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(NEW YORK) -- In the winter, gloves hold railings, open doors, push strollers and sometimes even act as your own personal tissue. So what happens when all those germs transfer to your winter gloves?Good Morning America took to the snowy paths in New York City's Central Park to swab people's gloves -- ranging from wool to leather to nylon -- and tes...
(NEW YORK) -- American dog owners have spoken and once again they say they love Labrador retrievers.The family-friendly breed of dogs is atop the American Kennel Club’s list of the Most Popular Dogs in the U.S., for the 24th consecutive year.“The Lab truly is America’s dog,” AKC Vice President Gina DiNardo said in a statemen...
(NEW YORK) -- A new study conducted in Demark has linked ADHD to a higher risk of accidental deaths.According to the study, published in the Lancet journal, researchers used Danish national registers to follow 1.92 million individuals, including 32,061 with ADHD, from the time of their first birthday through 2013. In that time, 5,580 of the individ...
(NEW YORK) -- Craig Spencer, the New York doctor who contracted Ebola while treating Ebola patients in West Africa last year and later recovered from the disease, has written an essay in which he denies all of the labels he was given -- "fraud," "hipster," and "hero."Spencer's essay, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, notes that he k...
(WASHINGTON) -- A new report released Thursday details pedestrian fatalities in 2014, finding that the rate of pedestrian death is virtually unchanged from the year before.The report, titled Spotlight on Highway Safety: Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State, was released by the Governors Highway Safety Association. The GHSA estimated that 2,125 pe...
(NEW YORK) -- Suffering a heart attack is bad but having another one is much worse.And yet, a new study says that some heart attack survivors may be putting themselves at risk for a second myocardial infarction or possibly a stroke by taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to relieve the pain of muscle discomfort and arthritis.Dr. Charles Camp...
(NEW YORK ) -- More Americans under the age of 65 -- 2.9 million more to be exact -- are no longer facing the same difficulties paying their medical bills as they were a year ago, according to a new CDC report released Thursday. All told, nearly 8.8 million have achieved this level of financial security with regard to their medical bills since 2011...
(NEW YORK) -- A California researcher is trying to turn "tattoos" into tiny "medical labs" -- with early prototypes able to monitor a person's workout or measure a diabetic's blood-glucose levels. A team led by Dr. Joseph Wang, chairman of nanoengineering at the University of California San Diego, first developed the fitness-tracker temporary tatto...
(NEW YORK) -- A stubborn, hard-to-treat “super bug” causes more than half a million infections a year and is responsible for nearly 30,000 deaths in the United States, a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed Wednesday. Clostridium difficile, or C. Diff, is a bacterial infection that leads to inflammation of...
(NEW YORK) -- In what could be a game changer, a new study finds that feeding peanut products to infants early may cut their risk of developing allergies. “Every once in a while a study comes out and you just say, ‘Wow, this goes against everything I was taught as a pediatrician and what I’ve been telling parents,’” Dr...
(NEW YORK) -- A stem cell research breakthrough might someday allow same-sex couples to have their own biological children.Researchers at Cambridge University in England have taken the first steps towards creating artificial sperm and eggs by reprogramming skin cells from adults and converting them into embryonic-like stem cells. The team then comp...
(NEW YORK) -- An important alert about heart disease from a new study finds that too many women fail to recognize the symptoms until it's too late.Heart disease kills one in three women every year.Young women are especially vulnerable because they often don’t recognize the signs and symptoms of heart trouble.Researchers at the Yale School of ...
(NEW YORK) -- Young men have often wondered, “Will I go bald?” and the old adage, “If your mom’s dad is bald, you’ll go bald” is commonly applied.But, gentlemen, if your mom’s dad is bald, don’t wig out just yet. While there may be a hair of truth to the old saying, it definitely doesn’t tell th...
(NEW YORK) -- Picture this: Your child is at a play date and you stop by to pick her up. As you walk into the family's yard, you see your child crying and what appears to be the mom who is hosting the play date scolding her.How would you feel?In her recent article for Babble.com, Chaunie Brusie details the tale. Except that she's the mom doling out...
