Quantcast

Health

Subscribe

Don’t Wait, Vaccinate: Protect Infants from Deadly Diseases

Infants don’t receive their first dose of tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis vaccine until they are two months old, and they can’t receive a flu vaccine until six months.

What is obesity costing you?

Sometimes celebrities or otherwise physically fit people will put on a fat suit and document their experience with a video camera, usually to be aired on a daytime talk show. The overall impression is universal: Being severely overweight is taxing ...

Study of more than 95,000 kids finds no link between MMR vaccine and autism

The vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella doesn't bring an increased risk of autism, according to a new study of more than 95,000 children.

Indiana HIV outbreak linked to injection drug use

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence issued an executive order Monday to extend a public health emergency in his state in response to a rampant HIV outbreak that first began in mid-December.

Blue Bell Ice Cream recalls all products over Listeria concerns

After weeks of gradual recalls, Blue Bell Creameries is now pulling all of its products off the shelves.

Johns Hopkins’ neurosurgeon receives Cortes de Cadiz Prize from Spain

Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa has been awarded the Cortes de Cadiz Prize in the category of surgery by the city council of Cadiz, Spain. The jury prize, in which members of the Royal Academy of Medicine and Surgery took ...

Dr. Levi Watkins a ‘Man among Men’

The accolades keep pouring in, from colleagues, friends and individuals who were touched in many ways by him.

This is nutty: Kind Bars are full of fat but healthy?

The FDA wants the fatty Kind Bars to stop pretending they're healthy. But Kind says the fat in its bars is healthy.

Blacks missing out on ‘Obamacare’ savings

Even as health care costs continue to cause concerns for the poor, nearly 40 percent African Americans and about half of Whites didn’t know that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) can help those that need it the most to cover ...

Study: Acetaminophen reduces not only pain, but pleasure, too

Feeling so happy you just can't stand it? You might want to pop some acetaminophen.

With breast milk online, it's buyer beware

Your great-great-grandmother might have called for a wet nurse. In today's e-commerce world, if you're having trouble breast-feeding, you can easily buy breast milk online and feed your baby yourself.

‘Beat The Pro!’ celebrity basketball game to benefit charitable causes

The Meade Senior High School Alumni Association has partnered with Dominant Force, a sports, training and entertainment company that hosts sports camps, clinics and fundraisers, to host the fourth annual Meade Alumni Beat The Pro! basketball game on April 12, ...

Why your commute is bad for you

The average American commute to work lasts 25 minutes, according to U.S. Census data, but many workers travel far above and beyond that number.

Michelle Obama's Let's Move turns 5; Is it working?

Chocolate bunnies and jelly beans generally render the Easter holiday a high-calorie event.

Guatemalans deliberately infected with STDs sue Johns Hopkins

Remember the Tuskegee syphilis experiment from the 1930s?