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Chronic Back Pain Leads to Serious Vascular Diagnosis

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Ryan Basore spent years struggling with backaches. The 42-year-old tried everything he could think of to alleviate his…
Ethnically Diverse Mothers, Children Living in Poverty at Risk for Sleep Problems

4 days ago

African-American and other ethnically diverse mothers know the value of a good night’s sleep, but they and their…
The Missing Link: Can the Additive Tree Expand Machine Learning in Medicine?

6 days ago

When health care providers order a test or prescribe a medicine, they want to be 100 percent confident…
Collaboration may improve access to HIV testing, primary care

October 4, 2019

Getting better access to testing and proper primary care for individuals vulnerable to HIV could be as simple…
Screening for lung cancer based on risk could save lives

October 1, 2019

Changing the way individuals are selected to be screened for lung cancer, by considering their probability of getting…
The dangers of vaping

September 27, 2019

As deaths and lung injuries associated with e-cigarettes continue to be reported, Frank Leone of the Perelman School…
Wilderness Therapy More Effective and Less Expensive

September 26, 2019

Substance use and mental health issues have become a major societal problem across the United States, especially for…
Study: Smoking abstinence has little impact on the motivation for food

September 23, 2019

It’s sometimes thought that smokers who can’t light up are likely to reach for food in lieu of…
“Fat Shaming” Won’t Solve Obesity. Science Might.

September 18, 2019

Science is with James Corden. Fat shaming shouldn’t make a comeback, and it won’t solve the nation’s obesity epidemic. Through countless…
NIH study suggests higher air pollution exposure during second pregnancy may increase preterm birth risk

September 13, 2019

Pregnant women who are exposed to higher air pollution levels during their second pregnancy, compared to their first…
Using a Wearable Device to Exercise More? Add Competition to Improve Your Results

September 11, 2019

While using a wearable device alone may not always be enough to motivate more exercise, adding fun and…
Rutgers Medical Expert Discusses Health Effects of Vaping on Youth

September 11, 2019

Federal health officials have so far identified 450 possible cases of severe respiratory illnesses reported after use of…
New study shows why people gain weight as they get older

September 10, 2019

Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. Now new research at Karolinska…
Proactively offering smokers free treatment to quit smoking is cost-effective

September 6, 2019

Quitting smoking is difficult and quit attempts are less likely to be successful without treatment. Many smokers want…
Overweight and obesity levels dipping in Alberta preschoolers, but severe obesity unchanged

September 5, 2019

The number of overweight and obese preschool-aged children is on the decline in Alberta, but severe obesity remains…
Low cost mobile technology shifts the dial on cardiovascular risk in rural Indonesia

August 30, 2019

An Australian-developed mobile app supported system that helps health systems identify and better manage people at high risk…
Culturally centered birth center improves value and equity in health care before and after birth

August 30, 2019

Racial inequities in health care in the weeks before and after birth put African American women and their…
Eisai Provides Tanks to Supply Clean Water to Neglected Tropical Diseases Endemic Regions in Kenya

August 28, 2019

Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that it provides tanks to supply clean water for the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)…
Pregnant women of color experience disempowerment by health care providers

August 28, 2019

A new study finds that women of color perceive their interactions with doctors, nurses and midwives as being…
Tech in Healthcare – Surprising Ways Technology is Changing Healthcare

August 27, 2019

We live in the age of ground breaking technological advancements. Each, with incredible flexibility and applications in different…
Chemical Exposure Web Tool Defines Risks Faced by Millions of California Women

August 27, 2019

A new web tool spells out for the first time the exposures that more than 6.5 million working…
Research reveals health is number one for weight loss

August 27, 2019

A new report by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, suggests that when it comes to weight loss, people…
Smartphones could transform patient care, finds study

August 26, 2019

Remote monitoring using smartphone apps could transform the medical care of patients with long-term health conditions, according to…
How E-Cigarette Use is Exposing Youth — and the Environment — to Toxic Chemicals

August 26, 2019

The use of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, by American youth has surged so dramatically in recent years that…
Wireless sensors that stick to the skin to track our health

August 20, 2019

We tend to take our skin’s protective function for granted, ignoring its other roles in signaling subtleties like…
First global open-source database for spinal cord injury research will be a ‘game-changer,’ say experts

August 20, 2019

Experts from the University of Alberta and two universities of California are teaming up to launch the world’s…
Lyme disease in England and Wales more common in older white women, study finds

August 19, 2019

Patients with Lyme disease in England and Wales hospitals appear to be predominantly white, female and living in…
Which city is most polluted? No one knows

August 16, 2019

Scant on-the-ground monitoring means researchers lack basic information. On any given day, a news story might list a…
Most Seniors with Dementia Live at Home, Despite Pain, Anxiety, Poor Health

August 7, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, most older Americans with advancing dementia remain in their own homes — many until…
Cigarettes with pro-environment marketing perceived as less harmful, Stanford study finds

August 6, 2019

Few people would consider a handgun with a sustainably harvested wood stock any less lethal than one with…
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