Pat St. Claire tells us how work break rooms are filled with germs – but that taking precautions may help keep you safe.
Long-acting forms of contraception are 20 times better at preventing unintended pregnancies than the Pill and other short-term methods.
Dr. Tyeese Gaines, an emergency medicine physician and health editor for theGrio.com, answers readers’ questions about everything from shingles to concussions
I came to America as a transfer student in the fall of 2004. I did three years of computer engineering in India and then transferred to Purdue University Calumet. On July 2, 2005, just a month before graduation, a guy who lived on the first floor of my apartment building set fire to his place.
Health officials are testing 35 babies for tuberculosis after a person with an active case of the life-threatening disease visited neonatal-intensive care units at two Northern California hospitals.
A year after Japan’s nuclear accident at Fukushima, the World Health Organization says several areas near the plant had radiation above cancer-causing levels but most of the nation did not.
While hanging a Christmas tree ornament, Percy von Lipinski lost his balance and pricked his left hand on a pine needle. He had no idea that the incident would nearly cost him his entire hand — and perhaps his life.
Video game and porn addictions are different — they’re based on arousal, where the attraction is in the novelty, the variety or the surprise factor. And the consequences of this generation’s habits could be dramatic.
A tainted starter for tempeh soybean meat substitute is being recalled after an outbreak of a rare type of salmonella that has sickened more than 90 people, mostly in North Carolina. Indonesianfoodsmart.com of Rockville, Md.
Danean Balestrieri talks about what it was like to have necrotizing fasciitis.
The high school freshman suspended for five days after she created an anti-bullying video and Facebook page about a fictional girl who commits suicide says she tried to explain her work to school officials to no avail.
When dudes dish the dirt, those conversations have a very different effect on male friendships than it does when girls gossip with their female pals, a Canadian researcher has found.
Think twice before reaching for the office break room door – three in four are tainted with bacteria, finds a new study that examined 5,000 swabs from offices. “The break room is really the center of germ transfer in the office,” found researcher Charles Gerba.
Office break rooms are crawling with bacteria. CNN’s Alina Cho has the dirty details.
Scientists have for the first time succeeded in taking skin cells from patients with heart failure and transforming them into healthy, beating heart tissue that could one day be used to treat the condition.
People with diabetes are living longer, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.