Home » Archives by category » HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
U.S. woman becomes 1st person to have eye worms previously seen only in cattle

U.S. woman becomes 1st person to have eye worms previously seen only in cattle

By Reuters An Oregon woman has become the first person worldwide known to have had an eye infestation by a tiny worm species previously seen only in cattle that is spread by flies that feed on eyeball lubrication, U.S. government researchers said on Monday. …read more

FDA declares popular alt-medicine kratom to be a deadly opioid

By Maggie Fox The Food and Drug Administration declared kratom — a plant-based stimulant with growing popularity — to be an opioid on Tuesday,  …read more

Continue reading …
Some parents saying ‘no’ to tackle football over CTE fears

By Molly Roecker and Kasey O’Brien and Morgan Radford Some parents are keeping their children out of tackle football over fears of CTE, a degenerative condition. A former NFLer who has CTE also raised concerns. …read more

Continue reading …
Here’s how the flu virus kills some people so quickly

By Maggie Fox Influenza virus can kill people very quickly, with a cytokine storm, organ damage and the worsening of existing diseases, doctors say. …read more

Continue reading …
An Internet Detox That’s Actually Doable

By Chloe Bryan …More about Internet, Detox, Mashable Reels, Culture, and Consumer Tech …read more

Continue reading …
Stay away from romaine, Consumer Reports says

By Maggie Fox People should stay away from romaine lettuce until the FDA and CDC get to the bottom of an outbreak of E. coli infections, Consumer Reports says. …read more

Continue reading …
Parents can help minimize children’s pain from vaccinations, study says

By CBC News The way parents react when their children get needles not only affects how much distress and pain they experience at that moment, but also during future vaccinations, researchers say.…read more

Continue reading …
The leading causes of cancer have changed

By Maggie Fox Smoking and obesity are the leading causes of cancer in the U.S., a new American Cancer Society analysis finds. Drinking is also a major cause. …read more

Continue reading …
This alarming study just sparked a fierce debate about screen time and teen mental health

By Rebecca Ruiz Being a teen today means wrestling with how social media and screens shape the very essence of your identity. The anecdotal truth is that both can tear you down as quickly as they build you up; …read more

Continue reading …
Taylor Bennett and Urban Outfitters Are Giving Back to Homeless Youth

By Selena Hill Independent music artist and entrepreneur Taylor Bennett is partnering with Urban Outfitters to give back to homeless youth this holiday season. The 21-year-old Chicago native, who happens to be the younger brother of hip-hop star …read more  

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 21123Next ›Last »