Health Research


Roundup: Vaping Hurts Heart Health Too; Mind-Body...

e-Cigarettes can Raise Cholesterol, Affect Heart’s Normal Blood Flow Vaping, or smoking e-cigarettes has been the cause of a wave of lung illnesses and deaths...

November 15, 2019 / 4 min read


Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Pose Bigger Threat Than Earlier...

Doctors and public health officials have increasingly sounded the alarm about antibiotic resistant “superbugs” and their growing threat. Now, a new report from the U.S....

November 14, 2019 / 2 min read


CDC: Possible ‘Culprit’ Ingredient Found in Vaping-Related...

Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say they have found a “very strong culprit” behind a nationwide outbreak of vaping-related...

November 11, 2019 / 2 min read


New Guidelines Urge ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ to Help...

New guidelines published by a panel of experts urge physicians to “prescribe” exercise to help reduce the risk of certain cancers — and improve the...

November 6, 2019 / 2 min read


Core Muscle Strength and Spine Health: It’s...

Orthopedic physicians and fitness trainers agree that even those who do regular strength-building exercises often overlook the so-called “core muscles” that make up the abdomen...

October 11, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: CDC Warns of Record-High STDs; Dog...

Public Health Officials Warn of ‘Severe Health’ Issues from Record High STDs U.S. public health officials are warning adults of dramatic increases in confirmed cases...

October 11, 2019 / 4 min read


Challenges of Treating ‘Triple-Negative’ Breast Cancer

Even its name is daunting to women diagnosed with it — triple-negative breast cancer. It occurs in about 10 to 20 percent of diagnosed breast...

October 7, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Vaping’s ‘Chemical Burns’; ADHD Guidelines Updated;...

Some Vaping-Linked Lung Injuries Resemble Chemical Burns, Researchers Say The damage to the lungs of some people who have become ill from vaping resembles chemical...

October 4, 2019 / 4 min read


Obesity, Hypertension Harming Progress Against Heart Disease,...

Many years of progress in fighting heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of all Americans, seems to have plateaued, and may be reversing,...

September 3, 2019 / 3 min read