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This is the cognitive test the president passed

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:43:00 GMT
President is overweight and doesn't exercise much, like most Americans

President Donald Trump's doctor, Dr. Ronny Jackson, characterized the president's health as "excellent," but like the majority of Americans, Trump is overweight and he doesn't get enough exercise.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:27:13 GMT
Past presidents' physicals: What we learned

President Donald Trump is scheduled to undergo a physical examination Friday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The exam will be conducted by US Navy Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson, the same physician who performed President Barack Obama's last two physicals while in office.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:46:46 GMT
Why women hesitate to report sexual misconduct

The news has been filled with stories of prominent men accused of sexual misconduct -- many of the alleged misdeeds going back decades.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:46:52 GMT
Holding a sneeze blew a hole in a man's throat

If you are about to sneeze -- even if you are in a quiet place -- doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury. That's according to a case report with the cringe-inducing title "Snap, crackle and pop: when sneezing leads to crackling in the neck." The report was published Monday in the medical journal BMJ Case Reports.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:20:46 GMT
Aetna customers get $17 million in HIV privacy settlement

After thousands of customers' HIV statuses were revealed in mailings last year, a federal class-action lawsuit against health care company Aetna has reached a $17 million settlement.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:34:12 GMT
Six teen suicides in six months in one Ohio district

Late last week, Hayden Porter, a 15-year-old freshman at a high school in Ohio, took his life. He was the sixth current or former teenage student from the school district to kill themselves within the past six months.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:44:27 GMT
Sore throat remedies: How to soothe a sore throat

Fight your sore throat with some common sense remedies.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:40:18 GMT
Black Death spread by humans, vindicating rats

One of the worst pandemics in human history, the Black Death, along with a string of plague outbreaks that occurred during the 14th to 19th centuries, was spread by human fleas and body lice, a new study suggests.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:59:59 GMT
IV bags in short supply across US after hurricane

Before Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 30, the United States had already experienced intermittent shortages of IV bags, which are used to administer and dilute medications. The devastation caused by the Category 4 hurricane -- the first to hit the island in more than eight decades -- amplified the IV bag shortage, in particular sodium chloride 0.9% injection bags, which are ubiquitous in medical facilities and hospitals.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:23:13 GMT
Why your sex drive is in low gear

As a sex therapist, the No. 1 complaint I hear from both women and men is low libido. They visit me on their own or as couples, perplexed by the seemingly inexplicable drop in desire, either their own or that of their partner.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:26:27 GMT
Fugu blowfish fail sparks emergency warning in Japan city

A Japanese city issued an emergency alert to residents Monday after two people ate potentially dangerous portions of fugu fish that should not have been sold.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:43:08 GMT
The proven health benefits of honey

Honey is touted as a natural healing agent for dozens of conditions, but how much of that is based on fact?

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:26:53 GMT
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