vartan wrote about the importance of taking mental health days from your job. Mental health is health, and taking...
2019-07-10, 22:39

New Zealand’s 1st ‘well-being budget’ targets mental health WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government says it will spend billions of dollars more on mental health services and combatting ch...
2019-05-30, 06:00

How getting more daylight can improve your mental and physical health Spending less time outside and more time in dim artificial light is disrupting our body clocks and undermining our health. The good news? A little da...
2019-05-29, 17:39

Regret can seriously damage your mental health – here's how to leave it behind The emotion can be all-consuming and destructive, as therapists see only too often. But learning from your mistakes has the power to improve the futu...
2019-06-27, 22:13

Politicians admit mental health struggles Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., recently delivered confessions that are rare for members of Congress...
2019-06-14, 08:00

An 8-hour work week could be ideal for mental health How many hours of paid work per week are actually beneficial for mental health? It could be as little as 8, suggests a new study from the United King...
2019-06-21, 20:39

Doctors couldn't diagnose my mental health problems. But then they saw my art I was sectioned until painting changed my life. Now I want to help other people heal through embracing their artistic sideI spent nearly 20 years of ...
2019-07-11, 15:26

Royce White still isn’t buying the NBA’s mental health crusade Of all the players in NBA history who have played exactly three total minutes, none have been talked about more than Royce White. After being selecte...
2019-07-13, 01:39

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to...
2019-06-28, 00:13

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health profe...
2019-05-29, 20:13

Sea of Solitude review - a dazzling and cathartic exploration of mental health PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One; Jo-Mei Games/Electronic ArtsDespite artless visual metaphors, this is a rare and audacious game that tackles depression ...
2019-07-05, 15:39

Heathrow's planes over Richmond Park would 'damage mental health' Locals who use park to boost their wellbeing face up to 47 low-flying aircraft an hour under planA psychologist who treats patients experiencing stre...
2019-06-17, 08:13

Video game addiction now classified as mental health disorder TUCSON – Whether it is Madden, Mario or Fortnite, it is pretty typical for kids to play some kind of video game. Last week, the World Health Or...
2019-06-06, 20:00

Brian Wilson postpones tour due to mental health issues Brian Wilson of Beach Boys fame has announced that he is postponing his "Pet Sounds" and Greatest Hits Live tour dates which were set to take place i...
2019-06-06, 23:52

Debunking brain-health myths: How to really boost mental power “Mindfulness”? “Transcendental meditation”? For Rahul Jandial, a board-certified brain surgeon and neuroscientist, those are just terms for meditativ...
2019-06-18, 01:39

PM 'extremely concerned' for Nazanin after mental health ward move A spokesperson for Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is"extremely concerned" about the welfare of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran after ...
2019-07-17, 15:39

Klobuchar’s mental health policy inspires Iowa endorsement DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar’s (KLOH’-buh-sharz) mental health policy has inspired her first I...
2019-06-06, 12:52

One-in-five suffers mental health condition in conflict zones: new UN report More than one-in-five people living in conflict-affected areas suffers from a mental illness, according to a new UN-backed report, prompting the Worl...
2019-06-12, 02:26

Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder Experts are finally recognizing what parents of “Fortnight” fans have long feared. The World Health Organization has officially added vid...
2019-05-28, 19:13

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned f...
2019-06-17, 22:00

Shunning booze may improve women’s mental health: study Winding down with some wine may not be so relaxing after all. Researchers at the University of Hong Kong found that quitting alcohol completely may ...
2019-07-10, 23:52

NYC budget pact overhauls Thrive mental health program The city’s new spending plan slashes $20 million from first lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “Thrive NYC” mental health initiative – with more ...
2019-06-15, 03:00

Billie Eilish Gets Candid About Her Own Mental Health Struggles in Emotional PSA Billie Eilish is "still trying to learn" how to prioritize her mental health. It's no surprise that the singer is an open book when it comes to her...
2019-05-23, 06:26

Billie Eilish is emerging as a powerful mental health advocate Eilish's status as one of the most prominent teenage musical voices means that she's in a uniquely important position to help her fans. &#...
2019-05-23, 18:52

YouTuber Etika Reported Missing Following Mental Health Struggles Gaming YouTuber Desmond “Etika” Amofah has been missing for over 36 hours, the New York Police Department reports. His disappearance comes at the end...
2019-06-21, 19:39

Women's mental health may improve after quitting alcohol, study says Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or quit the habit altogether have better mental well-being outcomes compared to those who keep drinking, ...
2019-07-08, 16:39

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-hous...
2019-06-03, 10:39

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers ...
2019-07-02, 19:52

Kate Spade New York fulfills $1 million mental health pledge NEW YORK (AP) — A year after Kate Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name has announced the completion of a $1 million pledge to ...
2019-06-05, 15:13

NYPD officers' suicides prompt top cop to cite 'mental health crisis' The commissioner of the country's largest police force said the department has a "crisis" on its hands after three officers killed themselves in 10 d...
2019-06-16, 22:39

Solace Sunrise Walk Shines Light On Suicide, Mental Health LEXINGTON (LEX 18) — It was an early wake-up call Saturday for participants in a 5K walk in Lexington that kicked off before the sun came up. D...
2019-06-08, 13:00

Actress Taraji Henson emotional in Congress about mental health, suicide Suicide rates among black children aged 5 to 11 in the United States have increased in the last 25 years, an alarming statistic that shocked members ...
2019-06-07, 20:26

Student debt can wear on your mental health. Here's how I stayed happy A heavy debt burden can wear on your well-being. Here's how to stay positive while you get back in the black.      ...
2019-07-17, 14:13

How Hurricane Sandy improved mental health treatment on Rikers Island City Department of Correction Deputy Warden John Gallagher credits Hurricane Sandy with helping him improve the treatment of mentally ill inmates on ...
2019-05-24, 00:39

Probe finds mental health patient died when staffers piled on him A South Carolina mental health patient died when staffers jumped on him in an attempt to restrain him, according to a report. A probe into the death ...
2019-07-19, 21:00

World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender as mental disorder The World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender people as having a mental disorder, according to reports. “Gender Identity Disord...
2019-05-30, 18:00

Metta World Peace: ‘I wish I had trusted more people’ with my mental health struggle Metta World Peace insists he’s not “misunderstood.” “That’s saying that I am somehow different from what people say I am,” the retired hoopster tells...
2019-05-30, 02:13

Burnout in firefighters linked to sleep issues, mental health concerns Firefighters who feel burned out often experience sleep issues, which also increases their risk of emotional fatigue, exhaustion and health problems,...
2019-06-28, 05:52

Help hard to find for teens struggling with mental health, thoughts of suicide Early diagnosis, treatment is key to reducing suicide and addiction. Nearly half of people who suffer from addiction have a mental health disorder. ...
2019-05-24, 00:52

Taraji P. Henson Delivers Emotional Testimony to Congress About Mental Health Taraji P. Henson got emotional as she testified before Congress on Friday about the need for mental health counselors and education, especially in th...
2019-06-07, 21:52

Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson delays tour over mental health LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beach Boys singer Brian Wilson has postponed his June tour over mental health concerns. Wilson, 76, said in a statement Thursday t...
2019-06-06, 22:39

Heroes In Crisis ends by failing its characters, its readers, and its mental health story Heroes In Crisis #9 hits shelves this week, ending the series with more of a whimper than a bang—a whimper that lacks even some sort of closure. The ...
2019-05-29, 20:26

Love Island may face probe amid fears over mental health of its stars Love Island could be subjected to an Ofcom investigation after a second women's charity raised fears about the treatment and mental health of one of ...
2019-06-18, 14:00

The World Health Organization Will Stop Classifying Transgender People as Having a ‘Mental Disorder’ The World Health Organization (WHO) will no longer categorize being transgender as a “mental disorder”, after a major resolution to amend...
2019-05-28, 18:39

Democrats plan Capitol Hill event to put Trump's mental health under fire Democrats are planning to host a Capitol Hill event featuring psychiatrists who will warn that President Trump is unfit for office based on his menta...
2019-06-05, 09:39

MPs demand more federal assistance as mental-health issues rise on Canadian farms A new report says Canada's farmers struggle with many challenges - such as market volatility, debt, long work days, unpredictable weather and lonelin...
2019-05-28, 18:52

