The amount of U.S. teenagers who are sexually active without a condom and under the influence hasn’t changed very much in the past 20 years, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Statistics released by the Adolescent and School health report showed just how few schools …Read More »
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Feeling happy or content with your life doesn’t necessarily mean that your health will increase or that you’ll live longer, according to new research. A new study in The Lancet followed one million middle-aged women over the course of 10 years and found that happiness does not actually lead to better …Read More »
The world’s very first puppies conceived using IVF–the same methods that lead to the births of tens of thousands of human babies each year–have been born. And they are adorable! The team at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine said that the idea is to be able to create lab …Read More »
Eighty Boston College students became sick after eating at a Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant over the weekend, and early test results reveal that the highly contagious norovirus may be responsible, public health investigators said Tuesday. Chipotle is already dealing with major grief and criticism from their multi-state E. coli outbreak …Read More »
Most breast cancer survivors require routine mammograms and physical exams to check for new tumors, and often go back to seeing their primary care doctors who may not be aware of the side effects cancer patients experience, but they don’t need extra imaging or lab tests, according to new joint …Read More »
Former president Jimmy Carter had some good news for the large Sunday School class he teaches on Sunday: he’s cancer-free! A family friend confirmed that Carter told his 300-member class that there were no signs of cancer in his brain or liver months after his melanoma diagnosis, according to the …Read More »
The E. coli outbreak that is linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. has expanded to three more states–Illinois, Pennsylvania and Maryland–and 47 of the 52 sick individuals say they ate at Chipotle before getting sick. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday added seven more E. coli …Read More »
Dad’s beer belly might affect the eating behaviour and overall health of his children, researchers have found in a new study. The idea of obese parents influencing their children is nothing new; however, the father’s individual role in the matter may be more significant than previously thought. Researchers at the University of Denmark …Read More »
Five lead urns containing embalmed human hearts were discovered by archaeologists in the city of Rennes, France. With MRI scans and other techniques, scientists were able to study the condition of the hearts and detect for heart disease. The archaeologists who found the hearts are from National Institute for Preventive …Read More »
A second patient died in a late-stage trial of Zafgen Inc.’s experimental obesity treatment, the company said in a statement Wednesday. As a result, the company lost more than half its value. The company said that the patient receiving the drug died from a blockage in an artery in the …Read More »