It was a Christmas miracle for the Botelho family. Their 4-year-old Gemma had been hospitalized and was nearing the end when a bunch of prayers left doctors scratching their heads and her parents, Alex and Lejla, with warm and grateful hearts. Gemma is now breathing on her own and is …Read More »
In the 1980s, sex was, or could be, a dangerous pursuit. It most definitely cou...
I’m often asked for medical advice by friends, family members, and even ne...
Surprisingly, not all exercises are good for you. In fact, recent studies have d...
Women who keep taking oral contraceptives by accident after they become pregnant...
In a recent study from the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, researchers discovered a certain hormone in the liver with the ability to alter one’s preference for alcoholic and sweet substances. Known as the fibroblast growth factor 21, or “FGF21,” the hormone is typically activated in the brain’s reward system by extreme cold temperatures, sudden …Read More »
Maintaining your weight can be a serious challenge, especially during the holiday season when sugary goodies and carbohydrates are all the rage. But within the next few years, things could get easier. Scientists at the University of Texas predict that doctors will be able to design diets based on individual’s …Read More »
They say the first two weeks at a job are the honeymoon phase. For William Kalaher, a new 911 dispatcher from Utah, the honeymoon phase was skipped and he was thrown head first into delivering a baby! The call came to Kalaher last Friday. Kristin Allred and her husband Shay …Read More »
It was after all Jesus’ first miracle. The groom’s friends then commended their friend on bringing the best wine until last. While Jesus couldn’t have been wrong, does red wine have all the virtues it enjoys? Long before Jesus, wine was considered medicine until the late 19th century. The ancient …Read More »
A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) claims child birth at home is just as safe as hospital births. Researchers at McMaster university, in Ontario, Canada, compared over 11,000 home births to 11,000 hospital births and found that home births with the assistance of a midwife …Read More »
The authors of a new study in the International Journal of Epidemiology have disproved the “fat but fit” concept after discovering that obesity cancels out the pros of being at high aerobic fitness. Researchers at Umea University in Sweden were looking to find out whether negative health effects of obesity could be …Read More »
More than 200 women in 40 U.S. states are filing a massive lawsuit against WEN Hair Care, a celebrity endorsed shampoo and hair care line created by Los Angeles-based hair stylist, Chaz Dean. Personal reports have been flowing in on social media and various news sites claiming that the products …Read More »
ABC News has reported a story that is melting hearts just in time for Christmas. Jaxon Buell is a 14-month-old boy who has survived beyond his life expectancy and has gotten to sit on Santa’s lap for the very first time! He was born in August last year with a …Read More »
The abortion rate in the United States is at a record low, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rate of abortions in the U.S. has declined by more than one-third over the past 20 years. It fell 35 percent between 1990 and …Read More »