Tyson Fury opens up about mental health struggles after reaching boxing's pinnacle Tyson Fury is one of boxing’s premier heavyweights but explained he was going through a dark time in his life after winning the unified title in 2015...
2019-06-10, 15:52

The Bachelorette's Jed Wyatt Says Cheating Claims Are Affecting His and Hannah Brown's "Mental Health'' Jed Wyatt is asking for more positivity and "kindness" on social media. The Bachelorette star, who is currently in the running for Hannah Brown's he...
2019-07-09, 04:00

Why Ariana Grande Is "Finally" Able to "Enjoy" Her Tour Amid Mental Health Struggles With Ariana Grande, there's more than meets the eye. The chart-topping singer interacted with her 63 million Twitter followers on Tuesday where she ...
2019-06-05, 01:13

San Francisco proposes nation’s first universal mental health care system The plan would include a 24/7 treatment center for any city resident in need of help, whether that’s counseling for anxiety or emergency care. ...
2019-06-05, 00:13

Kylie Jenner says life in the spotlight 'just isn't normal' in post about her mental health struggles Kylie Jenner posted a self-reflective note on Instagram where she touched on her struggles with anxiety, fame and alluded to her rocky friendship wit...
2019-07-16, 17:00

NYPD chief urges officers struggling with mental health to seek help following suicides Following the suicides of two veteran NYPD officers in two days, one of the department’s top cops on Friday urged fellow officers to speak up a...
2019-06-08, 01:00

A nurse was beaten unconscious. Now, more workers attacked at Iowa mental health facility At least four state employees in two weeks have been injured in violent patient outbursts at the Independence Mental Health Institute.   &...
2019-06-21, 19:39

Buttigieg Proposes National Service Programs for Climate Change and Mental Health Buttigieg proposed an expansion of voluntary national service to 250,000 Americans in the short term, offering access to student debt relief programs...
2019-07-03, 12:52

Netflix deletes suicide scene after mental health experts express concerns The show was both praised and criticized for its frank discussion of mental health and bullying. Psychologists were concerned that the scene could pr...
2019-07-16, 20:52

Neftlix deletes suicide scene after mental health experts express concerns The show was both praised and criticized for its frank discussion of mental health and bullying. Psychologists were concerned that the scene could pr...
2019-07-16, 17:52

Fear, Medication and Black Mental Health: A Physician’s View From the Front Lines Since becoming a primary care physician over 20 years ago, I made the conscious choice to cement my career treating black and minority patients, prim...
2019-05-29, 22:13

Florida schools required to teach mental health courses after state ed board vote Florida's public schools will be required to give students at least five hours of instruction on mental health issues beginning in 6th grade after th...
2019-07-19, 02:13

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the cit...
2019-07-09, 12:00

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Politicians admit to mental health struggles Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-06-18, 19:52

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don't seek out...
2019-05-30, 02:13

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe transferred to hospital mental health ward from Iran jail British mother jailed in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital's mental health ward in Tehran, her husband ha...
2019-07-17, 01:13

A Black Teen Was Going Through a Mental Health Crisis. Wisconsin Police Ended Up Punching Him in the Head Madison, Wisc., police officers were called to the home of a 17-year-old boy last week because he was experiencing a mental health crisis. The encoun...
2019-06-10, 18:39

Video game makers must manage crunch time, increase diversity to improve mental health Video game makers should do a better job of managing crunch time and increasing diversity to improve workers' mental health, a nonprofit group s...
2019-07-09, 20:26

One year after Kate Spade's death, her foundation fulfills $1 million mental health pledge The Kate Spade company said it hopes to encourage more conversation, education and research around mental health.       &#...
2019-06-05, 18:00

2020 candidate Seth Moulton says he'd legalize marijuana and boost mental health care for veterans Samantha Lee 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton, a US Marine Corps veteran, joined Business Insider Today for a town hall. Moulton ...
2019-06-21, 09:00

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on ...
2019-06-13, 00:00

Taraji P. Henson’s Groundbreaking Mental Health Summit Is Sure to Make an Impact on Black America’s Quiet Crisis What Taraji P. Henson has been able to do with her first Boris L. Henson Foundation benefit and conference last weekend was nothing short of a revela...
2019-06-14, 22:39

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Democrats plan Capitol Hill event to put Trump's mental health under fire Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-06-05, 18:39

'A mental health crisis': 3 NYPD officers die by suicide in 10 days In 10 days, the New York City Police Department has lost a veteran deputy chief, detective and a third police officer Friday – all from suicide...
2019-06-15, 22:00

Older adults in long-term care need mental health, suicide prevention care Lawmakers and medical professionals need to help curb the suicide risk for older adults living in long-term care, based on a new study suggesting men...
2019-06-17, 19:26

Kanye West talks about his mental health struggles: 'You pretty much don't trust anyone' The two men discussed a number of hot-button topics from Me Too and mental illness to President Trump.        ...
2019-05-30, 03:26

King's College London probe after senior lecturer in mental health filmed 'poking Remain campaigner with Union Jack flag' King's College London has launched an investigation after a senior lecturer in mental health was filmed at a Brexit Party rally apparently hurling ve...
2019-05-23, 13:01

Insomnia, sleep apnea diagnoses up sharply in U.S. Army (Reuters Health) - Between 2003 and 2011, rates of insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea diagnosis among U.S. Army soldiers increased by more than 600...
2019-05-29, 20:13

Toyota diagnoses issue that cost #7 car Le Mans 24 Hours victory Toyota drivers Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez lost victory in last weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours because of an incorrectly wired syst...
2019-06-20, 17:00

RJ Barrett Self-Diagnoses Terminal Kobe Brain After Being Drafted By Knicks The Knicks got their man with the third* pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, selecting Duke one-and-done prospect R.J. Barrett. Knicks fans in the crowd went...
2019-06-21, 03:26

‘Talk Is Meaningless’: Readers Tell Us What They Want From the Debates Should the Democratic hopefuls focus on differentiating themselves from one another or stir the imagination on who’s best to go against President Tru...
2019-06-27, 22:13

Oil Prices: Here’s Why “Supply and Demand are Meaningless” News stories say supply drives price, but it works the other way around. Changes in supply and demand are better explained by changes in price. See t...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Liga MX And MLS Will Compete For A New, Meaningless Trophy Starting in July, MLS and Liga MX will compete in a new, eight team, single elimination competition to crown the best club in Mexico and the United S...
2019-05-30, 00:13

MLB should have robot umpires for meaningless September games On the weekend of September 6-8, also known as the NFL’s opening weekend, the Royals will travel to Miami to play the Marlins. Snooze City, right? Tw...
2019-07-18, 20:13

The FTC's $5 billion fine for Facebook is so meaningless, it will likely leave Zuckerberg wondering what he can't get away with (FB) AP Photo/Andrew Harnik The Federal Trade Commission's reported deal to settle its investigation into Facebook's alleged privacy violations looks lik...
2019-07-13, 17:52

Man Ate Expired Food For Year, Explains Why Expiry Dates Are Meaningless Last year, Mom's Organic Market founder and CEO Scott Nash did something many are afraid to do: He ate a cup of yogurt months after its expiration da...
2019-06-18, 09:39

This man ate ‘expired’ food for a year. Here’s why expiration dates are practically meaningless. "Sell by," "use by," "best by" — Do we really need to throw food away after its sell by date? Expiration dates can be really confusing, and that conf...
2019-06-17, 22:00

‘Stuff is meaningless’: Why brides and grooms are asking for down payments, Domino’s Pizza and TSA Pre-check instead The rules of wedding registries are changing. A single wedding registry can bring in tens of thousands of dollars in sales, and companies are increas...
2019-06-20, 00:52

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency...
2019-07-15, 19:39

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “publ...
2019-07-18, 02:26

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of Inte...
2019-07-17, 23:00

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to ...
2019-06-14, 23:26

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of interna...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zo...
2019-07-18, 01:00

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according ...
2019-05-21, 15:13

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. ThatR...
2019-07-02, 00:39

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a ...
2019-05-21, 15:13

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health Poor sleep can raise a person’s blood pressure.NBC News How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona f...
2019-06-06, 20:00

Mental illness: is there really a global epidemic? As the Guardian launches a series looking into the extent of the global mental health challenge, we examine the issue, how it is treated and the myth...
2019-06-03, 09:52

