(SALT LAKE CITY) — According to a study
by anthropologists Ryan Schacht and Karen Kramer from the University of Utah
, cities with higher male populations often have higher levels of marriage.
Schacht looked at family formation in eight ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Texas officials are working to understand why more women across the state have been dying either during pregnancy or shortly after. A study published this month has found that maternal mortality rates doubled in Texas between ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Syrian conjoined twins who were evacuated from their war-torn town in Syria for medical treatment died of heart failure Wednesday, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent announced.
The boys, who were conjoined at the chest, also suffered ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Though they are designed to help deter teen pregnancies, school programs that involve the use of "baby simulators" may have the opposite effect, according to an Australian study published Thursday.
The investigators found that girls enrolled ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- As children head back to school, the temptation to share your excitement with a first day photo on social media is understandable.
But Donna Rice Hughes, the president & CEO of Enough Is Enough, a non-profit ... Read More
The New England Journal of Medicine
(NEW YORK) -- Just in time for cold and flu season, MIT researchers are showing you exactly what a sneeze looks like in slow motion.
Lydia Bourouiba, of the MIT Fluid Dynamics of Disease ... Read More
(NEW YORK) — Getting students to apply themselves in school isn’t always easy. As the summer ends and thoughts turn to a return to school and classes, some parents may be wondering how to help their children fall in ... Read More
iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor
Are you considering plastic surgery? I’ll tell you what you should consider before going under the knife after this.
Nearly 16 million cosmetic procedures were performed last year, according to ... Read More
(NEW YORK) — Extreme Weight Loss
trainer and transformation specialist Chris Powell appeared on Good Morning America
Thursday with tips to get your whole family active as the new school year begins.
Powell, who, with his wife, Heidi Powell, ... Read More
(CINCINNATI) — First responders were reeling in Cincinnati after a mid-week spate of more than 50 heroin overdoses from Tuesday morning to Wednesday night.
Even in the midst of a drug epidemic that has made opioid overdoses an ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- While obesity is often associated with a host of other health issues including high blood pressure, stroke and heart attack, a new study is examining how the condition is also related to cancer risk.
A review ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- Members of the Senate Special Committee on Aging are calling for Mylan, the maker of the EpiPen, to brief members of Congress about the drastic price increase of the medication since 2007.
U.S. Senators Susan Collins ... Read More
Courtesy Hardison Family/NYU Langone Medical Center
(NEW YORK) -- One year after undergoing the most extensive face transplant ever performed, which was covered by Nightline
in an Emmy-nominated special edition, Pat Hardison continues to thrive.
“I’m happy to tell you ... Read More
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(PHILADELPHIA) -- The Baltimorean who was the first U.S. child to receive a double-hand transplant celebrated the anniversary of his life-changing surgery this week.
Zion Harvey, 9, went back to visit his doctors at ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- The ongoing violence in Syria has taken a physical and mental toll on many, including one 9-year-old boy, who began to look up "ways to commit suicide" online, according to Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul, who assisted with ... Read More