| May 8, 2015
| 6:52 AM
May is Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month and statistics are staggering: 1 in 12 children has a food allergy.
So, Kim Hall and Elise Bates, Connecticut moms of children with life-threatening food allergies, just launched a new organization called EAT -...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:24 AM
The recent release of the Learning Early About Peanut (LEAP) study, conducted by researchers in the UK, has caused much talk and media coverage. But, some experts are worried that the public is making incorrect assumptions about the results which could...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:36 AM
A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests kids are getting way too much screen time.
The study asserts that 98% of 12 to 15 year olds watch television daily, many exceeding the 2 hour a day time limit recommended by...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Researchers at Yale University say they’ve made a discovery that will dramatically impact autism research.
Dr. Stephan Sanders- the first author of the study- says scientists found genetic mutations are linked to the condition. This finding will...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 11:35 AM
October is National Breast Cancer month, and Fiat is helping bring awareness to the disease with the Fiat 500 Pink Ribbon edition.
Only 250 of these models will be produced, and $1,000 from each one sold will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Ford's Sync has proven to be a capable device for hands-free calling, audio controls and other simple functions. But if Ford gets its way, the multimedia system could help monitor drivers for potentially life-saving medical conditions.
Ford is working...
| Jul 6, 2015
A 36-year-old foreigner who arrived in the Philippines from the Middle East is under quarantine after testing positive for the MERS virus, health officials said Monday.
Philippine Health Secretary Janette Garin said several people the foreigner had...
| Jul 5, 2015
| 3:16 PM
When Phyllis Lansing's husband, suffering from diabetes and dementia, landed in the emergency room at St. Agnes Hospital some years back, she said he was overwhelmed.
Doctors ran numerous tests as they evaluated her husband, who is now deceased, but...
| Jul 5, 2015
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON As more expensive specialty drugs come on the market to treat some of the most serious chronic diseases, more states are stepping in to cushion the financial pain for patients who need medicine that can cost up to hundreds of thousands of...
| Jul 5, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Senior year is usually a busy time, but it was perhaps especially so for Lilly Grossman.
She was elected La Jolla High's homecoming queen, worked as features page editor of the school newspaper and published a novel with a friend — her second,...
| Jul 4, 2015
| 1:53 PM
Seven months before his death, Navy football player Will McKamey was counseled for 15 minutes at the brigade medical clinic about the risks of playing football after his brain bleed in high school.
At the request of Navy's athletics director, the 18-...