When it comes to the hot summer sun, heat emergencies shouldn’t be taken lightly. Knowing how to spot the signs of a heat-related illness is key. Dr. Duke Carlson has tips on how to recognize those signs.
It's difficult to imagine the prospect of twenty-somethings who require dialysis, heart complications or even stroke, or facing blindness. But it may be a frightening reality in coming years according to University of Oklahoma researchers. They have discovered diabetes is not the only "adult" disease they are finding in children enrolled in a landmark pediatric diabetes study. And as the study finds, the future for these youngsters may be bleak without the appropriate intervention.
According to the CDC, Salmonella outbreaks have been linked to tomatoes, cantaloupe, and even puffed rice cereal in 2008. But if you or someone you know was infected with salmonella, would you recognize the symptoms? Donna Glenn with TMC’s Infection Control department has the facts related to salmonella.
New survey finds 1 in 7 products still claim an 'SPF' rating of 50 or higher
But it was phased out because of side effects; newer version works, study notes
Improvements reported in muscle strength, fatigue and quality of life
Study found boys with the disorder were twice as likely to have a higher body-mass index when they were men
Procedure recommended to treat aggressive liver cancer
WASHINGTON (AP) — New research is challenging medical guidelines that say people with a heart-zapping device in their chests should avoid intense sports like basketball and soccer in favor of golf or bowling.
LONDON (AP) — More than a decade ago, British parents refused to give measles shots to at least a million children because of now discredited research that linked the vaccine to autism. Now, health officials are scrambling to catch up and stop a growing epidemic of the contagious disease.
By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the White House already reeling from three major controversies, some Republican lawmakers are zeroing in on what they perceive is another possible scandal tied to President Barack Obama's landmark health reform law just as it nears implementation. ...