Get Your Mind Right: A Guide to ‘New Age’ Therapies for Mental Wellness There are a million ways for a girl to get her mind right. Some nights she might permit her waist to recklessly abandon it all on a dance floor. Some...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Mental strength is France's best asset at World Cup If France have been far from brilliant at the women's World Cup so far, their 2-1 extra-time win over Brazil in the last-16 on Sunday clearly showed ...
2019-06-24, 01:26

From Schizophrenia to Megalomania, Three New Books on Mental Illness A short list of books includes a personal memoir about a family’s struggle with schizophrenia, a history of psychiatry and an exploration of how tyra...
2019-06-29, 03:26

Online horrors: social media’s mental toll (NBC News) Social media content reviewers work to purge the internet of disturbing posts that can depict animal abuse, murder and child pornography. ...
2019-06-28, 23:26

Bolsanaro stabber absolved for reasons of mental illness Judge rules to convert Adélio Bispo de Oliveira’s detention to internment in state medical facilityA man who stabbed the then Brazilian presidential ...
2019-06-15, 19:52

Judge absolves Bolsonaro attacker because of mental illness A judge in Brazil has absolved the man who stabbed then-presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in his torso last year, citing his mental illness and o...
2019-06-15, 10:26

Brian Wilson postpones US tour due to 'mental insecurity' Beach Boys singer ‘struggling with stuff in my head and saying things I don’t mean’ but intends to return this yearBrian Wilson has postponed a US to...
2019-06-07, 17:26

Razer’s 'mental performance' drink probably won't quench its thirst Razer wants to tackle another part of the gaming experience -- namely, the drinks you need to keep your momentum going. It's introducing Respawn...
2019-06-10, 20:00

Mental illness affects a fifth of people living in war zones One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said...
2019-06-12, 01:13

4 Your Health: Smoking is still bad for your health You don’t have to be a heavy smoker to suffer devastating effects to your health. NBCNews.com. A new study reinforces what we have known for a ...
2019-07-05, 19:52

Man scales 300-foot crane in apparent mental breakdown: cops A man having an apparent mental health crisis clambered atop a 300-foot construction crane in Oregon, where he stayed for five-plus hours before retu...
2019-05-23, 18:26

'They broke my mental shackles': could magic mushrooms be the answer to depression? New trials have shown the drug psilocybin to be highly effective in treating depression, with Oakland the latest US city to in effect decriminalise i...
2019-06-10, 09:39

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, says WHO The World Health Organization, or WHO, has made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences. &#...
2019-05-28, 18:00

Youth with chronic physical ailments more prone to mental illness (Reuters Health) - Children and young adults with chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, and ADHD may be more likely to develop mental illness tha...
2019-06-22, 01:13

Ex-con with mental issues named as suspect behind mass killing in Japan The suspected arsonist behind the deadly fire at an animation studio in Japan was identified Friday as Shinji Aoba, who served time in prison for rob...
2019-07-19, 15:13

A quarter of people who meditate experience negative mental states More than a quarter of people who regularly meditate say they have experienced negative mental states, including anxiety, fear and disturbed emotions...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Charles Barkley: Kevin Durant doesn’t have ‘mental makeup’ for NYC The New York pro sports landscape isn’t for everyone, and Charles Barkley said he thinks that’s especially true for Kevin Durant. On a conference cal...
2019-06-05, 05:01

Playing Nadal on clay is the ultimate mental test, says Nishikori Winning one game at the French Open against Rafael Nadal, let alone a whole match, takes a huge mental and physical toll on each and every one of his...
2019-06-05, 00:39

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, WHO says The World Health Organization, or WHO, made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.  ...
2019-05-28, 21:26

Recent cannabis use tied to memory deficits, slowed mental processing (Reuters Health) - People who have recently used cannabis may be more likely to experience memory deficits or difficulties with cognitive function th...
2019-07-18, 22:26

Biden says if Trump challenges his mental state he'll challenge him to a push-up contest Presidential candidate Joe Biden said he would challenge President Trump to a push-up contest on-air if the Commander-in-Chief questions his physical...
2019-07-16, 21:13

Mental illness risk is higher among domestic abuse survivors, study says Women who suffer domestic violence have almost three times the risk of developing serious mental health challenges, according to a new study from Bri...
2019-06-07, 21:00

Montana teen who ran away from mental hospital dies after being hit by pickup truck, police say A 15-year-old Montana girl who escaped from a mental health hospital has died after being struck by a pickup truck on a nearby interstate highway, po...
2019-07-16, 22:52

Djokovic reveals ‘silly’ mental trick to help him deal with crowd at Wimbledon It was obvious to anyone watching the men’s Wimbledon final on Sunday to notice that the crowd leaned heavily in favor of eight-time champion Roger F...
2019-07-15, 08:13

Jon Moxley, formerly Dean Ambrose, details WWE exit: 'Physical, mental exhaustion' All Elite Wrestling star Jon Moxley, formerly known as Dean Ambrose in WWE, has detailed his reasons for leaving WWE on Chris Jericho's podcast "Talk...
2019-05-29, 22:13

U.S. coach Ellis hails mental strength in 'hardest route to final' The United States have had to endure the hardest route to a women's World Cup final ever, coach Jill Ellis said on Tuesday, but added that her player...
2019-07-03, 03:13

Charles Barkley says Kevin Durant lacks the ‘mental makeup’ to play in New York The Hall of Famer allowed that Durant is a “great person” and player, but added that the Warriors star has “some of the thinnest skin I’ve ever seen....
2019-06-05, 19:13

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe transferred from Iranian prison to mental ward, supporters say Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian charity worker who was arrested on spying charges in Iran more than three years ago, was transferred M...
2019-07-17, 04:52

Trump dismisses Biden's 2020 chances, knocks his 'mental capacity': 'Everybody knows he doesn't have it' President Trump dismissed Joe Biden's chances of becoming president in 2020, knocking the former vice president's "mental capacity" and hoping Sen. E...
2019-06-14, 16:39

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman moved to Tehran mental ward The family of a jailed British-Iranian woman says she has been taken to the psychiatric ward of a hospital in Tehran. The case has fueled tensions be...
2019-07-17, 08:39

Exclusive: Trump shares plans to combat homelessness and mental illness in interview with Tucker Carlson President Trump sat down with Fox News host Tucker Carlson for an exclusive interview during his time in Japan for the G20 summit and shared his plan...
2019-07-02, 03:39

Rep. Jackie Speier invokes 25th Amendment amid Trump-Pelosi feud: His ‘mental stability’ is in question Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif, invoked the 25th Amendment while weighing in on the bitter feud between President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi d...
2019-05-25, 12:39

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health iss...
2019-05-29, 19:52

Do Math in Your Head With These Mental Math Tricks You probably haven’t had to do longhand math in years, but you do mental math every day. Or maybe you google math problems ten times a day, because y...
2019-06-11, 15:26

Charles Barkley: Kevin Durant doesn't have 'the mental makeup to play in New York' During a teleconference Tuesday, Charles Barkley was asked what his advice would be for the Warriors' Kevin Durant during free agency.  &#...
2019-06-05, 04:39

4 Your Health: Most in U.S. not tested for HIV Most people in the United States have never been tested for HIV. Most Americans are not getting screened for HIV. The Centers For Disease Control rec...
2019-06-28, 23:26

WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid t...
2019-05-21, 15:00

10 ways to improve gut health The gut is home to billions of microorganisms. Many of these are beneficial to overall health. In this article, learn how to promote the growth of be...
2019-05-28, 18:13

Why sleep is essential for health Sleep is important for energy, avoiding weight gain, lowering the risk of heart disease, and reducing stress. Learn more about the importance of gett...
2019-05-31, 23:13

Health benefits of peppermint tea Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have...
2019-05-22, 21:39

12 reasons why you should take a vacation for your health There’s evidence that regular vacations can have a positive effect on at least a dozen conditions, including heart health, stress and depressio...
2019-07-18, 17:00

Oatmeal May Not Be Good For Your Health - Here's Why One of the superfoods, oatmeal is a very famous food among health conscious people and fitness enthusiasts, but there is something about oatmeal that...
2019-05-30, 18:52

4 Your Health: Low cholesterol not always healthy The belief that having low cholesterol is healthy may not always be true. NBC News A new study suggests having very low cholesterol is not always a g...
2019-07-03, 20:13

