Flushing disposable contacts down the toilet or washing them down the drain may contribute to the problem of microplastic pollution, researchers said.
Some hospital emergency departments are giving people medicine for withdrawal, plugging a hole in a system that too often fails to provide immediate treatment.
City health workers are handing out buprenorphine prescriptions to homeless people in hopes of getting them into treatment.
Babies who got solid food early were sleeping 17 minutes longer per night than those that had breast-fed through 6 months of age.
Though survival rates have improved markedly, a variety of problems can cause death.
According to the facility’s “cohabitation policy,” marriage is between one man and one woman, “as it is understood in the Bible.”
Teva Pharmaceuticals will sell a generic copy of Mylan’s EpiPen, which became the target of public outrage over its price.
The ancient Greek karate style known as pankration offers time-tested lessons on aging well.
The herbicide glyphosate is the world’s most popular weedkiller. There is widespread disagreement among lawyers, researchers and regulators over any potential links to cancer.
The herbicide gyphosate is the world’s most popular weedkiller. There is widespread disagreement among lawyers, researchers and regulators over any potential links to cancer.
Overweight people who lost 5 to 10 percent of their weight lowered their risk for metabolic syndrome by 22 percent. Those who lost 20 percent cut their risk by over 50 percent.
The study, which looked at nearly 200,000 users, also showed that a man’s desirability increased with greater education. For women, it was another story.
Fentanyl is a big culprit, but there are also encouraging signs from states that have prioritized public health campaigns and addiction treatment.
Researchers say that singing is among the most meaningful activities we share with children.
Taking a walk every 30 minutes can restore blood flow to the brain when you’re sitting for hours.
African-American boys “will expect increased scrutiny, surveillance and even direct targeting as they traverse whiter spaces,” researchers at Ohio State University found.
Studies show that female doctors tend to listen more, and their patients — both male and female — tend to fare better.
With such enormous bodies, elephants should be particularly prone to tumors. But an ancient gene in their DNA, somehow resurrected, seems to shield the animals.
The only vaccine was taken off the market more than 15 years ago. As reports of the disease skyrocket, researchers are working on a new one.