150 experts say Olympics must be moved or postponed because of Zika
More than 100 prominent physicians, bioethicists and scientists from around the world posted a letter Friday urging World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan to exert pressure on Olympic authorities to move the Olympics from Rio de ...
Doctors: Postpone or move Olympics due to Zika
Scientists disagree over Zika risk at Brazil's Olympics
CDC director urges quick action on Zika to protect pregnant women
Cell phone radiation increases cancers in rats, but should we worry?
(CNN) The issue of whether cell phone use could cause cancer has been mired in confusion, with some studies failing to find an increased risk of brain tumors among cell phone users, while others suggest greater risk among the most frequent of users.
Cellphone radiation study raises concerns despite low risk
Study Linking Tumors in Rats to Cellphones Raises a Host of Questions
A Possible Cellphone Link to Cancer? A Rat Study Launches New Debate
The superbug that doctors have been dreading just reached the US
For the first time, researchers have found a person in the United States carrying bacteria resistant to antibiotics of last resort, an alarming development that the top U.S. public health official says could mean “the end of the road” for antibiotics.
Here's Why Doctors Are So Worried About the New Superbug
Dreaded Superbug Found For First Time In US Patient -- A Physician's Perspective
A dreaded superbug found for the first time in a US woman
Zika data point to sexual transmission in women
Women in the sexually active age-group are overwhelmingly more likely than men to be infected with Zika virus, with sexual transmission the most likely cause, according to a new report based on data from the city of Rio de Janeiro from Brazilian ...
Emory researchers show how Zika may infect placenta, fetus
Exploring Zika's path through the placenta
How Zika infects the placenta
The Latest: California governor signs HIV-transplant bill
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Latest on California legislation allowing transplants of HIV-infected organs (all times local): 2:05 p.m.. California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed emergency legislation to allow a man with HIV to receive part of his HIV ...
California lawmakers approve bill allowing HIV-positive organ transplants
Calif. legislature OKs bill to allow transplants from HIV+ organ donors
California to allow transplants between HIV-infected people
Dr. Heimlich Uses His Maneuver For The First Time, Saves 87-Year-Old Woman
Dr. Henry Heimlich didn't hesitate. When a fellow diner started choking, the 96-year-old was ready to perform the maneuver that he invented. He had never actually used the technique in a real situation. This all happened Monday at an assisted-living ...
Henry Heimlich, 96, uses his maneuver to save woman
At 96, Dr. Heimlich Uses His Own Maneuver on Choking Victim
Inventor of Heimlich maneuver saves choking victim with his own technique
FDA approves first buprenorphine implant for treatment of opioid dependence
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Probuphine, the first buprenorphine implant for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence. Probuphine is designed to provide a constant, low-level dose of buprenorphine for six months in ...
Long-Acting Opioid Treatment Could Be Available In A Month
FDA approves device to wean addicts off heroin
FDA approves anti-addiction implant
Even Those With Susceptibility Genes Can Lower Breast Cancer Risk
People who carry a germline breast cancer susceptibility mutation can still substantially lower their risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new model published in JAMA Oncology. The model of risk stratification suggests that genetics do not ...
Ways women can cut their risk of breast cancer
Key lifestyle factors could help reduce breast cancer cases by 30 percent
Women With Breast Cancer Genes Can Lower Their Risk: Here's How
Sun safety tips for "Don't Fry Day"
The Friday before Memorial Day has been designated "Don't Fry Day" by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention, to remind Americans about the importance of sun safety. "As we move into spring and summer, many Americans will start spending ...
Heat treatment: Skin cancers on the rise
Buresh Blog: Careful with "burn time"! - May 27th
Early detection critical in preventing spread of skin cancer for survivor
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Beauty tips for safe summer skin
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Wearing sunscreen on your face daily can help prevent sunburn, skin cancer, and premature aging and wrinkles.Some people may think that one application of an SPF product for the day is sufficient, but sun protection gets a little more difficult when ...
What You Don't Know About Sunscreen -- And You Should
Which Dermatologist-Approved Sunscreen You Should Use To Keep Your Skin Safe
Summer skin care