DEARBORN — Six Gulf Community Council (GCC) countries—Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, the UAE and Oman—have been identified by Rand Health Advisory services as having populations with the highest rates of diabetes in the world.
Americans are gearing up for higher health care costs in 2017.
Average monthly insurance premiums for popular plans on Healthcare.gov, the major Obamacare exchange, are slated to rise by 25 percent. Some consumers will see their health insurance premiums double.
As school shootings become more common in the U.S., they're happening less often in states with mandatory background checks on gun and ammunition purchases, a recent study suggests.
Women who are denied abortions have a higher risk of mental health problems soon afterward compared to women who are allowed to go through with the process, a new study suggests.
LANSING — Drivers who miss two or three hours of sleep in a day face the same risk of an accident as those who are legally drunk, according to a AAA study on the sometimes-deadly consequences of being drowsy behind the wheel.
CALIFORNIA — The U.S. surgeon general in a report released on Thursday called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young people, noting they have overtaken cigarettes to become the most commonly used tobacco products among this group.
As a growing number of U.S. children have gained health insurance over the past decade, fewer kids are missing out on things like physicals and dental exams, a recent study suggests.
Using smartphones to measure how much time people spend looking at those phones confirms that more screentime is tied to poorer sleep, researchers say.