Category: Health


3 Things to Know About Buying Health Insurance

Buying health insurance can seem complicated. Like, trying to figure out house allegiances in “Game of Thrones” complicated. And in the past, you could close your eyes, stick your fingers in your...


Regular M.R.I. Is Safe During Pregnancy

Having an M.R.I. during pregnancy presents no danger to the fetus or the offspring, researchers have found, but the risks appear to change when a contrast agent is used. Researchers tracked 1,424,105...


All Donated Blood in U.S. Should Be Tested for Zika, F.D.A. Says

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday took steps to safeguard the nation’s blood supply from the Zika virus, calling for all blood banks to screen donations for the infection even in states where...


Poor Sanitation Persisted at U.N. Missions Long After Haiti Cholera Crisis

Years after medical studies linked the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti to infected United Nations peacekeepers, the organization’s auditors found that poor sanitation practices remained unaddressed not...


Eating more fruits and vegetables could make you a happier person

New research shows that an apple a day keeps the doctor and the blues away. According to Munchies, researchers in both Australia and England conducted a study that showed that eating up to...


Divorce continues to take a psychological toll on kids

n the early 1920s, a list of exceptionally bright children was assembled for a study about growing up as a genius. These individuals became known to psychologists, affectionately, as the “termites”,...


Miami to Combat the Zika Virus

MIAMI — Aerial spraying of insecticide began Thursday in the one-mile-square area of Miami where mosquitoes have infected people with the Zika virus, and officials reported some glimmers of progress....


Raw eggs safe for pregnant women in UK, say food safety experts

Raw eggs are safe for pregnant women to eat, a safety committee has recommended. A report from the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food states there is “very low” risk of...


Your Beer Label Will Soon Include Calorie Counts, Carbs Info, and More

(HealthDay News) — Calorie counts and carbs might be the last thing on your mind as you tip back a cold beer on a steamy summer evening. But that information and more will soon be easy to find, thanks...


Healthy After 90? Yes, There’s Good Living, Study Finds

What if you could live well into your 90s and still be in good health? A new study suggests that may be possible, particularly if you have good genes. “Chronic disease is not an inevitable part of...