Dietary supplements are a multibillion-dollar industry in the United States, and both vitamin D and fish oil have been hyped as preventive cures for a host of medical ailments.
The staff at Sanford Bemidji were so pleased with the First Steps results that they worked to make the program available to other rural hospitals.
Fortunately, corporal punishment is losing favor among parents in the United States.
Teachers and school administrators are on the front lines of this crisis, but often aren’t given the tools to help.
Researchers decided to investigate Goop’s claim that jade eggs were used in ancient China. They found no evidence for the claim.
People who had the surgery were 67 percent less likely to die from any cause during the five years after their surgery, the study found.
In 1888, Dr. Gerhard Armauer Hansen, a Norwegian physician, arrived in St. Paul to study leprosy because of the high number of Norwegian immigrants in the state.
These startling findings underscore the widespread lack of scientific literacy among Americans.
Only one in three African-Americans who need mental health care receives it, according to the American Psychiatric Association.
Researchers found that the incidence of heart attack was higher on days with lower air temperature, lower atmospheric air pressure, higher wind velocity and fewer hours of sunshine.
Getting people to eat more fruits and vegetables has long been a major goal of health officials.
This study is one of the first to look at how children under 10 perceive experiences of discrimination and how those perceptions affect their development over time.
The researchers recommend that residential neighborhoods take specific measures on Halloween to lower the risk of pedestrian injuries.
Higher levels of cortisol were also associated with less volume in certain areas of the brain. Cortisol’s production in the body increases in response to stress.
“This struggle was very hard for me,” Diggins said. “It made me feel awesome to be able to overcome my eating disorder and succeed as an athlete.”
All three parts of “The Experiments” will be shown Monday, Oct. 29, at the U’s Coffman Memorial Union Theater. The documentary’s director, Bosse Lindquist, will be on hand for a discussion following the showing.
In Minnesota, 10.4 percent of young people aged 10 to 17 are obese, well below the national average of 15.8 percent, a new survey finds.
Such campaigns are being increasing used to raise money for bogus treatments that offer no benefit to the patient — and may actually do harm.
The misconceptions include beliefs that the greatest danger is to people living in urban areas and that that they themselves are not personally at risk.
Researchers at McGill University in Canada analyzed global data collected on more than 400,000 adolescents (aged 13 to 17) in 88 countries.