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  • Counting Your Way to Weight Loss
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Standard calorie caps aren't for everyone

  • Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Study findings may someday lead to more individualized diet advice, researcher says

  • Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Study found children who ate first consumed more vegetables, while those who played first wasted less food

  • Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Study findings may someday lead to more individualized diet advice, researcher says

  • The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Obesity steals the most years of all, researchers say

  • Counting Your Way to Weight Loss
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Standard calorie caps aren't for everyone

  • Health Tip: Pregnant Women Need Omega-3 Fats
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Fish low in mercury are safest

  • Do Diet Sodas Pose Health Risks?
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Study suggests -- but does not prove -- a possible link to stroke, dementia

  • Don't Give Kids Medicines With Codeine, Tramadol: FDA
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Agency strengthens warning labels on these medications to address dangers

  • U.S. Health Officials Make Headway Against Salmonella
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Tougher poultry regulations may explain 18 percent decline in food poisonings from this common bacteria

  • FDA Approves Device to Help Curb Cluster Headaches
    (19-Apr-2017)
    New technology stimulates a nerve in the neck to help ease the rare but painful syndrome

  • Thinking of Going Organic?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    It might pay for certain foods

  • Thinking of Going Organic?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    It might pay for certain foods

  • Health Tip: Concerned About Your Child's Weight?
    (17-Apr-2017)
    How to discuss with your doctor

  • Get to Know the Mediterranean Diet
    (17-Apr-2017)
    This eating regimen offers a healthy yet tasty option for weight loss

  • New Bowel Disorder Treatments Needed, FDA Says
    (17-Apr-2017)
    For now, no cure exists for irritable bowel syndrome

  • Get to Know the Mediterranean Diet
    (17-Apr-2017)
    This eating regimen offers a healthy yet tasty option for weight loss

  • Get to Know the Mediterranean Diet
    (17-Apr-2017)
    This eating regimen offers a healthy yet tasty option for weight loss

  • Health Tip: Concerned About Your Child's Weight?
    (17-Apr-2017)
    How to discuss with your doctor

  • 'Better Health' Argument Won't Always Work to Pass Soda Taxes
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Philadelphia example shows that revenue generation can be more convincing to lawmakers

  • Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on the Heart?
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Small study suggests vitamin B might help, but reducing pollution levels remains the priority

  • Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Kids rarely need the extra sugar and salt, doctor says

  • Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Kids rarely need the extra sugar and salt, doctor says

  • Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on the Heart?
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Small study suggests vitamin B might help, but reducing pollution levels remains the priority

  • Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Kids rarely need the extra sugar and salt, doctor says

  • Could a Clinical Trial Help Your Child?
    (13-Apr-2017)
    FDA outlines what to ask before enrollment

  • 1st Drug for Tardive Dyskinesia Approved
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Condition characterized by involuntary movement of the jaw, lips and tongue

  • FDA Warns Against Bogus Autism 'Cures'
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Unproven therapies won't help and could be harmful, agency says

  • Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Pending FDA regulations should remove nearly all of this unhealthy substance from your diet, experts say

  • A Healthier Weight May Mean Fewer Migraines
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Study found risk increased in both obese and underweight people

  • A Healthier Weight May Mean Fewer Migraines
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Study found risk increased in both obese and underweight people

  • A Healthier Weight May Mean Fewer Migraines
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Study found risk increased in both obese and underweight people

  • Many Americans Don't Know How to Handle High Cholesterol
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Survey found they know it raises heart risks, but are confused, discouraged about how to lower it

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance
    (11-Apr-2017)
    And avoidance of dairy products

  • A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

  • Obesity May Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Tough to Spot, Track
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Inflammation from excess weight could lead doctors to think disease is worse in women than it is, study finds

  • Race May Play Role in Obese Teens' Blood Pressure
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Extra pounds appear more problematic for whites and Hispanics, study finds

  • More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

  • Race May Play Role in Obese Teens' Blood Pressure
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Extra pounds appear more problematic for whites and Hispanics, study finds

  • U.S. Blood Supply Safe From Zika Virus, Officials Say
    (07-Apr-2017)
    They detail steps being taken to protect people who need transfusions

  • FDA Approves Hep C Drugs for Kids 12 and Older
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Previously allowed only for adults

  • Health Tip: Eat Healthy After Radiation Therapy
    (07-Apr-2017)
    It's important to eat, even if you aren't hungry

  • Health Tip: Freezing Food
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Here's how to do it safely

  • Multivitamins May Not Help Men's Hearts, Even When Diet Is Poor
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Study found no preventive benefit, but more research might still be warranted

  • Multivitamins May Not Help Men's Hearts, Even When Diet Is Poor
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Study found no preventive benefit, but more research might still be warranted

  • 'Right-to-Try' Laws: A Patient's Best Last Chance or False Hope?
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Proposal would allow the gravely ill access to experimental therapies that may or may not work

  • FDA OKs 1st At-Home Genetic Tests for 10 Disorders
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Saliva analysis can indicate higher risk of Parkinson's disease, among others, agency says

  • FDA Approves 1st Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Risk Tests
    (06-Apr-2017)
    They screen for gene variants linked to 10 diseases and conditions

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Does No Favors for Your Heart
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Dramatic shifts in weight stress the body and other health problems are often involved, researchers explain

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Does No Favors for Your Heart
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Dramatic shifts in weight stress the body and other health problems are often involved, researchers explain

  • Health Tip: Add Flavor to Fruit and Veggies
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Helpful cooking suggestions

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Does No Favors for Your Heart
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Dramatic shifts in weight stress the body and other health problems are often involved, researchers explain

  • High-Dose Vitamin D Failed to Curb Heart Disease in Study
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Monthly supplementation fell short, but experts aren't ruling out other approaches

  • Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery
    (05-Apr-2017)
    People who exercised regularly before their attack had lower odds for disability after, study found

  • Health Tip: Buying Eggs
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Suggestions for a safer purchase

  • Health Tip: Buying Eggs
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Suggestions for a safer purchase

  • Obesity in Early Pregnancy May Raise Child's Risk of Epilepsy
    (03-Apr-2017)
    The heavier the mom, the greater the odds of the seizure disorder, study suggests

  • As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Risk
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Heart disease, cancer, other illnesses start to take a toll, study says

  • Race Plays Role in Heart, Diabetes Risk, Even at Normal Weight
    (03-Apr-2017)
    For example, study found higher risk in Hispanics and people of South Asian descent who weren't overweight

  • Obesity in Early Pregnancy May Raise Child's Risk of Epilepsy
    (03-Apr-2017)
    The heavier the mom, the greater the odds of the seizure disorder, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Bake a Healthier Treat
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Make these smart swaps

  • Is Your TV Making You Fat?
    (31-Mar-2017)
    People who eat home-cooked meals and don't watch TV while eating less likely to be obese, study finds

  • Is Your TV Making You Fat?
    (31-Mar-2017)
    People who eat home-cooked meals and don't watch TV while eating less likely to be obese, study finds

  • Is Your TV Making You Fat?
    (31-Mar-2017)
    People who eat home-cooked meals and don't watch TV while eating less likely to be obese, study finds

  • U.S. Thyroid Cancer Cases Continue to Rise
    (31-Mar-2017)
    New study suggests a true increase, rather than just overdiagnosis

  • Is Your TV Making You Fat?
    (31-Mar-2017)
    People who eat home-cooked meals and don't watch TV while eating less likely to be obese, study finds

  • Health Tip: Care for Your Braces
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Avoid these foods

  • Health Tip: Store Cooking Oils Correctly
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Here's what to do

  • The Saltiest Foods May Surprise You
    (30-Mar-2017)
    U.S. report names major and unexpected sources of sodium in the American diet

  • The Saltiest Foods May Surprise You
    (30-Mar-2017)
    U.S. report names major and unexpected sources of sodium in the American diet

  • Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant Success
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Study found the closer the match between donor and recipient, the better the outcome

  • Ocrevus Approved to Treat Severe Form of Multiple Sclerosis
    (29-Mar-2017)
    First drug sanctioned in U.S. for primary progressive MS

  • FDA-OK'd Drug Offers Hope to Sickest MS Patients
    (29-Mar-2017)
    It's also effective against the most common form of the disease, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Help Your Child with Body Image
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Avoid negative language

  • Zejula Approved for Certain Female Cancers
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Drug may help fight tumors affecting the ovaries, fallopian tubes or abdominal wall

  • New Eczema Drug Gets FDA's Blessing
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Injections may ease itchiness, redness in patients who don't get relief with topical creams, agency says

  • Dupixent Approved to Treat Eczema
    (28-Mar-2017)
    When topical medication doesn't work

  • High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underway

  • High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underway

  • Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips?
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Study participants also reported better quality of life, possibly from less interrupted sleep

  • Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips?
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Study participants also reported better quality of life, possibly from less interrupted sleep

  • Want Cheap and Healthy Meals? Cook at Home
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Study finds homemade fare is typically better for you than restaurant food

  • Health Tip: Kick Your Sugary Drink Habit
    (24-Mar-2017)
    And spare your smile

  • Want Cheap and Healthy Meals? Cook at Home
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Study finds homemade fare is typically better for you than restaurant food

  • Obesity May Not Compromise Knee Surgery Success
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Results similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people

  • Obesity May Not Compromise Knee Surgery Success
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Results similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people

  • Want Cheap and Healthy Meals? Cook at Home
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Study finds homemade fare is typically better for you than restaurant food

  • Obesity May Not Compromise Knee Surgery Success
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Results similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people

  • Bavencio Approved for Rare Skin Cancer
    (23-Mar-2017)
    First sanctioned treatment in U.S. for aggressive tumor

  • Health Tip: Good Habits Prompt Healthier Eating
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Here's what you should do

  • Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

  • Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

  • Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

  • Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

  • FDA OKs Parkinson's Add-On Drug
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Xadago is taken during 'off' periods when symptoms escalate

  • New Parkinson's Drug Xadago Approved
    (22-Mar-2017)
    To help prevent 'off' episodes among users of levodopa/carbidopa

  • Foods Labeled 'Healthy' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds

  • Do Energy Drinks + Booze = More Injuries?
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Adding caffeine boost to alcohol could make a dangerous cocktail, study suggests

  • No Evidence Fish Oil in Pregnancy Makes for Brainier Kids
    (21-Mar-2017)
    No intellectual benefits seen at age 7, researchers say

  • No Evidence Fish Oil in Pregnancy Makes for Brainier Kids
    (21-Mar-2017)
    No intellectual benefits seen at age 7, researchers say

  • Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists say

  • No Evidence Fish Oil in Pregnancy Makes for Brainier Kids
    (21-Mar-2017)
    No intellectual benefits seen at age 7, researchers say

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet'

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet'

  • Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate Into a Healthier Diet
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Many pregnant women don't meet national nutritional guidelines, U.S. study finds

  • Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Prepare Homemade Baby Food
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Follow these safety guidelines

  • Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D: Study
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Deficiency could put them at risk for muscle injuries

  • Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad bar

  • America's Porky Pets Face Health Woes, Too, FDA Says
    (16-Mar-2017)
    More than half of dogs, cats in the Land of Plenty weigh too much

  • Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds

  • Another Obesity Downside: Higher Esophageal Cancer Risk
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Research shows association with increased odds for stomach tumors as well

  • Obese Moms May Fail to Spot Obesity in Their Own Kids
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Finding may reflect shifting attitudes about how much weight is too much, researcher suggests

  • Another Obesity Downside: Higher Esophageal Cancer Risk
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Research shows association with increased odds for stomach tumors as well

  • Cystic Fibrosis Survival Better in Canada Than in U.S.
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Canadians with the lung disease live about 10 years longer on average, study finds

  • Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Study finds 3-plus hours each day linked to increased body fat and insulin resistance

  • Gene Variant From Africa Linked to Black Obesity
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Study sees first biological pathway to weight gain not tied to Europeans

  • Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Study finds 3-plus hours each day linked to increased body fat and insulin resistance

  • Can Supplements Ward Off the 'Baby Blues'?
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Researchers look to nutrients to offset temporary brain-chemical changes in new mothers

  • Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say
    (13-Mar-2017)
    But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

  • Can Supplements Ward Off the 'Baby Blues'?
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Researchers look to nutrients to offset temporary brain-chemical changes in new mothers

  • Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say
    (13-Mar-2017)
    But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

  • Health Tip: Too Much Sugar May Impact Sleep
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Here's what sleep experts say

  • Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation

  • Smart Food Pricing Could Bring Healthier Choices
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Better diets result when fruits and veggies are cheaper, unhealthy foods more expensive, study found

  • Genes Plus Erratic Sleep May Raise Odds for Obesity
    (10-Mar-2017)
    How much shuteye you get could tip the scale if you're predisposed to gain weight, researchers say

  • Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation

  • Genes Plus Erratic Sleep May Raise Odds for Obesity
    (10-Mar-2017)
    How much shuteye you get could tip the scale if you're predisposed to gain weight, researchers say

  • Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation

  • Health Tip: Too Much Sugar May Impact Sleep
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Here's what sleep experts say

  • Genes Plus Erratic Sleep May Raise Odds for Obesity
    (10-Mar-2017)
    How much shuteye you get could tip the scale if you're predisposed to gain weight, researchers say

  • Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggest

  • Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk?
    (09-Mar-2017)
    People who ate least amount of this protein slightly more likely to develop type 2 disease, study suggests

  • Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Study found that weight did not affect life span as much as quality of life

  • 1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol
    (09-Mar-2017)
    But that doesn't mean the excess weight is harmless, researchers say

  • 1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol
    (09-Mar-2017)
    But that doesn't mean the excess weight is harmless, researchers say

  • Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Study found younger patients had low levels of HDL 'good' cholesterol

  • Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Study found younger patients had low levels of HDL 'good' cholesterol

  • Health Tip: Fruit and Veggies May Help Shed Pounds
    (08-Mar-2017)
    They'll help you cut back on calories

  • More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood Pressure
    (08-Mar-2017)
    If mothers have heart disease risk factors, nutrient benefits children, study suggests

  • Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Average sodium intake more than double the recommended daily limit for these patients, study finds

  • Health Tip: Fruit and Veggies May Help Shed Pounds
    (08-Mar-2017)
    They'll help you cut back on calories

  • Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Average sodium intake more than double the recommended daily limit for these patients, study finds

  • Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight?
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Study finds more are overweight, obese than 2 decades ago, but fewer are trying to shed pounds

  • Dining Out Can Doom a Diet
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Nutrition experts advise planning ahead to stay on track

  • Could Fruits and Veggies Save Hearts Worldwide?
    (07-Mar-2017)
    New analysis finds low consumption linked to more lost years of healthy life

  • Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Study of 6,200 women finds the food linked to lower risk of death after nearly a decade of follow-up

  • Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths From Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Study explores which foods and nutrients may be helpful or harmful

  • Dining Out Can Doom a Diet
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Nutrition experts advise planning ahead to stay on track

  • Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight?
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Study finds more are overweight, obese than 2 decades ago, but fewer are trying to shed pounds

  • Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Cerebral Palsy Risk in Kids
    (07-Mar-2017)
    But study authors stress that a cause-and-effect link wasn't proven

  • Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight?
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Study finds more are overweight, obese than 2 decades ago, but fewer are trying to shed pounds

  • Noctiva Approved for Frequent Urination at Night
    (06-Mar-2017)
    For adults who awaken to urinate at least twice nightly

  • Health Tip: Staying Full on a Vegetarian Diet
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Find out which foods satisfy

  • Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk?
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Association only significant with type of nutrient found in highest amounts of safflower, sunflower oils

  • Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk?
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Association only significant with type of nutrient found in highest amounts of safflower, sunflower oils

  • Don't Believe Everything You Read on Skin-Care Product Labels
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Terms like 'hypoallergenic' and 'fragrance-free' may not mean what you think they do, doctor says

  • FDA Throws Cold Water on Whole Body Cryotherapy
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Exposure to ultra-low temperatures shows no benefits and may be dangerous, agency warns

  • Health Tip: Some Foods Are Good for Teeth
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Here's what can help your smile

  • Do 'Early Birds' Get the Healthier Worm?
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Late-to-bed types appear to have poorer eating habits, study says

  • Do 'Early Birds' Get the Healthier Worm?
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Late-to-bed types appear to have poorer eating habits, study says

  • FDA Approves New Treatment for Dust Mite Allergies
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Odactra is a year-round treatment for reactions to the tiny bugs that share your home

  • Bad Diet in Youth Might Raise Risk of Early Breast Cancer
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Study found an association, but didn't prove unhealthy foods caused disease

  • How Much Melatonin Is Really in That Supplement?
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Study finds amount can vary widely depending on the brand of sleep aid, with implications for health

  • Xermelo Approved for Tumor-Related Diarrhea
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Drug will treat a condition called carcinoid syndrome diarrhea

  • Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D
    (01-Mar-2017)
    The supplements boost absorption of calcium, researchers say

  • Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

  • Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

  • Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

  • Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

  • Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

  • Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

  • Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D
    (01-Mar-2017)
    The supplements boost absorption of calcium, researchers say

  • Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

  • Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Encouraging Picky Eaters
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Suggestions to cope with their behavior

  • Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials
    (28-Feb-2017)
    And an old adversary -- the obesity epidemic -- may be the cause, U.S. researchers say

  • What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

  • What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

  • What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

  • What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

  • Some Health Fads May Not Be All That Healthy
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Vegetable juices, coconut oil have downsides, and gluten-free makes little difference in those without the sensitivity, study finds

  • Some Health Fads May Not Be All That Healthy
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Vegetable juices, coconut oil have downsides, and gluten-free makes little difference in those without the sensitivity, study finds

  • More Exercise, Fewer Pounds: Cut Your Heart Failure Risk
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Link was stronger for common but difficult-to-treat type of heart failure

  • What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

  • More Exercise, Fewer Pounds: Cut Your Heart Failure Risk
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Link was stronger for common but difficult-to-treat type of heart failure

  • What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

  • More Exercise, Fewer Pounds: Cut Your Heart Failure Risk
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Link was stronger for common but difficult-to-treat type of heart failure

  • Live Healthy, Live Longer
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

  • Live Healthy, Live Longer
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

  • Live Healthy, Live Longer
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

  • The Brain Can Produce Its Own Sugar: Report
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes

  • Can an Apple a Day Keep COPD Away?
    (23-Feb-2017)
    See which fruits, veggies may be linked to lower risk of lung disease in smokers, study suggests

  • 10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death

  • A Stressed Life May Mean a Wider Waistline
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Study finds chronic anxiety might raise risk of obesity

  • A Stressed Life May Mean a Wider Waistline
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Study finds chronic anxiety might raise risk of obesity

  • Common Virus May Be Linked to Heart Disease, Diabetes in Some Women
    (23-Feb-2017)
    CMV associated with increased chances of metabolic syndrome in those of normal weight

  • Belly Fat More Dangerous in Older Women Than Being Overweight
    (23-Feb-2017)
    While a few extra pounds doesn't up death risk, weight around the middle does, study contends

  • Belly Fat More Dangerous in Older Women Than Being Overweight
    (23-Feb-2017)
    While a few extra pounds doesn't up death risk, weight around the middle does, study contends

  • A Stressed Life May Mean a Wider Waistline
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Study finds chronic anxiety might raise risk of obesity

  • Belly Fat More Dangerous in Older Women Than Being Overweight
    (23-Feb-2017)
    While a few extra pounds doesn't up death risk, weight around the middle does, study contends

  • Little Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Schizophrenia Risk in Kids: Study
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Malnutrition may cut levels of essential nutrients that prevent some mental disorders

  • Little Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Schizophrenia Risk in Kids: Study
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Malnutrition may cut levels of essential nutrients that prevent some mental disorders

  • Little Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Schizophrenia Risk in Kids: Study
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Malnutrition may cut levels of essential nutrients that prevent some mental disorders

  • Don't Skip Veggies in Winter
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Root vegetables, oatmeal, hearty soups, sushi, broccoli and cauliflower should all be on the menu, nutritionists say

  • Tired of the Ups and Downs of Yo-Yo Dieting?
    (20-Feb-2017)
    'Coaching' sessions seemed to help keep the weight from coming back, study found

  • Health Tip: Reducing Your Heart Disease Risk
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Tips to benefit your ticker

  • Tired of the Ups and Downs of Yo-Yo Dieting?
    (20-Feb-2017)
    'Coaching' sessions seemed to help keep the weight from coming back, study found

  • Most Parents Don't Think They're Meeting Kids' Nutritional Needs
    (20-Feb-2017)
    In national survey, only 1 of 3 respondents felt they're teaching healthy eating habits

  • Does Mercury in Fish Play a Role in ALS?
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Certain types of seafood may be linked to the fatal disorder, early research suggests

  • Tired of the Ups and Downs of Yo-Yo Dieting?
    (20-Feb-2017)
    'Coaching' sessions seemed to help keep the weight from coming back, study found

  • Low-Fat Meal May Boost Costly Cancer Drug
    (17-Feb-2017)
    But patients shouldn't try this on their own, researcher warns

  • Low-Fat Meal May Boost Costly Cancer Drug
    (17-Feb-2017)
    But patients shouldn't try this on their own, researcher warns

  • Lingering Baby Weight? Don't Blame the Pregnancy
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Researchers find weight gain speeds up a year after delivery, suggest motherhood might be the reason why

  • Vitamin D Pumps Up Muscles
    (17-Feb-2017)
    People with higher 'active' levels of the vitamin in the bloodstream had more muscle mass, study finds

  • Vitamin D Pumps Up Muscles
    (17-Feb-2017)
    People with higher 'active' levels of the vitamin in the bloodstream had more muscle mass, study finds

  • Lingering Baby Weight? Don't Blame the Pregnancy
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Researchers find weight gain speeds up a year after delivery, suggest motherhood might be the reason why

  • Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows

  • FDA Approves Injectable Psoriasis Drug for Tough Cases
    (16-Feb-2017)
    But Siliq poses increased risk of suicidal behavior, agency warns

  • Siliq Approved for Plaque Psoriasis
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Injected drug is for use by patients who've failed other treatments

  • Health Tip: Give Your Kids Bone-Building Food
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Suggestions for stronger bodies

  • Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections
    (16-Feb-2017)
    But medical experts can't agree if recommending supplements or food fortification would be helpful

  • Possible Drawback to Gluten-Free: Toxic Metals
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Higher levels of arsenic, mercury found in people who follow this eating plan, study finds

  • Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows

  • Post-Menopausal? Give Exercise a Try
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Study participants were fitter, felt better -- and were less bothered by hot flashes

  • Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows

  • Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections
    (16-Feb-2017)
    But medical experts can't agree if recommending supplements or food fortification would be helpful

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Beans
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Here are potential benefits

  • Teens May Go Hungry as Poorest Families Struggle to Feed Kids
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Parents skip meals so children can eat, but youngest siblings get priority if there's not enough food

  • 5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes
    (15-Feb-2017)
    After procedure, some patients were able to stop taking insulin to control their blood sugar, researchers report

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes
    (15-Feb-2017)
    After procedure, some patients were able to stop taking insulin to control their blood sugar, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Eat Your Antioxidants
    (14-Feb-2017)
    And protect cells from damage

  • Genes Tied to Belly Size Also Linked to Heart Disease
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Large study found association, but did not prove cause and effect

  • Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report
    (14-Feb-2017)
    American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

  • Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil a Boost to Heart Health?
    (13-Feb-2017)
    It enhances protective effects of 'good' HDL cholesterol, study suggests

  • Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil a Boost to Heart Health?
    (13-Feb-2017)
    It enhances protective effects of 'good' HDL cholesterol, study suggests

  • Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil a Boost to Heart Health?
    (13-Feb-2017)
    It enhances protective effects of 'good' HDL cholesterol, study suggests

  • FDA Issues Warning About Balloon Obesity Treatments
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Some devices are over-inflating, and some have been linked to pancreas inflammation, agency says

  • FDA Issues Warning About Balloon Obesity Treatments
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Some devices are over-inflating, and some have been linked to pancreas inflammation, agency says

  • FDA Issues Warning About Balloon Obesity Treatments
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Some devices are over-inflating, and some have been linked to pancreas inflammation, agency says

  • FDA Issues Warning About Balloon Obesity Treatments
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Some devices are over-inflating, and some have been linked to pancreas inflammation, agency says

  • Senate Confirms Rep. Tom Price as Health Secretary
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Surgeon from Atlanta is outspoken critic of Affordable Care Act

  • Health Tip: Eating a Healthy Diet
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Watch what you eat, but don't go overboard

  • Winning the Veggie Wars With Kids
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Nutritionist offers advice on getting children to eat healthier fare

  • Emflaza Approved for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
    (09-Feb-2017)
    First U.S. approval of corticosteroid to treat the disorder

  • Heart-Healthy Tips for Your Grocery List
    (09-Feb-2017)
    Start by loading up with veggies, preferably in a variety of colors, cardiologist says

  • Divorce May Shrink an Older Woman's Waistline…
    (09-Feb-2017)
    … while marriage may widen it, study suggests

  • Divorce May Shrink an Older Woman's Waistline…
    (09-Feb-2017)
    … while marriage may widen it, study suggests

  • Whole-Grain Foods May Help You Stay Slim
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Study found switching to more fibrous fare lowered calorie absorption, boosted metabolism rate

  • Whole-Grain Foods May Help You Stay Slim
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Study found switching to more fibrous fare lowered calorie absorption, boosted metabolism rate

  • Whole-Grain Foods May Help You Stay Slim
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Study found switching to more fibrous fare lowered calorie absorption, boosted metabolism rate

  • When Counting Calories, Consider the Cream and Sugar
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Most calories in coffee and tea come from what's added, researchers say

  • When Counting Calories, Consider the Cream and Sugar
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Most calories in coffee and tea come from what's added, researchers say

  • When Counting Calories, Consider the Cream and Sugar
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Most calories in coffee and tea come from what's added, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Have an Unusual Breakfast
    (07-Feb-2017)
    But make sure it's nutritious

  • Many Hospital Workers Are an Unhealthy Lot: Study
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Houston-area review found high rates of overweight and obesity, low physical activity

  • When Counting Calories, Consider the Cream and Sugar
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Most calories in coffee and tea come from what's added, researchers say

  • Know Your Heart's Numbers
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

  • Many Hospital Workers Are an Unhealthy Lot: Study
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Houston-area review found high rates of overweight and obesity, low physical activity

  • Know Your Heart's Numbers
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

  • Many Hospital Workers Are an Unhealthy Lot: Study
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Houston-area review found high rates of overweight and obesity, low physical activity

  • Know Your Heart's Numbers
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

  • Many Hospital Workers Are an Unhealthy Lot: Study
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Houston-area review found high rates of overweight and obesity, low physical activity

  • Know Your Heart's Numbers
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

  • Newborn Screening Tests Approved
    (06-Feb-2017)
    The screens are used to detect four rare metabolic disorders

  • Health Tip: For Better Sleep, Watch What You Eat
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Sleep experts offer do's and don'ts

  • Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Benefit was greatest in women who were obese and achieved a normal weight, study suggests

  • Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Benefit was greatest in women who were obese and achieved a normal weight, study suggests

  • Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Benefit was greatest in women who were obese and achieved a normal weight, study suggests

  • Terminally Ill Obese People Less Likely to Get Hospice Care
    (06-Feb-2017)
    And those who did get end-of-life services had fewer days than slimmer patients, study finds

  • Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Benefit was greatest in women who were obese and achieved a normal weight, study suggests

  • Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Benefit was greatest in women who were obese and achieved a normal weight, study suggests

  • Terminally Ill Obese People Less Likely to Get Hospice Care
    (06-Feb-2017)
    And those who did get end-of-life services had fewer days than slimmer patients, study finds

  • Hey, Super Bowl Fans: Don't Choke on Game Day
    (04-Feb-2017)
    Be especially careful with meats as these foods are most likely to get stuck, study finds

  • Substitutions for a 'Slimmer Bowl' Football Party
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Game-day tip: Swap out calorie-laden staples with healthier fare

  • Substitutions for a 'Slimmer Bowl' Football Party
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Game-day tip: Swap out calorie-laden staples with healthier fare

  • Obese Couples May Take Longer to Conceive
    (03-Feb-2017)
    His weight appears to affect pregnancy success, too, study finds

  • Obese Couples May Take Longer to Conceive
    (03-Feb-2017)
    His weight appears to affect pregnancy success, too, study finds

  • U.S. High School Kids Abandoning Sweetened Sodas
    (02-Feb-2017)
    CDC study finds daily intake of these and other sugary drinks fell to just 20 percent by 2015

  • Health Tip: Make Sure You Get Enough Iron
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Here's why your body needs it

  • Health Tip: Buying Nutritious Food on a Budget
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Follow the three P's

  • U.S. High School Kids Abandoning Sweetened Sodas
    (02-Feb-2017)
    CDC study finds daily intake of these and other sugary drinks fell to just 20 percent by 2015

  • U.S. High School Kids Abandoning Sweetened Sodas
    (02-Feb-2017)
    CDC study finds daily intake of these and other sugary drinks fell to just 20 percent by 2015

  • Health Tip: Make Sure You Get Enough Iron
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Here's why your body needs it

  • Eating Disorders Rampant on the Runway
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Over half of models surveyed said they'd been asked to lose weight or change their body shape

  • What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Kill You
    (01-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans realize that obesity, alcohol and inactivity boost risk for disease, survey finds

  • What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Kill You
    (01-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans realize that obesity, alcohol and inactivity boost risk for disease, survey finds

  • Timing of Your Meals Might Reduce Heart Risks
    (31-Jan-2017)
    American Heart Association report suggests eating more earlier in the day may be healthier

  • The Shame of 'Fat Shaming'
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Those affected by weight bias more likely to have heart disease risk factors, study suggests

  • The Shame of 'Fat Shaming'
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Those affected by weight bias more likely to have heart disease risk factors, study suggests

  • Diabetes Risk May Be Higher for HIV-Positive Adults
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Longer survival with the virus might make people more vulnerable to chronic conditions, researchers suggest

  • Timing of Your Meals Might Reduce Heart Risks
    (31-Jan-2017)
    American Heart Association report suggests eating more earlier in the day may be healthier

  • The Shame of 'Fat Shaming'
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Those affected by weight bias more likely to have heart disease risk factors, study suggests

  • The Shame of 'Fat Shaming'
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Those affected by weight bias more likely to have heart disease risk factors, study suggests

  • Timing of Your Meals Might Reduce Heart Risks
    (31-Jan-2017)
    American Heart Association report suggests eating more earlier in the day may be healthier

  • Fat Near the Heart a Hazard for Postmenopausal Women
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Study ties 'paracardial' fat to raised risk of hardening of the arteries

  • Health Tip: Is Your Toddler Eating Enough?
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Here's some expert advice

  • Could the 'Mediterranean' Diet Help Prevent ADHD?
    (30-Jan-2017)
    There's no solid proof, but encouraging healthy eating is a wise move, specialist says

  • Curbing Excess Weight Gain in Pregnancy May Not Lower Risk for Complications
    (27-Jan-2017)
    Study found no benefit, suggesting that obesity's effects on a pregnancy may begin before conception

  • Health Tip: Avoid Added Sugars
    (27-Jan-2017)
    Here's how

  • Slim But Sedentary: Risk of Prediabetes May Rise
    (27-Jan-2017)
    4 out of 10 'skinny fat' people had higher blood sugar by middle age, study finds

  • Health Tip: Finding Help for an Overweight Child
    (26-Jan-2017)
    Identifying the best program

  • Kids' Sugary Drink Habits Start Early
    (26-Jan-2017)
    Two-thirds of U.S. children consume one or more sweetened beverages daily, report finds

  • Health Tip: Finding Help for an Overweight Child
    (26-Jan-2017)
    Identifying the best program

  • Kids' Sugary Drink Habits Start Early
    (26-Jan-2017)
    Two-thirds of U.S. children consume one or more sweetened beverages daily, report finds

  • Kids' Sugary Drink Habits Start Early
    (26-Jan-2017)
    Two-thirds of U.S. children consume one or more sweetened beverages daily, report finds

  • Even One High-Fat Meal Can Harm Your Liver, Study Finds
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Over time, rapid effect of 'fat loading' could contribute to disease, researchers say

  • Even One High-Fat Meal Can Harm Your Liver, Study Finds
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Over time, rapid effect of 'fat loading' could contribute to disease, researchers say

  • Study Counters Link Between Excess Pregnancy Weight and Overweight Kids
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Connection is likely in the genes, researchers say

  • Study Counters Link Between Excess Pregnancy Weight and Overweight Kids
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Connection is likely in the genes, researchers say

  • Study Counters Link Between Excess Pregnancy Weight and Overweight Kids
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Connection is likely in the genes, researchers say

  • Could Obesity Undermine Memory Training in Older Adults?
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Study adds to growing evidence of a link between weight and certain brain functions

  • Could Obesity Undermine Memory Training in Older Adults?
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Study adds to growing evidence of a link between weight and certain brain functions

  • Could Obesity Undermine Memory Training in Older Adults?
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Study adds to growing evidence of a link between weight and certain brain functions

  • Could Obesity Undermine Memory Training in Older Adults?
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Study adds to growing evidence of a link between weight and certain brain functions

  • Trulance Approved for Chronic Constipation
    (20-Jan-2017)
    Drug designed to stimulate upper gastrointestinal tract

  • Are U.S. Med Schools Skimping on Obesity Training?
    (20-Jan-2017)
    Content of licensing exams suggests doctors may be unprepared to tackle this crisis: study

  • Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity, Study Suggests
    (20-Jan-2017)
    Fear of flare-ups might spur kids to limit physical activity, specialists say

  • Health Tip: Help Young Athletes Avoid Malnutrition
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Ways to prevent getting sick

  • Health Tip: Don't Waste Food
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Suggestions for cutting down

  • Food Stamp Use Linked to Raised Early Death Risk in Study
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Highlights need to improve health of poorer Americans, researchers say

  • FDA Offers Guidance on Fish Intake for Kids, Pregnant Women
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Agency recommends 2-3 servings of 'best choices' weekly

  • Health Tip: Investing in Your Fitness
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Don't fall for fads and gimmicks

  • Health Tip: Get Moving Toward a Healthier You
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Here's what you can do

  • Could Grilled, Smoked Meats Lower Survival After Breast Cancer?
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Study can't prove cause and effect, but raises questions about beef, pork, lamb cooked at high temps

  • Incentives May Spur Poor Families to Buy More Fruits, Veggies
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Many may not know about program that doubles value of food stamps spent on produce, study finds

  • FDA Offers Guidance on Fish Intake for Kids, Pregnant Women
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Agency recommends 2-3 servings of 'best choices' weekly

  • Health Tip: Stick With Your Healthy-Eating Resolution
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Remain committed to your New Year's pledge

  • Monkey Study Boosts Theory That Fewer Calories Can Extend Life
    (17-Jan-2017)
    But calorie restriction should start at older ages, researchers say

  • Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too?
    (16-Jan-2017)
    In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

  • Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too?
    (16-Jan-2017)
    In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

  • Kids' Use of Artificial Sweeteners Spiked in Recent Years
    (13-Jan-2017)
    Some studies suggest a link between the sugar substitutes and obesity, researcher says

  • Kids' Use of Artificial Sweeteners Spiked in Recent Years
    (13-Jan-2017)
    Some studies suggest a link between the sugar substitutes and obesity, researcher says

  • Heavy Kids Fare Worse in One Way After Surgery
    (13-Jan-2017)
    Wound infections more common for overweight or obese patients, study says

  • Kids' Use of Artificial Sweeteners Spiked in Recent Years
    (13-Jan-2017)
    Some studies suggest a link between the sugar substitutes and obesity, researcher says

  • Most of Canada's Packaged Foods, Drinks Have Added Sugars
    (12-Jan-2017)
    Even so-called 'healthy' options and baby foods were laden with the sweet stuff, study finds

  • Sushi Lovers, Beware: Tapeworm Now Found in U.S. Salmon
    (12-Jan-2017)
    But risk of infection is low, infectious disease doctor says

  • Rural Americans at Higher Risk of 5 Preventable Causes of Death: CDC
    (12-Jan-2017)
    More smoking, obesity and less use of seatbelts are some possible reasons why

  • Most of Canada's Packaged Foods, Drinks Have Added Sugars
    (12-Jan-2017)
    Even so-called 'healthy' options and baby foods were laden with the sweet stuff, study finds

  • Want to Leave Dinner Feeling Full? Bring on the Beans
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Vegetable patties make diners feel fuller than meat so they eat less, Danish study finds

  • Want to Leave Dinner Feeling Full? Bring on the Beans
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Vegetable patties make diners feel fuller than meat so they eat less, Danish study finds

  • Health Tip: Eat a Protein-Rich Breakfast
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Suggestions for what to serve

  • Despite Pledges, No Improvement in Chain Restaurant Kids' Menus: Study
    (11-Jan-2017)
    A 2011 initiative to lower calories, sugar and salt hasn't yielded results, researchers say

  • Government-Backed Salt Reduction Efforts Could Deliver Big Health Pay Day
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Researchers estimate a 10 percent cut in salt could save millions worldwide from heart disease

  • Blood Levels of Meat-Linked Chemical Tied to Odds of Heart Trouble
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Produced when meat, eggs and dairy are digested, TMAO may trigger plaque buildup in vessels, researchers explain

  • Despite Pledges, No Improvement in Chain Restaurant Kids' Menus: Study
    (11-Jan-2017)
    A 2011 initiative to lower calories, sugar and salt hasn't yielded results, researchers say

  • Government-Backed Salt Reduction Efforts Could Deliver Big Health Pay Day
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Researchers estimate a 10 percent cut in salt could save millions worldwide from heart disease

  • Want to Leave Dinner Feeling Full? Bring on the Beans
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Vegetable patties make diners feel fuller than meat so they eat less, Danish study finds

  • Health Tip: Improve Your Diet
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Eat healthier foods

  • Special Diet May Be Boon for Kids With Crohn's, Colitis
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Eating plan focuses on natural, non-processed foods, such as fruits, veggies and nuts

  • Lots of Red Meat May Be Tied to Gut Disorder in Men
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Diverticulitis involves tears or blockages in colon and can be very painful

  • New Guidelines Reaffirm Prenatal Folic Acid to Curb Birth Defects
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Women of childbearing age should take 400 to 800 micrograms daily, task force recommends

  • New Guidelines Reaffirm Prenatal Folic Acid to Curb Birth Defects
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Women of childbearing age should take 400 to 800 micrograms daily, task force recommends

  • Brisk Walk May Help Sidestep Heart Disease
    (10-Jan-2017)
    In just 10 weeks, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight improved among women in study

  • Health Tip: Protecting Your Health
    (09-Jan-2017)
    Ways to remain healthy

  • Health Tip: Protecting Your Health
    (09-Jan-2017)
    Ways to remain healthy

  • Health Tip: Protecting Your Health
    (09-Jan-2017)
    Ways to remain healthy

  • Warmer Waters May Mean More Toxic Shellfish
    (09-Jan-2017)
    New scientific tool helps predict harmful algae blooms in Pacific

  • Warmer Waters May Mean More Toxic Shellfish
    (09-Jan-2017)
    New scientific tool helps predict harmful algae blooms in Pacific

  • Health Tip: Get Enough Vitamin C
    (09-Jan-2017)
    Suggested sources of this beneficial vitamin

  • Health Tip: Enjoying Rare Meat Safely
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Suggestions to avoid food poisoning

  • Health Tip: Enjoying Rare Meat Safely
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Suggestions to avoid food poisoning

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Offers Long-Term Benefit to Very Obese Teens
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Studies show most maintained significant weight loss over 5 years, but complications emerged for some

  • Health Tip: Not All Food Myths Are Accurate
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Several myths debunked

  • Weight Loss May Ease Psoriasis Symptoms, Study Finds
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Quality-of-life boost seen in obese patients who lost significant amounts

  • Weight Loss May Ease Psoriasis Symptoms, Study Finds
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Quality-of-life boost seen in obese patients who lost significant amounts

  • Weight Loss May Ease Psoriasis Symptoms, Study Finds
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Quality-of-life boost seen in obese patients who lost significant amounts

  • Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss
    (04-Jan-2017)
    U.S. News & World Report ranks DASH diet No. 1 for 7th year in a row

  • Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss
    (04-Jan-2017)
    U.S. News & World Report ranks DASH diet No. 1 for 7th year in a row

  • Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss
    (04-Jan-2017)
    U.S. News & World Report ranks DASH diet No. 1 for 7th year in a row

  • Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss
    (04-Jan-2017)
    U.S. News & World Report ranks DASH diet No. 1 for 7th year in a row

  • Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss
    (04-Jan-2017)
    U.S. News & World Report ranks DASH diet No. 1 for 7th year in a row

  • Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss
    (04-Jan-2017)
    U.S. News & World Report ranks DASH diet No. 1 for 7th year in a row

  • Health Tip: Order a Healthier Breakfast
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Tips for better eating

  • Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss
    (04-Jan-2017)
    U.S. News & World Report ranks DASH diet No. 1 for 7th year in a row

  • More Signs Mediterranean Diet May Boost Your Brain
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Older adults who favored this eating style lost less brain volume, study finds

  • FDA to Weigh Dangers of Exploding E-Cigarettes
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Agency announces 2-day meeting on the safety risks of the lithium batteries that power the devices

  • Resolve to Reduce Your Cancer Risk This Year
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Healthy habits are key to preventing the disease, cancer experts say

  • 'Teen' Finds Minors Can Buy Bodybuilding Supplement at Health Food Stores
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Major medical associations advise against use of creatine by kids

  • Resolve to Reduce Your Cancer Risk This Year
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Healthy habits are key to preventing the disease, cancer experts say

  • Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

  • Can Parents' Weight Hinder Toddlers' Development?
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Study links -- but doesn't prove -- Moms', Dads' obesity tied to delayed social and problem-solving skills

  • Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

  • Can Parents' Weight Hinder Toddlers' Development?
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Study links -- but doesn't prove -- Moms', Dads' obesity tied to delayed social and problem-solving skills

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Staying Trim, Strong May Cut Risk of Urinary Incontinence
    (30-Dec-2016)
    But for women in study, these factors only helped with one type of incontinence

  • Making New Year's Resolutions That Last
    (30-Dec-2016)
    Think small, manageable goals -- not sweeping lifestyle changes, psychologists advise

  • Staying Trim, Strong May Cut Risk of Urinary Incontinence
    (30-Dec-2016)
    But for women in study, these factors only helped with one type of incontinence

  • Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk
    (29-Dec-2016)
    High doses linked to 30 percent drop in children's odds of developing the airway disease, study finds

  • Gastro Issues May Be Downside to Weight-Loss Surgery
    (29-Dec-2016)
    Stomach problems, food intolerance plagued many patients even 2 years after procedure, study found

  • Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk
    (29-Dec-2016)
    High doses linked to 30 percent drop in children's odds of developing the airway disease, study finds

  • Mouse Study Hints at Why Obese People Struggle to Exercise
    (29-Dec-2016)
    Research suggests dopamine levels, not willpower, may be to blame

  • Healthy Snacks Can Be Smart Part of a Diabetes Diet
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Specialists recommend low-carb energy sources between meals

  • Why Acne Can Strike Women After the Teen Years
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Study suggests diet, stress and family history may play a role

  • Men Don't Know About Risks to Fertility, Survey Finds
    (28-Dec-2016)
    It's not commonly known that factors such as obesity, laptop use on lap can affect sperm counts

  • Health Tip: Watch Salt in Kids' Diets
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Here's what the Heart Association suggests

  • Kids' Restaurant Meals Need Slimming Down: Nutritionists
    (27-Dec-2016)
    Popular children's fare at U.S. chains exceeds recommended calorie counts

  • Wiser, But Fatter, by Graduation
    (26-Dec-2016)
    Study finds 10-pound weight gain is about average for college students

  • Wiser, But Fatter, by Graduation
    (26-Dec-2016)
    Study finds 10-pound weight gain is about average for college students

  • Wiser, But Fatter, by Graduation
    (26-Dec-2016)
    Study finds 10-pound weight gain is about average for college students

  • Does Santa's Diet, Lifestyle Earn Him a Stocking Full of Coal?
    (25-Dec-2016)
    But, kudos for kicking that pipe smoking habit, a doctor says

  • FDA Suggests Limits on Lead in Cosmetics
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Agency notes most products already below recommended level

  • Health Tip: 3 Steps to Eating Healthier
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Avoid fat, sugar and salt

  • Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome'
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

  • Don't Let Food Poisoning Ruin Your Holiday Celebration
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Keep extra cooks out of the kitchen to avoid food safety mistakes, experts advise

  • Don't Let Food Poisoning Ruin Your Holiday Celebration
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Keep extra cooks out of the kitchen to avoid food safety mistakes, experts advise

  • Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome'
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

  • New MS Drug Shows 'Breakthrough' Promise for Advanced Disease
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Specialist hopes ocrelizumab will be available by spring

  • How to Ship Food Gifts Without Risk
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Even foods that are smoked, cured or fully cooked should be kept cold, experts advise

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Don't Cut Colon Cancer Risk: Study
    (21-Dec-2016)
    The two antioxidants didn't help prevent polyps, researchers say

  • Cured Meats Could Aggravate Asthma, Study Suggests
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Symptoms worsened for those who often ate foods like ham and salami

  • Child Deaths Highlight Choking Dangers Posed by Grapes
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Deaths of 5-year-old and toddler cited in new report

  • Cured Meats Could Aggravate Asthma, Study Suggests
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Symptoms worsened for those who often ate foods like ham and salami

  • Delay in Clamping Umbilical Cord Benefits Babies, Doctors Say
    (21-Dec-2016)
    New guideline follows research showing that waiting 30 to 60 seconds boosts iron levels throughout 1st year

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Don't Cut Colon Cancer Risk: Study
    (21-Dec-2016)
    The two antioxidants didn't help prevent polyps, researchers say

  • FDA OKs High-Tech Diabetes Device to Help Replace Fingerstick Tests
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Dexcom G5 is first continuous glucose monitoring system that can be used for treatment decisions

  • Ovarian Cancer Drug Given Fast-Track Approval
    (19-Dec-2016)
    Rubraca's use is specific to women with a mutation of the BRCA gene, FDA said

  • Health Tip: Add Color to Your Food
    (19-Dec-2016)
    And make meals more interesting

  • Some Kids' Genes Might Make Food Ads More Tempting
    (19-Dec-2016)
    Brain scans showed they had more reaction in 'reward center' when viewing fast-food commercials

  • Study Finds Genetic Link Between Sleep Problems and Obesity
    (19-Dec-2016)
    Restless legs syndrome, schizophrenia also have biological ties to sleep disorders, research suggests

  • Some Kids' Genes Might Make Food Ads More Tempting
    (19-Dec-2016)
    Brain scans showed they had more reaction in 'reward center' when viewing fast-food commercials

  • Health Tip: Get the Nutrients You Need
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Even if you're vegetarian or vegan

  • Health Tip: Using a Food Diary
    (15-Dec-2016)
    Questions you should ask yourself

  • Knee Cartilage Product Approved to Repair Defects
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Tissue is derived from patient's own knee

  • FDA Issues Anesthesia Warning for Pregnant Women, Kids Under 3
    (14-Dec-2016)
    A long time under or repeated episodes of sedation may pose risk to developing brains, agency says

  • Sniffing Out the Asparagus-Odor-in-Pee Mystery
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Genetics may explain the digestive puzzle, researchers say

  • Smartphones, Tablets and Weight Gain in Teens
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Study found obesity risk up 43 percent if kids used screen devices more than 5 hours a day

  • Health Tip: Avoid Useless Calories During Pregnancy
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Sugar-laden foods are a no-no

  • Health Tip: Keep Teeth Healthy During the Holidays
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Suggestions for your pearly whites

  • Fewer Babies in Poor Families Are Overweight: CDC
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Researchers credit improvements in federal food assistance program, awareness of childhood obesity

  • Fewer Babies in Poor Families Are Overweight: CDC
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Researchers credit improvements in federal food assistance program, awareness of childhood obesity

  • What You Need to Know When Prescribed an Opioid Painkiller
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family has a substance abuse problem

  • Healthy Diet May Mean Longer Life for Kidney Patients
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Study found eating lots of fruit, vegetables, fish, whole grains was linked to lower rate of early death

  • Healthy Diet May Mean Longer Life for Kidney Patients
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Study found eating lots of fruit, vegetables, fish, whole grains was linked to lower rate of early death

  • Health Tip: Prep Your Refrigerator for the Holidays
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Some safety tips

  • FDA Eases Up on Hearing Aid Rules
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Devices should be easier to obtain, less expensive under new guidelines

  • Health Tip: Handle Pet Food With Care
    (05-Dec-2016)
    It may harbor germs

  • Low-Carb Diet May Aid Your Metabolism
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Cutting back on sweets helps, while exercising before meals may not, small study finds

  • Americans Divided Over Organic, GM Foods: Poll
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Their opinions aren't driven by politics or income, researchers say

  • Vegetarian Diets Called Good for People and the Planet
    (01-Dec-2016)
    These food plans are safe at all stages of life, nutrition group says

  • Could Low Vitamin D Levels at Birth Mean Higher MS Risk?
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Perhaps, but researchers aren't ready to recommend routine supplementation during pregnancy

  • Standing or 'Easy' Walks May Help Type 2 Diabetics Control Blood Sugar
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Study counters notion that vigorous exercise is key to battling the illness

  • Vegetarian Diets Called Good for People and the Planet
    (01-Dec-2016)
    These food plans are safe at all stages of life, nutrition group says

  • Could Low Vitamin D Levels at Birth Mean Higher MS Risk?
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Perhaps, but researchers aren't ready to recommend routine supplementation during pregnancy

  • Health Tip: Build Your Child's Healthy Plate
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Make sure the child has nutritious meals

  • Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Not Working, Study Finds
    (29-Nov-2016)
    More visible signage could tip scales toward healthier eating

  • Doctors Should Counsel Even Low-Risk Patients on Heart Health
    (29-Nov-2016)
    U.S. government panel says advice on healthy eating and physical activity likely benefits all

  • Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Not Working, Study Finds
    (29-Nov-2016)
    More visible signage could tip scales toward healthier eating

  • 3 Keys to Cutting Your Risk of Heart Failure
    (28-Nov-2016)
    Guarding against obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes at middle age may slash risk, study finds

  • Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Dietician offers tips for avoiding weight gain during the holidays

  • Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Dietician offers tips for avoiding weight gain during the holidays

  • Mercury Levels Dropping in North Atlantic Tuna
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Study suggests industry emission controls may lead to healthier fish

  • Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Dietician offers tips for avoiding weight gain during the holidays

  • Your Recipe for a Healthy, Delicious Holiday Season
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Fruits, veggies and sensible portions are keys, experts say

  • Exploding Some Turkey Myths
    (23-Nov-2016)
    No, eating it doesn't make you sleepy, the skin isn't all bad and other common misconceptions

  • U.S. Kids Are Eating Healthier Now, But . . .
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Their salt intake has risen and veggies are still shunned, study finds

  • U.S. Kids Are Eating Healthier Now, But . . .
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Their salt intake has risen and veggies are still shunned, study finds

  • U.S. Kids Are Eating Healthier Now, But . . .
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Their salt intake has risen and veggies are still shunned, study finds

  • New Skin Patch Analyzes Your Sweat During Exercise
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Used with a smartphone app, it's designed to offer information about your health, inventors say

  • Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Dietician offers tips for avoiding weight gain during the holidays

  • How to Prepare That Holiday Turkey Safely
    (22-Nov-2016)
    USDA offers advice for avoiding foodborne illness

