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FRIDAY, June 16, 2017 -- Having a mood disorder significantly boosts the odds that young people with autism will be hospitalized for psychiatric care, according to a new study. People with autism are often hospitalized when their behavior problems overwhelm...
THURSDAY, July 27, 2017 -- A type of skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is increasingly common in the United States, so people need to be alert for signs of the disease, an expert says. About 700,000 new cases...
By Aditya Kalra | NEW DELHI NEW DELHI A group of U.S. lawmakers has backed medical device makers by urging...
TUESDAY, June 27, 2017 -- Acupuncture, a 3,000-year-old healing technique, received mixed reviews in two new studies from China -- one focusing on incontinence and the other on a cause of female infertility. A research team found acupuncture did improve...
THURSDAY, June 15, 2017 -- Could your smartphone prompt a toddler tantrum? Perhaps, a new study suggests. Young children whose parents interrupt family time by pulling out their smartphones or tablets appear more prone to misbehaviors, such as whining, sulking...
FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 -- An expert-guided, self-help exercise program may help people with chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, a new study suggests. Two hundred CFS patients did workouts for 12 weeks with phone or online video support from a...
By Lisa Lambert | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON California on Monday will announce plans to award $20 million in emergency grants to...
THURSDAY, June 29, 2017 -- In the midst of another struggle over U.S. health care coverage, a new study finds that Americans who don't have health insurance face a significantly higher risk for premature death. "The evidence is overwhelming that...
MONDAY, June 19, 2017 -- "You're doing that wrong!" Sound familiar, Moms? It should: A new poll finds that six out of 10 American mothers say they've been criticized for their parenting skills. It's called mommy-shaming, and it goes viral when...
SATURDAY, July 15, 2017 -- Researchers say a herpes virus similar to the Epstein-Barr virus that infects people has been found in mountain gorillas. The discovery may assist in the conservation of critically endangered mountain gorillas, according to scientists at...

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