Translation Phones Provide Interpreters To Break Down Language Barrier For Doctors, PatientsMore than 180 languages spoken in New York City – so if you don’t speak English and you have a medical emergency, how do you communicate with your doctor?
Mediterranean Style Diets Are Effective In Fighting Acid Reflux; Study FindsAmericans seem to be in the midst of an epidemic of heartburn, indigestion, and acid reflux if you go by the amount of acid blocking drugs being sold.
Study: Tackle Football Could Lead To Impaired Mood Later In LifeThere was some disturbing news Tuesday, for parents with children who play tackle football.
New Recommendations Issued For Teens Considering Tattoos, PiercingsWhile medical complications are fairly rare, the American Academy of Pediatrics says there are some things to consider before getting inked.
‘Dermatoscope’ Can Identify Skin Cancer Without Scarring BiopsyEvery year, nearly 5.5-million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. and even more surgical biopsies have to be performed to tell if a mole is cancerous.
Popular Supplements Could Pose Health Risk To Young Children, Experts SayThose herbs, vitamins, and other supplements that might be healthy for you could be dangerous to your child.
'Therapeutic Horsemanship' Shows Benefits For Kids With DisabilitiesThere's an amazing new opportunity for kids with physical disabilities to do something most of them never dreamed possible -- ride a horse!
Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers Now The New Normal For Healing Stubborn WoundsWounds that don’t heal properly are a major medical problem, affecting more than six million Americans. But the solution might be as simple as oxygen.
Doctors Use Pacemaker-Like Device To Help Treat Overactive BladderEstimates are that 37 million Americans have an overactive bladder, or OAB. Almost two-thirds of patients stop using other medications because of unpleasant side effects.
Cognitive Computer Games May Ward Off Decline In Brain Function In The ElderlyAsk people what they fear most about growing old and they'll say Alzheimer's or dementia -- not being "with it."
Doctors Study Effects Of Using Nicotine Patches To Fight Lung DiseaseIt sounds like the exact opposite of what you should do: Use a drug found in cigarette smoke to fight lung disease. But that’s just what doctors are doing.
Eye Damage From Solar Eclipse Can Be Subtle, But Permanent, Experts SayA Staten Island woman was one of thousands in the Tri-State Area last Monday who wanted to see the escape. But now, her eyes might be permanently damaged.