  • Health Tip: Don't Overeat During the Holidays
    (21-Nov-2016)
    Strategies to avoid too much food

  • Health Tip: Don't Nullify Your Workout
    (21-Nov-2016)
    Here's how to eat healthy

  • TV Snack Ads Make Preschoolers Snack More: Study
    (21-Nov-2016)
    This happened even with kids who weren't hungry, researchers found

  • Choose the Healthy Foods Options This Holiday Season
    (20-Nov-2016)
    Display healthy foods and keep unhealthy ones out of sight, nutritionist advises

  • Choose the Healthy Foods Options This Holiday Season
    (20-Nov-2016)
    Display healthy foods and keep unhealthy ones out of sight, nutritionist advises

  • Choose the Healthy Foods Options This Holiday Season
    (20-Nov-2016)
    Display healthy foods and keep unhealthy ones out of sight, nutritionist advises

  • FDA Explains Pros, Cons of Permanent Birth Control
    (18-Nov-2016)
    A drawback to one form is that it isn't effective until 3 months after placement

  • Health Tip: Eating Healthier
    (18-Nov-2016)
    Here are some suggestions

  • Can Protein, Probiotics Help With Blood Sugar Control?
    (18-Nov-2016)
    Simple dietary changes seem to reap important benefits, researchers say

  • Bagged Salads May Be Fertile Ground for Bacteria
    (18-Nov-2016)
    Study found juices released from damaged leaves encouraged salmonella spread

  • Bagged Salads May Be Fertile Ground for Bacteria
    (18-Nov-2016)
    Study found juices released from damaged leaves encouraged salmonella spread

  • 'Yo-Yo Dieting' Hard on Older Women's Hearts: Study
    (17-Nov-2016)
    But at least one nutrition expert says it's too soon to draw conclusions

  • Intrarosa Approved for Post-Menopausal Pain During Sex
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Drug contained in a once-daily insert

  • Public Health Campaign Cut Consumption of Sugary Drinks
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Soda sales fell 20 percent in Maryland county, study finds

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Autumn Produce
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Some healthy fall foods

  • Public Health Campaign Cut Consumption of Sugary Drinks
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Soda sales fell 20 percent in Maryland county, study finds

  • Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

  • Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

  • Health Tip: Be Healthier for the Holidays
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Suggestions for you and your guests

  • Omega-3s a Recipe for Healthy Blood Pressure in Young Adults
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study found higher blood levels of fatty acids were linked with lower blood pressure

  • Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

  • Meat-Heavy Diets May Raise Older Women's Heart Risks
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Vegetable protein sources appear safer, study suggests

  • Omega-3s a Recipe for Healthy Blood Pressure in Young Adults
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study found higher blood levels of fatty acids were linked with lower blood pressure

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Lower Heart Risks
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Patients were less likely to develop irregular heartbeat, diabetes, heart failure, study finds

  • Omega-3s a Recipe for Healthy Blood Pressure in Young Adults
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study found higher blood levels of fatty acids were linked with lower blood pressure

  • Could C-Section Birth Raise Child's Risk of Obesity?
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study suggests passage through birth canal confers protective gut bacteria to newborns

  • DNA Isn't Destiny: Healthy Living Can Overcome Genes Linked to Heart Disease
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study found exercise, healthy diet could lower odds for heart attack even in those at high genetic risk

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Lower Heart Risks
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Patients were less likely to develop irregular heartbeat, diabetes, heart failure, study finds

  • Food Safety Not Always on Menu of TV Cooking Shows
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Researchers say producers are missing a chance to teach viewers how to head off foodborne illnesses

  • Health Tip: Toast Pumpkin Seeds
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Here's how

  • How to Introduce Your Baby to Food Containing Peanuts
    (11-Nov-2016)
    New guidelines coming soon from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

  • Food Safety Not Always on Menu of TV Cooking Shows
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Researchers say producers are missing a chance to teach viewers how to head off foodborne illnesses

  • Food Safety Not Always on Menu of TV Cooking Shows
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Researchers say producers are missing a chance to teach viewers how to head off foodborne illnesses

  • Too Much Iron Linked to Gestational Diabetes
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Supplements should only be given to pregnant women with low iron levels, diabetes expert suggests

  • Menopause Before 40? Risk of Broken Bones May Be Higher
    (11-Nov-2016)
    And traditional preventive treatments don't erase added danger, new study suggests

  • New Moms Get No Iron Boost From Eating Placenta: Study
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Trend popular because advocates say practice speeds recovery after childbirth, boosts mothers' mood and energy

  • Too Much Iron Linked to Gestational Diabetes
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Supplements should only be given to pregnant women with low iron levels, diabetes expert suggests

  • Sugary, Caffeinated Drinks Could Cost You Sleep
    (10-Nov-2016)
    Researchers don't know if beverages keep you awake or lack of sleep prompts cravings

  • Sugary, Caffeinated Drinks Could Cost You Sleep
    (10-Nov-2016)
    Researchers don't know if beverages keep you awake or lack of sleep prompts cravings

  • Daily Can of Soda Boosts Odds for Prediabetes, Study Finds
    (10-Nov-2016)
    Diet sodas do not appear to pose the same danger, researcher says

  • Vitamin D May Affect Breast Cancer Survival
    (10-Nov-2016)
    Study link is strongest in women who have not entered menopause, researchers report

  • High-Dose Statins Boost Survival: Study
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Increased doses reduced death risk in those with existing heart disease

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Raise Bladder Cancer Risk: Study
    (08-Nov-2016)
    Researchers say finding might lead to cheap and safe way to prevent the disease

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Raise Bladder Cancer Risk: Study
    (08-Nov-2016)
    Researchers say finding might lead to cheap and safe way to prevent the disease

  • Additive in Processed Foods Tied to Colon Cancer in Mice
    (07-Nov-2016)
    Emulsifiers may change intestinal bacteria and promote inflammation, researchers say

  • Flavored E-Cigarettes May Entice Teens to Smoke: Study
    (07-Nov-2016)
    Nearly 2 of 3 young people using e-cigs load them with flavors such as bubble gum or gummy bear

  • Follow-Up Appointments Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Success
    (05-Nov-2016)
    Those who saw doctor three times after procedure had better blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels

  • Follow-Up Appointments Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Success
    (05-Nov-2016)
    Those who saw doctor three times after procedure had better blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels

  • Soft Drink Suppliers Try to Blunt the Blow of Soda Taxes
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Distributors absorbed some of the extra cost, researchers say

  • Balloon-in-a-Pill Helped Obese Patients Lose Weight
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Curbing appetite by making patients feel full could jumpstart a weight-loss program, researcher says

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Brings Bigger Heart Benefits to Women: Study
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Researchers suggest their bodies may respond differently than men after procedure

  • Balloon-in-a-Pill Helped Obese Patients Lose Weight
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Curbing appetite by making patients feel full could jumpstart a weight-loss program, researcher says

  • Soft Drink Suppliers Try to Blunt the Blow of Soda Taxes
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Distributors absorbed some of the extra cost, researchers say

  • Balloon-in-a-Pill Helped Obese Patients Lose Weight
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Curbing appetite by making patients feel full could jumpstart a weight-loss program, researcher says

  • Skip Dinner and Maybe Boost Your Metabolism
    (03-Nov-2016)
    But, study didn't show overall changes in fat burning or calories used

  • Health Tip: Don't Give in to Food Cravings
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Focus your attention on something else

  • Skip Dinner and Maybe Boost Your Metabolism
    (03-Nov-2016)
    But, study didn't show overall changes in fat burning or calories used

  • Lack of Sleep May Stretch Your Waistline
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Tired people tended to eat higher fat foods, researchers found

  • Too Many Kids Still Eating Too Much Salt
    (03-Nov-2016)
    9 out of 10 exceed daily recommendations, CDC researchers find

  • Lack of Sleep May Stretch Your Waistline
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Tired people tended to eat higher fat foods, researchers found

  • Skip Dinner and Maybe Boost Your Metabolism
    (03-Nov-2016)
    But, study didn't show overall changes in fat burning or calories used

  • Skip Dinner and Maybe Boost Your Metabolism
    (03-Nov-2016)
    But, study didn't show overall changes in fat burning or calories used

  • Water: Can It Be Too Much of a Good Thing?
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Athletes and non-athletes alike may overdo it, sometimes with tragic consequences

  • Too Many Kids Still Eating Too Much Salt
    (03-Nov-2016)
    9 out of 10 exceed daily recommendations, CDC researchers find

  • Water: Can It Be Too Much of a Good Thing?
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Athletes and non-athletes alike may overdo it, sometimes with tragic consequences

  • Skip Dinner and Maybe Boost Your Metabolism
    (03-Nov-2016)
    But, study didn't show overall changes in fat burning or calories used

  • Health Tip: Help Teens Learn to Read Food Labels
    (02-Nov-2016)
    What parents can do

  • Lazy Summer Days Mean Weight Gain for Young Kids
    (02-Nov-2016)
    Children from kindergarten through second grade put on weight when school's out, study found

  • Lazy Summer Days Mean Weight Gain for Young Kids
    (02-Nov-2016)
    Children from kindergarten through second grade put on weight when school's out, study found

  • Icy Slurry May Be Best Way to Hydrate in Extreme Heat: Study
    (02-Nov-2016)
    Water's temperature appears to be more important than how much you drink, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Snacking Healthier With Diabetes
    (01-Nov-2016)
    What experts suggest

  • Food Labels on Potential Allergens May Confuse Shoppers
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Misunderstanding warnings could be dangerous for those with food allergies, researcher says

  • Big $ Spent Marketing Not-So-Healthy Baby, Toddler Foods: Study
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Of concern are liquid supplements, toddler milk and sweetened snacks, researcher says

  • Stressed-Out Mate Bad for Your Weight
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Spouse's chronic stress takes a toll on partner's health, study suggests

  • Kids 6 and Older Should Be Screened for Obesity, Task Force Reaffirms
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Guideline fine-tunes 2010 recommendation

  • When Soda Makers Fund Studies, Links to Obesity Weaken
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Biased research muddies the health harms of sugary drinks, researchers contend

  • Pedal Your Way to Heart Health
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Studies find bike users have fewer heart attacks, lower blood pressure

  • When Soda Makers Fund Studies, Links to Obesity Weaken
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Biased research muddies the health harms of sugary drinks, researchers contend

  • Device Approved to Prevent Second Strokes in Certain Heart Patients
    (28-Oct-2016)
    It's for people who had prior stroke related to a hole in the heart

  • Join the Teal Pumpkin Project on Halloween
    (28-Oct-2016)
    Painted pumpkins let trick-or-treaters with food allergies know safe treats are available

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Risk of Pregnancy Complications
    (28-Oct-2016)
    Women who had procedure less likely to have large babies, need C-sections than obese women, review finds

  • Health Tip: Looking for a Sweet Snack?
    (27-Oct-2016)
    It doesn't have to be unhealthy

  • Heart Group Advises Personalized Nutrition Counseling
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Providers should take ethnic, cultural and individual preferences into account

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Pays Off for Severely Obese Teens
    (26-Oct-2016)
    Boosts kids' health and self-esteem, and appears to be cost-effective over time, study finds

  • Review Says Calcium Supplements Won't Harm the Heart
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Other physicians urge caution, however, and say these findings aren't conclusive

  • Many Teens Light Up to Lose Weight, Study Suggests
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Researchers offer new ways to discourage smoking among adolescents

  • Review Says Calcium Supplements Won't Harm the Heart
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Other physicians urge caution, however, and say these findings aren't conclusive

  • Review Says Calcium Supplements Won't Harm the Heart
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Other physicians urge caution, however, and say these findings aren't conclusive

  • Mediterranean Diet, Caffeine May Be Good for Your Eyes
    (21-Oct-2016)
    Study found both were linked to lower risk of leading cause of blindness

  • Coffee's Impact a Matter of Genes?
    (21-Oct-2016)
    Study seeks to explain why some can enjoy a cup before bed and then sleep, while others can't

  • Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun
    (21-Oct-2016)
    Bobbing for apples, trick-or-treating can expose kids to potential hazards, health experts say

  • Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun
    (21-Oct-2016)
    Bobbing for apples, trick-or-treating can expose kids to potential hazards, health experts say

  • Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun
    (21-Oct-2016)
    Bobbing for apples, trick-or-treating can expose kids to potential hazards, health experts say

  • Is It Really True That Chocolate May Be Good for You?
    (21-Oct-2016)
    A component in cocoa seems to help control blood sugar and inflammation, but there's a caveat

  • New Treatment Approved for Soft-Tissue Cancers
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Malignancies that develop in muscles, fat, tendons and blood vessels

  • National School Lunch Program Serving Up Healthier Fare
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Since starting to offer more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, consumption of fat, salt dropped

  • Digestive Byproduct Tied to Meat Raises Risks for Some Heart Patients
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Those with narrowed leg arteries and high levels of the byproduct had higher odds of dying early, study suggests

  • Having Baby Too Soon After Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risks
    (19-Oct-2016)
    A suitable interval, plus proper nutrition, key to ensuring healthy mom and baby, study finds

  • Mouth and Gut Germs May Be Linked to Migraines
    (18-Oct-2016)
    People who get the severe headaches have more nitrate-reducing microbes, researchers say

  • Are Vegetarian Diets Heart-Healthier?
    (18-Oct-2016)
    Study finds no significant difference in 10-year cardiovascular risk, but one expert is skeptical of research

  • Are Vegetarian Diets Heart-Healthier?
    (18-Oct-2016)
    Study finds no significant difference in 10-year cardiovascular risk, but one expert is skeptical of research

  • No Link Between Caffeine, Irregular Heartbeat in Heart Failure Patient Study
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Stress test didn't show short-term changes after coffee drinking

  • Health Tip: Kids Don't Need a Low-Fat Diet
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Here's why

  • Health Tip: Health Tip: Risk Factors for Malnutrition
    (17-Oct-2016)
    What makes you more vulnerable

  • Obesity More Common Among Teens With Autism: Study
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Addressing problem behaviors with food or TV may combat excess weight, researchers suggest

  • Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study
    (17-Oct-2016)
    They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

  • Obesity More Common Among Teens With Autism: Study
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Addressing problem behaviors with food or TV may combat excess weight, researchers suggest

  • 1 in 4 College Students Is Hungry: Survey
    (16-Oct-2016)
    And nearly half say they are food insecure

  • Health Tip: Get Enough Dietary Iron
    (14-Oct-2016)
    Here are good sources

  • More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer
    (14-Oct-2016)
    And type 2 diabetes more than doubles the odds, researchers say

  • High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study
    (11-Oct-2016)
    These regimens didn't reverse drops in 'insulin sensitivity,' a forerunner of the disease

  • Health Tip: Watching Portions and Your Wallet
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Opt for budget-friendly bulk foods

  • High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study
    (11-Oct-2016)
    These regimens didn't reverse drops in 'insulin sensitivity,' a forerunner of the disease

  • Americans Are Changing Their Supplements of Choice
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Vitamin D, fish oil are in, multivitamins less so, study finds

  • High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study
    (11-Oct-2016)
    These regimens didn't reverse drops in 'insulin sensitivity,' a forerunner of the disease

  • Americans Are Changing Their Supplements of Choice
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Vitamin D, fish oil are in, multivitamins less so, study finds

  • Health Tip: Sauté Your Veggies
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Here's how

  • 6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween
    (10-Oct-2016)
    These tips can ease parents' worries and help kids with food allergies or asthma enjoy the holiday

  • Day Care Doesn't Encourage Weight Gain in Kids
    (10-Oct-2016)
    After other factors were weighed, analysis found no link

  • Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

  • Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Heart-Healthy Football Meal
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Opt for healthier game-day snacks

  • How 'Mindful Eating' Can Keep Kids Slim
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Step one, pediatrician says, is to examine emotional connection to food

  • Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

  • Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Researchers want chains to stop including the beverages with meal deals to reduce calorie intake

  • Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

  • Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Researchers want chains to stop including the beverages with meal deals to reduce calorie intake

  • Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Researchers want chains to stop including the beverages with meal deals to reduce calorie intake

  • Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Researchers want chains to stop including the beverages with meal deals to reduce calorie intake

  • Older Surgery Patients Should Be Screened for Frailty: Study
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Warning signs such as exhaustion increase the risk for bad outcomes, researchers find

  • FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Lawsuit says agency's decision is more than 4 years overdue

  • Health Tip: Skip the Late Night Snacks
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Here's what you should be eating

  • 3 Lifestyle Changes To Help Prevent Breast Cancer
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Healthy weight, regular exercise and less alcohol could cut incidence by one-third, cancer expert says

  • 3 Lifestyle Changes To Help Prevent Breast Cancer
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Healthy weight, regular exercise and less alcohol could cut incidence by one-third, cancer expert says

  • More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks
    (03-Oct-2016)
    Every half-teaspoon or so raises risk of premature death by 12 percent, study suggests

  • More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks
    (03-Oct-2016)
    Every half-teaspoon or so raises risk of premature death by 12 percent, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Separate Foods
    (03-Oct-2016)
    To prevent cross-contamination

  • More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks
    (03-Oct-2016)
    Every half-teaspoon or so raises risk of premature death by 12 percent, study suggests

  • 'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Treatment focuses on personal goals and 'cues' to overeating, researcher says

  • It May Be Time to Punt on Your Favorite Football Fare
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Nutrition expert says tailgating standards aren't scoring any heart-health points

  • Health Tip: Make Sure Eggs Are Thoroughly Cooked
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Tips to help prevent food poisoning

  • It May Be Time to Punt on Your Favorite Football Fare
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Nutrition expert says tailgating standards aren't scoring any heart-health points

  • Health Tip: Make Sure Eggs Are Thoroughly Cooked
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Tips to help prevent food poisoning

  • 'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Treatment focuses on personal goals and 'cues' to overeating, researcher says

  • 'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Treatment focuses on personal goals and 'cues' to overeating, researcher says

  • 'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Treatment focuses on personal goals and 'cues' to overeating, researcher says

  • 'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Treatment focuses on personal goals and 'cues' to overeating, researcher says

  • It May Be Time to Punt on Your Favorite Football Fare
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Nutrition expert says tailgating standards aren't scoring any heart-health points

  • Health Tip: Health Risks of Childhood Obesity
    (29-Sep-2016)
    Here's what it may cause

  • Food Flavors May Come From Surprising Sources
    (28-Sep-2016)
    If you're looking for real, rather than artificial, tastes, be sure to check food labels

  • Food Flavors May Come From Surprising Sources
    (28-Sep-2016)
    If you're looking for real, rather than artificial, tastes, be sure to check food labels

  • FDA's Cancer-Drug Reviewers Often Join Industry Later: Study
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Analysis raises concerns about regulators' ability to serve the public interest, researchers suggest

  • FDA Asks Public: What Is 'Healthy Food'?
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Agency seeks input from Americans on defining what is considered nutritious

  • 'Artificial Pancreas' Approved for Type 1 Diabetes
    (28-Sep-2016)
    An automated delivery device for insulin

  • FDA Approves 1st 'Artificial Pancreas' for Type 1 Diabetes
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Automated insulin delivery system will ease some of the burden of living with the condition

  • Health Tip: Add Veggies to Most Any Meal
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Suggestions for sneaking them in

  • Health Tip: Let Kids Make Breakfast
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Here are some healthy options

  • Food Flavors May Come From Surprising Sources
    (28-Sep-2016)
    If you're looking for real, rather than artificial, tastes, be sure to check food labels

  • FDA Asks Public: What Is 'Healthy Food'?
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Agency seeks input from Americans on defining what is considered nutritious

  • Are There Alternatives to Statins?
    (27-Sep-2016)
    Dietary changes, other meds and even surgery also can help lower cholesterol levels, study finds

  • Amjevita OK'd to Treat Inflammatory Diseases
    (26-Sep-2016)
    For several arthritic and gastrointestinal conditions

  • 9 of 10 U.S. Teens Don't Get Enough Exercise
    (26-Sep-2016)
    And bad habits continue after high school for most, study shows

  • Eliminate Sweetened Drinks, Cut Kids' Sugar Intake
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Average U.S. child consumes about 80 grams daily, nutritionist says, putting health at risk

  • How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions
    (24-Sep-2016)
    Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

  • Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Study suggests food choices made at 15 may establish long-term eating habits

  • Gardening May Give Kids' Diets a Boost
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Those who gardened ate more fruits, veggies by the time they were in college, study shows

  • New MRSA Strain Found in Denmark
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Researchers believe it was spread through contaminated imported poultry

  • Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Study suggests food choices made at 15 may establish long-term eating habits

  • Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Study suggests food choices made at 15 may establish long-term eating habits

  • Do Open Floor Plans Invite Overeating?
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Fewer calories are consumed in closed kitchen spaces, study says

  • Do Open Floor Plans Invite Overeating?
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Fewer calories are consumed in closed kitchen spaces, study says

  • Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Findings from Germany, Japan and the United States suggest festive seasons spur overeating

  • Health Tip: Make Time for Family Dinners
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Here are potential benefits

  • Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Findings from Germany, Japan and the United States suggest festive seasons spur overeating

  • Why the Teen Years May Not Be Lean Years
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Adolescents burn about 450 fewer calories daily than 10-year-olds, study finds

  • Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Findings from Germany, Japan and the United States suggest festive seasons spur overeating

  • 'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Report
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Lifestyle, environment likely play bigger roles when dropping pounds, researchers say

  • 'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Report
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Lifestyle, environment likely play bigger roles when dropping pounds, researchers say

  • Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Findings from Germany, Japan and the United States suggest festive seasons spur overeating

  • 'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Report
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Lifestyle, environment likely play bigger roles when dropping pounds, researchers say

  • 'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Report
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Lifestyle, environment likely play bigger roles when dropping pounds, researchers say

  • Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

  • Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

  • Sleep Troubles, Heart Troubles?
    (19-Sep-2016)
    American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye

  • First Drug Approved for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Exondys 51 sanctioned for certain gene mutation

  • FDA OKs 1st Drug to Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Exondys 51 seems to fill unmet need for devastating childhood disease, agency says

  • Health Tip: For a Healthier Diet, Plan Ahead
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Suggestions for cooking in advance

  • Health Tip: Fill Up On Low-Calorie Foods
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Eat healthy amounts and still lose weight

  • Healthy Diet May Be Key to Kids' Reading Skills
    (19-Sep-2016)
    More fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains linked to higher test scores in study

  • 'Baby-Led' Weaning Doesn't Raise Choking Risk: Study
    (19-Sep-2016)
    But only give softened 'finger foods' to infants and watch them while they eat, researcher says

  • Carrot-Stick Approach: A Way to Get Folks to Eat More Veggies, Fruits
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Study of financial incentives for healthful eating also banned payments for sugary foods, sodas

  • Carrot-Stick Approach: A Way to Get Folks to Eat More Veggies, Fruits
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Study of financial incentives for healthful eating also banned payments for sugary foods, sodas

  • Carrot-Stick Approach: A Way to Get Folks to Eat More Veggies, Fruits
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Study of financial incentives for healthful eating also banned payments for sugary foods, sodas

  • Balloon Device Approved for Eustachian Tube Problems
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Designed to relieve pain or clogged sensations in ear

  • Could Fish Oil Fatty Acids Raise a Woman's Risk for Diabetes?
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Long-term French study finds an association between the two

  • Marriage May Help Diabetics Keep Weight Off
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Study also found it lowered chances of risk factors for heart disease among men, but not women

  • Severe Obesity and Heart Failure
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Study sees link even without other conditions such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure

  • Overweight Kids Often Shunned, Bullied
    (16-Sep-2016)
    School health programs should urge healthy behaviors, acceptance of different body shapes, study shows

  • Severe Obesity and Heart Failure
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Study sees link even without other conditions such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure

  • Severe Obesity and Heart Failure
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Study sees link even without other conditions such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure

  • Overweight Kids Often Shunned, Bullied
    (16-Sep-2016)
    School health programs should urge healthy behaviors, acceptance of different body shapes, study shows

  • Marriage May Help Diabetics Keep Weight Off
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Study also found it lowered chances of risk factors for heart disease among men, but not women

  • Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

  • Scientists Debunk the '5-Second Rule'
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Germs can transfer almost instantly to food dropped on the floor, study shows

  • Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

  • Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

  • 31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

  • 31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

  • Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

  • Laser Device Approved for Nearsightedness
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Surgery permanently reshapes eye's cornea

  • Health Tip: Too Busy for Breakfast?
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Here are quick but healthy options

  • Fruits, Veggies Powerful Rx for Kidney Disease: Study
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Researchers found 3 to 4 extra servings a day lowered blood pressure, cut medication costs

  • Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm: Study
    (13-Sep-2016)
    Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Create a Heart-Healthy Salad
    (13-Sep-2016)
    Staples to make it more nutritious and interesting

  • Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm: Study
    (13-Sep-2016)
    Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking, researchers say

  • Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm: Study
    (13-Sep-2016)
    Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking, researchers say

  • What New Moms Need to Know About Pumping Breast Milk
    (11-Sep-2016)
    Use these safety tips to protect your baby from disease-causing germs

  • Savor Your Coffee -- and a Bright Smile
    (09-Sep-2016)
    Expert tips for preventing discoloration

  • FDA Warns Ovarian Cancer Tests Not Reliable
    (09-Sep-2016)
    May delay preventive therapies for high-risk women, spur unnecessary procedures in some without cancer

  • Know Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer -- and the Symptoms
    (09-Sep-2016)
    Because early signs are often easy to ignore, 140,000 women worldwide die of the disease every year

  • Sugary Drink Warnings Hit Home With Teens
    (08-Sep-2016)
    Fewer choose sweetened beverages when labels mention obesity, diabetes, study finds

  • Excess Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Slightly Raise Baby's Cerebral Palsy Risk
    (08-Sep-2016)
    But, study found overall odds remain quite low

  • Excess Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Slightly Raise Baby's Cerebral Palsy Risk
    (08-Sep-2016)
    But, study found overall odds remain quite low

  • Sugary Drink Warnings Hit Home With Teens
    (08-Sep-2016)
    Fewer choose sweetened beverages when labels mention obesity, diabetes, study finds

  • 'Glycemic Index' May Be Too Unreliable to Manage Diabetes: Study
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Wide variability seen after eating same food at different times

  • A Woman's Weight Has Complex Link to Stroke Risk
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Being overweight ups odds for most prevalent form of attack, but may slightly lower chances for another type

  • Do Overweight People Fare Better Than Others With Kidney Cancer?
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Study suggests they do, giving insights into potential new treatments

  • Clot Retrieval Device Approval Expanded
    (06-Sep-2016)
    Instruments help avoid disability among stroke patients

  • Health Tip: Heal Your Body With Nutrition
    (06-Sep-2016)
    The right foods can help with wounds

  • Number of Americans on Gluten-Free Diet Tripled in 5 Years
    (06-Sep-2016)
    But number of people diagnosed each year with celiac disease has remained stable

  • Cesarean Birth Linked to Risk of Obesity in Childhood
    (06-Sep-2016)
    Odds even greater when compared to siblings who were born vaginally, study finds

  • Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines
    (03-Sep-2016)
    Study found some high-tech help brings balance to kids' plates, but do they eat it?

  • Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines
    (03-Sep-2016)
    Study found some high-tech help brings balance to kids' plates, but do they eat it?

  • Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines
    (03-Sep-2016)
    Study found some high-tech help brings balance to kids' plates, but do they eat it?

  • Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines
    (03-Sep-2016)
    Study found some high-tech help brings balance to kids' plates, but do they eat it?

  • FDA Cracks Down on Antibacterial Soaps
    (02-Sep-2016)
    Says the products are no better than traditional soap, and may pose risk of bacterial resistance

  • Parents Can Play Key Role in Setting Healthy Habits for Kids
    (02-Sep-2016)
    Shut down the iPads and lead by example, study suggests

  • Fried, Grilled or Baked Foods? They May Affect Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    (02-Sep-2016)
    Researchers suggest steaming, poaching and stewing for better health

  • Health Tip: Visit Your Local Farmer's Market
    (01-Sep-2016)
    For healthy, local foods

  • Health Tip: Spotting the Signs of an Effective Weight-Loss Program
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Make sure it offers these key features

  • FDA Approves New Biological Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Erelzi is a biosimilar for Enbrel

  • FDA: Opioids Plus Sedatives Pose Fatal OD Risk
    (31-Aug-2016)
    These drugs will now carry 'boxed warning' detailing the threat

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Sheds Pounds Long Term
    (31-Aug-2016)
    10-year follow-up study finds many who had gastric bypass kept weight off

  • Health Tip: Spotting the Signs of an Effective Weight-Loss Program
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Make sure it offers these key features

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Sheds Pounds Long Term
    (31-Aug-2016)
    10-year follow-up study finds many who had gastric bypass kept weight off

  • Want Better Heart Health? There's an App for That
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Smartphones can help keep you on track with lifestyle changes

  • 3 Steps to Lower a Woman's Risk of Premature Birth
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Study finds there's lots mothers-to-be can do to help ensure they deliver at full-term

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Sheds Pounds Long Term
    (31-Aug-2016)
    10-year follow-up study finds many who had gastric bypass kept weight off

  • 3 Steps to Lower a Woman's Risk of Premature Birth
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Study finds there's lots mothers-to-be can do to help ensure they deliver at full-term

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Sheds Pounds Long Term
    (31-Aug-2016)
    10-year follow-up study finds many who had gastric bypass kept weight off

  • Vitamin A Compound Might Aid in Colon Cancer Fight
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Researchers studying connection between retinoic acid and inflammation in gut

  • Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

  • Health Tip: Choose Healthier Sides for Your Barbecue
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Lighten up drinks, desserts and sides

  • FDA Recommends All Blood Donations Be Tested for Zika
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Updated guidance provides further protection for U.S. blood supply

  • Health Tip: Choose Healthier Sides for Your Barbecue
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Lighten up drinks, desserts and sides

  • Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

  • Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

  • Friendships Matter if You Want to Lose Weight
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Study found overweight people more likely to shed pounds if they spend time with thin friends

  • Teach Your Kids to Pick, Prepare and Pack Their School Lunch
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Getting them involved boosts the odds they will actually eat it, experts say

  • Friendships Matter if You Want to Lose Weight
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Study found overweight people more likely to shed pounds if they spend time with thin friends

  • Friendships Matter if You Want to Lose Weight
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Study found overweight people more likely to shed pounds if they spend time with thin friends

  • Friendships Matter if You Want to Lose Weight
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Study found overweight people more likely to shed pounds if they spend time with thin friends

  • Coffee Cravings May Spring From Your DNA
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Genes appear to influence how much caffeine you need, researchers find

  • New Case of Local Zika Infection Reported in Florida
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Latest one in Palm Beach County brings state total to 43; scientists predict 400 cases by summer's end

  • Diabetes Drug May Help Kids With Autism Fight Unwanted Pounds
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Weight gain is a side effect of antipsychotic drugs used to treat irritability and agitation

  • Five More Cases of Local Zika Infection Reported in Florida
    (24-Aug-2016)
    State health department says one confirmed in Tampa Bay area

  • Diabetes Drug May Help Kids With Autism Fight Unwanted Pounds
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Weight gain is a side effect of antipsychotic drugs used to treat irritability and agitation

  • Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say
    (24-Aug-2016)
    International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

  • Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say
    (24-Aug-2016)
    International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

  • Season of Conception May Affect Fetal Brain Growth
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Babies conceived in winter more apt to have learning problems and vitamin D might play a role, study finds

  • Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say
    (24-Aug-2016)
    International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

  • Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say
    (24-Aug-2016)
    International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

  • Season of Conception May Affect Fetal Brain Growth
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Babies conceived in winter more apt to have learning problems and vitamin D might play a role, study finds

  • Diabetes Drug May Help Kids With Autism Fight Unwanted Pounds
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Weight gain is a side effect of antipsychotic drugs used to treat irritability and agitation

  • Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say
    (24-Aug-2016)
    International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

  • Could Weight-Loss Surgery Boost Odds of Preemie Birth?
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Monitoring is essential, especially later in pregnancy, study suggests

  • Use of Cancer-Linked Fibroid Device Declines After FDA Warning
    (23-Aug-2016)
    Rate of uterus removals done with power morcellators dropped significantly, study finds

  • Patent Monopolies Driving High U.S. Drug Prices: Study
    (23-Aug-2016)
    Letting Medicare and Medicaid negotiate pricing would likely help bring costs down, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Pack Healthier Lunches
    (23-Aug-2016)
    But don't sacrifice variety and taste

  • Health Tip: Shop for the Freshest Fish
    (23-Aug-2016)
    Here's how to tell

  • Breast-Feeding Rates Climb, But Many Moms Quit Early: CDC
    (23-Aug-2016)
    American Academy of Pediatrics recommends babies get only breast milk for the first 6 months of life

  • Head Injury Screening Tests Approved
    (22-Aug-2016)
    Assess brain function after possible concussions

  • Food, Even Water Can Spoil When the Power Goes Out
    (22-Aug-2016)
    A few precautions will help prevent contamination that can make you sick, CDC says

  • To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight
    (22-Aug-2016)
    New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

  • No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids
    (22-Aug-2016)
    New guidelines aim to help improve children's overall diet, health

  • Teen Student-Athletes Often Unfit, Overweight
    (22-Aug-2016)
    Philadelphia study found 15 percent who underwent physical exams also had high blood pressure

  • To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight
    (22-Aug-2016)
    New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

  • To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight
    (22-Aug-2016)
    New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

  • No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids
    (22-Aug-2016)
    New guidelines aim to help improve children's overall diet, health

  • Possible Cases of Local Zika Transmission in Miami Beach
    (19-Aug-2016)
    If confirmed, a health advisory against travel to the city by pregnant women may follow, unidentified source says

  • CDC Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Miami Beach Due to Zika
    (19-Aug-2016)
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott says 5 cases of locally transmitted infection have occured in the tourist spot

  • Health Tip: Eating Healthy on a Family Trip
    (19-Aug-2016)
    Suggestions for vacation

  • 'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart
    (19-Aug-2016)
    Unhealthy eating on the road linked with early signs of artery clogging, study says

  • Peanut Allergy Treatment: The Earlier in Childhood, the Better
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Exposure therapy for infants and toddlers leaves 4 out of 5 'desensitized,' study finds

  • Could Diet in Pregnancy Raise Child's Odds for ADHD?
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Study underscores importance of good prenatal nutrition

  • Fatty Fish May Curb Eye Risks for Diabetics, Study Finds
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Those who ate 2 servings a week were 48 percent less likely to develop diabetic retinopathy

  • Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

  • Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

  • Doctors Report Probable Zika Transmission Via Blood Transfusion
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Donor became ill after giving blood that was then used by 2 patients in Rio de Janeiro, physicians say

  • Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

  • Heart Health May Hinge on Easy Access to Fresh Food
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Lack of dietary choices tied to early signs of heart disease

  • Celiac Disease Risk May Be Tied to Time, Place of Birth
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Swedish study finds lower risk of the digestive disorder in babies born in winter or cooler climates

  • Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

  • Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Study found odds for 4 types rose 10 percent for every decade of obesity

  • Health Tip: Do Your Homework Before Dining Out
    (15-Aug-2016)
    Make sure there are healthy options

  • Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout
    (15-Aug-2016)
    DASH eating plan brings blood pressure down, and seems to relieve inflammatory joint problem

  • Where Do Americans Buy Most of Their Junk Food?
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Hint: Not where you probably suspect

  • Where Do Americans Buy Most of Their Junk Food?
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Hint: Not where you probably suspect

  • Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Risk appears to be particularly high for people who had breast or colon cancer

  • Ditch Your Car, Ride Your Bike and Check Your Scale
    (12-Aug-2016)
    European study finds people who mostly use bikes to get around weigh less

  • Where Do Americans Buy Most of Their Junk Food?
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Hint: Not where you probably suspect

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

  • Health Tip: Young Men Shouldn't Scrimp on Nutrition
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Good choices promote better health

  • How to Get Your Child Ready for a Successful School Year
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Good sleep, ample exercise and sound nutrition are keys, doctor says

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

  • Health Tip: Learn About Salmonella
    (10-Aug-2016)
    And take steps to protect yourself

  • Obesity May Be Bad for the Brain, Too
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Study found 10-year difference in amount of white matter between obese and lean people

  • Task Force Calls for More Study Into Risks, Benefits of Kids' Cholesterol Screening
    (09-Aug-2016)
    Panel does recommend screening kids for obesity starting at age 6

  • What Mom-to-Be Eats Determines Bugs in Baby's Gut: Study
    (09-Aug-2016)
    Scientists say finding is key because these microbes play role in immune system development and more

  • Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

  • Starting Monday, FDA Banning E-Cigarette Sales to Minors
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Agency also details other retail restrictions on access to vaping products

  • Sugary, High-Fat Western Diet Tied to Denser Breast Tissue
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Previous research has linked higher density to increased risk of breast cancer

  • Climate Change May Bring More Tainted Shellfish to Northern Seas
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Study finds rise in dangerous bacteria could make swimming more hazardous, too

  • Diet Supplement May Help Prevent Kidney Stones: Study
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Researchers suggest it might offer alternative to current treatment that has side effects

  • Sugary, High-Fat Western Diet Tied to Denser Breast Tissue
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Previous research has linked higher density to increased risk of breast cancer

  • Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

  • Sugary, High-Fat Western Diet Tied to Denser Breast Tissue
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Previous research has linked higher density to increased risk of breast cancer

  • Half of U.S. Women Weigh Too Much Before Getting Pregnant
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Excess weight puts mom and baby at risk, ob-gyn expert says

  • Half of U.S. Women Weigh Too Much Before Getting Pregnant
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Excess weight puts mom and baby at risk, ob-gyn expert says

  • Underweight Seniors May Have Added Alzheimer's Risk
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Study links lower body weight to increased amounts of disease-causing plaque in the brain

  • Half of U.S. Women Weigh Too Much Before Getting Pregnant
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Excess weight puts mom and baby at risk, ob-gyn expert says

  • Underweight Seniors May Have Added Alzheimer's Risk
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Study links lower body weight to increased amounts of disease-causing plaque in the brain

  • Half of U.S. Women Weigh Too Much Before Getting Pregnant
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Excess weight puts mom and baby at risk, ob-gyn expert says

  • Body Acceptance Rises for Women
    (05-Aug-2016)
    But study finds men a bit concerned about their muscle size

  • FDA: Anti-Aging, Skin-Lightening Products May Contain Mercury
    (04-Aug-2016)
    How you can eliminate the health risk to you and your family

  • Health Tip: Need More Energy?
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Focus on nutrition

  • Vitamin D Levels May Fall When Women Stop Taking Birth Control
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Expectant mothers or those trying to get pregnant should make sure they get enough of the nutrient, researchers say

  • Breast-Fed Preemies Do Better on Skills Tests: Study
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Research points up the need to support new mothers' efforts to breast-feed

  • Average American 15 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Growing wider but not taller, research shows

  • Average American 15 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Growing wider but not taller, research shows

  • Average American 15 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Growing wider but not taller, research shows

  • Average American 15 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Growing wider but not taller, research shows

  • Health Tip: Opt for Healthier Beverages
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Suggestions to avoid needless sugar and calories

  • High Doses of Fish Oil Might Help Healing After Heart Attack
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Study found improved heart function, less scarring

  • Health Tip: Opt for Healthier Beverages
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Suggestions to avoid needless sugar and calories

  • Lots of Red Meat, an Earlier Grave?
    (01-Aug-2016)
    People who eat more plant-based proteins lower risk of dying younger, study suggests

  • Lots of Red Meat, an Earlier Grave?
    (01-Aug-2016)
    People who eat more plant-based proteins lower risk of dying younger, study suggests

  • Lots of Red Meat, an Earlier Grave?
    (01-Aug-2016)
    People who eat more plant-based proteins lower risk of dying younger, study suggests

  • Order Lunch Early, Lose Weight Later?
    (01-Aug-2016)
    Study found those who picked their meal an hour or more before eating it chose lower-calorie fare

  • Lots of Red Meat, an Earlier Grave?
    (01-Aug-2016)
    People who eat more plant-based proteins lower risk of dying younger, study suggests

  • Order Lunch Early, Lose Weight Later?
    (01-Aug-2016)
    Study found those who picked their meal an hour or more before eating it chose lower-calorie fare

  • Fat May Not Hike Heart Attack Risk: Study
    (01-Aug-2016)
    But it does raise diabetes risk, research with twins found

  • Fat May Not Hike Heart Attack Risk: Study
    (01-Aug-2016)
    But it does raise diabetes risk, research with twins found

  • Health Tip: Get More Omega-3 Fatty Acids
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Find them in these nutritious foods

  • Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Real?
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Study finds distinctly different biological changes than those from celiac disease, wheat allergy

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Boost Bone Health: Study
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Increased risk for fractures remained after procedure

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Boost Bone Health: Study
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Increased risk for fractures remained after procedure

  • FDA OKs New Injectable Type 2 Diabetes Medication
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Drug lowers blood sugar levels, and doesn't boost risk of heart problems, agency says

  • Adlyxin Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Hormone helps control blood sugar

  • Health Tip: Keep Kitchen Surfaces Clean
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Suggestions to make them sanitary

  • Alcohol, Obesity Could Raise Esophageal Cancer Risk
    (28-Jul-2016)
    A third of cases would vanish if people stayed trim and didn't drink, cancer experts say

  • Exercise May Keep Diabetes in Check During Pregnancy
    (27-Jul-2016)
    Short walks and some strength training each week made a difference for obese women, researchers say

  • FDA Bolsters Warnings About Class of Antibiotics
    (26-Jul-2016)
    Fluoroquinolones such as Cipro, Levaquin should be reserved for life-threatening infections

  • Edible Pot Sends Toddlers to Colorado ERs
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Cannabis-laced candy, baked goods look irresistible to kids, doctors warn

  • FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods
    (22-Jul-2016)
    By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

  • FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods
    (22-Jul-2016)
    By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

  • Health Tip: Help Your Underweight Child Gain Safely
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Nutritious foods can help add a few pounds

  • Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates

  • FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods
    (22-Jul-2016)
    By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

  • Coming to a Brew Near You: Calorie Counts, Carbs Info
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Best-selling beers will soon disclose nutrition facts, ingredient list, freshness dates

  • Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates

  • FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods
    (22-Jul-2016)
    By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

  • Omega-3s in Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, however, so experts believe more data is needed

  • Health Tip: The Basics of Food Safety
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Ignore this information, and you could get sick

  • New Drug May Treat Rare Obesity Disorder Causing Constant Hunger
    (20-Jul-2016)
    It's also being studied as possible treatment for other genetic causes of obesity

  • Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

  • Healthy Fats Can Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Study
    (19-Jul-2016)
    A diet rich in nuts, seeds, fish and vegetable oils could lower blood sugar levels, researchers say

  • Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

  • Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

  • College Linemen Larger Than Ever, Study Finds
    (19-Jul-2016)
    These athletes will need help adopting healthy lifestyles after their careers end, researcher says

  • Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

  • Healthy Fats Can Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Study
    (19-Jul-2016)
    A diet rich in nuts, seeds, fish and vegetable oils could lower blood sugar levels, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Pack Your Pantry With Heart-Healthy Staples
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Here's what to include

  • Obese Teens Take Weight-Loss Surgery in Stride
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Procedure led to better walking, eased pain and improved heart rate, study shows

  • Obese Teens Take Weight-Loss Surgery in Stride
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Procedure led to better walking, eased pain and improved heart rate, study shows

  • Obamacare Paying Off With Improved Health Care: Report
    (15-Jul-2016)
    But gains between 2011 and 2014 were often small, especially in poor communities

  • Heavy Moms Likelier to Pile Food on Kids' Plates: Study
    (15-Jul-2016)
    Researcher suggests parents serve normal portions and let kids ask for more if they don't feel full

  • Heavy Moms Likelier to Pile Food on Kids' Plates: Study
    (15-Jul-2016)
    Researcher suggests parents serve normal portions and let kids ask for more if they don't feel full

  • Health Tip: Keep Spinach Fresher
    (14-Jul-2016)
    And get more nutrients

  • Too Much Red Meat Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Substituting poultry for pork in Chinese diet seemed to reduce risk

  • Weight Loss Might Reduce Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Corresponding drop seen in proteins that promote tumor growth

  • Health Before a Stroke Is Big Predictor of Second Attack
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Getting hypertension, cholesterol under control could be key to avoiding later dementia, too, study finds

  • Early Bedtime for Preschoolers, Healthier Weight Later?
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Getting shuteye by 8 p.m. appeared linked with lower obesity risk as teens, researchers say

  • Normal Weight May Not Protect Against Diabetes
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Rising rates of prediabetes detected in slimmer Americans, study finds

  • Weight Loss Might Reduce Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Corresponding drop seen in proteins that promote tumor growth

  • Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

  • Early Bedtime for Preschoolers, Healthier Weight Later?
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Getting shuteye by 8 p.m. appeared linked with lower obesity risk as teens, researchers say

  • Normal Weight May Not Protect Against Diabetes
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Rising rates of prediabetes detected in slimmer Americans, study finds

  • Weight Loss Might Reduce Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Corresponding drop seen in proteins that promote tumor growth

  • Health Tip: Go Easy on the Condiments
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Make healthier choices

  • Rising Blood Sugar Hitting More Obese Adults
    (13-Jul-2016)
    To curb diabetes, researchers urge serious weight-loss efforts

  • Health Tip: Go Easy on the Condiments
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Make healthier choices

  • Health Tip: Go Easy on the Condiments
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Make healthier choices

  • Rising Blood Sugar Hitting More Obese Adults
    (13-Jul-2016)
    To curb diabetes, researchers urge serious weight-loss efforts

  • Health Tip: Logging What You Eat
    (12-Jul-2016)
    It can help you lose weight

  • Xiidra Eyedrops Approved to Treat Dry Eye
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Symptoms more likely as people age

  • Health Tip: Logging What You Eat
    (12-Jul-2016)
    It can help you lose weight

  • Dietary Mineral Could Be One Key to Blood Pressure Control
    (12-Jul-2016)
    People who didn't get enough daily magnesium had higher BP readings, analysis showed

  • Health Tip: Measure Your Waist Circumference
    (12-Jul-2016)
    And know the risks of excess belly fat

  • Drink Water, Stay Slimmer?
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Well-hydrated adults weigh less, study finds

  • Drink Water, Stay Slimmer?
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Well-hydrated adults weigh less, study finds

  • Drink Water, Stay Slimmer?
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Well-hydrated adults weigh less, study finds

  • Acne Treatment Differin Gel Approved for OTC Use
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Among people 12 and older

  • Ultrasound Device Approved to Treat Essential Tremor
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Uses MRI to help destroy brain tissue that's behind involuntary movement

  • Health Tip: Cooking Frozen Food
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Some food safety suggestions

  • Don't Let Burns Spoil Your Summer Fun
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Follow these expert tips for safe cookouts and sunburn prevention

  • Beware Whole Body Cryotherapy Claims, FDA Warns
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Health benefits aren't proven, and trendy treatment carries risk of injury

  • 1st HPV Test for Use With Preservative Fluid
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Human papillomavirus responsible for 70 percent of cervical cancers

  • FDA OKs Non-Prescription Use of Acne Drug
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Differin Gel 0.1% is first retinoid medication approved for over-the-counter use

  • Health Tip: Balancing Exercise and Nutrition
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Feed your body well to support your workouts

  • Obese Preschoolers More Likely to Be Hospitalized
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Study also found health care costs about 60 percent higher for these kids

  • Obese Preschoolers More Likely to Be Hospitalized
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Study also found health care costs about 60 percent higher for these kids

  • How to Stay Safe When the Power Goes Out
    (07-Jul-2016)
    American Red Cross advises keeping emergency supplies of water, cash and non-perishable food

  • U.S. Teens Less Sweet on Soft Drinks
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Survey finds consumption dropped one-third in just 2 years, and more are drinking water

  • U.S. Teens Less Sweet on Soft Drinks
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Survey finds consumption dropped one-third in just 2 years, and more are drinking water

  • How to Stay Safe When the Power Goes Out
    (07-Jul-2016)
    American Red Cross advises keeping emergency supplies of water, cash and non-perishable food

  • Extra Weight Probably Doesn't Keep You Warm
    (06-Jul-2016)
    Experiments in mice find fat less important than fur in preventing heat loss

  • Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods?
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

  • Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life
    (05-Jul-2016)
    High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier

  • FDA Approves First Fully Dissolvable Stent
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Device is absorbed by the body after about three years

  • Health Tip: Packing for a Picnic
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Suggestions to avoid food-borne illness

  • Junk Food Ads Sway Kids' Preferences
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Children under 8 most vulnerable to marketing's effects, study says

  • Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life
    (05-Jul-2016)
    High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier

  • Savvy Marketing Gets School Kids to Snap Up Veggies
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Using cartoon characters that resembled vegetables doubled, tripled how many students ate fresh produce

  • Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods?
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

  • Now Pasta Is Good for Your Diet?
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Researchers link this Italian staple with lower BMI

  • Health Tip: Packing for a Picnic
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Suggestions to avoid food-borne illness

  • Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life
    (05-Jul-2016)
    High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier

  • Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods?
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

  • Now Pasta Is Good for Your Diet?
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Researchers link this Italian staple with lower BMI

  • Modern Lifestyle Primary Culprit for Obesity Epidemic: Study
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Even people with lower genetic risk were affected as decades passed

  • Food Safety Should Come 1st on the 4th
    (04-Jul-2016)
    Bacteria thrive in warmer temperatures, so be careful when handling picnic fare

  • Food Safety Should Come 1st on the 4th
    (04-Jul-2016)
    Bacteria thrive in warmer temperatures, so be careful when handling picnic fare

  • When Cooking Outside, Don't Let Food Safety Slide
    (01-Jul-2016)
    Dietitian offers suggestions on keeping your barbecues and picnics safe

  • Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity
    (01-Jul-2016)
    Good relationship with parents, especially between fathers and sons, fosters healthy habits, study finds

  • Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity
    (01-Jul-2016)
    Good relationship with parents, especially between fathers and sons, fosters healthy habits, study finds

  • Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity
    (01-Jul-2016)
    Good relationship with parents, especially between fathers and sons, fosters healthy habits, study finds

  • FDA Says 'No' to Eating Raw Cookie Dough
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Illness-inducing germs such as E. coli can lurk in uncooked flour, agency warns

  • FDA Approves Eye Implant for Aging Boomers
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Tiny lens reshapes cornea to improve focus on small print, objects close to you

  • New Test Help Detect Drug-Resistant Bacteria
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Uses specimens taken directly from patients

  • FDA Says 'No' to Eating Raw Cookie Dough
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Illness-inducing germs such as E. coli can lurk in uncooked flour, agency warns

  • FDA Says 'No' to Eating Raw Cookie Dough
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Illness-inducing germs such as E. coli can lurk in uncooked flour, agency warns

  • Uncle Sam Wants You ... Slimmer
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Obesity affects 1 in 5 military members, study finds

  • Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap?
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Study finds little added health danger for those who love the spread, but some nutritionists remain wary

  • Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap?
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Study finds little added health danger for those who love the spread, but some nutritionists remain wary

  • FDA Asks How Safe Is That Hand Sanitizer?
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Agency wants proof the products kill bacteria and are harmless over time

  • Health Tip: Fuel Up for a Day at the Beach
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Pack healthier, non-perishable snacks

  • Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap?
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Study finds little added health danger for those who love the spread, but some nutritionists remain wary

  • Epclusa Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Combination drug treats six major forms of HCV

  • Health Tip: Toddlers Should Get Vitamins From Diet
    (28-Jun-2016)
    How to get what young children need

  • Health Tip: Toddlers Should Get Vitamins From Diet
    (28-Jun-2016)
    How to get what young children need

