A new study says consumption of sugary drinks, such as soda, may be associated with more than 184,000 worldwide adult deaths per year. The findings were published in the journal Circulation. Learn more
Women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may have a 60 percent increased risk for heart attack or stroke compared to women without PTSD. While PTSD is most often associated with men during military service, PTSD can also affect people after sexual abuse, natural disasters or assault. Learn more
The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm.
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President Harry S. Truman signs landmark legislation that marks a significant change in how America deals with mental health conditions. The shift in thinking was largely precipitated by World War II, when military psychiatrists discovered how many of the soldiers they treated actually had serious psychological conditions before they went to war. Get the full story.