Health Officials May Have Found the Chemical at the Center of Vaping Illness Outbreak

(NEW YORK) — U.S. health officials reported a breakthrough Friday in their investigation into the cause of a mysterious outbreak of vaping illnesses. A government lab found the same chemical compound in fluid taken from the lungs of 29 patients across the country, the Centers …

There’s A Promising New Vaccine For One Of The World’s Top Health Threats

Indonesians independently carry out fumigation in their neighborhood to eradicate the larvae of mosquitoes that cause dengue fever. A new vaccine to prevent dengue may be on the horizon. Aditya Irawan/NurPhoto/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Aditya Irawan/NurPhoto/Getty Images Indonesians independently carry out fumigation in …

Millennials’ Chronic Health Problems Will Limit Their Lifetime Earnings, Report Says

More millennials in the U.S. are suffering from chronic health problems, potentially restraining the lifetime economic potential of a generation of young adults. A spike in conditions like depression, hypertension and high cholesterol among younger people could increase health-care costs and lower incomes in coming …

Why your gut health can impact your mood

Ever had a sinking feeling when you’ve received some bad news, or felt butterflies in your tummy before a first date? Both of these symptoms are caused by your gut and brain communicating with each other. And although we’ve always referred to them as ‘gut …

CDC: Childhood Trauma Is A Public Health Issue And We Can Do More Prevent It

Childhood trauma can lead to longterm health problems. More should be done to prevent it, says the CDC. mrs/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption mrs/Getty Images Childhood trauma can lead to longterm health problems. More should be done to prevent it, says the CDC. mrs/Getty …

The Health Benefits of Music – Can Instruments Improve Your Health?

People always talk about how music is good for the mind. Even before a child is born, people encourage mothers to play their child’s classical music to increase brain function. These old wives’ tales may actually have some truth to them. Scientific research has proven …

Open Enrollment For 2020 Health Care Plans

This year, as open enrollment kicks off, the federal health insurance marketplace Healthcare.gov has a few new bells and whistles. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: For people who get their health insurance through the Obamacare exchanges, it’s that time of year again. Open enrollment for healthcare.gov kicked …

Heart Failure Is Killing More Americans. Can the Health Care System Keep Up?

A rapidly aging U.S. population, as well as high rates of obesity and diabetes, are causing more people to die from heart failure and other heart problems, according to a new report published in JAMA Cardiology. That’s bad news not only for patients, but also …

Missouri’s State Health Department Kept Spreadsheet Tracking Menstrual Periods of Planned Parenthood Patients

Missouri’s top health official testified Tuesday that the state health department kept a spreadsheet tracking the menstrual periods of women who visited Planned Parenthood in St. Louis — a revelation that has drawn scrutiny and raised questions about whether it was a violation of patient …