5 Reasons Why Your Uti May Lead To A Kidney Infection

The bladder symptoms started just a day ago, but when you get to the doctor, you learn your kidneys are infected, too. Experts say you probably didn’t do anything wrong, you’re just unlucky. Kidney infections occur when bacteria get into the urinary tract and migrate…

Smoking Causes One In 10 Deaths Worldwide, Study Shows

Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide, a new study shows, half of them in just four countries – China, India, the US and Russia. Despite decades of tobacco control policies, population growth has seen an increased number of smokers, it warned. Researchers said mortality…

Brazil Confirms More Yellow Fever Cases; Over 100 Infected

Authorities in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state say three more people have died from yellow fever, adding to an outbreak that has seen more than 100 cases. The vast majority of cases are in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais, where authorities had confirmed 97 cases…

Brazil Investigating Dozens Of Suspected Yellow Fever Cases

Brazilian authorities say they’ve now confirmed 47 cases of yellow fever, and 25 deaths. The Health Ministry also says it’s investigating more than 160 other suspected cases of the mosquito-borne disease. The outbreak is centered in the east-central state of Minas Gerais, whose governor declared…

5 Dental Myths That May Be Hurting Your Health

Research shows that your teeth can speak volumes about your overall health, so it’s important to be informed when it comes to taking care of your mouth. Dr. Manny Alvarez, senior managing health editor for FoxNews.com, recently sat down with Dr. Gerry Curatola, founder of…

French Baby Death Linked To Vitamin Dose

France has acted to suspend the sale of a vitamin D supplement after the death of a newborn baby who suffocated hours after being given it. The 10-day-old baby had been given a dose of Uvesterol D, widely given to French children under the age…

Zika To Weed: 8 Huge Health Stories From 2016

From the elimination of measles in the U.S. to the advance of potential new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, 2016 was a jam-packed year for health news. Zika’s rise and retreat Although the Zika virus was identified in 1947, it erupted onto the world scene in 2015, and…

Hip Pain May Be ‘Hangover From Evolution’

Scientists at the University of Oxford say a hangover from evolution could help explain why humans get so much shoulder, hip and knee pain. And if current trends continue they predict the humans of the future could be at even greater risk. They studied 300…

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