  • Want to Stay Mobile as You Age? A Healthy Diet May Do the Trick
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Study found it was associated with less physical disability among women

  • Are Omega-3s Linked to Lower Risk for Fatal Heart Attack?
    (27-Jun-2016)
    These vital nutrients are found in seafood, nuts and seeds

  • Looks-Conscious Teens Trying Risky Supplements
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Unregulated products can harm health, U.S. pediatricians' group warns

  • Health Tip: Skip Traditional Barbequed Food
    (24-Jun-2016)
    In favor of healthier options

  • Fiber: The Rx for Disease-Free Aging
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Lots of this dietary nutrient can keep you healthy, functioning, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Is Your Snack Fueling Drowsiness?
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Some foods can trigger sleepiness

  • Health Tip: Keep Pushing Through Your Workout
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Consider these energy boosters

  • Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk
    (23-Jun-2016)
    The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

  • Health Tip: Don't Overeat at Restaurants
    (22-Jun-2016)
    Suggestions to help avoid weight gain

  • Most Americans Are Eating Better
    (21-Jun-2016)
    But government programs needed to improve overall diet for many, researchers say

  • Most Americans Are Eating Better
    (21-Jun-2016)
    But government programs needed to improve overall diet for many, researchers say

  • Most Americans Are Eating Better
    (21-Jun-2016)
    But government programs needed to improve overall diet for many, researchers say

  • Most Americans Are Eating Better
    (21-Jun-2016)
    But government programs needed to improve overall diet for many, researchers say

  • Most Americans Are Eating Better
    (21-Jun-2016)
    But government programs needed to improve overall diet for many, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Eat Mindfully to Help Shed Pounds
    (21-Jun-2016)
    Eat slowly and enjoy every bite

  • Most Americans Are Eating Better
    (21-Jun-2016)
    But government programs needed to improve overall diet for many, researchers say

  • Report Faulty Tobacco Products to FDA
    (19-Jun-2016)
    Agency also wants to know about unexpected smoking-related health problems

  • Aging May Blunt Some of Exercise's Benefits
    (17-Jun-2016)
    But, that's no excuse for seniors to abandon healthy habits

  • Caffeine's Jolt Can Sometimes Be Short-Lived
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Stimulant effect diminishes after days of insufficient sleep, study finds

  • Health Tip: Identifying Problem Eating
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Unhealthy habits can trigger weight gain

  • Folic Acid Now Added to Corn Masa Flour: FDA
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Agency says fortification can reduce risk of certain birth defects in Hispanic-American populations

  • Health Tip: Identifying Problem Eating
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Unhealthy habits can trigger weight gain

  • Folic Acid Now Added to Corn Masa Flour: FDA
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Agency says fortification can reduce risk of certain birth defects in Hispanic-American populations

  • Teen Obesity May Mean Liver Disease Later
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Study found risk increased as weight went up

  • Teen Obesity May Mean Liver Disease Later
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Study found risk increased as weight went up

  • Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

  • 5 Diet Drugs: Which Ones Work?
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Side effects are one consideration, study says

  • FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Device
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Surgically implanted port allows obese patients to drain some contents from stomach after meal

  • Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes?
    (14-Jun-2016)
    A mostly plant-based diet may help lower risk of the blood sugar disease, study suggests

  • FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Device
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Surgically implanted port allows obese patients to drain some contents from stomach after meal

  • 5 Diet Drugs: Which Ones Work?
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Side effects are one consideration, study says

  • FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Device
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Surgically implanted port allows obese patients to drain some contents from stomach after meal

  • FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Device
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Surgically implanted port allows obese patients to drain some contents from stomach after meal

  • Could Eating More Whole Grains Help You Live Longer?
    (13-Jun-2016)
    Three servings a day lessens risk of dying from heart disease and cancer, study suggests

  • Could Eating More Whole Grains Help You Live Longer?
    (13-Jun-2016)
    Three servings a day lessens risk of dying from heart disease and cancer, study suggests

  • Antibiotics May Blunt Breast-Feeding's Benefits
    (13-Jun-2016)
    Infants given the drugs were prone to infections and obesity in childhood, researchers say

  • 3 Popular Diet Plans May Help Ease Type 2 Diabetes, Too
    (10-Jun-2016)
    They seemed to help, but researchers say more information needed

  • 3 Popular Diet Plans May Help Ease Type 2 Diabetes, Too
    (10-Jun-2016)
    They seemed to help, but researchers say more information needed

  • Health Tip: Fight Inflammation With Diet and Exercise
    (10-Jun-2016)
    Suggestions to help ward off illness

  • 3 Popular Diet Plans May Help Ease Type 2 Diabetes, Too
    (10-Jun-2016)
    They seemed to help, but researchers say more information needed

  • Vitamin Deficiencies Common in Young Migraine Sufferers
    (10-Jun-2016)
    But study couldn't determine if supplements made a difference

  • 3 Popular Diet Plans May Help Ease Type 2 Diabetes, Too
    (10-Jun-2016)
    They seemed to help, but researchers say more information needed

  • Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up
    (09-Jun-2016)
    CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

  • Parents: Stay Mum on Daughter's Weight
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Girls who hear comments on size more likely to be overweight as adults, study finds

  • Parents: Stay Mum on Daughter's Weight
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Girls who hear comments on size more likely to be overweight as adults, study finds

  • Parents: Stay Mum on Daughter's Weight
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Girls who hear comments on size more likely to be overweight as adults, study finds

  • Parents: Stay Mum on Daughter's Weight
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Girls who hear comments on size more likely to be overweight as adults, study finds

  • Healthy Fats in Mediterranean Diet Won't Boost Weight
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Vegetable oils, nuts can be a part of a healthful diet, experts say

  • Healthy Fats in Mediterranean Diet Won't Boost Weight
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Vegetable oils, nuts can be a part of a healthful diet, experts say

  • Do Big Bottles Kickstart Infant Weight Issues?
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Smaller baby bottles might help prevent early obesity in formula-fed infants, study suggests

  • Healthy Fats in Mediterranean Diet Won't Boost Weight
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Vegetable oils, nuts can be a part of a healthful diet, experts say

  • Do Big Bottles Kickstart Infant Weight Issues?
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Smaller baby bottles might help prevent early obesity in formula-fed infants, study suggests

  • Obesity Rates Rising Among Women: CDC
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Though a major health concern, little has changed, expert says

  • Healthy Fats in Mediterranean Diet Won't Boost Weight
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Vegetable oils, nuts can be a part of a healthful diet, experts say

  • Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Seem to Help Some People Quit
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Many smokers can't shake the haunting FDA-proposed visuals, study finds

  • Beware of Bleeding Risks With Antacids Containing Aspirin
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Alka Seltzer, Bromo Seltzer among over-the-counter products vulnerable patients should avoid, FDA says

  • Pop Stars Often Hawk Unhealthy Foods to Kids: Study
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and others endorse sugary, less healthy fare, researchers say

  • Pop Stars Often Hawk Unhealthy Foods to Kids: Study
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and others endorse sugary, less healthy fare, researchers say

  • Overweight Kids Eat Only a Bit More Per Meal
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Study finds difference is surprisingly small -- just 11 calories on average

  • Overweight Kids Eat Only a Bit More Per Meal
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Study finds difference is surprisingly small -- just 11 calories on average

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Boost Survival
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Overall death risk dropped 57 percent, study says

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Boost Survival
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Overall death risk dropped 57 percent, study says

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Boost Survival
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Overall death risk dropped 57 percent, study says

  • Overweight Kids Eat Only a Bit More Per Meal
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Study finds difference is surprisingly small -- just 11 calories on average

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Boost Survival
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Overall death risk dropped 57 percent, study says

  • Overweight Kids Eat Only a Bit More Per Meal
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Study finds difference is surprisingly small -- just 11 calories on average

  • 'Hard' Tap Water Linked to Eczema in Babies
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Skin condition seems more likely in areas with high mineral content in water, study finds

  • FDA Calls for Less Salt in Processed Foods
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Agency sets short- and long-term goals in effort to cut Americans' risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke

  • FDA Calls for Less Salt in Processed Foods
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Agency sets short- and long-term goals in effort to cut Americans' risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke

  • Health Tip: Eat Healthier
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Suggestions for more nutritious fare

  • FDA Calls for Less Salt in Processed Foods
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Agency sets short- and long-term goals in effort to cut Americans' risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke

  • Calling Your Kid 'Fat' Could Be Counterproductive
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Mom and Dad often misjudge child's weight, studies find

  • Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Excess weight also linked to extended hospital stays, study finds

  • Genes Might Help Shield Some Black Men From Obesity
    (01-Jun-2016)
    But these same factors don't appear to reduce risk of excess weight for black women

  • Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Excess weight also linked to extended hospital stays, study finds

  • Genes Might Help Shield Some Black Men From Obesity
    (01-Jun-2016)
    But these same factors don't appear to reduce risk of excess weight for black women

  • FDA Calls for Less Salt in Processed Foods
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Agency sets short- and long-term goals in effort to cut Americans' risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke

  • Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Excess weight also linked to extended hospital stays, study finds

  • Genes Might Help Shield Some Black Men From Obesity
    (01-Jun-2016)
    But these same factors don't appear to reduce risk of excess weight for black women

  • Calling Your Kid 'Fat' Could Be Counterproductive
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Mom and Dad often misjudge child's weight, studies find

  • Ocaliva Approved for Rare Liver Disease
    (31-May-2016)
    Primary biliary cholangitis causes inflamed bile ducts

  • Researchers Uncover Surprises About Celiac Disease
    (31-May-2016)
    Immune condition most common among people descended from the Punjab region of India

  • Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids
    (30-May-2016)
    Healthier habits related to exercise and diet could help many with the disorder, researcher says

  • Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids
    (30-May-2016)
    Healthier habits related to exercise and diet could help many with the disorder, researcher says

  • Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids
    (30-May-2016)
    Healthier habits related to exercise and diet could help many with the disorder, researcher says

  • Don't Let Bad Food Spoil a Good Barbecue
    (28-May-2016)
    Keep the fun going by cooking foods to the right temperatures

  • Don't Let Bad Food Spoil a Good Barbecue
    (28-May-2016)
    Keep the fun going by cooking foods to the right temperatures

  • Make That Memorial Day BBQ Tasty -- and Safe
    (27-May-2016)
    Cooking meat at high temperatures can release harmful chemicals, but a few precautions help, nutritionist says

  • New Labeling Offers More Protection for Meat Lovers
    (27-May-2016)
    Warns consumers that mechanically tenderized beef can raise bacteria risk, so more careful cooking needed

  • New Labeling Offers More Protection for Meat Lovers
    (27-May-2016)
    Warns consumers that mechanically tenderized beef can raise bacteria risk, so more careful cooking needed

  • Probuphine Implant Approved for Opioid Dependence
    (26-May-2016)
    New form of treatment designed to last six months

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Mexican Meal
    (26-May-2016)
    Lighten up on fat and salt

  • What Doctors Aren't Telling Obese, Young Adults
    (25-May-2016)
    Too few warn patients of their risk for kidney disease, study says

  • 'Fat Shaming' Begins in First Grade
    (25-May-2016)
    Weight bias affects all aspects of obese kids' lives, researchers say

  • 'Fat Shaming' Begins in First Grade
    (25-May-2016)
    Weight bias affects all aspects of obese kids' lives, researchers say

  • High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients
    (24-May-2016)
    Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

  • High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients
    (24-May-2016)
    Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

  • Balloon-in-a-Pill May Be New Weight-Loss Tool
    (24-May-2016)
    Those using the device were nearly 7 percent lighter after six months

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-May-2016)
    45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

  • Hormone May Be Linked to Teenage Obesity
    (24-May-2016)
    Researchers suspect low levels of spexin might play contributing role

  • Balloon-in-a-Pill May Be New Weight-Loss Tool
    (24-May-2016)
    Those using the device were nearly 7 percent lighter after six months

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-May-2016)
    45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

  • No Welcome Mats for Diabetes, Obesity in 'Walkable' Neighborhoods
    (24-May-2016)
    Urban design can play a role in public health, experts suggest

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-May-2016)
    45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

  • High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients
    (24-May-2016)
    Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

  • Balloon-in-a-Pill May Be New Weight-Loss Tool
    (24-May-2016)
    Those using the device were nearly 7 percent lighter after six months

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-May-2016)
    45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

  • No Welcome Mats for Diabetes, Obesity in 'Walkable' Neighborhoods
    (24-May-2016)
    Urban design can play a role in public health, experts suggest

  • Living Near Fast-Food Places Hurts Less-Educated Most
    (23-May-2016)
    Researchers propose regulating number of unhealthy food outlets

  • Living Near Fast-Food Places Hurts Less-Educated Most
    (23-May-2016)
    Researchers propose regulating number of unhealthy food outlets

  • Late Dinners Won't Doom Kids to Obesity
    (23-May-2016)
    Study found eating after 8 p.m. was not linked to increased risk for weight gain

  • Could a Low-Salt Diet Hurt Your Health?
    (20-May-2016)
    Report suggests restricting sodium might backfire, but heart experts are critical of the finding

  • FDA Unveils Makeover of Nutrition Facts Label
    (20-May-2016)
    Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision

  • FDA Unveils Makeover of Nutrition Facts Label
    (20-May-2016)
    Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision

  • FDA Unveils Makeover of Nutrition Facts Label
    (20-May-2016)
    Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision

  • Could a Low-Salt Diet Hurt Your Health?
    (20-May-2016)
    Report suggests restricting sodium might backfire, but heart experts are critical of the finding

  • FDA Unveils Makeover of Nutrition Facts Label
    (20-May-2016)
    Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision

  • Folic Acid for Moms-to-Be Not as Effective as Thought?
    (20-May-2016)
    Study authors stress women should still take the B vitamin before and during pregnancy

  • FDA Unveils Makeover of Nutrition Facts Label
    (20-May-2016)
    Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision

  • Health Tip: Going Low-Calorie?
    (19-May-2016)
    Restricting too much could backfire

  • Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk
    (19-May-2016)
    Higher amounts of unhealthy fats tied to greater breast density, researchers suggest

  • FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Bladder Cancer
    (19-May-2016)
    Tecentriq boosted survival in small trial

  • Health Tip: Going Low-Calorie?
    (19-May-2016)
    Restricting too much could backfire

  • Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk
    (19-May-2016)
    Higher amounts of unhealthy fats tied to greater breast density, researchers suggest

  • A Little Excess Weight May Boost Colon Cancer Survival
    (19-May-2016)
    Researchers saw an effect, but experts stress that heavier people also have higher odds of getting cancer

  • Could Spuds Be Bad for Blood Pressure?
    (18-May-2016)
    Eating potatoes 4 or more times a week linked to higher readings in study

  • Why Pleasant Mealtimes Could Be Key to Alzheimer's Care
    (17-May-2016)
    Enhanced atmosphere reduces odds of malnutrition, dehydration, study suggests

  • Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease
    (17-May-2016)
    Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

  • Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe: Review
    (17-May-2016)
    Extensive study concludes they're as safe to eat as food from traditional plant-breeding methods

  • Sugar-Free Gum Can Be Deadly for Dogs
    (13-May-2016)
    Keep all products containing the sweetener xylitol out of your pooch's reach, FDA warns

  • Health Tip: Cleanse Your Body Naturally
    (13-May-2016)
    Eat healthy and avoid 'detox' diets

  • Sugar-Free Gum Can Be Deadly for Dogs
    (13-May-2016)
    Keep all products containing the sweetener xylitol out of your pooch's reach, FDA warns

  • Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (12-May-2016)
    But second report found women who drink more alcohol over time might increase chances of disease

  • Too Much Folic Acid in Pregnancy Tied to Raised Autism Risk in Study
    (11-May-2016)
    But researchers stress that women should not throw away their supplements

  • Too Much Folic Acid in Pregnancy Tied to Raised Autism Risk in Study
    (11-May-2016)
    But researchers stress that women should not throw away their supplements

  • Does Fat-Storing Hormone Cause Obesity?
    (11-May-2016)
    Researchers evaluate role of neurotensin in weight gain

  • Too Much Folic Acid in Pregnancy Tied to Raised Autism Risk in Study
    (11-May-2016)
    But researchers stress that women should not throw away their supplements

  • FDA to Re-examine What Makes a Food 'Healthy'
    (10-May-2016)
    Agency acknowledges changing standards, concerns

  • Restrictive Diets May Cause Thyroid Troubles in Young Kids
    (10-May-2016)
    Cutting out foods with iodine led to deficiency that harmed metabolism in 2 children, case reports show

  • FDA to Re-examine What Makes a Food 'Healthy'
    (10-May-2016)
    Agency acknowledges changing standards, concerns

  • Obesity May Not Take Years Off Your Life: Study
    (10-May-2016)
    Research suggests that 30 percent increased risk for early death has disappeared over the past 4 decades

  • Restrictive Diets May Cause Thyroid Troubles in Young Kids
    (10-May-2016)
    Cutting out foods with iodine led to deficiency that harmed metabolism in 2 children, case reports show

  • Obesity May Not Take Years Off Your Life: Study
    (10-May-2016)
    Research suggests that 30 percent increased risk for early death has disappeared over the past 4 decades

  • Artificial Sweeteners During Pregnancy May Make for Heavier Infants
    (09-May-2016)
    Study found women who used them every day had babies who were twice as likely to be overweight by age 1 year

  • Child Obesity Rates Drop in Canada
    (09-May-2016)
    Researchers say kids are still heavy, and public health officials can't become complacent

  • Child's Obesity Tied to Mom's Pregnancy Weight: Study
    (09-May-2016)
    Elevated blood sugar may also 'imprint' baby for extra pounds

  • Artificial Sweeteners During Pregnancy May Make for Heavier Infants
    (09-May-2016)
    Study found women who used them every day had babies who were twice as likely to be overweight by age 1 year

  • Child Obesity Rates Drop in Canada
    (09-May-2016)
    Researchers say kids are still heavy, and public health officials can't become complacent

  • Young LGBT Adults Are Target of FDA Stop-Smoking Campaign
    (06-May-2016)
    Tobacco use is common among these 18- to 24-year-olds, agency says

  • Shortages of Lifesaving Drugs Linger in U.S.
    (06-May-2016)
    Longer wait time for vital acute-care meds despite legislation, study says

  • FDA Banning E-Cigarette Sales to Minors
    (06-May-2016)
    Agency also wants other retail restrictions on access to vaping products

  • Health Tip: Is Your Child an Emotional Eater?
    (06-May-2016)
    Here are potential warning signs

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Boost Good Cholesterol in Obese Boys
    (05-May-2016)
    Small study showed surgery also improved protective effects of HDL on the heart

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Boost Good Cholesterol in Obese Boys
    (05-May-2016)
    Small study showed surgery also improved protective effects of HDL on the heart

  • Stay Lean, Live Longer
    (05-May-2016)
    Researchers found slimmest people had lowest chances of dying in two studies

  • Study Links Climate Change to Kidney Disease
    (05-May-2016)
    Rising temperatures, less rain seen boosting rates of disease in rural areas with hot climes

  • Fatty Foods, Drowsy Days
    (04-May-2016)
    Study found men who preferred fat-filled fare were more likely to be habitually sleepy

  • Health Tip: Trim Daily Calories
    (04-May-2016)
    Food substitutions that will make you feel full

  • Health Tip: Trim Daily Calories
    (04-May-2016)
    Food substitutions that will make you feel full

  • Fatty Foods, Drowsy Days
    (04-May-2016)
    Study found men who preferred fat-filled fare were more likely to be habitually sleepy

  • Why Humans Have Bigger Brains
    (04-May-2016)
    Body fat, metabolism give people an evolutionary edge over other primates, study finds

  • Got Unused Meds? Here's What to Do
    (03-May-2016)
    Check for local take-back events, or contact the DEA for collection locations

  • Why Labradors Often Get Fat
    (03-May-2016)
    One copy of a gene variant led to an additional 4 pounds, on average, study found

  • Why Labradors Often Get Fat
    (03-May-2016)
    One copy of a gene variant led to an additional 4 pounds, on average, study found

  • Why Labradors Often Get Fat
    (03-May-2016)
    One copy of a gene variant led to an additional 4 pounds, on average, study found

  • Even Non-Obese Report Better Mood, Sex Drive After Dieting
    (02-May-2016)
    Calorie cutters said their sleep and relationships improved, too

  • Nuplazid Approved for Parkinson's Hallucinations
    (02-May-2016)
    Half of people with Parkinson's may have them

  • Health Tip: Planning Makes Healthy Eating Simpler
    (02-May-2016)
    Vary your menu to avoid boredom

  • Well Water a Suspected Cause of Bladder Cancer in New England
    (02-May-2016)
    Researchers believe arsenic exposure might contribute to higher-than-normal rates

  • Even Non-Obese Report Better Mood, Sex Drive After Dieting
    (02-May-2016)
    Calorie cutters said their sleep and relationships improved, too

  • If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be Bored
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Dull times lead to unhealthy choices, including chips, sweets and fast food, studies find

  • To Avoid Food Poisoning, There's an App for That
    (29-Apr-2016)
    USDA product helps consumers track expiration dates

  • If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be Bored
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Dull times lead to unhealthy choices, including chips, sweets and fast food, studies find

  • Coffee, Wine Good for Healthy Gut, Sodas May Be Bad
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Study examines how food and medications affect makeup of bacteria in people's tummies

  • Health Tip: Choose Energy-Boosting Foods
    (27-Apr-2016)
    The right diet fuels your workout

  • Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes
    (27-Apr-2016)
    A genetic link is one theory for the possible association, researchers say

  • Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Help Predict Child's Size
    (27-Apr-2016)
    Study also found six months of breast-feeding offered protection against excess pounds in child

  • Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Help Predict Child's Size
    (27-Apr-2016)
    Study also found six months of breast-feeding offered protection against excess pounds in child

  • Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes
    (27-Apr-2016)
    A genetic link is one theory for the possible association, researchers say

  • Statins Might Not Lower Colon Cancer Risk: Study
    (26-Apr-2016)
    But cholesterol levels may be associated with reduced chance of disease

  • Drug for Yeast Infections May Raise Miscarriage Risk, FDA Warns
    (26-Apr-2016)
    Agency recommends alternatives to fluconazole for mothers-to-be until its review is complete

  • Americans Getting Adequate Water Daily, CDC Finds
    (26-Apr-2016)
    Men take in an average of 14 cups a day, women almost 12

  • Rates of Severe Obesity Among U.S. Kids Still Rising: Study
    (26-Apr-2016)
    Treatment for these 4.5 million children is urgently needed, researcher says

  • Americans Getting Adequate Water Daily, CDC Finds
    (26-Apr-2016)
    Men take in an average of 14 cups a day, women almost 12

  • Rates of Severe Obesity Among U.S. Kids Still Rising: Study
    (26-Apr-2016)
    Treatment for these 4.5 million children is urgently needed, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Dig Into More Flavorful Foods
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Seasonings boost taste

  • Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding 'Bad' Ones, for Heart Health: Study
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Fewer heart attacks, strokes and deaths seen among those who follow Mediterranean-style eating plan

  • Babies Fed Rice-Based Cereals Have Higher Arsenic Levels, Study Finds
    (25-Apr-2016)
    To avoid potential harm, experts recommend consuming a variety of grains early in life

  • Could Certain Fatty Foods Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Study also suggests that cholesterol-lowering drugs may help counteract harmful effect

  • FDA Proposes Ban on 'Shock' Device Used to Curb Self-Harm
    (22-Apr-2016)
    The therapy carries too many risks that updated labeling can't eliminate, the agency says

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Hard-Boiled Eggs Safely
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Information about cooking and storing them

  • Could Certain Fatty Foods Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Study also suggests that cholesterol-lowering drugs may help counteract harmful effect

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Hard-Boiled Eggs Safely
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Information about cooking and storing them

  • Health Tip: Start Changing Your Lifestyle
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Begin with these four simple steps

  • Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer Risk
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Excess weight also seems to boost chances of disease, and risk increases as three factors increase, researchers report

  • Rich-Poor Life Expectancy Gap Shrinking for U.S. Youth
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Policies to boost health among poorer Americans may be paying off, researchers say

  • Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer Risk
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Excess weight also seems to boost chances of disease, and risk increases as three factors increase, researchers report

  • Nagging Your Kids About Weight Might Backfire
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Children added pounds if parents thought they were heavy, research suggests

  • Nagging Your Kids About Weight Might Backfire
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Children added pounds if parents thought they were heavy, research suggests

  • Cow's Milk Allergy in Childhood May Lead to Weaker Bones: Study
    (20-Apr-2016)
    But one expert contends that difference in bone density wasn't enough, on average, to worry about fractures

  • FDA Launches Ad Campaign Against Chewing Tobacco
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Health officials targeting rural teens with messages about health risks of smokeless tobacco products

  • After Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes, Healthy Diet May Ease Blood Pressure
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Eating nutritious foods seems to counter higher risk, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Quench Your Thirst in a Healthier Way
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Avoid drinks that offer little nutritional value

  • Toddlers' Sweet Tooth a Weight-Gain Danger, Study Confirms
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Tots who favored sugary snacks over salty ones tended to be heavier by age 3, researchers found

  • Low-Fat Diets May Help Older Women With Breast Cancer Survive Longer: Study
    (15-Apr-2016)
    A decade after diagnosis, there were 20 percent fewer deaths when compared to women in usual diet group

  • Health Tip: Stop Eating When You're Full
    (15-Apr-2016)
    Pay attention to feeling of fullness

  • No Drop in Teen Use of Tobacco Products, CDC Says, and E-Cigs May Be Why
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Electronic smoking devices have now eclipsed traditional cigarettes as most widely used product among kids

  • Makers of Corn Masa Flour Can Add Folic Acid
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Vitamin helps prevent birth defects

  • Hunger Sending Some Americans to the Hospital
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Many patients with multiple admissions have little or no food at home, researchers say

  • Antibiotics in Animal Feed Contribute to Drug-Resistant Germs: Study
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Individual farm practices can have global implications, researcher says

  • Makers of Corn Masa Flour Can Add Folic Acid
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Vitamin helps prevent birth defects

  • Study Questions Health Value of Switching From Butter to Vegetable Oils
    (13-Apr-2016)
    But nutritionists stick by advice to lower saturated fat intake from meat, dairy products

  • Study Questions Health Value of Switching From Butter to Vegetable Oils
    (13-Apr-2016)
    But nutritionists stick by advice to lower saturated fat intake from meat, dairy products

  • Does Exercise Help or Hinder Your Diet?
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Research shows a workout dulls the appetite, at least temporarily

  • Study Questions Health Value of Switching From Butter to Vegetable Oils
    (13-Apr-2016)
    But nutritionists stick by advice to lower saturated fat intake from meat, dairy products

  • Could Fast Food Expose People to Harmful Chemicals?
    (13-Apr-2016)
    High consumption linked to higher levels of plastics-related compounds in urine, study found

  • Study Questions Health Value of Switching From Butter to Vegetable Oils
    (13-Apr-2016)
    But nutritionists stick by advice to lower saturated fat intake from meat, dairy products

  • Does Exercise Help or Hinder Your Diet?
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Research shows a workout dulls the appetite, at least temporarily

  • How Important Is Surgeon's Skill for Weight-Loss Surgery Outcomes?
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Study saw no differences at one year after procedure, but one expert believes longer follow-up needed

  • Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle Age
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

  • Does Exercise Help or Hinder Your Diet?
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Research shows a workout dulls the appetite, at least temporarily

  • Doctors Often Overestimate Promise of Newly Approved Drugs
    (12-Apr-2016)
    Many misinterpret FDA 'breakthrough' designation, survey finds

  • Health Tip: Dig into the Fresh Foods of Spring
    (12-Apr-2016)
    And reap the nutritional benefits

  • Venclexta Approved for Specific Genetic Blood Cancer
    (11-Apr-2016)
    A form of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma Risk
    (09-Apr-2016)
    Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

  • Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma Risk
    (09-Apr-2016)
    Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

  • Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma Risk
    (09-Apr-2016)
    Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

  • First Wire-Free Pacemaker Approved
    (08-Apr-2016)
    Treats irregular heartbeat without wired leads

  • Health Tip: Savor Your Food
    (08-Apr-2016)
    Think before you eat

  • Health Tip: Eat a Lighter Meal
    (08-Apr-2016)
    Suggested substitutions

  • Mom's Obesity, Diabetes May Spur Fetus to Grow Too Fast
    (08-Apr-2016)
    Finding suggests doctors might want to screen at-risk women sooner

  • Mom's Obesity, Diabetes May Spur Fetus to Grow Too Fast
    (08-Apr-2016)
    Finding suggests doctors might want to screen at-risk women sooner

  • A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart and Kidneys
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

  • Stimulant, Banned From Sports, Found in Dietary Supplements in U.S.
    (07-Apr-2016)
    FDA has warned makers of 8 products containing oxilofrine, or methylsynephrine

  • A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart and Kidneys
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

  • FDA Approves First Wire-Free Pacemaker
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Heart experts explain that wire lead in typical pacemakers can malfunction and need repair

  • FDA OKs 'Containment' Bag for Certain Uterine Surgeries
    (07-Apr-2016)
    But most women aren't candidates for morcellation procedure because of cancer risk, agency says

  • Preschoolers' Diets Improved After Federal Food Voucher Changes: Study
    (07-Apr-2016)
    More fruits, veggies, whole grains and low-fat milk were added to nutrition program for poor in 2009

  • Preschoolers' Diets Improved After Federal Food Voucher Changes: Study
    (07-Apr-2016)
    More fruits, veggies, whole grains and low-fat milk were added to nutrition program for poor in 2009

  • Stimulant, Banned From Sports, Found in Dietary Supplements in U.S.
    (07-Apr-2016)
    FDA has warned makers of 8 products containing oxilofrine, or methylsynephrine

  • A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart and Kidneys
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

  • The Health Risks Posed by Mindless Munching
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Being more aware of your food might help improve cholesterol and blood sugar levels, study suggests

  • Restaurants Cut Calories in Kids' Meals, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2016)
    But salt and fat still a concern, expert says

  • Inflectra Approved as 'Biosimilar' to Remicade
    (06-Apr-2016)
    For adults with Crohn's, rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis

  • The Health Risks Posed by Mindless Munching
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Being more aware of your food might help improve cholesterol and blood sugar levels, study suggests

  • Restaurants Cut Calories in Kids' Meals, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2016)
    But salt and fat still a concern, expert says

  • Fruit Every Day Might Help Your Heart, Researchers Say
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Lower risk of heart attack, stroke seen in Chinese study

  • Diabetes Cases Quadruple Worldwide Since 1980: Report
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Major increases seen in China, India; obesity is likely the main culprit, researcher says

  • Restaurants Cut Calories in Kids' Meals, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2016)
    But salt and fat still a concern, expert says

  • The Health Risks Posed by Mindless Munching
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Being more aware of your food might help improve cholesterol and blood sugar levels, study suggests

  • FDA: 2 Diabetes Drugs May Be Linked to Heart Failure Risk
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Warning pertains to drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin

  • Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate Cancers
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Gets People Moving, Study Shows
    (05-Apr-2016)
    More than half of patients showed improvement in pain symptoms, ability to walk

  • Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate Cancers
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet

  • Vitamin D Boosts Heart Function in Study
    (05-Apr-2016)
    When given to heart failure patients, it improved organ's pumping ability, researchers say

  • 'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, Waistlines
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

  • 'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, Waistlines
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

  • 'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, Waistlines
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

  • Loose Bristles From Grill-Cleaning Brushes May Pose Dangers
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Study found they can stick to food and cause mouth, throat and stomach injuries

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Control Type 2 Diabetes in Long Run
    (04-Apr-2016)
    After 5 years, more patients in surgery group had lower blood sugar than in medication-only group

  • Non-Surgical Procedure May Be New Weight-Loss Tool
    (04-Apr-2016)
    In preliminary study, 'bariatric artery embolization' shows some promise

  • 'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Might Help Dieters' Self-Control
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Spritz of oxytocin could lead to eating less, researchers theorize

  • Waistline May Predict Heart Disease Better Than Weight
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Study finds 'apple-shaped' diabetes patients had higher odds for cardiac decline

  • Non-Surgical Procedure May Be New Weight-Loss Tool
    (04-Apr-2016)
    In preliminary study, 'bariatric artery embolization' shows some promise

  • Tanning May Limit Skin's Ability to Produce Vitamin D: Study
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Even those with significant sun exposure can have low levels of this essential vitamin, research shows

  • 'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, Waistlines
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Control Type 2 Diabetes in Long Run
    (04-Apr-2016)
    After 5 years, more patients in surgery group had lower blood sugar than in medication-only group

  • Non-Surgical Procedure May Be New Weight-Loss Tool
    (04-Apr-2016)
    In preliminary study, 'bariatric artery embolization' shows some promise

  • A New Health Perk for Coffee Drinkers?
    (01-Apr-2016)
    The brew, in any form, might cut colon cancer risk; the more you drink, the lower the risk, study suggests

  • A New Health Perk for Coffee Drinkers?
    (01-Apr-2016)
    The brew, in any form, might cut colon cancer risk; the more you drink, the lower the risk, study suggests

  • Obese People Trying to Shed Pounds Often Go Up and Down
    (01-Apr-2016)
    But those who lose more weight are better at keeping it off over time, researchers say

  • FDA Suggests Limit for Arsenic in Infant Rice Cereal
    (01-Apr-2016)
    The element occurs naturally in soil and water; rice plants absorb it more than other crops, agency says

  • Health Tip: Limit Your Child's Sugar Consumption
    (01-Apr-2016)
    Especially snacks

  • More of World's People Are Now Obese Than Underweight
    (01-Apr-2016)
    However, study finds many people in parts of Asia and Africa still weigh too little

  • FDA Suggests Limit for Arsenic in Infant Rice Cereal
    (01-Apr-2016)
    The element occurs naturally in soil and water; rice plants absorb it more than other crops, agency says

  • Obese People Trying to Shed Pounds Often Go Up and Down
    (01-Apr-2016)
    But those who lose more weight are better at keeping it off over time, researchers say

  • More of World's People Are Now Obese Than Underweight
    (01-Apr-2016)
    However, study finds many people in parts of Asia and Africa still weigh too little

  • Obese People Trying to Shed Pounds Often Go Up and Down
    (01-Apr-2016)
    But those who lose more weight are better at keeping it off over time, researchers say

  • Obese People Trying to Shed Pounds Often Go Up and Down
    (01-Apr-2016)
    But those who lose more weight are better at keeping it off over time, researchers say

  • Infant's BMI May Predict Early Childhood Obesity, Study Says
    (01-Apr-2016)
    Pediatricians should assess body mass index beginning at 6 months, researchers advise

  • More of World's People Are Now Obese Than Underweight
    (01-Apr-2016)
    However, study finds many people in parts of Asia and Africa still weigh too little

  • Obese People Trying to Shed Pounds Often Go Up and Down
    (01-Apr-2016)
    But those who lose more weight are better at keeping it off over time, researchers say

  • More of World's People Are Now Obese Than Underweight
    (01-Apr-2016)
    However, study finds many people in parts of Asia and Africa still weigh too little

  • Health Tip: Limit Your Child's Sugar Consumption
    (01-Apr-2016)
    Especially snacks

  • Obese People Trying to Shed Pounds Often Go Up and Down
    (01-Apr-2016)
    But those who lose more weight are better at keeping it off over time, researchers say

  • More of World's People Are Now Obese Than Underweight
    (01-Apr-2016)
    However, study finds many people in parts of Asia and Africa still weigh too little

  • Evening Snacking Might Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Women who fasted less than 13 hours had 36 percent higher risk of cancer recurrence, researchers say

  • 'Listeria on Rye'? Many U.S. Deli Meat Slicers Cut Corners on Cleanliness
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Cross-country survey by CDC finds untimely meat slicer cleaning, which could sicken you

  • Beans, Chickpeas May Help With Weight Loss: Study
    (30-Mar-2016)
    'Pulses' like these may help dieters feel fuller and reduce food cravings, new analysis shows

  • FDA Approves Experimental Zika Test for Blood Donations
    (30-Mar-2016)
    But agency still asks those who've possibly been exposed to the virus to forgo giving blood right now

  • FDA Eases Restrictions on Abortion Medication
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Women will have an easier time accessing mifepristone

  • First Treatment Approved for Disease Linked to Stem Cell Transplant
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Liver condition is rare, but deadly

  • Breakfast in School Classrooms Expands Participation, Not Waistlines
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Despite critics' fears, serving breakfast at kids' desks has not increased obesity rates, study finds

  • Beans, Chickpeas May Help With Weight Loss: Study
    (30-Mar-2016)
    'Pulses' like these may help dieters feel fuller and reduce food cravings, new analysis shows

  • Breakfast in School Classrooms Expands Participation, Not Waistlines
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Despite critics' fears, serving breakfast at kids' desks has not increased obesity rates, study finds

  • Beans, Chickpeas May Help With Weight Loss: Study
    (30-Mar-2016)
    'Pulses' like these may help dieters feel fuller and reduce food cravings, new analysis shows

  • Health Tip: Get the Scoop on Avocados
    (29-Mar-2016)
    They're loaded with vitamins

  • Skipping Meds Greatly Ups Heart Patients' Risk of Stroke: Study
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed

  • Health Tip: Craving Something Crunchy?
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Opt for a healthier choice

  • Mediterranean Diet May Help Lower Hip Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (28-Mar-2016)
    The regimen seemed to provide a slight benefit, researchers say

  • Caffeine Intake -- Even Dad's -- Linked to Miscarriage, Study Says
    (25-Mar-2016)
    Behaviors prior to conception influence pregnancy loss

  • Spring a Good Time to Instill Healthy Habits in Kids
    (25-Mar-2016)
    Outside activity feels less like a chore when the weather is warm, expert suggests

  • Spring a Good Time to Instill Healthy Habits in Kids
    (25-Mar-2016)
    Outside activity feels less like a chore when the weather is warm, expert suggests

  • FDA Wants Generic Narcotic Painkillers to Be Abuse-Deterrent
    (24-Mar-2016)
    One more step to combat the epidemic of potent painkiller abuse

  • Healthy Amount of Vitamin C Might Keep Cataracts at Bay
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Key is to get the nutrient from foods rather than a supplement, researchers say

  • Kids' Fruit Drinks, Juices Contain Day's Worth of Sugar
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Study was conducted in Britain, but experts say similar results would be found in U.S.

  • Kids' Fruit Drinks, Juices Contain Day's Worth of Sugar
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Study was conducted in Britain, but experts say similar results would be found in U.S.

  • Heart Attacks Striking Younger, Fatter Americans: Study
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Doctors, patients need to work together to prevent cardiac disease, experts say

  • Healthy Amount of Vitamin C Might Keep Cataracts at Bay
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Key is to get the nutrient from foods rather than a supplement, researchers say

  • The Sounds You Make Eating May Be a Diet Aid
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Experiments found that when people could hear themselves chew and chomp, they ate less

  • The Sounds You Make Eating May Be a Diet Aid
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Experiments found that when people could hear themselves chew and chomp, they ate less

  • Cinqair Approved for Severe Asthma
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Helps reduce certain white blood cells that contribute to the disease

  • Health Tip: Breakfast Is Essential
    (23-Mar-2016)
    It can help kids do better in school

  • The Sounds You Make Eating May Be a Diet Aid
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Experiments found that when people could hear themselves chew and chomp, they ate less

  • Less Than 3 Percent of Americans Live a Healthy Lifestyle
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Factors studied included not smoking, eating right, exercising and keeping a low percentage of body fat

  • Antibiotics Don't Boost Baby's Weight: Study
    (22-Mar-2016)
    Contrary to what happens in animals, infection-fighting drugs won't cause excess pounds, researchers say

  • Antibiotics Don't Boost Baby's Weight: Study
    (22-Mar-2016)
    Contrary to what happens in animals, infection-fighting drugs won't cause excess pounds, researchers say

  • FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Medical Gloves
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Side effects include airway and wound inflammation, agency says

  • Inhalation Anthrax Treatment Approved
    (21-Mar-2016)
    A potential bioterror threat

  • Health Tip: Factors That Affect Fullness
    (21-Mar-2016)
    It's not just how much you eat

  • 1 in 6 Seniors Takes Dangerous Combos of Meds, Supplements: Study
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say patients should tell doctors every treatment they're taking

  • Health Tip: Want to Try Raw Milk?
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Consider the potential risks

  • Health Tip: Want to Try Raw Milk?
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Consider the potential risks

  • Could Growing Up Poor Raise Obesity Risks Later?
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Kids raised in low-income neighborhoods were more likely to put on weight as adults, study found

  • Many Men Have Body Image Issues, Too
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Study finds appearance, weight, muscle tone often affect how guys feel about themselves

  • Could Growing Up Poor Raise Obesity Risks Later?
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Kids raised in low-income neighborhoods were more likely to put on weight as adults, study found

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthy Family Vacation
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Stay active and make healthier food choices

  • School Breakfast Programs Vital, Even if Some Kids Also Eat at Home
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Skipping the morning meal was tied to higher weight in study of middle schoolers

  • More Healthy Foods Offered in School Lunches, Study Finds
    (17-Mar-2016)
    But some parts of the country are further ahead than others

  • School Breakfast Programs Vital, Even if Some Kids Also Eat at Home
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Skipping the morning meal was tied to higher weight in study of middle schoolers

  • Biking or Walking to Work Helps Keep You Fit
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Middle-aged folks who had an 'active' commute weighed less than their driving peers

  • Will a Sit-Stand Desk Make You Healthier?
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Study finds no evidence of that so far

  • Biking or Walking to Work Helps Keep You Fit
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Middle-aged folks who had an 'active' commute weighed less than their driving peers

  • Recycled Water a Healthy Option for California, Study Suggests
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say it uses less energy and cuts greenhouse emissions compared to other options

  • School Breakfast Programs Vital, Even if Some Kids Also Eat at Home
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Skipping the morning meal was tied to higher weight in study of middle schoolers

  • Biking or Walking to Work Helps Keep You Fit
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Middle-aged folks who had an 'active' commute weighed less than their driving peers

  • Obesity Linked to Higher Asthma Risk in Women
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Experts don't know why, or if losing weight would improve the airway disease

  • Obesity Linked to Higher Asthma Risk in Women
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Experts don't know why, or if losing weight would improve the airway disease

  • Obesity Linked to Higher Asthma Risk in Women
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Experts don't know why, or if losing weight would improve the airway disease

  • Don't Take Short Cuts With Contact Lens Care, FDA Warns
    (15-Mar-2016)
    Solutions with hydrogen peroxide can cause eye damage if two-step process isn't followed carefully

  • Health Tip: Make Grocery Shopping Faster and Cheaper
    (15-Mar-2016)
    Don't shop while you're hungry

  • Mom's Weight, Blood Sugar Levels May Affect Newborn's Size
    (15-Mar-2016)
    Study found women who had more genes for obesity, high blood sugar levels tended to have heavier babies

  • Obese Women on Birth Control Pills May Face Higher Risk of Rare Stroke
    (14-Mar-2016)
    But, overall risk is still low, experts say

  • Obese Women on Birth Control Pills May Face Higher Risk of Rare Stroke
    (14-Mar-2016)
    But, overall risk is still low, experts say

  • School-Based 'Overweight Warnings' May Not Keep Girls Slim
    (14-Mar-2016)
    NYC study found no effect for students at or near the cutoff for being overweight

  • Obese Women on Birth Control Pills May Face Higher Risk of Rare Stroke
    (14-Mar-2016)
    But, overall risk is still low, experts say

  • Xalkori Approved For Rare Genetic Form of Lung Cancer
    (11-Mar-2016)
    ROS-1 positive NSCLC

  • If Younger Sibling Arrives Before 1st Grade, Kids Less Likely to Be Obese: Study
    (11-Mar-2016)
    But children who didn't have a younger sibling by first grade much more likely to be obese

  • Diabetes May Raise Risk for Dangerous Staph Infection
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Researchers believe the disease might dampen immune system, leaving people more vulnerable

  • If Younger Sibling Arrives Before 1st Grade, Kids Less Likely to Be Obese: Study
    (11-Mar-2016)
    But children who didn't have a younger sibling by first grade much more likely to be obese

  • Half of Americans' Calories Come From 'Ultra-Processed' Foods
    (10-Mar-2016)
    They contain most of the added sugar in the U.S. diet, researchers add

  • Half of Americans' Calories Come From 'Ultra-Processed' Foods
    (10-Mar-2016)
    They contain most of the added sugar in the U.S. diet, researchers add

  • Half of Americans' Calories Come From 'Ultra-Processed' Foods
    (10-Mar-2016)
    They contain most of the added sugar in the U.S. diet, researchers add

  • Half of Americans' Calories Come From 'Ultra-Processed' Foods
    (10-Mar-2016)
    They contain most of the added sugar in the U.S. diet, researchers add

  • Half of Americans' Calories Come From 'Ultra-Processed' Foods
    (10-Mar-2016)
    They contain most of the added sugar in the U.S. diet, researchers add

  • Half of Americans' Calories Come From 'Ultra-Processed' Foods
    (10-Mar-2016)
    They contain most of the added sugar in the U.S. diet, researchers add

  • Be Wary of Imported Supplements: FDA
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Officials say scammers often target groups that don't speak English, have limited access to health care

  • Health Tip: Stuff Your Salad With Nutritious Ingredients
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Herbs and greens add flavor and nutrients

  • Special Infant Formulas Don't Shield Against Asthma, Allergies: Study
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Review of nearly 70 years of data found no protective effect; experts urge breast-feeding instead

  • Be Wary of Imported Supplements: FDA
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Officials say scammers often target groups that don't speak English, have limited access to health care

  • Short Men, Heavy Women at Lifelong Disadvantage?
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Genetics of height and weight may shrink earnings, study contends, but other experts skeptical of the findings

  • For 'Ironman' Athletes, Study Shows Danger of Too Much Water
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Frequent fluid stops entice racers to drink more than they need, expert says

  • For 'Ironman' Athletes, Study Shows Danger of Too Much Water
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Frequent fluid stops entice racers to drink more than they need, expert says

  • Short Men, Heavy Women at Lifelong Disadvantage?
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Genetics of height and weight may shrink earnings, study contends, but other experts skeptical of the findings

  • Six Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Diet, weight and physical activity play a significant role, expert says

  • Vitamin D a No Go for Arthritic Knees, Study Finds
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Supplements didn't slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of the vitamin

  • Vitamin D a No Go for Arthritic Knees, Study Finds
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Supplements didn't slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of the vitamin

  • Drinking More Water May Help Your Diet
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Sugar, salt and overall calorie intake likely to decline, researchers say

  • Idelvion Approved for Hemophilia B
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Replaces deficient clotting factor

  • Low Prenatal Vitamin D Linked to Later MS in Offspring
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Study compared Finnish adults with and without multiple sclerosis, but more research is needed

  • Fitness in Youth May Be Key to Diabetes Risk Decades Later
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Study tracked 1.5 million people from age 18 to 62 and found fitter teens had lower lifetime risk

  • Body Fat May Be Bigger Health Danger Than Body Size
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Study finds fat levels a better indicator of early death than commonly used BMI measure

  • Body Fat May Be Bigger Health Danger Than Body Size
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Study finds fat levels a better indicator of early death than commonly used BMI measure

  • Low Prenatal Vitamin D Linked to Later MS in Offspring
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Study compared Finnish adults with and without multiple sclerosis, but more research is needed

  • Drinking More Water May Help Your Diet
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Sugar, salt and overall calorie intake likely to decline, researchers say

  • Body Fat May Be Bigger Health Danger Than Body Size
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Study finds fat levels a better indicator of early death than commonly used BMI measure

  • Heavy Coffee Drinkers Show Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis
    (04-Mar-2016)
    But the finding isn't reason enough to up your java intake, experts say

  • Consistent Self-Weighing Might Give Your Diet a Boost
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests routinely checking weight enhanced dieters' confidence to resist food temptations

  • Consistent Self-Weighing Might Give Your Diet a Boost
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests routinely checking weight enhanced dieters' confidence to resist food temptations

  • Can Certain 'Poor Carb' Diets Raise Nonsmokers' Lung Cancer Risk?
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests link for regimens rich in refined carbs, potatoes, but it can't prove cause-and-effect

  • Consistent Self-Weighing Might Give Your Diet a Boost
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests routinely checking weight enhanced dieters' confidence to resist food temptations

  • Consistent Self-Weighing Might Give Your Diet a Boost
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests routinely checking weight enhanced dieters' confidence to resist food temptations

  • Consistent Self-Weighing Might Give Your Diet a Boost
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests routinely checking weight enhanced dieters' confidence to resist food temptations

  • Protein-Heavy Meals Make You Feel Fuller, Sooner: Study
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Whether that will lead to weight loss over time is still unclear, however

  • Health Tip: Eat a Healthier Lunch
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Suggestions for what to include

  • Climate-Related Changes in Food Production Could Lead to 500,000 Deaths
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Research model predicts results for 2050

  • Protein-Heavy Meals Make You Feel Fuller, Sooner: Study
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Whether that will lead to weight loss over time is still unclear, however

  • Lazy Weekends May Boost Body Fat, Study Shows
    (03-Mar-2016)
    But spending all week at a desk job did not show same link

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Signal More Aggressive Prostate Cancer
    (02-Mar-2016)
    But men should not expect supplements to ward off fast-growing tumors, expert says

  • Vitamin D While Pregnant Won't Boost Most Infants' Bone Health, Study Says
    (02-Mar-2016)
    Only babies born in winter might benefit from mom's 'sunshine vitamin' supplements

  • A Daily Cup of Tea May Soothe Your Heart
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Regular drinkers had fewer heart attacks, less calcium buildup in their arteries, study finds

  • Healthier Arteries May Lower Dementia Risk in Old Age
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Preventing calcium buildup might thwart mental decline in your 80s and beyond, study finds

  • Lower Fruit, Vegetable Prices Might Save Lives
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Studies found that also raising taxes on sugary drinks may prevent even more deaths

  • Certain Jobs Hazardous to Your Heart Health, Study Finds
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Office workers, truckers and police seem to face challenges eating well, staying fit

  • FDA Orders 'Black Box' Warning Label on Essure Long-Acting Contraceptive
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Agency says device remains 'appropriate' for many women, but also cites reports of serious complications

  • Lack of Sleep May Give You the 'Munchies'
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Chemical effect in the body is similar to that of marijuana, study says

  • Tips for Traveling to the U.S. With Medications
    (27-Feb-2016)
    Unapproved foreign drugs can't be brought into the country without permission, FDA advises

  • Health Tip: Prepping for Pregnancy
    (26-Feb-2016)
    Get to a healthy body weight

  • 1 in 3 Americans Drinks Sugary Soda or Juice Daily: CDC
    (25-Feb-2016)
    These beverages linked to greater risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, researchers say

  • 1 in 3 Americans Drinks Sugary Soda or Juice Daily: CDC
    (25-Feb-2016)
    These beverages linked to greater risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, researchers say

  • 1 in 3 Americans Drinks Sugary Soda or Juice Daily: CDC
    (25-Feb-2016)
    These beverages linked to greater risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, researchers say

  • 1 in 3 Americans Drinks Sugary Soda or Juice Daily: CDC
    (25-Feb-2016)
    These beverages linked to greater risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, researchers say

  • 1 in 3 Americans Drinks Sugary Soda or Juice Daily: CDC
    (25-Feb-2016)
    These beverages linked to greater risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, researchers say

