Doctors spar over cholesterol screening in kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HEALTH.USNEWS) — Researchers are debating the merits of recent guidelines that recommend all children aged 9 through 11 be screened for high cholesterol levels, along with certain groups more…

1 in 13 pregnant women drinks alcohol

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — Older and more educated women are more likely to drink alcohol during pregnancy, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published Friday. more…

Movies' sex scenes impact teens' sexual behavior

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HealthDay News) Sex scenes in movies influence teens' sexual behavior, new research suggests. In the study, U.S. researchers analyzed the sexual content of hundreds of top-grossing movies released more…

Doctors race to save boy with massive tumor

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Daily News) A 9-year-old boy with a massive tumor was whisked from a dangerous neighborhood in Mexico in an armored vehicle by U.S. agents and taken more…

Lawmaker to put 'teeth' in anti-Obamacare bill

by Drew Zahn -- [caption id="attachment_230875" align="alignright" width="250" caption="Oklahoma State Rep. Mike Ritze"][/caption] If one Oklahoma lawmaker gets his way, any federal agent who comes to the Sooner state trying to enforce more…

Government death panels already here?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The third highest cause of death in America is "iatrogenic" – induced in a patient by a physician. A new study proves that aggressive radiation cancer treatments create more…