June 7, 2017 RSS feed / Health

Study: Treating sepsis aggressively save lives

WASHINGTON  Minutes matter when it comes to treating sepsis, the killer condition that most Americans probably have never heard of, and new research shows it’s time they learn.  Sepsis is the body’s outof control reaction to an More...

Gun-rights group fears regulation from unlikely place: Hearing aids

A proposal designed to make hearing aids more affordable has generated resistance from an unlikely quarter: a gun rights group.  Gun Owners of America is organizing opposition against the bill, because it believes the measure would change the wa More...

Swallowing pills just got much easier

DR. ROACH WRITES: A while back, I asked readers for suggestions on swallowing pills, and I got many helpful answers. I particularly liked this pharmacist’s advice, since it combines physics and common sense:  More...

As patients turn to crowdfunding, concerns emerging about privacy

Facebook recently announced that it is getting more involved in the personal crowdfunding business. More...