In the addiction battle, is forced rehab the solution?
State policymakers increasingly force people addicted to drugs into treatment to help address opioid crisis
People who sleep in on weekends avoid dying young, study suggests
Sleeping in on a day off feels marvelous, especially for those of us who don't get nearly enough rest during the workweek. But are the extra weekend winks worth it? It's a question that psychologist Torbjorn Akerstedt, director of the Stress Research Institute at Stockholm University, and his colleagues...
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Is eating seafood the key to getting pregnant?
Couples may have an easier time conceiving if both the man and the woman eat seafood more frequently, a new study suggests.
Your Instagram-ready summer getaway starts here...
Lounging poolside with a pitcher of margaritas was once considered the perfect midyear break. But these days, not so much. Instagram-ready sunrise asanas and plant-based food trucks have replaced sleeping in and heaving buffet spreads. After yoga and meditation offerings became standard at music...
75 Amazing Fitness Finds You Didn't Know You Could Get on Amazon - All Under $100
What's better than treating yourself to a few new fitness items? Shopping for them in the comfort of your own home! Skip the stressful store searching and long lines and simply snag your favorite items online and return them if they don't work out. Whether you're on the hunt for new running shoes, the perfect leggings , or home gym equipment, Amazon has you covered. To make life even easier, we...
ER Docs Report Drug Shortages, Lack of Disaster Prep
(MedPage Today) -- Survey results from American College of Emergency Physicians paint a grim picture
The New Old Age: In Elderly Hands, Firearms Can Be Even Deadlier
Suicide and dementia rates are highest in older people, raising questions about their ownership of guns. One possible solution: an advance directive for firearms.
Debunking the debunkers
The Medieval Crusades were a series of holy wars sanctioned by the Latin Church. It seems incongruous today, but the Catholic religion was used as justification to bring war, death and destruction to thousands of innocent people. The last time I checked, the Bible did not exactly espouse the use of brute force to subjugate other peoples. I don’t recall any passage in there that says “We will sa...
U.S. jury fails to reach verdict in latest J&J talc trial
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A South Carolina jury on Friday could not agree on a verdict in a case of a woman whose family said her long-term use of Johnson & Johnson's Baby Powder led to her death from asbestos-related cancer, resulting in a mistrial.
NIH summit presents recommendations to accelerate treatment development for Alzheimer's disease
Experts from government, academia, industry, non-profit organizations put forward recommendations that provide a roadmap for an integrated, multidisciplinary research agenda necessary to inform priorities for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
A home remedy treats hiccups. But how?
The People’s Pharmacy discusses how hiccup remedies actually work, food triggers for migraines, and the benefits of papaya.
Strenuous exercise ‘can protect against height loss in later life’
Several key factors associated with height loss in postmenopausal women - an occurrence known to increase the risk of disease and premature death - have been identified. A new study by the University of Buffalo, US, looked at what women did when they were adolescents. It found that strenuous...
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