A major new study shows hearing loss is decreasing in the US. Experts discuss why hearing loss is declining and caution against complacency.
New studies show rather than keeping kids away from peanuts to protect them, parents should give most infants peanuts from an early age.
Music thanatology is a specialized practice of playing harp music for the dying. A practitioner of the art explains how there is also science to it as well.
A psychologist explains research showing most users take the wrong approach when seeking a good match online, and how to better their odds of finding true love.
Injured NFL players are treated by doctors employed by teams, but a Harvard study claims there is an inherent conflict of interest in that arrangement.
Doctors are learning that autism shows up differently in girls’ behavior as a result of brain differences. This leaves many girls with autism undiagnosed.
Most employers believe the workplace is no place to nap, but research links a short nap in the middle of the day to increased productivity.
Motorized, computer-controlled braces are making the concept of the bionic human into reality. Experts discuss how these exoskeletons work and how they may be used in the future.
Public hospitals have a poor reputation, but in some fields, especially trauma, they are often among the best hospitals in the US.
With recreational marijuana use legal in eight states there are more drivers on the road who are potentially under the influence of marijuana but police have no way to measure it.
Researchers have found that poor health and disabilities can be factors leading to prison. An expert discusses the life cycles that can make this occur.
Over the last decade, the number of women over age 30 seeking treatment for anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder has skyrocketed.
Dupuytren disease is the most common disorder crippling hands that most people have never heard of, and it stubbornly resists treatment.
Hospital intensive care units appear to be a model of high tech, but systems engineers say ICU’s are actually models of inefficiency.
The shortage in primary care doctors is getting worse. We talk to Dr. Elizabeth Baxley about how to keep medical students in primary care.