  • Parents' Depression, Anxiety May Contribute to Kids' Fussy Eating
    (23-Feb-2016)
    If mom or dad had mental health issues, children were pickier about what they ate, study finds

  • Parents' Depression, Anxiety May Contribute to Kids' Fussy Eating
    (23-Feb-2016)
    If mom or dad had mental health issues, children were pickier about what they ate, study finds

  • Health Tip: Take Stock of Your Eating Habits
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Turn bad habits into good ones

  • Small Weight Loss Yields Large Rewards, Study Finds
    (22-Feb-2016)
    5 percent reduction benefited health of obese adults

  • Small Weight Loss Yields Large Rewards, Study Finds
    (22-Feb-2016)
    5 percent reduction benefited health of obese adults

  • Small Weight Loss Yields Large Rewards, Study Finds
    (22-Feb-2016)
    5 percent reduction benefited health of obese adults

  • Keeping Your Child's Teeth Healthy
    (21-Feb-2016)
    Oral health expert offers tips on preventing tooth decay

  • Briviact Approved for Epileptic Seizures
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Among people 16 and older

  • Seven Steps Toward a Healthier Heart
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Eating better, exercising and managing cholesterol can help reduce your risks

  • Obesity Can Send Kids' Blood Pressure Soaring: Study
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Losing weight can bring it back in line, expert says

  • Obesity Can Send Kids' Blood Pressure Soaring: Study
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Losing weight can bring it back in line, expert says

  • Obesity Can Send Kids' Blood Pressure Soaring: Study
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Losing weight can bring it back in line, expert says

  • Health Tip: Let Kids Prepare Breakfast
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Ideas for what to include

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Heart
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Here's what you can do

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Heart
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Here's what you can do

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Heart
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Here's what you can do

  • Health Tip: Feel Full With Fewer Calories
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Certain foods will do the trick

  • Prenatal Diet Rich in Vitamin D May Cut Allergy Risk in Kids: Study
    (17-Feb-2016)
    But supplements don't offer the same protection, researchers say

  • Prenatal Diet Rich in Vitamin D May Cut Allergy Risk in Kids: Study
    (17-Feb-2016)
    But supplements don't offer the same protection, researchers say

  • Cholesterol in Eggs May Not Hurt Heart Health: Study
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Research also finds other dietary cholesterol doesn't appear to up heart disease risk

  • Do Benefits of City Gardening Outweigh Risks?
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Lead and other soil contaminants aren't a concern for all vegetables, expert contends

  • Cholesterol in Eggs May Not Hurt Heart Health: Study
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Research also finds other dietary cholesterol doesn't appear to up heart disease risk

  • Organic Milk and Meat Have Higher Nutrient Levels: Study
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Research suggests these products could boost intake of omega-3s, other healthy fatty acids

  • Overweight, Obese Kids Fare Worse in Hospital ICUs, Study Finds
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Researchers not sure if equipment, dosing procedures are a mismatch or if excess weight is a factor

  • New Type of Weight-Loss Surgery May Be Less Risky, Cheaper
    (15-Feb-2016)
    But, at least one expert isn't sure about long-term success of procedure

  • How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year Long
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says

  • Lots of Fish in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Study couldn't determine what's causing the link, but certain toxins, such as mercury, may be to blame

  • How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year Long
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says

  • How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year Long
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says

  • New Type of Weight-Loss Surgery May Be Less Risky, Cheaper
    (15-Feb-2016)
    But, at least one expert isn't sure about long-term success of procedure

  • New Type of Weight-Loss Surgery May Be Less Risky, Cheaper
    (15-Feb-2016)
    But, at least one expert isn't sure about long-term success of procedure

  • Lots of Fish in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Study couldn't determine what's causing the link, but certain toxins, such as mercury, may be to blame

  • New Type of Weight-Loss Surgery May Be Less Risky, Cheaper
    (15-Feb-2016)
    But, at least one expert isn't sure about long-term success of procedure

  • How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year Long
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says

  • New Type of Weight-Loss Surgery May Be Less Risky, Cheaper
    (15-Feb-2016)
    But, at least one expert isn't sure about long-term success of procedure

  • Lots of Fish in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Study couldn't determine what's causing the link, but certain toxins, such as mercury, may be to blame

  • Reliable Weight-Loss Programs May Be Hard to Find: Study
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Most sampled from one geographic area didn't meet 5 key standards, researchers say

  • Reliable Weight-Loss Programs May Be Hard to Find: Study
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Most sampled from one geographic area didn't meet 5 key standards, researchers say

  • Valentine's Day Can Still Be Sweet for Loved Ones With Diabetes
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Flowers, jewelry or an outdoor excursion can make the holiday romantic, expert says

  • Reliable Weight-Loss Programs May Be Hard to Find: Study
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Most sampled from one geographic area didn't meet 5 key standards, researchers say

  • Study: Global Water Crisis Worse Than Thought
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Two-thirds of world's population experience severe water shortage at least one month a year, researchers find

  • Reliable Weight-Loss Programs May Be Hard to Find: Study
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Most sampled from one geographic area didn't meet 5 key standards, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Plan Family Meals and Exercise
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Stay healthier together

  • Varied Diets May Not Curb Childhood Obesity, Study Suggests
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Kids given more food diversity might be heavier, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Eat Wisely During Cancer Treatment
    (11-Feb-2016)
    The immune system is weaker

  • Varied Diets May Not Curb Childhood Obesity, Study Suggests
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Kids given more food diversity might be heavier, researchers find

  • Varied Diets May Not Curb Childhood Obesity, Study Suggests
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Kids given more food diversity might be heavier, researchers find

  • Health Tip: If You're Not Hungry
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Suggestions to take your mind off snacking

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Lengthen Older People's Lives: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    But those under 35, and especially women, may not reap as much benefit

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Lengthen Older People's Lives: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    But those under 35, and especially women, may not reap as much benefit

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Lengthen Older People's Lives: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    But those under 35, and especially women, may not reap as much benefit

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Lengthen Older People's Lives: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    But those under 35, and especially women, may not reap as much benefit

  • Health Tip: Eating Red Meat
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Watch how much you consume

  • Health Tip: Eating Iron-Rich Foods
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Here's where you can find the mineral

  • Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens
    (09-Feb-2016)
    But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

  • Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens
    (09-Feb-2016)
    But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

  • Vacation Weight Gain Can Lead to 'Creeping Obesity,' Study Finds
    (07-Feb-2016)
    Watch alcohol intake and weigh yourself before and after vacation, researcher suggests

  • Vacation Weight Gain Can Lead to 'Creeping Obesity,' Study Finds
    (07-Feb-2016)
    Watch alcohol intake and weigh yourself before and after vacation, researcher suggests

  • Vacation Weight Gain Can Lead to 'Creeping Obesity,' Study Finds
    (07-Feb-2016)
    Watch alcohol intake and weigh yourself before and after vacation, researcher suggests

  • Super Bowl Foods Can Be a Win, Win: Healthy and Delicious
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Drinking water, limiting portions can also save thousands of calories, expert says

  • NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts Say
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more

  • NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts Say
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more

  • NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts Say
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more

  • NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts Say
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more

  • Health Tip: Understanding Metabolism
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Debunking some of the myths

  • Bear Belly Might Hold Clues to Obesity in Humans
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Researchers find alterations in gut microbes at different times of year

  • Daily Bit of Chocolate in Pregnancy May Help Mom, Baby
    (04-Feb-2016)
    No matter what the level of healthy flavanols, improvements seen in circulatory health

  • Too Much, Too Little Sleep During Pregnancy May Prompt Weight Gain
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Finding points to why sleep problems may be linked to poor pregnancy outcomes, researcher says

  • Bear Belly Might Hold Clues to Obesity in Humans
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Researchers find alterations in gut microbes at different times of year

  • ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study Contends
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Impulsiveness, eating disorders may help explain possible link, researcher says

  • 'Obese' May Not Always Equal Unhealthy: Study
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Authors warn against using body size as sole measure of good health, but other experts cite risks of too much weight

  • ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study Contends
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Impulsiveness, eating disorders may help explain possible link, researcher says

  • New Drug Shows Promise Against Severe Sinusitis
    (03-Feb-2016)
    In early trial, dupilumab helped treat nasal polyps that contribute to the illness

  • Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Garden of Life RAW Meal Products: CDC
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Consumers shouldn't eat certain Organic Shake & Meal Replacement foods

  • Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Garden of Life RAW Meal Products: CDC
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Consumers shouldn't eat certain Organic Shake & Meal Replacement foods

  • Diabetes Drug May Not Help Obese Women Have Normal-Weight Babies
    (03-Feb-2016)
    But study says metformin did reduce weight gain, lower risk of dangerously high blood pressure in moms-to-be

  • Diabetes Drug May Not Help Obese Women Have Normal-Weight Babies
    (03-Feb-2016)
    But study says metformin did reduce weight gain, lower risk of dangerously high blood pressure in moms-to-be

  • Seafood Might Protect Brain in People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Study also finds mercury in fish isn't linked to dementia symptoms

  • Girls Who Eat More Fiber May Face Lower Breast Cancer Risk Later: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Start eating vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains early in life, experts say

  • Girls Who Eat More Fiber May Face Lower Breast Cancer Risk Later: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Start eating vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains early in life, experts say

  • Weight Loss Starting at Midlife Tied to Later Dementia Risk in Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Researchers find connection, but can't say losing pounds plays a causal role

  • Could C-Section Baby Benefit From Mom's Vaginal Fluids?
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Small study suggests it's possible to partially restore good bacteria to cesarean infants

  • Weight Loss Starting at Midlife Tied to Later Dementia Risk in Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Researchers find connection, but can't say losing pounds plays a causal role

  • FDA Warns of Lead Poisoning Risk From Cosmetic Clay
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Agency tells users of Bentonite Me Baby to stop using product, get checked by their doctor

  • Zepatier Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Liver disease affects some 3 million Americans

  • Health Tip: Shed Poor Eating Habits
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Start by eating a healthy breakfast

  • 'Til Weight Loss Do Us Part?
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Spouses should be consulted before obesity surgery, researchers suggest

  • Study Links Diabetes, Obesity in Moms-to-Be to Higher Autism Risk in Kids
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Combination may nearly quadruple risk, researchers say, but their review did not prove cause-and-effect

  • Study Confirms Eating Disorders' Deadly Toll
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Those with anorexia 5 times more at risk of early death; bulimia also increases the risk, researchers say

  • 'Til Weight Loss Do Us Part?
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Spouses should be consulted before obesity surgery, researchers suggest

  • Eating Certain Fruits, Veggies May Help a Bit With Weight Control
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Study found those who ate apples, pears, berries, peppers had better weight management in long run

  • Halaven Approved for Advanced Soft Tissue Cancer
    (28-Jan-2016)
    FDA says it's first liposarcoma drug to improve survival

  • Higher Fiber Intake May Improve Lung Function
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Best outcomes seen when eating more than 18 grams a day, study finds

  • Eating Certain Fruits, Veggies May Help a Bit With Weight Control
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Study found those who ate apples, pears, berries, peppers had better weight management in long run

  • Eating Certain Fruits, Veggies May Help a Bit With Weight Control
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Study found those who ate apples, pears, berries, peppers had better weight management in long run

  • Eating Certain Fruits, Veggies May Help a Bit With Weight Control
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Study found those who ate apples, pears, berries, peppers had better weight management in long run

  • Exercise Has Its Limits for Losing Weight, Study Finds
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Intense workout no more effective at burning calories than walking a couple of miles a day

  • Eating Certain Fruits, Veggies May Help a Bit With Weight Control
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Study found those who ate apples, pears, berries, peppers had better weight management in long run

  • Soy May Counter Effects of BPA in Women Undergoing Fertility Treatments
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Soy-rich diet combats harmful chemical in those undergoing in-vitro fertilization, researchers report

  • Daily Caffeine Doesn't Seem to Jolt the Heart: Study
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Coffee lovers don't appear to risk extra heartbeats

  • Health Tip: Create a Healthier Sandwich
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Opt for whole grains and low-fat ingredients

  • Parents Often Ill-Informed About Food-Allergy Emergencies
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Many don't know how, when to use epinephrine, study finds

  • Schools Must Do More to Combat Obesity Among Hispanic Kids: Report
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Researchers call for policies promoting exercise, good nutrition

  • Prenatal Vitamin D Supplements May Not Lower Baby's Asthma Risk: Study
    (26-Jan-2016)
    But since the nutrient can help ease other ills, supplementation may not be a bad idea, experts say

  • Schools Must Do More to Combat Obesity Among Hispanic Kids: Report
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Researchers call for policies promoting exercise, good nutrition

  • Weight May Influence Outcomes After Lung Cancer Surgery
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Study found the very thin or very obese had the highest odds for complications

  • Prenatal Vitamin D Supplements May Not Lower Baby's Asthma Risk: Study
    (26-Jan-2016)
    But since the nutrient can help ease other ills, supplementation may not be a bad idea, experts say

  • Health Tip: Shopping for Healthier Foods
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Check product labels

  • Healthy-Eating Tots Still Like Junk Food
    (23-Jan-2016)
    Obesity prevention efforts may need to do more than encourage kids to eat fruits and veggies, experts say

  • Health Tip: Promote Healthier Eating in Kids
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Suggestions to foster good habits

  • Majority of Americans Wants Medicare to Cover Obesity Treatments
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Survey finds about three-quarters support expanding care to cover weight-loss drugs

  • Majority of Americans Wants Medicare to Cover Obesity Treatments
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Survey finds about three-quarters support expanding care to cover weight-loss drugs

  • Obesity Before Pregnancy Tied to Raised Risk of Newborn Death
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Infant deaths related to premature delivery are doubled in obese women, researchers say

  • Majority of Americans Wants Medicare to Cover Obesity Treatments
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Survey finds about three-quarters support expanding care to cover weight-loss drugs

  • Obesity Before Pregnancy Tied to Raised Risk of Newborn Death
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Infant deaths related to premature delivery are doubled in obese women, researchers say

  • Supermarkets Nearby May Help Kids Lose Some Weight: Study
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Coaching on healthy food choices is a plus, too, experts say

  • Supermarkets Nearby May Help Kids Lose Some Weight: Study
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Coaching on healthy food choices is a plus, too, experts say

  • Excess Weight Linked to Blood Clot Risk in Kids
    (21-Jan-2016)
    One in three children with a clot was obese, study finds

  • Supermarkets Nearby May Help Kids Lose Some Weight: Study
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Coaching on healthy food choices is a plus, too, experts say

  • Excess Weight Linked to Blood Clot Risk in Kids
    (21-Jan-2016)
    One in three children with a clot was obese, study finds

  • Supermarkets Nearby May Help Kids Lose Some Weight: Study
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Coaching on healthy food choices is a plus, too, experts say

  • Eating More Healthy Fats May Extend Life, Study Suggests
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Could prevent more than a million heart disease deaths worldwide each year, researchers estimate

  • New IBS Drug Eases Stomach Pain and Diarrhea for Some: Study
    (20-Jan-2016)
    But Viberzi is not a 'silver bullet,' digestive-disease doctor says

  • Most U.S. Restaurant Meals Exceed Recommended Calories: Study
    (20-Jan-2016)
    American, Chinese and Italian meals average around 1,500 calories, researchers say

  • Eating More Healthy Fats May Extend Life, Study Suggests
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Could prevent more than a million heart disease deaths worldwide each year, researchers estimate

  • Most U.S. Restaurant Meals Exceed Recommended Calories: Study
    (20-Jan-2016)
    American, Chinese and Italian meals average around 1,500 calories, researchers say

  • Most U.S. Restaurant Meals Exceed Recommended Calories: Study
    (20-Jan-2016)
    American, Chinese and Italian meals average around 1,500 calories, researchers say

  • Most U.S. Restaurant Meals Exceed Recommended Calories: Study
    (20-Jan-2016)
    American, Chinese and Italian meals average around 1,500 calories, researchers say

  • Most U.S. Restaurant Meals Exceed Recommended Calories: Study
    (20-Jan-2016)
    American, Chinese and Italian meals average around 1,500 calories, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Evaluating Your Environment
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Does it promote a healthy lifestyle?

  • Schools Offering Drinking Water May Have Slightly Slimmer Students
    (19-Jan-2016)
    When water was available, kids purchased less milk, study found

  • Schools Offering Drinking Water May Have Slightly Slimmer Students
    (19-Jan-2016)
    When water was available, kids purchased less milk, study found

  • Screen Nursing Home Residents for B12 Deficiency: Researchers
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Medications can block absorption of the vitamin, causing mental harms

  • Schools Offering Drinking Water May Have Slightly Slimmer Students
    (19-Jan-2016)
    When water was available, kids purchased less milk, study found

  • FDA Approves Redesign of Endoscope Tied to Infections
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Olympus TJF-Q180V duodenoscope had been linked to serious infections, but redesign should lower the risk

  • Health Tip: Let Kids Dip Into Lunch
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Pack crackers and veggies with dip

  • Newly Designed Endoscope Receives FDA Approval
    (15-Jan-2016)
    Manufacturer made changes to reduce risk of 'superbug' infection

  • Low Bicarbonate Levels May Be a Danger for Seniors
    (15-Jan-2016)
    Healthy older people have greater risk of death if blood bicarbonate level too low, research suggests

  • Can Berries, Citrus Fruits Boost Male Sexual Health?
    (15-Jan-2016)
    New study suggests a connection, but some doubt 'flavonoids' are an impotence remedy

  • Health Tip: Learn About Vitamin C
    (14-Jan-2016)
    How it can help keep you healthier

  • Health Tip: Get Enough Nutrients
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Potential benefits of proper diet

  • Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Survey suggests warnings of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes could reduce sugary drink sales

  • Green, Leafy Vegetables Each Day May Help Keep Glaucoma at Bay
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Risk of the eye disease dropped by 20 percent or more for those who consumed the most, study found

  • Could Reducing Your Stress Levels Help You Lose Weight?
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Lab study sheds light on how chronic stress may make it harder to burn off body fat

  • Could Reducing Your Stress Levels Help You Lose Weight?
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Lab study sheds light on how chronic stress may make it harder to burn off body fat

  • Could Reducing Your Stress Levels Help You Lose Weight?
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Lab study sheds light on how chronic stress may make it harder to burn off body fat

  • Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Survey suggests warnings of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes could reduce sugary drink sales

  • Could Reducing Your Stress Levels Help You Lose Weight?
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Lab study sheds light on how chronic stress may make it harder to burn off body fat

  • Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Survey suggests warnings of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes could reduce sugary drink sales

  • Health Tip: Learn About Vitamin C
    (14-Jan-2016)
    How it can help keep you healthier

  • Could Reducing Your Stress Levels Help You Lose Weight?
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Lab study sheds light on how chronic stress may make it harder to burn off body fat

  • Pre-Pregnancy Potato Consumption Linked to Gestational Diabetes
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Five cups of spuds weekly boosts odds by 50 percent, research suggests

  • Heavy Waiters, Waitresses May Prompt Bigger Orders: Study
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Server's size found to influence dessert and alcohol choices

  • Obesity Surgery Patients May Often Have Mental Health Disorders
    (12-Jan-2016)
    But mood conditions don't seem to hinder post-op weight loss, study says

  • Study Finds Poverty a Stronger Harbinger of Childhood Obesity Than Race
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Low-income students may consume more fast food, have less access to activity, researchers suggest

  • Obesity Surgery Patients May Often Have Mental Health Disorders
    (12-Jan-2016)
    But mood conditions don't seem to hinder post-op weight loss, study says

  • Study Finds Poverty a Stronger Harbinger of Childhood Obesity Than Race
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Low-income students may consume more fast food, have less access to activity, researchers suggest

  • Heavy Waiters, Waitresses May Prompt Bigger Orders: Study
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Server's size found to influence dessert and alcohol choices

  • Obesity Surgery Patients May Often Have Mental Health Disorders
    (12-Jan-2016)
    But mood conditions don't seem to hinder post-op weight loss, study says

  • Sugary Drinks Tied to Increase in Deep Belly Fat
    (11-Jan-2016)
    And that type of fat associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, researchers report

  • Sugary Drinks Tied to Increase in Deep Belly Fat
    (11-Jan-2016)
    And that type of fat associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, researchers report

  • Early Weight Loss With Parkinson's May Be a Red Flag
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Researchers suspect this could indicate worse form of disease

  • Scientists Identify Sugar-Busting Enzyme in Rats
    (11-Jan-2016)
    But whether it might have effect on human obesity or diabetes isn't yet known

  • Sugary Drinks Tied to Increase in Deep Belly Fat
    (11-Jan-2016)
    And that type of fat associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, researchers report

  • Early Weight Loss With Parkinson's May Be a Red Flag
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Researchers suspect this could indicate worse form of disease

  • Sugary Drinks Tied to Increase in Deep Belly Fat
    (11-Jan-2016)
    And that type of fat associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, researchers report

  • Some Steps to Help Protect Yourself From Cancer
    (08-Jan-2016)
    Screening and a healthy lifestyle are key, physician says

  • Protect Yourself From Colds and Flu This Winter
    (08-Jan-2016)
    FDA offers prevention tips, and backs flu vaccination

  • Many Disney-Goers Happy to Skip the Fries
    (08-Jan-2016)
    Healthier sides, drinks don't increase the cost of kids' meals, research shows

  • Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDC
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

  • Device Approved for Diabetic Foot Ulcers
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Wounds lead to thousands of amputations annually

  • New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie Intake
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

  • Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDC
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

  • New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie Intake
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

  • Gradual Decline in Soda's Sugar Content Might Help Curb Obesity
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Researchers predict significant decrease in type 2 diabetes as well

  • Mexico's Soda Tax Linked to Reduced Consumption
    (07-Jan-2016)
    American Heart Association says measure should improve rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease

  • Gradual Decline in Soda's Sugar Content Might Help Curb Obesity
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Researchers predict significant decrease in type 2 diabetes as well

  • Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDC
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

  • Mexico's Soda Tax Linked to Reduced Consumption
    (07-Jan-2016)
    American Heart Association says measure should improve rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease

  • Gradual Decline in Soda's Sugar Content Might Help Curb Obesity
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Researchers predict significant decrease in type 2 diabetes as well

  • New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie Intake
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

  • Side Effects Seen With One Method of Weight-Loss Surgery: Study
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Stomach pain, fatigue were most common symptoms after Roux-en-Y procedure

  • Financial Incentives Don't Spur Employee Weight Loss, Study Finds
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Workplace wellness programs must get more creative, researchers say

  • Financial Incentives Don't Spur Employee Weight Loss, Study Finds
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Workplace wellness programs must get more creative, researchers say

  • Financial Incentives Don't Spur Employee Weight Loss, Study Finds
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Workplace wellness programs must get more creative, researchers say

  • Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan
    (05-Jan-2016)
    The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

  • People May Eat More of a Food That's Labeled 'Healthy'
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Many subconsciously seem to consider it less filling, potentially leading to weight gain, researchers say

  • Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan
    (05-Jan-2016)
    The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

  • People May Eat More of a Food That's Labeled 'Healthy'
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Many subconsciously seem to consider it less filling, potentially leading to weight gain, researchers say

  • Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan
    (05-Jan-2016)
    The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

  • People May Eat More of a Food That's Labeled 'Healthy'
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Many subconsciously seem to consider it less filling, potentially leading to weight gain, researchers say

  • Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan
    (05-Jan-2016)
    The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

  • Diet and Exercise Benefit People With Heart Failure
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Combination approach greatly boosted oxygen consumption, study shows

  • Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan
    (05-Jan-2016)
    The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

  • Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan
    (05-Jan-2016)
    The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

  • New School Lunch Program Lets Kids Select More Nutritious Meals
    (04-Jan-2016)
    Changes include more variety, and servings of fruits and vegetables, researchers say

  • Could Higher Vitamin D Doses Harm Seniors Prone to Falls?
    (04-Jan-2016)
    Stick to recommended guidelines, experts say

  • 5 Tips to Help Make New Year's Resolutions Stick
    (01-Jan-2016)
    Turn them into habits that aren't easily broken, psychologist advises

  • 5 Tips to Help Make New Year's Resolutions Stick
    (01-Jan-2016)
    Turn them into habits that aren't easily broken, psychologist advises

  • It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Influenza activity usually peaks in January or February, FDA says

  • Health Tip: Sip on a Lighter Version of Hot Chocolate
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Suggestions to trim calories

  • Could High-Dose Vitamin D Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis?
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Supplementation appears safe but experts say it's too soon for general recommendation

  • Could High-Dose Vitamin D Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis?
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Supplementation appears safe but experts say it's too soon for general recommendation

  • Drinking Water Pipes Full of 'Good' Bacteria
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Swedish researchers say this natural biofilm helps keep drinking water clean

  • Carbs Fuel Long Runs: Study
    (29-Dec-2015)
    Researchers show fat isn't necessary for marathons

  • Reducing Salt Intake Might Harm Heart Failure Patients, Study Claims
    (28-Dec-2015)
    But finding is preliminary and much more research needed to test hypothesis, experts say

  • Health Tip: Four Simple Steps for Healthier Eating
    (28-Dec-2015)
    Follow these guidelines

  • When and Where of Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Vitamin D Levels
    (28-Dec-2015)
    'Sunshine vitamin' deficiency tied to poorer outcomes for patients in northern regions in winter

  • When and Where of Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Vitamin D Levels
    (28-Dec-2015)
    'Sunshine vitamin' deficiency tied to poorer outcomes for patients in northern regions in winter

  • When and Where of Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Vitamin D Levels
    (28-Dec-2015)
    'Sunshine vitamin' deficiency tied to poorer outcomes for patients in northern regions in winter

  • Reducing Salt Intake Might Harm Heart Failure Patients, Study Claims
    (28-Dec-2015)
    But finding is preliminary and much more research needed to test hypothesis, experts say

  • When and Where of Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Vitamin D Levels
    (28-Dec-2015)
    'Sunshine vitamin' deficiency tied to poorer outcomes for patients in northern regions in winter

  • When and Where of Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Vitamin D Levels
    (28-Dec-2015)
    'Sunshine vitamin' deficiency tied to poorer outcomes for patients in northern regions in winter

  • How to Prevent Home Cooking Fires
    (25-Dec-2015)
    Unattended cooking equipment the leading cause of kitchen fires, research shows

  • Meals on Wheels Can Deliver Emotional Nourishment, Too
    (25-Dec-2015)
    Recipients say they feel less lonely, study finds

  • Dietitian Experts Offer Holiday Food Safety Tips
    (24-Dec-2015)
    For starters, check temperatures with a food thermometer

  • Dietitian Experts Offer Holiday Food Safety Tips
    (24-Dec-2015)
    For starters, check temperatures with a food thermometer

  • Losing Pancreas Fat May Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Small study reports good results after weight-loss surgery

  • Losing Pancreas Fat May Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Small study reports good results after weight-loss surgery

  • Losing Pancreas Fat May Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Small study reports good results after weight-loss surgery

  • Losing Pancreas Fat May Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Small study reports good results after weight-loss surgery

  • Zurampic Approved for Gout
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Drug helps control blood levels of uric acid

  • Health Tip: Watching Calories
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Is it enough?

  • Uptravi Approved for Chronic Lung Disease
    (22-Dec-2015)
    Pulmonary arterial hypertension

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Lowered Risk of Heart Attack, Type 2 Diabetes in Study
    (22-Dec-2015)
    British researchers say procedure provides many long-term health benefits

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Lowered Risk of Heart Attack, Type 2 Diabetes in Study
    (22-Dec-2015)
    British researchers say procedure provides many long-term health benefits

  • U.S. Task Force Stays Neutral on Cholesterol Screening for Kids
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Not enough evidence to recommend for or against checking everyone under 20, expert panel says

  • U.S. Task Force Backs Statins for Those 40 to 75 at Heightened Heart Risk
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Primary focus is on people with 10 percent or greater threat of heart attack or stroke within 10 years

  • Being 'Fat But Fit' Won't Cut Your Risk of Premature Death
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Study suggests benefits of physical fitness don't overcome risk from obesity

  • Being 'Fat But Fit' Won't Cut Your Risk of Premature Death
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Study suggests benefits of physical fitness don't overcome risk from obesity

  • Being 'Fat But Fit' Won't Cut Your Risk of Premature Death
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Study suggests benefits of physical fitness don't overcome risk from obesity

  • FDA Proposes Tanning Bed Ban for Minors
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Agency also wants those over 18 to sign papers stating they know health risks before using the beds

  • New Device Approved for Fecal Incontinence
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Inability to control bowels often stems from muscle damage

  • To Help Your Kids Get Better Grades, Feed Them Breakfast: Study
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Researchers find signs that what children eat is closely linked to their academic success

  • Health Tip: Keeping Diabetes in Check During the Holidays
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Eat right and get enough rest

  • LifeVest Wearable Defibrillator Approved for Children
    (17-Dec-2015)
    For heart patients who can't have device implanted

  • Bridion Approved to Reverse Effects of Surgical Drugs
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Medications used during surgery to paralyze vocal chords

  • Health Tip: Don't Pack on Pounds During Holidays
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Tips to avoid December weight gain

  • Health Tip: Don't Pack on Pounds During Holidays
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Tips to avoid December weight gain

  • Vistogard Approved for Chemotherapy Overdose
    (11-Dec-2015)
    For drugs often prescribed to treat breast, colon cancers

  • Alecensa Approved for Lung Cancer Tied to Gene Mutation
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Drug to be used for ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancers

  • Health Tip: If Teeth Are Sensitive
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Avoid acidic foods

  • Health Tip: Portion Your Child's Plate
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Help ensure that the youngster eats healthy

  • One in Five U.S. Kids Over Age 5 Has Unhealthy Cholesterol: CDC
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Rates are much higher in obese children versus normal-weight, agency notes

  • Vitamin D Won't Guard Against Colds in People With Asthma
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Study showed no difference in number of infections after getting levels of the nutrient back to normal

  • Cooling Cap to Reduce Chemo-Linked Hair Loss OK'd
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Designed for women diagnosed with breast cancer

  • Pesticide in Milk Years Ago May Be Linked to Signs of Parkinson's: Study
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Men in Hawaii who drank more milk showed brain changes, but more research needed to confirm link

  • Kanuma Approved for Rare Missing-Enzyme Disease
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Wolman disease triggers fat buildup, leading to heart and liver problems

  • Doctors Rally in Support of Fibroid Device Curbed by FDA
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Agency overstated odds of power morcellator spreading cancer, review group says

  • Vonvendi Approved to Control Bleeding Disorder
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Clotting factor sanctioned for von Willebrand disease

  • Most Teens' Physical Activity Occurs at School
    (08-Dec-2015)
    But they aren't getting enough exercise and need more avenues for active recreation, experts say

  • Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: Study
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Risk doubles for high cholesterol and blood pressure, but danger to any one child is low, findings suggest

  • How Much Weight Must You Lose Before Others Notice?
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Study finds women must drop about 14 pounds, men 18, before they're found more attractive

  • Health Tip: Approach Holiday Eating With a Healthier Attitude
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Enjoy your food, but make wise choices

  • Infant Weight Gain Linked to Possible Type 1 Diabetes Risk
    (07-Dec-2015)
    But study author says it's too soon to recommend changes in feeding practices

  • How Much Weight Must You Lose Before Others Notice?
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Study finds women must drop about 14 pounds, men 18, before they're found more attractive

  • Infant Weight Gain Linked to Possible Type 1 Diabetes Risk
    (07-Dec-2015)
    But study author says it's too soon to recommend changes in feeding practices

  • Obesity Linked to More Severe Bone, Joint Injuries
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Study also found obese patients more likely to need surgery, have longer hospital stays

  • Could Energy Drink 'Shots' Raise Teens' Diabetes Risk?
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Study found those who consumed caffeine-laden drinks had higher blood sugar, insulin levels later

  • Weight Gain Between Pregnancies May Affect Infant Survival
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Researchers focused on women who previously had a healthy BMI

  • Diabetes or Obesity During Pregnancy May Affect Fetal Heart: Study
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Researchers aren't sure if abnormalities will last or cause problems, however

  • Could an Obese Dad's Sperm Pass Traits to His Kids?
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Study finds differences in gene activity based on weight, but doesn't prove offspring inherits them

  • Crave Coffee Too Much? Talk Therapy May Help
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Caffeine intake dropped more than 75 percent after just one hour-long session, study found

  • 1 in 8 American Adults Still Have High Cholesterol: CDC
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Many don't meet targets, and expert says even those targets aren't good enough to prevent heart attacks

  • Health Tip: Watch What You Eat
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Keep a food journal

  • Possible New Weight-Loss Tool: Blocking Stomach Artery
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Experimental procedure tested in 4 morbidly obese patients so far

  • Metformin May Not Help Obese Teens With Type 1 Diabetes
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Study found most benefits waned over time, but one expert believes more research is needed

  • Possible New Weight-Loss Tool: Blocking Stomach Artery
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Experimental procedure tested in 4 morbidly obese patients so far

  • Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Losing more than 10 percent of body weight was linked to slower degeneration of cushioning in joints

  • Sugar-Free Sodas, Candy Can Still Damage Your Teeth
    (30-Nov-2015)
    But, researchers add that there are easy ways to prevent lasting harm

  • Empliciti Approved for Multiple Myeloma
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Drug boosts immune system to destroy cancer cells

  • Health Tip: Get the Facts on Iodine
    (30-Nov-2015)
    It's an essential part of your diet

  • Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Losing more than 10 percent of body weight was linked to slower degeneration of cushioning in joints

  • Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Losing more than 10 percent of body weight was linked to slower degeneration of cushioning in joints

  • Sugar-Free Sodas, Candy Can Still Damage Your Teeth
    (30-Nov-2015)
    But, researchers add that there are easy ways to prevent lasting harm

  • Sugar-Free Sodas, Candy Can Still Damage Your Teeth
    (30-Nov-2015)
    But, researchers add that there are easy ways to prevent lasting harm

  • Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Losing more than 10 percent of body weight was linked to slower degeneration of cushioning in joints

  • Celery-Onion Blend Is Cause of E.Coli Outbreak Tied to Costco Chicken Salad: CDC
    (28-Nov-2015)
    Agency says samples of the salad ingredient tested positive for the bacteria and product has been recalled

  • Health Tip: Learn About Processed Foods
    (27-Nov-2015)
    Check ingredient labels for harmful contents

  • Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer
    (27-Nov-2015)
    Vigorous exercise, nutritious diet lower odds for deadly forms of the disease, research suggests

  • Healthy Holiday Substitutions Can Help Your Heart
    (26-Nov-2015)
    Try replacing sugar and butter with fruit, vegetable oil

  • Health Tip: Stuff Your Holiday Bird Safely
    (26-Nov-2015)
    And avoid food-borne illness

  • Don't Let Reflux Ruin Your Thanksgiving
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Expert offers tips for avoiding heartburn this holiday

  • Probiotics May Not Shield 'Preemies' From Serious Illness, Study Finds
    (25-Nov-2015)
    More research on individual strains of these good bacteria may be needed

  • Health Tip: Thawing Your Thanksgiving Turkey
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Do it right

  • E. Coli Linked to Costco Chicken Salad Sickens 19 in Seven States
    (25-Nov-2015)
    CDC still tracking down specific ingredient that may harbor the germ

  • Obesity in Youth May Harm the Heart Long-Term, Even After Weight Loss
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Risk of sudden cardiac death was still higher, decades after women had lost the pounds, study found

  • Anthrax Vaccine Approval Expanded
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Now sanctioned for adults 18 to 65 with known or suspected exposure

  • Opdivo Approved for Advanced Kidney Cancer
    (24-Nov-2015)
    More than 14,000 projected to die from disease this year

  • Portrazza Approved for Advanced Lung Cancer
    (24-Nov-2015)
    The top cause of cancer death in the United States

  • Health Tip: Promote Better Brain Health
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Feed it knowledge and nutrition

  • Play it Safe Cooking the Thanksgiving Feast
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Risk of fire, burns high during the holiday, expert warns

  • Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds
    (24-Nov-2015)
    But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

  • Could Obesity Be Wired Into Some Children's Brains?
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Food smells elicit stronger reactions in heavier kids, small study finds

  • Caffeine in Pregnancy May Not Harm Baby's IQ, Study Finds
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Study looked at moderate amounts -- about one to two cups of coffee

  • Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

  • Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

  • Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

  • Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

  • Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

  • Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm
    (20-Nov-2015)
    Study finds link between being made fun of and problematic eating behaviors

  • Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm
    (20-Nov-2015)
    Study finds link between being made fun of and problematic eating behaviors

  • Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm
    (20-Nov-2015)
    Study finds link between being made fun of and problematic eating behaviors

  • Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm
    (20-Nov-2015)
    Study finds link between being made fun of and problematic eating behaviors

  • FDA Approves Nasal Spray to Reverse Narcotic Painkiller Overdose
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Drug marketed as Narcan offers new treatment option for family members or first responders

  • Genetically Engineered Salmon Gets FDA Approval
    (19-Nov-2015)
    It's first animal-based food to get OK from the agency, which says it's safe to eat and doesn't need special label

  • Narcan Nasal Spray Approved to Counter Narcotic Painkiller Overdose
    (19-Nov-2015)
    First-of-its-kind drug sanctioned to reverse effects of heroin or oxycodone use

  • Foods May Affect Each Person's Blood Sugar Differently, Study Suggests
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Researchers say 'one-size-fits-all' diet doesn't exist

  • Genetically Engineered Salmon Gets FDA Approval
    (19-Nov-2015)
    It's first animal-based food to get OK from the agency, which says it's safe to eat and doesn't need special label

  • Foods May Affect Each Person's Blood Sugar Differently, Study Suggests
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Researchers say 'one-size-fits-all' diet doesn't exist

  • Foods May Affect Each Person's Blood Sugar Differently, Study Suggests
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Researchers say 'one-size-fits-all' diet doesn't exist

  • Charges Filed Against Makers of Nutritional Supplements
    (18-Nov-2015)
    One company in nationwide sweep sold products with ingredient that caused liver damage, FDA says

  • Could Viagra Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Those at Risk?
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Small trial suggests the drug might help, but much more study is needed

  • Health Tip: Host a Healthier Holiday Meal
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Cut the fat, salt and sugar

  • More Gluten Before Age 2 Linked to Celiac Disease in At-Risk Kids
    (17-Nov-2015)
    But it's not clear if limiting the protein in baby's diet would help, experts say

  • Coffee Drinkers May Live Longer
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Regular java and decaf were linked to survival benefits in study

  • Darzalex Approved for Multiple Myeloma
    (16-Nov-2015)
    For people who have received other treatments

  • FDA Finalizes New Food Safety Rules
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Farms, importers will be responsible for preventing outbreaks of foodborne illness

  • Health Tip: You May Not Have to Give Up Dessert
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Some diabetics may enjoy small portions

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Heart-Healthy Holiday Foods
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Seasonal produce is a great option

  • Kitchen Utensils Can Spread Bacteria, Study Finds
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Expert advises washing knives, peelers between each use on different types of produce

  • FDA Finalizes New Food Safety Rules
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Farms, importers will be responsible for preventing outbreaks of foodborne illness

  • Kitchen Utensils Can Spread Bacteria, Study Finds
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Expert advises washing knives, peelers between each use on different types of produce

  • FDA Finalizes New Food Safety Rules
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Farms, importers will be responsible for preventing outbreaks of foodborne illness

  • Vitamin D Deficiency Might Be Tied to Erectile Dysfunction
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Men with low levels of 'sunshine vitamin' more likely to be impotent, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Feeding Your Child a Vegetarian Diet
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Make sure it includes enough nutrients

  • Adult Obesity Still Growing in U.S., Youth Rates Hold Steady: CDC
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Expert says stabilization isn't good enough because still high rates of preventable chronic disease

  • Scientists Pinpoint What Level of Vitamin D Promotes Heart Health
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Though it is lower than traditionally thought, many people still deficient, researchers say

  • FDA Wants Public Comment on Use of Word 'Natural' on Food Labels
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Request is response to citizen petitions asking that the agency define the term

  • FDA Wants Public Comment on Use of Word 'Natural' on Food Labels
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Request is response to citizen petitions asking that the agency define the term

  • FDA Wants Public Comment on Use of Word 'Natural' on Food Labels
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Request is response to citizen petitions asking that the agency define the term

  • Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in Kids
    (11-Nov-2015)
    More research needs to be done to show cause-and-effect, expert says

  • Newborn Probiotic Use Tied to Lower Risk of Type 1 Diabetes
    (11-Nov-2015)
    But association was only found in those with the highest genetic risk of the disease

  • Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in Kids
    (11-Nov-2015)
    More research needs to be done to show cause-and-effect, expert says

  • Cotellic Approved for Advanced Melanoma
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Nearly 10,000 projected to die this year from deadly skin cancer

  • Belly Fat Is Bad, Even at a Normal Weight
    (10-Nov-2015)
    When pounds collect around the middle, risk of premature death rises, study finds

  • Obese Kids as Young as 8 Show Signs of Heart Disease
    (10-Nov-2015)
    MRI scans reveal structural abnormalities associated with cardiac strain

  • Belly Fat Is Bad, Even at a Normal Weight
    (10-Nov-2015)
    When pounds collect around the middle, risk of premature death rises, study finds

  • Belly Fat Is Bad, Even at a Normal Weight
    (10-Nov-2015)
    When pounds collect around the middle, risk of premature death rises, study finds

  • Just One Energy Drink Sends Young Adults' Stress Hormone Levels Soaring
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Researchers also found the beverage pushed blood pressure levels higher

  • Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to Depression
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Study also finds more trips to the scale lead to greater body dissatisfaction, lower self-esteem

  • Health Tip: Keeping Foods Safe in the Refrigerator
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Keep it cold enough and store food properly

  • Parents the Target of Deceptive Food Ads, Study Says
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Commercials that misstate benefits of sugary products concern researchers

  • Barbecued, Pan-Fried Meat May Boost Kidney Cancer Risk
    (09-Nov-2015)
    High-heat cooking methods implicated in new study

  • Home Cooking May Help Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Study finds it was linked to fewer sugar-sweetened beverages, lower weight

  • Studies Explore Link Between Diet, Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Healthy eating might help prevent debilitating joint disorder, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Keeping Foods Safe in the Refrigerator
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Keep it cold enough and store food properly

  • Weight Loss May Help Control Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Losing weight, keeping it off improves atrial fibrillation, studies suggest

  • Parents the Target of Deceptive Food Ads, Study Says
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Commercials that misstate benefits of sugary products concern researchers

  • Weight Loss May Help Control Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Losing weight, keeping it off improves atrial fibrillation, studies suggest

  • Fewer Americans Than Ever Sticking to Heart-Healthy Lifestyle, Study Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Less than 6 percent of adults tracked in long-running research are keeping critical risk factors at bay

  • Weight Loss May Help Control Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Losing weight, keeping it off improves atrial fibrillation, studies suggest

  • 'Walkable' Neighborhoods Boost Heart Health, Studies Find
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Commuting via public transportation also linked to lower blood pressure

  • Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to Depression
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Study also finds more trips to the scale lead to greater body dissatisfaction, lower self-esteem

  • Weight Loss May Help Control Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Losing weight, keeping it off improves atrial fibrillation, studies suggest

  • Pregnant and Got the Blues? Get More Exercise to Protect Your Health
    (06-Nov-2015)
    Those who are depressed sit around too much, increasing risks to themselves and their babies, research shows

  • Omega 3 Supplements Don't Help With Depression: Review
    (06-Nov-2015)
    U.K. scientists find little evidence they ease symptoms

  • Could Brain Stimulation Be a Way to Weight Loss?
    (06-Nov-2015)
    Small study suggests promise, but one expert finds the idea 'alarming'

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Bring Long-Term Benefits to Very Obese Teens
    (06-Nov-2015)
    3 years later, most had rid themselves of diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure, study found

  • Omega 3 Supplements Don't Help With Depression: Review
    (06-Nov-2015)
    U.K. scientists find little evidence they ease symptoms

  • Pregnant and Got the Blues? Get More Exercise to Protect Your Health
    (06-Nov-2015)
    Those who are depressed sit around too much, increasing risks to themselves and their babies, research shows

  • Could Brain Stimulation Be a Way to Weight Loss?
    (06-Nov-2015)
    Small study suggests promise, but one expert finds the idea 'alarming'

  • Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

  • Junk Food Not to Blame for America's Obesity Epidemic: Study
    (05-Nov-2015)
    People just eat too much, researchers suggest

  • Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

  • Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

  • Don't Even Talk About It: 'Food Words' Can Make You Overeat
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Stress and genetics also make some crave high-calorie foods, but obese people are more apt to indulge, research finds

  • Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

  • Junk Food Not to Blame for America's Obesity Epidemic: Study
    (05-Nov-2015)
    People just eat too much, researchers suggest

  • 'Balloon-in-a-Pill' May Be New Weight-Loss Weapon
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Early results from overseas trial suggest an approach that's easy to swallow

  • Don't Even Talk About It: 'Food Words' Can Make You Overeat
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Stress and genetics also make some crave high-calorie foods, but obese people are more apt to indulge, research finds

  • Junk Food Not to Blame for America's Obesity Epidemic: Study
    (05-Nov-2015)
    People just eat too much, researchers suggest

  • 'Balloon-in-a-Pill' May Be New Weight-Loss Weapon
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Early results from overseas trial suggest an approach that's easy to swallow

  • Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

  • Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

  • Junk Food Not to Blame for America's Obesity Epidemic: Study
    (05-Nov-2015)
    People just eat too much, researchers suggest

  • Many U.S. Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant: Study
    (05-Nov-2015)
    More than half in 17 states gained excessive weight, which can harm both mother and baby, U.S. researchers report

  • Health Tip: Eat Enough Fiber
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Skins of fruits and veggies are great sources

  • Count Bites, Subtract the Pounds
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Consuming less food leads to weight loss in one month, study finds

  • Better Sex Life May Be a Weight-Loss Surgery Bonus
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Effects were long-lasting, and both men and women benefited, researchers say

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Trim Health Care Costs
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Study found people, especially diabetes patients, spent far less on doctors, drugs after procedure

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Often Brings Less Painful Joints: Study
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Patients tend to get around better as the pounds drop away, but not everyone will benefit, researchers say

  • Children of Stressed Parents May Be Prone to Obesity
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Study, one of first to identify parental pressure as risk factor for weight gain, focused on Hispanic households

  • Count Bites, Subtract the Pounds
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Consuming less food leads to weight loss in one month, study finds

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Trim Health Care Costs
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Study found people, especially diabetes patients, spent far less on doctors, drugs after procedure

  • Children of Stressed Parents May Be Prone to Obesity
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Study, one of first to identify parental pressure as risk factor for weight gain, focused on Hispanic households

  • Count Bites, Subtract the Pounds
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Consuming less food leads to weight loss in one month, study finds

  • Better Sex Life May Be a Weight-Loss Surgery Bonus
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Effects were long-lasting, and both men and women benefited, researchers say

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Trim Health Care Costs
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Study found people, especially diabetes patients, spent far less on doctors, drugs after procedure

  • Calorie Counts on Menus May Prompt Healthier Offerings
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Study found chain restaurants that used them tended to offer more lower-calorie choices

  • Sweetened Drinks Might Raise Men's Risk for Heart Failure
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Two servings daily linked to higher odds for the disabling condition, study says

  • Multistate Foodborne Illness Outbreaks the Most Deadly: CDC
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Food industry must do more to curb widespread health threats, experts say

  • Multistate Foodborne Illness Outbreaks the Most Deadly: CDC
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Food industry must do more to curb widespread health threats, experts say

  • Weight Gain a Challenge for Children With Autism: Study
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Preschoolers, teens on the spectrum are more likely than peers to be overweight, obese

  • Sweetened Drinks Might Raise Men's Risk for Heart Failure
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Two servings daily linked to higher odds for the disabling condition, study says

  • Sweetened Drinks Might Raise Men's Risk for Heart Failure
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Two servings daily linked to higher odds for the disabling condition, study says

  • Sweetened Drinks Might Raise Men's Risk for Heart Failure
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Two servings daily linked to higher odds for the disabling condition, study says

  • Weight Gain a Challenge for Children With Autism: Study
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Preschoolers, teens on the spectrum are more likely than peers to be overweight, obese

  • Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

  • Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

  • Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

  • Fast-Food Menus With Calorie Counts Not Changing New Yorkers' Habits
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

  • Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

  • Fast-Food Menus With Calorie Counts Not Changing New Yorkers' Habits
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

  • Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

  • Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

  • Fast-Food Menus With Calorie Counts Not Changing New Yorkers' Habits
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

  • Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

  • Fast-Food Menus With Calorie Counts Not Changing New Yorkers' Habits
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

  • Severe Obesity Costs Medicaid $8 Billion Annually, Study Finds
    (02-Nov-2015)
    And health care expenses for heaviest adults is nearly $2,000 more a year per patient

  • Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

  • Fast-Food Menus With Calorie Counts Not Changing New Yorkers' Habits
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

  • Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking Skills
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Kids who participate in dance or sports better able to pay attention and solve problems, research suggests

  • Severe Obesity Costs Medicaid $8 Billion Annually, Study Finds
    (02-Nov-2015)
    And health care expenses for heaviest adults is nearly $2,000 more a year per patient

  • Low-Fat Diets No Better Than Other Plans: Study
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Perseverance, not the plan, predicts success, researchers said

  • Low-Fat Diets No Better Than Other Plans: Study
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Perseverance, not the plan, predicts success, researchers said

  • Health Tip: Snack After Sports
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Here are potential benefits

  • Kids Meals, Toys and TV Ads Add Up to Frequent Fast Food: Study
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Restaurant chains that advertise on children's networks exert strong pull on 3- to 7-year-olds

  • Low-Fat Diets No Better Than Other Plans: Study
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Perseverance, not the plan, predicts success, researchers said

  • Helping Your Diabetic Child Have a Safe Halloween
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Counting carbs and swapping treats help kids stick to treatment goals, expert says

  • FDA Approves Expanded Use for Melanoma Drug
    (29-Oct-2015)
    Yervoy can now be used after surgery to reduce risk of deadly skin cancer returning

  • Health Tip: Potassium is an Essential Mineral
    (29-Oct-2015)
    Here's why you need it

  • New Treatment for Melanoma Gets FDA Approval
    (28-Oct-2015)
    In early trial, genetically engineered cold sore virus was injected into tumors, caused them to rupture and die

  • Injected Drug Approved for Melanoma Skin Cancer
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Imlygic designed to rupture and kill cancer cells

  • Breast Milk Makeup May Influence Child's Later Weight, Study Says
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Naturally occurring complex carbohydrates could play a role in obesity

  • Cutting Sugar From Diet Boosts Kids' Health Immediately: Study
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Though calories remained same, obese children saw better blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar levels

  • Health Tip: How Foods Impact Glycemic Index
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Higher score means greater effect on blood sugar

  • Secret to Staying Slim May Be as Close as Your Fruit Bowl
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Women who keep produce on their kitchen counters weigh about 13 pounds less than those who don't, study finds

  • Cutting Sugar From Diet Boosts Kids' Health Immediately: Study
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Though calories remained same, obese children saw better blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar levels

  • Cutting Sugar From Diet Boosts Kids' Health Immediately: Study
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Though calories remained same, obese children saw better blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar levels

  • Cutting Sugar From Diet Boosts Kids' Health Immediately: Study
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Though calories remained same, obese children saw better blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar levels

  • Secret to Staying Slim May Be as Close as Your Fruit Bowl
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Women who keep produce on their kitchen counters weigh about 13 pounds less than those who don't, study finds

  • Loading Up on Fruit, Veggies in Early Adulthood Pays Off Later
    (26-Oct-2015)
    CT scans after 20 years show healthier arteries, study says

