(HealthDay)—A federal task force is poised to advise doctors to regularly screen all sexually active American women and girls up to age 24 for the sexually transmitted diseases chlamydia and gonorrhea, which often don't ...
(HealthDay)—Most surgeons admit wrong-level localization during spinal surgery during their career, according to a study published in the May 1 issue of The Spine Journal.
(HealthDay)—An initial visit for screening and provision of reproductive preventive health care services is recommended between the ages of 13 to 15 years, according to a Committee Opinion published in the May issue of ...
(HealthDay)—Children may require different treatment than adults after exposure to anthrax, says a new report from leading U.S. pediatricians and health officials.
(HealthDay)—What many parents of children with autism have long suspected—that autism and gastrointestinal complaints often go together—is now supported by a new study.
New research looking at the success of clinical trials of stem cell therapy shows that trials appear to be more successful in studies where there are more discrepancies in the trial data.
(HealthDay)—Certain training methods can greatly reduce young athletes' risk of serious and potentially debilitating knee injuries, a new report says.
(HealthDay)—High-deductible health plans (HDHPs) are an increasingly popular way to reduce health care expenditures, but may be particularly inappropriate for children, according to an American Association of Pediatrics ...
(HealthDay)—Dehydration may increase football players' risk for concussion, but it's unclear if playing in hot weather does, a new study finds.
The hunt for a health plan that would cover a particular drug or a favorite doctor proved frustrating for consumers navigating the new insurance exchanges.