Health News

For overweight children, pairing video games with education is better than gym class

'Active' video games can not only help kids lose weight, they can be more effective than traditional gym classes when paired with counseling about food choices, a new study found.

Monday - 03/17/2014, 06:13pm EDT

Japanese lab investigating its stem cell research

Japanese lab finds 'inappropriate handling' of data in stem cell research paper

Monday - 03/17/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Md. nonprofit serving disabled reports data breach

Nonprofit group serving Md. developmentally disabled reports theft of personal info

Monday - 03/17/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Yoga by Numbers works to bring poses to the people

Yoga by Numbers uses graphic mat to help bring poses to the people; used as adaptive tool

Monday - 03/17/2014, 03:19pm EDT

Marijuana study in veterans wins federal backing

Long-delayed study of marijuana for traumatized veterans gets federal approval

Monday - 03/17/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Md. House passes medical marijuana bill

Maryland House approves bill to try to make medical marijuana law effective

Monday - 03/17/2014, 02:55pm EDT

Bethesda boy plans catch-a-thon to raise research funds for grandfather's disease

On Sunday in Potomac, a 12-year-old boy, his friends, siblings and others will gather for a three-hour catch-a-thon to raise money for care and research into the disease that has severely affected his grandfather.

Monday - 03/17/2014, 02:30pm EDT

Enterovirus: A polio-like virus found in California

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Monday - 03/17/2014, 10:35am EDT


Accute Compartment Symptom: What is it?

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Monday - 03/17/2014, 10:33am EDT


Myanmar opium fight failing; soldiers shooting up

Soldiers, police inject drugs openly in rural Myanmar; stark sign of nation losing opium fight

Monday - 03/17/2014, 09:26am EDT

Michelle Obama: Cooking at home has its advantages

Michelle Obama wants to help more people cook at home, says it saves money, is healthy option

Monday - 03/17/2014, 04:36am EDT

Newtown struggles to meet mental health demand

After Sandy Hook massacre, Newtown struggles to keep up with demand for mental health services

Monday - 03/17/2014, 01:00am EDT

Hall of Famer Schmidt recovering from skin cancer

Mike Schmidt recovering from skin cancer; Hall of Famer will be part of Phillies' TV crew

Sunday - 03/16/2014, 10:06pm EDT

14 die in Russia of suspected methanol poisoning

14 die from drinking counterfeit alcohol in village in Russia's Far East; 1 man detained

Sunday - 03/16/2014, 03:58pm EDT

Former Boston Mayor Menino has advanced cancer

Newspaper: Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has advanced cancer discovered in February

Sunday - 03/16/2014, 11:10am EDT

Congress heeds dying Va. girl's call on research

Two weeks before she died from brain cancer last October, tiny 10-year-old Gabriella Miller of Leesburg, Va., delivered a message on YouTube to Congress: "Stop talking and start doing."

Sunday - 03/16/2014, 10:47am EDT

Senegal law bans smoking in public

Senegal law bans smoking in public, tobacco advertising

Sunday - 03/16/2014, 10:20am EDT

Obama says health care program stable

House GOP holds 51st anti-Obamacare vote as president declares health care program stable

Sunday - 03/16/2014, 07:50am EDT

Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Anne Arundel

Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Anne Arundel County

Saturday - 03/15/2014, 05:47pm EDT

Malnutrition grows among Syrian refugee children

Malnutrition grows among Syrian children as poverty, lack of heath care take toll

Saturday - 03/15/2014, 09:43am EDT
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