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10 common sleep myths: Put bad habits to rest and wake up a better sleeping routine

Adene Sanchez/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Ah, sleep. Why is our most precious recharging resource so scarce in our busy, modern lives?

We all know the excuses: demanding schedules, social lives and screen time. Sometimes it's subconscious, but we're all making   ... Read More

Potential links to lung illnesses and e-cigarettes under investigation: CDC

Paolo_Toffanin/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Federal health officials are investigating potential links between lung illnesses and e-cigarettes amid the soaring popularity of so-called vaping among young people.

Since June 28, there have been at least 94 cases reported across several states involving   ... Read More

4 back to school tips for parents of children with ADHD

iStock(NEW YORK) -- For parents of the 6.1 million American children with ADHD, going back to school can be a major source of anxiety.

Many children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) struggle with school performance, making friends and   ... Read More

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

WoodysPhotos/iStockBY DR. NITHIN PAUL(NEW YORK) -- Surgeons in Michigan are prescribing fewer opioid medications after operations, but here's the kicker: Their patients are not complaining.A new study further explores whether too many opioids were being given to   ... Read More

Potentially toxic ‘miracle cure’ touted by fringe ‘church’ is back on FDA’s radar

Doug Nash(NEW YORK) -- Reports of health problems from a dangerous so-called “miracle cure” marketed widely online in recent years as a mineral solution known as “MMS” -- whose promoters tout it as a treatment or cure everything from   ... Read More

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

Moussa81/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Surgeons in Michigan are prescribing fewer opioid medications after operations, but here's the kicker: Their patients are not complaining.

A new study further explores whether too many opioids were being given to patients and how new   ... Read More

Woman says she was told by doctor to lose weight, then diagnosed with cancer

Jen Curran(LOS ANGELES) -- A California woman who gave birth six months ago says seeking a second opinion after one doctor told her to lose weight may have saved her life.

Jen Curran, 38, of Los Angeles, said her   ... Read More

Three ways to stop the dreaded ‘Sunday scaries’

Just_Human/iStock(NEW YORK) -- It's 5:00 on Sunday night and a familiar feeling of dread starts to set in, as the weekend slips away.

Sunday scaries, Sunday night blues and Sunday depression are all terms used to describe the anticipatory   ... Read More

New product line is helping people embrace their baldness

Courtesy Comprehensive Cranium Care(NEW YORK) -- Kylie Bamberger was diagnosed with alopecia areata, also known as patchy hair loss, at age 12.

By her 15th birthday, as her condition become more severe, Bamberger said she decided to shave her   ... Read More

FCC proposes 3-digit number, similar to 911, to combat national ‘suicide epidemic’

releon8211/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Communications Commission is moving forward with a plan to create a new three-digit hotline number, similar to 911, to enable quick access to national suicide prevention resources.

In a report sent to Congress earlier   ... Read More

Virtual reality may mean real pain relief for hospitalized patients

bombuscreative/iStock(NEW YORK) -- For many hospital patients, pain is part of their reality. According to a new study, however, an unreal environment could help. Virtual reality can help.

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center tried virtual reality (VR) technology as   ... Read More

Minnesota Dept. of Health says ‘severe lung injury’ cases might be related to vaping

Paolo_Toffanin/iStock(SAINT PAUL, Minn.) -- The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is asking health care providers to be on alert for lung diseases related to vaping and e-cigarette use among young adults after a Minnesota hospital reported several “severe” cases.   ... Read More

Study: Social media is harmful to teen girls’ mental health

JosuOzkaritz/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Teenage girls are affected by social media use more than boys, with the harmful effects being driven by three factors, according to a new study.

In girls, frequent use of social media harmed their health by   ... Read More

Surprise medical bills are on the rise: STUDY

LIgorko/iStockBY: DR. LAITH ALEXANDER

(NEW YORK) -- A new study from Stanford University published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows surprise medical bills – when you visit a hospital and, some time later, get charged a bill – are on   ... Read More

What to know about BootySprout, an at-home glute training workout device

BootySprout(NEW YORK) -- Behold the BootySprout -- the at-home, glute-training device that will soon be taking over your Instagram.

The BootySprout is designed to tone your butt by simulating weighted hip thrusts, but without any heavy weights.