  • Processed Meat Can Cause Cancer: WHO
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Meanwhile, red meat only shows some association with an increased risk for colon cancer, expert panel says

  • U.S. Task Force Urges Broader Screening for Type 2 Diabetes
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Group advises testing overweight, obese people aged 40 to 70 for abnormal blood sugar

  • U.S. Task Force Urges Broader Screening for Type 2 Diabetes
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Group advises testing overweight, obese people aged 40 to 70 for abnormal blood sugar

  • Illnesses, Deaths Spur FDA Warning on Hepatitis C Drugs
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Cautionary label will be added to Viekira Pak and Technivie, agency says

  • New Drug Approved for Soft-Tissue Cancer
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Disease most often affects head, neck, extremities and torso

  • Onivyde Approved for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Thousands projected to die from hard-to-treat disease

  • Doctors Key to Stopping Child Hunger
    (23-Oct-2015)
    American Academy of Pediatrics statement says all kids should be screened for signs of malnutrition

  • Health Food Stores Urge Supplements to Underage Teens: Study
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Two-thirds of clerks recommend muscle-building aid not OK'd for use before age 18

  • Study Refutes Notion That Obese Fare Better Against Chronic Ills
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Prior research suggesting that excess weight may offer protection called flawed

  • Health Food Stores Urge Supplements to Underage Teens: Study
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Two-thirds of clerks recommend muscle-building aid not OK'd for use before age 18

  • Study Refutes Notion That Obese Fare Better Against Chronic Ills
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Prior research suggesting that excess weight may offer protection called flawed

  • FDA Approves New Pancreatic Cancer Drug
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Agency says medication can be used in combination with others for advanced cases

  • Data on Foodborne Disease Outbreaks at Your Fingertips
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Redesign of CDC website simplifies access to years of data, agency says

  • Antibiotics Might Cause Weight Gain in Kids
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Study finds link between repeated use in children and slightly higher weights in teen years

  • Antibiotics Might Cause Weight Gain in Kids
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Study finds link between repeated use in children and slightly higher weights in teen years

  • Coagadex Approved for Rare Clotting Disorder
    (21-Oct-2015)
    First coagulation therapy sanctioned for Factor X deficiency

  • Mediterranean Diet May Keep Your Mind Healthier in Old Age
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Seniors who ate more foods tied to the eating plan, especially fish, had bigger brains, study says

  • Being Mindful May Guard Against Belly Fat
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Study found awareness of thoughts and feelings was linked to lower risk for obesity

  • B Vitamin May Help Ward Off Some Skin Cancers
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Study found high-risk patients who took nicotinamide daily developed fewer non-melanoma lesions

  • Kids More Likely to Be Overweight If Mom Gains Too Much in Pregnancy or After
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Child's weight influenced by environments in 'womb and living room,' expert says

  • Kids More Likely to Be Overweight If Mom Gains Too Much in Pregnancy or After
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Child's weight influenced by environments in 'womb and living room,' expert says

  • Health Tip: Promote Healthy Habits During Meals
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Do's and don'ts for healthier eating

  • Men's Health Supplements Don't Benefit Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Research suggests these products won't cut risk of disease spread or death

  • Health Tip: Watch Out for the Saltiest Foods
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Too much salt contributes to heart ills

  • Men's Health Supplements Don't Benefit Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Research suggests these products won't cut risk of disease spread or death

  • Pill for Low Libido in Women Goes on Sale on Saturday
    (18-Oct-2015)
    Flibanserin can cause low blood pressure, loss of consciousness; not recommended for use with alcohol

  • Study Sees Link Between High Cholesterol and Tendon Trouble
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Chronic inflammation could explain possible connection, researchers theorize

  • Healthy Eaters Don't Trust Overweight Bloggers, Study Finds
    (16-Oct-2015)
    People seem to assume heavier people will recommend richer, less nutritious foods

  • FDA Approves Drug to Reverse Blood Thinner's Effect
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Praxbind cleared for emergency use with Pradaxa when bleeding can't be controlled

  • Healthy Eaters Don't Trust Overweight Bloggers, Study Finds
    (16-Oct-2015)
    People seem to assume heavier people will recommend richer, less nutritious foods

  • Health Tip: Shop Healthy Without Breaking the Bank
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Better food on a budget

  • Health Tip: Cooking With Oil
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Make these heart-healthier choices

  • Healthy Eaters Don't Trust Overweight Bloggers, Study Finds
    (16-Oct-2015)
    People seem to assume heavier people will recommend richer, less nutritious foods

  • FDA Warns of Hazards From Imported Supplements
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Danger for people who don't speak English well or have limited access to health services, agency says

  • Health Tip: Are You Getting Enough Potassium?
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Good sources of the essential nutrient

  • Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Weight-loss products, energy boosters are common culprits, study finds

  • Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Weight-loss products, energy boosters are common culprits, study finds

  • Caramel Apples Can Harbor Listeria, Study Finds
    (14-Oct-2015)
    When not refrigerated, bacteria can grow quickly around dipping stick, researcher explains

  • Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Weight-loss products, energy boosters are common culprits, study finds

  • Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Weight-loss products, energy boosters are common culprits, study finds

  • Vitamin D, Calcium May Not Prevent Colon Cancer After All
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Large study finds supplements no better than placebo at warding off recurring polyps

  • Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Weight-loss products, energy boosters are common culprits, study finds

  • Vitamin D, Calcium May Not Prevent Colon Cancer After All
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Large study finds supplements no better than placebo at warding off recurring polyps

  • Mixed Martial Arts Fighters May Go to Dangerous Lengths to Shed Pounds
    (13-Oct-2015)
    British study shows saunas, sweat suits, pills all used to trigger drastic weight loss before fights

  • Many Cancer Survivors Eat Poorly, Study Finds
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Doctors often overlook dietary advice, experts say

  • Calcium Supplements Tied to Kidney Stone Risk in Study
    (13-Oct-2015)
    But don't stop on your own if doctor recommended them, experts say

  • Calcium Supplements Tied to Kidney Stone Risk in Study
    (13-Oct-2015)
    But don't stop on your own if doctor recommended them, experts say

  • For a Better Calorie Burn, Adjust Your Speed While Walking
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Stopping and starting, varying your velocity all adds to energy expended, study finds

  • Summer Babies May Be Healthier Adults
    (12-Oct-2015)
    Researchers link warm-weather birthdays to taller adult height, later puberty

  • Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

  • Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

  • Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

  • Health Tip: Stop Late-Night Snacking
    (08-Oct-2015)
    And avoid those extra calories

  • Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Leafy greens, brightly colored veggies such as orange peppers also may stave off macular degeneration

  • Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Leafy greens, brightly colored veggies such as orange peppers also may stave off macular degeneration

  • Popular Antioxidant Seems to Spread Skin Cancer Cells in Mouse Research
    (07-Oct-2015)
    But link between N-acetylcysteine and melanoma progression needs more study

  • Health Tip: Make Good Gluten-Free Choices
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Gluten-free doesn't necessarily mean healthy

  • More Than 730 Illnesses Reported in Latest Salmonella Outbreak
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Four deaths have also been linked to tainted cucumbers, CDC officials report

  • Suicide Risk May Rise for Some After Weight-Loss Surgery
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Expert says that the life changes that follow can make it hard for these patients to cope

  • Popular Antioxidant Seems to Spread Skin Cancer Cells in Mouse Research
    (07-Oct-2015)
    But link between N-acetylcysteine and melanoma progression needs more study

  • Suicide Risk May Rise for Some After Weight-Loss Surgery
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Expert says that the life changes that follow can make it hard for these patients to cope

  • Sun Exposure in Teen Years May Delay Onset of MS: Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    But researchers only found a connection, not cause-and-effect link

  • Excess Weight Helps Women With Heart Failure, Hurts Men: Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    This isn't an excuse for females to gain extra pounds, researcher says

  • Excess Weight Helps Women With Heart Failure, Hurts Men: Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    This isn't an excuse for females to gain extra pounds, researcher says

  • Sun Exposure in Teen Years May Delay Onset of MS: Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    But researchers only found a connection, not cause-and-effect link

  • Sun Exposure in Teen Years May Delay Onset of MS: Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    But researchers only found a connection, not cause-and-effect link

  • Excess Weight Helps Women With Heart Failure, Hurts Men: Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    This isn't an excuse for females to gain extra pounds, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Prepare what you'd like to discuss

  • Optune Device Approved for Newly Diagnosed Brain Cancer
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Emits electric pulses designed to thwart tumor growth

  • Aristada Approved for Schizophrenia
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Long-acting drug injected every four-to-six weeks

  • Health Tip: Boost Energy Without Caffeine
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Foods that can help recharge your batteries

  • Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Prepare what you'd like to discuss

  • FDA Orders Studies on Contaminated Endoscopes Tied to Illness Outbreaks
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Duodenoscopes used at 2 Los Angeles hospitals carried drug-resistant 'superbug'

  • FDA Approves New Treatment for Lung Cancer
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Keytruda shrank tumors in some patients with advanced disease

  • Keytruda Approved for Leading Form of Lung Cancer
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Helps immune system fight non-small cell lung cancer

  • Obesity Won't Affect Joint Surgery Safety, Study Finds
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Heavy patients needed fewer blood transfusions, did not have more complications

  • Climate Change May Lead to Low Newborn Weights in Poorer Nations
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Study suggests heat and lack of rain can potentially impact birth size

  • For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight Gain
    (02-Oct-2015)
    But study doesn't prove night owls are doomed to extra pounds

  • Health Tip: Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy
    (01-Oct-2015)
    And keep up healthy habits once your baby arrives

  • Health Tip: Child Obesity Affects Bones, Muscles and Joints
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Being overweight can cause these problems

  • Higher-Protein Diet May Help Some With Type 2 Diabetes
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Study finds benefit for those with gene variant related to vitamin D metabolism

  • More Than 670 Illnesses Reported in Latest Salmonella Outbreak
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Three deaths have also been linked to tainted cucumbers, CDC officials report

  • Added Calcium May Not Help Older Bones: Studies
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Researchers find no evidence that boosting intake will prevent fractures

  • Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

  • Added Calcium May Not Help Older Bones: Studies
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Researchers find no evidence that boosting intake will prevent fractures

  • Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

  • Dieters: Don't Replace Saturated Fats With Processed Carbs
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Study found those who turned to whole grains and healthy fats saw a drop in heart risks

  • Dieters: Don't Replace Saturated Fats With Processed Carbs
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Study found those who turned to whole grains and healthy fats saw a drop in heart risks

  • Dieters: Don't Replace Saturated Fats With Processed Carbs
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Study found those who turned to whole grains and healthy fats saw a drop in heart risks

  • More Evidence High-Fiber, Mediterranean Diet Is Good for You
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Plant-based regimens can boost fatty acids that lower your risk for diabetes, heart disease, study says

  • More Evidence High-Fiber, Mediterranean Diet Is Good for You
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Plant-based regimens can boost fatty acids that lower your risk for diabetes, heart disease, study says

  • Video Games May Make Women Pile Up More Than Points
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Study suggests they tend to gain weight while gaming, but men don't

  • Video Games May Make Women Pile Up More Than Points
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Study suggests they tend to gain weight while gaming, but men don't

  • Video Games May Make Women Pile Up More Than Points
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Study suggests they tend to gain weight while gaming, but men don't

  • Health Tip: Choosing the Right Bedtime Snack
    (28-Sep-2015)
    It can ease hunger and help lull you to sleep

  • Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

  • Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

  • Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

  • With Liposuction, Weight Should Guide Fat Removal Limits: Study
    (25-Sep-2015)
    People with higher body mass can have more removed safely, researchers claim

  • With Liposuction, Weight Should Guide Fat Removal Limits: Study
    (25-Sep-2015)
    People with higher body mass can have more removed safely, researchers claim

  • Health Tip: Preventing Childhood Obesity
    (25-Sep-2015)
    Don't forget to address sleep and screen time

  • With Liposuction, Weight Should Guide Fat Removal Limits: Study
    (25-Sep-2015)
    People with higher body mass can have more removed safely, researchers claim

  • With Liposuction, Weight Should Guide Fat Removal Limits: Study
    (25-Sep-2015)
    People with higher body mass can have more removed safely, researchers claim

  • Exposure to BPA in Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight in Girls: Study
    (25-Sep-2015)
    But research doesn't prove the chemical caused the lighter weight

  • Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day Long
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Tracking real-world eating patterns, researchers find that people consume food anytime they're awake

  • Potatoes, Tomatoes Make Up Bulk of Americans' Veggie Intake
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Too little variety may mean too few nutrients for millions, USDA report warns

  • Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day Long
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Tracking real-world eating patterns, researchers find that people consume food anytime they're awake

  • Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day Long
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Tracking real-world eating patterns, researchers find that people consume food anytime they're awake

  • Potatoes, Tomatoes Make Up Bulk of Americans' Veggie Intake
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Too little variety may mean too few nutrients for millions, USDA report warns

  • Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day Long
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Tracking real-world eating patterns, researchers find that people consume food anytime they're awake

  • Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day Long
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Tracking real-world eating patterns, researchers find that people consume food anytime they're awake

  • Coffee May Not Risk Irregular Heartbeat, Study Claims
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Finds no link between beverage and increased odds of atrial fibrillation

  • Coffee May Not Risk Irregular Heartbeat, Study Claims
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Finds no link between beverage and increased odds of atrial fibrillation

  • Not All Trans Fats Harm the Heart, German Study Contends
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Those found naturally in dairy, meat products may help, while low levels of artificial trans fats might not hurt

  • Why People in 'Tall' Nations Are More Likely to Be Slim
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Study of 14 European countries examines relationship between genes, height and weight

  • Why People in 'Tall' Nations Are More Likely to Be Slim
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Study of 14 European countries examines relationship between genes, height and weight

  • Fruits, Veggies May Be Key to Keeping Unwanted Weight Off
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Only caveat: avoid starchy vegetables such as potatoes, corn, study finds

  • Fruits, Veggies May Be Key to Keeping Unwanted Weight Off
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Only caveat: avoid starchy vegetables such as potatoes, corn, study finds

  • Lonsurf Approved for Advanced Colon Cancer
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Among people who aren't responding to other treatments

  • Beet Juice Boosts Muscle Power in Heart Patients
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Researchers say dietary nitrate could help these patients climb stairs and get out of a chair

  • Girls Who Are Impulsive, Poor Planners May Be Prone to Weight Gain
    (22-Sep-2015)
    They're also more likely to binge eat, study suggests

  • Fruits, Veggies May Be Key to Keeping Unwanted Weight Off
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Only caveat: avoid starchy vegetables such as potatoes, corn, study finds

  • Could a Texting App Help Your Heart?
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Patients who got reminders on healthy living saw improvements in cholesterol, blood pressure, weight

  • Girls Who Are Impulsive, Poor Planners May Be Prone to Weight Gain
    (22-Sep-2015)
    They're also more likely to binge eat, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Eating Well at Work
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Be prepared with healthy foods

  • Apples Are American Kids' Favorite Fruit
    (21-Sep-2015)
    But children should broaden their palate, researcher says

  • Adult Obesity Rate Tops 30 Percent in Half of States
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Highest rates found in the South and Midwest: report

  • Vraylar Approved for Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Label warns against use by certain elderly

  • FDA Approves New Drug for Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Vraylar is an atypical antipsychotic taken once a day

  • Diabetes Should Be a Factor in Weight-Loss Surgery Decision: Study
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Health costs decline if obese patients with type 2 get procedure soon after diagnosis, experts say

  • A High Salt and Potassium Diet May Accelerate Chronic Kidney Disease
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Study participants had far more sodium than the recommended daily limit

  • Sugary Drinks Often Part of Overall Poor Diet
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Unhealthy eating, sweetened beverages may combine to raise diabetes risk, researchers say

  • New Blood Test May Help Predict Heart Disease Risks in Obese Black Teens
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Girls seemed most prone to increased levels of inflammation

  • A High Salt and Potassium Diet May Accelerate Chronic Kidney Disease
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Study participants had far more sodium than the recommended daily limit

  • Sugary Drinks Often Part of Overall Poor Diet
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Unhealthy eating, sweetened beverages may combine to raise diabetes risk, researchers say

  • Caffeine at Night May Disrupt the Body's Internal Clock
    (16-Sep-2015)
    And that could make you want to sleep later, say researchers, who see possible treatment for jet lag

  • More Than 400 Illnesses Reported in Latest Salmonella Outbreak
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Tainted cucumbers now linked to 418 cases in 31 states, CDC officials report

  • Excess Weight Linked to Brain Cancer Risk in Study
    (16-Sep-2015)
    And physical activity associated with lower odds of meningioma, though these tumors are considered rare

  • Excess Weight Linked to Brain Cancer Risk in Study
    (16-Sep-2015)
    And physical activity associated with lower odds of meningioma, though these tumors are considered rare

  • Excess Weight Linked to Brain Cancer Risk in Study
    (16-Sep-2015)
    And physical activity associated with lower odds of meningioma, though these tumors are considered rare

  • Excess Weight Linked to Brain Cancer Risk in Study
    (16-Sep-2015)
    And physical activity associated with lower odds of meningioma, though these tumors are considered rare

  • FDA Bans Sale of New R.J. Reynolds Cigarettes
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Products didn't meet requirement that they be substantially the same as existing cigarettes, agency says

  • Health Tip: Skip the Frying Pan
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Try a healthier alternative

  • Too Little Vitamin D May Hasten Mental Decline
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Study found adults with low levels more likely to have dementia, and poor memory and thinking skills

  • Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Odds were reduced 68 percent in large Spanish review, but longer-term follow-up studies are needed

  • Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Odds were reduced 68 percent in large Spanish review, but longer-term follow-up studies are needed

  • Jumbo Portions Lead to Overeating, Study Confirms
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Researchers recommend curbs on size, availability of fattening foods

  • Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Odds were reduced 68 percent in large Spanish review, but longer-term follow-up studies are needed

  • Jumbo Portions Lead to Overeating, Study Confirms
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Researchers recommend curbs on size, availability of fattening foods

  • Could Red Wine Ingredient Affect Progression of Alzheimer's?
    (11-Sep-2015)
    High doses of resveratrol stabilized a key protein level in study, but scientists say more research is needed

  • Diet Sodas May Not Help You Lose Weight, Study Contends
    (11-Sep-2015)
    People who drank low-calorie soft drinks tended to eat more foods high in sugar, salt and fat

  • Diet Sodas May Not Help You Lose Weight, Study Contends
    (11-Sep-2015)
    People who drank low-calorie soft drinks tended to eat more foods high in sugar, salt and fat

  • Diet Sodas May Not Help You Lose Weight, Study Contends
    (11-Sep-2015)
    People who drank low-calorie soft drinks tended to eat more foods high in sugar, salt and fat

  • Beware Unregulated Stem Cell Treatments, Experts Warn
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Clinics selling treatments that are unproven, researcher says

  • Could Eating Fish Help Ward Off Depression?
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Consuming more meals from the sea linked to lower risk, study suggests, but cause-and-effect not proven

  • Health Tip: Eat on Schedule
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Don't lag on meal times

  • Could Eating Fish Help Ward Off Depression?
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Consuming more meals from the sea linked to lower risk, study suggests, but cause-and-effect not proven

  • Diet Sodas May Not Help You Lose Weight, Study Contends
    (11-Sep-2015)
    People who drank low-calorie soft drinks tended to eat more foods high in sugar, salt and fat

  • Short Lunch Periods Leave Kids Eating Less, Study Finds
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Schools should take steps to expedite long lines to give students more time to eat, researchers say

  • Diet Sodas May Not Help You Lose Weight, Study Contends
    (11-Sep-2015)
    People who drank low-calorie soft drinks tended to eat more foods high in sugar, salt and fat

  • Gut Bugs May Affect Body Fat, 'Good' Cholesterol Levels
    (10-Sep-2015)
    But finding does not prove certain intestinal bacteria determine size of one's waistline

  • FDA Acts to Make Food Safer in Wake of Outbreaks
    (10-Sep-2015)
    New rules focus on cleanliness of manufacturing facilities

  • Gut Bugs May Affect Body Fat, 'Good' Cholesterol Levels
    (10-Sep-2015)
    But finding does not prove certain intestinal bacteria determine size of one's waistline

  • 2nd Death Reported in Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Tainted cucumbers also linked to 341 illnesses in 30 states, CDC officials report

  • FDA Acts to Make Food Safer in Wake of Outbreaks
    (10-Sep-2015)
    New rules focus on cleanliness of manufacturing facilities

  • 2nd Death Reported in Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Tainted cucumbers also linked to 341 illnesses in 30 states, CDC officials report

  • Gut Bugs May Affect Body Fat, 'Good' Cholesterol Levels
    (10-Sep-2015)
    But finding does not prove certain intestinal bacteria determine size of one's waistline

  • Gut Bugs May Affect Body Fat, 'Good' Cholesterol Levels
    (10-Sep-2015)
    But finding does not prove certain intestinal bacteria determine size of one's waistline

  • Dangers of Vaginal Mesh Surgery for Incontinence May Be Overstated: Study
    (09-Sep-2015)
    It found only 1 in 30 women will suffer a complication that requires a second procedure

  • Very High-Calorie Diets Show How Overeating May Lead to Diabetes
    (09-Sep-2015)
    In study, men consumed 6,000 calories daily for a week, with unhealthy results showing up within days

  • Very High-Calorie Diets Show How Overeating May Lead to Diabetes
    (09-Sep-2015)
    In study, men consumed 6,000 calories daily for a week, with unhealthy results showing up within days

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Sushi the Healthier Way
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Suggestions to cut the calories

  • Health Tip: Avoiding the Weight-Loss Rollercoaster
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Suggestions for healthier eating

  • Think Genes Drive Obesity? You May Eat Less Healthy
    (08-Sep-2015)
    In study, people who thought DNA dictated their body weight had worse diets and exercised less

  • Think Genes Drive Obesity? You May Eat Less Healthy
    (08-Sep-2015)
    In study, people who thought DNA dictated their body weight had worse diets and exercised less

  • Half of U.S. Adults Have Diabetes or High Risk of Getting It: Report
    (08-Sep-2015)
    And many don't know they're flirting with the potentially fatal disease, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Eat Enough Nutrient-Rich Foods
    (07-Sep-2015)
    Here's what should be included in your diet

  • Obese Smokers Tend to Put on More Weight After Quitting
    (07-Sep-2015)
    Study also found those who smoked the most gained the most weight after kicking the habit

  • Health Tip: Weigh Yourself Regularly
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Using the same scale

  • More Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Fight Type 2 Diabetes
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Bariatric procedures beat drug therapy in easing the disease over the long term, study found

  • Health Tip: Weigh Yourself Regularly
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Using the same scale

  • Health Tip: If Your Child Chooses Unhealthy Foods
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Suggestions to help break the habit

  • Probiotics Don't Keep Bad Bugs at Bay in Critically Ill: Study
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Despite 'good' bacteria treatment, antibiotic-resistant bacteria still colonized ICU patients' intestines

  • Anti-Nausea Drug Approved
    (02-Sep-2015)
    For adults undergoing chemotherapy

  • FDA Issues Warning About Skin Lighteners
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Injectable products may contain unknown substances or contaminants

  • Two Large U.S. Aquifers Tainted With Natural Uranium: Study
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Farm-related pollution 'mobilizes' the element, helping it enter groundwater

  • Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

  • Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Slimming down might delay dementia, research suggests

  • Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

  • Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

  • Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

  • Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Slimming down might delay dementia, research suggests

  • Proposed NYC Law May Trim 54 Calories From Kids' Fast Food Meals
    (31-Aug-2015)
    If passed, legislation would also reduce levels of fat and sodium, study says

  • Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure?
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

  • FDA Approves Second Drug in New Class of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Trials showed Repatha slashed 'bad' LDL cholesterol levels in those who couldn't tolerate statins

  • FDA Approves Second Drug in New Class of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Trials showed Repatha slashed 'bad' LDL cholesterol levels in those who couldn't tolerate statins

  • FDA Approves Repatha for High Cholesterol
    (28-Aug-2015)
    A leading cause of heart disease

  • FDA Warns of Joint Pain Tied to Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Agency advises users with such symptoms to contact their doctor

  • Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth
    (28-Aug-2015)
    High blood pressure, placental problems could be the connection, researchers say

  • Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth
    (28-Aug-2015)
    High blood pressure, placental problems could be the connection, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Skip the Salt in Your Child's Lunch
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Suggestions to reduce sodium

  • Health Tip: If Allergic to Eggs
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Here are potential substitutes

  • Many Kids Tossing Fruits, Veggies in Trash Since New U.S. School Lunch Rules
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Although youngsters put produce on their trays, they're throwing out about a third more, study found

  • Healthier School Meals Offered Across U.S., Feds Find
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Students get more fruits and veggies, less salt

  • Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Researcher suggests firstborns may have decreased blood supply, nutrients in womb

  • Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Researcher suggests firstborns may have decreased blood supply, nutrients in womb

  • Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Researcher suggests firstborns may have decreased blood supply, nutrients in womb

  • Medical Groups Endorse Early Exposure to Peanut Products for High-Risk Infants
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Interim guidance issued in response to study that found exposure lowered chances of allergy by 80 percent

  • Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

  • Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

  • Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Two trials cast doubt on these widely touted strategies

  • Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

  • American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Rates for school children differ significantly, CDC study finds

  • Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Two trials cast doubt on these widely touted strategies

  • American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Rates for school children differ significantly, CDC study finds

  • Promacta Approval Expanded to Kids With Rare Blood Disorder
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Immune thrombocytopenic purpura involves low blood platelet counts

  • Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

  • Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

  • Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's Done
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Through surgery or lifestyle changes, shedding pounds improves nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, study finds

  • Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

  • Main Dishes May Fall Flat After Stellar Appetizers
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Want your entree to stand out? Use mediocre ingredients in your starter course, study suggests

  • Healthy Breakfast Is Essential for Kids
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Expert shares tips for morning meals they can't pass up

  • Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

  • Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's Done
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Through surgery or lifestyle changes, shedding pounds improves nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, study finds

  • Doctor's Support Boosts Weight Loss, Study Shows
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Researcher suggests including physicians in commercial programs

  • Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

  • Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's Done
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Through surgery or lifestyle changes, shedding pounds improves nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, study finds

  • Doctor's Support Boosts Weight Loss, Study Shows
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Researcher suggests including physicians in commercial programs

  • Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's Done
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Through surgery or lifestyle changes, shedding pounds improves nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, study finds

  • Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

  • Health Tip: Poor Eating Habits
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Traits to avoid

  • Health Tip: Diet Affects Your Dental Health
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Eat healthier for your teeth

  • Fewer Seniors Fall While Taking Vitamin D: Study
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Homebound elderly might benefit from supplementation, research suggests

  • FDA Approves Libido Pill for Women -- With Restrictions
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Flibanserin can cause low blood pressure, loss of consciousness; not recommended for use with alcohol

  • Female Libido Pill Approved
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Addyi to treat low sexual desire among premenopausal women

  • Genetically Modified Foods, Herbicides and Human Safety
    (19-Aug-2015)
    2 researchers decry heavy use of weedkillers; manufacturer says no threat exists

  • Health Tip: Avoid Food Poisoning at Work
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Store food properly

  • Weight Loss While You Relax? Mouse Study Hints It Could Happen
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Researcher envisions 'game-changer' in obesity treatment

  • Scientists Probe Obesity's Ties to Breast Cancer Risk
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Findings suggest heavy women might need more focused screening

  • Weight Loss While You Relax? Mouse Study Hints It Could Happen
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Researcher envisions 'game-changer' in obesity treatment

  • Scientists Probe Obesity's Ties to Breast Cancer Risk
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Findings suggest heavy women might need more focused screening

  • Weight Loss While You Relax? Mouse Study Hints It Could Happen
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Researcher envisions 'game-changer' in obesity treatment

  • FDA Could Approve First Female Libido Pill Soon
    (17-Aug-2015)
    But flibanserin's safety and effectiveness still being debated

  • Health Tip: Eat Responsibly
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Maintain a healthy balance

  • Can Coffee Lower Risk of Colon Cancer's Return?
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Study found an association but didn't prove cause and effect

  • Health Tip: Strive to Lose Weight
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Adopt these success strategies

  • Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study
    (14-Aug-2015)
    But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Strive to Lose Weight
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Adopt these success strategies

  • Clearing Land Around Farms Doesn't Improve Food Safety
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Expert says diverse plant life may even help filter bacteria and chemical run-off

  • Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study
    (14-Aug-2015)
    But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

  • Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study
    (14-Aug-2015)
    But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

  • Vitamin D Supplements Little Help for Obese Teens, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Taking them did not help heart or lower diabetes risk, and may be linked to higher cholesterol levels

  • Vitamin D Supplements Little Help for Obese Teens, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Taking them did not help heart or lower diabetes risk, and may be linked to higher cholesterol levels

  • Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study
    (14-Aug-2015)
    But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

  • Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study
    (14-Aug-2015)
    But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

  • Vitamin D Supplements Little Help for Obese Teens, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Taking them did not help heart or lower diabetes risk, and may be linked to higher cholesterol levels

  • Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Being active and having positive role models is key, new study finds

  • Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study
    (14-Aug-2015)
    But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

  • Could Your Smartphone Help Boost Your Heart Health?
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Special apps, trackers may boost weight loss, exercise, quitting smoking, early studies suggest

  • Drug Avastin Not Linked to Higher Risk of Blindness: Study
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Researchers found medication didn't increase odds of serious eye infection

  • Health Tip: Drink Water All Day
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Always carry a water bottle

  • Poorly Maintained Plumbing Often Leads to Legionnaires' Disease, CDC Says
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Culprits can include cooling towers, hot tubs, decorative fountains

  • Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say
    (12-Aug-2015)
    But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

  • Health Tip: Get the Facts About Calories
    (12-Aug-2015)
    They're not the only factor that influences weight

  • Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say
    (12-Aug-2015)
    But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

  • Calorie Burn Boost May Be Weight-Loss Surgery's Secret
    (11-Aug-2015)
    Researchers find that gastric bypass procedure increases energy needed to digest food

  • Calorie Burn Boost May Be Weight-Loss Surgery's Secret
    (11-Aug-2015)
    Researchers find that gastric bypass procedure increases energy needed to digest food

  • Calorie Burn Boost May Be Weight-Loss Surgery's Secret
    (11-Aug-2015)
    Researchers find that gastric bypass procedure increases energy needed to digest food

  • Calorie Burn Boost May Be Weight-Loss Surgery's Secret
    (11-Aug-2015)
    Researchers find that gastric bypass procedure increases energy needed to digest food

  • More Evidence That Southern Cooking Boosts Heart Risk
    (10-Aug-2015)
    Avoid diet heavy in fried food, processed meats and sugary drinks, experts advise

  • Exercise Boosts Obese Kids' Heart Health
    (10-Aug-2015)
    Review finds fitness levels, blood vessel function improved quickly, even if no weight was lost

  • Health Tip: Set a Date to Lose the Weight
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Target weight loss to a special event

  • Health Tip: Set a Date to Lose the Weight
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Target weight loss to a special event

  • What Parents Can Do to Promote Good Dental Health
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Eat right and teach kids how to care for their teeth properly, expert suggests

  • Skipping Breakfast a Bad Idea for People with Type 2 Diabetes
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Missing morning meal could raise blood sugar levels the rest of the day, study says

  • Cutting Certain Carbs Might Not Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Research finds little evidence to support elimination diet's use

  • Could Too Many Refined Carbs Make You Depressed?
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Study found postmenopausal women who ate more processed foods faced higher risk of mood disorder

  • Bodybuilder Supplement Abuse a Growing Concern
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Study finds more men using them to achieve 'perfect' body, may qualify as new eating disorder

  • Health Tip: Opt for Alternatives to Soda
    (06-Aug-2015)
    And save on calories and sugar

  • Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits May Fade With Time, Study Suggests
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Little is known about the long-term effects of bariatric procedures, experts say

  • A Man's Meat Intake Might Influence His Fertility: Study
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Couples undergoing IVF treatments fared worse if his consumption of processed meats was high

  • Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Regularly eating chili peppers, other hot foods linked to lower risk of death during study period

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Boost Teens' Mental Health
    (05-Aug-2015)
    But, study finds not all of the adolescents who had the procedure felt better

  • Common Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Tolerance for Alcohol
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Study found blood alcohol levels were doubled in women who had gastric bypass

  • Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits May Fade With Time, Study Suggests
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Little is known about the long-term effects of bariatric procedures, experts say

  • Hysterectomy at Younger Age Tied to Heart Disease Risks
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Obesity was the cardiovascular disease risk factor most strongly linked with the procedure at all ages

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Boost Teens' Mental Health
    (05-Aug-2015)
    But, study finds not all of the adolescents who had the procedure felt better

  • Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits May Fade With Time, Study Suggests
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Little is known about the long-term effects of bariatric procedures, experts say

  • Common Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Tolerance for Alcohol
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Study found blood alcohol levels were doubled in women who had gastric bypass

  • Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits May Fade With Time, Study Suggests
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Little is known about the long-term effects of bariatric procedures, experts say

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Raise Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (04-Aug-2015)
    People trying to lose weight should be encouraged to do so, researcher says

  • FDA Approves First Pill Made by 3D Printing
    (04-Aug-2015)
    Epilepsy drug Spritam may be one of many custom-made medicines to come that will use the technology

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Raise Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (04-Aug-2015)
    People trying to lose weight should be encouraged to do so, researcher says

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Raise Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (04-Aug-2015)
    People trying to lose weight should be encouraged to do so, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Plan to Eat Healthier
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Avoid sugary drinks and unnecessary carbs

  • Severe 'Picky Eating' May Point to Mental Health Issues in Kids
    (03-Aug-2015)
    1 in 5 young children has limited palate, study finds

  • Dementia Meds May Lead to Harmful Weight Loss: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Patients can lose 10 pounds or more, researchers find

  • Vitamin D Supplements Won't Strengthen Older Women's Bones: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    No increases seen in bone density, muscle mass or mobility, no matter the dose

  • Dementia Meds May Lead to Harmful Weight Loss: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Patients can lose 10 pounds or more, researchers find

  • Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors
    (31-Jul-2015)
    But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

  • Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

  • Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'

  • Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors
    (31-Jul-2015)
    But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Berries
    (30-Jul-2015)
    They're good for you

  • FDA Approves 'Belly Balloon' Device for Weight Loss
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Inflated with sterile solution and kept in stomach for no more than 6 months, it makes people feel full

  • Balloon Device Approved to Treat Obesity
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Inflated in stomach, it may create sense of fullness

  • How Well Does the Newly Approved Weight-Loss 'Balloon' Work?
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Expert notes it will probably only be effective for short-term weight loss

  • How Well Does the Newly Approved Weight-Loss 'Balloon' Work?
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Expert notes it will probably only be effective for short-term weight loss

  • FDA Approves 'Belly Balloon' Device for Weight Loss
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Inflated with sterile solution and kept in stomach for no more than 6 months, it makes people feel full

  • Balloon Device Approved to Treat Obesity
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Inflated in stomach, it may create sense of fullness

  • How Well Does the Newly Approved Weight-Loss 'Balloon' Work?
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Expert notes it will probably only be effective for short-term weight loss

  • How Well Does the Newly Approved Weight-Loss 'Balloon' Work?
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Expert notes it will probably only be effective for short-term weight loss

  • How Well Does the Newly Approved Weight-Loss 'Balloon' Work?
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Expert notes it will probably only be effective for short-term weight loss

  • Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

  • Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Risk remains even for women who get to a healthy size, researchers say

  • Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Risk remains even for women who get to a healthy size, researchers say

  • Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

  • Drug Makers May Delay Reporting Patient Harms to FDA: Study
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Analysis found roughly 10 percent of cases were filed after 15-day deadline passed

  • Praluent Approved to Treat High Cholesterol
    (27-Jul-2015)
    For people at risk of heart attack or stroke

  • Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

  • School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In
    (26-Jul-2015)
    Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says

  • Test to Differentiate HIV Viruses Approved
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Among people two years and older

  • FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Adding 'percent daily value' would help consumers avoid unneeded, harmful calories, agency says

  • New Skin Cancer Drug Approved by FDA
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Odomzo is a pill for locally advanced basal cell carcinoma

  • Technivie Approved for Hepatitis C
    (24-Jul-2015)
    For people with a genetic subtype of the liver infection

  • Odomzo Approved for Recurring Basal Cell Carcinoma
    (24-Jul-2015)
    A common form of skin cancer

  • FDA OKs First of New Class of Cholesterol Drugs
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Praluent for people with prior history of heart attack or stroke who've already tried a statin

  • FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Adding 'percent daily value' would help consumers avoid unneeded, harmful calories, agency says

  • FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Adding 'percent daily value' would help consumers avoid unneeded, harmful calories, agency says

  • Health Tip: Get More Nutrients
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Make a few simple adjustments to your menu

  • Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

  • High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

  • Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Risk was even greater if the person also had an unhealthy adult lifestyle, study found

  • High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

  • Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Risk was even greater if the person also had an unhealthy adult lifestyle, study found

  • The Dreaded 'Dad Bod' Is Real
    (21-Jul-2015)
    First-time fathers tend to add on extra pounds, researchers say

  • The Dreaded 'Dad Bod' Is Real
    (21-Jul-2015)
    First-time fathers tend to add on extra pounds, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Dig Into Healthier Southern Foods
    (17-Jul-2015)
    Lighten salty dishes with seasonings

  • Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?
    (17-Jul-2015)
    In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

  • Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests
    (17-Jul-2015)
    But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

  • Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?
    (17-Jul-2015)
    In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

  • Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?
    (17-Jul-2015)
    In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

  • Many Obese Teens Don't Think They're Fat, Study Shows
    (17-Jul-2015)
    Weight problem has to be recognized before it can be addressed, researchers say

  • Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests
    (17-Jul-2015)
    But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

  • Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?
    (17-Jul-2015)
    In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

  • Novel Leg Prosthesis Approved
    (16-Jul-2015)
    For people who can't use conventional device

  • Health Tip: Say 'Yes' to Yogurt
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Serve it for breakfast and dessert

  • Vitamin B12 Supplements May Not Help Some Seniors
    (16-Jul-2015)
    They seem to work only when deficiency of the nutrient is severe, study finds

  • More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

  • Most Obese People Will Never Reach Normal Weight: Study
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Though odds of losing 5 percent of body weight were better, three-quarters gained it back in five years

  • Childhood Stress May Spur Weight Gain in Women
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Emotion-driven eating might start early, research suggests

  • Most Obese People Will Never Reach Normal Weight: Study
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Though odds of losing 5 percent of body weight were better, three-quarters gained it back in five years

  • Childhood Stress May Spur Weight Gain in Women
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Emotion-driven eating might start early, research suggests

  • Vitamin B12 Supplements May Not Help Some Seniors
    (16-Jul-2015)
    They seem to work only when deficiency of the nutrient is severe, study finds

  • More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

  • Most Obese People Will Never Reach Normal Weight: Study
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Though odds of losing 5 percent of body weight were better, three-quarters gained it back in five years

  • Breast Cancer Survivors Tend to Gain Weight: Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    And that could increase risk of cancer recurrence, as well as heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

  • Breast Cancer Survivors Tend to Gain Weight: Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    And that could increase risk of cancer recurrence, as well as heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

  • More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Poor adults with good nutrition had 20 percent lower odds of disease-related death during study period

  • New Drug May Help Diabetic Kidney Disease Patients
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Patiromer appears to keep potassium levels in check, researchers say

  • Rexulti Approved for Schizophrenia, Depression
    (13-Jul-2015)
    But shouldn't be prescribed to some older people

  • U.S. FDA Approves New Drug for Schizophrenia, Major Depression
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Medication can be used as an add-on therapy to antidepressants

  • Wild Mushrooms Might Be Your Last Meal
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Wrong choices can lead to liver failure, death, experts warn

  • Wild Mushrooms Might Be Your Last Meal
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Wrong choices can lead to liver failure, death, experts warn

  • Fat Cavefish Give Clues to Obesity in People: Study
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Fish binge-eat in response to harsh environment, yet remain healthy

  • Fat Cavefish Give Clues to Obesity in People: Study
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Fish binge-eat in response to harsh environment, yet remain healthy

  • FDA Strengthens Heart Attack, Stroke Warning for Popular Painkillers
    (10-Jul-2015)
    NSAIDS include such drugs as ibuprofen and naproxen; aspirin not included in alert

  • Experts Urge Caution With Popular Painkillers After FDA Warning
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Tougher labels reflect mounting evidence that NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen raise heart, stroke risk

  • In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

  • Extreme Weather May Raise Risk of Salmonella Infection, Study Says
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Germ causes about 1.2 million cases of severe 'stomach flu' in the U.S. each year

  • In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

  • In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

  • FDA Approves New Drug for Heart Failure
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Entresto was granted 'fast track' approval by the agency

  • Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC
    (09-Jul-2015)
    The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says

  • Many Overweight or Obese Teens Don't See the Problem
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Around 40 percent thought their weight was about right, British study finds

  • Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC
    (09-Jul-2015)
    The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says

  • Many Overweight or Obese Teens Don't See the Problem
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Around 40 percent thought their weight was about right, British study finds

  • Many Overweight or Obese Teens Don't See the Problem
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Around 40 percent thought their weight was about right, British study finds

  • Health Tip: Let Kids Learn in the Kitchen
    (08-Jul-2015)
    Hands-on experience can encourage healthier eating

  • Entresto Approved for Heart Failure
    (07-Jul-2015)
    When heart can't pump enough blood

  • Good at Imagining Aromas? You May Be Prone to Weight Gain
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Ability to conjure up odors in the mind might lead to food cravings, research suggests

  • Good at Imagining Aromas? You May Be Prone to Weight Gain
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Ability to conjure up odors in the mind might lead to food cravings, research suggests

  • Good at Imagining Aromas? You May Be Prone to Weight Gain
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Ability to conjure up odors in the mind might lead to food cravings, research suggests

  • Good at Imagining Aromas? You May Be Prone to Weight Gain
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Ability to conjure up odors in the mind might lead to food cravings, research suggests

  • Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk
    (06-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

  • Orkambi Approved for Cystic Fibrosis
    (02-Jul-2015)
    When disease caused by mutated gene from each parent

  • Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes
    (02-Jul-2015)
    If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.

  • Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

  • Health Tip: Pack Food and Water for Camping
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Suggestions for safe storage

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
    (01-Jul-2015)
    After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find

  • Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA
    (01-Jul-2015)
    These prescription meds have been available for years, but safety, quality are concerns

  • Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

  • Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
    (01-Jul-2015)
    After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find

  • Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Heavy adolescent girls at greater risk for unintended pregnancy, study shows

  • Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
    (01-Jul-2015)
    After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find

  • Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Two-thirds who took Saxenda lost 5 percent of body weight, study shows

  • Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
    (01-Jul-2015)
    After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find

  • Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Two-thirds who took Saxenda lost 5 percent of body weight, study shows

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
    (01-Jul-2015)
    After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Get Enough Vitamin D
    (30-Jun-2015)
    For stronger bones

  • Endurance Athletes Should Only Drink When Thirsty, Experts Say
    (30-Jun-2015)
    Consuming excess fluids can lead to dangerous drop in sodium levels

  • Fish-Related Food Poisoning in Florida Under-Reported
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Survey finds many more fishermen sick after eating barracuda, grouper than previously thought

  • Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together

  • Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

  • Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

  • Fish-Related Food Poisoning in Florida Under-Reported
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Survey finds many more fishermen sick after eating barracuda, grouper than previously thought

  • Fat No Longer the Focus of New U.S. Dietary Guidelines
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Nutrition experts endorse decision to drop restrictions, focus on quality of food instead

  • Fat No Longer the Focus of New U.S. Dietary Guidelines
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Nutrition experts endorse decision to drop restrictions, focus on quality of food instead

  • Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Ease Incontinence: Study
    (26-Jun-2015)
    If pounds stayed off, bladder control improvement was seen after 3 years, researchers report

  • Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Ease Incontinence: Study
    (26-Jun-2015)
    If pounds stayed off, bladder control improvement was seen after 3 years, researchers report

  • Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

  • Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

  • Health Tip: Eat Veggies at Breakfast
    (25-Jun-2015)
    Suggestions for a healthier meal

  • Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study
    (24-Jun-2015)
    And two-thirds who are aware don't get treatment for condition that raises risk of heart disease

  • Health Tip: What's Behind High Cholesterol?
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Risk factors include poor diet and exercise habits

  • Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

  • Many Hospital Patients Not Asked About Supplements: Study
    (24-Jun-2015)
    This raises risk of harmful drug interactions

  • Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

  • Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link

  • Many Hospital Patients Not Asked About Supplements: Study
    (24-Jun-2015)
    This raises risk of harmful drug interactions

  • Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

  • Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight?
    (23-Jun-2015)
    One bacteria is linked to lower levels of blood sugar, insulin and fat, researchers say

  • Evidence Supports Medical Pot for Some Conditions, Not Others
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Review of 79 studies suggests states may have put cart before the horse, experts say

  • Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight?
    (23-Jun-2015)
    One bacteria is linked to lower levels of blood sugar, insulin and fat, researchers say

  • Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Eating protein, vegetables and fat before carbohydrates might help, study says

  • Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight?
    (23-Jun-2015)
    One bacteria is linked to lower levels of blood sugar, insulin and fat, researchers say

  • Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Eating protein, vegetables and fat before carbohydrates might help, study says

  • Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight?
    (23-Jun-2015)
    One bacteria is linked to lower levels of blood sugar, insulin and fat, researchers say

  • Anti-Clotting Drug Approved For Angioplasty
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Kengreal prevents blood platelets from accumulating

  • More Than Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Now Overweight or Obese: Study
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Only 25 percent of men and 33 percent of women at a healthy weight, researchers say

  • More Than Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Now Overweight or Obese: Study
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Only 25 percent of men and 33 percent of women at a healthy weight, researchers say

  • More Than Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Now Overweight or Obese: Study
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Only 25 percent of men and 33 percent of women at a healthy weight, researchers say

  • Daily Weigh-Ins Keep Dieters on Track
    (19-Jun-2015)
    Approach works especially well for men, study says

  • Any Added Sugar Is Bad Sugar, Some Experts Contend
    (19-Jun-2015)
    They see table sugar, honey as unhealthy as high-fructose corn syrup

  • Any Added Sugar Is Bad Sugar, Some Experts Contend
    (19-Jun-2015)
    They see table sugar, honey as unhealthy as high-fructose corn syrup

  • Daily Weigh-Ins Keep Dieters on Track
    (19-Jun-2015)
    Approach works especially well for men, study says

  • Daily Weigh-Ins Keep Dieters on Track
    (19-Jun-2015)
    Approach works especially well for men, study says

  • Any Added Sugar Is Bad Sugar, Some Experts Contend
    (19-Jun-2015)
    They see table sugar, honey as unhealthy as high-fructose corn syrup

  • Any Added Sugar Is Bad Sugar, Some Experts Contend
    (19-Jun-2015)
    They see table sugar, honey as unhealthy as high-fructose corn syrup

  • Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs?
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year

  • Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs?
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year

  • FDA Seizes Counterfeit Drugs, Devices Sold Online
    (18-Jun-2015)
    International effort takes aim at more than 1,050 websites

  • Improved Artificial Heart Valve Approved
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Changes designed to minimize leaks

  • Trans Fats From Foods May Worsen Memory, Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Men who ate more performed poorly on word recall test

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Can Bring Couples Closer, Small Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2015)
    If both partners view procedure as a joint effort, they feel greater intimacy afterward

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Can Bring Couples Closer, Small Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2015)
    If both partners view procedure as a joint effort, they feel greater intimacy afterward

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Can Bring Couples Closer, Small Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2015)
    If both partners view procedure as a joint effort, they feel greater intimacy afterward

  • More Research Hints at Chocolate's Heart Benefits
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Study included milk chocolate, but did not prove cause-and-effect

  • FDA Tells Food Industry to Stop Using Artificial Trans Fats
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Agency gives manufacturers three years to remove them from all foods sold to Americans

  • More Research Hints at Chocolate's Heart Benefits
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Study included milk chocolate, but did not prove cause-and-effect

  • FDA Tells Food Industry to Stop Using Artificial Trans Fats
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Agency gives manufacturers three years to remove them from all foods sold to Americans

  • FDA Tells Food Industry to Stop Using Artificial Trans Fats
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Agency gives manufacturers three years to remove them from all foods sold to Americans

  • Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Study found those assigned a food plan dropped a bit more weight

  • Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Study found those assigned a food plan dropped a bit more weight

  • FDA Ban on Harmful Trans Fats Expected Soon
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Food companies will likely need to petition government before using partially hydrogenated oils

  • FDA Ban on Harmful Trans Fats Expected Soon
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Food companies will likely need to petition government before using partially hydrogenated oils

  • FDA Approves Brain Stimulation Device for Parkinson's Disease
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Brio Neurostimulation System is second such device approved for tremor disorders

  • Brain Stimulation Device Approved for Parkinson's and Essential Tremor
    (15-Jun-2015)
    For use after medication alone proves inadequate

  • Health Tip: A Trip to the Sandwich Shop Can Be Healthy
    (15-Jun-2015)
    If you make these substitutions

  • FDA Ban on Harmful Trans Fats Expected Soon
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Food companies will likely need to petition government before using partially hydrogenated oils

  • Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Study found those assigned a food plan dropped a bit more weight

  • Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Study found those assigned a food plan dropped a bit more weight

  • Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Study found those assigned a food plan dropped a bit more weight

  • Chamomile Tea Tied to Longer Lives for Mexican-American Women
    (13-Jun-2015)
    But study did not determine how much was consumed, and only found an association, not cause-and-effect link

  • Tight Food Budget Can Wreak Havoc on Diabetes Management
    (12-Jun-2015)
    Study finds worse blood sugar control in those who worry about having enough to eat

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of 2nd New Cholesterol Drug
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' LDL cholesterol, and could benefit those who don't tolerate statins

  • U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Under-hydration can pose real health risks for children, study authors say

  • Obese Postmenopausal Women May Face Higher Risk for Breast Cancer
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Researchers report the increased risk was as high as 58 percent

  • U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Under-hydration can pose real health risks for children, study authors say

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of First of 2 New Cholesterol Drugs
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' cholesterol; could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of First of 2 New Cholesterol Drugs
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' cholesterol; could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • Most Americans Waste More Food Than They Know
    (10-Jun-2015)
    And just 1 in 10 worries about the environmental consequences, study finds

  • Older Americans Need Protein to Keep Muscles Strong, Study Says
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Both animal and plant sources are important

  • Contaminated Pet Food, Treats Can Harm People, Too
    (10-Jun-2015)
    FDA recommends careful handling of what you feed your dog or cat

  • Contaminated Pet Food, Treats Can Harm People, Too
    (10-Jun-2015)
    FDA recommends careful handling of what you feed your dog or cat

  • Older Americans Need Protein to Keep Muscles Strong, Study Says
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Both animal and plant sources are important

  • Germs in Foodborne Illness Gaining Resistance to Antibiotics, CDC Says
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Rate more than doubled in two years for one strain of salmonella

  • Germs in Foodborne Illness Gaining Resistance to Antibiotics, CDC Says
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Rate more than doubled in two years for one strain of salmonella

  • Like Mother, Like Child: Study Hints at Why Obesity May Run in Families
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Cells might be programmed in the womb to accumulate extra fat, researchers suggest

  • Certain Diabetes Drugs May Aid Weight Loss by Curbing Cravings
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Medications called GLP-1 receptors appear to change brain's response to food, researchers say

  • Like Mother, Like Child: Study Hints at Why Obesity May Run in Families
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Cells might be programmed in the womb to accumulate extra fat, researchers suggest

