Shares Nov 28, 2015 06:29 PM EST
The two leading causes for eye injuries severe enough to result in hospitalization are falling and fighting. FAlls was the most common cause of eye injuries in the elderly, and fights or other assaults were the most common cause in those under age 59.
Shares Nov 28, 2015 06:19 PM EST
More women under age 26 have health insurance, which had contributed to a higher rate of diagnosis of early-stage cervical cancer.
Shares Nov 25, 2015 11:34 PM EST
More studies have revealed why it’s great to keep pets especially when the children are still young. In the latest research, children who are surrounded by pets are less likely to develop anxiety and other mental health issues.
Shares Nov 25, 2015 11:08 PM EST
If you’re one of those who are curious as to what teens these days have been doing online, then you should know that they’re having fun with condoms.
Shares Nov 25, 2015 06:37 PM EST
Two studies suggest that surviving cancer in childhood or young adulthood may increase the risks of health problems or cognitive problems later on.
Shares Nov 24, 2015 05:27 PM EST
Teen boy dies of Ebola in Liberia, as the virus crops back up there. More than 175 people are being monitored.
Shares Nov 23, 2015 07:26 PM EST
People who use smokeless tobacco products are exposed to as much or more nicotine and cancer-causing chemicals in tobacco products as cigarette smokers, according to a government study.
Shares Nov 22, 2015 06:06 PM EST
Oregon and California will soon allow pharmacits to dispense hormonal birth control without a doctor's prescription. This move may help reduce the rate of unintended pregnancies.
Shares Nov 19, 2015 11:30 PM EST
Tell me how many friends you have, and I’ll tell you how stressed you are. Teens who have a lot of Facebook friends are more at risk of becoming stressed.
Shares Nov 19, 2015 06:30 PM EST
Hundreds of thousands of Texas women have may tried to end their own pregnancies, according to two surveys.
Shares Nov 19, 2015 06:22 PM EST
A study has found hat babies who contracted whooping cough (pertussis) had a higher rate of later developing epilepsy.
Shares Nov 14, 2015 09:20 PM EST
Children as young as 9 years old can already be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a metabolic condition that normally occurs among adults many years ago.
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