Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 4, 2012 According to a new study out in the U.K., there is a correlation between intelligence levels and the likelihood that someone will end up on long-term sick leave.
Apr 4, 2012 A panel of doctors is recommending that physicians and patients think twice before performing several common medical tests.
Mar 30, 2012 Despite pressure to show uses ads and make hay from their personal data, CaringBridge refuses. They're a special case, but are there lessons here for other social networks?
Mar 28, 2012 New information from the Centers for Disease Control reveals that more than quarter of the U.S. population say they're not getting enough shuteye. The issue has consequences on our economy and health.
Mar 27, 2012 Doctor and commentator John Schumann says it's a medical urban legend.
Mar 22, 2012 Starting Monday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the constitutionality of the health care law, including a mandate that all Americans carry health insurance.
Mar 21, 2012 New numbers out today show that the soda sales slump that has been going on for years continued to speed up in 2011, with consumers buying more healthy beverages in its place.
Mar 22, 2012 Publishing in the British Medical Journal, researchers looked at four studies covering 350,000 people in Asia and the West.
Mar 14, 2012 In this election year, commentator Emma Williams fears the health care program for seniors and the disabled will become a political football.
Mar 12, 2012 A new study that predicts that Americans could be spending $25 billion a year by the end of this decade on genetics testing. It's believed that the prospect of being able to sequence whole genomes at an affordable cost now is really a gamechanger.