Yeast is always present. However, infections occur when it overgrows.
The language we use for people over 65 is frustratingly inexact. But the real problem is with how we think about aging, not with specific words.
New Hampshire authorities said they were working to retrieve the body of Gregory Auriemma, the head of the Ocean County chapter of the Sierra Club, from a rugged, remote area.
A Thomas Jefferson University kidney specialist helped to bring about the changes. An increase in African American organ donors also helped - blacks on the waiting list get their fair share.
I knew it would be an emotional ordeal, but the mechanics of it took me by surprise.
CHICAGO (AP) - Cancer patients' gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark while taking novel drugs, and it has doctors scratching their heads.
The analysis shines new light on a cost issue that's gone less noticed amid the debate over health insurance premiums, and could unnerve some moderate GOP senators, Larry Levitt, a senior vice president at the Kaiser Family Foundation, said.
The physician who raised the concerns says the blame belongs with the bed manufacturer.
In a landmark report, scientists have endorsed three strategies for preventing dementia and cognitive decline associated with normal aging - being physically active, engaging in cognitive training and controlling high blood pressure.
If the same resolution is resurrected and repeated year after year, this tells us one thing: Our intentions are persistent, but we aren’t so great at executing. Follow this guide to cultivate healthy habits that last a lifetime.
If you keep it up all month, you'll have added 29 small steps that together can mean big changes for your heart.
A dozen restaurants and markets were closed temporarily by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health between July 6 and July 18 for "unacceptable" conditions or "imminent health hazards."
The project will pair approximately 80 people living with dementia and their caretakers with Jefferson medical students in a mentoring program.
Nights will be dangerously warm through Tuesday, forecasters warn, and that could result in heat-related fatalities.
In this challenge, teens are given increasingly intense tasks to complete for 50 days through social media that leads to self-harm and culminates in suicide by jumping off of a building.