| Mar 29, 2012
| 12:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mothers with postpartum depression are more likely to be in a violent relationship than moms without depression, and new mothers in abusive relationships are more likely to suffer postpartum depression, according to a new...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:13 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Acupuncture may help improve seasonal allergy symptoms in some people with runny noses and watery eyes, according to a new study - but the effect seems to be small.
Researchers found 71 percent of people reported an...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Any day can be the day you decide to improve your health. But because today is New Year's Eve, consider making one or two changes today that will improve your health in 2013.
None of these will surprise you. You've probably heard them all before, maybe...
| Apr 9, 2010
| 2:56 PM
A study from the University of Rochester Medical Center points to a troubling trend: Motorcycle riders are growing older and, as a result, more are getting injured.
The average age of motorcyclists involved in crashes has risen recently from 34 to 39...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 9:01 AM
Part of an ongoing series on health claims.
Claim: Tart cherry juice can be a natural solution for insomnia, according to CherryPharm, which produces a tart cherry juice product called CheriBundi.
Reality: The idea that cherry juice can help promote...
| Mar 4, 2011
The dimension in question is not penis or testicle size, but a measurement known as anogenital distance, or AGD.
Men whose AGD is shorter than the median length -- around 2 inches (52 mm) -- have seven times the chance of being sub-fertile as those...
| Aug 10, 2010
Dangerous infections caused by the bacterium methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, appear to be declining in healthcare settings across the nation, the federal government reported Tuesday.
An analysis conducted by the Centers for...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 8:56 PM
The situation at one of Japan's crippled nuclear power plants seemed to go from bad to worse as an explosion Saturday destroyed a building that houses one reactor and on Sunday another reactor began experiencing problems with its cooling system. An...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 4:32 AM
ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — A Fulton County official says a company that makes medical implants and tools plans to move from there to suburban Indianapolis in the coming months.
The move by Rochester Medical Implants to Noblesville will cost the city of...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:20 PM
Today Is: Crush a Can Day (Source: HolidayInsights.com)
Crush a Can Day is today. How flat can you squish it?
After you get done kicking the can around, you get the fun of crushing it too. Use it as a stress reliever to take out all of the...
| Apr 15, 2009
A drug used to treat severe osteoporosis promotes healing of hard-to-mend fractures in the elderly and others, reducing pain and time spent in nursing homes, researchers said Tuesday.
In preliminary studies, 93% of 145 patients who had unhealed bone...