Kids Health

Kylie Jenner Already Has Name Ideas for Stormi's Baby Sister

Soon-to-be-billionaire, Kylie Cosmetics mogul and Keeping Up With the Kardashians star Kylie Jenner has been a mom for all of a hot minute. But she’s already thinking about baby names for her next little girl — a baby sis for daughter Stormi, now 8 months old. The baby talk happened during a late-night Snapchat Q&A session with […]

Health Problems

Apple’s smartwatch has a heart monitor now

There will soon be another way to monitor your heart—from your wrist. The Apple Watch 4 that was unveiled Wednesday will include electrocardiogram testing. Often referred to as an EKG or ECG, this is how health care providers check the electrical signals in a patient’s heart. To a layman, these are the squiggly lines across […]

Health News

1 in 4 in U.S. has a disability, CDC reports

(HealthDay)—One in four American adults (61 million people) has a significant physical or mental disability, the federal government reported Thursday. And these disabilities are more prevalent among women, people in the South, and those living in poverty. Researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed 2016 data on six types of disability: […]

Health News

Gender Bias in Medicine Has Far-Reaching Consequences

FRIDAY, July 13, 2018 — Overlooking women in medicine can have far-reaching consequences, according to a perspective piece published in the June 14 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Lisa S. Rotenstein, M.D., M.B.A., from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Anupam B. Jena, M.D., Ph.D., from Harvard Medical School, both in Boston, examined […]