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Little kidney stone? Ride a roller coaster, says study

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:38:23 GMT2016-09-28T18:38:23Z

When you're trying to pass a kidney stone, you're probably not thinking, in your cloud of agony, "Darn it! I should have ridden a roller coaster." And yet a new study suggests doing just that. According to research published in the Journal of the Amer...


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Aetna insurance will subsidize the Apple Watch

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:14:26 GMT2016-09-28T14:14:26Z

If you want an Apple Watch to keep track of your health, Aetna might help you pay for it. The health insurance provider announced on Tuesday it will subsidize the cost of the device for some of its customers. Aetna didn't specify how much it would con...


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WHO: Americas officially free from measles

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:24:46 GMT2016-09-28T01:24:46Z

The region of the Americas is the first in the world to have eliminated measles, the World Health Organization announced on Tuesday.


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Michigan student punished for pic of school water

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:15:54 GMT2016-09-26T19:15:54Z

When Hazel Juco noticed the water in her high school restroom looked like urine, she snapped a photo and posted it on Facebook and Twitter.


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Could another person's feces help you lose weight?

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:38:21 GMT2016-09-26T18:38:21Z

The diversity of the bacteria living in your feces is linked to how much fat you have in your body, according to a new study. The insight could pave the way for fecal transplants of bacteria to help people manage their weight, reduce their risk of cer...


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EpiPen prices lead some to make their own

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:06:58 GMT2016-09-25T00:06:58Z

A man sits in a dimly lit room and fills a syringe with clear liquid. After a few minutes of combining medical equipment like a puzzle, the YouTube video cuts to footage of him injecting himself.


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What is a traumatic brain injury?

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:54:17 GMT2016-09-23T21:54:17Z

Cell phone video released Friday recorded Rakeyia Scott, the wife of Keith Lamont Scott, who was fatally shot by Charlotte police, screaming, "He has a TBI," or traumatic brain injury.


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Coming up on Dr. Oz!

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:32:16 GMT2016-09-23T21:32:16Z

Coming up on Dr. Oz!


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Teacher donates kidney to student

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:17:04 GMT2016-09-23T19:17:04Z

Most people have a story or two about teachers who really gave of themselves. But Natasha Fuller's most likely trumps everyone's.


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How Clinton, Trump stack up on health care

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:02:42 GMT2016-09-23T16:02:42Z

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have wildly divergent views on how to handle health insurance. A new report from Rand Corp., funded by the non-partisan Commonwealth Fund, seeks to put some numbers on the impact of each candidates' proposals on health...


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