Symptoms and timing of illness onsets are suggestive of a bacterial toxin, such as Bacillus cereus or Clostridium perfringens.
In the largest-ever randomized clinical trial testing vitamin D for cancer prevention, the supplement did not reduce the risk of developing cancer.
In recent years an “athletic ideal” – characterized by muscle tone and power – has emerged as an alternative conception of beauty.
Cancer centers grapple with conflict of interests among their leadership, researchers and physicians.
Middle-class folks with employer-based insurance are still being swamped by high deductibles, high copayments and surprise medical bills.
The two-hour/four-hour guidelines can reduce the risk of food poisoning from leftovers.
So as winter approaches, rather than rushing out to your doctors at the first sign of a sniffle, try and ride it out.
Eating well and exercising before surgery can improve surgical outcomes even among patients who have extremely serious procedures.
Anyone having an emergency in King County should call the ten-digit number for their local emergency responders.
In 2016, King County saw an unprecedented jump in overdose deaths, a trend fueled by the increase in opiate use, particularly in combination with other drugs.
Repeating strings of DNA not easily detected using standard genetic tests appear to cause cases of a rare developmental disorder called Baratela-Scott syndrome.
Eating cookie dough (made from flour known to be not part of the recall and pasteurized eggs) is something that I enjoy enough that I’m willing to put myself and my children at (a very small) risk to do.
Some bacteria have an enzyme that can cut the DNA of invading viruses as a defense mechanism. Scientists realized they could use this enzyme to edit human DNA.
Although strength and conditioning is important, cardiovascular fitness is also important – as many injuries occur as a result of fatigue.
Among 8th graders, prevalence of marijuana use fell from 9.8% to 7.3%. Among 10th graders, use fell from 19.8% to 17.8%. No changes were seen among 12th graders.