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Doctors in Brazil Using Fish Skin to Help Burn Victims

Doctors in Brazil Using Fish Skin to Help Burn Victims

Doctors in Brazil are using skin from farm-raised tilapia to heal burn victims. According to the doctors, the tilapia skin can cut down on the painful process of changing bandages and can actually help... [Read entire story]

Doctors in Brazil Using Fish Skin to Help Burn Victims

Doctors in Brazil are using skin from farm-raised tilapia to heal burn victims. According to the doctors, the tilapia skin can cut down on the painful process of changing bandages and can actually help... [Read entire story]

How the GOP Bill Could Affect ‘Essential Health Benefits’

How the GOP Bill Could Affect 'Essential Health Benefits'

If the Republican health reform plan becomes law, states trying to save money on health insurance are likely to seek cuts on services like maternity care, mental health and dentist visits for kids, the...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

How to Identify Heat Stroke

How to Identify Heat Stroke

With summer here, it's important to know the dangers of high temperatures. Heat stroke can be dangerous. Here are some ways you can identify heat stroke and what you should do when you see some of its symptoms. [Read entire story]

Researchers Discover 40 More Genes for Intelligence

Instead, it shows that intelligence is possibly even more complex than anyone thought, and not easily explained. And it means specially designed smart babies are not in anyone's near future.The study...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Researchers Discover 40 More Genes for Intelligence

Instead, it shows that intelligence is possibly even more complex than anyone thought, and not easily explained. And it means specially designed smart babies are not in anyone's near future.The study...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Researchers Discover 40 More Genes for Intelligence

Instead, it shows that intelligence is possibly even more complex than anyone thought, and not easily explained. And it means specially designed smart babies are not in anyone's near future.The study...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Researchers Discover 40 More Genes for Intelligence

Researchers Discover 40 More Genes for Intelligence

Instead, it shows that intelligence is possibly even more complex than anyone thought, and not easily explained. And it means specially designed smart babies are not in anyone's near future.The study...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Caffeine Overdose Killed South Carolina Teen: Coroner

Caffeine Overdose Killed South Carolina Teen: Coroner

A 16-year-old South Carolina boy who collapsed in a classroom had so much caffeine ove a two-hour span that it killed him, a medical examiner said Monday. Davis Allen Cripe died April 26 at Palmetto Health...Photo [Read entire story]

Patients Beg for Pricey Drugs on Facebook Black Market

Patients Beg for Pricey Drugs on Facebook Black Market

Desperate patients are swapping pricey pharmaceutical drugs on Facebook, NBC News reported.NBC News searched Facebook and found postings to trade insulins, EpiPens, asthma inhalers and other prescription...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Measles Outbreak in Minnesota Caused by Vaccine Skeptics

Measles Outbreak in Minnesota Caused by Vaccine Skeptics

An outbreak of measles in Minnesota has led to 44 infected people, nearly all of them children, the Minnesota department of health says. Eleven kids are in the hospital and more cases of measles are expected...Photo [Read entire story]

New Testing Method Revolutionizes Allergy Identification

New Testing Method Revolutionizes Allergy Identification

A new finger prick test can identify more than 100 allergens, revolutionizing the more laborious methods currently in use.Dr. Janet Pate with Nurture Pediatrics in Bellaire, Texas says that until now the... [Read entire story]

Gray Death: The New Killer Drug in the War Against Opioids

Gray Death: The New Killer Drug in the War Against Opioids

Ominously named Gray Death, the killer drug cocktail is making headlines in the ongoing war against the national opioid crisis, NBC News reported.What exactly is Gray Death? Start with heroin.Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

5 Myths About Quitting Sugar, Debunked

5 Myths About Quitting Sugar, Debunked

A lot of people vow to quit sugar as the weather warms up, but as NBC News' Better team discovered, it's easier said than done to make it 10 days without the sweet stuff.People hold some several misconceptions...Photo [Read entire story]

AI Predicts Heart Attacks Better Than Doctors: Study

AI Predicts Heart Attacks Better Than Doctors: Study

New research suggests that artificial intelligence may be better at determining which patients are at high risk for a heart attack than their doctor, NBC News reported.AI computer programs developed at...Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

Utah Rep. Chaffetz Gives Transparent Reason for Leave

Utah Rep. Chaffetz Gives Transparent Reason for Leave

Republican lawmaker Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz revealed internal hardware that has been holding his foot together for the last 12 years on his Instagram account.Recently Chaffetz announced he would be taking...Photo [Read entire story]

FDA Warns of 14 ‘Fraudulent’ Cancer Cure Companies

FDA Warns of 14 'Fraudulent' Cancer Cure Companies

The Food and Drug Administration posted warning letters sent to 14 manufacturers, telling them to remove their fraudulent cancer curing products on the internet, NBC News reported.Photo Credit: FDA Photo [Read entire story]

CVS, Starbucks and the Love-Hate Relationship With Sugar

CVS, Starbucks and the Love-Hate Relationship With Sugar

Healthy foods are taking real estate from candy at some CVS stores, the store chain announced Thursday, a response to changing customer preferences and shopping habits, NBC News reported.In CVS Pharmacy's new...Photo [Read entire story]

Sweet Drinks Linked to Dementia: Study

Sweet Drinks Linked to Dementia: Study

Don't be so fast to finish that soda. The latest report from the Framingham Heart Study found that people who frequently drink sodas and fruit juices are more likely to have a poorer memory and less brain... [Read entire story]

Marathons May Delay Medical Care for Non-Runners

Marathons May Delay Medical Care for Non-Runners

Marathons can be risky for hearts, but not necessarily those of the runners. It takes longer for nearby residents to get to a hospital for emergency heart care on the day of a race and they're less likely...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]