Children who don't get enough sleep might be more tempted by food, a new study suggests.
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The life-saving bacteria from the guts of people with healthy fecal matter can help cure those with gut-wrenching bad bacteria. When their healthy microbes are placed inside the intestines of a sick person they can chase out harmful C. difficile bacteria. It's called a fecal transplant.
Nevada Health CO-OP, a nonprofit insurer created by the Affordable Care Act and federally funded to offer health coverage through the Nevada Health Link marketplace, said Wednesday that it cannot make enough money to stay in business after Jan. 1.
A bottle can be found on just about every bathroom countertop or in just about every medicine cabinet in America.
As technology becomes increasingly omnipresent, some people have begun to ask if we own our technology or if it owns us. For some of us, has technology become an addiction?
Just like toppling a domino, touching someone triggers a complex chain reaction that can foster healing.
I took care of a young man in his 30's who had uncontrolled high blood pressures that overwhelmed his kidneys. It caused two heart attacks and a mini stroke. He was very saddened (as am I) by the fact that this could have been prevented. He encouraged me to share "what you need to know."
Chad Groeschen was working on an outdoor deck for a client a few weeks ago when his left eye started itching. He chalked it up to allergies at first, and then to a sinus infection after his eye got goopy and he could not see out of it. He had no idea his contact lenses were the problem.
Boyd School of Law partners with nonprofits for Community Law Day Aug. 22
It's back-to-school time and, for some newly minted college freshmen, it's the first time they'll be managing their own health without a concerned parent hovering nearby.
CVS Minute Clinics and Walgreens Healthcare Clinics, also referred to as retail clinics, treat such common illnesses as colds and coughs, flu, fevers, sinus infections, joint pains, allergies, bronchitis and skin irritations. They also provide preventive treatments such as vaccinations, physicals and some health screenings.
Smokers who keep smoking, and those who quit, will all gain weight over time, but those who smoked the most before quitting may gain more, a new study suggests.
Dental health is an important aspect of health and wellness. Over the years, stories have circulated that have misled people about their dental health. Here are seven common myths about your teeth.
Thousands of Nevada Medicaid patients may soon have to find new doctors.
Women who have lost their sex drive will have a little pink pill to help them come October. On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved flibanserin, which will be sold as Addyi, for the treatment of sexual dysfunction in premenopausal women.
Head lice are a lousy part of the school year or summer vacation for an estimated 6 to 12 million children in the United States every year. Infestations can lead to itchy scalp, irritability and poor sleep.
The Cleveland Clinic is kicking McDonald's off its campus.
Bones are connected via joints and the joints allow movement. However, by the age of 65 years, more than half of Americans will have X-ray evidence of a joint disease known as osteoarthritis (OA).
Among the newer technologies are lane and road departure warning systems, which detects when drivers are about to cross a lane line and emits a warning tone. Studies have found that these systems can reduce the rate of drivers going off the road by about 40%.
Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries will put its products back on store shelves for sale from Aug. 31 as it tries to restart operations after a Listeria outbreak led to a recall of its products and a hit to its reputation, it said on Monday.
Last week, The New York Times exposed Coca-Cola's efforts to promote the work of scientists who say exercise matters much more than dieting in the effort to lose weight.
The White House announced a new strategy on Monday to tackle the explosion in heroin use in a collection of eastern states, focusing on treating addicts rather than punishing them and targeting high-level suppliers for arrest.
At times, Marcia Duncan struggles to fight back tears inside 21st Century Oncology, where her son, 17-year-old Basil Dallas, receives radiation treatments for a tumor discovered this summer.
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