A student at Northeastern University in Boston was diagnosed with measles and may have exposed many others to the highly contagious disease, Boston health officials said Thursday.
Posted on: 9 January 2020 | 8:56 pm
An increase in the minimum wage could help prevent thousands of suicides every year among workers with a high school degree or less, especially during times when unemployment rates are higher.
Posted on: 9 January 2020 | 7:22 pm
Vaping-related lung injuries have caused 57 confirmed deaths in 27 states and the District of Columbia, including the youngest victim yet at 15 years old, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.
Posted on: 9 January 2020 | 3:01 pm
Jennifer Gobrecht always knew she would be a mother someday, but her birth experience was one she couldn't have imagined.
Posted on: 9 January 2020 | 11:29 am
Measles has killed more than 6,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization has said.
Posted on: 9 January 2020 | 5:41 am
A mysterious pneumonia outbreak that has struck dozens of people and put China on edge is from the same family of viruses as the deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), according to Chinese scientists.
Posted on: 9 January 2020 | 5:38 am
A preliminary study found the loss of one night's sleep in healthy young men increased the levels of tau protein in their blood compared to getting a complete night of uninterrupted sleep.
Posted on: 9 January 2020 | 5:22 am
Drinking tea at least three times a week could reduce the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease and is linked with a longer and healthier life, at least in China, a new study suggests.
Posted on: 9 January 2020 | 3:29 am
Seattle Public Schools sent home fewer than 100 students who arrived for class on Wednesday without complete immunization records.
Posted on: 8 January 2020 | 9:30 pm
It's a difficult birth for this new decade. The year 2020 kicks off under the shadow of divisive politics, international security threats, a spate of hate crimes, and a planet in environmental peril, plus all the reasons we're stressed individually: work, health problems, life changes and more.
Posted on: 8 January 2020 | 12:08 pm
As electric scooters become increasingly ubiquitous in cities, so are scooter-related injuries, one study reports.
Posted on: 8 January 2020 | 11:47 am
The number of Americans who have died from alcohol-related problems annually more than doubled between 1999 and 2017, a new study found, and that's likely an undercount, the researchers said.
Posted on: 8 January 2020 | 6:57 am
Recent high-profile court cases have raised concerns that women who use talc-based powder around their genital area may be at a risk for ovarian cancer, but a new study says that might not be the case.
Posted on: 7 January 2020 | 11:21 am
Vacation is the time you may want to think about bedbugs. Edgar Treiguts reports.
Posted on: 5 January 2020 | 5:21 pm
Hey, sleepyheads. What you believe about sleep may be nothing but a pipe dream.
Posted on: 17 April 2019 | 2:06 pm