Itís not just your mom whoís suspicious of body art: Families of patients in intensive care units said that physicians who donít display piercings or tattoos make a better first impression, according to survey results.
Source: JAMA Internal Medicine
When a brother or sister dies -- especially from a heart attack -- the risk of a surviving sibling also dying from a heart attack increases sharply in the following years, a large new study from Sweden suggests.
Source: Journal of the American Heart Association
Study found people taking newer drugs were 44 percent less likely to be hospitalized with the condition.
Source: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
Nearly 2/3 of Americans age 70 and older have experienced mild to severe hearing loss, and yet only 1/5 use hearing aids.
Source: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
No one is certain why food allergies are on the rise. By now nearly 15 million Americans have a food allergy, ranging from moderate to severe. One of every 13 children has one.
Source: Stanford Alliance For Food Allergy Research