Health Inequality Is Getting Worse in the U.S. Americans who have had the misfortune of becoming seriously sick know that the country’s health care system is deeply broken, even if you have insura...
2019-06-29, 00:00

What are the health benefits of phosphorus? Phosphorus is a mineral that is essential for human health. It is available in a wide variety of foods, including meat, fish, dairy, and some vegetab...
2019-07-02, 04:39

Too much sunscreen? Why avoiding the sun could damage your health For years we have been told to slather up or seek shade to avoid skin cancer. But now it is becoming clear that shunning the sun comes with its own h...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Are You Dying? Ask a Doctor All Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT That weird, occasional pain in your back has been bothering you for a while, but it doesn’t seem like quite enough of a problem to schedule a full-on...
2019-06-11, 15:26

4 Your Health: Kids not eating enough seafood The country’s leading pediatricians say kids need to add more surf to their diets. Studies show seafood consumption among American children has...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Are there any health benefits to a cold shower? The potential health benefits of taking a cold shower include strengthening the immune system, feeling invigorated, and boosting mood. Learn more abo...
2019-07-12, 09:52

Is decaf coffee harmful to health? Decaffeinated coffee, or decaf, is similar to regular coffee but contains very little caffeine. Research suggests that drinking decaf is not harmful ...
2019-06-19, 04:52

Olives: Nutrition and health benefits Olives are a delicious snack, and they make a great addition to many popular dishes. They are also a key component of the Mediterranean diet. Learn m...
2019-05-30, 14:52

4 Your Health: Be wary of homemade sunscreens Homemade sunscreens may do more harm than good. NBCNews.com With rising temperatures comes a new trend related to sunscreen. Blogs are popping up wit...
2019-06-05, 22:13

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which w...
2019-05-21, 15:00

4 Your Health: Processed foods are killers Ultra-processed foods contain ingredients that may lead to cardiovascular disease and early death. A new health warning about highly processed foods....
2019-05-30, 21:00

Working together for the health and welfare of humankind 1. We, the Heads of the International Narcotics Control Board, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the World Health Organization are c...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged population...
2019-05-21, 15:00

The health effects of eating maggots A person may accidentally ingest maggots if they eat spoiled food. Although eating maggots is unlikely to cause lasting harm, it can sometimes cause ...
2019-05-30, 05:00

Is the acrylamide in coffee harmful to health? Coffee products that contain roasted beans contain small amounts of the compound acrylamide. There are concerns that acrylamide may be carcinogenic, ...
2019-05-29, 00:00

Can blueberries protect heart health? A recent study that investigated the impact of blueberries on cardiovascular health concludes that we should all be eating 1 cup of blueberries each ...
2019-06-01, 16:00

Too much cleanliness not bad for health, report on hygiene says Royal Society for Public Health says need to expose children to germs is ‘dangerous myth’The notion that too much cleanliness can be bad for your hea...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Why smelling good could come with a cost to health Fruity, floral, musky – from candles and cleaning products to lotions, soaps, lipstick and cologne, we live in a scented world. What is lurking in th...
2019-05-23, 14:13

Does Turning Off My Smartphone Affect Its Health? As I was picking the letter for this week’s edition of Tech 911, I was reminded of how happy I am that my house has solar panels. This means I can le...
2019-05-24, 17:52

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide The number of people dying by suicide is on the rise. That is according to a new study from the CDC. According to the report, the suicide rate has ri...
2019-06-21, 04:13

How does exercise support health later in life? A new study reviews the effects of exercising in older life. Greater independence and higher self-worth are only some of the benefits of physical act...
2019-05-25, 13:52

3 creepy crawlies that may revolutionize health Are you scared or fascinated by crawling, flying, scurrying critters? This Spotlight feature explains how creepy crawlies may forward clinical resear...
2019-07-05, 20:39

Worried about your health? Consult Alexa Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon Alexa to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official websit...
2019-07-10, 17:39

4 Your Health: What’s driving teens to smoke Mental health of teens connected to smoking. NBC News Mental health issues may lead teens to start smoking. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University...
2019-06-04, 01:52

Rajasthan To Enact "Right To Health" Law Soon: Ashok Gehlot Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today said his government will soon enact a law on "right to heath" to ensure good health services to everyone ...
2019-06-02, 21:26

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating an...
2019-06-04, 01:52

Human toe cocktail is more than ‘disgusting’ — it’s a health risk, says doc Talk about toe-tal recoil. To drink this classic Canadian cocktail, you’ll need a strong stomach — and immune system. Since 1973, the Yukon’s D...
2019-06-15, 02:26

CVS announces further expansion into health care services CVS Health is pushing deeper into health services with plans to add dietitians, medical equipment and space for the occasional yoga class to 1,500 st...
2019-06-04, 13:00

4 Your Health: Time is critical for stroke victims Time is critical when paramedics are trying to save a stroke victim. NBC News NBC News- Every year, nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke. It̵...
2019-06-07, 21:00

CVS to expand health hubs to 1,500 stores by end of 2021 CVS Health Corp said it would offer expanded health services such as nutrition counseling and blood pressure screenings in 1,500 stores by the end of...
2019-06-04, 14:52

Cutting just 300 calories a day can significantly benefit your health Cutting out the calorie equivalent of a bagel, slice of pizza, side of fries or six Oreo cookies a day can pay off for your heart health and your wai...
2019-07-16, 17:00

4 Your Health: Eating red meat may cost years A new study claims red meat may shorten lives. Adding more red meat to your diet could affect how long you live. That’s according to a new stud...
2019-06-13, 23:00

4 Your Health: Alarming news about mortality in America Deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide are at all time highs. The number of Americans dying from alcohol, drugs and suicide has reached an all time h...
2019-06-12, 20:52

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients Betas blockers may help people with A-Fib. People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale Univers...
2019-06-04, 20:00

The microbes in your body might predict your future health We share our bodies with trillions of microbes that are critical to staying healthy, but now scientists are getting a much-needed close look at how t...
2019-05-30, 23:52

California OKs health care for some adult immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some low-income adults in California living in the country illegally will soon get their health benefits paid for by taxpay...
2019-06-10, 07:00

From the archive: health and wellbeing advice from 1975 Margaret Thatcher, Barbara Cartland and Yehudi Menuhin offer top tips on dietsThe Observer Magazine issue of 12 January 1975 had a host of articles r...
2019-06-09, 09:00

4 Your Health: Vanity products dangerous to children Vanity products may put young children at risk. NBC News Many of the products we use to look and smell better may be putting young children at risk. ...
2019-06-17, 19:52

'I lie to my health visitor. I lie to myself': the truth about postnatal depression It took months for me to accept a diagnosis for the pain and outrage I felt. Could I find my way through?It is the worst of times and the worst of ti...
2019-06-08, 14:13

Retiring this year? How much you'll need for health-care costs A 65-year-old couple in good health could shell out close to $390,000 in medical expenses, according to HealthView Services. Here's why the bill...
2019-07-18, 18:52

‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite t...
2019-05-21, 23:52

Health insurance for world's poorest people David Dror is a driven man. His mission: help the poorest people in the world's poorest countries get basic health insurance by relying on each other...
2019-07-10, 11:26

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pf...
2019-07-08, 23:13

Zika Is Still a Threat. Here Is What Public Health Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countr...
2019-07-02, 20:13

6 ground rules for health tech startups Strict regulation, complex systems, and long times to market all make health tech a challenging field for startups. Here's how you can you beat the o...
2019-07-07, 21:13

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German president Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy for the disputed Western Saha...
2019-05-23, 01:39

What Would Giving Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants Mean? Nearly every Democrat running for president supports the idea, a sharp change from even a few years ago. Here’s a look at the policy behind the polit...
2019-07-04, 01:00

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling ...
2019-07-02, 23:52

| Tunisians seek 'transparency' on president's health Tunisian politicians and social media users called Monday for transparency on President Beji Caid Essebsi's health after he was hospitalised last wee...
2019-07-02, 19:39

Beware the hidden health hazards at your July 4 BBQ Your Fourth of July cookout could be crawling with hidden health dangers. From your picnic table to your pool, Dr. Lawrence Phillips, cardiologist an...
2019-07-02, 05:39

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but her office has insisted that her hea...
2019-07-10, 13:52

The Health Issue: Learning From the Lazarus Effect Most clinical trials for cancer drugs are failures. But for a handful of patients, a drug proves to be nearly a cure. What can science learn from the...
2019-05-21, 20:52

