Sexual violence is a social and public health problem in the U.S. The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey says nearly 1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men experienced sexual violence victimization other than rape at some point in their lives.
Sky Frame, a Wendy's employee in Catoosa, Okla., posted video to Facebook that shows a dead mouse and mouse feces inside a bag of burger buns at the restaurant. She says management has not done anything to address a recurring mouse issue.
Disease cases from mosquito, tick and flea bites more than tripled in the U.S. from 2004 to 2016, with tick-borne illness seeing the most dramatic increase. The CDC says many local health departments lack the tools to protect people.
Talking about sex may not be a regular part of your doctor-patient relationship, but it should be. This can be especially true for adolescents and young adults who are disproportionately impacted by sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion introduces the “MyPlate, MyWins” video series that shows how small changes to what you eat and drink add up. Whether at home or on-the-go, MyPlate can help you find a h
In the U.S. boys are more likely to be diagnosed with autism than girls, but not because they suffer more. There’s growing evidence of a social camouflaging effect among girls with autism that might be preventing them from getting diagnosed.
According to the American College of Sports Medicine, occupational, environmental and technological advances have resulted in a workforce that is chair based. You can do all kinds of things without ever having to get up.
Celiac disease is one of the most common genetic conditions in the world, causing varying symptoms and problems, including gastrointestinal issues, bone or joint pain, behavioral changes, fatigue or weakness and infertility.
Health officials urge people to check a biotoxin hotline before harvesting molluscan shellfish like clams, mussels and oysters anywhere in Washington state. A naturally occurring marine biotoxin can cause paralytic shellfish poisoning.
ECMO is a type of cardiopulmonary bypass, in which a machine, similar to that used during open-heart surgery, will take over the function of a patient’s heart and/or lungs when their own organs are too sick to do the work.
More than half million people have died between 2000 and 2015 from opioids. Today, opioid deaths are considered an epidemic. To understand the struggle individuals undergo once addicted to these drugs, we take a closer look at what happens to your
About 1.5 million people in the United States have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to the Arthritis Foundation. Glenna Allbritton of Mount Baker Rheumatolgy talks about the disease and treating it.
One of the leading causes of death in the United States is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and millions who have it likely don’t even know it, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.