What #Doctors Think About #Gargling With Salt #Water When You Have A Sore Throat

When you were a kid, being stuck at home when you were feeling under the weather had its perks. You’d get to cozy up on the couch and watch “The…

Celiac Disease #Vaccine In Clinical Trials Would Let People Eat #Gluten Again

Celiac Disease Vaccine In Clinical Trials Would Let People Eat Gluten Again For years, people with celiac disease have lived with the knowledge that there’s no cure for this autoimmune…

#Women Who Wake Up Early Have A Lower Risk Of Breast #Cancer, According To New Research

This is an important read. Women who are naturally early risers were found to have lower risk of developing breast cancer than evening types in a new study. One in…

FDA No Longer Allows Synthetic Flavoring Substances Common In Ice Cream, Cereal And Cand

Many of your favorite snacks will be experiencing a shakeup soon. Do you have a sweet tooth and enjoy treats with flavors like mint, citrus and cinnamon? Well, many of your…

Pret A Manger Will Label Its Food After Girl’s Death Caused By Allergic Reaction

Pret A Manger Will Label Its Food After Girl’s Death Caused By Allergic Reaction If you have food allergies, you’ll want to read this. Pret a Manger will list all…

1 In 20 Deaths Globally Is A Result Of Alcohol Use

This is an important read. Over 3 million people died from alcohol consumption in 2016, equating to 1 in 20 deaths globally, according to a new report by the World Health…

Pediatricians Are Urging Parents To Get Their Kids The 2018 Flu Shot ASAP

Here’s what pediatricians have to say. It’s time to call your pediatrician. All children should get a flu shot as soon as it becomes available this season, preferably before the…

What You Need To Know About Chagas Disease, A Dangerous Infection Caused By ‘Kissing’ Bugs

This is scary—here are the symptoms to watch out for. A parasite called the “kissing bug” is spreading a dangerous infection that can lead to heart problems in some people…

This Boy With Terminal Cancer Got Racing Stickers For His Casket And The Chance To Drive A Race Car

He also requested racing stickers for a special sendoff. Caleb Hammond is just 11 years old and facing terminal cancer. Diagnosed with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia at the age of…

New Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines De-emphasize Pap Smears

New cervical cancer screening guidelines have been released by the U.S. Preventative Service Task Force,  and they may be welcomed as good news by many: fewer Pap smears. According to…

This Medical School Is Making Tuition Free For All Students

New York University made history Aug. 16 with a surprise announcement that it will give full-tuition scholarships to all current and future students in its School of Medicine MD program. The…

Women Are More Likely To Survive A Heart Attack If They Are Treated By A Female Doctor, Study Shows

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of men and women alike in the United States. But it’s more often fatal for women — 26 percent of women 45 and…