Why Sanders and Biden Are Sparring Over Health Care “Unfortunately, he is sounding like Donald Trump,” Senator Bernie Sanders said of Joe Biden, as the two Democratic candidates spar over one of the mo...
2019-07-18, 17:52

Cutting 300 Calories a Day Shows Health Benefits Calorie restriction led to weight loss, lower cholesterol and less inflammation. Whether it extends life span and wards off disease long-term remains...
2019-07-16, 14:13

This is how much time moms worry about their baby’s health Moms spend over 1,400 hours worrying about their baby’s health in the first year – that’s over eight weeks of nothing but concern, according to a new...
2019-07-16, 03:26

4 Your Health: Healthy lifestyles that help prevent dementia Healthy lifestyles can help prevent dementia. Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent dementia. New research shows people wh...
2019-07-15, 23:00

Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports ...
2019-05-21, 15:52

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has ...
2019-07-13, 16:39

Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health. That’s according to new research from Duke University. The study tracked over 20...
2019-07-13, 02:00

S&P 500, Dow climb as health insurers, financials gain The Dow and S&P 500 rose on Thursday to close at record highs as health insurers gained after the Trump administration scrapped a plan designed to re...
2019-07-12, 01:52

4 Your Health: A connection between sugary drinks and cancer Sugary drinks may cause inflammation of organs leading to cancer. NBC News New research suggests a possible link between sugary drinks and cancer. Th...
2019-07-11, 23:52

4 Your Health: Artificial intelligence diagnosing cancer A new computer program has a success rate of over 90 percent detecting cancer. Artificial intelligence may be able to detect lung cancer before radio...
2019-05-21, 20:26

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate...
2019-05-25, 10:13

Mother, Daughter Sue France Over Ill Health From Air Pollution A Paris court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by a mother and daughter who, in a legal first in France, are suing the state for damages over ...
2019-05-28, 21:26

John Delaney on Universal Health Care Mr. Delaney, a former congressman from Maryland, argues his proposal would guarantee universal coverage without forcing people to use a government he...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting be...
2019-06-27, 18:52

4 Your Health: School children are losing weight Preschoolers on the WIC food program are losing weight. NBC News Obesity rates for preschoolers on government food programs have dropped. That is acc...
2019-06-19, 19:52

Sitting in front of TV may be worse for health than desk job (Reuters Health) - Working at a desk all day may not be as bad for heart health and longevity as sitting in front of a television after hours, accord...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Democrats clash over health insurance, economy MIAMI (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised her hand as one of the only Democratic presidential contenders willing to abolish her own pri...
2019-06-27, 21:26

USWNT’s success could hinge on health of two veterans The United States women’s soccer team will open up the round of 16 at noon Monday in Reims, France, against Spain. Here are three keys to victo...
2019-06-24, 07:00

Your Surgeon’s Childhood Hobbies May Affect Your Health Medical schools are noticing a decline in students’ dexterity, possibly from spending time swiping screens rather than developing fine motor skills t...
2019-05-30, 11:26

Is Our Obsession with Health Data Making Us Crazy? When Bri Cawsey started wearing a Fitbit, she thought it was simply a “really cool tool” for charting her runs. Slowly but surely, howeve...
2019-05-30, 11:26

This Ramadan, Detox Both Your Health and Mind With These Foods A healthy mind resides in a healthy body therefore it is advised to keep our bodies healthy, be it mentally, spiritually, emotionally or physically. ...
2019-05-29, 14:00

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds The head of the main doctors' association and the SPD's health specialist have called for an end to refunds for homeopathy treatments in Germany. The...
2019-07-11, 13:52

Cutting Calories May Improve Your Health Even If You’re Not Trying to Lose Weight Calorie restriction is typically associated with weight loss. But a growing body of research suggests a lower-calorie diet may bring a range of other...
2019-07-12, 22:26

Try This Summer Drink To Cool Down And Enjoy Its Various Health Benefits Summer is a bittersweet experience as everyone struggles with the scorching weather but relishes every sip of the summer coolers that come with this...
2019-06-10, 14:39

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full h...
2019-06-10, 05:00

No New Cases Of Nipah In Kerala, Says Union Health Minister Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said no new case of Nipah virus infection has been reported in Kerala and informed that the clinical condit...
2019-06-09, 17:00

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’s doing fine, the day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unsteady and visibly shak...
2019-06-19, 16:52

Common blood pressure drug may harm gut health Researchers using genetic analysis to estimate the effect of antihypertensive drugs on the risk of various diseases found negative effects on gut hea...
2019-07-12, 14:26

Don’t trust advice from streaming ‘health’ films, experts say Pass the popcorn — and a tinfoil hat. So-called health documentaries promoting sketchy science, snake-oil remedies and dangerous conspiracies are fin...
2019-06-11, 03:26

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in respon...
2019-06-20, 21:26

Medicus unlocks health data into meaningful insights Artificial intelligence is gaining traction across various fields, especially health care, and with the use of data, it’s turning it into mean...
2019-06-09, 15:39

4 Your Health: Family life impacts kids with Asthma News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde shares the latest health news in Thurday’s 4 Your Health. Watch the video below to learn more....
2019-07-19, 02:39

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern",...
2019-07-17, 21:13

NYT: 5G health fears stem from inaccurate, debunked claims Next-generation wireless network rollouts have been delayed in some cities by health concerns based entirely upon junk science, according to a new re...
2019-07-17, 19:52

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while i...
2019-06-18, 21:52

‘They’re all fighting him’: Trump aides spar with health secretary With health care poised to play a crucial role in the 2020 election, infighting within the Trump administration threatens to derail some of the presi...
2019-06-19, 03:00

The Latest: Health authorities threaten US Steel shutdown CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a fire at U.S. Steel coke plant (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Health authorities are threatening to shut down U.S. ...
2019-06-18, 00:13

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis Some 89 percent of healthcare professionals in Singapore use digital data records, ahead of their peers in Australia and India, but are behind countr...
2019-06-19, 12:00

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled effort...
2019-07-15, 19:26

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same a...
2019-07-13, 22:13

Dolphins assistant Caldwell to take leave for health issue Miami Dolphins assistant coach Jim Caldwell will take a leave of absence to address health issues that he says "require my full attention."  &#...
2019-07-13, 18:52

Big Health wants you to cure your insomnia with its app, then delete it — some investors hate that Digital health investors are most attracted to business models with recurring revenue from users who will continue to use the app or service forever....
2019-06-16, 15:13

Angela Merkel says she is in good health after third shaking bout German chancellor began trembling at reception for Finnish prime ministerAngela Merkel has insisted she is in good health after experiencing a third ...
2019-07-10, 17:13

Health Department introduces ‘Quickie Labs’ for STI tests Fast-talking, quick-walking New Yorkers will soon also be able to get their STI test results at lightning speed. The Department of Health on Wednesda...
2019-06-13, 02:52

Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause A study of postmenopausal women in China has found that those at highest risk for metabolic syndrome were those with low levels of estrogen and vitam...
2019-06-13, 21:00

The Latest: Lawyer says ex-health chief feels ‘vindicated’ FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on criminal charges dropped in the Flint water scandal (all times local): 3 p.m. The lawyer for Michigan’s forme...
2019-06-13, 21:39

Facebook, YouTube to Act on 'Sensational' Health Cures After Report Facebook and YouTube said they were moving to reduce the spread of misleading health care claims after a report showed the proliferation of bogus can...
2019-07-03, 06:52

Facebook is trying to stop spread of bogus health claims Facebook announced Tuesday that it has changed its algorithm to curb the circulation of “misleading health content,” following reports th...
2019-07-03, 04:13

Health panel: Millions of US kids should get hepatitis shot ATLANTA (AP) — A scientific panel is recommending that more than 2 million U.S. kids get vaccinated against hepatitis A. Thirteen years ago, the Advi...
2019-06-27, 21:52

UN: Sudan’s health supply shortage exacerbated by crisis The United Nations says Sudan is facing shortages of medicine and health supplies because of its ongoing economic crisis, which has been exacerbated ...
2019-07-02, 20:52

Apple offers tool for diabetics that integrates with its Health app Apple has long been rumored to be working on a way for the Apple Watch to noninvasively monitor the blood glucose levels of its users. This reading i...
2019-06-28, 06:39

