Childhood Asthma May Increase Risks of Shingles

Nearly 1 million incidences of herpes zoster, which is also known as shingles, occur every year in the U.S., with an estimated one-third of all adults affected by age 80. Despite its prevalence, part...

Scientists Find New Vessel for Detecting Autism

Evidence of autism may be found in the composition and malfunction of the brain’s blood vessels, a team of scientists has found. Their research sheds new light on the causes of autism, which previous...

6 Basic Tips to Keep Your Lips Healthy this Winter

During the winter, your lips may bear the brunt of the elements, both indoors and out. Centrally heated homes and offices can be particularly drying, and whipping winter winds can take a toll. Even u...

Tips to Prevent Cold and Flu this Season

Cold and flu season is upon us, which for many people means it’s time for sore throats, coughs and runny noses. While colds cause mild versions of these symptoms, the flu is typically more severe wit...

Alternative Cold and Flu Remedies to Try this Season

While flu and cold are common to every region of the world, different cultures have developed their own solutions to tackle the all-too-familiar and dreadful symptoms. Today it’s thought that 70 perc...

Are The Smokers In Your House Killing You?

It’s not unusual for restaurants or other public buildings to be smoke free – either voluntarily or by state law – to protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke. But the secondhand-smoke problem persis...