3 out of 4 college students say they're stressed, many report suicidal thoughts: Study

BY: DR. ITALO BROWN

(NEW YORK) -- Sending a child off to college is an immense accomplishment for parents, who can finally breathe a sigh of relief. But teens on campus find a vastly different view of what a college enviro... Read More

Expert panel recommends against routine blood screening for prostate cancer: Report

BY: DR. JONATHAN STEINMAN

(NEW YORK) -- An expert panel has recommended against routine blood screening for prostate cancer, in a report published Wednesday in The BMJ.

The panel, composed of general practitione... Read More

More illnesses from Salmonella linked to recalled Honey Smacks cereal: CDC

(ATLANTA) -- Another 30 people have been reported sick from Salmonella infections linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal, bringing the total to 130 cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Both the CDC and the U.S... Read More

New guidelines released to navigate concussions in children

BY: DR. ITALO M. BROWN

(NEW YORK) -- It’s a common fear for parents whose children may get hurt while playing sports. What should they do when their child takes a hit to the head, on the field or even on the playgrou... Read More

Nurse discovers 28-year-old colleague was premature baby she cared for

(STANFORD, Calif.) -- A California nurse just discovered that she'd actually met a new coworker before -- 28 years ago.

Vilma Wong, who'd been working at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford for more than 32 years, met Brandon Semin... Read More

ADHD rates in kids has increased over the past 20 years

(NEW YORK) -- Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, has become more common in children over the past twenty years, according to a new study.

The prevalence of ADHD in U.S. children and adolescents has increased from 6.1 pe... Read More

Kids should stay in rear-facing car seats as long as possible, new guidelines say

(NEW YORK) -- Children should stay in rear-facing car seats as long as possible to protect their developing heads, necks and spines in the event of a crash, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Parents... Read More

Bees develop a taste for some pesticides the way humans get addicted to nicotine, say scientists

(NEW YORK) -- Bees can become addicted to pesticide-laced foods the same way that humans become hooked on nicotine, according to a new study.

Agricultural pesticides, particularly neonicotinoids -- a class of neuro-active insecticides chem... Read More

Daughter loses 55 pounds to donate kidney to her 'superhero' father

(NEW YORK) -- After being told she was too overweight to donate a lifesaving kidney to her father, a Georgia woman lost more than 55 pounds in order to save the life of her "superhero" dad.

"He is my superhero. He is the man I have looked ... Read More

Mysterious substance sickens Ohio prison officers, nurses and inmates, requiring overdose-reversal drug

(CHILLICOTHE, Ohio) -- Multiple inmates and employees at an Ohio state prison received an overdose-reversal drug Wednesday morning after being exposed to an unknown substance, authorities said.

A total of 24 people at the Ross Correctional... Read More

Selfless mom donates more than 100 gallons of breast milk

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) -- When Tabitha Frost learned she was overproducing breast milk, she wanted to use her surplus to help other mothers.

The mother of three has since pumped and gifted an impressive 15,000 ounces, more than 117 gallons.Read More

Ketamine may be helpful in treating depression, study shows

(NEW YORK) -- Ketamine, typically considered a recreational drug, has been shown to help people suffering from depression who haven't responded to other medications, a new study has shown.

Researchers at Stanford University assigned a grou... Read More

Texas nurse fired after posting about patient's measles on anti-vaccination page

(HOUSTON) -- A nurse at a hospital in Texas where a toddler tested positive for measles has been fired after she posted about the diagnosis on an anti-vaccination website, according to hospital officials.

The employee's firing comes just o... Read More

As teens turn to cosmetic surgery, study outlines new age-appropriate guidelines

(NEW YORK) -- In an age of social media, when teens are frequently comparing themselves to others and receiving instant comment on their appearance, a greater number of teens than ever are seeking -- and having -- cosmetic surgery procedures.
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