The solution to measles is straightforward: Vaccinate your children

Rash by rash and fever by fever, measles continues to spread. Health officials in Chicago are watching the case count tick upward. Nationally, measles...

FDA approves new osteoporosis drug for postmenopausal women

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women who are at high risk of bone fractures. The...

What are the health benefits of mineral water?

As the name suggests, mineral water contains high quantities of minerals, especially magnesium, calcium, and sodium. But is mineral water better than regular water, and what...

Childhood trauma may lead to depression in adults, Penn study finds

For some, childhood is something they look back on fondly, but for others the memories are not so pleasant. New research out of Penn...

Poor diet biggest risk factor for early deaths worldwide

A major study has found that unhealthful eating is responsible for more deaths worldwide than any other risk factor, including smoking. A diet low in...

The future of DNA is unfolding now

An arrest in the decades-old Golden State Killer case. A Chinese scientist creating the first gene-edited twin baby girls. DNA is clearly changing our reality. In recognition of National DNA Day...

If smoking is bad, how can smoking medical marijuana be good?...

When Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Legislature made it legal last month to smoke medical marijuana, they did it in the name of better...

What are the benefits of marshmallow root?

Marshmallow root, or Althaea officinalis, is a flowering plant that has played a role in herbal medicine for centuries.Many people use marshmallow root for various...

What are the benefits of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA)?

Conjugated linoleic acid is an omega-6 fatty acid. People more often refer to it as CLA and use CLA supplements for weight loss, bodybuilding,...

How an Injection of Tiny Beads into Stomach Arteries Might Help...

An experimental obesity treatment that involves injecting tiny beads into the arteries of the stomach may help some people lose weight and keep it...