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Chase Henderson, five, from Highland, California, had been taking topical steroid creams to treat his eczema for two years. He stopped taking them after his mother found out about steroid addiction.
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Doctors in the Netherlands are taking a novel approach to treat cystic fibrosis: They're growing miniature organs for every patient in the country.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's second most populous state has proposed passing laws to lock in a renewable power target of 40 percent by 2025, looking to spur investment in solar and wind farms even a
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, slammed into Hong Kong on Wednesday lashing the Asian financial hub with destructive winds and waves which uprooted trees, flooded stre
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's second most populous state has proposed passing laws to lock in a renewable power target of 40 percent by 2025, looking to spur investment in electricity sources such as
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong braced for Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm on Wednesday, with hundreds of flights canceled, trading in financial markets suspended and schools and most busine
AP-NORC poll: Few older Hispanics are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs.
Three new products to put on your shopping list.
Playing contact sports like football or ice hockey can alter the structure and function of the brain, Canadian researchers report.
Men, and especially male smokers, appear to be more likely to develop lung cancer if they take high doses of vitamins B6 and B12, new research suggests.
Are new medicines for people with out-of-control cholesterol wildly overpriced? It's a question that's sparking debate among consumers and providers of care.
(Reuters) - Eye doctors who had braced themselves for at least a few patients after a dazzling solar eclipse swept the United States cautiously exhaled on Tuesday, with some hospitals reporting zero c
Swabs of vaginal bacteria, which some say helps the immune system, may be doing more harm than good.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong braced for severe tropical storm Hato on Wednesday with hundreds of flights and other transport services canceled, and schools and most businesses in the financial hub
US researchers analyzed data from an Australian study of more than 3,400 children whose mothers answered surveys when the children were nine months old and again when they were two.
Experts warn the study by the University of Bristol underlines how rising obesity rates among teenagers could have devastating implications for the digestive health of future generations.
The rate of pregnancy-related deaths in the U.S. has been rising since 1987.
(Reuters Health) - People who decide to tackle their cancer using only unconventional methods are likely to die sooner than patients who opt for conventional treatments, according to a new study.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Oil and gas producers from Mexico to Louisiana are gearing up for heavy rains and winds this week as remnants of a tropical storm circulating over Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula threat
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - - Inconsistent childcare arrangements can affect toddlers’ sleep at night, a new study suggests.
A recent survey conducted by the American Gastroenterological Association shows that 16 percent of Americans and one third of people over 60 experience chronic constipation.
(Reuters Health) - Voters in counties where life expectancy has stagnated and declined in recent years were more likely to abandon the Democratic Party to help elect U.S. President Donald Trump, a new
Kate Upton and Detroit Tigers wives worked out with a Marine fitness instructor to promote Marines Week Detroit             
(Reuters) - Energy Transfer Partners LP on Tuesday sued Greenpeace and other environmental groups, accusing them of launching an "eco-terrorism" campaign aimed at blocking the Dakota Access Pipeline,
Coldplay singer Chris Martin surprised a fan, Heidi Hernandez - who is in desperate need of a liver transplant - on Saturday. Hernandez said Coldplay's music kept her from being depressed.
More kids and teens are likely to be diagnosed and treated for high blood pressure with of new guidelines released Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Experts from Iowa State University started musical therapy classes for people with Parkinson's disease. Singing helped improve ability to swallow, which is a leading cause of death for people with t
The state is seeking interested Michiganians to take part in medical marijuana rule work groups             
Teens with close friendships experienced mental benefits short and long term.
A team from Brock University is predicting an outbreak of the West Nile virus that could hit more than 300 human cases in the next two weeks.
A new medical-diagnostic device made out of paper detects biomarkers and identifies diseases by performing electrochemical analyses -- powered only by the user's touch -- and reads out the color-coded
Millions across America watched the total or partial solar eclipse on Monday, but not everyone heeded eye-safety advice.
At the overdose prevention site in Moss Park, harm reduction workers will soon have another tool to help drug users avoid fatal overdoses — test stri
Through their pattern of firing, neurons influence the behavior of the cells that upon maturation will provide insulation of neuronal axons, according to a new study. The findings suggest the existenc
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Regulators approving new gas pipelines must try to analyze their potential to increase greenhouse gas emissions before giving them the go-ahead, an appeals court ruled on Tuesday,

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