Grief, Divorce Can Seriously Tax the Heart
The findings do not prove that stress disorders actually triggered heart complications, experts said. But there are reasons to believe they...
CDC: Americans Are Dying From Kratom Overdoses
Besides 91 deaths in which kratom use was at least a factor, victims in 61 other fatal drug overdoses were found to have kratom in their...
Study: Chemo Drug Shortages Don't Affect Care
Nationwide, the number of prescription drug shortages rose from 71 in 2005 to 255 in 2011. Shortages of cancer drugs more than doubled during that...
Is Your Smartphone Making You Fat?
Researchers believe the findings suggest a link between multitasking and obesity risk -- the connection being the part of the brain that responds...
Many Misdiagnosed With MS
"I've seen patients suffering side effects from the medication they were taking for a disease they didn't have," said study leader Dr. Marwa...
Blame Game on Insulin Costs Leaves Patients Behind
During Wednesday’s House subcommittee hearing on insulin price hikes, drug makers and benefits managers pointed fingers at each other for the last...
Measles Outbreak: What You Should Know
More than 450 cases of measles have been reported in the U.S. so far this year, according to the CDC. Learn why these outbreaks are happening,...
FDA: Don't Suddenly Stop Taking Your Rx Opioid
The FDA’s new warning says that stopping an opioid painkiller can cause uncontrolled pain or withdrawal symptoms. As a result, the patient may to...
Parents' Desperate Fight Vs. Teen Screen Addiction
Because digital addiction is not an official diagnosis, families face many challenges getting help when they see concerning behavior between their...
Study: Avoid Using Herbal Products in Pregnancy
Most studies on herbal product use during pregnancy are not large enough, or well-designed enough, to offer good evidence about their link to...
Dozens Charged in Medicare Brace Scam
The scheme sold unneeded back, shoulder, wrist and knee braces to hundreds of thousands of seniors, using overseas calls centers to get Medicare...
E. Coli Outbreak Grows to 96 Cases In 5 States
Although no deaths have been reported, 11 people have been hospitalized because their cases have been so severe, the CDC said.