Ever since   ... Read More

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10 common sleep myths: Put bad habits to rest and wake up a better sleeping routine

Adene Sanchez/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Ah, sleep. Why is our most precious recharging resource so scarce in our busy, modern lives?

We all know the excuses: demanding schedules, social lives and screen time. Sometimes it's subconscious, but we're all making   ... Read More

Potential links to lung illnesses and e-cigarettes under investigation: CDC

Paolo_Toffanin/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Federal health officials are investigating potential links between lung illnesses and e-cigarettes amid the soaring popularity of so-called vaping among young people.

Since June 28, there have been at least 94 cases reported across several states involving   ... Read More

4 back to school tips for parents of children with ADHD

iStock(NEW YORK) -- For parents of the 6.1 million American children with ADHD, going back to school can be a major source of anxiety.

Many children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) struggle with school performance, making friends and   ... Read More

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

WoodysPhotos/iStockBY DR. NITHIN PAUL(NEW YORK) -- Surgeons in Michigan are prescribing fewer opioid medications after operations, but here's the kicker: Their patients are not complaining.A new study further explores whether too many opioids were being given to   ... Read More

Potentially toxic ‘miracle cure’ touted by fringe ‘church’ is back on FDA’s radar

Doug Nash(NEW YORK) -- Reports of health problems from a dangerous so-called “miracle cure” marketed widely online in recent years as a mineral solution known as “MMS” -- whose promoters tout it as a treatment or cure everything from   ... Read More

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

Moussa81/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Surgeons in Michigan are prescribing fewer opioid medications after operations, but here's the kicker: Their patients are not complaining.

A new study further explores whether too many opioids were being given to patients and how new   ... Read More

Woman says she was told by doctor to lose weight, then diagnosed with cancer

Jen Curran(LOS ANGELES) -- A California woman who gave birth six months ago says seeking a second opinion after one doctor told her to lose weight may have saved her life.

Jen Curran, 38, of Los Angeles, said her   ... Read More

Three ways to stop the dreaded ‘Sunday scaries’

Just_Human/iStock(NEW YORK) -- It's 5:00 on Sunday night and a familiar feeling of dread starts to set in, as the weekend slips away.

Sunday scaries, Sunday night blues and Sunday depression are all terms used to describe the anticipatory   ... Read More

New product line is helping people embrace their baldness

Courtesy Comprehensive Cranium Care(NEW YORK) -- Kylie Bamberger was diagnosed with alopecia areata, also known as patchy hair loss, at age 12.

By her 15th birthday, as her condition become more severe, Bamberger said she decided to shave her   ... Read More

FCC proposes 3-digit number, similar to 911, to combat national ‘suicide epidemic’

releon8211/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Communications Commission is moving forward with a plan to create a new three-digit hotline number, similar to 911, to enable quick access to national suicide prevention resources.

In a report sent to Congress earlier   ... Read More

Virtual reality may mean real pain relief for hospitalized patients

bombuscreative/iStock(NEW YORK) -- For many hospital patients, pain is part of their reality. According to a new study, however, an unreal environment could help. Virtual reality can help.

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center tried virtual reality (VR) technology as   ... Read More

Minnesota Dept. of Health says ‘severe lung injury’ cases might be related to vaping

Paolo_Toffanin/iStock(SAINT PAUL, Minn.) -- The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is asking health care providers to be on alert for lung diseases related to vaping and e-cigarette use among young adults after a Minnesota hospital reported several “severe” cases.   ... Read More

Study: Social media is harmful to teen girls’ mental health

JosuOzkaritz/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Teenage girls are affected by social media use more than boys, with the harmful effects being driven by three factors, according to a new study.

In girls, frequent use of social media harmed their health by   ... Read More

Surprise medical bills are on the rise: STUDY

LIgorko/iStockBY: DR. LAITH ALEXANDER

(NEW YORK) -- A new study from Stanford University published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows surprise medical bills – when you visit a hospital and, some time later, get charged a bill – are on   ... Read More

What to know about BootySprout, an at-home glute training workout device

BootySprout(NEW YORK) -- Behold the BootySprout -- the at-home, glute-training device that will soon be taking over your Instagram.

The BootySprout is designed to tone your butt by simulating weighted hip thrusts, but without any heavy weights.

Ever since   ... Read More

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