  • Like Mother, Like Child: Study Hints at Why Obesity May Run in Families
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Cells might be programmed in the womb to accumulate extra fat, researchers suggest

  • Certain Diabetes Drugs May Aid Weight Loss by Curbing Cravings
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Medications called GLP-1 receptors appear to change brain's response to food, researchers say

  • Like Mother, Like Child: Study Hints at Why Obesity May Run in Families
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Cells might be programmed in the womb to accumulate extra fat, researchers suggest

  • Poor Sleep? Eating Less at Night May Make Next Day Easier
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Study found insomniacs who didn't eat after 10 p.m. were more alert

  • Poor Sleep? Eating Less at Night May Make Next Day Easier
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Study found insomniacs who didn't eat after 10 p.m. were more alert

  • Leaky Pipes May Mean Tainted Tap Water: Study
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Research by British engineers refutes notion that water pressure is enough to keep contaminants out

  • Poor Sleep? Eating Less at Night May Make Next Day Easier
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Study found insomniacs who didn't eat after 10 p.m. were more alert

  • FDA Panel Endorses Women's Libido Pill
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Vote came after the agency twice rejected the daily sexual dysfunction medication due to side effects

  • Health Tip: If Your Child Is Always Eating
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Hunger may not be the only reason

  • Special Diets, Supplements Not Always Helpful for Kids With Autism
    (05-Jun-2015)
    These interventions are often tied to too little, or too much of certain nutrients, study finds

  • Special Diets, Supplements Not Always Helpful for Kids With Autism
    (05-Jun-2015)
    These interventions are often tied to too little, or too much of certain nutrients, study finds

  • Special Diets, Supplements Not Always Helpful for Kids With Autism
    (05-Jun-2015)
    These interventions are often tied to too little, or too much of certain nutrients, study finds

  • FDA Panel Weighing Women's Libido Pill
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Vote expected Thursday after agency twice has rejected the sexual dysfunction daily medication

  • 'Fracking' Linked to Low Birth Weight Babies
    (03-Jun-2015)
    Pregnant women who live near multiple natural gas wells tend to have smaller infants, research suggests

  • FDA Puts Antibiotics for Food Animals Under Vet's Supervision
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Rule intended to curb routine use for nonmedical purposes

  • Health Tip: Factors That May Lead to Weight Gain
    (02-Jun-2015)
    They include access to unhealthy foods

  • Exercise May Blunt a Woman's Risk of Lung and Breast Cancer: Studies
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Experts say findings make sense, but note they are preliminary

  • Vitamin D, Calcium Don't Reduce Menopause Symptoms
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Large study finds no difference between women who took supplements and those who didn't

  • Health Tip: Factors That May Lead to Weight Gain
    (02-Jun-2015)
    They include access to unhealthy foods

  • New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Adding Ibrance to standard hormone therapy kept disease from progressing for nine months

  • High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk
    (01-Jun-2015)
    In study, patients who ate typical 'Western' fare had more than twice the odds of dying from the disease

  • Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Increases reported for both types of procedures

  • Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Increases reported for both types of procedures

  • FDA Warns of Complications From Facial Fillers
    (29-May-2015)
    When injections accidentally enter blood vessels, blockages and damage can occur

  • Rapamune Approved for Rare Lung Disease
    (29-May-2015)
    LAM affects mostly women of child-bearing age

  • Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis
    (29-May-2015)
    Radiation less effective for overweight, obese men, researchers say

  • Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis
    (29-May-2015)
    Radiation less effective for overweight, obese men, researchers say

  • Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain
    (28-May-2015)
    Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

  • Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain
    (28-May-2015)
    Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

  • FDA Approves New Drugs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    (28-May-2015)
    Both treat diarrhea that can strike some with the gastrointestinal disorder

  • Two Drugs Approved for Irritable Bowel
    (28-May-2015)
    Syndrome affects up to 15 percent of U.S. adults

  • Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Uterine Cancer
    (28-May-2015)
    Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests

  • Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain
    (28-May-2015)
    Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

  • Marriage Before College Graduation Tied to More Weight Gain
    (28-May-2015)
    Study finds obesity much more likely in 20s, 30s

  • Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain
    (28-May-2015)
    Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

  • Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study
    (28-May-2015)
    Rates may even be higher, and experts warn that too little daily activity can cause serious harm

  • Marriage Before College Graduation Tied to More Weight Gain
    (28-May-2015)
    Study finds obesity much more likely in 20s, 30s

  • Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain
    (28-May-2015)
    Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

  • Marriage Before College Graduation Tied to More Weight Gain
    (28-May-2015)
    Study finds obesity much more likely in 20s, 30s

  • More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    (27-May-2015)
    Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say

  • More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    (27-May-2015)
    Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say

  • Could a Noisy Neighborhood Make You Fat?
    (27-May-2015)
    Constant exposure to traffic, trains and planes may add inches to your waist, researchers report

  • Soy Supplements Won't Ease Asthma, Study Finds
    (26-May-2015)
    Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function

  • Health Tip: Watch Portion Sizes While Traveling
    (25-May-2015)
    Pack your own snacks

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Child at a Healthy Weight
    (25-May-2015)
    Promote healthier eating and activity

  • Raw Tuna Suspected as Source of Salmonella Outbreak: CDC
    (22-May-2015)
    At least 53 people in nine states have fallen ill, while 10 have been hospitalized, agency reports

  • Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss
    (22-May-2015)
    Review finds current research is inconclusive

  • Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults
    (22-May-2015)
    But small study doesn't prove omega-3 fatty acids boost mental flexibility

  • Raw Tuna Suspected as Source of Salmonella Outbreak: CDC
    (22-May-2015)
    At least 53 people in nine states have fallen ill, while 10 have been hospitalized, agency reports

  • Raw Tuna Suspected as Source of Salmonella Outbreak: CDC
    (22-May-2015)
    At least 53 people in nine states have fallen ill, while 10 have been hospitalized, agency reports

  • Weight Training's Benefits May Depend on Genetics
    (22-May-2015)
    Study shows muscle-building exercise not as effective in women with high risk for obesity

  • Weight Training's Benefits May Depend on Genetics
    (22-May-2015)
    Study shows muscle-building exercise not as effective in women with high risk for obesity

  • Coffee May Help Men Keep Impotence at Bay
    (21-May-2015)
    Study suggests caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow and sexual function

  • Health Tip: Choosing Healthier Poultry
    (21-May-2015)
    Avoid eating the skin

  • Coffee May Help Men Keep Impotence at Bay
    (21-May-2015)
    Study suggests caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow and sexual function

  • Vitamin D Levels Tied to Survival in Seriously Ill Cats
    (21-May-2015)
    Finding may eventually lead to test that helps determine a pet's prognosis

  • Health Tip: Prepare Produce Safely
    (20-May-2015)
    Take steps to keep your family healthy

  • Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites
    (20-May-2015)
    Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds

  • Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up?
    (20-May-2015)
    Study finds link between childhood victimization and adult health problems

  • Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites
    (20-May-2015)
    Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds

  • One-Third of Americans Have Dangerous Mix of Heart Risk Factors
    (19-May-2015)
    Metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood pressure and obesity, increases with age, researchers say

  • Combo Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Promise
    (18-May-2015)
    Researchers say therapy could help 15,000 people in United States alone

  • FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs
    (18-May-2015)
    SGLT2 inhibitors linked to potentially fatal condition called ketoacidosis

  • Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family
    (18-May-2015)
    And don't skip meals because it can lead to overeating

  • Shift Work Linked to Health Problems
    (18-May-2015)
    Excess weight, sleep issues more common among those with changing schedules, study finds

  • Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of Gluten
    (15-May-2015)
    Finding could be a problem for people with celiac disease who take these products

  • Health Tip: Coping With Diarrhea From Chemo
    (15-May-2015)
    Take it easy on your stomach

  • Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of Gluten
    (15-May-2015)
    Finding could be a problem for people with celiac disease who take these products

  • Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of Gluten
    (15-May-2015)
    Finding could be a problem for people with celiac disease who take these products

  • U.S. Making Headway Against Salmonella, E. coli: CDC
    (14-May-2015)
    But other types of food-borne bacteria, including Campylobacter and Vibrio, are on the rise

  • Health Tip: Cutting Down on Cholesterol in Kids' Diets
    (14-May-2015)
    Watch fat content, too

  • U.S. Making Headway Against Salmonella, E. coli: CDC
    (14-May-2015)
    But other types of food-borne bacteria, including Campylobacter and Vibrio, are on the rise

  • U.S. Making Headway Against Salmonella, E. coli: CDC
    (14-May-2015)
    But other types of food-borne bacteria, including Campylobacter and Vibrio, are on the rise

  • Vitamin Supplement Linked to Reduction in Skin Cancer Risk
    (13-May-2015)
    Preliminary Australian study saw association between nicotinamide and lower rates

  • Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight
    (12-May-2015)
    Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

  • Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight
    (12-May-2015)
    Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

  • Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight
    (12-May-2015)
    Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

  • Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study
    (12-May-2015)
    Altered activity could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others, researchers say

  • Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds
    (11-May-2015)
    Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years

  • 'Thrifty' Metabolism Might Sabotage Weight Loss Efforts
    (11-May-2015)
    Study results appear to confirm common belief

  • Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil or Nuts May Boost Thinking and Memory
    (11-May-2015)
    Healthy eating plans helped older people stay sharper mentally, study finds

  • 'Thrifty' Metabolism Might Sabotage Weight Loss Efforts
    (11-May-2015)
    Study results appear to confirm common belief

  • They Overcame Childhood Cancer, But Now Obesity?
    (11-May-2015)
    Certain treatments linked to later weight gain, study finds

  • Many Parents Blind to Their Child's Weight
    (11-May-2015)
    Even as U.S. youngsters get heavier, moms and dads think they look about right, surveys find

  • High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease
    (08-May-2015)
    Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

  • Avelox Approved for Plague
    (08-May-2015)
    Deadly bacteria could be used as bioterror agent

  • Health Tip: Vegetarian Athletes Need Plenty of Protein
    (08-May-2015)
    Here's where you can get it

  • High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease
    (08-May-2015)
    Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

  • Moving to a Poorer Neighborhood Might Be Bad for Your Waistline
    (08-May-2015)
    Study finds where you live could make a difference in how much you weigh

  • High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease
    (08-May-2015)
    Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

  • Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds
    (08-May-2015)
    U.K. study found a switch away from cars helped folks with 30-minute commutes drop 15 lbs in 2 years

  • High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease
    (08-May-2015)
    Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

  • Higher Altitude May Lead to Lower Weight, Study Contends
    (08-May-2015)
    Living at least 1,500 feet above sea level tied to reduced risk of being to heavy

  • Vitamin D Supplements Might Help Some Lose Weight
    (08-May-2015)
    Italian study suggests that daily pill may boost dieting efforts in those already low in the nutrient

  • Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study
    (08-May-2015)
    But exact reason why isn't known, experts say

  • Higher Altitude May Lead to Lower Weight, Study Contends
    (08-May-2015)
    Living at least 1,500 feet above sea level tied to reduced risk of being to heavy

  • Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study
    (08-May-2015)
    But exact reason why isn't known, experts say

  • Vitamin D Supplements Might Help Some Lose Weight
    (08-May-2015)
    Italian study suggests that daily pill may boost dieting efforts in those already low in the nutrient

  • Moving to a Poorer Neighborhood Might Be Bad for Your Waistline
    (08-May-2015)
    Study finds where you live could make a difference in how much you weigh

  • Higher Altitude May Lead to Lower Weight, Study Contends
    (08-May-2015)
    Living at least 1,500 feet above sea level tied to reduced risk of being to heavy

  • Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds
    (08-May-2015)
    U.K. study found a switch away from cars helped folks with 30-minute commutes drop 15 lbs in 2 years

  • Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC
    (07-May-2015)
    About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

  • Health Tip: Are Bad Habits Triggering Weight Gain?
    (07-May-2015)
    Don't eat too quickly

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Colon Cancer Survival
    (07-May-2015)
    Strongest factors included eating more fruits and veggies, maintaining normal weight before diagnosis

  • Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC
    (07-May-2015)
    About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

  • 3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating
    (06-May-2015)
    Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

  • 3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating
    (06-May-2015)
    Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

  • Healthy Eating May Shield the Aging Brain
    (06-May-2015)
    Study found those who ate most fruits, veggies, fish were least likely to show thinking declines over 5 years

  • Why Do More Women Than Men Have Weight-Loss Surgery?
    (06-May-2015)
    Women may possess greater overall awareness of the risks posed by obesity, study finds

  • 3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating
    (06-May-2015)
    Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

  • Why Do More Women Than Men Have Weight-Loss Surgery?
    (06-May-2015)
    Women may possess greater overall awareness of the risks posed by obesity, study finds

  • Many Aging Boomers Face Chronic Illness, But Death Rate Is Falling: CDC
    (06-May-2015)
    Report finds nearly half need a heart drug, almost a fifth are diabetic

  • Little Risk of Vitamin D Toxicity, Study Says
    (06-May-2015)
    Concerns about high calcium blood levels led to 10-year study

  • 3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating
    (06-May-2015)
    Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

  • Device May Pose Dangers for Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (04-May-2015)
    Off-label use of Lariat resulted in handful of cases where lifesaving surgery was needed or patient died

  • Obesity Tied to Risk of Complications After Plastic Surgery
    (04-May-2015)
    Study findings suggest these patients might need more thorough care before and after procedure

  • Can Statins Help Lower Lung Cancer Death Risk?
    (01-May-2015)
    Small reduction seen with cholesterol-lowering drugs, but study couldn't prove cause-and-effect link

  • Dropping One Sugary Soda a Day Could Cut Diabetes Risk: Study
    (01-May-2015)
    Drinking water, unsweetened tea or coffee instead lowered chances of blood sugar disease by 25 percent

  • Raplixa Approved to Control Surgical Bleeding
    (01-May-2015)
    Spray-dried product promotes clotting when other methods are 'ineffective or impractical'

  • When Restaurants Offer Healthy Kids' Fare, Children Eat It
    (01-May-2015)
    After menu makeover, more nutritious items were ordered more often, study found

  • Moms' Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Tied to ADHD, Other Issues in Kids
    (01-May-2015)
    Nature of connection between the conditions isn't clear, however, experts say

  • Dropping One Sugary Soda a Day Could Cut Diabetes Risk: Study
    (01-May-2015)
    Drinking water, unsweetened tea or coffee instead lowered chances of blood sugar disease by 25 percent

  • Coming Soon: A Test to Gauge Your Obesity Risk?
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Certain digestive byproducts could point to trouble, best treatments -- someday, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Fight Food-Related Peer Pressure
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Teach kids how to make healthy choices while with friends

  • Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Low self-esteem is also linked to obesity, study finds

  • Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Low self-esteem is also linked to obesity, study finds

  • Coming Soon: A Test to Gauge Your Obesity Risk?
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Certain digestive byproducts could point to trouble, best treatments -- someday, researchers say

  • Coming Soon: A Test to Gauge Your Obesity Risk?
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Certain digestive byproducts could point to trouble, best treatments -- someday, researchers say

  • Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Study
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Shortage of vitamin D may be to blame

  • Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Low self-esteem is also linked to obesity, study finds

  • Coming Soon: A Test to Gauge Your Obesity Risk?
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Certain digestive byproducts could point to trouble, best treatments -- someday, researchers say

  • First Generic Abilify Approved
    (29-Apr-2015)
    For treatment of bipolar disorder or schizophrenia

  • FDA Approves Injected Drug for 'Double Chin'
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Kybella contains naturally produced, fat-absorbing compound, agency says

  • Kybella Approved for Double Chin
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Drug mimics body's own fat-destroying chemical

  • Company to Destroy 265 Tons of Ice Cream Over Listeria Concerns
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams says amount would fill 15 tractor trailers; move will cost more than $2.5 million

  • Company to Destroy 265 Tons of Ice Cream Over Listeria Concerns
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams says amount would fill 15 tractor trailers; move will cost more than $2.5 million

  • Start Healthy Eating Habits Early to Head Off Obesity in Kids
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Provide a variety of nutritious options, model good eating behavior, experts suggest

  • Scientists Pinpoint Brain's 'Hunger Circuit' in Mice
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Manipulating this wiring system might help with weight loss, researcher says

  • Scientists Pinpoint Brain's 'Hunger Circuit' in Mice
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Manipulating this wiring system might help with weight loss, researcher says

  • Scientists Pinpoint Brain's 'Hunger Circuit' in Mice
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Manipulating this wiring system might help with weight loss, researcher says

  • Start Healthy Eating Habits Early to Head Off Obesity in Kids
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Provide a variety of nutritious options, model good eating behavior, experts suggest

  • Scientists Pinpoint Brain's 'Hunger Circuit' in Mice
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Manipulating this wiring system might help with weight loss, researcher says

  • New Drug Class Slashes 'Bad' Cholesterol, Review Finds
    (27-Apr-2015)
    If approved, medications could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • Health Food Stores Often Promote Adult-Only Supplements to Teens
    (27-Apr-2015)
    More than 40 percent of stores called by minors suggested buying testosterone booster

  • Study Challenges Salt Guidelines for Kids
    (27-Apr-2015)
    But one expert questions the controversial findings

  • Health Food Stores Often Promote Adult-Only Supplements to Teens
    (27-Apr-2015)
    More than 40 percent of stores called by minors suggested buying testosterone booster

  • Just 1 Hour of Daily TV Boosts Kids' Obesity Risk, Study Suggests
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Odds increased nearly 50 percent with 60 minutes or more of daily screen time

  • Study Challenges Salt Guidelines for Kids
    (27-Apr-2015)
    But one expert questions the controversial findings

  • Health Tip: Needing Folic Acid
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Here's who should take the supplement

  • Health Food Stores Often Promote Adult-Only Supplements to Teens
    (27-Apr-2015)
    More than 40 percent of stores called by minors suggested buying testosterone booster

  • U.S. Lowers Recommended Fluoride Levels in Drinking Water
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Move is attempt to prevent teeth staining caused by overexposure to the mineral

  • Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

  • Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

  • Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

  • Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

  • Health Tip: Get Active During Summer
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Suggestions for a healthier you

  • Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

  • 2nd U.S. Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Threat
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams joins Blue Bell Creameries after test showing contamination

  • 2nd U.S. Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Threat
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams joins Blue Bell Creameries after test showing contamination

  • Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

  • Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

  • Health Tip: Manage Weight-Loss Goals
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Adjust targets as needed

  • FDA Weighs Tighter Regulation of Homeopathic Medicines
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Critics say these natural remedies are ineffective, potentially dangerous; backers contend current oversight is sufficient

  • Health Tip: Manage Weight-Loss Goals
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Adjust targets as needed

  • Health Tip: Have a Happy Family Meal
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Skip the 'clean plate club' rule

  • Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Outbreak
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Blue Bell Creameries said new tests showing contamination prompted move

  • Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Outbreak
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Blue Bell Creameries said new tests showing contamination prompted move

  • FDA Warns of Bogus Botox
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Doctors should closely examine wrinkle-reliever packaging

  • Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Get weight-bearing exercise and increase dietary calcium

  • For Breast-Feeding Moms, Tips on Eating for Two
    (17-Apr-2015)
    U.S. health officials outline a healthy meal plan

  • 1 in 3 Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide, Study Finds
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Psychologist calls for greater support for all victims -- female and male

  • Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity

  • Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Finding challenges common belief that they can boost performance

  • Corlanor Approved for Chronic Heart Failure
    (16-Apr-2015)
    When heart can't pump enough blood

  • Generic Copaxone Approved for Multiple Sclerosis
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Autoimmune disease affects central nervous system

  • Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Prostate Cancer in Blacks, Study Says
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Researcher urges physicians to take note of findings

  • Health Tip: Measure Your Child's Height and Weight Correctly
    (16-Apr-2015)
    First, remove shoes and heavy clothing

  • Health Tip: Spring Into Health With Seasonal Foods
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Dine on these springtime favorites

  • Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Anti-tobacco efforts should focus on these concerns, researchers say

  • The Inside Dish on Barbecue Safety
    (12-Apr-2015)
    Watching out for spoilage is critical, expert says

  • The Inside Dish on Barbecue Safety
    (12-Apr-2015)
    Watching out for spoilage is critical, expert says

  • Recalls of Ice Cream, Hummus Spur Listeria Warnings
    (10-Apr-2015)
    CDC recommends safe handling, storage of foods

  • Recalls of Ice Cream, Hummus Spur Listeria Warnings
    (10-Apr-2015)
    CDC recommends safe handling, storage of foods

  • Could Obesity Help Protect Against Dementia?
    (10-Apr-2015)
    Large study suggests that possibility, but experts call for further research into surprising finding

  • Could Obesity Help Protect Against Dementia?
    (10-Apr-2015)
    Large study suggests that possibility, but experts call for further research into surprising finding

  • Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

  • Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

  • Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

  • Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

  • Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

  • Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study
    (08-Apr-2015)
    Efforts to keep childhood weight in check need to take home environment into account, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Should I Worry About My Child's Weight?
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Here's how it can affect health

  • Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2015)
    However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

  • Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Untested samples may also harbor bacteria, viruses, experts say

  • New Test Helps Diagnose Delayed Stomach Emptying
    (06-Apr-2015)
    A condition called gastroparesis

  • Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2015)
    However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

  • Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2015)
    However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

  • Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2015)
    However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

  • Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2015)
    However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

  • Health Tip: Make Healthier Choices When Ordering Pizza
    (03-Apr-2015)
    These healthier substitutions can help

  • Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster
    (03-Apr-2015)
    Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

  • Doctor's Advice May Help Prompt Weight Loss
    (03-Apr-2015)
    Study finds such counsel seems to helps people maintain, even lose weight

  • Doctor's Advice May Help Prompt Weight Loss
    (03-Apr-2015)
    Study finds such counsel seems to helps people maintain, even lose weight

  • Doctor's Advice May Help Prompt Weight Loss
    (03-Apr-2015)
    Study finds such counsel seems to helps people maintain, even lose weight

  • Doctor's Advice May Help Prompt Weight Loss
    (03-Apr-2015)
    Study finds such counsel seems to helps people maintain, even lose weight

  • Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster
    (03-Apr-2015)
    Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

  • Doctor's Advice May Help Prompt Weight Loss
    (03-Apr-2015)
    Study finds such counsel seems to helps people maintain, even lose weight

  • Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster
    (03-Apr-2015)
    Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

  • Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled healthy

  • Could Fish Oil Interfere With Cancer Care?
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Answer isn't clear, but research suggests supplements, and certain fish, might reduce effect of chemotherapy

  • Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Study supports evidence that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later

  • Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Study supports evidence that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later

  • Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled healthy

  • Man's Iced Tea Habit May Have Swamped His Kidneys
    (01-Apr-2015)
    He drank 16 glasses a day, which probably contributed to health issues, report suggests

  • Health Tip: Cook Healthier With a Slow Cooker
    (01-Apr-2015)
    Suggestions for crock pot use

  • FDA Expands Approval for 'Valve in Valve' Aortic Replacement
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Now includes people at risk for open-heart surgery complications

  • Health Tip: Plan for Healthy Meals on a Budget
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Strategies to help you eat well for less

  • Eat Right to Protect Your Sight
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Oily fish, broccoli and berries may benefit your eyes, expert says

  • Steer Clear of Raw Milk, Researchers Warn
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Risk of foodborne illness is much greater without pasteurization

  • Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

  • Steer Clear of Raw Milk, Researchers Warn
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Risk of foodborne illness is much greater without pasteurization

  • Eat Right to Protect Your Sight
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Oily fish, broccoli and berries may benefit your eyes, expert says

  • Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

  • Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study
    (30-Mar-2015)
    These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

  • Could an Apple a Day Help Keep the Pharmacist Away?
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Study finds no effect on doctor visits, but a slight decrease in need for prescription meds

  • U.S. Kids Getting Fewer Daily Calories From Fast Food
    (30-Mar-2015)
    But one-third still eating it every day, study finds

  • Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration

  • Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study
    (30-Mar-2015)
    These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

  • U.S. Kids Getting Fewer Daily Calories From Fast Food
    (30-Mar-2015)
    But one-third still eating it every day, study finds

  • Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study
    (30-Mar-2015)
    These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

  • Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study
    (30-Mar-2015)
    These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Monitoring Your Weight
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Weigh yourself often

  • Health Tip: Turning Kids on to a Healthy Lifestyle
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Make them want to eat healthier

  • Free School Breakfasts Appear to Boost Kids' Grades
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Math, reading and science scores better in schools that subsidized morning meals

  • Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's?
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Scientists say the MIND eating plan significantly reduces risk of the brain disorder

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds

  • Drinking Water Helps Prevent Kidney Stones
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Researchers find eight or more glasses daily reduces the risk significantly

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds

  • Health Tip: Keeping Kidney Stones at Bay
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Drink lots of water

  • 3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease

  • Kitchen Towels Can Make You Sick
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Researchers find cellphones a potential source of cross-contamination, too

  • 3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease

  • New Treatment for Anthrax Approved
    (25-Mar-2015)
    FDA cites preparedness for intentional release of deadly bacteria

  • FDA OKs New Drug for Diabetes-Linked Eye Condition
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Eylea injections appear to ease diabetic retinopathy, studies show

  • Eylea Approval Expanded to Include Diabetic Retinopathy
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Among people with diabetic macular edema

  • Health Tip: Considering Cereal for Breakfast
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Choose a healthier product

  • Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Researchers say that modifying these factors might help ease condition

  • Tips to Make Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Expert says keep loose teeth and time constraints in mind when choosing foods

  • Storing Cocoa Pods Longer May Make Chocolate Healthier
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Study finds processing change results in beans with more antioxidants, better flavor

  • More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span
    (24-Mar-2015)
    But study found you'll need to eat a lot to gain most benefit

  • Storing Cocoa Pods Longer May Make Chocolate Healthier
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Study finds processing change results in beans with more antioxidants, better flavor

  • Chef's Input Helps Make School Meals Healthier, Study Finds
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Students chose more veggies, fruits after cafeterias got professional consultation

  • Health Tip: Cancer Treatment Makes Foodborne Illness a Bigger Concern
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Chemotherapy or radiation could compromise the immune system

  • Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Researchers say a protein in muscle might be culprit behind type 2 diabetes gender gap

  • Chef's Input Helps Make School Meals Healthier, Study Finds
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Students chose more veggies, fruits after cafeterias got professional consultation

  • Vitamin D Supplements Might Slow Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests
    (23-Mar-2015)
    But it's too early to make blanket recommendation, expert says

  • Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Neither worked to cut odds for any type of falls, but exercise may help prevent injury if a tumble occurs

  • Blood Fats Hold Vitamin E Captive, Study Shows
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Less than one-third of antioxidant makes it to where it's needed

  • For Mexican-Americans, Heart Risks Can Rise Even If Not Obese
    (20-Mar-2015)
    High blood pressure, poor blood sugar levels common even in those of normal weight, research shows

  • Gene-Modified Apples, Potatoes Safe to Eat, FDA Says
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Regulators also said they are as nutritious as conventional produce

  • Gene-Modified Apples, Potatoes Safe to Eat, FDA Says
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Regulators also said they are as nutritious as conventional produce

  • Blood Fats Hold Vitamin E Captive, Study Shows
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Less than one-third of antioxidant makes it to where it's needed

  • Blood Fats Hold Vitamin E Captive, Study Shows
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Less than one-third of antioxidant makes it to where it's needed

  • Health Tip: Evaluating a Weight-Loss Program
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Ask these questions to be sure it's safe

  • L.A. Law Curbing Fast Food Didn't Cut Obesity Rates: Study
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Most eateries in targeted neighborhoods were too small to be affected by zoning law, researcher says

  • 2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Gestational diabetes, followed by weight gain after delivery significantly raise the risk, study finds

  • 2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Gestational diabetes, followed by weight gain after delivery significantly raise the risk, study finds

  • L.A. Law Curbing Fast Food Didn't Cut Obesity Rates: Study
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Most eateries in targeted neighborhoods were too small to be affected by zoning law, researcher says

  • 2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Gestational diabetes, followed by weight gain after delivery significantly raise the risk, study finds

  • Cholbam Approved for Rare Metabolic Disorders
    (18-Mar-2015)
    Conditions affect liver and vitamin absorption

  • Slowed Growth Could Signal Crohn's Disease in Kids
    (18-Mar-2015)
    Failure to gain weight, or weight loss, can point to a gastrointestinal issue, expert says

  • Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Cholesterol levels, weight results troubling for many children, study finds

  • Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study
    (17-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause, experts say

  • Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study
    (17-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause, experts say

  • Dietary Dioxins Don't Seem to Increase Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (17-Mar-2015)
    But, researchers say more study needed to confirm findings

  • Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study
    (17-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause, experts say

  • Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Cholesterol levels, weight results troubling for many children, study finds

  • Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study
    (17-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause, experts say

  • Obesity Raises Women's Cancer Risk by 40 Percent, Study Finds
    (17-Mar-2015)
    British researchers stress that losing excess weight lowers the odds again, however

  • Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Cholesterol levels, weight results troubling for many children, study finds

  • Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study
    (17-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause, experts say

  • Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study
    (17-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause, experts say

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise in Lowering Cholesterol, Heart Attack Risk
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Adding the 'investigational biologic' evolocumab to statin therapy works better, study says

  • Tackling Obesity May Ease a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Keeping the weight off over time was key to curbing atrial fibrillation, study found

  • E-Cigarette Ads Linked to Tobacco Cravings
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Effect was seen in study of current and former smokers

  • Hepatitis C Drugs Will 'Strain Budgets' at Current Prices: Study
    (16-Mar-2015)
    The new therapies have remarkably high cure rates

  • Health Tip: Dish Up a Healthy Party Buffet
    (16-Mar-2015)
    And make the presentation fun

  • Tackling Obesity May Ease a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Keeping the weight off over time was key to curbing atrial fibrillation, study found

  • Folic Acid May Help Ward Off Stroke in People With High Blood Pressure
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Chinese study found significantly lower rates in those who got an extra supply of the nutrient

  • Vitamin D Won't Help Fight High Blood Pressure, Researchers Say
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Review of data from dozens of prior studies finds no benefit

  • Health Tip: Choose Healthier Fast Food for Kids
    (13-Mar-2015)
    Here are some better selections

  • Pregnancy Weight Has Lasting Effect on Child, Study Finds
    (13-Mar-2015)
    Kids of obese moms more likely to be too heavy themselves

  • Salt May Be Bad for More Than Your Blood Pressure
    (13-Mar-2015)
    Study found damage to organs and tissues, even with no sign of hypertension

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Study found seniors who were advised on better eating, exercise scored higher on mental tests

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Study found seniors who were advised on better eating, exercise scored higher on mental tests

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Study found seniors who were advised on better eating, exercise scored higher on mental tests

  • Health Tip: Confused About Comfort Foods?
    (12-Mar-2015)
    You may not have to give up your faves to lose weight

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Study found seniors who were advised on better eating, exercise scored higher on mental tests

  • FDA Tightens Rules on Endoscopes Tied to 'Superbug' Outbreaks
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Poorly cleaned devices implicated in infections at two Los Angeles hospitals

  • Health Tip: Confused About Comfort Foods?
    (12-Mar-2015)
    You may not have to give up your faves to lose weight

  • U.S. Doctors, CDC Join Forces in New Diabetes Prevention Effort
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Getting the millions of Americans at risk for type 2 tested is the first step, experts say

  • Health Tip: Reduce the Risk of Traveler's Diarrhea
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Stick to these safer foods

  • U.S. Doctors, CDC Join Forces in New Diabetes Prevention Effort
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Getting the millions of Americans at risk for type 2 tested is the first step, experts say

  • Many Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant, Study Finds
    (11-Mar-2015)
    This increases risks for baby and mother, experts say

  • Many Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant, Study Finds
    (11-Mar-2015)
    This increases risks for baby and mother, experts say

  • Unituxin Approved for Deadly Pediatric Cancer
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Neuroblastoma typically strikes children under age 5

  • Health Tip: Benefits From Proper Diet and Exercise
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Positives include better stress management

  • Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Poorer cardiac function linked to doubled odds for mental decline

  • Divorce May Mean Kids Down More Soft Drinks
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Study found children whose parents had split or were separated consumed more sugary beverages

  • Depression May Worsen Problem of Obesity Among the Poor
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Study found link between mental disorder, unhealthy nutritional choices in this high-risk population

  • Depression May Worsen Problem of Obesity Among the Poor
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Study found link between mental disorder, unhealthy nutritional choices in this high-risk population

  • Divorce May Mean Kids Down More Soft Drinks
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Study found children whose parents had split or were separated consumed more sugary beverages

  • New CPR Devices Approved
    (09-Mar-2015)
    May help more people survive cardiac arrest, FDA says

  • Health Tip: Boost the Flavor of Your Food
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Without salt or fat

  • Vegetarian Diet May Lower Colon Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Benefits greatest for fish eaters, researchers say

  • Vegetarian Diet May Lower Colon Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Benefits greatest for fish eaters, researchers say

  • First Biosimilar Drug Approved
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Zarxio is 'highly similar' to long-sanctioned cancer drug

  • First Device Approved for Dialysis-Related Amyloidosis
    (06-Mar-2015)
    A complication of kidney failure

  • FDA OK of 1st 'Biosimilar' Drug May Mean Cheaper Options for Patients
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Zarxio approval paves way for less expensive cutting-edge medications, experts say

  • Cresemba Approved for Serious Fungal Infections
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Most often these illnesses affect people with weakened immune systems

  • Nuts Linked to Better Heart Health for Teens
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Three small handfuls a week lowered risk factors in study, but few kids eat enough

  • Could the 'Love Hormone' Be a Weight-Loss Aid for Men?
    (06-Mar-2015)
    In small study, oxytocin tied to reduced food intake

  • Could the 'Love Hormone' Be a Weight-Loss Aid for Men?
    (06-Mar-2015)
    In small study, oxytocin tied to reduced food intake

  • Nuts Linked to Better Heart Health for Teens
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Three small handfuls a week lowered risk factors in study, but few kids eat enough

  • Could the 'Love Hormone' Be a Weight-Loss Aid for Men?
    (06-Mar-2015)
    In small study, oxytocin tied to reduced food intake

  • Could the 'Love Hormone' Be a Weight-Loss Aid for Men?
    (06-Mar-2015)
    In small study, oxytocin tied to reduced food intake

  • Could the 'Love Hormone' Be a Weight-Loss Aid for Men?
    (06-Mar-2015)
    In small study, oxytocin tied to reduced food intake

  • Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Researcher says findings provide insight into obesity in young people

  • Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease

  • Gut Germs May Influence Success of Weight Loss Surgery
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found having certain microbes may lead to fewer pounds shed

  • Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Researcher says findings provide insight into obesity in young people

  • Just a Half Hour of Lost Sleep Linked Weight Gain
    (05-Mar-2015)
    And that sleep shortage may have implications for diabetes, study says

  • Healthy Living in Middle Age Keeps Heart Failure at Bay Decades Later
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Avoid obesity, hypertension, diabetes and you may live up to 13 more years without the illness, study finds

  • Minorities More Likely to Gain Weight in Childhood, Report Shows
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Puts them at greater risk for being overweight, obese adults than whites, researcher says

  • Mouse Study Points to Potential Weight-Loss Agent
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Molecule found in tree leaves helped female mice shed weight, but had no effect on males

  • Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease

  • Gut Germs May Influence Success of Weight Loss Surgery
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found having certain microbes may lead to fewer pounds shed

  • 14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Boston survey also found that 2.5 percent of 1-year-olds get a java jolt

  • Early Studies See No Heart Risk From Testosterone Therapy
    (04-Mar-2015)
    But experts agree more research is needed, especially in light of FDA warning

  • Opdivo Approval Expanded to Include Lung Cancer
    (04-Mar-2015)
    The leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.

  • 14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Boston survey also found that 2.5 percent of 1-year-olds get a java jolt

  • Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks
    (04-Mar-2015)
    People who followed it closely were 47 percent less likely to develop disease

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stem Further Damage After Heart Attack
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Survivors who took large, daily dose of prescription-only capsules showed less decline in heart function

  • Health Tip: Count Your Calories
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Are you trying to maintain, lose or gain weight?

  • Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

  • Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds

  • Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds

  • Health Tip: Recovering From a Run
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Drink fluids and eat a snack

  • Nuts May Lengthen Your Life, Study Suggests
    (02-Mar-2015)
    It hints, but doesn't prove, they might reduce risk of death from heart disease, other causes

  • Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds

  • Very Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Study found half had high blood pressure, half had high cholesterol and 15 percent were diabetic

  • ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine
    (27-Feb-2015)
    One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee

  • Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Here are suggested healthier choices

  • When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Expert offers tips on lowering chances of episodes, knowing when to worry

  • Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Studies link several cups daily with reduced odds for the disease

  • Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Study suggests it might, raising the risk for potential weight gain

  • New Antibiotic Avycaz Approved
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Combination drug sanctioned for abdominal, urinary tract infections

  • Health Tip: Eat Right to Get Through Winter
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Help battle winter doldrums

  • Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Study suggests it might, raising the risk for potential weight gain

  • Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

  • Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

  • Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Study in mice suggests changes might raise risk of bowel diseases and metabolic syndrome

  • Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Study in mice suggests changes might raise risk of bowel diseases and metabolic syndrome

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common

  • Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Habits
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Suggestions to keep weight off

  • Farydak Approved for Multiple Myeloma
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Blood cancer kills more than 10,000 Americans annually

  • U.S. Officials Pinpoint Common Sources of Foodborne Illnesses
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Almost 2 million Americans fall ill each year, report notes

  • U.S. Officials Pinpoint Common Sources of Foodborne Illnesses
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Almost 2 million Americans fall ill each year, report notes

  • Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Habits
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Suggestions to keep weight off

  • A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Do what's necessary to make nutrient-rich foods palatable, pediatricians say

  • Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water

  • Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Association was found even when people weren't overweight, researchers said

  • Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Association was found even when people weren't overweight, researchers said

  • Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Association was found even when people weren't overweight, researchers said

  • Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water

  • New Device Treats Superficial Varicose Veins
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Adhesive product cuts off blood supply in unsightly leg vessels

  • FDA OKs New Varicose Vein Treatment
    (20-Feb-2015)
    It seals affected veins with adhesive agent, agency says

  • Health Tip: Get More Nutrients From Veggies
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Choose them wisely

  • Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women
    (20-Feb-2015)
    But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

  • U.S. Dietary Guidelines Take Aim at Sugar
    (20-Feb-2015)
    And continue to endorse fruits, vegetables and unsaturated fats

  • U.S. Dietary Guidelines Take Aim at Sugar
    (20-Feb-2015)
    And continue to endorse fruits, vegetables and unsaturated fats

  • Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women
    (20-Feb-2015)
    But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

  • U.S. Dietary Guidelines Take Aim at Sugar
    (20-Feb-2015)
    And continue to endorse fruits, vegetables and unsaturated fats

  • Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women
    (20-Feb-2015)
    But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

  • Healthy Eating Up Worldwide, But Unhealthy Eating Up Even More: Study
    (19-Feb-2015)
    U.S. had one of the lowest-quality diets because of high consumption of bad foods

  • Study Questions Benefits of Treadmill Desks
    (18-Feb-2015)
    They add about 1,000 steps to a user's day; at least one exercise specialist sees some value to the devices

  • Health Tip: Cleaning Cutting Boards
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Make sure they're sanitized

  • Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

  • Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

  • Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Emotional pictures more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Getting Nutrition on the Go
    (16-Feb-2015)
    What to eat before and after exercise

  • Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

  • Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

  • Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

  • Device Approved for Female Fecal Incontinence
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Use of Eclipse System led to 50 percent decrease in episodes

  • Lenvima Approved for Common Thyroid Cancer
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Recommended for use if radioactive iodine fails to stop progression

  • FDA Approves Drug for Advanced Thyroid Cancer
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Progression-free survival with Lenvima was nearly five times longer compared to a placebo

  • Meat-Heavy, High-Acid Diet Poses Risk for Those With Kidney Disease: Study
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, experts say

  • Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want
    (12-Feb-2015)
    People still need to limit foods with heart-damaging saturated fats and trans fats, nutritionists say

  • Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want
    (12-Feb-2015)
    People still need to limit foods with heart-damaging saturated fats and trans fats, nutritionists say

  • New Drug May Slow Recurrent Thyroid Cancer, Study Finds
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Progression-free survival nearly five times longer in people receiving treatment

  • Health Tip: Avoiding Menopausal Weight Gain
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Suggestions to stay trim as you age

  • Mediterranean Diet May Lower Stroke Risk, Study Finds
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Researchers say healthy eating plan appears to cut odds of blood clot

  • Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want
    (12-Feb-2015)
    People still need to limit foods with heart-damaging saturated fats and trans fats, nutritionists say

  • Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want
    (12-Feb-2015)
    People still need to limit foods with heart-damaging saturated fats and trans fats, nutritionists say

  • Low Vitamin D Levels in Stroke Survivors a Bad Sign, Study Finds
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Tied to raised risk of a severe stroke, poor recovery, researchers say

  • Dehydration Linked to Greater Stroke Damage
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Thicker blood may be the reason why, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Adding More Omega-3 Fatty Acids to Your Diet
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Opt for fatty fish

  • Health Tip: Become a Heart-Healthy Chef
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Trim any fat from meat before cooking

  • Your Deli Sandwich May Come With a Side of Listeria, Study Finds
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Nearly 1 in 10 samples from delis carried the dangerous bacteria, researchers say

  • Milk Lurks in Some Dark Chocolate, Posing Allergy Risk: FDA
    (11-Feb-2015)
    You can't always believe what you read on a product's label, agency says

  • Studies Find More Genetic Links to Obesity
    (11-Feb-2015)
    More than 100 locations in DNA associated with excess weight

  • Studies Find More Genetic Links to Obesity
    (11-Feb-2015)
    More than 100 locations in DNA associated with excess weight

  • U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Trans fats are a bigger threat to heart health, doctors and dietitians say

  • Mercury in Seafood May Raise Risk of Autoimmune Diseases in Women: Study
    (10-Feb-2015)
    The higher the exposure, the higher the levels of a protein linked to immune system dysfunction

  • U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Trans fats are a bigger threat to heart health, doctors and dietitians say

  • U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Trans fats are a bigger threat to heart health, doctors and dietitians say

  • Iron Supplements May Help Blood Donors Recover More Quickly
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Finding could allow people to donate again sooner to help keep blood supply adequate, expert says

  • Low Vitamin D Levels in Childhood May Raise Heart Risks: Study
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Chances of artery hardening were higher in those who did not get enough of the vitamin when young

  • Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Kids shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages, researchers conclude

  • Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Treatment also boosted blood vessel health, but therapy is costly and long-term results are unknown

  • Lucentis Approved for Diabetic Retinopathy
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Among diabetics with macular edema

  • Problems Spotted in Clinical Trials Can Go Unreported, Study Says
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Only 3 of nearly 80 published studies mentioned issues of concern uncovered by FDA

  • FDA Approves New Device Aimed at Easing Stroke Risk
    (09-Feb-2015)
    ENROUTE system cleans out 'debris' in neck artery for those requiring better blood flow to the brain

  • New Device Cleared to Reduce Stroke Risk
    (09-Feb-2015)
    First approved device designed to enter artery through neck, not groin

  • Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Kids shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages, researchers conclude

  • Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Treatment also boosted blood vessel health, but therapy is costly and long-term results are unknown

  • Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Treatment also boosted blood vessel health, but therapy is costly and long-term results are unknown

  • Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Treatment also boosted blood vessel health, but therapy is costly and long-term results are unknown

  • Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Kids shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages, researchers conclude

  • Many Americans Don't Handle Poultry Safely When Cooking, Study Finds
    (08-Feb-2015)
    Too few use food thermometers, too many wash and store meat in way that spreads germs, researcher says

  • Many Americans Don't Handle Poultry Safely When Cooking, Study Finds
    (08-Feb-2015)
    Too few use food thermometers, too many wash and store meat in way that spreads germs, researcher says

  • Coffee Linked to Possible Lower Endometrial Cancer Risk
    (06-Feb-2015)
    Women benefited from drinking about 4 cups daily, study suggests

  • FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy
    (06-Feb-2015)
    To be used in those with diabetic macular edema, injections fight leading cause of blindness

  • Less Commonly Used Obesity Surgery Tied to More Weight Loss
    (05-Feb-2015)
    But study finds so-called 'duodenal switch' procedure also linked to more complications

  • Less Commonly Used Obesity Surgery Tied to More Weight Loss
    (05-Feb-2015)
    But study finds so-called 'duodenal switch' procedure also linked to more complications

  • Less Commonly Used Obesity Surgery Tied to More Weight Loss
    (05-Feb-2015)
    But study finds so-called 'duodenal switch' procedure also linked to more complications

  • Americans Confused About Cancer Risks
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity

  • FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Drug
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Ibrance is targeted for postmenopausal women with advanced disease

  • Ibrance Approved to Treat Advanced Breast Cancer
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Among postmenopausal women

  • Internal Tissue Adhesive Approved
    (04-Feb-2015)
    TissuGlu connects tissue flaps stemming from surgery to remove excess fat, skin from stomach

  • Health Tip: Adding Mushrooms to Your Meals
    (04-Feb-2015)
    They're nutritious and low calorie

  • Healthy Diet May Be Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Consuming less red meat, soda and alcohol tied to lower COPD threat in study

  • Americans Confused About Cancer Risks
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity

  • Mercury Air Pollution Reflected in Ocean Fish, Study Says
    (03-Feb-2015)
    Concentrations in yellowfin tuna are rising nearly 4 percent a year

  • Vyvanse Approved for Binge-Eating Disorder
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Characterized by compulsive overeating

  • Toddler Snacks, Meals Have Lots of Salt and Sugar: Study
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Most toddler dinners were high in sodium, and infant snacks had added sugar

  • Toddler Snacks, Meals Have Lots of Salt and Sugar: Study
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Most toddler dinners were high in sodium, and infant snacks had added sugar

  • Toddler Snacks, Meals Have Lots of Salt and Sugar: Study
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Most toddler dinners were high in sodium, and infant snacks had added sugar

  • Good Sleep Habits, Enforced Rules Help Kids Sleep: Study
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Regular bedtime, plus limits on caffeine and electronics in the bedroom, all key

  • Health Tip: Handling Your Child's Fears About Weight
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Suggestions for how to respond

  • Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

  • Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

  • Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

  • 72,000 Cases of Public Defibrillators Failing in Past Decade, FDA Says
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Agency vows action to boost the effectiveness of the life-saving devices

  • Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

  • Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

  • Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

  • Prolonged High Cholesterol in Middle Age Raises Heart Risk Later: Study
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Even slightly higher levels took their toll, researchers note

  • New Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine Approved
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Bexsero prevents deadly infection of spinal cord lining

  • Natpara Approved for Hormone Disorder Causing Low Blood Calcium
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Drug is for people with insufficient parathyroid hormone

  • Generic Form of Nexium Approved
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Drug used to ease chronic heartburn

  • FDA OKs First Generic Version of Heartburn Drug Nexium
    (26-Jan-2015)
    The proton pump inhibitor reduces amount of acid in the stomach

  • Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

  • Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

  • Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

  • Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

  • With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Study finds that people ignored nutritional information if they thought yogurt didn't taste good

  • With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Study finds that people ignored nutritional information if they thought yogurt didn't taste good

  • Health Tip: Eat a Pre-Workout Snack
    (22-Jan-2015)
    Suggestions to help boost your energy

  • FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Cosentyx blocks protein involved in inflammatory response of disease

  • New Psoriasis Drug Approved
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Cosentyx hinders protein that spurs skin inflammation

  • Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus From Mercury's Harms?
    (21-Jan-2015)
    No developmental problems seen in kids of frequent seafood eaters from Seychelles islands, study says

  • Can Coffee Protect You From Melanoma?
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Researchers suggest caffeine might mitigate sun damage

  • Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity Treatment
    (20-Jan-2015)
    But diet and exercise are also key tools, according to new Endocrine Society guidelines

  • Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity Treatment
    (20-Jan-2015)
    But diet and exercise are also key tools, according to new Endocrine Society guidelines

  • A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults
    (19-Jan-2015)
    But experts say restricting intake is still advisable

  • Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds
    (19-Jan-2015)
    Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

  • A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults
    (19-Jan-2015)
    But experts say restricting intake is still advisable

  • Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved
    (19-Jan-2015)
    New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

  • Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds
    (19-Jan-2015)
    Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

  • Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved
    (19-Jan-2015)
    New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

  • Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved
    (19-Jan-2015)
    New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

  • Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds
    (19-Jan-2015)
    Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

  • A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults
    (19-Jan-2015)
    But experts say restricting intake is still advisable

  • Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved
    (19-Jan-2015)
    New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

  • Health Tip: Adding Aroma to Your Dishes
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Think garlic, peppers or ginger

  • Smoking, Obesity: Weighing the Financial Toll
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Costly not only to the patient but society as a whole, experts say

  • Eating Right Helps Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Women
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Study confirms the value of an overall healthy diet

  • Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Study of postmenopausal women suggested hormone levels mattered more than excess weight

  • When Women Think Men Prefer Bigger Gals, They're Happier With Their Weight
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Study found a link between men's reported views on female bodies and a woman's own body image

  • Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Study of postmenopausal women suggested hormone levels mattered more than excess weight

  • Neural Tube Defects, Such as Spina Bifida, on the Decline: CDC
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Experts cite mandatory fortification of grain products with folic acid, but not enough women get the B vitamin

  • For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds

  • Stimulation Device Approved to Treat Obesity
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Targets nerve between brain and stomach that regulates hunger

  • FDA Approves New Device to Treat Obesity
    (14-Jan-2015)
    It sends electrical signals to nerves near the stomach to make a person feel full

  • Recess Promotes Healthy Eating by School Kids: Study
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Changing the timing of activity session may get students to eat more fruits, veggies

  • For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds

  • For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds

  • ADHD Drug Might Help Treat Binge-Eating Disorder, Study Suggests
    (14-Jan-2015)
    But therapy is preferable to medication, one expert says

  • Stimulation Device Approved to Treat Obesity
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Targets nerve between brain and stomach that regulates hunger

  • FDA Approves New Device to Treat Obesity
    (14-Jan-2015)
    It sends electrical signals to nerves near the stomach to make a person feel full

  • Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Just a 20-minute brisk walk each day can lower odds of early death, researchers add

  • For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds

  • FDA Approves New Device to Treat Obesity
    (14-Jan-2015)
    It sends electrical signals to nerves near the stomach to make a person feel full

  • Health Tip: Trimming Calories From Your Dinner Plate
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Steam veggies instead of drowning them in butter

  • Health Tip: Trimming Calories From Your Dinner Plate
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Steam veggies instead of drowning them in butter

  • Health Tip: Trimming Calories From Your Dinner Plate
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Steam veggies instead of drowning them in butter

  • Cluster of Heart Risk Factors Tied to Uterine Cancer Risk
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Excess weight likely a big factor, but other conditions also appear to matter

  • Health Tip: Teach Kids About Snack Safety
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Leftovers that should be avoided

  • Health Tip: Teach Kids About Snack Safety
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Leftovers that should be avoided

  • Head Start Program Might Help Fight Childhood Obesity: Study
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Preschoolers' weight loss attributed to emphasis on nutrition, exercise and structure

  • Vitamin D May Boost Colon Cancer Survival, Study Finds
    (12-Jan-2015)
    But experts aren't suggesting patients strive for higher-than-normal levels

  • Advisers Endorse HPV Test for Cervical Cancer Checks
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Two groups call it an effective alternative to the Pap test, but another group disagrees

  • FDA OKs New Anti-Clotting Drug for Heart Rhythm Disorder
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Savaysa works like warfarin but carries less bleeding risk

