Brain Scans Find Abnormalities in Gulf Veterans
When she returned from the Persian Gulf War in 1991, Air Force nurse Denise Nichols experienced sudden aches, fatigue and cognitive problems, but she had no idea what was causing them.
Social Science Struggles with the Effects of Same-Sex Parenting on Children
Amid the legal arguments at Tuesday's Supreme Court hearing on same-sex marriage, there loomed a social science question: How well do children turn out when they are raised by gay parents?
Study: Health overhaul to raise claims cost 32 pct
Insurance companies will have to pay out an average of 32 percent more for medical claims on individual health policies under President Barack Obama’s overhaul, the nation’s leading group of financial risk analysts has estimated.
Why are more children being diagnosed with autism?
Over the last two decades, the number of children diagnosed with autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), has risen at an alarming rate.
Study: Radiation for breast cancer can harm hearts
Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, troubling new research suggests.
Brominated vegetable oil in Gatorade?
When PepsiCo Inc. announced it would stop putting an obscure vegetable oil in its Gatorade right before the Super Bowl, one of the loudest cheers came from a high school student who had made it her mission to get rid of the ingredient.
AP Exclusive: Applying for Obama plan not easy
Applying for benefits under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul could be as daunting as doing your taxes.
Lawmakers Push FDA to Finish Rules on Health Apps
House lawmakers urged the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday to quickly finalize rules governing the growing field of health-care apps, including clarifying whether the industry will be subject to new taxes under the Affordable Care Act.
Hard to find good info on drug safety in pregnancy
Nearly every woman takes a medication at some point during pregnancy. Yet there's disturbingly little easy-to-understand information about which drugs pose a risk to her baby, and what to do about it.
Study: Even ancient mummies had clogged arteries
Even without modern-day temptations like fast food or cigarettes, people had clogged arteries some 4,000 years ago, according to the biggest-ever study of mummies searching for the condition.
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