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Doctors' Fear ADHD Medicine Abuse Among Adults

Apr 2
There is a new call for immediate action on so-called "lifestyle use" of ADHD drugs. But millions more adults may be taking Ritalin and Adderall for everyday problems.

An Apple A Day May Not Keep Doctor Away

By Lindsey Tanner | Mar 31
An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples.

UnitedHealth Bulks Up for Prescription Drug Cost Battle

Mar 31
The nation's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, will muscle up for its fight against rising prescription drug costs by spending more than $12 billion to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp.

On Trans Visibility Day, Jim Colllins Announces Grant Recipients

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 31
On Transgender Day of Visibility, The Jim Collins Foundation (JCF) funds gender-affirming surgeries with 2015 grants.

The Intimate Connection Between Sex and Sleep

Mar 28
Sleep and sex share a wonderful reciprocal relationship in which each helps support the function of the other. It's not surprising when you understand that sex and sleep both belong to the restorative system of the body.

Aging in America, Part 3: What Can We Do for Ourselves?

Mar 27
The most promising course for yielding cost-effective and real-time solutions, while at the same time mitigating the negative impacts of an aging population, is dealing with the obvious now -- before the crisis worsens.

LBBC Welcomes Women to Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) has opened registration for its ninth annual conference for women living with metastatic breast cancer, Saturday, April 11 - Sunday April 12.

On National LGBT Health Awareness Week, Inequality Persists

By EDGE | Mar 25
It's National LGBT Health Awareness Week, but inequalities in health care still persist, say Cindy Leiffer, MSN, NP.

Dallas Death Points to Dangers of Black-Market Cosmetic Work

By David Warren | Mar 24
The recent death of a Dallas woman who had received injections at a salon to expand the size of her buttocks follows other cosmetic-related deaths in Texas and around the country.

Angelina Jolie Undergoes Further Preventive Surgery

Mar 24
Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer.

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