Health in Bronx, NY

Although the U.S. opioid epidemic dates back more than a decade, only 6 percent of treatment centers in 2016 offered the three medications approved to treat opioid addiction, new research reveals.

Living to the ripe old age of 90 may depend on your body size -- both height and weight -- as well as your level of physical activity, and seems to influence a woman's lifespan more than it does a man's, according to a new study published Monday in the medical journal BMJ
The study found women who lived to 90 were, on average, taller and had put on less weight since the age of 20 as compared to women who were shorter…

Thousands of bags of frozen chicken nuggets are being recalled because they may contain a not-so-tasty ingredient: Wood pieces.

Wearing shorts through the winter has become a trend among young boys and teenage boys. Want to know why? We explain.

Your central nervous system consists of your brain and your spinal cord, while your peripheral nervous system connects these to the rest of your body. Peripheral neuropathy occurs when your peripheral nervous system malfunctions, causing weakness, numbness, feelings of "pins and needles,"

That persistent tickle in your throat doesn't usually mean you're still sick. Here’s why cold symptoms can stick around after our bodies have fought off the illness.

Onset diabetes linked to increased hospitalization for mental illness.

As the United States battles an epidemic of opioid abuse, people living in rural areas have nearly two times the odds of being prescribed the painkillers when compared to their urban peers.

New Mayo Clinic study shows that mindfulness can help reduce menopausal symptoms of anxiety, irritability, and depression.

Sonia described Brain Management Training as a "fantastic journey." She not only strengthened her physical and energy bodies, but she had deep spiritual mome...

Pratt & Whitney has put $85 million into its Singapore maintenance facility that services the PW1000 engine. This month, the engine received its European Aviation Safety Agency and Singapore certification.

Becker's Healthcare named the following organizations to the 2018 edition of its list '100 hospitals and health systems with great neurosurgery and spine programs. '

Many doctors may worry about giving their hospital patients a flu shot, but a new study suggests they can relax.

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Lab results show improved biomarkers and reflex tests confirm less insomnia after acupuncture.

HIV/AIDS has been around since the 80s. At the beginning of the AIDS crisis, there was a lot of myths concerning the disease and its modes of transmission. Today things have changed. While people still can be stigmatized regarding the disease, it has become more acceptable as people have gained knowledge about through the experience …

NEW YORK—Oculogica Inc., which develops algorithm-based neuro-diagnostic tools, said last week the FDA granted its De Novo request for the commercialization of EyeBox, the first non-invasive, baseline-free tool to aid in the diagnosis of concussion, according to the company’s announcement. FDA issued the approval Dec. 28, the announcement stated. Oculogica plans to market the device for use in pediatrics ages 5 and older, and adults up…