Potent Pot: Marijuana Is Stronger Now Than It Was 20 Years Ago
Marijuana plant
February 8th, 2016
Marijuana is getting stronger, new research finds.
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5 Things to Know About Zika Virus
Zika virus mosquito
February 8th, 2016
The outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus throughout parts of the Americas has raised international concern because of the virus's possible connection to a neurological birth defect called microcephaly. Here are 5 important things to know about Zika.
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Why the BMI May Be a Flawed Measure of Health
A man stands on a scale
February 4th, 2016
Your body mass index, or BMI, may not be an accurate indicator of your risk of heart disease or diabetes, new research finds.
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Your Brain May Work Differently in Winter Than Summer
A tree is shown during different seasons.
February 8th, 2016
The changing seasons may change how you think, new research finds.
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Whooping Cough Booster Wears Off in Teens
A young girl receives a vaccination.
February 5th, 2016
The whooping cough vaccine seems to wear off over time.
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Benefits of Eating Fish During Pregnancy May Outweigh Mercury Risk
pregnant, pregnant belly, pregnant woman
February 4th, 2016
Eating fish during pregnancy may be good for a baby's brain, a new study finds.
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Man's Persistent Hiccups Were Caused by Large Tumor
This MRI shows the haemangioblastoma tumor within the man’s neck.
February 8th, 2016
A 35-year-old guy had hiccups that just would not go away. Turns out, there's a was large tumor pressing on a nerve.
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Zika Sexual Transmission in US Prompts Health Warning
Pregnant Woman
February 5th, 2016
U.S. health officials are warning men who travel to countries where Zika is spreading to take steps to prevent spreading the virus through sex if their partner is pregnant.
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New Pressure Sensor Could Help Detect Breast Tumors One Day
The pressure sensors
February 4th, 2016
A new transparent, bendable pressure sensor could be slipped into a pair and help doctors check patients for cancer, researchers say.
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