Got a worrisome rash? You can still see a doctor if you can’t leave home during the coronavirus outbreak. U.S. public health officials, hospitals and insurance companies are pushing people to try telemedicine.
Autism has grown slightly more common in the U.S., but a gap in diagnosis of white and black kids has disappeared, according to a government report released March 26.
Scientists say they have used the gene editing tool CRISPR inside someone’s body for the first time, a new frontier for efforts to operate on DNA, the chemical code of life, to treat diseases.
As more Americans turn to surgery to lose weight, more of them are also returning for a second operation because the first isn’t working.
With everyone concerned about the coronavirus and many details still unknown, the recent Walk with a Doc event hosted by AdventHealth at the Central Texas College gym spent this month’s session focused on informing the public of what is known about the virus.
People are more likely to buy things when prices end in 99 cents rather than rounded up to the next dollar, or cars with mileage under 1,000 instead of past that mark. Now researchers say something similar might be happening with age perception and heart surgery.
Long-delayed rules that will more broadly share scarce donated livers went into effect Feb. 4, to the dismay of some hospitals in Tennessee, Kansas and other states that fear their patients may lose out.
The Area Agency on Aging of Central Texas has scheduled evidence based classes over the next four months, covering a variety of topics in an assortment of locations.
The first treatment for peanut allergies is about to hit the market, a big step toward better care for all kinds of food allergies — but still a long way from a cure.
It has been 14 years since Dr. Brian Gary finished his training and now he has brought that expertise back to his hometown of Montgomery, Ala.
Most parents are aware of the pervasive rates of teen anxiety and depression. Rollercoaster emotions are often a hallmark of the teen years. This may mask detection of depression.
Starting the year with noble goals for eating well is a modern rite of passage. But it’s just as common to ditch those grand plans within a few weeks.