'One-Stop' Blood Test for Cancer Shows Early Pro...

The blood test is dubbed CancerSEEK. It was able to catch cancer cases anywhere from 33 percent to 98 percent of the time, depending on the type.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:15:08 EST

Scientists Seek a Better Flu Vaccine

Although further work is needed, the scientists hope their approach will lead to an effective at-home vaccine.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:15:06 EST

Walmart Packet Turns Opioid Pills Into Useless G...

The disposal packets being handed out at Walmart's 4,700 U.S. pharmacies contain a powder that is placed in prescription bottles.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:42:12 EST

A Mother's Story: Flu Killed Daughter in Two Days

This year's flu season may be especially severe, CDC officials said in mid-January. So far this season, the deaths of 20 children have been linked to flu-related causes, and widespread flu activity has been reported in the entire continental U.S.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:31:49 EST

Pill Cuts Ovarian Cancer Risk, Even for Smokers

According to the study from the U.S. National Cancer Institute, these trends were also observed for endometrial cancer as well.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:15:15 EST

Are There Health Downsides To Vegetarian Diets?

Although vegetarian eating does have a stellar health reputation, recent news has focused on what could be bad about vegetarian diets and more stringent vegan plans, including reports of hair loss and depression.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:47:38 EST

Obamacare Led to Rise in Breast Cancer Screening

After the rule went into effect, the study found, the number of women in Medicare Advantage plans who got mammography screening rose by 5.5 percentage points: from just under 60 percent in the two years before the rule, to 65.4 percent in the two years after.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:15:14 EST

Superfoods For Your Health

Superfoods For Your Health

Walnuts are packed with tryptophan, an amino acid your body needs to create the feel-great chemical serotonin.