Health Research


Dietary Supplements Increasingly Harmful to Kids, New...

New research adds dietary supplements commonly found in the home as a potential health risk to children. A new study finds that U.S. Poison Control...

July 26, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Parents Warned of Trampoline Risks for...

It may seem like a harmless activity for kids, but even enclosed trampolines can cause serious injuries and are not generally recommended for children, especially...

July 14, 2017 / 3 min read


Another Level of Healing: Reconstructive Surgery After...

After cancer treatments, there is another level of healing that often requires skilled plastic and reconstructive surgeons. For these patients, eliminating the cancer is the...

June 28, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Yoga Can Help Alleviate Back Pain;...

Research supports the many health benefits of yoga, including increasing strength and flexibility, improving lung function and lowering blood pressure. Now, add back pain to the list. Simple...

June 23, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: One-Third of World is Now Overweight...

About one-third of the world’s population, more than 2 billion people, are overweight or obese, according to a new study published in the New England...

June 16, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: U.S. Deaths from Alzheimer’s Up 55%;...

Deaths caused by Alzheimer’s disease surged by 55 percent from 1999 through 2014, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

June 2, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Over-the-Counter Painkillers (NSAIDs) Linked to Higher...

Common over-the-counter pills and capsules are often used to relieve pain or reduce fever, but new research suggests they may increase your risk of a...

May 12, 2017 / 3 min read


Expanding Use of Plasma Injections in Orthopedic...

In recent years, both famous athletes and not-so-famous weekend warriors have received platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections to heal common orthopedic injuries, in many cases avoiding...

May 8, 2017 / 4 min read


Your Body Shape and Your Health

All fat is not equal. When it comes to people who are overweight or obese, those with the most concentration of “belly fat” are at...

April 26, 2017 / 3 min read