Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Puerto Rico doctors warn of scarce resources to fight Zika

Doctors in Puerto Rico are warning that the U.S. territory does not have the resources to handle the fallout of a Zika epidemic as officials report an uptick in the number of fetuses with malformations that were carried by ...

Health

New poll finds diabetes top health concern for Latino families

A new NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health poll was released today on the views of Latinos in America about their health and health care, communities, financial situation, and discrimination ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Employees less depressed, more anxious in 2013

(HealthDay)—Employees are less depressed but more anxious than last year, with one-third of employees feeling tense or anxious much of the time, according to a report published by the ComPsych Corporation.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study uncovers cost of resiliency in kids

Children living in poverty who appear to succeed socially may be failing biologically. Students able to overcome the stress of growing up poor are labeled "resilient" because of their ability to overcome adversity, but University ...

Health

Patients go undercover to record encounters with doctors

Patients' health outcomes improve when physicians individualize care and take their patients' life circumstances into account, according to a new study by the University of Illinois at Chicago and the U.S. Department of Veterans ...

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