Health

British teen allergic to dairy died after burger joint said his birthday meal was safe

A teenager with a dairy allergy had told a restaurant’s staff about his condition and was misled into thinking his…

In Search Of Age-Friendly Health Care, Finding Room For Improvement

A month ago, during a visit to her doctor’s office in Sequim, Wash., Sue Christensen fell to her knees in…

Major review asks which supplements really aid mental health

Controversy surrounds the inclusion of nutritional supplements in mental health treatments, with much research proving inconclusive. A major new review…

Tafida Raqeeb: Why her parents do not have the final say

The parents of five-year-old Tafida Raqeeb, who is on life support, are going to the High Court to challenge an…

Starbucks plans to improve US employees’ mental health benefits

Starbucks is planning to improve mental health benefits for US employees in one of its latest bids to attract and…

Cancer ‘biggest middle-age killer in rich nations’

cancer now causes more deaths among the middle-aged in higher-income countries than cardiovascular disease, a study suggests. Globally, heart problems…

Alternate-day fasting has health benefits for healthy people

A new study shows that strict alternate-day fasting may be a valid alternative to counting calories and may have similar…

American Health Care Is Sick—and Its Workers Are, Too

American medical students, physicians and nurses: There’s good news and bad news. The bad news is that our health care…

Deaths to heart related conditions rising in the US

In the United States, total deaths to cardiometabolic disease – which includes heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and high blood pressure…

Teens who use concentrated marijuana more likely to use other drugs

Teens who used a concentrated form of marijuana — sometimes called dabs, wax, shatter or crumble — are more likely…
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