Category: Health News

Fly Infestation In Los Angeles VA Hospital Causes Cancellation And Postponement Of Dozens Of Surgeries

Dozens of surgeries had to be postponed or canceled in a West Los Angeles VA hospital due to an insect infestation. The hospital featured...

Low Carb Diet Foods May Help With Type 1 Diabetes Treatment By Improving Blood Sugar Level

There is no known cause for type 1 diabetes, thus, there is no way to know how to prevent it. A new study, however, may be able to help...

Doctors Save Woman Suffering From Severe Peanut Allergy Mid-Flight

A woman traveling to Cleveland from Philadelphia had to be saved mid-flight after suffering from anaphylactic shock. The woman was having a...

Teenagers Consuming Sports Drinks Instead Of Water Are At Risk Of Health Problems Such As Diabetes, Study Suggests

While thirst-quenching drinks may satisfy those who have just finished working out or playing a sport, apparently sports drinks...

How A Virus Called HTLV-1 From 1500-Year-Old Mummies Infected 40 Percent Of Adults In Rural Australia

An ancient virus that is a cousin of HIV is infecting a large portion of indigenous people in Australia, and doctors are unsure how it got...

Man Has Eye Cancer Misdiagnosed As Migraine, Causing Him To Lose Half Of His Face

A man was misdiagnosed as having a migraine. Instead, he had a severe form of eye cancer. This form of cancer caused him to lose his right...

Companies May Drop Marijuana Screenings In Order To Hire More Employees

For many Americans who smoke cannabis, it’s been hard to find a job that will hire due to strict drug laws and tests that need to be...

States With Stricter Gun-Laws Have Lower Death Rates Among Young Adults, Study Suggests

From the Virginia Tech shooting to the Columbine massacre, some of the worst shootings in history of the United States unfortunately...

New 3D Handheld Printer Can Heal Deep Wounds At A Faster Rate

The University of Toronto researchers have created a new machine that they believe can heal wounds at a faster rate. The handheld 3D...

Walmart Restricts Opioid Prescriptions To A 7-Day Supply: Will Other Pharmacies Also Do This?

With deaths from opioid overdoses reaching new highs, Walmart and Sam’s Club are taking action to help cut down the abuse of these...