(NEW YORK) -- For those who constantly complain that kids have it better than we ever did, here’s some more ammunition: Delta Dental’s “The Original Tooth Fairy Poll” says that youngsters today get an average of $4.36 for every tooth they shove under the pillow.That's a considerable increase from the $3.50 left in 2013. Over...
(LEICESTER, England) -- A lot of smokers in England aren’t particularly happy with a new law going into effect this October that will make it illegal to smoke inside cars where children are passengers.Naturally, it comes down to the eternal conflict between civil liberties and public health although science seems to have won this argument bas...
(GOTHENBURG, Sweden) -- Sure, automatic dishwashers are a fast and convenient way to get your plates, cups and utensils clean but are you inadvertently boosting your kids’ chances of developing allergic conditions?Researchers at Queen Silvia Children's Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden, believe that families are better off washing dishes the old...
Posted 2015-02-25 03:00:46
(NEW YORK)-- A new blood sugar management trick for those with diabetes, and it’s all about timing. Researchers gave 18 otherwise healthy diabetics either a high-calorie breakfast/low-calorie dinner or a low-calorie breakfast/high-calorie dinner, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Diabetologia.  Both had the same lunch...
Posted 2015-02-24 19:43:28
(NEW YORK) -- A new lawsuit claims that Beneful dog food may be killing its customers' four-legged friends. Complaints about Beneful date back several years, James Young, a lawyer in Tampa, Florida, told ABC News. He added that lawyers across the country teamed up when they realized there was a "common denominator" in the dog illnesses and deaths. ...
(NEW YORK) -- Historians have long blamed rats for spreading the plague in Europe nicknamed the "Black Death" in the 14th century, but new research points the finger at a different furry culprit: gerbils. Known for decimating the European population in the Middle Ages, the Black Death was caused by the bacterium yersinia pestis, which somehow made ...
(NEW YORK) -- Driving in the winter can be treacherous. Snow, ice and whiteouts can cause pileups, skid-outs and stranded drivers. Despite this year’s brutal wintery conditions, most of us still brave icy roads, but for Amy Andrews, just the thought of driving in winter causes overwhelming, white-knuckled, debilitating fear. Andrews’s p...
(CHICAGO) -- Young patients, nurses and doctors at a Chicago hospital danced and sang thanks to college students raising money to help make their hospital a cheerier place to be. The patients and staff at Children’s Hospital University of Illinois are the stars of a YouTube video in which they lip-sync to the American Authors’ song &ldq...
(NEW YORK) -- Two prominent anti-aging scientists are betting the farm over who will buy the farm first.Dmitry Kaminskiy, a senior partner at Deep Knowledge Ventures in Hong Kong, and Alex Zhavoronkov, Ph.D., CEO of the anti-aging drug company Insilico Medicine Inc. in Russia, signed a wager last month at a large anti-aging science conference, stat...
(NEW YORK) -- A new hospital program dispenses downward dogs and tree poses to help kids with aggressive forms of cancer deal with their illnesses.The MD Anderson Cancer Center’s integrative medicine department hopes to show that yoga can help cancer patients of all ages cope with the stress and symptoms of their disease.Each week, Amie Koron...
(ANN ARBOR, Mich.) -- Which foods trigger addictive responses in humans? You probably don’t have to be a nutritionist to figure that one out. But just in case, University of Michigan scientists have done the research for you by concluding that highly processed foods with all that added fat and refined carbohydrates are the toughest to give up...
(PITTSBURGH) -- You can find virtually anyone doing anything on YouTube, including people who are intoxicated, whether it’s with their knowledge or not.This is disturbing to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research on Media, Technology, and Health (CRMTH), who say that these videos often don’t show the ramificatio...
(NEW YORK) -- In what may be the most innovative way yet of treating people with peanut allergies, a new patch has been developed to help increase tolerance to this food.Until recently, slowly exposing those with peanut allergies to small amount of peanuts over time has had some success in helping to alleviate serious side effects such as breathing...
(NEW YORK) -- The American Bar Association and eight major medical and public health professional societies – including physicians, surgeons, and psychiatrists – are putting forth recommendations to curb the growing number of deaths and injuries caused by firearms. The recommendations, released Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine,...
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