  • Blood-Thinning Drug Savaysa Approved
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Designed to treat dangerous clots and prevent stroke

  • Cooler Temps May Boost Calorie-Burning 'Brown Fat,' Mouse Study Suggests
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Human trials are needed, but study offers clues to potential method of weight control

  • Cancer Groups Urge More Regulation of E-Cigarettes
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Say too little is known about potential health hazards of 'vaping' devices

  • Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Women with lowest levels of the 'sunshine vitamin' most likely to deliver early, researchers found

  • Cooler Temps May Boost Calorie-Burning 'Brown Fat,' Mouse Study Suggests
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Human trials are needed, but study offers clues to potential method of weight control

  • Kidney Disease Treatment May Be Improving, Study Suggests
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Even though rate of disease is on the rise, fewer patients are suffering organ failure or dying

  • Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Women with lowest levels of the 'sunshine vitamin' most likely to deliver early, researchers found

  • Study Reinforces Link Between Low Birth Weight, Diabetes Risk
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Possible reasons include insulin resistance, problems with blood vessel lining and high blood pressure

  • Despite Resolutions, Food Bills Go Up After New Year's
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Consumers seem to stick with calorie-rich favorites from the holiday season, research shows

  • Despite Resolutions, Food Bills Go Up After New Year's
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Consumers seem to stick with calorie-rich favorites from the holiday season, research shows

  • Despite Resolutions, Food Bills Go Up After New Year's
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Consumers seem to stick with calorie-rich favorites from the holiday season, research shows

  • PTSD May Raise Women's Risk for Diabetes
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Obesity, antidepressants could play a role in the connection, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Can't Eat Wheat Flour?
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Try one of these alternatives

  • Less Booze, More Veggies Might Lower Odds for Some Cancers
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Study supports recent expert guidelines on an anti-cancer lifestyle

  • Drug for Bladder Problems May Help Control Weight, Too
    (06-Jan-2015)
    But small study showed increase in heart rate in young, lean volunteers

  • Less Booze, More Veggies Might Lower Odds for Some Cancers
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Study supports recent expert guidelines on an anti-cancer lifestyle

  • Drug for Bladder Problems May Help Control Weight, Too
    (06-Jan-2015)
    But small study showed increase in heart rate in young, lean volunteers

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Extend Lives, Study Finds
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Results applied to older men and women, even with other health problems

  • Drug for Bladder Problems May Help Control Weight, Too
    (06-Jan-2015)
    But small study showed increase in heart rate in young, lean volunteers

  • Drug for Bladder Problems May Help Control Weight, Too
    (06-Jan-2015)
    But small study showed increase in heart rate in young, lean volunteers

  • Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

  • Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

  • More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Study found good diet, exercise slashed odds for heart disease by 90 percent

  • Diet Rich in Whole Grains Might Extend Your Life, Study Says
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Findings held even after researchers accounted for person's weight, age and smoking status

  • Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

  • Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

  • Study Debunks Notion of 'Healthy Obesity'
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Very heavy people slip into poor health over time, researchers find

  • Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

  • Study Debunks Notion of 'Healthy Obesity'
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Very heavy people slip into poor health over time, researchers find

  • Water Dispensers at School May Encourage Kids to Drink More
    (04-Jan-2015)
    Researchers found students drank three times more water after dispensers were installed

  • FDA Shares Advice to Avoid Colds and Flu
    (02-Jan-2015)
    Influenza virus is spread by sneezing, talking and touching contaminated surfaces

  • Health Tip: Avoid Raw Dairy Products
    (02-Jan-2015)
    Pasteurized is the way to go

  • Health Tip: Don't Turn to Fad Diets to Drop Pounds
    (01-Jan-2015)
    Avoid plans that promise too much

  • Defective Hormone Linked to Chronic Obesity in Baby
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Researchers say the condition might explain weight problem for limited number of people

  • Health Tip: Why Am I Gaining Weight?
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Factors that influence extra pounds

  • Little Change in Fast Food Calorie Counts, Salt Content
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Researchers tracked popular items from 3 major chains from 1996-2013

  • Health Tip: Why Am I Gaining Weight?
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Factors that influence extra pounds

  • Health Tip: Why Am I Gaining Weight?
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Factors that influence extra pounds

  • Defective Hormone Linked to Chronic Obesity in Baby
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Researchers say the condition might explain weight problem for limited number of people

  • Little Change in Fast Food Calorie Counts, Salt Content
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Researchers tracked popular items from 3 major chains from 1996-2013

  • Many Consumers Misled About Bogus Weight-Loss Supplements, Survey Says
    (30-Dec-2014)
    Consumer Reports poll finds shoppers often mistakenly believe that FDA oversees these products

  • Many Consumers Misled About Bogus Weight-Loss Supplements, Survey Says
    (30-Dec-2014)
    Consumer Reports poll finds shoppers often mistakenly believe that FDA oversees these products

  • Your Birth Year Could Influence Your Odds for Obesity, Study Suggests
    (30-Dec-2014)
    'Fat gene' may be more active in people born after 1942, researchers say

  • Your Birth Year Could Influence Your Odds for Obesity, Study Suggests
    (30-Dec-2014)
    'Fat gene' may be more active in people born after 1942, researchers say

  • Keeping That Weight Loss Resolution
    (28-Dec-2014)
    Start with selecting a diet you can stick with, expert says

  • Keeping That Weight Loss Resolution
    (28-Dec-2014)
    Start with selecting a diet you can stick with, expert says

  • Keeping That Weight Loss Resolution
    (28-Dec-2014)
    Start with selecting a diet you can stick with, expert says

  • Keeping That Weight Loss Resolution
    (28-Dec-2014)
    Start with selecting a diet you can stick with, expert says

  • Keeping That Weight Loss Resolution
    (28-Dec-2014)
    Start with selecting a diet you can stick with, expert says

  • 'Tis the Season to Overeat
    (25-Dec-2014)
    Here are some holiday weight-watching tips

  • Keep Holiday Meals Festive and Safe
    (25-Dec-2014)
    Experts offer advice on how to properly cook and serve fare

  • Keep Holiday Meals Festive and Safe
    (25-Dec-2014)
    Experts offer advice on how to properly cook and serve fare

  • 'Tis the Season to Overeat
    (25-Dec-2014)
    Here are some holiday weight-watching tips

  • Expert Offers Tips for Preventing Holiday Migraines
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Don't skip meals and avoid triggers such as red wine, aged cheese and chocolate

  • FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Saxenda cleared for use by adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition

  • Saxenda Approved for Weight Loss
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Injected medication is for people who are statistically obese

  • Expert Offers Tips for Preventing Holiday Migraines
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Don't skip meals and avoid triggers such as red wine, aged cheese and chocolate

  • Expert Offers Tips for Preventing Holiday Migraines
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Don't skip meals and avoid triggers such as red wine, aged cheese and chocolate

  • FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Saxenda cleared for use by adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition

  • Saxenda Approved for Weight Loss
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Injected medication is for people who are statistically obese

  • Health Tip: Preparing Fruit and Veggies
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Make sure they're safe

  • Health Tip: Preparing Fruit and Veggies
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Make sure they're safe

  • FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Saxenda cleared for use by adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition

  • FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Saxenda cleared for use by adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition

  • Saxenda Approved for Weight Loss
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Injected medication is for people who are statistically obese

  • FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Saxenda cleared for use by adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition

  • Nearly All Diabetics Should Be on Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: Experts
    (23-Dec-2014)
    New guidelines from the American Diabetes Association recommend greater statin use

  • FDA to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Agency cites data from other countries showing such donations wouldn't compromise blood supply

  • Can Fast Food Hinder Learning in Kids?
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Researchers found test-score differences between 5th and 8th grades

  • Asians Need Type 2 Diabetes Screening at Lower Body Weight: Experts
    (23-Dec-2014)
    ADA says this group tends to put on pounds around the waist, a particularly bad spot for diabetes risk

  • Americans Buying Fewer Sugary, Pre-Packaged Desserts
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Manufacturers of these products have made little progress making these treats healthier, study finds

  • Antiviral Combination Approved for Hepatitis C
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Some 3.2 million Americans thought infected

  • Combination Antibiotic Zerbaxa Approved
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Sanctioned for complicated abdominal, urinary tract infections

  • Rapivab Approved to Help Treat Flu
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Intravenous drug inhibits viral enzyme

  • Opdivo Approved for Advanced Melanoma
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Drug helps harness immune system to attack the cancer

  • Americans Buying Fewer Sugary, Pre-Packaged Desserts
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Manufacturers of these products have made little progress making these treats healthier, study finds

  • Immune System May Play Role in Obesity
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Certain cells less common in belly fat of overweight compared to thinner people: study

  • Weight Training Key to Battling Belly Fat as You Age: Study
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Aerobic activity alone isn't enough, researchers report

  • Excess Weight May Help Heart Failure Patients, Study Contends
    (22-Dec-2014)
    'Paradoxical' finding suggests fat is protective, but doctors add it's no excuse gain weight

  • Immune System May Play Role in Obesity
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Certain cells less common in belly fat of overweight compared to thinner people: study

  • Immune System May Play Role in Obesity
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Certain cells less common in belly fat of overweight compared to thinner people: study

  • FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (21-Dec-2014)
    Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients

  • System Approved to Remove Germs From Blood Platelets
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Lowers chances of infected donation

  • Lynparza Approved for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Associated with genetic defect

  • Health Tip: Bake a Healthier Holiday Treat
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Cut calories and boost nutrition

  • E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says

  • CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says

  • Xtoro Approved for Swimmer's Ear
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Infection's symptoms include pain, swelling and redness

  • Health Tip: Tossing Leftover Food
    (18-Dec-2014)
    A timeline of when food tends to go bad

  • 'Low-GI' Diet May Not Benefit Blood Sugar
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather than glycemic index, experts say

  • New System Targets Germs in Donated Blood Plasma
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Reduces risk of infected donation

  • 'Low-GI' Diet May Not Benefit Blood Sugar
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather than glycemic index, experts say

  • Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Even fewer consume an amount thought to help curb heart disease, study found

  • FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Ultrasound imaging, heartbeat monitoring should be left to medical professionals, agency says

  • First Newborn Screening Test Approved for Rare Immune Disorder
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Blood test can help identify Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

  • Poor Students Eat Healthier Foods at School, Study Finds
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Having fruits and vegetables available boosts nutrition for some, researchers say

  • Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Review found those who took yoga classes saw improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, weight

  • New Test Estimates Risk of Heart Disease
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Agency says best results obtained for black women

  • Obese Kids' Brains Show Stronger Response to Sugar: Study
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Research suggests that some children may be 'wired' to crave sweet foods

  • Obese Kids' Brains Show Stronger Response to Sugar: Study
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Research suggests that some children may be 'wired' to crave sweet foods

  • Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

  • Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

  • Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

  • Cyramza Approval Expanded to Include Non-Small Lung Cancer
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Drug blocks blood supply that fuels tumors

  • Health Tip: Make Simple Swaps for a Healthier Breakfast
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Eat a waffle instead of a doughnut

  • Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

  • Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

  • Screening Test Approved for Viruses That Cause Blood Cancer
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Screen looks for viruses tied to a number of blood cancers or abnormalities

  • Health Tip: Seniors, Focus on Nutrient-Dense Foods
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Eat plenty of fruit and veggies

  • For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Sleep issues, such as sleep apnea, also associated with excess weight, study finds

  • Could a Supplement Prevent Weight Gain?
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Chemical compound curbed appetite in study, but more research is needed before marketing

  • For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Sleep issues, such as sleep apnea, also associated with excess weight, study finds

  • Could a Supplement Prevent Weight Gain?
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Chemical compound curbed appetite in study, but more research is needed before marketing

  • For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Sleep issues, such as sleep apnea, also associated with excess weight, study finds

  • Could a Supplement Prevent Weight Gain?
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Chemical compound curbed appetite in study, but more research is needed before marketing

  • Could a Supplement Prevent Weight Gain?
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Chemical compound curbed appetite in study, but more research is needed before marketing

  • Progress Still Needed on 'Race Gap' in Older Americans' Health
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Blacks have made some gains, especially in the West, but whites still fare better overall, study finds

  • FDA Approves Cervical Cancer Vaccine That Covers More HPV Strains
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Gardasil 9 protects against 9 types of the virus, compared to the 4 covered by Gardasil

  • Gardasil Approved for Additional Types of HPV
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Virus can lead to cervical cancer

  • Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier?
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Study suggests link between fructose and obesity

  • Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier?
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Study suggests link between fructose and obesity

  • Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier?
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Study suggests link between fructose and obesity

  • Many Women Don't Lose Those Pregnancy Pounds, Study Finds
    (09-Dec-2014)
    One-third who had been normal weight before giving birth were overweight or obese a year later

  • Obesity Can Cause 'Silent' Damage to Heart
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Study shows excess weight harms cardiovascular system without symptoms

  • Longer Breast-Feeding May Protect Infants at Risk for Obesity
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Those who drank mother's milk for less than 2 months were more likely to gain extra weight

  • Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Excess weight also shortens the time you live free of chronic diseases that lower quality of life, researchers say

  • Longer Breast-Feeding May Protect Infants at Risk for Obesity
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Those who drank mother's milk for less than 2 months were more likely to gain extra weight

  • Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Excess weight also shortens the time you live free of chronic diseases that lower quality of life, researchers say

  • Jakafi Approved for Chronic Bone Marrow Disease
    (04-Dec-2014)
    First drug sanctioned in U.S. for polycythemia vera

  • Health Tip: Pack a Healthier Lunch
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Suggestions for what to include

  • Exercise After Weight-Loss Surgery Yields Added Health Gains
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Physical activity reduced risk factors for diabetes, study says

  • Vitamins May Help Prevent Eye Problems After Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Vision-related complications can range from dry eye to night blindness

  • Vitamins May Help Prevent Eye Problems After Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Vision-related complications can range from dry eye to night blindness

  • Exercise After Weight-Loss Surgery Yields Added Health Gains
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Physical activity reduced risk factors for diabetes, study says

  • Vitamins May Help Prevent Eye Problems After Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Vision-related complications can range from dry eye to night blindness

  • FDA Advisors Not Sold on Lifting Ban on Gay Men Giving Blood
    (03-Dec-2014)
    But American Red Cross, other groups urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening

  • FDA Issues New Drug Label Rules to Better Inform Pregnant Women
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Agency official says labeling changes should help patients 'make critical decisions' about medicines

  • Blincyto Approved for Rare Leukemia
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Drug sanctioned for rapidly-growing form of bone marrow cancer

  • Health Tip: Avoid Overindulging at Holiday Office Party
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Eat a healthy snack beforehand

  • Could a 'Mediterranean' Diet Extend Your Life?
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Study points to genetic signs that the antioxidant-rich regimen might boost longevity

  • Health Tip: Keep Bacteria Out of Your Kitchen
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Suggestions to prevent food poisoning

  • Could a 'Mediterranean' Diet Extend Your Life?
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Study points to genetic signs that the antioxidant-rich regimen might boost longevity

  • Mom's Obesity May Affect Newborn Survival
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Infant deaths are more likely among very heavy women, but still rare, study finds

  • Better Diet, Exercise Can Prevent Diabetes in Both Sexes, Study Finds
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Taking blood sugar-lowering medications can also help, researchers say

  • Statins Won't Help Protect Bones, Study Finds
    (01-Dec-2014)
    But they don't raise the risk of fractures, doctor notes

  • Holiday Overindulgence Risky for People With Type 2 Diabetes
    (29-Nov-2014)
    Carbohydrate-heavy meals can send blood sugar levels soaring, expert warns

  • Holiday Overindulgence Risky for People With Type 2 Diabetes
    (29-Nov-2014)
    Carbohydrate-heavy meals can send blood sugar levels soaring, expert warns

  • Holiday Eating Tips for People With Diabetes
    (28-Nov-2014)
    Plan ahead and make exercise a part of your tradition, expert advises

  • Health Tip: Monitor Your Child's Fat and Cholesterol Consumption
    (28-Nov-2014)
    Offer plenty of fruit and veggies

  • Health Tip: Monitor Your Child's Fat and Cholesterol Consumption
    (28-Nov-2014)
    Offer plenty of fruit and veggies

  • Want Kids to Eat Better? Get Them Cooking
    (27-Nov-2014)
    Children involved in food prep classes may eat more fruits, veggies and fiber, study says

  • Expert Shares Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Tips
    (27-Nov-2014)
    Loved ones need to understand risks some foods pose for those with celiac disease

  • Health Tip: Plan a Healthy Thanksgiving Menu
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Include these nutritional choices

  • Health Tip: Kick Unhealthy Eating Habits
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Don't neglect breakfast

  • Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission

  • Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Largest number of obesity-related cancers diagnosed in North America and Europe, researchers report

  • Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission

  • Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission

  • Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Rules also apply to theater popcorn, bakeries and ice cream parlors

  • FDA Advisory Panel Says Steroid Shots for Back Pain Can Continue
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Experts decided against backing any new warning label for controversial injections

  • Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study
    (25-Nov-2014)
    If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says

  • Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Study found modest effect against the disease, but experts say overall healthy diet is still best approach

  • Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Rules also apply to theater popcorn, bakeries and ice cream parlors

  • Study Uncovers Vultures' Gastronomical Secrets
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Birds' guts have evolved, allowing them to consume dangerous bacteria, experts say

  • Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Rules also apply to theater popcorn, bakeries and ice cream parlors

  • FDA Adds 'Boxed Warning' to Devices Used to Remove Uterine Fibroids
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Risk of spreading unsuspected cancers prompted new warnings, agency says

  • Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Second study found that providing classroom breakfast didn't improve grades, though longer-term studies are needed

  • Health Tip: Safely Thaw the Thanksgiving Turkey
    (24-Nov-2014)
    One option is to thaw in the fridge

  • Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Additional missed days cost U.S. economy more than $8 billion a year, researchers report

  • Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report
    (24-Nov-2014)
    High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids

  • Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report
    (24-Nov-2014)
    High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids

  • Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Additional missed days cost U.S. economy more than $8 billion a year, researchers report

  • 'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies
    (22-Nov-2014)
    Expert gives tips on avoiding problems

  • FDA Approves 'Abuse-Resistant' Narcotic Painkiller
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Agency says it's latest step in curbing epidemic of addiction to drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

  • Abuse-Resistant Prescription Painkiller Approved
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Hysingla ER is only for chronic pain, and is formulated to resist crushing, dissolving

  • Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults
    (20-Nov-2014)
    But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics

  • Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes

  • U.S. School Meal Rules Might Work Against Good Nutrition, Study Says
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Federal mandates don't limit added sugar or carbohydrates, researchers say

  • Low Levels of Vitamin D May Raise Early Death Risk: Study
    (19-Nov-2014)
    But having gene variants linked to levels of the vitamin didn't affect rate of deaths from heart causes

  • Trans Fats May Sap Your Memory
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Researchers report that men who consumed more of them did worse on word recall test

  • Health Tip: Make Holiday Beverages Healthier
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Use skim milk in holiday recipes

  • Health Tip: Enjoying Dried Fruit
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Avoid products with added sugar

  • Trans Fats May Sap Your Memory
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Researchers report that men who consumed more of them did worse on word recall test

  • Working Night Shift Slows Metabolism, Study Suggests
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Finding means fewer calories burned, and may explain why shift workers tend to gain weight, researcher says

  • Even With a Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on

  • Working Night Shift Slows Metabolism, Study Suggests
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Finding means fewer calories burned, and may explain why shift workers tend to gain weight, researcher says

  • Working Night Shift Slows Metabolism, Study Suggests
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Finding means fewer calories burned, and may explain why shift workers tend to gain weight, researcher says

  • Young Children, Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study finds more than 40 percent of emergency calls to U.S. poison control centers involve children under 6

  • Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found this combination drug dropped 'bad' LDL levels

  • Experimental Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Effective, Study Reports
    (17-Nov-2014)
    New medicine might help those who can't tolerate commonly used statins

  • Calorie-Tracking Apps May Not Help You Lose Weight
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found MyFitnessPal made no difference six months after doctors recommended it for patients

  • Calorie-Tracking Apps May Not Help You Lose Weight
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found MyFitnessPal made no difference six months after doctors recommended it for patients

  • Health Tip: Cutting Back on Salt
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Fresh foods tend to have less than prepared

  • Home Cooking Helps Keep the Calories Down
    (17-Nov-2014)
    But veggies at school lunches get left on the plate, say researchers studying healthy eating

  • Could Wine, Chocolate Help Shield Your Heart From Smog?
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Researchers say air pollution's effects lessened in older men who consumed flavonoids, but more research needed

  • Health Tip: Cutting Back on Salt
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Fresh foods tend to have less than prepared

  • Two Generic Versions of ADHD Drug Not as Effective: FDA
    (14-Nov-2014)
    In some patients, the medications were released more slowly than extended-release Concerta

  • Weight Gain Doesn't Have to Be Part of Thanksgiving
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Registered dietician offers tips for slimming down your holiday

  • Weight Gain Doesn't Have to Be Part of Thanksgiving
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Registered dietician offers tips for slimming down your holiday

  • Mom's Weight Might Influence Baby's Earliest Development
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Overweight at conception linked to changes in embryo's ability to grow properly, research suggests

  • Mom's Weight Might Influence Baby's Earliest Development
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Overweight at conception linked to changes in embryo's ability to grow properly, research suggests

  • Weight Gain Doesn't Have to Be Part of Thanksgiving
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Registered dietician offers tips for slimming down your holiday

  • Health Tip: Commit to Losing Weight
    (13-Nov-2014)
    It's an important decision

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Post-Run Snack
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Suggestions to help you refuel

  • B Vitamins May Not Boost Memory or Thinking, Study Suggests
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Folic acid and vitamin B12 reduce harmful substance, but don't improve recall

  • Big-Name Diets All Work for a While, Review Found
    (11-Nov-2014)
    No eating plan stood out in terms of lasting weight loss, researchers noted

  • Big-Name Diets All Work for a While, Review Found
    (11-Nov-2014)
    No eating plan stood out in terms of lasting weight loss, researchers noted

  • Food Rules for Toddlers May Lead to Healthy Eating Habits
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Study found telling 2-year-olds what they can't eat meant they ate better at age 4

  • Big-Name Diets All Work for a While, Review Found
    (11-Nov-2014)
    No eating plan stood out in terms of lasting weight loss, researchers noted

  • Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults With High Blood Pressure
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Too few physicians urge lifestyle changes, study finds

  • Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults With High Blood Pressure
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Too few physicians urge lifestyle changes, study finds

  • Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults With High Blood Pressure
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Too few physicians urge lifestyle changes, study finds

  • Kids Obese at Young Age Often Stay That Way, Study Shows
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Weight at 11 a good indicator of weight at 16, researchers found

  • Kids Obese at Young Age Often Stay That Way, Study Shows
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Weight at 11 a good indicator of weight at 16, researchers found

  • Kids Obese at Young Age Often Stay That Way, Study Shows
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Weight at 11 a good indicator of weight at 16, researchers found

  • Report: Fewer U.S. Hospitalizations for Hepatitis A
    (08-Nov-2014)
    Viral infection comes from contaminated food, water or contact with infected person

  • School Lunches More Nutritious Than Home-Packed Lunches: Study
    (07-Nov-2014)
    Little ones' lunchboxes often contain fat, desserts, sugary drinks, researchers say

  • Are the Lactose Intolerant Safer From Some Cancers?
    (07-Nov-2014)
    Researchers suspect diet may play role in possible reduced risk

  • Doctor-Implanted Balloons in Stomach May Spur Weight Loss
    (07-Nov-2014)
    Obesity procedure could offer alternative to invasive surgery, experts say

  • Doctor-Implanted Balloons in Stomach May Spur Weight Loss
    (07-Nov-2014)
    Obesity procedure could offer alternative to invasive surgery, experts say

  • Gluten Isn't the Only Culprit in Celiac Disease, Study Says
    (06-Nov-2014)
    Other proteins also caused reaction in participants

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Has Low Complication Rates, Study Finds
    (06-Nov-2014)
    New research suggests gastric bypass as safe as appendix or gallbladder removal

  • Genes May Determine Body Weight by Shaping Gut Bacteria
    (06-Nov-2014)
    Study finds certain family of microbes more common in intestines of lean people

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Has Low Complication Rates, Study Finds
    (06-Nov-2014)
    New research suggests gastric bypass as safe as appendix or gallbladder removal

  • Genes May Determine Body Weight by Shaping Gut Bacteria
    (06-Nov-2014)
    Study finds certain family of microbes more common in intestines of lean people

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Has Low Complication Rates, Study Finds
    (06-Nov-2014)
    New research suggests gastric bypass as safe as appendix or gallbladder removal

  • Genes May Determine Body Weight by Shaping Gut Bacteria
    (06-Nov-2014)
    Study finds certain family of microbes more common in intestines of lean people

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Has Low Complication Rates, Study Finds
    (06-Nov-2014)
    New research suggests gastric bypass as safe as appendix or gallbladder removal

  • Dulled Sense of Taste May Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Results
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Study showed those who found food less flavorful after procedure lost 20 percent more weight

  • Dulled Sense of Taste May Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Results
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Study showed those who found food less flavorful after procedure lost 20 percent more weight

  • Dulled Sense of Taste May Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Results
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Study showed those who found food less flavorful after procedure lost 20 percent more weight

  • FDA: Supplements, Meds Can Be Dangerous Mix
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Combination can alter drug absorption, agency warns

  • FDA: Supplements, Meds Can Be Dangerous Mix
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Combination can alter drug absorption, agency warns

  • Kidney, Urinary Birth Defects Tied to Obesity in Moms-to-Be
    (04-Nov-2014)
    As weight increased, so did apparent risk, researchers say

  • FDA: Supplements, Meds Can Be Dangerous Mix
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Combination can alter drug absorption, agency warns

  • 'Purpose in Life' a Boon to Your Health
    (03-Nov-2014)
    Study found those who felt their life had meaning were more likely to get screening tests such as colonoscopies, mammograms

  • Health Tip: Don't Waste Fruits and Veggies
    (03-Nov-2014)
    Suggestions when cooking for one

  • Health Tip: Don't Waste Fruits and Veggies
    (03-Nov-2014)
    Suggestions when cooking for one

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Lowers Type 2 Diabetes Risk, Study Shows
    (03-Nov-2014)
    Obese people who had gastric bypass, banding were 80 percent less likely to develop blood sugar disease

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Lowers Type 2 Diabetes Risk, Study Shows
    (03-Nov-2014)
    Obese people who had gastric bypass, banding were 80 percent less likely to develop blood sugar disease

  • Study Confirms Obesity-Breast Cancer Link for Blacks, Hispanics
    (31-Oct-2014)
    You can't change your genes, but you can control your weight, researcher says

  • Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say

  • Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say

  • FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

  • FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

  • First Vaccine Approved for B Strains of Meningitis
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Among people aged 10 to 25

  • FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Trumenba guards against type of bacteria that is one of leading causes of life-threatening disease

  • Health Tip: Change Your Diet to Help Lower Blood Pressure
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Munch on lots of fruit and veggies

  • FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

  • Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

  • Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer

  • Health Tip: Cooking Can Be Challenging With Arthritis
    (28-Oct-2014)
    Meal planning can help ease the strain

  • Vitamin D May Not Prevent Return of Women's Infection After All
    (28-Oct-2014)
    Repeat episodes of vaginosis no less likely with supplements, says study

  • 'Prehabilitation' Before Colon Cancer Surgery May Aid Recovery
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Study finds pre-op exercise, diet and relaxation program helps after procedure

  • Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Findings don't apply to regular chocolate or hot cocoa, however

  • Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Excess weight linked to doubled risk of leftover cancer cells after chemotherapy

  • Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Excess weight linked to doubled risk of leftover cancer cells after chemotherapy

  • Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating
    (25-Oct-2014)
    Make sure costumes are visible, discard homemade goodies, expert advises

  • Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Get doctor's approval before starting a diet

  • New Treatment Approved for Rare Form of Hemophilia
    (24-Oct-2014)
    The bleeding disorder affects both males and females

  • Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

  • Researchers Say Antibiotics in Fish a Health Concern
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Although levels are below government limits, scientists believe it contributes to antibiotic resistance

  • Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says

  • Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

  • Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Get doctor's approval before starting a diet

  • Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

  • Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later
    (23-Oct-2014)
    Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study finds

  • Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later
    (23-Oct-2014)
    Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study finds

  • Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

  • Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

  • Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say many products with banned substances for sale six months later

  • Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches, Scientists Report
    (22-Oct-2014)
    But experts find the study too small, problem too rare to be of concern

  • Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say many products with banned substances for sale six months later

  • Health Tip: Dish Up Healthier Halloween Goodies
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Non-candy alternatives

  • Use Chia Seeds With Caution, Researcher Warns
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Never eat them dry, especially if you have swallowing problems, expert says

  • Health Tip: Snacking After School
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Take steps to avoid getting sick

  • Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds
    (21-Oct-2014)
    But experts say genes aren't destiny

  • Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds
    (21-Oct-2014)
    But experts say genes aren't destiny

  • For Infertility Treatment, Should He Drink Less Coffee, More Booze?
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Study suggests male beverage consumption affects in vitro fertilization results

  • Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Experts say findings have troubling implications for use of drugs to treat livestock

  • Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Experts say findings have troubling implications for use of drugs to treat livestock

  • Regular Doctor Visits Help Control Blood Pressure, Study Says
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Having health insurance also associated with better readings

  • Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods
    (18-Oct-2014)
    Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

  • Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods
    (18-Oct-2014)
    Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

  • Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods
    (18-Oct-2014)
    Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

  • Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods
    (18-Oct-2014)
    Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

  • Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods
    (18-Oct-2014)
    Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

  • Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods
    (18-Oct-2014)
    Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

  • Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods
    (18-Oct-2014)
    Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

  • Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds
    (17-Oct-2014)
    People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

  • Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds
    (17-Oct-2014)
    People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

  • Health Tip: Watch Your Family's Portion Sizes
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Use smaller plates and bowls

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Your Coffee, But ...
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Don't overdo the sweeteners and added fats

  • Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds
    (17-Oct-2014)
    People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

  • Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds
    (17-Oct-2014)
    People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

  • Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Researchers saw some improvement in winter-related symptoms

  • Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds
    (17-Oct-2014)
    People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

  • Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach?
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Study suggests some overweight people might get better results from more aggressive dieting

  • Esbriet, Ofev Approved to Treat Deadly Lung Disease
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Drugs help slow decline of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

  • 'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles'
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say

  • If You Do Gain Weight, Polyunsaturated Fats May Prevent Some Damage
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Sunflower oil linked to better cholesterol readings, study finds

  • Gut Microbes Tied to Jet Lag, Shift-Work Weight Gain
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Body's helpful bacteria may have internal clocks, too, researchers suggest

  • If You Do Gain Weight, Polyunsaturated Fats May Prevent Some Damage
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Sunflower oil linked to better cholesterol readings, study finds

  • Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach?
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Study suggests some overweight people might get better results from more aggressive dieting

  • Gut Microbes Tied to Jet Lag, Shift-Work Weight Gain
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Body's helpful bacteria may have internal clocks, too, researchers suggest

  • 'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles'
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found

  • Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach?
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Study suggests some overweight people might get better results from more aggressive dieting

  • Obesity and Depression Often Twin Ills, Study Finds
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Nature of connection isn't clear, but both conditions can be treated, experts say

  • Gut Microbes Tied to Jet Lag, Shift-Work Weight Gain
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Body's helpful bacteria may have internal clocks, too, researchers suggest

  • 'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles'
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found

  • 'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles'
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found

  • Gut Microbes Tied to Jet Lag, Shift-Work Weight Gain
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Body's helpful bacteria may have internal clocks, too, researchers suggest

  • Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach?
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Study suggests some overweight people might get better results from more aggressive dieting

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say

  • Immune Therapy Induces Remission for Many With a Tough-to-Treat Blood Cancer
    (15-Oct-2014)
    But, some advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients relapsed, study finds

  • Urinary Prosthetic Device for Women Approved
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Helps those who can't contract bladder muscles

  • Another Study Links Mediterranean Diet to Better Heart Health
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Healthy eating may not always prevent metabolic syndrome, but may reverse it

  • Race Doesn't Affect Obesity's Toll on Health
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Obese blacks were no more or less likely to die early than were obese whites, research shows

  • Could Vitamin D Make Childbirth Less Painful?
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Study finds women with higher levels needed less medication

  • Drug-Coated Balloon Catheter Approved
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Designed to clear clogged arteries in thigh and knee

  • Eating Disorders May Start in Elementary School
    (13-Oct-2014)
    They're often linked with other mental health issues, researchers say

  • Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Having both parents present, eating in kitchen also linked to healthier weights, researchers report

  • Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Researchers caution that not everyone improved, and findings are preliminary

  • Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Having both parents present, eating in kitchen also linked to healthier weights, researchers report

  • Obesity May Speed Aging of the Liver, Study Suggests
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Heavier people might be more prone to liver cancer, insulin problems, researchers say

  • Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Having both parents present, eating in kitchen also linked to healthier weights, researchers report

  • Akynzeo Approved for Side Effects of Chemotherapy
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Drug helps ease nausea, vomiting

  • FDA OKs Once-a-Day Drug for Chronic Hepatitis C
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Harvoni, a combination pill, blocks enzymes that virus needs to multiply

  • Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

  • Even Decaf Coffee May Help the Liver
    (10-Oct-2014)
    New study echoes prior findings and suggests caffeine isn't the key ingredient in the effect

  • Health Tip: Enjoy the Fruits (and Veggies) of Autumn
    (09-Oct-2014)
    Suggestions for nutritious fall produce

  • Fried Foods Linked to Raised Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy
    (09-Oct-2014)
    Seven or more weekly portions of greasy fare may double odds, researchers say

  • Body May Change Bad Fat to Good After Exposure to Cold
    (09-Oct-2014)
    But researchers say obesity and inflammation may blunt this effect

  • Body May Change Bad Fat to Good After Exposure to Cold
    (09-Oct-2014)
    But researchers say obesity and inflammation may blunt this effect

  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

  • Laxative Type Might Influence Colon Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Fiber-based formulations seem to lower chances for the disease, non-fiber products seem to raise them

  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

  • Laxative Type Might Influence Colon Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Fiber-based formulations seem to lower chances for the disease, non-fiber products seem to raise them

  • Chain Restaurants Cutting Calories
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Many offering new selections that have roughly 12 percent fewer calories, researchers report

  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

  • Chain Restaurants Cutting Calories
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Many offering new selections that have roughly 12 percent fewer calories, researchers report

  • Obese Kids May Show Early Signs of Heart Trouble
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Study found they have higher blood pressure, higher levels of 'bad' cholesterol than normal-weight kids

  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

  • Chain Restaurants Cutting Calories
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Many offering new selections that have roughly 12 percent fewer calories, researchers report

  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

  • Some People Are Born Java Junkies, Study Suggests
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Research identifies genes linked to the body's response to caffeine in coffee

  • Some People Are Born Java Junkies, Study Suggests
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Research identifies genes linked to the body's response to caffeine in coffee

  • The Heavier Your Fellow Diners, the More You May Eat
    (06-Oct-2014)
    When companion was overweight, people ate more food, less healthy food, researchers found

  • The Heavier Your Fellow Diners, the More You May Eat
    (06-Oct-2014)
    When companion was overweight, people ate more food, less healthy food, researchers found

  • The Heavier Your Fellow Diners, the More You May Eat
    (06-Oct-2014)
    When companion was overweight, people ate more food, less healthy food, researchers found

  • Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries
    (05-Oct-2014)
    Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

  • Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries
    (05-Oct-2014)
    Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

  • Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries
    (05-Oct-2014)
    Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

  • Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries
    (05-Oct-2014)
    Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

  • Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries
    (05-Oct-2014)
    Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

  • Health Tip: Are You at a Healthy Weight?
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Use body-mass index to help decide

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Always Help With Depression
    (03-Oct-2014)
    About 4 percent of obese patients report negative mood changes months after procedure, study finds

  • Health Tip: Are You at a Healthy Weight?
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Use body-mass index to help decide

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Always Help With Depression
    (03-Oct-2014)
    About 4 percent of obese patients report negative mood changes months after procedure, study finds

  • The Obese Are Frequent Targets for Cyberbullies
    (03-Oct-2014)
    'Fat' jokes, other negative messages common on social media sites, and women are often singled out, study finds

  • Gout May Be Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk: Study
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Women with this form of arthritis are more susceptible, researchers say

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Always Help With Depression
    (03-Oct-2014)
    About 4 percent of obese patients report negative mood changes months after procedure, study finds

  • The Obese Are Frequent Targets for Cyberbullies
    (03-Oct-2014)
    'Fat' jokes, other negative messages common on social media sites, and women are often singled out, study finds

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Always Help With Depression
    (03-Oct-2014)
    About 4 percent of obese patients report negative mood changes months after procedure, study finds

  • The Obese Are Frequent Targets for Cyberbullies
    (03-Oct-2014)
    'Fat' jokes, other negative messages common on social media sites, and women are often singled out, study finds

  • Health Tip: Choosing Mouth-Healthy Foods
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Edibles that are better for your teeth

  • Health Tip: Plan Ahead for Healthy Dinners
    (01-Oct-2014)
    And avoid last-minute stress

  • Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

  • Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Breast-feeding, waiting to introduce foods with gluten didn't prevent autoimmune disorder

  • Oncologists' Group Calls for Measures to Curb Obesity-Related Cancers
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Better screening and treatments for obesity top to-do list, experts say

  • Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

  • Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 Diabetes
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Some past research had suggested a possible benefit against the disease

  • Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note

  • Can Exercise Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Your Genes May Be Key
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Some obese people have DNA that makes it tougher for workouts to fend off the disease, study suggests

  • Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

  • Could a 'Fat Tongue' Be a Factor in Sleep Apnea?
    (30-Sep-2014)
    In study, obese people with the disorder tended to have more fat at base of tongue

  • Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Researchers criticize FDA for lax oversight; agency defends its approach

  • Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood

  • Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Researchers suspect broad-spectrum versions change makeup of microbes in gut

  • Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood

  • Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Researchers suspect broad-spectrum versions change makeup of microbes in gut

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Child's Weight Down
    (26-Sep-2014)
    Or he could become obese later

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Child's Weight Down
    (26-Sep-2014)
    Or he could become obese later

  • Obese Teen Boys May Make Less Once They Enter Workforce: Study
    (26-Sep-2014)
    Bullying may be to blame, but research doesn't prove cause-and-effect

  • Stress Might Be Even More Unhealthy for the Obese
    (26-Sep-2014)
    Repeated exposure tied to escalation of inflammatory protein levels, but only in overweight people, study finds

  • Stress Might Be Even More Unhealthy for the Obese
    (26-Sep-2014)
    Repeated exposure tied to escalation of inflammatory protein levels, but only in overweight people, study finds

  • Junk Food Cravings Linked to Brain Lapse
    (25-Sep-2014)
    Reduced activity in the area that controls self-restraint can boost high-calorie cravings, study shows

  • Obesity Isn't Sole Cause of Type 2 Diabetes
    (25-Sep-2014)
    Researchers uncover new genetic mutations, other contributing factors

  • Increasing Skirt Sizes May Hike Your Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (25-Sep-2014)
    British researchers suggest that going up a size every 10 years raised chances of disease by 33 percent

  • Obesity Isn't Sole Cause of Type 2 Diabetes
    (25-Sep-2014)
    Researchers uncover new genetic mutations, other contributing factors

  • Increasing Skirt Sizes May Hike Your Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (25-Sep-2014)
    British researchers suggest that going up a size every 10 years raised chances of disease by 33 percent

  • Study: Family-Based Therapy Can Aid Those With Anorexia
    (24-Sep-2014)
    Teaching parents to help their children with eating behaviors may lead to faster weight gain, researchers say

  • Soda Giants Pledge to Make Calorie Cuts in Their Drinks
    (24-Sep-2014)
    Effort aimed at curbing U.S. obesity epidemic; health experts call it positive step to boost public health

  • Soda Giants Pledge to Make Calorie Cuts in Their Drinks
    (24-Sep-2014)
    Effort aimed at curbing U.S. obesity epidemic; health experts call it positive step to boost public health

  • Soda Giants Pledge to Make Calorie Cuts in Their Drinks
    (24-Sep-2014)
    Effort aimed at curbing U.S. obesity epidemic; health experts call it positive step to boost public health

  • Blood Test for Yeast Infections Approved
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Rare infections primarily affect people with weakened immune systems

  • FDA Warns Doctors of Danger From Fake Drugs
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Health care providers ordering meds should view 'too good to be true' offers with suspicion, agency says

  • Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says
    (22-Sep-2014)
    New treatments might aid those who can't tolerate medications

  • Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say

  • Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages

  • Health Tip: Don't Fall for Food Safety Myths
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Here are the facts

  • Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk?
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Study reinforces benefits of taking supplements as recommended

  • Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say

  • College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds
    (21-Sep-2014)
    Freshmen unsure that they'll make the right choices

  • FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says

  • Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    (19-Sep-2014)
    New drug helps regulate blood sugar

  • Health Tip: Getting More Whole Grains
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Include one in your breakfast menu

  • Health Tip: Losing Weight After Baby
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Give your body time to recover first

  • FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products

  • Health Tip: Why Proteins Are Essential
    (18-Sep-2014)
    They're the body's building blocks

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Nutrients also have little effect on rates of cataract removal, study involving men over 50 finds

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Nutrients also have little effect on rates of cataract removal, study involving men over 50 finds

  • Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Scientists saw changes in helpful gut bacteria, which can affect some people's ability to process glucose

  • FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

  • Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Scientists saw changes in helpful gut bacteria, which can affect some people's ability to process glucose

  • Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products: Report
    (17-Sep-2014)
    16 companies exceeded pledge, but more work needed, experts say

  • PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other

  • Health Tip: Avoiding Salmonella From Your Pet
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Wash hands after handling food for Fluffy or Fido

  • Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Internet can offer constant, cost-effective support for dieters, London researchers say

  • Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Internet can offer constant, cost-effective support for dieters, London researchers say

  • Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products: Report
    (17-Sep-2014)
    16 companies exceeded pledge, but more work needed, experts say

  • Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Internet can offer constant, cost-effective support for dieters, London researchers say

  • Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Scientists saw changes in helpful gut bacteria, which can affect some people's ability to process glucose

  • Movantik Approved for Constipation From Opioids
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Painkillers frequently cause irregularity

  • U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

  • U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

  • Health Tip: Add Iron to Your Diet During Pregnancy
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Suggestions for what to eat

  • Hog Workers May Bring Drug-Resistant Bacteria Home
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Almost half persistently tested positive for livestock-linked germs, small study finds

  • Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Two or more servings weekly might prevent or delay chronic health problem for women, research suggests

  • Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (12-Sep-2014)
    About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

  • Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say

  • Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (12-Sep-2014)
    About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

  • Novel Weight-Loss Drug Is Approved
    (11-Sep-2014)
    For obese people or overweight people with weight-related health condition

  • Novel Weight-Loss Drug Is Approved
    (11-Sep-2014)
    For obese people or overweight people with weight-related health condition

  • FDA Approves New Obesity Drug
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Contrave combines two existing drugs that treat addiction and depression

  • Health Tip: Choose Healthier Beverages
    (11-Sep-2014)
    And avoid extra calories

  • Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual for them, research suggests

  • Golden Retriever Study Sniffs for Cancer Clues
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Researchers enrolling 3,000 dogs to learn about risk factors for canine disease

  • 'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study
    (11-Sep-2014)
    This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say

  • 'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study
    (11-Sep-2014)
    This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say

  • Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual for them, research suggests

  • 'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study
    (11-Sep-2014)
    This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say

  • Novel Weight-Loss Drug Is Approved
    (11-Sep-2014)
    For obese people or overweight people with weight-related health condition

  • FDA Approves New Obesity Drug
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Contrave combines two existing drugs that treat addiction and depression

  • Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual for them, research suggests

  • FDA Approves New Obesity Drug
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Contrave combines two existing drugs that treat addiction and depression

  • 'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study
    (11-Sep-2014)
    This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say

  • Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

  • Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who gain in the abdomen have highest increase

  • Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

  • Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

  • Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

  • Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who gain in the abdomen have highest increase

  • Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

  • Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
    (09-Sep-2014)
    People taking the low-dose omega-3 supplements had fewer monthly seizures, but more research is needed

  • Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

  • Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

  • Canine Cancer Treatments Getting More Dog-Specific
    (05-Sep-2014)
    FDA expert details what you need to know to help your 'best friend'

  • NephroCheck Test Approved to Predict Kidney Injury Risk
    (05-Sep-2014)
    Screens for decline of kidney function within 12 hours

  • Water: Too Much of a Good Thing Can Be Deadly for Athletes
    (05-Sep-2014)
    Drinking way more fluid than your body needs is dangerous, expert says

  • FDA Approves New Drug to Combat Melanoma
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Experts in the fight against the deadly skin cancer see Keytruda's OK as big step forward

  • Keytruda Approved for Advanced Melanoma
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Nearly 10,000 in U.S. expected to die this year from deadly skin cancer

  • Health Tip: Drugs and Foods Can Interact
    (04-Sep-2014)
    And some people are at greater risk of problems

  • Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women
    (04-Sep-2014)
    But it's not clear if foods rich in this nutrient actually caused the lower risk

  • Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer?
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Study raises questions about the effect of its estrogen-like properties

  • Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Positive effect wasn't seen in normal weight or overweight women, study found

  • Obesity Remains Rampant Across America
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Two new studies present troubling picture overall with state-by-state disparities

  • Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women
    (04-Sep-2014)
    But it's not clear if foods rich in this nutrient actually caused the lower risk

  • Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Positive effect wasn't seen in normal weight or overweight women, study found

  • Health Tip: Looking for the Right Weight-Loss Plan?
    (03-Sep-2014)
    It should including provisions for keeping the weight off

  • Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked to Food Allergies
    (03-Sep-2014)
    Girl's severe reaction traced to streptomycin-treated blueberries

  • Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

  • No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

  • Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

  • Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

  • No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

  • No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

  • Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly
    (02-Sep-2014)
    But Americans still eat too few vegetables and too much salt, survey finds

  • Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Viewers of fast-paced films filled up on more snacks, study found

  • More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Human milk contains important immunological protection for children, study authors say

  • Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Viewers of fast-paced films filled up on more snacks, study found

  • Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

  • Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

  • No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

  • 'Spare Tire' May Be Especially Bad for Your Blood Pressure
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Weight gain around the middle was key to rising risk for hypertension, study found

  • Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight

  • Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

  • Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Viewers of fast-paced films filled up on more snacks, study found

  • Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

  • Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

  • Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

  • Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly
    (02-Sep-2014)
    But Americans still eat too few vegetables and too much salt, survey finds

  • Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight

  • Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

  • Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Viewers of fast-paced films filled up on more snacks, study found

  • Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

  • Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries
    (01-Sep-2014)
    Study found program seemed to make low-cal fare an easy choice for a small group of overweight people

  • Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries
    (01-Sep-2014)
    Study found program seemed to make low-cal fare an easy choice for a small group of overweight people

  • Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels
    (29-Aug-2014)
    Have the child check each snack's nutrition

  • Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients?
    (29-Aug-2014)
    Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to recommend reducing sodium intake

  • Health Tip: Eating When You're Not Hungry
    (28-Aug-2014)
    Things that may spur unhealthy habit

  • Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21
    (28-Aug-2014)
    16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says

  • Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21
    (28-Aug-2014)
    16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Foodborne Illness
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Wash hands frequently

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Today's Parents Less Able to Spot Obesity in Their Kids: Study
    (25-Aug-2014)
    Research suggests they aren't recognizing overweight in children as readily as they did in years past

  • Bullying Starts Before School Years Begin, Study Finds
    (25-Aug-2014)
    And obese boys more likely to be both bully and bullied than slimmer peers, researchers report

  • Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Dietitian shares shopping guidelines

  • Health Tip: Healthy Grilling Options
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Choose from a variety of meats, veggies and fruit

  • Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Dietitian shares shopping guidelines

  • New Test Helps Diagnose Type 1 Diabetes
    (21-Aug-2014)
    But negative result doesn't rule out disease, FDA warns

  • U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Drugs containing hydrocodone, which include Vicodin, would be affected

  • Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Guideline is prompted by concerns about mercury exposure

  • Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Sticking with a fitness and nutrition plan can save more than $500 a year in health-care costs, study finds

  • Cerdelga Approved for Gaucher Disease
    (20-Aug-2014)
    People with rare disorder lack key enzyme

  • Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

  • Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study

  • Health Tip: Teach Children Not to Waste Food
    (19-Aug-2014)
    Make sure school lunch has food they'll eat

  • Lunchbox Hygiene Helps Prevent Foodborne Illness, Expert Says
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Pack a paper towel or wax paper so kids don't set food down on dirty tables

  • Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

  • Lunchbox Hygiene Helps Prevent Foodborne Illness, Expert Says
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Pack a paper towel or wax paper so kids don't set food down on dirty tables

  • Health Tip: Losing Weight May Help Against Osteoarthritis
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Too much weight can strain joints

  • Beware Fake Ebola Treatments on the Internet, FDA Says
    (15-Aug-2014)
    There are no approved treatments or preventive drugs against the deadly virus

  • Avastin Approved for Late-Stage Cervical Cancer
    (15-Aug-2014)
    More than 4,000 women projected to die this year from the disease

  • Health Tip: Losing Weight May Help Against Osteoarthritis
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Too much weight can strain joints

  • Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

  • FDA Approves New Kind of Insomnia Drug
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Belsomra acts on brain chemical that regulates sleep-wake cycle

  • Belsomra Approved for Insomnia
    (14-Aug-2014)
    First such drug designed to affect sleep-wake cycle

  • Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Study finds fatty, sugary foods raise risk of death linked to organ trouble

  • Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

  • Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Experts think anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help cancer treatments work better

  • Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

  • Women's Vitamin D Levels May Play Role in IVF Success
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Small study suggests deficiency in the nutrient might impair fertility

  • Are We Overdoing Salt Restrictions?
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Too little sodium can harm heart, study suggests

  • Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

  • Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

  • 40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent

  • 40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent

  • Are We Overdoing Salt Restrictions?
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Too little sodium can harm heart, study suggests

  • New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Approved
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Disease is the second-leading cause of cancer death in United States

  • Donor-Lung Preservation Device Approved
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Technology may lead to more transplants, FDA says

  • Obese More Likely to Survive Serious Bloodstream Infection
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Researchers aren't sure why extra weight seemed protective for sepsis

  • Health Tip: Brush Up on Nutrition for Back to School
    (11-Aug-2014)
    Start the year with a healthy eating plan

  • Plan Children's Meals That Make the Grade
    (09-Aug-2014)
    Put healthy foods on your back-to-school shopping list, dietitian advises

  • Coffee May Keep Your Ears From Ringing
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Study found women who drank more java were less likely to develop tinnitus

  • School Vending-Machine Bans May Not Boost Kids' Nutrition: Study
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Comprehensive school policies are needed, researchers say

  • Experts Issue Guidelines for Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Certain interventions may ease IBS, while others work against chronic constipation

  • Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Health officials share tips for keeping perishables safe

  • Eating Out Equals Eating More
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Study found dining at fast-food spots, restaurants added 200 calories a day, on average

  • Orbactiv Approved for Drug-Resistant Skin Infections
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Third such antibiotic sanctioned this year

  • Health Tip: Signs That an Elderly Person Isn't Eating Right
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Including unexplained weight loss

  • Eating Out Equals Eating More
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Study found dining at fast-food spots, restaurants added 200 calories a day, on average

  • Eating Out Equals Eating More
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Study found dining at fast-food spots, restaurants added 200 calories a day, on average

  • Health Tip: Feeding Your Body Essential Nutrients
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Here's what you should be eating

