We all know someone who has been or is suffering from addiction — which has even been referred to by some as our national plague and the most ignored health crisis in our country.
Democratic Sens. Brian Schatz, Dick Durbin, Sherrod Brown and seven others have backed legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to individuals under the age of 21.
The World Health Organization has revised its HIV guidelines to recommend that anyone who tests positive for the virus that causes AIDS should be treated immediately.
The House Ways and Means Committee moved Tuesday to chip away at Obamacare by using a fast-track budget tool to repeal the law’s most unpopular taxes and provisions, including the mandate requiring Americans to hold insurance.
A 10-minute walk through the office cubicles could work a small wonder for the millions of Americans stuck behind desks and subject to the hazards of a sedentary lifestyle. Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine have found that vascular function - blood flow through the body - is impaired after six hours of prolonged sitting. A short walk, they say, can restore vascular health.