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U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care

Posted on October 22, 2014
Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches, Scientists Report

Posted on October 22, 2014
But experts find the study too small, problem too rare to be of concern

Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats

Posted on October 22, 2014
Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

Americans Show Distrust of Medical Profession in Survey

Posted on October 22, 2014
But many were happy with their own doctors, researchers report

Could Survivors’ Blood Stop Ebola?

Posted on October 22, 2014
Kent Brantly, the first person to be treated for and recover from Ebola in the U.S., donated his blood — and the potentially lifesaving proteins it contains — to treat other Ebola patients …

The Body Fat That Might Help You Shed Pounds

Posted on October 22, 2014
Getting rid of extra pounds has long been a goal for people who want to improve their health and appearance. But a different type of fat — called brown fat — may help us lose weight.

All U.S. Residents Returning From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked, CDC Says

Posted on October 22, 2014
Travelers will have to take own temperatures, report to local health departments for 21-day incubation period

Controversial Chemical May Leach Into Skin From Cash Receipts

Posted on October 22, 2014
Skin care products may also boost absorption of BPA, study finds

Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds

Posted on October 22, 2014
Researchers say many products with banned substances for sale six months later

Anti-inflammatories May Help Ease Depression

Posted on October 22, 2014
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may help ease depressive symptoms along with antidepressants, new research suggests.