You may feel young at heart, but with apologies to Frank Sinatra, that’s probably a fairy tale. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the average American man has a heart that’s 7.8 years “older” than his chronological age; for women, the comparable “heart age” is...
Congratulations, America – you’re kicking the habit.
A drought can make a hot day hotter, while a heat wave can make dry conditions even drier. Now scientists are making the case that heat waves and droughts have become more likely to overlap throughout most of the United States.
Federal health authorities give American schools good grades for improving the nutritional quality of food served in their cafeterias — but there's still room for improvement, they said.
The pager goes off at 2 a.m., alerting the on-call surgeon that a patient needs immediate care. The situation is resolved a few hours later, and she’s able to get a little more shut-eye before her regularly scheduled patients are wheeled into the operating room.
Colorectal cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, and researchers say they have found a way to reduce one’s risk of it by up to 45% – by taking aspirin, Advil, Motrin, Aleve or certain other painkillers.
The political turmoil in the Middle East is so dramatic that scientists say they can see it from space.
A man stroked the inner thighs and genitals of a woman who lay unconscious on a table. “I bet she's enjoying this,” he said with a wink and a laugh.