March 12, 2014
Scientists Spot New Obesity Gene
Scientists who identified a gene that appears to be strongly linked with obesity say their discovery could help efforts to find drug treatments for obesity and diabetes.
FDA Experts Debate Timing of Pap Test
The Pap test has been a routine gynecological procedure for generations of American women. But on Wednesday, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel is considering whether to delay the Pap test and use an HPV test as a first step in cervical cancer screening.
Health Tip: Preparing for a Tornado
If you live in an area that's prone to
tornadoes, experts say you should devise a plan and create an
emergency kit before the first sounding of the warning sirens.