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Woman’s Small Rash Turns Out To Be Rare, Aggressive Breast Cancer: Here’s Her Journey

A woman who had a small rash on her breast found out that she was suffering from a very rare type of cancer. Inflammatory breast cancer is difficult to diagnose and advances very rapidly.

Public Health May 6, 2017

Skin Cancer Awareness: Advice From Sportscaster Holly Rowe and Melanoma Research Foundation

Sportscaster Holly Rowe decided to team up with the Melanoma Research Foundation in skin cancer awareness campaign. Melanoma Awareness Month is dedicated to informing people on the dangers of skin cancer and sun exposure.

Public Health May 2, 2017

Affordable Drug Called Tranexamic Acid Could Save Mothers From Bleeding To Death

A new study has found an inexpensive and efficient treatment for women who experience severe bleeding after giving birth. Postpartum hemorrhage is the leading birth-related cause of death among women worldwide.

Public Health April 27, 2017

Elton John Cancels US Shows After Contracting ‘Harmful And Unusual’ Bacterial Infection During South American Tour

Elton John canceled his tour in the United States after suffering from a dangerous bacterial infection. The artist will resume his tour but the following nine concerts won't happen.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017

Get To Know ‘Steve’: What Satellite Data Say About Strange Purple Streak Of Light In The Night Sky

The purple ribbon phenomenon called Steve has captured the attention of the scientific world. Satellites and other scientific tools are trying to find out what causes it.

Space April 25, 2017

Iowa Teen’s Organ And Tissues Help 194 People: Why Organ Donations Matter Today More Than Ever

An Iowa teen helped 194 people with his organ and tissue donations 15 months after his death. Currently, both deceased and living organ donors are badly needed.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017

Ignore Trump’s Lead On Climate Change, Billionaire Michael Bloomberg Urges World Leaders

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg urged world leaders to ignore President Trump's stand on climate change. The debate about the Paris Agreement on greenhouse gas emissions is still ongoing.

Earth/Environment April 24, 2017

Defending Science: Why America’s Scientists Were Marching This Weekend

The 'March for Science' rallies took place last weekend. The event, which started as a social media initiative, is a response to President Trump's budget cuts.

Earth/Environment April 24, 2017

Surgeon May Have Performed Liposuction Without License In Pole Barn

A surgeon may have performed liposuction in pole barn without a license. The location of the facility is near South Haven, and authorities expressed concern concerning patients' safety.

Public Health April 23, 2017

Global Hepatitis Deaths On The Rise, With Vast Majority Of Patients Lacking Access To Testing Or Treatment: WHO

According to the 2017 WHO Global Hepatitis Report, only a small percentage of people suffering from hepatitis are diagnosed. An even smaller fraction get treatment, despite efforts to increase vaccination rates.

Public Health April 23, 2017

Florida Unleashes Thousands Of Experimental Zika-Fight Mosquitoes

Thousands of experimental male mosquitoes were released in Florida Keys as an attempt to prevent the spread of the Zika virus, the disease responsible for serious birth defects. Should the trial be successful, it could be implemented nationwide.

Public Health April 21, 2017

Americans Support Marijuana Legalization More Today Than Ever: Poll

A recent poll shows that American adults support the legalization of marijuana more than ever, both for recreational and medical use. Most of the respondents think that the drug is less dangerous than the others.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 21, 2017

Salty Diets Make You Hungry, Not Thirsty: Study

Researchers have found that diets rich in salt are not connected with higher levels of thirst. Instead, a new study suggests that salty meals make people more hungry.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 19, 2017

Watch NASA's First 360-Degree Live Stream Of Atlas V Rocket Launch

NASA will live stream in 360 degrees for the first time. The video will feature the launch of the Atlas V rocket, allowing viewers to experience a pad's-eye view of the event.

Space April 18, 2017

NASA’s New Horizons Probe Starts Well-Deserved 5-Month Nap

NASA's New Horizons has entered hibernation. The process will last until early September and will give the crew enough time to finish developing the spacecraft's following mission.

Space April 13, 2017

Rare Parasitic Worm Spreads In Maui: Why Is Infection On The Rise?

A rare parasitic worm is spreading in Maui, where a number of people have been infested with the rat lungworm. In rare cases, the infection can affect the nervous system of the host.

Public Health April 10, 2017

Salad Sold In Walmart Recalled After Dead Bat Found Inside Packaged Mix

Fresh Express recalled a batch of its prepackaged salad after two customers complained about a bat found inside the mix. The CDC is currently undergoing an investigation into the matter.

Public Health April 9, 2017

Potassium-Rich Diet Could Be Key To Lowering Blood Pressure

A research review suggests that a potassium-rich diet is efficient against hypertension. High blood pressure, which currently accounts for many health complications, is an increasing worldwide problem that can be prevented.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 9, 2017

More Than 1 In 5 Adults In America Tainted By High-Risk HPV: How The Virus Serves As Cancer Trap

More than 20 percent of the adults in the United States suffered from a type of high-risk HPV, exposing them to certain cancers. The CDC recommends vaccination for children as a means of prevention.

Public Health April 8, 2017

‘Crazy Hair Day’: Girl With Alopecia Wins Competition And The Internet With Jeweled Head

A girl from Utah impressed everyone on 'Crazy Hair Day' at school. The girl suffers from Alopecia areata, an autoimmune condition that makes people go through extreme hair loss.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

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