New Study: Spouses Can Boost Early Detection For Melanoma PatientsThere's an extra bonus to marriage for melanoma patients: New research says they tend to be diagnosed in earlier more treatable stages than patients who are unmarried, widowed or divorced.
Experts Say Showering Too Much May Do More Harm Than GoodAccording to multiple reports, excessive showering is actually doing damage to the skin and the body's ability to heal itself.
One In 8 People Have Cocaine On Their Hands, Study FindsResearchers at the University of Surrey discovered that 13 percent of drug-free individuals had illegal drugs mixed in with their fingerprints.
'Sweet Tooth' Gene Linked To Having Less Body Fat, Study FindsA new study has found that people with a specific gene which makes them crave sugary treats actually have less body fat than others.
Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
Scientists Say They Have Fixed The Gene Linked To Alzheimer's DiseaseScientists found that apoE4 is only slightly different from the gene apoE3 however, the protein it produces within the body is much more damaging to human brain cells.
University Of Chicago Gets Final Approval For New Trauma Center, To Open May 1The Illinois Department of Public Health has given the university final approval for the trauma center at its new emergency room, which opened in December.
FDA Worried Parkinson's Drug Was Risky; Now Reports Of Deaths Spark ConcernTwo years ago, Brendan Tyne pleaded with the Food and Drug Administration to approve a drug that he was hopeful could finally bring his mother some peace.
Spring Clean Your DietThe first thing people need to do is look in their kitchen and get rid of sugary items.
Synthetic Marijuana Linked To 22-Year-Old Man's Death In Cook CountyA 22-year-old man who died at Advocate Christ Medical Center on March 28 suffered excessive internal bleeding, and had a rat poison in his system that previously has been linked to synthetic marijuana use in dozens of other non-fatal cases of severe bleeding.
Second Wave Of Flu Hits Chicago AreaA second wave of flu is hitting the area, and the culprit is ineffective flu shots, doctors say.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.