Baby Boomers, You May Already Be Infected

Louis Peitzman · 05/19/12 12:07PM

Good news, hypochondriacs — here's something new to worry about. On Friday, the CDC issued draft recommendations urging all baby boomers (those born between 1945 and 1965) to get tested for hepatitis C. Of the 3.2 million Americans with hep C, 2 million are baby boomers. And they might not know it.

Study: Heavy Drinking Makes Arthritis Relatively Painless

Jeff Neumann · 07/28/10 07:23AM

A group of scientists at the University of Sheffield have concluded a groundbreaking new study that claims "frequently" drinking alcohol eases pain from rheumatoid arthritis and can even make the disease less severe. Imagine that... booze dulls pain!