A Family Tree For Dog? DNA Tests For Pets Take Off, Ahead Of The Science

For owners of rescue dogs of mixed breed heritage, it can be tempting to buy a DNA kit to get intel on your pup’s ancestry. Catherine Falls Commercial/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Catherine Falls Commercial/Getty Images For owners of rescue dogs of mixed breed …

Flu Season Is Off to an Earlier-than-Normal Start, Raising Fears of a Severe Year

Flu season in the U.S. is off to an early start—which means a virulent winter may be impending. Influenza activity has been higher than normal for four weeks in a row, which many experts consider the official mark of flu season. As of the week …

Motivational Books for Women

Are you looking for the next best motivational book for women? Whether you want inspiration in your personal or professional life, you can’t go wrong with these seven books. From the genius mind who created Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, Scandal, and more comes Year of …

Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Does hair dye increase risk?

A recent study has investigated links between hair products and breast cancer. The findings have caused a stir, so in this article, we put the results into perspective. Share on PinterestA new study looks at hair dye and breast cancer risk. Overall, breast cancer affects …

Meet The Womanikin, The Breasted Vest Working To Close The CPR Gender Gap

Students in Alice Henshaw’s Wilderness Medical Associates CPR training course can practice on a Womanikin, designed to help trainees understand that compressions should be performed the same way on women’s bodies as men’s. Alice Henshaw hide caption toggle caption Alice Henshaw Students in Alice Henshaw’s …

Medical News Today: How reducing air pollution benefits health

A new report details the drastic improvements in health outcomes that occurred as a result of decreasing air pollution across various countries, including the United States. Share on PinterestNew research details the health benefits of pollution-reducing interventions. There is no doubt that air pollution adversely …

Medical News Today: Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID): What to know

It is not unusual for children to be picky eaters, and many grow out of this behavior. However, some children demonstrate more severe picky eating habits, such as limiting their diet to only certain textures or showing deep concern for the possible harmful effects of …

Will Glitches In Medicare’s ‘Plan Finder’ Leave Some Seniors Stuck In The Wrong Plan?

Medicare’s overhauled Plan Finder debuted at the end of August. But health care advocates and insurance agents say the website has had big problems ever since, including inaccurate details about prices, which drugs each plan covers and their dosages. Catie Dull/NPR hide caption toggle caption …