According to a 2016 Harris Poll commissioned by the Vegetarian Resource Group, about eight million U.S. adults are vegan or vegetarian. Read more
China's rural residents become "cancer refugees" in the big cities due to lack of quality diagnosis and treatment in their regions; one US-… Read more
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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received reports of 127 patients under investigation for acute flaccid myelitis this year. Of these, 62 have been confirmed by the CDC, and the remainder continue to be investigated, said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the agency's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. noting that the confirmed cases are in 22 states. Read more
Nearly three-quarters of voters say that health care is the most important issue for them, but fewer than half are hearing much from candidates about it, according to a poll released by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Read more
John Cox, California’s Republican candidate for governor, contends that policies on abortion, health insurance and health care access should be guided by the conservative ideals of free market competition and personal responsibility. He hasn’t offered specific policy positions on health care, except that government should largely stay out of it. Read more
The number of hours you log at work each week can have a significant impact on your health and your longevity — especially if you overwork. Read more
See which states have the highest, and lowest, breast cancer incidence rates. Read more
Most Americans don't get the recommended amount of physical activity, but these 25 places are the worst off. Read more
Q: A friend was recently treated with antibiotics for appendicitis. I thought appendicitis required an operation. A: For more than 100 years, appendicitis was considered an emergency that required immediate surgery to remove the appendix. Read more
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is dry brushing effective for getting rid of cellulite? What about creams with caffeine? Is there anything else that works? Read more
Courtesy of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "It's a wake-up call," said Robert Klapper, M.D., co-director of the Cedars-Sinai Joint Replacement Program. "It's your body whispering rather than shouting at you." Read more