Research


Troubling Trend: More Kids Under 6 Taken...

The number of children under the age of 6 rushed to ERs after swallowing small objects — especially such items as button batteries, coins and...

April 17, 2019 / 2 min read


Hepatitis A on the Rise: What You...

Parts of South Florida are seeing an increase in cases of hepatitis A, a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A...

April 15, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: Poor Diets vs. Smoking; Don’t Rely...

Poor Diets Linked to More Deaths Globally Than Smoking, Says Major New Study Unhealthy eating — fueled by a high intake of sodium, sugary foods...

April 12, 2019 / 3 min read


Eggs and Cholesterol: Unscrambling the Latest Data

Another much-hyped study has served up yet more confusion about eggs and their impact on our health, particularly cholesterol — one of the major risk...

April 11, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Prostate Cancer Rates Decline; Fluoride in...

New Data: Prostate Cancer Diagnoses, Deaths Declining in U.S., Worldwide Prostate cancer is the most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death...

April 5, 2019 / 3 min read


Fruits, Vegetables and Pesticide Residue: Getting the...

That vitamin K-rich leafy green known as kale — sometimes touted as a “superfood” because it’s even more nutrient dense than other healthy vegetables —...

April 4, 2019 / 3 min read


Exercise vs. Meds: Are They Equally Effective...

Regular exercise can have an empowering effect on one’s health — and even lower blood pressure and reduce visceral body fat nearly as effectively as...

April 3, 2019 / 2 min read


Transforming ‘TAVR’: More Aortic Valve Patients Will...

The aortic valve, one of four valves that regulate blood flow through the heart, undoubtedly serves a vital function. For most patients, having to replace...

April 1, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Heart Attack Rate Drops in Older...

Heart Attack Rate Among Adults 65 and Older Drops by One-Third, Researcher Say Since the mid-1990s, the number of older adults who have suffered a...

March 29, 2019 / 4 min read