Even when violence happens in another part of the country, children can be exposed to the event and its consequences immediately, intensely and repeatedly.
Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting.
I relish big challenges. In fact, I had been training to climb Africa's tallest mountain, but suddenly I was facing the biggest challenge of my life: lying in bed on 15 liters of oxygen, hungering for breath.
Racially segregated neighborhoods tend to be poorer, and poverty harms health.
The CDC still wants you to get it because it works against some types of flu and may still reduce the number of people who get really sick or die.
Gastroparesis is a condition that affects the normal movement of the stomach muscles and results in food remaining in the stomach for abnormally long time periods.
The large amount of caffeine found in energy drinks can have a negative impact on kids and teens, including increased heart rate, blood pressure, and sleep disturbances.
The percentage of strokes in women age 45 or younger is also increasing, due in part to health conditions that traditionally affect older people, such as obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure.
Among for-profit hospital companies nationally, Universal Health Services Inc., of King of Prussia, will benefit the most on a percentage basis from the lower corporate tax rate and other changes in U.S. tax laws that took effect this year.
The proposed budget doesn't just gut health care for the sick and vulnerable, it also rips the guts out of SNAP. All that is being offered in return is an offensive replacement - food in a box.
While ski jumpers can eat as little as 1,300 calories, cross-country skiers can consume as much as 7,000 calories.
As school shootings seem to be increasing in frequency, conversations with our children become more necessary.
City officials said expungement of records would likely require a change in state or federal law.