SUNDAY, March 18, 2018 -- Frolicking in the sea may torpedo your health, new research suggests.
It found a twofold increased risk for general ear problems, a 77 percent increased risk for earaches and a 29 percent increased risk for diarrhea and other gastrointestinal illnesses among people who swam in the sea.
SATURDAY, March 17, 2018 -- With spring allergy season just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about how to deal with your symptoms, experts say.
"Bottom line, very few people suffer from the same allergies or symptoms," Dr. Bradley Chipps, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), said in a news release from the organization.
FRIDAY, March 16, 2018 -- The quality of abortion services in the United States can hinge on where a woman lives, a new report shows.
The report from The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine found that while legal abortions in the United States are considered safe, many states have rules that limit a woman's access to a safe and effective abortion.
FRIDAY, March 16, 2018 -- Thinking about a vasectomy? Now -- as March Madness begins -- might be just the time for the procedure.
The NCAA basketball tournament and other major "sporting events are a popular time for men to schedule a vasectomy because we advise them to take it easy for two to three days after the procedure," Dr. Jim Dupree, an assistant professor of urology at the University of Michigan, said in a school news release.
FRIDAY, March 16, 2018 -- Do you feel like you're stuck in second gear when it comes to exercise? Maybe you just don't experience the initial thrill of getting in shape anymore. Just as with dieting, it's possible to hit a fitness plateau.