Fewer people getting immunizations; doctors warn of disastrous consequences
Updated: 7:09 PM
- Vitamin k is needed by our bodies for blood clotting, and it's one of the first shots offered to newborns.
Program that helps autistic individuals find work is expanding
- A recent study from "The Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry" finds, that half of young adults with autism are unable to find work in the 8 years after finishing high school.
Increasing injuries in young athletes
- As sports become more competitive, many young athletes train year-round. That can mean more injuries, and more surgeries to fix them.
Caution is needed when starting an 'extreme workout' routine
- Workout routines have taken a tortuous turn. Running through mud and fighting in cages are just some of the latest extreme workouts.
Injecting bee venom, blood, urine into the face for beauty
- Everyone wants their skin to look younger, healthier and better -- but some are taking it to an extreme.
Debate over raw foods is heating up
- The debate over the health benefits of eating raw foods is heating up.
The effects of extreme diets
- A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that vegans are usually thinner and have a lower risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer.
Celiac disease may not be the only reason to go gluten free
- These days, whole supermarket aisles are devoted to products that are gluten free.
Saying no to sugar may be the key to weightloss
- It's a staple in kitchens, restaurants and bakeries. But it turns out, for some, a love affair with sugar can end on a sour note.
New 3D knee replacements are a better fit for patients
- In the past ten years the number of total knee replacements in the U.S. has doubled, and many of those patients are much younger than ever before.
Ankle replacements may relieve pain for arthritis patients
- Now, ankle replacements are giving patients a new lease on life.
Bariatric surgery may help those with diabetes
- Nearly 90-percent of people with type-two diabetes are obese, and as more Americans gain weight, they are more will likely face a diabetes diagnosis.
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