Hospitals around the country have started offering deeply discounted CT scans for smokers worried about lung cancer.Their pitches point to recent findings that screening current or former heavy smokers with CT scans before they show symptoms of lung cancer could modestly reduce their risk of dying f
Our colleague over at NPR's foreign desk, Corey Flintoff, filed this radio piece for today's Morning Edition on a rich tradition in India of making and chewing spice and nut packets wrapped in betel leaves called paan.
It's been another tough week for food safety.Another 30 people nationwide, including one who later died, were infected with the antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella tied to ground turkey processed and later recalled by food giant Cargill.
People with knee arthritis are doing a lousy job of getting exercise, according to a new study. That's not a huge surprise. Who wants to run with aching knees? It's human nature to want to coddle aches, not exercise them.But exercise is actually good medicine for osteoarthritis.
Seventy-seven people have gotten sick and one has died in a salmonella outbreak that's appears to be caused by tainted ground turkey, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.And the bacterial strain investigators are closing in on — Salmonella Heidelberg — is potentially quite