Good First Aid Kit

The Makings of a Good First Aid Kit

Not everyone thinks about the importance of keeping a first aid kit handy, particularly those who don’t sustain many minor injuries. However, most medical...
Drug shortages prompt

Drug Shortages Prompt Question: Are Some Medicines Too Cheap?

Philip Aubrey buys medicines for British government-funded hospitals across London, capital of the world's fifth-largest economy, but last year he struggled to secure supplies...
High-Glycemic Diet Linked

High-Glycemic Diet Linked To Lung Cancer Risk

A diet heavy on white bread and other high-glycemic index (GI) foods may increase an individual’s risk of lung cancer, according to a new...
Children's Cough Syrup

Children’s Cough Syrup Recalled

Healthcare product company Perrigo issued a voluntary recall Monday for two of its children’s cough syrups, as  some packages contain an oral dosing cup...
istock_heroin

How To Help Someone Who is Addicted To Drugs

Former NBA player Lamar Odom has emerged from a coma after being found unconscious in a Nevada brothel, allegedly after several days of using...
Medication

Crucial Things You Should Know About Addiction

There is one thing killing people all over the world. It is one of the biggest killers ever, yet no one wants to talk...
Zika vaccine

Volunteers Sought As Race To Develop A Zika Vaccine Heats Up

Volunteers willing to be infected with the Zika virus for science. It may sound bizarre, but researchers are planning just such a study -...
Father with Arm Around Son

Addiction Prevention Techniques All Parents Should Know About

If you are a parent, it may be hard to comprehend that your child could ever develop an addiction. But addiction can happen to...
Scientists Identify New Organ

Scientists Identify New Organ In Humans

A mighty membrane that twists and turns through the gut is starting the new year with a new classification: the structure, called the mesentery,...
Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen May Do No Good For Flu

Acetaminophen may not have an effect on the flu virus or its symptoms, according to a new study.International guidelines, including those of the British...