The teen pregnancy rate in the United States has hit a historic low. A new report by the National Center for Health Statistics finds the number of teen pregnancies dropping 40 percent between 1990 and 2008.
Bariatric surgery is considered to be the most effective and durable treatment for severe obesity, but a new study finds a high prevalence of alcohol abuse among bariatric surgery patients, especially in the second year after surgery.
Many people prepare for the summer sun by hitting a tanning bed, so they can hit the beach with a little color. One reason to avoid them altogether is obviously skin cancer, but there are some lesser known reasons to skip the bed.