Fumes from cleaning products used at work can make existing asthma worse, according to a new study of professional cleaning service employees.
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Rachael Farrokh, 37, weighs roughly 40 pounds, suffering from a severe form of anorexia for more than 10 years.
In a survey for NBC’s Parent Toolkit, American moms and dads listed social and communication skills as the most important piece of a child’s future success.
In the Internet age, health information is only a click (or Google search) away. This ease of access has both negative and positive consequences, bringing answers as well as anxiety.
Pregnant women who take the painkiller paracetamol regularly for long periods may put their unborn sons’ testosterone levels at risk, leading to possible reproductive problems later in life, researchers said on Wednesday.
What are the wheeziest and sneeziest cities in America?
Victims of childhood bullying are more likely to be overweight or obese as adults and have a higher risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and other illnesses, according to a study by British psychiatrists.
The study maps out how geography factors in the prevalence of rare killers. Nevada’s deaths by so-called legal intervention is 2.8 times the national average.
Organizations in the United States and across the world are calling for pregnant women to count how often their babies kick while in the womb because it can help them identify prenatal issues and prevent stillbirths.
Oh, the eternal dinnertime struggle of kids who don’t eat their vegetables. There are countless recipes that advertise sneaky ways to cook and bake with vegetables, leaving your kids none the wiser.
As states tackle issues of legalizing “all-natural” medical marijuana, the dangers of synthetic marijuana continue to surface. This past month, there was again a dramatic spike in emergency room visits in several states.
Although probiotic bacteria and microorganisms already exist in the body, they also can be taken into the body by eating specific foods that contain them — among them, yogurt and kefir — or taking nutritional supplements.
It wasn’t so long ago that meditation was seen as something on the fringes of health care but that is changing. Science has taken a deeper interest and there have been some unlikely proponents who see it as a way to focus the mind in a world full of endless distractions.
True or false: Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, everyone in Southern Nevada who wants it has health insurance.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
In a cab on the way to JFK airport, I was glued to my iPhone, per usual. Only this time, I wasn’t texting my friends, I was confiding in a therapist I had never met.
A patient admitted to a Connecticut hospital on Tuesday has been placed in isolation and is being monitored for possible Ebola infection after recently traveling from Liberia.
Chronic snorers might need to put aside their Breathe Right strips and schedule a doctor’s appointment. New research highlights health risks associated with snoring that often go unacknowledged.
The fast-spreading avian flu virus was confirmed for the first time in Nebraska, at a commercial egg-laying farm that housed a flock of 1.7 million chickens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday.
In a ranking of the states drinking the most soda, Nevada came in third, just behind Tennessee and Mississippi, but why?
Kids who suffer a concussion worry about their academic skills in the weeks afterward, and older kids and those with more severe symptoms seem to worry the most.
HealthyBrains.org unveiled Tuesday will help users test their own brain health — including a grade between zero and 100 — plus get tips for how to improve their score.
Could puffing on an e-cigarette be the greatest thing to come along since sliced bread? Or are they just a wolf dressed in sheep’s clothing?
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