(AP) -- One child doesn't talk, rocks rhythmically back and forth and stares at clothes spinning in the dryer. Another has no trouble talking but is obsessed with trains, methodically naming every station ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- Obesity now accounts for almost 21 percent of U.S. health care costs -- more than twice the previous estimates, reports a new Cornell study.
Health Apr 05, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (5) | 4 |
The British government will introduce a minimum price per unit of alcohol in England and Wales to tackle their infamous binge-drinking culture, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Friday.
Health Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The US law that extends health insurance coverage to most Americans, dubbed "Obamacare" by its detractors, is 2,400 pages long but only certain points have been challenged before the US Supreme Court.
Health Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Margaret Chan on Tuesday decried the tobacco industry as a "ruthless and devious enemy" and urged governments and civil society groups to unite against cigarette firms.
Health Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The first study to look at methamphetamine's potential lasting effects on children whose mothers used it in pregnancy finds these kids at higher risk for behavior problems than other children.
Addiction Mar 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The federal government on Thursday began making good on its promise to cut off all funding for the Texas Medicaid Women's Health Program amid an escalating fight over the state's ban on funding for clinics affiliated ...
Other Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Dutch health authorities on Thursday recommended new tests for women with breast implants manufactured by French company Poly Implant Prothese that were done before 2001.
Surgery Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A panel of arthritis experts has recommended that the federal government allow continued testing of an experimental class of pain drugs for arthritis, despite links to bone decay and joint failure
Medications Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Nearly two years after President Barack Obama signed landmark legislation to cover the uninsured, a new poll finds his health care overhaul is neither better liked nor better understood.
Health Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Some of the most widely used prescription drugs, including those to treat cholesterol and high blood pressure, could be available over the counter under a new proposal being weighed by government regulators.
Medications Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- More Americans are turning to the emergency room for routine dental problems - a choice that often costs 10 times more than preventive care and offers far fewer treatment options than a dentist's office, according ...
Dentistry Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Steve Panetta smoked for 34 years, the last 10 at a three-pack-a-day clip. He watched his father die from lung cancer and his stepfather struggle with emphysema. He tried quitting six times before ...
Health Feb 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Presently Indigenous Australians suffer six times the blindness of mainstream Australians and 94 percent of vision loss in Indigenous Australians is unnecessary, preventable or treatable.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The British government on Thursday vowed to investigate newspaper reports that doctors illegally approved abortions that were requested due to the sex of the unborn child.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0