Children’s Hospital Los Angeles announced today it will use a $2.8 million grant to study the effectiveness of the drug metformin is treating type 1 diabetes.
E-cigarettes don’t appear to entice teens to try smoking tobacco, a new study says.
A diagnosis of cancer may put teens and young adults at risk for suicide, a new study finds.
Beet & Berry Chutney Servings: 10 (1/4 cup) servings Prep time: 20 minutes 1/2 cup orange marmalade 1 jar (15.5 ounces) Aunt Nellie’s Harvard Beets, not drained 1/4-1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon finely chopped candied ginger, optional ...
Smokers are most likely to think about kicking their habit on Mondays, according to a new study, and this finding may help boost the effectiveness of anti-smoking campaigns.
Some of Thomas Harte’s New Hampshire neighbors are frustrated by the Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplaces but not for the reasons you might expect.
For people who have a lot of weight to lose, weight-loss surgery appears more effective than diet and exercise, a new review suggests.
Although younger children in California are drinking less soda and other sugary beverages, teens in the state are actually drinking more, according to a report released Thursday.
If avoiding an achy, feverish week or so laid up with the flu doesn’t motivate you to get a flu shot, a new study linking flu shots to a lower incidence of heart disease might persuade you to roll up ...
Exercising for fun may lower the risk of high blood pressure, but heavy lifting on the job does not offer the same benefit, according to a new review of the evidence.
In the study, “Microbial Contamination of Human Milk Purchased via the Internet,” published in the November 2013 issue of Pediatrics, researchers purchased 102 cross-sectional samples of human milk through a popular U.S. milk-sharing website.
No GMOs. That’s the message from Los Angeles City Councilmen Paul Koretz and Mitch O’Farrell, who introduced a motion today to ban the growing or selling of genetically modified seeds or plants in Los Angeles.
Halloween is the sweetest holiday of the year, making it a favorite for giddy children who dream of giant bags of candy. Before they rush out the door on Halloween night, make sure your kids and their fellow trick-or-treaters are ...
Sleep education for parents of children with autism helps improve the youngsters’ behavior and quality of life, according to a new study.
One percent of people infected with HIV have a second line of defense deep in their immune system, which serves as a back-up for the body’s defenses that get wiped out by the virus, according to a new study.