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The doctors pulled 21 slugs out of Alvarez's body, which the NY Daily News got someone to tell them must be some kind of record.
Hitting the gym every day might do little to decrease your risk of death if you spend the rest of your time sitting down, a new study suggests.
The condition appears out of nowhere and used to be fairly rare, caused by a single type of strep bacteria. But now, drug-resistant superbugs like MRSA can make "flesh-eating" toxins that attack diabetics, obese people, cancer patients and others with weak immune systems.
The new drug could be the most promising painkiller since morphine was introduced.
Safe sex message doesn't apply only to teens.
TOP THREE PLACES AT YOUR LOCAL "Y" OR GYM THAT ARE THE GERMIEST:\r\nThey are the shower, mats, and exercise machines, especially things that have handles. For example, in the shower you can catch athlete's foot if you don't wear shower shoes. On the yoga mats, you can get Folliculitis....
After receiving an eviction notice, Franny Gray, a 75-year-old hoarder, tries to clean up her home with help from the housing authority in Framingham, Massachusetts.
Device from MIT’s Spectroscopy Lab could help diabetic patients monitor their blood glucose levels without finger pricks.
Smokers trying to quit the habit can reduce their cravings with the right kind of thinking about the consequences of their addiction, U.S. researchers say.\r\n
Hunger is on the rise in America despite decades of government programs and private outreach. According to the most recent figures. which are almost two years old. we need so much more than measurement. We need smarter, more collaborative data collection. And, we need to couple that data with creative, compelling infographics that spur innovation
Eggs can be good for three to five weeks after their expiration date. Cereal can last a year longer. Toothpaste? Almost to infinity and beyond, say food safety experts. A new study estimates U.S. consumers unnecessarily discard billions of dollars of food a year.
Allison John, 32, made medical history in 2006 after she received her fourth organ transplant -- a kidney from her father, 61-year-old David John, to add to her previous heart, lung and liver transplants.But despite a life plagued by illness and frequent hospital visits, she has now signed on to a lifetime working the wards as a doctor, herself.
The diet industry might seem like a modern invention but the slimming craze can be traced back to your great-grandmother's day.
Shoe companies that sell "toning shoes" -- a fancy sneaker with an unstable sole -- say that toning shoes can sculpt your legs and reduce the girth of your backside while you walk. But at least two new studies from the American Council on Exercise suggest the claims are untrue.
TheraSkin is a graft made of real skin that stimulates your body to heal itself. TheraGauze is a covering that regulates the moisture within a wound. When TheraGauze is used to cover TheraSkin, the two products work together to speed healing of diabetic foot ulcers and other wounds that have trouble healing.
Some pro-choice groups - and an HBO documentary - have raised questions about the tactics crisis pregancy centers use in pursuit of an antiabortion agenda