E-cigarettes are contaminated with lung-damaging bacterial toxins of the type found in waste-incineration plants, scientists have discovered. An investigation by Harvard University found that more than
12 autism facts that show how our understanding of the disorder has transformed over the past 76 years
Autism is a disorder that's spurred by changes in a young child's brain. It is not a mental health condition — autism stems from developmental differences in a person's brain structure and neurotransmitters.
Not long ago, it was reasonable to think that financial businesses would be the most prominent and most profitable targets of criminal activity. After all, a successful bank robbery could score you tens
The timely intervention of an expert nurse can make the difference between hope and despair ”So you’re saying his cancer is less important than mine?” “Of course not.” Her exasperation results from my
Greta Thunberg is an impressive individual. Just 16 years old, she has been nominated for the Nobel peace prize after sparking environmental protests around the planet. There is a glorious simplicity her
AliveCor's KardiaMobile can spot more than just AFib. To date, personal ECG devices have only really detected one kind of heart arrhythmia: atrial fibrillation. While that's helpful, it doesn't cover conditions
The eyewear industry, dominated by a handful of major players bent on stifling competition, is ripe for disruption. It turns out that a number of ambitious start-ups are seeking to do just that, with being
There are the Sacklers, the family that controls Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin. There are the doctors who ran pill mills, and the rogue pharmacists who churned out opioid orders by the thousands.
One of the most important benefits of exercise is in how it reduces our risk of developing a number of types of cancer — especially colorectal cancer, which according to some estimates is the malignancy
Leading a top healthcare company is a demanding job — and one for which CEOs are handsomely compensated. There's a lot that can come with the job title, from overseeing tens of billions of dollars in value