Govenor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that would make it illegal for children under the age of 17 to use indoor tanning devices.
Although internet usage and social networking sites have been associated with youngsters for all the wrong reasons, a latest study says that it might not be the case with older people. Social networking sites are known to cause depression, loss of confidence and isolation in youngsters. But according to the latest research, which is based on a survey of almost 8,000 men and women aged over 50, the elderly are less likely to be diagnosed with depression compared with non-users. While it is a comm...
One in five of breast cancer patients who refuse to undergo mastectomy - and instead opt for breast conserving surgery (which is less drastic) need more surgeries in future to remove tumors.
An ABC News investigation has claimed that "inadequately trained" dentists are putting American children at risk by sedating them for even routine tooth cleaning and cavity treatments.
According to a Commonwealth Fund, U.S. women are much more likely to struggle with medical bills and go without needed care than women in countries with universal coverage.
Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center found that women who want to lose weight should faithfully keep a food journal, and avoid skipping meals and eating in restaurants - especially at lunch.
According to an ABC News report, nearly 30 percent of students are either bullies or victims of bullying, and 160,000 kids stay home from school every day because of fear of bullying.
According to Yale researchers, Women who go to medical school just for the financial rewards of being a doctor could be making a mistake.
Hypertension frequently coexists in patients with diabetes and a new University of Georgia study says the combined diseases could affect vision.
A recent study reveals that disabled children are highly prone to violence and sexual abuse.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is set to unveil funding a sum in the hundreds of millions of dollars for a campaign to improve access to contraception in the developing world.
A new study has concluded that multicultural youths do not not engage in more violence than other groups.
Police officers are at an extremely greater risk of having long term physical and mental issues.
Facebook has more than 900 million registered users and more than 70 percent of adolescents use popular social networking sites including Facebook.
For all those wishing for a longer life, leaving that couch and standing-up is the mantra, says a latest study.