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public Livongo got its start in 2012 with an offering that included glucose monitors and test strips for people with diabetes. It has subsequently expanded ...
2019-06-28, 16:13

That Study About the Health Benefits of Nature Comes With an Important Caveat On Thursday, a new study in Scientific Reports found just two hours a week spent in nature can help improve a person’s health and well-being. The wid...
2019-06-15, 02:26

Corbyn rubbishes 'civil service' claims about his health Jeremy Corbyn has angrily questioned the neutrality of the civil service after officials reportedly told a newspaper he was "too frail" to become pri...
2019-06-29, 22:13

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear th...
2019-07-05, 16:00

Toxic caterpillars spark health scare across Germany People suffer rashes and breathing difficulties as warm weather brings infestationMarauding caterpillars with toxic hairs have brought parts of Germa...
2019-07-05, 22:00

IBM to Pay Nearly $15 Million for Issues Tied to Maryland's Health Exchange In 2014, the state of Maryland cited problems with software from Cúram, an Irish company IBM acquired in 2011, used to determine consumers’ eligibili...
2019-06-17, 13:13

Amazon Echo speakers now provide health advice from the NHS You can now ask your Amazon Echo device for health advice and Alexa will give you an answer based on information from NHS Choices, which the Departme...
2019-07-10, 14:26

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improv...
2019-06-22, 04:39

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go. If the president follows through on issuing a plan, it could help shape a presidential race that Democrats would like to focus largely on health care...
2019-06-17, 03:13

The pioneering podcast that's breaking the silence on women's health From IVF to miscarriage, the podcast She Says She's Fine wants women to share their intimate secrets and get informed about sexual and reproductive h...
2019-06-22, 17:26

Britain's national health service teams up with Amazon Britain's National Health Service is teaming up with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the governm...
2019-07-10, 11:26

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majo...
2019-07-10, 04:13

4 Your Health: The women at highest risk of deadly cancer Certain women are more at risk of a deadly form of breast cancer. Certain women may face a higher risk of an aggressive and hard to treat form of bre...
2019-07-09, 22:13

4 Your Health: Opioids for ankle sprain not good medicine Guidelines do not recommend prescribing opioids for an ankle sprain. Opioids are often prescribed for ankle sprains despite guidelines against their ...
2019-07-09, 22:13

A.I. can improve health care in China, says Ping An Technology CEO Ping An Technology has developed AI-powered services that it claims can predict chronic illnesses and infectious diseases with high accuracy as well ...
2019-07-09, 09:26

Yankees’ Luis Severino gives progress report on his health TORONTO — Luis Severino couldn’t predict when he will throw off a mound, but he knew it had been almost three weeks since he has felt any discomfort ...
2019-06-05, 19:13

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris was forced to clarify her position on private health insurance again on Friday, an unwelcome dis...
2019-06-28, 19:39

Bye-bye, guilt: Carbs, booze, chocolate and sex are health boosters Cancel your crack-of-dawn CrossFit class. Your new healthy lifestyle is all about guilty pleasures: booze, bread and lying in bed. That’s the relievi...
2019-06-05, 06:39

The Health Issue: When Do You Give Up on Treating a Child With Cancer? Andrew Levy’s parents knew that the rare and deadly cancer in his blood could not be beaten, so they began to prepare for the worst. Then something m...
2019-05-21, 20:52

Do you plan to retire by 50? Great, but can you cover your health care? Don’t let health insurance derail your early retirement. Without a job or Medicare, what health care options remain? A handful, it turns out. ...
2019-06-05, 23:26

Link to stress, health of whales might be in giant mouths PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Whale researchers in New England say they’ve found a new way to measure the amount of stress felt by giant whales, and t...
2019-05-29, 18:39

Strategies: ‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite t...
2019-05-21, 14:39

4 Your Health: Overweight teens face heart risk Overweight teens are at risk for rare heart condition later in life. Overweight teens may face a higher risk of a rare but serious heart condition as...
2019-05-29, 21:13

Genetic self-experimenting “biohacker” under investigation by health officials Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. (credit: Andrew Matthews / Getty Images) Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zay...
2019-05-21, 16:26

UPDATE 2-CVS to expand health hubs to 1,500 stores by end of 2021 CVS Health Corp said it would offer expanded health services such as nutrition counseling and blood pressure screenings in 1,500 stores by the end of...
2019-06-04, 17:13

World Health Organization now considers ‘burnout’ a condition The process of crashing under the pressure of a heavy workload just got some validation. Work “burnout syndrome” has been recognized for ...
2019-05-28, 19:13

Regular sleep schedule likely benefits metabolic health Studies have linked sleep insufficiency to metabolic conditions. Now, new research reveals that varying time and length of sleep could also be a fact...
2019-06-05, 20:00

Britain's health service is not for sale, says defacto deputy PM Britain's defacto deputy prime minister, David Lidington, said on Wednesday the country's public health service would not be put "up for sale" in any...
2019-06-05, 17:39

France to ban widely used crop fungicide over health concerns France's health and safety regulator has decided to ban a widely used crop fungicide after classifying it as a so-called endocrine disruptor posing r...
2019-05-28, 21:26

Washington is latest state to sue over Trump health rule SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington is the latest state to sue President Donald Trump’s administration in hopes of blocking a new rule that lets h...
2019-05-29, 02:13

Personal Health: Parenting Advice From ‘America’s Worst Mom’ A New York City mother embraces her leading role in a campaign to return to the days when children played and navigated through life without constant...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Building a health-tracking wearable would be a no-brainer for Amazon Amazon is reportedly getting into the wearables space. It would help the company learn more about customers, and potentially corner the market on a d...
2019-05-23, 19:26

Do you have a plan to retire by 50? Great, but can you cover your health care? Don’t let health insurance derail your early retirement. Without a job or Medicare, what health care options remain? A handful, it turns out. ...
2019-06-05, 05:52

Carondelet Health Network hosting job fair for nurses TUCSON – The Carondelet Health Network is hiring new nurses. Job fairs are being held at Saint Joseph’s and Saint Mary’s hospitals ...
2019-06-05, 14:00

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to ...
2019-05-22, 03:26

Can James Bond survive his encounter with the man from health and safety? Surely 007 will be all the greater if, instead of fighting them, he embraces the ministrations of the HSE inspectorsNews that there has been an explo...
2019-06-06, 18:39

Promote health, keep the world safe, serve the vulnerable A warm welcome to all meeting participants! I sincerely regret not being able to join you this week to take part in your discussions. However, I kno...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Apple augments its health initiative with another significant acquisition In an effort to further boost its growing health initiative, Apple reportedly acquired startup Tueo Health, which has been working on a system to hel...
2019-05-27, 23:13

Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc on Thursday said it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on nearly 422,600 ...
2019-06-06, 16:39

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simpl...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Peter Frampton opens up about his health issues, new album Peter Frampton is trying to record and perform as much as he can before health issues affect his music.        ...
2019-05-31, 01:39

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease sinc...
2019-06-03, 19:26

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and ch...
2019-05-21, 18:52

UN health agency issues 1st strategy to address snake bites LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the nu...
2019-05-23, 11:39

Floppy eared bunnies look cute but they suffer more health problems The breeding of lop-eared rabbits has created animals more prone to ear and dental problems, similar to the way that short-muzzled dogs like pugs suf...
2019-06-19, 19:52

Ex-NFL QB Jared Lorenzen 'still very sick' as he battles multiple health issues Former NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen was “fighting for his life” while battling kidney and heart issues as well as an infection and his family offer...
2019-07-03, 22:13

U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spre...
2019-07-08, 21:39

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital of Warsaw to demand higher spending on health care to cut waiti...
2019-06-01, 20:52

Health Ministry Forms Panel To Consider Central Law For Doctors' Security The Union Health Ministry has formed a 10-member committee to examine the "pros and cons" of bringing a central legislation against assault on doctor...
2019-07-10, 14:26

Afghan public health chief settles in UK after kidnap by Taliban Dr Mohammad Haqmal, who developed groundbreaking health initiatives in Aghanistan, granted refugee statusA senior Afghan government official has been...
2019-05-23, 14:13

Industry Body Calls For Tax Exemption On Preventive Health Check-Ups Union Budget: FICCI has demanded that the employers get a separate annual deduction of upto Rs 10,000 per employee, towards expenses incurred for spo...
2019-06-17, 09:26

