Air pollution kills around 200,000 Americans each year even when pollution levels remain below the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's current guidelines, a report published in JAMA Network Open has found.
In a major blow to the vaping industry, the American Medical Association has called for a ban on e-cigarettes and vaping products that the FDA doesn’t deem tobacco cessation devices.
People with eczema are more likely to suffer fractures, according to a study.Researchers compared 526,808 people with atopic eczema, the most common form of the condition, and 2,569,030 without. They looked at whether the participants have suffered hip, pelvic, spinal or wrist fractures.
Having access to green spaces like parks has been linked in a study to a lower risk of dying.To evaluate the pros and cons of green spaces, researchers looked at nine existing studies, involving over eight million people across seven countries. The authors of the study published in the journal The Lancet Planetary Health felt this was an important line of inquiry, as half of our planet's population lives in urban environments.
Proposed Ohio Abortion Ban Would Force Doctors to Re-Implant Ectopic Pregnancies, Risking Women’s Lives
Republican lawmakers in Ohio are attempting to pass a bill that would legally recognize fetuses as people, leading abortion doctors to be liable for aggravated murder charges for terminating a pregnancy.
President Donald Trump's pick to head the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was pelted with questions on youth vaping during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Wednesday.
A study out of the United Kingdom has found that students who skipped breakfast did not perform as well on standardized tests as those who ate a morning meal.
Gunshot Survivors Study Sheds Light on ‘Devastating’ and Long0Lasting Effects of Firearm Violence within...
People who survive being shot are more likely to struggle with unemployment, use drugs and alcohol, and have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) when compared with the general population, a study has revealed.
Doctors in the U.S. say they have placed humans on the brink of death in a state of suspended animation for the first time.
Six adults had half of their brain removed when they were children. Years later, and brain scans show that not only were the connections comparable to healthy controls with both brain hemispheres intact—they were, in almost all cases, "markedly" stronger.