NEW YORK — Autism has grown slightly more common in the U.S., but a gap in diagnosis of white and Black kids has disappeared, according to a government report released Thursday.
Ending your day with a hot bath might have more benefits relaxation.
Your child can be bullied at any age. Every 7 minutes a child is bullied. Studies show that it is most common from sixth to eighth grade. One out of 4 children is bullied. 282,000 students are physically attacked in secondary schools each month. Children targeted by bullies can develop lifel…
NEW YORK — Burgeoning coronavirus outbreaks at nursing homes in Washington, Illinois, New Jersey and elsewhere are laying bare the industry’s long-running problems, including a struggle to control infections and a staffing crisis that relies on poorly paid aides who can’t afford to stay home sick.
Taking up meditation while sheltering-in-place may not only help you cope with the stress of the coronavirus pandemic, it may even keep your brain from aging.
Mental health professionals in the Philadelphia region are offering to help medical professionals cope with the stress and anxiety of working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer statue, which appears to balance improbably atop Corcovado mountain, has withstood the worst of what the elements could muster for nearly nine decades. Now it, too, is succumbing to the outbreak of the new coronavirus.
The coronavirus pandemic has opened the door for Medicare patients to have access to telehealth, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said Tuesday. But what is that, exactly?
It took a mere 52 smokers to kill one person via secondhand smoke in 2016, according to a new analysis of worldwide statistics on the impact of smoking.
Anxiety and insomnia are two related issues that can cause their sufferers to worry over the possibility of another sleepless night, wondering if they’ll ever again get a wink of sleep that will help them function the next day.
It’s not hard to know when you are really dehydrated you feel thirsty, you feel overheated and you know you need some water. Did you know that if you are mildly dehydrated it can cause health problems? It’s harder to tell when you are mildly dehydrated. There are few if any signs. One of the…
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has tested negative for the new coronavirus, according to the president's personal physician.
The Ray Charles Foundation recently donated $1 million to Cedars-Sinai Hospital to fund The Ray Charles Foundation Scholars Fund in Neurosurgery. Under the leadership of internationally acclaimed neurosurgeon and scientist, Dr. Keith Black, the program will promote diversity in science and m…
The second person ever to be cured of HIV is still free of active virus more than two years on, a study published by medical journal The Lancet HIV revealed on Tuesday.
You may spend more waking hours at work than you do at home, but when was the last time you really, really cleaned your workspace?
Is breakfast still the most important meal of the day? We used to know the answer to that question, right?
Claire Dinneen’s daughters thought that worsening dementia was causing her growing confusion, but her doctor suspected something else.
The message has been the same when we talk about cholesterol “You have to lower your cholesterol.” What happens when your cholesterol gets very low? Is low cholesterol always good? Low cholesterol carries its own health risk. If you reduce your cholesterol too much it can impair your body’s …
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is arming consumers with a list of disinfectants that people can use to protect themselves from the novel coronavirus.
Two nonprofit organizations are spearheading local efforts to commemorate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Tuesday.