  • Pride Over Weight Loss May Help Drive Anorexia
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Researchers see need to redirect positive emotions

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Boost Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds
    (06-Aug-2014)
    But it's too soon to recommend supplements, dietary changes for prevention

  • Pride Over Weight Loss May Help Drive Anorexia
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Researchers see need to redirect positive emotions

  • Health Tip: Give Kids Nutritious Meals
    (05-Aug-2014)
    Suggestions for healthy offerings

  • 'Immunonutrition' Ill-Advised for ICU Patients on Feeding Tube, Study Says
    (05-Aug-2014)
    Adding agents to boost immune system might actually be harmful

  • The 'Bear' Facts on Obesity and Diabetes
    (05-Aug-2014)
    Hibernating grizzlies offer new clues to common human ailments, scientists say

  • Health Tip: Protecting Children's Teeth
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Don't put juice in baby's bottle

  • FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Jardiance works by boosting excretion of sugar from the kidneys, agency says

  • Jardiance Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Blocks re-absorption of blood sugar by kidneys

  • Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Experts warn that children under 5 are most vulnerable

  • Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Making breathing issues a priority can help improve their overall condition, researchers say

  • Obesity Might Slow You Down at Work
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Heavier people, no matter what age, may have less endurance in manufacturing jobs, study suggests

  • Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Making breathing issues a priority can help improve their overall condition, researchers say

  • Obesity Might Slow You Down at Work
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Heavier people, no matter what age, may have less endurance in manufacturing jobs, study suggests

  • Cholesterol Drugs May Speed Healing After Surgery
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Statin therapy may affect inflammatory response and help wounds recover, researchers say

  • Once-Daily Inhaler Approved for COPD
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Striverdi Respimat relaxes lung airways to improve breathing

  • Kids' Lunch Boxes Often Fall Short on Nutrition
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Less than one-third of home meals met federal standards for school-served foods, study finds

  • Hairdo Trumps Exercise for Many Black Women, Study Finds
    (31-Jul-2014)
    But shift toward lower-maintenance styles may free some up for physical activity

  • Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says

  • 1 in 4 U.S. Kids Underestimate Their Weight, Study Finds
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Kids and parents need education about healthy weight and healthful lifestyles, experts say

  • Hairdo Trumps Exercise for Many Black Women, Study Finds
    (31-Jul-2014)
    But shift toward lower-maintenance styles may free some up for physical activity

  • 1 in 4 U.S. Kids Underestimate Their Weight, Study Finds
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Kids and parents need education about healthy weight and healthful lifestyles, experts say

  • 1 in 4 U.S. Kids Underestimate Their Weight, Study Finds
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Kids and parents need education about healthy weight and healthful lifestyles, experts say

  • Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests
    (30-Jul-2014)
    If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

  • Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests
    (30-Jul-2014)
    If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

  • Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Study shows a benefit, but that tapers off after 5 servings per day

  • Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Study shows most common genetic link to obesity triggers activity in the brain's reward centers

  • Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests
    (30-Jul-2014)
    If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

  • Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Study shows most common genetic link to obesity triggers activity in the brain's reward centers

  • Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Researchers find later risk for obesity, alcohol abuse and eating disorders

  • It's 'Buyer Beware' for Decorative Contact Lenses, FDA Says
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Get an eye exam and a valid prescription to help prevent eye damage, experts caution

  • Health Tip: Grill Fruits and Veggies
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Meat isn't the only grill-able food

  • Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods
    (29-Jul-2014)
    To improve their eating habits, don't dwell on the benefits of fruits, veggies, researchers say

  • Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

  • Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods
    (29-Jul-2014)
    To improve their eating habits, don't dwell on the benefits of fruits, veggies, researchers say

  • Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

  • Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Researchers find later risk for obesity, alcohol abuse and eating disorders

  • FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica for Form of Leukemia
    (28-Jul-2014)
    People with CLL and a specific genetic anomaly can now get the therapy

  • Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students
    (28-Jul-2014)
    Kids aren't avoiding healthier fare or throwing more food away, research shows

  • Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills
    (28-Jul-2014)
    Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

  • Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes
    (28-Jul-2014)
    Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it

  • Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain
    (28-Jul-2014)
    Study found overweight kids who had surgery were more likely to become obese within seven months

  • Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says
    (25-Jul-2014)
    Researchers monitored stool samples of two people for a year

  • Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'
    (25-Jul-2014)
    Study shows they finish 92 percent of what's on their plates, kids eat just 59 percent

  • Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'
    (25-Jul-2014)
    Study shows they finish 92 percent of what's on their plates, kids eat just 59 percent

  • Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'
    (25-Jul-2014)
    Study shows they finish 92 percent of what's on their plates, kids eat just 59 percent

  • Human Brain Has Coping Mechanism for Dehydration
    (25-Jul-2014)
    The mind preserves oxygen to protect itself from the effects of too little fluid, research shows

  • Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're bothered by menopausal symptoms

  • Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy
    (24-Jul-2014)
    They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds

  • FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Targiniq ER contains naloxone, which blunts euphoria of oxycodone when tablet is crushed or broken

  • Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone Approved
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Targiniq includes naloxone, which blocks euphoric effect if pill is crushed or broken

  • Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Special incentives encourage consumption of fruits and vegetables, study says

  • Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy
    (24-Jul-2014)
    They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds

  • Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are
    (23-Jul-2014)
    They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note

  • Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer
    (23-Jul-2014)
    But label warns drug may be toxic to liver

  • Health Tip: Eating for Your Age
    (23-Jul-2014)
    Suggestions for men in their 60s

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence
    (23-Jul-2014)
    Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence
    (23-Jul-2014)
    Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report

  • Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are
    (23-Jul-2014)
    They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence
    (23-Jul-2014)
    Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report

  • Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

  • High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds

  • No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
    (21-Jul-2014)
    And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

  • Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

  • Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds
    (21-Jul-2014)
    But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

  • Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds
    (21-Jul-2014)
    But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

  • Food Safety Tips for the Summer
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Clean hands, proper food temperatures are key to preventing foodborne illnesses, expert says

  • Health Tip: Keep a Food Diary
    (18-Jul-2014)
    It may help you lose weight

  • Food Safety Tips for the Summer
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Clean hands, proper food temperatures are key to preventing foodborne illnesses, expert says

  • Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests

  • Exercise May Help Counter Health Risks of Sedentary Lifestyle
    (17-Jul-2014)
    'Fitter' couch potatoes weighed less and had better blood pressure, study reports

  • Ruconest Approved for Rare Genetic Disease
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Hereditary angioedema causes swelling of extremities, face and airways

  • Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests

  • Exercise May Help Counter Health Risks of Sedentary Lifestyle
    (17-Jul-2014)
    'Fitter' couch potatoes weighed less and had better blood pressure, study reports

  • Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises

  • Health Tip: Pack Healthy Beach Snacks
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Skip offerings from concession stands

  • Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Survey finds 3 out of 4 are getting these healthy foods each day

  • Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

  • Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

  • Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Though it lowered levels of compound associated with mental decline, no difference seen in thinking skills

  • Health Tip: Watching Your Weight During Pregnancy
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Helps foster a healthy size for baby

  • Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

  • Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Study found strong association between higher intake and lower odds for ALS

  • Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds
    (15-Jul-2014)
    But critics say the analysis misses some important points

  • A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

  • Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says
    (15-Jul-2014)
    They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

  • A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

  • Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

  • Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

  • Make Exercise Fun, Eat Less Afterwards
    (12-Jul-2014)
    Researchers found that people ate more if told their walk was exercise, rather than scenic stroll

  • Make Exercise Fun, Eat Less Afterwards
    (12-Jul-2014)
    Researchers found that people ate more if told their walk was exercise, rather than scenic stroll

  • Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds
    (10-Jul-2014)
    Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

  • 60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC
    (10-Jul-2014)
    More women rely on menu's health info than men

  • Health Tip: Measuring Your Waist
    (10-Jul-2014)
    It can help you determine if you're at a healthy weight

  • 60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC
    (10-Jul-2014)
    More women rely on menu's health info than men

  • 60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC
    (10-Jul-2014)
    More women rely on menu's health info than men

  • Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds
    (10-Jul-2014)
    Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

  • Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds
    (09-Jul-2014)
    Severe obesity most common among young adults, setting them up for health problems later in life

  • Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds
    (09-Jul-2014)
    Severe obesity most common among young adults, setting them up for health problems later in life

  • Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Fad diets aren't safe or effective

  • Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Fad diets aren't safe or effective

  • Study: Recalled Yogurt Tied to Fungus Infections
    (08-Jul-2014)
    One strain can cause infections in healthy people, researcher says; company disputes finding

  • Study: Recalled Yogurt Tied to Fungus Infections
    (08-Jul-2014)
    One strain can cause infections in healthy people, researcher says; company disputes finding

  • Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Fad diets aren't safe or effective

  • Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic: Study
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Sharp rise seen in number of Americans who didn't exercise, while calorie intake stayed steady

  • Will You Be Obese? Look at Your Sisters, Brothers
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Study found older sibling's obesity was strongest predictor for risk

  • Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Study
    (08-Jul-2014)
    As weight climbs, so do related deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer, researchers say

  • Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic: Study
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Sharp rise seen in number of Americans who didn't exercise, while calorie intake stayed steady

  • Will You Be Obese? Look at Your Sisters, Brothers
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Study found older sibling's obesity was strongest predictor for risk

  • Many Obese Women Face Stigma Every Day, Study Finds
    (07-Jul-2014)
    Daily diaries documented snubs, insults and put-downs

  • Obesity May Raise Risk of COPD
    (07-Jul-2014)
    Study found those with largest waist sizes more likely to develop lung disease

  • Many Obese Women Face Stigma Every Day, Study Finds
    (07-Jul-2014)
    Daily diaries documented snubs, insults and put-downs

  • Obesity May Raise Risk of COPD
    (07-Jul-2014)
    Study found those with largest waist sizes more likely to develop lung disease

  • Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

  • Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

  • Beleodaq Approved for Aggressive non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
    (03-Jul-2014)
    When lymph nodes become cancerous

  • Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Expert offers tips on avoiding food poisoning and reducing cancer risk from barbecued meat

  • Health Tip: Eating for Energy
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Eat just enough to satisfy hunger

  • Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Expert offers tips on avoiding food poisoning and reducing cancer risk from barbecued meat

  • Could Dark Chocolate Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation?
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Perhaps, but experts say there are better ways to obtain beneficial polyphenols

  • Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say

  • Could Dark Chocolate Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation?
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Perhaps, but experts say there are better ways to obtain beneficial polyphenols

  • Health Tip: Maintaining a Healthy Body Weight
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Weigh yourself often

  • Feeding Fido Raw Pet Food a Risky Choice: FDA
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Doing so raises risk of food poisoning for both you and your pet, agency warns

  • Feeding Fido Raw Pet Food a Risky Choice: FDA
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Doing so raises risk of food poisoning for both you and your pet, agency warns

  • Antibiotic Resistance Among Foodborne-Illness Germs a Mixed Bag: CDC
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Report found reduced resistance to treatments with some bugs, more resistance among others

  • FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Afrezza is taken at mealtimes, along with long-acting insulin or standard diabetes pills

  • Inhaled Medication Afrezza Approved to Treat Diabetes
    (30-Jun-2014)
    A rapid-acting inhaled insulin

  • Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

  • Gluten-Free Diet May Lift the 'Fog' of Celiac Patients, Study Says
    (27-Jun-2014)
    Scores on attention, memory tests improved after one year

  • Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood
    (27-Jun-2014)
    Extreme stress even before conception can affect unborn child's weight, study suggests

  • Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood
    (27-Jun-2014)
    Extreme stress even before conception can affect unborn child's weight, study suggests

  • Numbing Medications Can Harm Teething Babies, FDA Warns
    (26-Jun-2014)
    Products containing lidocaine or benzocaine have been linked to serious illness and even death, agency says

  • Milk, Egg Allergies Seem to Make Parents Most Anxious
    (26-Jun-2014)
    Two-thirds of parents accurately assess severity of their child's food allergy, study reports

  • Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to High Blood Pressure
    (26-Jun-2014)
    Researchers recommend more studies to see if vitamin D supplements can lower pressure

  • Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to High Blood Pressure
    (26-Jun-2014)
    Researchers recommend more studies to see if vitamin D supplements can lower pressure

  • Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds
    (25-Jun-2014)
    If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

  • Some Acne Products Can Trigger Severe Allergic Reactions: FDA
    (25-Jun-2014)
    In rare instances, reactions are potentially life-threatening, agency says

  • Health Tip: Drink Lots of Fluids This Summer
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Suggestions for what to drink, and when

  • Neanderthal Poop Yields Clues to Early Man's Diet
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Analysis of ancient fecal matter suggests more plants were eaten than previously thought

  • Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds
    (25-Jun-2014)
    If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

  • Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds
    (25-Jun-2014)
    If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

  • 1 in 10 U.S. Beaches Fails Bacteria Test, Survey Finds
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Storm-water runoff, including sewage, continues to threaten swimmers' health

  • Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds
    (25-Jun-2014)
    If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

  • Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood
    (24-Jun-2014)
    But only the emotional boost seemed to last over the long-term, researchers say

  • Blood Pressure Kiosks May Not Always Give Accurate Readings
    (24-Jun-2014)
    FDA experts warn that if the cuff is too small or too large for your arm, the results may not be reliable

  • Health Tip: Eat Omega-3s During Pregnancy
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Many fish make great sources

  • Diets High in Dairy Might Boost Colon Cancer Survival, a Bit
    (24-Jun-2014)
    But, at least one expert strongly disagrees, and instead recommends that cancer patients avoid dairy

  • Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood
    (24-Jun-2014)
    But only the emotional boost seemed to last over the long-term, researchers say

  • Sivextro Approved for Severe Skin Infections
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Antibiotic can be injected or taken as a pill

  • People With Heart Disease, Diabetes May Be More Likely to Stay on Statins
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Study also finds former smokers, overweight better at taking cholesterol-lowering drugs as prescribed

  • Gut Microbes Differ in Obese or Diabetic People, Study Finds
    (23-Jun-2014)
    There's been research to suggest that changes in 'good' intestinal bacteria could affect health

  • FDA: Bee Pollen Weight Loss Products Pose Health Risks
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Some contain undeclared ingredients that can harm people with high blood pressure, other ailments, agency says

  • FDA: Bee Pollen Weight Loss Products Pose Health Risks
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Some contain undeclared ingredients that can harm people with high blood pressure, other ailments, agency says

  • Testosterone Products Must Warn About Risk of Venous Clots: FDA
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Announcement comes as agency continues broader review of the popular supplements' effects on heart

  • FDA: Bee Pollen Weight Loss Products Pose Health Risks
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Some contain undeclared ingredients that can harm people with high blood pressure, other ailments, agency says

  • FDA: Bee Pollen Weight Loss Products Pose Health Risks
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Some contain undeclared ingredients that can harm people with high blood pressure, other ailments, agency says

  • Rising Stroke Rate for Blacks in South Carolina, Study Finds
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Increase in stroke risk factors such as diabetes and high blood pressure may be to blame, researchers say

  • U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage

  • FDA Panel Backs Appetite-Curbing Implant for Severely Obese
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Agency committee says nerve-stimulating device may offer more benefits than risks

  • Soy Foods Don't Seem to Protect Against Uterine Cancer: Researchers
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Japanese scientists find no association in large, five-year study

  • FDA Panel Backs Appetite-Curbing Implant for Severely Obese
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Agency committee says nerve-stimulating device may offer more benefits than risks

  • Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life?
    (18-Jun-2014)
    But experts aren't sure that vitamin D is responsible for lower risk of dying from heart disease, cancer

  • FDA Panel Backs Appetite-Curbing Implant for Severely Obese
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Agency committee says nerve-stimulating device may offer more benefits than risks

  • 'Walkable' Neighborhoods May Help Cut Diabetes Rates
    (17-Jun-2014)
    Residents of areas that encourage walking also have lower obesity rates, Canadian research shows

  • Summer's The Perfect Time for Healthy Eating
    (17-Jun-2014)
    Select foods found in nature -- veggies, fruits, nuts and water, expert suggests

  • 'Walkable' Neighborhoods May Help Cut Diabetes Rates
    (17-Jun-2014)
    Residents of areas that encourage walking also have lower obesity rates, Canadian research shows

  • Caffeine Affects Teen Boys, Girls Differently, Study Says
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Slightly greater changes in heart rate, blood pressure seen in males

  • Health Tip: Dining on Dairy Foods
    (16-Jun-2014)
    What to opt for, and what to avoid

  • Caffeine Affects Teen Boys, Girls Differently, Study Says
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Slightly greater changes in heart rate, blood pressure seen in males

  • Lymphoseek Approved for Diagnosing Cancer Severity
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Imaging agent helps determine if squamous cell has spread to head and neck

  • Can Weight-Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk for the Obese?
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Study found it might cut chances to levels of normal-weight people, but experts view finding with caution

  • Can Weight-Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk for the Obese?
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Study found it might cut chances to levels of normal-weight people, but experts view finding with caution

  • Can Weight-Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk for the Obese?
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Study found it might cut chances to levels of normal-weight people, but experts view finding with caution

  • Low Cholesterol Levels May Spell Trouble for Kidney Cancer Patients
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Study found it was associated with spread of disease, raised death risk

  • When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On
    (12-Jun-2014)
    For certain kids, summer vacation adds unwanted pounds, review finds

  • Hot Dogs, Salami May Raise Men's Heart Failure Risk, Study Suggests
    (12-Jun-2014)
    But unprocessed red meat was not implicated in this research

  • When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On
    (12-Jun-2014)
    For certain kids, summer vacation adds unwanted pounds, review finds

  • When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On
    (12-Jun-2014)
    For certain kids, summer vacation adds unwanted pounds, review finds

  • Health Tip: Thawing Meat in Cold Water
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Make sure it's completely covered

  • Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Eating more fish, nuts, poultry may help, but findings don't prove cause-and-effect

  • Diets Rich in Protein May Help Protect Against Stroke
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Study found lean animal proteins like fish showed most benefit

  • Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Eating more fish, nuts, poultry may help, but findings don't prove cause-and-effect

  • Parents' Sleep May Affect Child's Risk of Obesity: Study
    (11-Jun-2014)
    All family members need adequate rest to protect against preschoolers' weight gain, experts say

  • Treating Sleep Apnea May Lower Heart Risks, Study Finds
    (11-Jun-2014)
    For obese patients, weight loss is recommended, too, expert says

  • Exercise May Spur More Varied Gut Microbes, Study Finds
    (10-Jun-2014)
    In turn, that may boost immune system and overall health, researchers note

  • Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Choose types lower in mercury, such as cod, salmon and tilapia, FDA and EPA say

  • Health Tip: Safely Marinate Food
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Suggestions to prevent cross-contamination

  • Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Choose types lower in mercury, such as cod, salmon and tilapia, FDA and EPA say

  • Health Tip: Safely Marinate Food
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Suggestions to prevent cross-contamination

  • Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Choose types lower in mercury, such as cod, salmon and tilapia, FDA and EPA say

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Ease Type 2 Diabetes Long-Term
    (10-Jun-2014)
    New 15-year study says these procedures outperform regular care for obese patients

  • U.S. Diabetes Cases Jump to 29 Million: CDC
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Nearly 1 in 10 people now face higher risks for various ills linked to the blood sugar disease, report finds

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Ease Type 2 Diabetes Long-Term
    (10-Jun-2014)
    New 15-year study says these procedures outperform regular care for obese patients

  • Men Who Take Statins May Exercise Less
    (09-Jun-2014)
    Activity declined most among those just starting the drug, study finds

  • New Hemophilia Remedy Offers Potential for Fewer Injections
    (09-Jun-2014)
    And fewer episodes of bleeding

  • FDA Sets Safety Standards for Infant Formula
    (09-Jun-2014)
    Rules call for periodic testing for nutritional content, good manufacturing practices

  • FDA Sets Safety Standards for Infant Formula
    (09-Jun-2014)
    Rules call for periodic testing for nutritional content, good manufacturing practices

  • Sizing Up Your Options for Hay Fever Relief
    (08-Jun-2014)
    Newly approved meds dial down your immune system's reaction to allergens

  • Study Disputes Notion That Breakfast Is Key to Weight Control
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Recommendation to eat breakfast every day for weight loss wasn't confirmed in testing

  • Are You Eating Enough 'Powerhouse' Vegetables?
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Chard, beet greens are among the most nutrient-packed, report finds

  • Weight Gain From Antidepressants Is Minimal, Study Suggests
    (05-Jun-2014)
    There's not much difference in the amount gained between the various drugs, researchers say

  • Study Disputes Notion That Breakfast Is Key to Weight Control
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Recommendation to eat breakfast every day for weight loss wasn't confirmed in testing

  • Could the 'Ulcer Bug' Guard Against Obesity?
    (05-Jun-2014)
    International review of countries found higher H. pylori rates corresponded with lower obesity rates

  • Kids' Obesity Risk Rises With Parents' Divorce: Study
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Stress, unhealthy coping strategies may be to blame, experts say

  • Are You Eating Enough 'Powerhouse' Vegetables?
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Chard, beet greens are among the most nutrient-packed, report finds

  • Weight Gain From Antidepressants Is Minimal, Study Suggests
    (05-Jun-2014)
    There's not much difference in the amount gained between the various drugs, researchers say

  • Kids' Obesity Risk Rises With Parents' Divorce: Study
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Stress, unhealthy coping strategies may be to blame, experts say

  • For Obese Diabetics, Weight-Loss Surgery May Work Best
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Those who had gastric bypass dropped the most weight, some saw their type 2 diabetes disappear, studies found

  • Health Tip: If You Aren't Hungry, Don't Eat
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Avoid eating out of boredom

  • For Obese Diabetics, Weight-Loss Surgery May Work Best
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Those who had gastric bypass dropped the most weight, some saw their type 2 diabetes disappear, studies found

  • Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says
    (03-Jun-2014)
    It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

  • Health Tip: Cook Healthier
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Trim fat from your diet

  • Fish, Exercise May Help Thwart Colon Cancer's Return: Study
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says

  • Food Handlers Cause Most Food-Poisoning Cases
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Norovirus spread in restaurants accounts for two-thirds of all outbreaks, CDC says

  • Food Handlers Cause Most Food-Poisoning Cases
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Norovirus spread in restaurants accounts for two-thirds of all outbreaks, CDC says

  • Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says
    (03-Jun-2014)
    It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

  • Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise
    (02-Jun-2014)
    By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival

  • New Test Helps Doctors ID Kidney Disease Cause
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Including autoimmune or infection

  • Health Tip: Eat Well, But Start Simple
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Don't forget breakfast

  • Health Tip: Get Protein From Veggies
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Here are good plant sources

  • More Evidence Links Poor Diet to Preterm Birth
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Researchers focused on eating habits in the year before conception

  • There's No 'Obesity Paradox' for Stroke, Study Finds
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Earlier findings suggesting that extra weight might be protective don't stand up, researchers say

  • Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics
    (30-May-2014)
    One-third who took Victoza lost 10 percent of body weight, researchers say

  • FDA Approves Generic Version of Painkiller Celebrex
    (30-May-2014)
    Medicine will carry warning alerting users of potential heart risks

  • Could White Bread Be Making You Fat?
    (30-May-2014)
    Risk of obesity higher with 2 or more portions daily, researchers say

  • Calcium Supplements Don't Raise Women's Heart Risks, Study Says
    (30-May-2014)
    But it's better to get this essential mineral from your diet, experts say

  • Could White Bread Be Making You Fat?
    (30-May-2014)
    Risk of obesity higher with 2 or more portions daily, researchers say

  • Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics
    (30-May-2014)
    One-third who took Victoza lost 10 percent of body weight, researchers say

  • Could White Bread Be Making You Fat?
    (30-May-2014)
    Risk of obesity higher with 2 or more portions daily, researchers say

  • Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics
    (30-May-2014)
    One-third who took Victoza lost 10 percent of body weight, researchers say

  • Calcium Supplements Don't Raise Women's Heart Risks, Study Says
    (30-May-2014)
    But it's better to get this essential mineral from your diet, experts say

  • Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss
    (29-May-2014)
    Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

  • Remote Monitoring Device Approved for Heart Patients
    (29-May-2014)
    Measures pulmonary artery pressure and heart rate

  • FDA Orders New Warning Labels for Tanning Beds
    (29-May-2014)
    All sunlamp devices must warn against use by people under 18, agency says

  • Obesity, Overweight Rates Jump Worldwide, Report Finds
    (29-May-2014)
    And United States is home to highest proportion of world's obese people, researchers add

  • Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss
    (29-May-2014)
    Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

  • Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss
    (29-May-2014)
    Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

  • Obesity, Overweight Rates Jump Worldwide, Report Finds
    (29-May-2014)
    And United States is home to highest proportion of world's obese people, researchers add

  • Many Pets Are Too Plump
    (29-May-2014)
    Measure food portions and provide daily exercise to keep your furry companions in shape, vet advises

  • Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss
    (29-May-2014)
    Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

  • Sagging Eyelids More Common in Men, Fair-Skinned and Overweight: Study
    (29-May-2014)
    A family history of condition also increases your risk

  • More Americans Working to Control Blood Pressure, Cholesterol: CDC
    (29-May-2014)
    But rates for these and other heart-healthy habits still fall far short of goals, agency says

  • Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss
    (29-May-2014)
    Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

  • Health Tip: Create a Healthier Salad
    (28-May-2014)
    Suggestions for what to add

  • Mediterranean Diet May Keep Kids Slimmer
    (28-May-2014)
    Children who followed eating plan were 15 percent less likely to be overweight, study finds

  • U.S. Teens' Cardiorespiratory Fitness Has Dropped in Last Decade: Report
    (28-May-2014)
    Overweight kids have worse fitness levels than those of normal weight

  • Obesity Crisis Has Scaled Even the Himalayas
    (28-May-2014)
    Rates in remote mountain villages are five times higher than two decades ago

  • Mediterranean Diet May Keep Kids Slimmer
    (28-May-2014)
    Children who followed eating plan were 15 percent less likely to be overweight, study finds

  • Obesity Crisis Has Scaled Even the Himalayas
    (28-May-2014)
    Rates in remote mountain villages are five times higher than two decades ago

  • U.S. Teens' Cardiorespiratory Fitness Has Dropped in Last Decade: Report
    (28-May-2014)
    Overweight kids have worse fitness levels than those of normal weight

  • FDA Approves Antibiotic for Skin Infections
    (27-May-2014)
    Dalvance (dalbavancin) should help against bacteria resistant to older drugs

  • Kids' Snacking Gets Less Nutritious as They Age
    (27-May-2014)
    With youngsters eating about three snacks daily, focus should be on healthy foods, says expert

  • Iodine Deficiency Common in Pregnancy, Pediatricians Warn
    (27-May-2014)
    Processed foods deprive women of iodized salt; supplementation recommended

  • Your Income Might Influence Your Risk for Certain Cancers
    (27-May-2014)
    Lifestyle-related disease, such as lung cancer, is more common among the poor, researchers find

  • Obesity Gene May Explain Why Some Gain Weight as They Age
    (27-May-2014)
    But experts say a healthy lifestyle can combat tendency to overeat

  • Iodine Deficiency Common in Pregnancy, Pediatricians Warn
    (27-May-2014)
    Processed foods deprive women of iodized salt; supplementation recommended

  • Iodine Deficiency Common in Pregnancy, Pediatricians Warn
    (27-May-2014)
    Processed foods deprive women of iodized salt; supplementation recommended

  • Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds
    (23-May-2014)
    Active children show fewer signs of future heart disease

  • FDA OKs Test to Improve Blood Donor-Recipient Matching
    (22-May-2014)
    New method uses genetics and computer technology to determine most compatible red blood cells

  • Illegal Online Meds Targeted in Worldwide Crackdown, FDA Says
    (22-May-2014)
    More than 19,600 packages seized in U.S., including drugs for diabetes, glaucoma and impotence

  • Consistent Protein Intake Key to Muscle Strength, Study Says
    (22-May-2014)
    Many Americans consume too little early in the day

  • Cheaper Food May Be Fueling U.S. Obesity Epidemic
    (22-May-2014)
    Americans spend just one-tenth of disposable income on food, an historic low, study finds

  • Yelp Can Help Spot Food Poisonings at Restaurants
    (22-May-2014)
    The online review service was used to identify several foodborne outbreaks in New York City

  • Yelp Can Help Spot Food Poisonings at Restaurants
    (22-May-2014)
    The online review service was used to identify several foodborne outbreaks in New York City

  • Cheaper Food May Be Fueling U.S. Obesity Epidemic
    (22-May-2014)
    Americans spend just one-tenth of disposable income on food, an historic low, study finds

  • Cheaper Food May Be Fueling U.S. Obesity Epidemic
    (22-May-2014)
    Americans spend just one-tenth of disposable income on food, an historic low, study finds

  • Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart
    (21-May-2014)
    Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

  • FDA OKs New Drug for Hard-to-Treat Colitis and Crohn's
    (21-May-2014)
    Injections of Entyvio may help when standard therapy for the digestive disorders has failed

  • Health Tip: Avoiding College Weight Gain
    (21-May-2014)
    Get enough exercise

  • Diet Tied to Better Breathing in COPD Patients
    (21-May-2014)
    Study suggests healthy eating might help improve lung function

  • Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart
    (21-May-2014)
    Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

  • Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart
    (21-May-2014)
    Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

  • In Elections, Thin May Help Bring the Win
    (21-May-2014)
    Study finds voters often shun more rotund candidates

  • Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart
    (21-May-2014)
    Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

  • Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart
    (21-May-2014)
    Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

  • High Cholesterol May Delay Parenthood, Study Suggests
    (20-May-2014)
    Whether lowering cholesterol in prospective parents will aid conception isn't clear, researchers say

  • FDA Approves New Artificial Sweetener
    (20-May-2014)
    Advantame can be used to sweeten coffee, tea and as an ingredient in cooking

  • FDA Approves New Artificial Sweetener
    (20-May-2014)
    Advantame can be used to sweeten coffee, tea and as an ingredient in cooking

  • Entyvio Approved for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease
    (20-May-2014)
    Two chronic gastrointestinal diseases

  • Diet, Lifestyle Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, Studies Find
    (20-May-2014)
    Eating high-fiber carbs, drinking less milk, avoiding diabetes and heart risk factors may help cut risk

  • FDA Approves New Artificial Sweetener
    (20-May-2014)
    Advantame can be used to sweeten coffee, tea and as an ingredient in cooking

  • Mouse Study Hints at How Mediterranean Diet Protects the Heart
    (19-May-2014)
    Researchers find unsaturated fats, vegetables combine to lower blood pressure

  • More Evidence Ties Poor Sleep to Obesity in Kids
    (19-May-2014)
    Study highlights need for consistent bedtime, experts say

  • Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help Ease Asthma
    (19-May-2014)
    Study did suggest the nutrient might help lower patients' dependence on inhaled steroids

  • People With High Blood Pressure Often Have a 'Salt Tooth'
    (16-May-2014)
    Small new study suggests that some may have an unhealthy preference for saltier food

  • People With High Blood Pressure Often Have a 'Salt Tooth'
    (16-May-2014)
    Small new study suggests that some may have an unhealthy preference for saltier food

  • Start Sleep Drug Lunesta at Lower Dose for Safety, FDA Says
    (15-May-2014)
    Agency points to studies showing daytime drowsiness that could interfere with driving

  • Another Downside to Obesity for Teens: Fewer Friends
    (15-May-2014)
    Study found rejection by normal-weight peers was common

  • Obesity May Raise Breast Cancer Death Risk for Some Women
    (15-May-2014)
    Study found younger, obese patients with estrogen receptor-positive disease were more likely to die

  • As Summer Arrives, CDC Offers Pool Chemical Safety Tips
    (15-May-2014)
    Injuries can occur when people ignore instructions or get careless with these hazardous products

  • Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S.
    (14-May-2014)
    CDC report says most common medications are for heart disease and high cholesterol

  • Health Tip: Choose Healthy Snacks
    (14-May-2014)
    Suggestions for busy students

  • Health Tip: Trim the Fat From Meat
    (14-May-2014)
    Suggestions from the American Heart Association

  • Adults With Autism at Risk for Many Health Problems: Study
    (14-May-2014)
    Research shows rates of mental, physical problems higher in these patients than among other adults

  • New Drug May Help Lower 'Bad' Cholesterol Beyond Statins
    (13-May-2014)
    Injectable therapy shows promise in global trial but more study needed, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Take Steps to Cut Cholesterol
    (13-May-2014)
    Limit fats derived from animals

  • College Students' Unhealthy Habits Can Mark Their Future
    (13-May-2014)
    Smoking, drinking, not eating right and not exercising will add up to future health woes, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Shop Smart at Farmers Markets
    (12-May-2014)
    Don't forget a shopping list

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Baby's Gas
    (12-May-2014)
    Is mom eating foods that may contribute?

  • Counseling Urged for Obese People at Higher Odds for Heart Disease: Experts
    (12-May-2014)
    Talking over strategies for exercise, healthy diet can give individuals the motivation they need, panel says

  • FDA Approves New Type of Anti-Clotting Drug
    (09-May-2014)
    Zontivity, which belongs to a novel class of drugs, reduced heart, stroke, cardiovascular death in patients

  • FDA OKs Artificial Arm That Does Complex Tasks
    (09-May-2014)
    DEKA Arm System allows user to multi-task, agency says

  • Bionic Prosthetic Arm Approved
    (09-May-2014)
    Helps amputees perform complex tasks by using signals from nearby muscles

  • Zontivity Approved For People at High-Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
    (08-May-2014)
    Drug designed to reduce blood clots

  • Fruits and Veggies May Lower Stroke Risk
    (08-May-2014)
    Aim for at least four to five a day, experts advise

  • Many Iraq-Afghanistan War Vets Struggle to Find Enough Food: Study
    (08-May-2014)
    25 percent face food insecurity, which triggers other woes, Minnesota researchers find

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Prevent Heart Rhythm Disorder
    (08-May-2014)
    So-called 'bariatric' procedures appear to cut risk of atrial fibrillation, researchers report

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Prevent Heart Rhythm Disorder
    (08-May-2014)
    So-called 'bariatric' procedures appear to cut risk of atrial fibrillation, researchers report

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Prevent Heart Rhythm Disorder
    (08-May-2014)
    So-called 'bariatric' procedures appear to cut risk of atrial fibrillation, researchers report

  • Nicotine Poisoning of Infant Highlights 'E-Cig' Dangers, Docs Report
    (07-May-2014)
    10-month-old boy was sickened but survived toxic ingestion of liquid used for 'vaping'

  • Could Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Strip Foods of Some Nutrients?
    (07-May-2014)
    Study suggests significant decline in amounts of zinc, iron as CO2 becomes more abundant in the atmosphere

  • Health Tip: Understanding Childhood Obesity
    (07-May-2014)
    Why extra weight is dangerous

  • Ultrasound of Lymph Nodes No Less Accurate for Obese Women, Study Says
    (07-May-2014)
    Findings are 'reassuring' for breast cancer patients, according to researcher

  • Could Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Strip Foods of Some Nutrients?
    (07-May-2014)
    Study suggests significant decline in amounts of zinc, iron as CO2 becomes more abundant in the atmosphere

  • Could Energy Drinks Be Wrong Choice for Some Teens?
    (06-May-2014)
    Unhealthy behaviors may be more common in those who consume the beverages, research suggests

  • Daily Aspirin Regimen Not Safe for Everyone, FDA Warns
    (06-May-2014)
    It may cause more harm than good in those who have not experienced heart problems or stroke

  • Health Tip: Growing a Healthy Garden
    (06-May-2014)
    Make sure your space gets enough sun

  • Could Energy Drinks Be Wrong Choice for Some Teens?
    (06-May-2014)
    Unhealthy behaviors may be more common in those who consume the beverages, research suggests

  • Weight Gain Fears Keep Some Smokers From Quitting
    (06-May-2014)
    Docs can help by addressing diet maintenance in cessation plans, researchers say

  • Mom-to-Be's TV Habits Might Affect Her Child's Weight: Study
    (06-May-2014)
    Watching during mealtime, infant feedings may set stage for childhood obesity

  • Sleep Apnea Linked to Raised Risk of Death in Pregnancy
    (06-May-2014)
    Study found an association but didn't prove the nighttime breathing disorder caused the higher risk

  • FDA Panel Says No to Over-the-Counter Allergy Drug Singulair
    (05-May-2014)
    Experts expressed relief at the decision, citing safety concerns

  • Prenatal Fish Oil Supplements May Not Boost Child's Brain Health, Study Finds
    (05-May-2014)
    Toddlers whose mothers took extra omega-3 daily were no smarter than other tots, researchers say

  • Despite Childhood Obesity Epidemic, Few Kids Tested for Cholesterol
    (05-May-2014)
    Study found that less that 4 percent had their blood levels tested, countering recent guidelines

  • One in 12 Older Americans Struggles to Afford Food: Study
    (02-May-2014)
    Not eating enough raises risk of host of health problems, researcher says

  • Does Higher-Priced Food Taste Better?
    (02-May-2014)
    Study found diners who paid double enjoyed their meals more

  • Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study
    (01-May-2014)
    British survey finds some young people link excess weight to laziness and lack of self-control

  • Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study
    (01-May-2014)
    British survey finds some young people link excess weight to laziness and lack of self-control

  • Low Vitamin D Linked to Aggressive, Advanced Prostate Cancers: Study
    (01-May-2014)
    Adequate levels may help keep cell growth in check, but researchers say more study needed

  • High-Fiber Diet May Aid Heart Attack Survivors
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests whole grains might be particularly important

  • Health Tip: Help Manage IBS With Diet
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Try these healthy eating strategies

  • Health Tip: Make Time for Breakfast
    (30-Apr-2014)
    And help your toddler get a healthy start

  • High-Fiber Diet May Aid Heart Attack Survivors
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests whole grains might be particularly important

  • Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque

  • Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque

  • FDA Moves Female Incontinence Device to 'High Risk' Status
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Vaginal mesh devices have been linked to pain, infection, other problems, agency says

  • Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Stress Fractures
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Get lots of vitamin D and calcium

  • 'Breast Milk Banks' Gain in Popularity
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Experts say they're safer than online milk-sharing sources

  • Ironclad Findings About Red Meat's Harms?
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Analysis of 21 studies may bolster case against a diet of steak

  • Calling Young Girls 'Fat' May Increase Their Teen-Obesity Risk
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Stigma alone could spur overeating, study authors say

  • Calling Young Girls 'Fat' May Increase Their Teen-Obesity Risk
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Stigma alone could spur overeating, study authors say

  • Health Tip: Why Am I Overweight?
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Factors that contribute to weight gain

  • Health Tip: Why Am I Overweight?
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Factors that contribute to weight gain

  • Could More Coffee Lower Your Odds for Diabetes?
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Yes, says study, but experts note there are better ways to reduce the risk

  • Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

  • Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

  • Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

  • Saturday Is National Drug Take-Back Day
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Rid your home of unused, expired prescription meds by turning them in at a collection site near you

  • FDA Advisers: Ban Use of Behavior-Modifying 'Shock Devices'
    (25-Apr-2014)
    The controversial tools are used on emotionally disabled kids at a Mass. facility

  • FDA Warns Against Bogus Autism Treatments
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Consumers should beware of false, misleading claims, says agency, which has issued warnings to makers

  • Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

  • Severe Obesity in Teens Tied to Possible Kidney Problems
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Study looked at young patients planning to undergo weight-loss surgery

  • Severe Obesity in Teens Tied to Possible Kidney Problems
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Study looked at young patients planning to undergo weight-loss surgery

  • Severe Obesity in Teens Tied to Possible Kidney Problems
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Study looked at young patients planning to undergo weight-loss surgery

  • FDA Reconsiders Behavior-Modifying 'Shock Devices'
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Agency meets Thursday to discuss outlawing tools used on emotionally disabled kids

  • FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Opponents of the increasingly popular devices worry about their impact on children

  • FDA Approves HPV Test as Initial Screen for Cervical Cancer
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Detects presence of high-risk strains of virus believed to cause disease

  • Health Tip: Eat Healthy
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Use your plate as a blueprint

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Kitchen Clean
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Wash countertops frequently

  • Kids' Genetic Risk for Obesity Rises With Age, Study Finds
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Between ages 4 and 10, genes seem to play increasing role in how big kids will grow

  • Vitamin D May Not Lower Seniors' Fall Risk
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Researchers conclude there isn't enough evidence to support supplement use

  • More Muscle May Help Kidney Dialysis Patients
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Small study found those with greater muscle mass could walk farther, reported better mental health

  • Kids' Genetic Risk for Obesity Rises With Age, Study Finds
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Between ages 4 and 10, genes seem to play increasing role in how big kids will grow

  • For Many Men, Impotence Is Treatable Without Drugs
    (23-Apr-2014)
    And there's a bonus: heart-healthy changes will boost overall well-being, too, experts say

  • For Many Men, Impotence Is Treatable Without Drugs
    (23-Apr-2014)
    And there's a bonus: heart-healthy changes will boost overall well-being, too, experts say

  • Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizures in Kids: Study
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Ativan, Valium both good options for emergency treatment, experts say

  • Could Cow Fertilizer Help Spread Antibiotic Resistance?
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Researchers found high levels of genes for drug resistance in manure from dairy cattle

  • Glaucoma Drug May Help Reverse Obesity-Related Vision Loss
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Study gave Diamox, along with weight-loss plan, to patients with a different eye disease

  • Glaucoma Drug May Help Reverse Obesity-Related Vision Loss
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Study gave Diamox, along with weight-loss plan, to patients with a different eye disease

  • Size of Fetus May Affect Stillbirth Risk
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Study linked abnormally low or high weight to greater odds of fetal death

  • Cyramza Approved for Stomach Cancer
    (21-Apr-2014)
    Disease kills more than 10,000 people annually

  • More People Worldwide Eating 'Healthy' Fats, Study Finds
    (18-Apr-2014)
    But consumption of harmful fats stuck at same levels as 20 years ago

  • How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Study authors recommend not grouping these dishes together

  • More People Worldwide Eating 'Healthy' Fats, Study Finds
    (18-Apr-2014)
    But consumption of harmful fats stuck at same levels as 20 years ago

  • Ragwitek Approved for Adult Ragweed Allergy
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Tablet placed under the tongue

  • Restaurants in Poor Areas Push Unhealthy Foods, Study Finds
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Making good meal choices is harder, researcher says

  • How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Study authors recommend not grouping these dishes together

  • Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

  • More People Worldwide Eating 'Healthy' Fats, Study Finds
    (18-Apr-2014)
    But consumption of harmful fats stuck at same levels as 20 years ago

  • Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

  • School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Kids ended up drinking less fat-free white milk, too, Oregon study finds

  • Most Medical Devices Approved for Kids Only Tested on Adults: Study
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Children need inclusion in clinical trials to ensure safety, effectiveness, researchers say

  • Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High
    (17-Apr-2014)
    New CDC report finds certain contaminants, such as Vibrio and E. coli, on the rise

  • FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Ragwitek helps the body immunize itself against the offending plant

  • School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Kids ended up drinking less fat-free white milk, too, Oregon study finds

  • Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High
    (17-Apr-2014)
    New CDC report finds certain contaminants, such as Vibrio and E. coli, on the rise

  • Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High
    (17-Apr-2014)
    New CDC report finds certain contaminants, such as Vibrio and E. coli, on the rise

  • Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Information from MRI scans might help in obesity, diabetes research

  • Small Childbirth Change Might Help Prevent Iron Deficiency in Babies: Study
    (17-Apr-2014)
    With mothers holding newborns differently, cord clamping could be delayed, researchers say

  • Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Study of more than 10,000 people suggests these infants may someday have more health problems

  • Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: Study
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Post-op rise in weight occurs mostly in younger, thinner children, research shows

  • Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories
    (16-Apr-2014)
    When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft

  • Leeches Help Save Woman's Ear After Pit Bull Mauling
    (16-Apr-2014)
    The 17-day treatment prevented blood vessel clogging that could threaten reconnection, surgeons say

  • Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories
    (16-Apr-2014)
    When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft

  • Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories
    (16-Apr-2014)
    When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft

  • FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Tanzeum is injected once a week and appears to help control blood sugar levels, agency says

  • Tanzeum Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Along with diet and exercise

  • Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests severely overweight people are slowed down by low 'sunshine vitamin' levels

  • Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Influence Child's Obesity Risk
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Study found that either too few or too many added pounds upped child's odds for being overweight

  • Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Weight counseling should start before pregnancy, expert says

  • Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Deaths from stroke also fell in the 8-year study from England

  • Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests severely overweight people are slowed down by low 'sunshine vitamin' levels

  • Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Weight counseling should start before pregnancy, expert says

  • Feed a Spouse, Starve an Argument?
    (14-Apr-2014)
    Study using voodoo dolls suggests irritable partners should grab a snack before speaking

  • Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study
    (14-Apr-2014)
    Researchers found a nationwide rise of the disease since late 1980s, and a parallel rise in obesity

  • Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

  • Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

  • Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

  • Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Poor body image behind both behaviors, expert says

  • Health Tip: Eating Fish During Pregnancy
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Avoid types that harbor lots of mercury

  • Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies?
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Study found more time on the social networking site was tied to greater likelihood of negative self-image

  • Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies?
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Study found more time on the social networking site was tied to greater likelihood of negative self-image

  • Study Links Coffee to Lower Liver Cancer Risk
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Daily drinkers had reduced risk of the most common form of liver malignancy, but researchers can't say why

  • Men With Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms
    (09-Apr-2014)
    British study finds that too many males associate anorexia, bulimia as only a woman's issue

  • High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Study found women who ate the most saturated fat were more likely to develop tumors

  • Free Drinking Water Available to Most U.S. Kids at School Lunch
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Study found Southern schools doing best at meeting USDA rule

  • High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Study found women who ate the most saturated fat were more likely to develop tumors

  • Obesity-Related Enzyme Targeted in Mouse Study
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Findings suggest new way to prompt body to burn extra energy

  • Restaurants Pose Double the Risk of Food Poisoning Compared to Homes: Study
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Many cases may be going unreported, consumer advocacy group adds

  • Obesity May Shorten Colon Cancer Survival
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Patients' risk of death rises with every 5-point increase in BMI, study suggests

  • Obesity-Related Enzyme Targeted in Mouse Study
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Findings suggest new way to prompt body to burn extra energy

  • Free Drinking Water Available to Most U.S. Kids at School Lunch
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Study found Southern schools doing best at meeting USDA rule

  • Health Tip: Confused About Healthy Eating?
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Here's expert advice

  • Arsenic in Well Water Tied to Less Brain Power in U.S. Study
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Researchers found students exposed to higher levels of the element had lower IQ test scores

  • Health Tip: Why Your Body Needs Fat
    (07-Apr-2014)
    And which fats are the healthier choices

  • Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Same effect was not seen in men, and high cheese intake was tied to poorer knee health

  • Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Review of 26 studies finds one serving per day tied to healthier arteries, especially in men

  • Childhood Obesity Adds Nearly $20K to Lifetime Medical Costs: Study
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Losing weight while young may help kids lower future health care expenses, researcher says

  • Could Dads' Obesity Raise Autism Risk for Kids?
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Study finds slight increase linked to weight of fathers, not mothers

  • More U.S. Children Severely Obese, Study Says
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Report, which conflicts with recent CDC review, finds growing number of kids likely to suffer serious health problems

  • Could Coffee Lower Death Risk From Liver Cirrhosis?
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Large study from China suggests 2 daily cups might offer protection in cases of non-viral hepatitis

  • Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

  • Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

  • FDA Approves Quick-Acting Drug to Reverse Prescription Painkiller ODs
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Evzio's OK is part of efforts to stem tide of overdoses from abuse of meds such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

  • FDA OKs Quick-Acting Antidote for Prescription Painkiller Overdose
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Evzio is part of efforts to stem health risks from abuse of drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

  • Could Coffee Lower Death Risk From Liver Cirrhosis?
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Large study from China suggests 2 daily cups might offer protection in cases of non-viral hepatitis

  • Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

  • How You Digest Carbs May Influence Weight Gain, Study Says
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Researchers focus on saliva-related gene

  • Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain During Menopause
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Eat right and get plenty of exercise

  • FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Oralair cuts symptoms linked to pollens of certain grasses

  • Under-the-Tongue Tablet Approved for Grass Allergies
    (02-Apr-2014)
    To be started 4 months before allergy season

  • Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain During Menopause
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Eat right and get plenty of exercise

  • Jury Still Out on Benefits of Vitamin D
    (02-Apr-2014)
    One of two reviews suggests it may help people live longer, but finding is not definitive

  • More Evidence That Probiotics Won't Ease Baby's Colic
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Parents gave Lactobacillus reuteri to colicky infants in study

  • Jury Still Out on Benefits of Vitamin D
    (02-Apr-2014)
    One of two reviews suggests it may help people live longer, but finding is not definitive

  • Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain During Menopause
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Eat right and get plenty of exercise

  • The Morning Light May Help You Stay Slim
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Study found people tended to be leaner if they got sun exposure earlier, rather than later, in day

  • Jury Still Out on Benefits of Vitamin D
    (02-Apr-2014)
    One of two reviews suggests it may help people live longer, but finding is not definitive

  • College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2014)
    But it's unclear what that means for later heart health, researchers say

  • The Morning Light May Help You Stay Slim
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Study found people tended to be leaner if they got sun exposure earlier, rather than later, in day

  • Monkeys on Very-Low-Cal Diet Lived Longer, Healthier Lives
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Jury is still out on whether such regimens could do the same for humans, experts say

  • Fruits and Veggies May Reduce Death Risk, Study Suggests
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Large 12-year review found the more daily portions you eat, the better off you are

  • Monkeys on Very-Low-Cal Diet Lived Longer, Healthier Lives
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Jury is still out on whether such regimens could do the same for humans, experts say

  • Monkeys on Very-Low-Cal Diet Lived Longer, Healthier Lives
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Jury is still out on whether such regimens could do the same for humans, experts say

  • Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

  • Topamax Approval for Migraines Expanded to Younger Users
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Adolescents ages 12-17 can now take the drug, FDA says

  • Long-Acting Clotting Agent Approved for Form of Hemophilia
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Alprolix requires less frequent injections

  • Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

  • More Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps People With Diabetes
    (31-Mar-2014)
    One-third of gastric-bypass patients kept type 2 diabetes under control without meds during three-year study

  • More Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps People With Diabetes
    (31-Mar-2014)
    One-third of gastric-bypass patients kept type 2 diabetes under control without meds during three-year study

  • Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

  • Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Abnormal levels seen in 1 of 3 children, possibly raising future heart disease risk, researcher says

  • Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Abnormal levels seen in 1 of 3 children, possibly raising future heart disease risk, researcher says

  • Overweight Teens Don't Share in Life-Expectancy Gains: Study
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Death before 50 more likely for those who were heavy during adolescence

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Cuts Risk for Heart Attack, Death: Study
    (28-Mar-2014)
    People who are obese and at risk for heart disease should consider surgery, researchers say

  • Underweight Even Deadlier Than Overweight, Study Says
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Death risk nearly doubled for excessively thin people

  • Underweight Even Deadlier Than Overweight, Study Says
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Death risk nearly doubled for excessively thin people

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Cuts Risk for Heart Attack, Death: Study
    (28-Mar-2014)
    People who are obese and at risk for heart disease should consider surgery, researchers say

  • Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

  • 'Grazing' Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard Meals
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Daily calories, not how often you eat, are what matter, study finds

  • Health Tip: Promote Good Oral Health in Children
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Don't offer sweetened drinks

  • 'Grazing' Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard Meals
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Daily calories, not how often you eat, are what matter, study finds

  • Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months,