Japan's health minister insists high heels are 'necessary and appropriate' in the workplace Japan’s health minister claims that workplaces that require women to wear high heel shoes are “necessary and appropriate” amid a petition with nearly...
2019-06-05, 23:52

Mexican health service chief quits over spending cuts The head of Mexico's social security institute has stepped down, citing budget cuts that he said would harm health services for the poor, in one of t...
2019-05-21, 21:13

Sargassum seaweed on Florida beaches contains arsenic and other health hazards Sargassum, the seaweed with small air-filled "berries" that floats in masses on the ocean, emits hydrogen sulfide after it washes up and rots in the ...
2019-07-05, 17:39

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sa...
2019-05-22, 18:39

UK's CMA says Apple agrees to be "more upfront" with iPhone users on battery health Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health...
2019-05-22, 14:13

Comcast is working on an Amazon Echo rival that tracks your health The cable giant everyone loves to hate is reportedly planning to expand into a hardware category dominated by Amazon and Google, with a device along ...
2019-05-22, 02:13

Antivaxxers turn to homeschooling to avoid protecting their kids’ health Enlarge / A boy at school. (credit: Getty | Florian Gaertner ) Anti-vaccine advocates in New York are encouraging parents to homeschool their chil...
2019-07-08, 23:52

Fortnite's latest item lets you throw health at your teammates Never a week goes by without Epic Games adding something new to Fortnite. In the past month alone, we've seen the Storm Flip, Proximity Grenade ...
2019-06-18, 19:52

Comcast is working on a health-focused motion sensor (updated) Even telecom giants can't resist the temptation to hop on the smart speaker bandwagon... or can they? CNBC sources say the news site's pare...
2019-05-22, 00:13

Report shows tax incentives hurt states' fiscal health Under criticism from newly elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other progressive politicians, e-commerce giant Amazon pulled out of it...
2019-05-31, 08:52

CannTrust slumps after Health Canada finds unlicensed pot cultivation CannTrust Holdings Inc's shares plunged 22% to a more than one-and-half-year low on Monday, after Health Canada found that the weed producer grew can...
2019-07-08, 21:39

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
2019-05-21, 16:52

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing d...
2019-06-17, 20:26

Tracking microbes people carry may predict future health WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are getting a close look at how trillions of microbes that normally share our bodies can get out of whack and spur disea...
2019-05-29, 20:26

UPDATE 1-Britain's national health service teams up with Amazon Britain's National Health Service is teaming up with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the governm...
2019-07-10, 12:13

Reggie Bullock’s Knicks future on hold over health issue LAS VEGAS — The Knicks have announced the signing of five players but not shooting guard Reggie Bullock, whose signing is on hold. An NBA sourc...
2019-07-10, 00:26

Facebook Is Trying to Stop Bogus Health Claims from Spreading Online Facebook is working to limit the reach of posts making “sensational health claims” in an effort to tamp down on misinformation, according...
2019-07-03, 18:00

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obam...
2019-05-24, 20:39

Access to menstrual health and hygiene is a right. Period. | Elizabeth Payne Right now, 800 million girls and women are menstruating: so why is it still ‘secret women’s business’?That time of the month, shark week, Aunt Flow, ...
2019-05-28, 09:13

Health Brands Hims and Hers Flout Facebook’s Rules on Drug Ads Wellness brands Hims and Hers violate Facebook policies by offering prescription drugs in ads. The ads also don't disclose side effects, as required ...
2019-07-01, 16:13

Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here's how it could affect your health If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes inThe internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take mean...
2019-05-28, 09:13

Trump administration agrees to delay health care rule SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or ...
2019-06-30, 00:13

Star of TLC’s ‘World’s Fattest Man’ moving to UK for free health care The subject of the TLC show “The World’s Fattest Man” is fleeing the US for Britain — for an estimated $137,000 in free healt...
2019-05-27, 21:13

Huge New Review of Fracking's Health Hazards Will Help Communities Fight It A sweeping report that evolved from work that helped ban fracking in New York State has been released to help the public fight the practice as it pop...
2019-06-27, 22:13

World Health Organization classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as an illness The World Health Organization moved forward with a proposal to classify "gaming disorder" as an illness. The game industry opposed the move.Read More...
2019-05-26, 08:00

No Biscuits, Cookies, Only "Healthy" Snacks For Meets: Health Ministry With the aim to move towards "healthy eating", the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to serve food like dates, roasted chana, almond ...
2019-06-29, 05:39

HHS moves to roll back Obama-era transgender health policy The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday, a move LGBT groups f...
2019-05-24, 23:26

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert recovering after sudden health scare CLEVELAND — Billionaire businessman and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is recovering after suffering symptoms of a stroke and seeking hospital...
2019-05-27, 08:26

Encompass Health to pay $48 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations: DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on...
2019-06-28, 20:13

'Worst is still to come': Sizzling Europe battles wildfires, health risks Wildfires raged across Catalonia and French authorities stepped up restrictions on water use and driving in cities as swathes of western Europe remai...
2019-06-28, 05:13

Health Officials Reportedly Threatened Air Travel Ban for Individuals With Measles Eight individuals thought to be infected with measles reportedly canceled their air travel plans after they learned they could be placed under a heal...
2019-05-25, 21:52

California’s $215 billion budget to expand health care for illegals California’s new budget, signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday, expands health care for illegal immigrants and includes a penalty for people who do...
2019-06-28, 07:00

Health warnings lifted on 2 Texas bays after accident, leak BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials have lifted some advisories that warned against eating seafood from parts of two Houston-area bays follo...
2019-05-24, 19:39

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, whic...
2019-07-02, 05:26

Health paradox: New diabetes cases fall while obesity rises NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure...
2019-05-28, 17:26

Here's how advisors help clients stay on top of health-care costs in retirement From reviewing medications for cheaper alternatives to trying to pinpoint a client's spending instead of ballparking it, some advisors look clos...
2019-05-29, 15:26

Robots conduct daily health inspections of schoolchildren in China Thousands of preschools in China are using robots to give students heath checks. Each morning they examine pupils looking for signs of contagious dis...
2019-05-23, 15:52

Burnout is officially a medical condition, according to the World Health Organization Burnout is now being officially recognized as a medical condition by the World Health Organization, which updated their handbook for diseases.  ...
2019-05-29, 02:39

Facebook reduces sensational health claims in your News Feed Facebook knows junk health claims are a problem, and it has quietly taken action to keep them out of sight. The internet giant has revealed that it ...
2019-07-02, 22:13

PM Monitoring Encephalitis Outbreak In Bihar, Assures Health Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said that the encephalitis outbreak in Bihar, which has claimed the lives of 136 children so far, is being consta...
2019-06-21, 17:13

Health paradox: New diabetes cases fall even as obesity rises The number of new diabetes cases among US adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data r...
2019-05-29, 01:26

Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans A lawsuit accuses Health Insurance Innovations of defrauding consumers who were misled into buying plans that left them with thousands of dollars in ...
2019-06-13, 00:39

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two US lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the ...
2019-05-24, 05:39

UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths WHO is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by sn...
2019-05-24, 06:13

Health watch for ozone issued Sunday for metro Phoenix PHOENIX (AP) – A health watch has been issued Sunday for metro Phoenix because ozone levels are expected to approach the federal health standar...
2019-06-22, 18:52

Lalu Yadav Unlikely To Be Shifted To Jail Soon Amid Health Issues RJD president Lalu Yadav is unlikely to be shifted to jail any time soon as, according to his doctor, several oh his organs are not functioning as re...
2019-06-23, 00:52

Health officials approve drug to boost sex drive in women WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OKR...
2019-06-23, 04:52

How the Democratic Candidates Responded to a Health Care Policy Survey When the 2020 Democrats were asked the best way to improve the health care system, a split in the field was revealed. Here are full responses from 19...
2019-06-23, 11:00

How calcium in coronary arteries can predict future heart health According to a recent study, higher levels of calcium in the coronary artery could put middle-aged and black people at risk of serious heart problems...
2019-06-23, 15:00

Bihar Assembly Adjourns As Opposition Wants Health Minister's Resignation Bihar Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday as the opposition parties shouted slogans demanding the resignation of Health minister Mangal Pandey over the...
2019-07-02, 11:26

Health officials urge testing after Indiana wrestling event NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Health officials are warning attendees at a recent wrestling event in southern Indiana to get tested for HIV and hepatitis C due t...
2019-06-28, 16:13

