Monthly Archives: August 2017

Having A Best Friend In Your Teenage Years Could Benefit You For Life

Researchers have found that people with deep friendships in adolescence had less anxiety and a greater sense of self-worth in early adulthood. Close friends matter, their study found. Read More »

2 Legionnaires’ disease cases reported at Seattle hospital, 1 resulting in death

One the patients who contracted the disease at UWMC, a woman, has died. Hospital officials say the woman had multiple underlying conditions in addition to the severe kind of pneumonia she acquired. Read More »

Is The Secret To A Healthier Microbiome Hidden In The Hadza Diet?

Some species of bacteria in our intestines are disappearing. Can we reverse the microbial die-off? The food eaten by Tanzania’s Hadza tribe could hold the answer. Read More »

Google Rolls Out Tool To Help Diagnose Depression

Now, when you Google “depression,” you’ll be asked if you’re depressed. Read More »

Google Rolls Out Tool To Help Diagnose Depression

Now, when you Google “depression,” you’ll be asked if you’re depressed. Read More »

Men: Taking Vitamins B6 And B12 Could Increase Your Risk Of Lung Cancer

Megadoses might hasten the growth of already-mutated cells, research suggests. Read More »

High Doses of Vitamin B Linked to Lung Cancer Increase

So you looked directly at the sun while trying to watch the solar eclipse. Did you cause damage to your eyes? It’s hard to tell immediately, experts say. Read More »

Study: Benefits of close friendship in high school last for years

In a world of social networking, the types of friendships that today’s teens form can affect their mental and emotional health for years to come. Read More »

$417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson’s Baby Powder to Cancer

A Los Angeles jury voted the damages for a medical receptionist who developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s talc for decades. Read More »

Another Round Of Delco Mosquito Spraying On The Way

The fifth round of anti-mosquito spraying is set to take place Thursday evening. Read More »