Christopher Wanjek is the author of the health books "Bad Medicine" and "Food At Work" and the novel "Hey, Einstein!" (www.amazon.com/Hey-Einstein-novel-nature-nurture/dp/0615650503) a comical nature-versus-nurture tale about raising clones of Albert Einstein in less-than-ideal settings. His column, Bad Medicine, appears regularly on LiveScience.
A woman's garbled text message to her son turned out to be a sign that she was having a stroke. This is the fourth incident now reported of someone with a stroke having "dystextia," researchers say.
The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., but most doctors still are not recommending the HPV vaccine to their male patients, according to a new study.
Feelings of disappointment are caused by a rare type of brain signaling, new research shows. Two neurotransmitters are released by the same neurons, and their ratio is what determines whether you feel a bit discouraged or totally downhearted.