Last Build Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2017 05:00:03 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 05:00:03 -0400Doctors spend lots of time answering questions about the latest drug ad, and that means less time answering questions that could really help your health, a primary care physician says.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:19:00 -0400Officials are working on an emergency import deal for another vaccine that is not licensed in the U.S. Even then, a limited number of doses will be available at only a small number of clinics.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:38:00 -0400A handful of new Indian beverage companies are offering traditional Indian tastes in neat, hygienic packs and bottles. The industry is growing fast and already competing with big soda companies.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:05:00 -0400Researchers tested more than 3,000 people at Munich's Oktoberfest beer festival. They found getting drunk was associated with abnormal heart rhythms.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:00:00 -0400A new study finds that preschool-age children who didn't have a set sleep routine were more likely to be overweight by the time they hit the preteen years.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:52:00 -0400In order to investigate how eating fish affects our health as well as the oceans, author and fisherman Paul Greenberg spent a year eating fish every day.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:03:00 -0400Avoiding your phone and TV at night and setting a firm bedtime might solve your problem if you feel tired a lot. But fatigue can also be a sign of disease.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 04:28:00 -0400About 35 million Americans suffer some hearing loss, but most don't do anything about it. There's a growing effort to make hearing aids easier and cheaper to buy.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:00:30 -0400After an incorrect dose of a chemotherapy drug for Crohn's disease caused Anne Webster's bone marrow to shut down, she decided that, if she survived, she'd write about her experience.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 06:00:00 -0400Men are more likely than women to put off going to the doctor. Hispanic men can face complications of culture, language and cost that make that even more likely.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:00:00 -0400No, say food safety experts. Molds can easily penetrate deep into a soft food, like bread. But you can salvage other foods with tougher surfaces, like cabbages, carrots and hard cheeses.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:00:00 -0400House Republicans are taking another stab at replacing the Affordable Care Act. But industry analysts say cutting required coverage won't meet their goal of lowering premiums for individual insurance.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:55:00 -0400The agency expanded its warnings about prescription cough and pain medications that contain the narcotics codeine or tramadol, saying they can cause dangerously slow breathing in some kids.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:00:00 -0400Almost half a million veterans gained health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, cutting the number of uninsured vets by 40 percent.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:45:00 -0400The Veterans Choice program was supposed to make it quicker and easier for vets to see a doctor by paying for private-sector care. But it's ended up being slower and more complicated.