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Consumers Stuck With Murky Sunscreen Labels Another Summer

Anyone who’s gone to the drug store knows that the labels on sunscreens can be confusing. The sun protection factor, […]

Know The Enemy: Scientists Use Genetics To Get Ahead Of Malaria

Like the proverbial mosquito that buzzes in your ear but won’t die, a lasting solution to malaria has been maddeningly […]

As More Americans Live Through Cancer, Survivors’ Ranks Grow

A cancer diagnosis is no longer a death sentence for many people who get one. The ranks of American cancer […]

Pure Ecstasy Is Safe, Canadian Doctor Says, But Don’t Buy ‘E’ On The Street

As far as recreational drugs that could have health benefits go, ecstasy doesn’t exactly have a lot of champions. Instead, […]

U.S. Olympic Team Sprints Ahead With Electronic Health Records

Team USA is used to racing with digital clocks. Now, it’s time for digital health records. The U.S. Olympic Committee […]

Surgery Restores Sexual Function In Women With Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation is still remarkably common – namely in Africa, but also in some countries in Asia and the […]

Disabled Woman Dies While Awaiting Second Chance At Kidney Transplant

At Misty Cargill’s funeral, the minister called her an advocate for other people with intellectual disabilities. She was — although […]

Doctors Have Trouble Keeping Up With Painkiller Abusers

The growing awareness about the abuse of prescription painkillers hasn’t kept the problem from skyrocketing. In 2008, 14,800 people died […]

Panel Questions Benefits Of Vitamin D Supplements

An influential panel of experts questioned two big reasons people take vitamin D supplements. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force […]

UnitedHealthcare Pledges To Keep Popular Coverage, Regardless Of Supreme Court

One of the nation’s largest insurers said early Monday it would continue to follow some of the rules in the […]

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