Performance-related pay possibly linked to chronic stress, higher risk of substance abuse, study finds
Researchers in Scotland suggests that employees who work for bonuses or incentives face higher levels of chronic stress due to the pressure to meet performance targets.
Are medical devices at risk from cyberattacks?
According to the FBI, 53% of medical devices are vulnerable to a cyber attack.
What is human metapneumovirus? Doctors explain HMPV symptoms
Human metapneumovirus, or HMPV, spiked this spring, sending young children and seniors to the hospital. Here's what health experts say about what you need to know and should keep an eye out for.
Sick workers linked to 40% of restaurant food poisoning outbreaks, CDC says
Norovirus and salmonella, germs that can cause severe illness, were the most common cause of 800 outbreaks.
Poor eating habits in college can lead to long-term health problems, study suggests
A recent study by researchers from the University of British Columbia has uncovered a concerning connection between poor diet during college years and adverse health outcomes.
Strong leg muscles possibly linked to improved health results after a heart attack, study finds
Researchers tested people who experienced heart attacks and learned that patients with stronger leg muscles displayed better health results compared to those with weaker leg muscles.
Cases of human metapneumovirus spiked this spring, CDC says – what is it?
Most have mild cases of this lesser-known virus, but some may have complications such as bronchitis and pneumonia. Here’s what to know.
Artificial intelligence model to help scientists predict whether breast cancer will spread
Oncologists in the U.K. have developed an AI model to help predict whether aggressive forms of breast cancer will spread based on changes in a patient’s lymph nodes.
MSG myths: Why this food additive gets a bad rap
For more than five decades, MSG has been cast as a food additive that can make you sick, despite repeated studies proving otherwise.
Paxlovid, Pfizer's COVID-19 pill, gets full FDA approval
U.S. health regulators have given full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 pill Paxlovid.
1 in 10 get long COVID after omicron, key symptoms identified, US study finds
A U.S. study suggests 1 in 10 people are getting long COVID after an omicron infection, a lower estimate than earlier in the pandemic.
Paralyzed man regains this 'simple pleasure' thanks to AI 'digital bridge'
A paralyzed man has regained the ability to walk thanks to artificial intelligence-powered implants that re-established communication between the brain and spinal cord, researchers said.
CDC: 2 dead, over 200 patients may be at risk of meningitis after surgeries in Mexico
CDC officials are working with state and local health departments to contact people with possible exposure and urging them to get tested at a medical center.
Ja Morant ‘fine’ after police welfare check for concerning Instagram post
The Memphis Grizzlies star posted several messages and pictures saying “Love ya ma," “Love ya pops" and “You da greatest babygirl love ya," and another post with the word “Bye."
Resident doctors at Elmhurst Hospital reach tentative deal after 3-day strike
The strike by about 160 residents started Monday and was New York City’s first strike by doctors since 1990.
New study reveals what, exactly, in human body odor attracts mosquitoes
What draws mosquitoes to certain people over others? A recent study aimed to investigate this question and found that mosquitoes “consistently, night after night," chose the same human scent.
CDC investigating salmonella outbreak in 6 states linked to cookie dough
At least 18 people have become ill, including two reported hospitalizations, since late February, the CDC said. Here’s what you need to know.
Surgeon general warns social media can have 'profound risk of harm' for kids
Could social media for kids be regulated next, like car seats and baby formula? The U.S. surgeon general is pushing policymakers to consider change in a new report on social media and youth mental health.
More than a quarter of Canadians think homelessness, poverty are reasons for assisted suicide
Half of respondents said those with disabilities should have access to assisted suicide
FDA approves nasal spray to reverse fentanyl, other opioid overdoses
U.S. health regulators on Monday approved a new easy-to-use version of a medication to reverse overdoses caused by fentanyl and other opioids driving the nation’s drug crisis.