If you want to be around healthy people, don’t move to Mississippi. According to a new poll from Gallup-Healthways, it continues to hold the title of the most obese state in the country. On the thin end of the poll is Hawaii, which has been determined to be the “skinniest" state. Learn more
According to new research from Clemson University, blood tests may one day be a thing of the past. Newly developed urine tests promise to be faster and cheaper than current tests, and, more importantly, are able to diagnose early signs of heart disease, sleeping sickness, and organ problems. Learn more
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After researching a drug for two years, Ernst Chain and Howard Florey, two scientists at the University of Oxford in England, finally try it on a group of mice that had been given lethal doses of bacteria. The mice stay healthy. It appears the researchers have made a huge breakthrough in treating infections. But they know that soon they'll need to test it on humans, Get the full story.