Parents talking with their teens about sex, expecially when the mothers take part in the conversation, helps reduce risky behavior on the part of the teens. Teens who reported having these conversations with their parents tended to exhibit safer sex behavior a…
For a couple who’s planning to have children or a family with small tots, there’s no better time to get a pet dog than today. According to a new Swedish study, keeping pets may be beneficial in preventing asthma among young children.
Medicare will reimburse doctors for helping patients create a plan for what kind of care they want at the end of their lives. Many physician and health advocacy groups had been pushing for such a move by Medicare for many years.
Breast cancer was diagnosed less often in black women than white women, the death rate for breast cancer has been higher in black women. Now, the racial gap in diagnosis has closed, but the death gap has widened.
A new study has linked prolonged television viewing to eight leading causes of death in the US. The findings showed that more hours spent watching TV increases the risk of death from most of the major causes such as cancer and heart disease.