6 Things That Can Cause a False-Positive Pregnancy Test

A false-positive pregnancy test can be devastating—especially for women who have difficulty conceiving or who are actively trying to get pregnant. The last thing you want is to jump for joy—only to find out later that you’re not actually pregnant. On the flip side, getting a false pregnancy positive pregnancy test when you’re actively trying […]

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Prostate cancer: New urine test hope

An experimental new urine test can reveal if men with early prostate cancer will probably need aggressive therapy or can be left untreated but monitored, UK researchers say. Current PSA blood tests cannot do this, meaning many men experience unnecessary worry, investigations and treatment. The prostate urine risk (PUR) test looks for genetic markers to […]


The 2-Minute Concussion Test Anyone Can Do

Jarva Jar/Shutterstock It’s the test you’ve never heard of, but it can help parents and coaches recognize a concussion fast. While watching my 7-year-old’s last soccer game, my mind jumped from thought to thought. “How did we already lose her uniform socks?” “Did I forget the team snack?” “Please don’t crash into the girl next […]