Obesity is a global epidemic. In the U.S. alone, according to the American Heart Foundation, 78 million adults and 13 million
Pretentious restaurants formerly embodied "seriously grown up." Today, their names and menus evoke not just childhood but American middle-class childhood, circa 1978 to circa 2002. Think Pop Tart/Twinkie/Lucky Charms/Popsicle/Oreo everything. With sea salt.
The reality is that hepatitis C is the only deadly disease for which curative treatment is widely withheld from patients. Imagine if an insurer mandated that a cancer patient reach metastatic levels before receiving chemotherapy, or that a diabetic lose a limb before being eligible for insulin treatment.
Approximately 49 percent of the Hispanic population, compared to 23 percent of non-Hispanic whites and 17 percent of non
Shadya and Shandell were born in Peru in February of this year. They were conjoined twin girls, joined at the abdomen, who
Extra and undigested food is processed through the intestines. Interestingly though, you don't seem to get rid of nearly half as much as you take in!
Last week was the first day of spring. Yahoo! Except for that fact that many people don't feel so hot this time of year. The flu is -- knock on wood -- mostly behind us. Allergies have not quite exploded yet. So, why do so many of us feel off in the early days of spring?
Small milestones for many infants are big ones for Hayden, who was born with his liver and intestine outside his body. "I
Japanese scientists claim to have coaxed stem cells to develop into a rudimentary human liver, replete with working blood