Education


CDC Warns About Rare, Polio-Like ‘Mystery Illness’...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning parents about a rare disease known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a polio-like “mystery illness”...

October 18, 2018 / 3 min read


A ‘Game Changer’ for Treating Tumors at...

When 87-year-old Manny Avila was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the prognosis was devastating. “They gave him 2 months to live. The doctors said not to...

October 17, 2018 / 1 min read


Increasing Number of Young Children Not Getting...

Young children need vaccines against a range of potentially serious diseases, many of which have been nearly eradicated in the U.S. because of parents following...

October 15, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Food Additives Banned, Hand Sanitizer Study,...

FDA Revokes Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Consumer Groups Sue The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that seven compounds that...

October 12, 2018 / 4 min read


How Can Proton Therapy Improve Breast Cancer...

Radiation therapy is an effective treatment for breast cancer, but like other therapies it often comes with side effects. Some of the most serious, including...

October 11, 2018 / 2 min read


After Vital Heart-Valve Surgery: ‘I’m Delighted to...

John Bakewell, a semiretired Nashville executive in the life-sciences industry, says he understands more than most the importance of finding the right doctor and hospital...

October 10, 2018 / 3 min read


Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need to...

The saying —  “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” — coined by Benjamin Franklin hundreds of years ago rings true with...

October 3, 2018 / 3 min read


Red Tide Warnings in Palm Beach County,...

A red tide health alert in Palm Beach County is sending lifeguards home and irritating eyes and breathing as Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission...

October 2, 2018 / 2 min read


Injury Prevention Tips for Triathletes

There’s little doubt that triathletes are a special breed of competitors, with required training in disciplines covering the popular sport’s swimming, cycling and running regiments....

September 27, 2018 / 2 min read