“Reading books is helping you keep your brain sharp, which is helping you live longer,” explained Avni Bavishi, a master's degree candidate at Yale University's School of Public Health who led the study published recently in Social Science and Medicine.
Nishant Singh, a sophomore at North Carolina State University, observed the treatment process at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in Chapel Hill to determine the most cost-effective way for the hospital to increase its treatment capacity.
Her day job is director of community health at St. Luke's Health System's West Region in Idaho. But cyclist Kristin Armstrong won a place in Olympic history in Rio, joining speedskater Bonnie Blair as the only American women to win three gold medals in the same event at any Olympics, grabbing her...
GE Healthcare, an official sponsor of the games, provided medical equipment to this year's event along with a key piece of healthcare IT—its Centricity Practice Solution EHR and practice-management system. It was the first time all athletes at the Olympics had their health records managed on...
Phelps told reporters he has used the ancient Chinese technique called cupping for years before meets.
Self-driving cars have gotten a mixed reception, but one Missouri man says his Tesla Model X’s autopilot came to his rescue in a medical emergency.
RxArt's simple mission is to help children heal through the power of art by taking their mind off their surroundings, even for just a little while.
A recent survey found that 19% of medical workers said that their jobs “have a bad impact on their overall health,” putting them fourth behind workers in retail, construction and outdoor work, factories and manufacturing.
A Michigan children's hospital is dispensing a new kind of medicine—Pokémon style.
Medical technology has already brought us snake robots and nanobots for surgery. The next bot on the list? An origami robot with a biodegradable frame that you swallow in an ice cube.
The Tree House Humane Society's Cats at Work Project matches feral felines with Chicagoans overrun with rats. The businesses and residents who sign up for the program get a team of spayed, neutered and vaccinated rodent killers in exchange for $600 and a commitment to feed the felines twice a day.
The wave of “Pokémon Go” mania that has gripped the nation since the mobile app was released July 6 has inspired some to claim the game can improve mental health and get Americans exercising.