As more and more states’ Medicaid programs cut coverage for circumcision, researchers take a look at the potential fallout
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Burnout and poor work-life balance are a bigger problem for doctors than other professions
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Johnson & Johnson announced plans this week to remove a laundry list of potentially harmful chemicals, including formaldehyde, from its personal care products by 2015. It’s the first such move by a major manufacturer of consumer …
Nearly half of all men and more than 1 in 10 women use tobacco in many developing countries, and women are starting to smoke at earlier ages, according to the largest survey to date on international tobacco use.
Aside from condoms and a vasectomy, there aren’t any reliable methods of birth control for men. But researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Baylor College of Medicine report in Friday’s edition of the journal Cell that an …
A new study suggests that eating three whole eggs a week can thicken the arteries as much as smoking. Some heart experts say not so fast
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A new study questions the safety of triclosan, a common chemical in antibacterial products like soap, toothpaste and mouthwash
Need an excuse to treat yourself to dessert? A daily dose of chocolate or cocoa powder could help lower blood pressure, say the authors of a new systematic review by the Cochrane Library.
To the joy of chocoholics everywhere, a team of chemists at the University of Warwick in Britain have created chocolate with all the smooth creaminess you’re used to, but only half the fat. The secret behind the new and improved …
If you can’t get face-to-face counseling for weight loss, will a computer-based program do? An independent review of previous research by the Cochrane Library suggests that it’s a useful second choice.