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Supreme Court Rejects Vaccine-Safety Lawsuit

Says nation's vaccine court is designed to handle such claims. A U.S. law protects drug makers from lawsuits filed for serious side effects caused by childhood vaccines, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. continue reading »

¿Cuánta Vitamina D Necesitan las Preadolescentes?

En invierno, las preadolescentes necesitarían más vitamina D, ya sea a través de la alimentación o suplementos, para tener huesos sanos. continue reading »

TV Reporter’s Severe Migraine Mimicked a Stroke

But doctors urge caution and immediate treatment for people with similar symptoms. continue reading »

Rise in Dog Bites Has Experts Concerned

For kids, education about safe interactions with canines 'cannot begin early enough,' advocates warn. Many people consider their dogs as best friends, but hospital records suggest some pooches feel otherwise. continue reading »

El Efecto Placebo Podría Funcionar al Revés

Un estudio encuentra que en el efecto 'nocebo', los niveles de dolor aumentan mientras decrece la creencia de los pacientes en el analgésico. continue reading »

CDC Releases County Level Estimates for Leisure-Time Physical Inactivity

CDC has released new county/county equivalent-level estimates of leisure-time physical inactivity. This data compliments the previously released county level data on both obesity and diagnosed diabetes. continue reading »

3.1 Million Hispanic Americans Struggle with Arthritis

Arthritis affected about 3.1 million Hispanics in the United States between 2002 and 2009, and there were wide variations in arthritis rates among Hispanic subgroups, according to a new federal study. continue reading »

Cancer Rapidly Increasing in California Hispanic Men

Rates are higher among US-born than non-US-born Hispanic men. Thirty-year-old Pedro Espinosa's chances of developing liver cancer just skyrocketed. Born in the United States and of Hispanic descent, Pedro falls into a category of men in California continue reading »

America’s Health a Mixed Bag: Report

Life expectancy rates are up, but so are obesity levels, CDC says. U.S. officials on Wednesday released the annual state-of-the-nation's health report and the news is mixed, with life expectancy rates on the rise but obesity levels still climbing. continue reading »

La FDA Aprueba el Primer Dispositivo para Mamografías en 3D

Debería 'modificar significativamente los métodos actuales de diagnóstico y tratamiento', según la agencia. La Administración de Alimentos y Drogas de EE. UU. continue reading »

Calorie Labels Don’t Affect Kids’ Fast-Food Choices

Posting calorie counts of menu items at fast-food restaurants doesn't appear to inspire teenagers and parents of younger children to order less-fattening meals, new research finds. continue reading »

Gift-Giving, for Many Men, Means Avoiding Rejection

Steering clear of risky presents (and sales clerks) is the goal, behavior expert says. Men looking for Valentine's Day gifts are most concerned with finding something that is least likely to be rejected, and that often means jewelry, according to a shopping behavior expert. continue reading »

Study Shows Pharmaceutical Information Not Reaching Hispanic Patients

Nationwide Physician Survey Reveals Media is Best Vehicle to Educate Hispanic Patients. A new study revealed that poor communication with Hispanic patients is adversely affecting the quality of care to this country's largest minority group. continue reading »

Study Shows Pharmaceutical Information Not Reaching Hispanic Patients

Nationwide Physician Survey Reveals Media is Best Vehicle to Educate Hispanic Patients. A new study revealed that poor communication with Hispanic patients is adversely affecting the quality of care to this country's largest minority group. continue reading »

Heart to Heart

It is the month of loving and being loved, open your heart and let the love light in! Start with your very own heart. Here are some heart healthy tips for you and your loved ones! continue reading »

Para las Personas Bilingües, Aprender un Tercer Idioma es Más Fácil

Un estudio israelí encontró que los niños de sexto grado que hablaban ruso y hebreo aprendían inglés más fácilmente. A los niños que saben dos idiomas se les hace más fácil aprender un tercero que a aquellos que sólo saben uno, según un estudio reciente. continue reading »

Diet Coke and Heidi Klum Wave a Flag for Women’s Heart Health

Star-studded "Capture the Flag" game raises money for heart health programs. Diet Coke and Heidi Klum joined forces on February 1 to raise awareness and funds for women's heart health education and research. continue reading »

‘Universal’ Flu Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial

Such a shot would eliminate need to reformulate vaccine each year, but it's still years away, experts say. A small group of 22 British volunteers is testing out a new "universal" influenza vaccine: continue reading »

Hospitals Often Fail to Follow Up on Tests, Study Says

Findings point to a 'substantial problem, which impacts on patients' safety.' As many as 75 percent of hospital tests are not followed up and this failure can have serious consequences for patients, including delayed or missed diagnoses and even death, according to a new study. continue reading »

Un Estudio Plantea que Entre Más Trabaja la Madre, Más Pesan sus Hijos

Investigadores señalan que los cambios en los hábitos alimenticios y de sueño podrían explicar la tendencia. Como si las madres trabajadoras no tuvieran ya razones para sentirse culpables continue reading »