Now, new technology makes the process much faster and much less painful.
USA Today reviewed government records and medical databases. Their review found that doctors are absolutely performing surgeries when they don’t need to perform them.
Based on that criteria, Alabama ranks fifth in the nation for smoker-friendly states.
A new study shows that a person’s ability to clear sugar from the blood stream improved greatly after three nights of at least 10 hours of sleep.
Taking only two pills a week, instead of the previously recommended dosage of one pill every day, may be just as helpful.
According to the CDC, a graphic and controversial anti-smoking campaign could be part of the reason smokers are quitting.
The Seattle-based coffee chain will begin posting calorie counts on menu boards for drinks and pastries.
June is Men’s Health Month and Dr. Josh joined Wake Up Alabama to talk about dieting for men.
UAB Psychologist Dr. Josh Klapow offers some advice.
After a bite from the lone star tick, a simple bite of red meat brings about the illness.
The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood have filed suit in federal court challenging a new Alabama law placing stricter regulations on abortion clinics.
CBS 42′s Melissa Crabtree talks to a breast cancer survivor who is encouraging as many people as possible to get involved in a National cancer study that’s kicking off soon.
The drug, called Belviq, was approved by the FDA in 2012.
Breastfeeding is great for moms and babies.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)– Here are today’s top medical stories from our partners at Ivanhoe Communications.
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Two women are so convinced that America’s obsession with plastic is hurting the environment that they made a documentary.
CORDOVA, Ala. (WIAT) – There’s a new development in the battle over strip mining near a source of drinking water in Walker County. You… More »
Brazil’s health ministry has removed a web page proclaiming “I am happy being a prostitute.”