Posted on · As parents of newborns have been following pediatric recommendations of putting their babies to sleep on their backs to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, there has been a steep rise in babies with misshapen skulls.
Posted on · In October, 44 women graduated from a intensive two-year program. But they didn't go through the course to get a degree or a chance at a new career. The program taught the women how to be better mothers.
Posted on · Whoever wins this presidential election will have a lot of big decisions to make within their first year in office.
Posted on · Organizers say the goal is to dispose of drugs safely and to keep them out of the hands of kids.
Posted on · But they'll have to wait a while. The portion of the $394 million Congress allocated to help pregnant women find out more quickly if they have Zika isn't expected to get to strained labs until 2017.
Posted on · Blue Marble Health explains how even industrialized nations are economically harmed by parasites, worms and other debilitating “diseases of poverty.”
Posted on · Most people associate the human papilloma virus (HPV) with cervical cancer. But HPV causes a number of cancers, including a type of throat cancer that is surging in men.
Posted on · U.S. regulators approved a vaccine to protect against the human papilloma virus (HPV) in 2006, but cancer experts say misconceptions and stigma continue to hamper acceptance by both doctors and parents.
Posted on · One expert worries that a breakdown in form can lead to serious injury. Devotees say that you just need to keep "an open mind."
Posted on · Like many states, Texas faces shortages of doctors and other health workers. A conference at the Texas Medical Center explored the research behind several possible solutions, such as “grand-aides” and dental therapists.
Posted on · Gay Nord returns to her hometown of Houston from San Antonio, where she was president and CEO of Methodist Hospital.
Posted on · NASA says it's simulating a splashdown of its Orion spacecraft in Virginia, this time with crash test dummies, as it prepares to eventually send humans to Mars.
Posted on · NASA measures the thickness and extent of sea ice covering the North Pole to track climate change. A sea ice researcher for NASA talks about what is happening to the ice in 2016, and what the future holds for the Arctic region.
Posted on · Some of the nation’s biggest insurance companies are pulling out of the Texas market for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Did they price themselves out of the market?
Posted on · A Houston lawmaker called for an investigation Monday of the contracting process for the “Healthy Texas Women” program, a state fund that helps low-income women access birth control and reproductive health care.