Intimidation can be dangerous for patients. The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority wants health-care workers to feel it's safe to tell a surgeon, "Hey, you're operating on the wrong leg."
Some people think being called "old" is just fine. They're happy to be here, no matter what you call them.
Bringing to the job a passion for swimming and organic gardening. Just don't judge the cats.
What kids encounter in their early years may inoculate them against all sorts of ailments later.
For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers voted against approving a new opioid painkiller with a unique feature for deterring abuse: It releases a deep-blue dye if someone tries to get high by crushing, chewing or snorting pills.
Comparing calories in and calories out can work, but not when the equivalent to those Boardwalk fries is 14 hours of brisk walking.
These easy-on-the-joints bands are a safe alternative to heavy weights and offer great results without a gym membership.
The research - the largest and most comprehensive look at the topic, involving data from 42,000 men around the world - appears to confirm fears that male reproductive health may be declining.
The researchers found that the people with a higher adherence to the general plant-based diet index had an inverse association with coronary heart disease, and that this relationship got even stronger for the healthy plant-based diet index.
Don't believe the myths about positive thinking curing cancer. But do believe the truths about what it can do for your life.
CHICAGO (AP) - Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school.
The illness was a mystery. Tests and X-rays couldn't pinpoint the source of the problem.
A long-standing piece of medical advice does not hold up under scrutiny, Penn researchers say.
The common household chemical is used to keep your pools clean and free of bacteria, but it can be dangerous if used improperly or if accidentally ingested.