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The recommendation that adults should get 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week may be too ambitious for many middle-aged and older adults. That's one key recommendation from physical activity and health ...
Uneven impact found for those with serious mental illness in transition from Medicaid to Medicare Part D
When Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage started in 2006, many experts voiced concerns about disabled patients with serious mental illness making the transition from Medicaid to Medicare.
(HealthDay)—A rare virus has been found in ticks that are common in the southeastern United States.
Here's another potential reason to live up in the mountains. Lung cancer rates in both smokers and non-smokers are lower in higher-elevation counties in the western part of the United States, suggesting that ...
(HealthDay)—The U.S. "epidemic" of prescription-painkiller abuse may be starting to reverse course, a new study suggests.
The ancient physician/alchemist, Paracelsus, said: "The dose makes the poison." According to a new study published in PeerJ, even oxygen may fall prey to the above adage. While essential to human life, aspect ...
Women who have adequate levels of B vitamins in their bodies are more likely to get and stay pregnant even when they also have high levels of a common pesticide known to have detrimental reproductive effects, according to ...
(HealthDay)—The flu has reached epidemic levels in the United States, with 15 children dead so far this season, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.
A measles outbreak centered around Disneyland in California has spread to six more US states and Mexico, and an international visitor to the theme park likely sparked the health alert, officials said Friday.
California is battling a surge of measles cases clustered around the famous Disneyland theme park, despite the virus being all but eliminated in the United States, authorities said Thursday.
"Can he hear me?" family members are desperate to know when a loved one with a traumatic brain injury is in a coma.
California health officials say the number of people in the state infected with measles is now up to 59.
(HealthDay)—Fifteen years after measles was declared eliminated in the United States, the recent outbreak traced to two Disney parks in California illustrates how quickly a resurgence can occur.
(HealthDay)—Little to no progress is being made in curtailing tobacco use in the United States, a new report from the American Lung Association contends.