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung func...
2019-06-06, 23:52

More evidence links ultra-processed foods to health harms (Reuters Health) - People who eat lots of ultra-processed foods are more likely to develop heart disease and to die sooner than those who stick with ...
2019-06-05, 20:52

Night owls' health may benefit from 'simple' routine adjustments Night owls often face various health risks due to the misalignment between their body clocks and regular work schedules. A few easy adjustments could...
2019-06-10, 19:39

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its in...
2019-06-10, 21:00

Yogi Adityanath Meets Mulayam Singh, Enquires About His Health Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Monday met Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav at his residence in Lucknow and enquired about hi...
2019-06-11, 06:01

CVS Health, Ocusoft eye drops added to nationwide recall because they may not be sterile Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled 30 CVS Health eye drops and ointments, 15 Ocusoft products and other eye items because they may not be ster...
2019-07-17, 08:13

UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an i...
2019-07-17, 00:13

Free-floating DNA to reveal the health of river and lake ecosystems The mix of DNA floating in rivers and lakes will finally be used to monitor the state of aquatic ecosystems, after years of tests to prove the techni...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Luck, health and strength of schedule will decide Nationals’ fate Per FanGraphs, the Nationals have a 23 percent chance to win the division and a 42 percent chance to make the playoffs, but there is reason to believ...
2019-05-21, 15:13

"Gaming Disorder" Now A Recognized Illness According To World Health Organization The World Health Organization has decided to add gaming disorder to its list of recognized illnesses. The 194 members of the group made the decision ...
2019-05-25, 21:39

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 po...
2019-06-12, 19:52

At least 220,000 Tennessee kids lost their health insurance due to lack of paperwork For years, TennCare used an insurance renewal system that largely didn't work. Poor families across the state have lost coverage due to lack of ...
2019-07-15, 22:26

End the scandalous male data bias that determines women's health We know that men and women respond differently to drugs, yet data bias is still affecting women's health, says Invisible Women book author Caroline C...
2019-06-12, 21:13

California to become the first state to extend health benefits to some who live in US illegally California's move to extend health benefits to some who live in the U.S. illegally is part of an effort to see that everyone in the state has in...
2019-06-10, 16:13

4 Your Health: More teens trying to lose weight and preventing Alzheimer’s disease More than a third of older teens in the United States try to lose weight each year. A new government study looked at weight loss attempts of adolesce...
2019-07-17, 21:26

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency by WHO More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zo...
2019-07-17, 22:00

Thousands of people in Finland to receive genetic health predictions A large genetic trial in Finland will soon tell 3400 volunteers their personal risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes and a type of blood ...
2019-05-21, 14:33

'Inadequate' health response leaves 3.5bn with poor dental care Scientists call for reform, sugar regulation and transparency around dental researchScientists are calling for radical reform of dental care, tighter...
2019-07-19, 04:52

UPDATE 1-Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc said on Thursday it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on about 422,600 c...
2019-06-06, 22:13

Joe Biden Draws Line Against Progressives on Health Care With New Proposal DES MOINES, Iowa — Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Donald Trump...
2019-07-16, 04:52

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three s...
2019-06-06, 20:00

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three tim...
2019-06-08, 01:00

These Dietary Supplements Were Linked to Serious Health Problems in Young People Supplements promising flashy results like weight loss, muscle building and energy are sending kids and young adults to the hospital, according to a s...
2019-06-06, 17:52

Genetic risk scores on their own aren't that good at predicting health A new way of measuring your genetic risk for health conditions could help identify high-risk people. But it isn’t clear how medically useful these te...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, ...
2019-06-06, 13:39

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribe...
2019-06-06, 01:26

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of the...
2019-07-17, 23:39

Vaping device maker sponsoring public health research NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A historically black college in Tennessee is planning to research the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping with a grant...
2019-06-10, 13:13

Trump says Britain's health service not on table for trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump rowed back comments that Britain's health service could be involved in any future trade deal on Tuesday, after his remark...
2019-06-05, 00:00

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the count...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recomme...
2019-06-14, 18:00

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World ...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out t...
2019-06-03, 20:13

Maren Morris Reflects on Her Health and Fitness Journey--and How She Came Out Stronger Than Ever Maren Morris is loving the skin she's in. In a new interview with Women's Health released Tuesday, the Grammy winner reflected on her health and fit...
2019-05-21, 18:26

Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health...
2019-05-22, 16:26

Angela Merkel's shaking changes how Germany's leaders discuss their health When Angela Merkel shakes, the whole of Germany worries. But on Thursday, comfortably seated, the chancellor got through a state reception untroubled...
2019-07-12, 01:13

Donald Trump announces expansion of Health Reimbursement Accounts President Donald Trump on Friday announced a new government rule allowing businesses an alternative to providing workers with a company-administered ...
2019-06-15, 04:26

U.K. health service to use Amazon Alexa to give medical advice Britain’s state run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments, such as migraines and flu, via the ...
2019-07-11, 04:13

Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds High consumption of coffee no worse for arteries than drinking less than a cup a dayCoffee lovers who drink up to 25 cups a day can rest assured the ...
2019-06-03, 02:52

High schoolers across AZ start UA Health Sciences summer program TUCSON – Fifty high school students from across the state are starting a summer program called Med-Start at the University of Arizona Health Sc...
2019-06-04, 15:13

Health Law Improved Access to Cancer Treatment, Studies Show New studies suggest the 2010 Affordable Care Act has modestly improved Americans’ timely access to cancer treatment, and may have smoothed some racia...
2019-06-02, 18:52

CVS turning 1,500 stores into HealthHUB locations with less retail, more health care Get ready for less retail floor space and more room for health care services at one of your local CVS stores.        ...
2019-06-04, 20:39

Osteoporosis: Does poor social life impact bone health? New research suggests that we should pay more attention to a surprising link: that between poor social bonds and the presence of bone loss in older w...
2019-07-10, 19:52

Mallinckrodt sues U.S. health agencies, sees 10% hit to Acthar gel sales Mallinckrodt Plc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and forecast an about 10% hit to annual net sales of Acthar...
2019-05-21, 19:13

Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature a week significantly boosts health ...
2019-06-13, 16:39

The Health Issue: An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death In the early 20th century, the German biochemist Otto Warburg believed that tumors could be treated by disrupting their source of energy. His idea wa...
2019-05-21, 20:52

After backlash, Trump U-turns on UK health service in trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks bet...
2019-06-05, 00:00

2020 candidate Joe Biden proposes health law that improves, builds on ACA Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Monday unveiled his healthcare plan -- a modified version of the Affordable Care Act, plus a public cove...
2019-07-15, 17:26

Comcast is working on a device like the Amazon Echo, but focused on health Comcast is working on a device to monitor people's health at home, as well as some media and communications services, according to people famili...
2019-05-21, 19:26

Ocasio-Cortez: Nobody is ‘heartbroken’ at the prospect of losing private health insurance Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., said on Wednesday nobody is "heartbroken" by the prospect of losing their private health insurance if Medicare...
2019-07-18, 17:39

'Save your money': no evidence brain health supplements work, say experts Worldwide panel says it cannot recommend healthy people take ‘memory supplements’Dietary supplements such as vitamins do nothing to boost brain healt...
2019-06-29, 09:26

PM Modi Discusses Yoga, Ayushman Bharat Health Scheme At G20 Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday used the G20 Summit, held in Japan's Osaka city, to promote India's traditional healing measures, Yoga and h...
2019-06-29, 16:52

Jeremy Corbyn criticises civil servants over frail health claims Labour leader questions role of service after officials suggest he may have to stand downJeremy Corbyn has raised concerns about the neutrality of th...
2019-06-29, 21:01

UK health minister Matt Hancock to launch PM bid on Saturday: Daily Mail British health minister Matt Hancock, a former economist at the Bank of England, is expected to launch a leadership bid on Saturday morning, Daily Ma...
2019-05-24, 22:52

California becomes first state to provide health care coverage to some undocumented adults Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation making California the first state to provide health care coverage to young, undocumented adults.   &#...
2019-07-10, 20:00

Health Canada to keep importing Kaleo's epinephrine shot amid shortages Canadian health regulator said on Friday it will keep importing U.S.-based Kaleo Inc's epinephrine auto-injectors and expects adequate supply of the ...
2019-07-19, 17:52