Deaths from falls on the rise
CHICAGO New research shows fatal falls have nearly tripled in older Americans in recent years, rising to more than 25,000 deaths yearly.The findings highlight the importance of fall
HEALTH TAKE-AWAY: Unplugging from mobile devices can be vital to your health
For all of the many benefits internet and cell technology have brought to our daily lives in terms of information access, social connectivity and convenience, we're discovering as a society that
Ask the Doctors: Basal tears are crucial to eye health
Q: I've got a blocked tear duct that I'm told requires surgery. My eye weeps, but it isn't painful. However, it has become infected once.
Twitter is eroding your intelligence
Twitter, used by 126 million people daily and now ubiquitous in some industries, has vowed to reform itself after being enlisted as a tool of misinformation and hate.But new evidence shows that the
Laundry pods: 72,947 calls to poison control centers
Liquid laundry detergent packets, often called pods, help make washing clothes easier. But they carry a risk of poisoning and chemical burns, especially for young children.Poison control centers got
Progress reported on blood tests to detect cancer
A California company says its experimental blood test was able to detect many types of cancer at an early stage and gave very few false alarms in a study that included people with and without the
Health Take-Away: Narrowing `eating window' can aid weight loss
The average American, even those who already are on some sort of reduced-calorie diet, consumes their meals and snacks over a 15-hour period during the day pretty much their entire waking
New research rekindles debate on eggs
The latest U.S. research on eggs won't go over easy for those who can't eat breakfast without them.