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If you feel bombarded by conflicting advice on how to stay (or get) healthy, you’re not alone. Intermittent fasting, juice cleanses, and low-carb diet..
CIUDAD GUAYANA, Venezuela (Reuters) - On a recent morning in Venezuela’s southern jungle state of Bolivar, Amanda Santamaria, her two sons, one daught..
Cinnamaldehyde, the essential oil responsible for the flavor and color of cinnamon was found to have potentials in boosting metabolism. How does it wo..
They are too old to drive safely or cannot see well enough or otherwise have sound reason to fear climbing behind the wheel of a car. For them, a futu..
Study finds that four out of ten cancers in the United States are linked to poor lifestyle choices. Smoking and drinking are just some factors that in..
By Andy Coghlan We may owe some of our unique intelligence to a generous supply of a signalling chemical called dopamine in brain regions that help us..
Knowing whether or not exercise causes people to lose weight is tricky. When people take up exercise, they often restrict their diet – consciously or ..
Lake Nona, Fla., November 23, 2017 - A new study led by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) identifies a signaling..
(HealthDay)—Raw flour can be a source of outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infections, according to a study published in the N..
This is the fourth article in a five-part series. Is health care a privilege or a right? That may be the most contentious question in the whole health..
Thanksgiving will never be the same for families in Flint, Michigan, the city that made national news in 2015 for its lead-contaminated drinking water..
Ledisi is letting her love for her community rule. During her recent stop tour stop in Detroit, the Grammy Award-nominated singer, songwriter and actr..
The number of teenage girls who inflict self-harm rose significantly since 2009, a new CDC study has found. Some experts have linked the increase in n..
Calls to rape crisis centers are surging in Washington and around the country amid an unprecedented public outpouring of survivors’ stories about-----..
A study shows that self-harm and suicide attempts are climbing among teenage girls nationwide. Experts say it could be because of smartphones and incr..
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Killer bacteria - ones that have out-evolved our best antibiotics -- may not go away anytime soon. But a new approach to tracking ..
AUSTIN, TX, USA – Nano Global, an Austin-based molecular data company, today announced that it is developing a chip using intellectual property (IP) f..
Big Sugar seems to have copied the Big Tobacco playbook, a new report contends. More than four decades ago, a study in rats funded by the sugar indust..
SANAA, Yemen -- The Saudi-led military coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen said Wednesday that it will reopen the war-torn country's main airpor..
Ergonomics is a science that examines the interactions between humans and the objects they use. This involves designing and arranging objects so that ..
Is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just trolling us with the timing on ? On a day when most of us are elbow-deep slathering turkeys wit..
Earlier this fall, Karlos Baca, an indigenous food activist known for cooking beautiful foraged meals using traditional Native American ingredients an..
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first two-drug regimen to treat HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, aimed at lessening..
Investigators have found a link between the amount of time between pregnancies and Autism Spectrum Disorder in children. The findings are published in..
For girls navigating the straits of adolescence and young adulthood, there are new signs of serious emotional trouble. From 2009 to 2015, the nation’s..
If you consumed raw milk in the past six months, you may need antibiotics. "People who bought and drank raw milk from a company called Udder Milk may ..
If you consumed raw milk in the past six months, you may need antibiotics. "People who bought and drank raw milk from a company called Udder Milk may ..
THE PROGNOSIS Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) is sponsoring a bill to delay the Affordable Care Act's health insurance tax. (Photo by Laura Segall for T..
Attempted suicides, drug overdoses, cutting and other types of self-injury have increased substantially in U.S. girls, a 15-year study of emergency ro..
A woman walks past campaign signs before the start of a “Women for Moore" rally in support of U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Nov. 17 in Montgomery..
A spate of suicides among unusually young people has made headlines in recent weeks.– The girl, Toni Rivers, told five of her friends that "she just c..
Scientists at the University of Tampere (Finland) and the Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) have demonstrated that an enterovirus vaccine can protect aga..
BOSTON (Reuters) - A judge on Monday rejected a plea deal that was part of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc’s recent agreement to pay $40.1 million to res..
WASHINGTON -- Drugs designed to halt cancer growth may offer a new way to control high blood pressure (hypertension), say Georgetown University Medica..
There have been a number of studies looking at the effect of sleep on disorders that impair cognitive function, such as Alzheimer's disease. Although ..
Dr. Halena Gazelka admits to being nervous last summer before her colleagues published an unflattering report that revealed Mayo Clinic had been overp..
Stuffing, sweet potato casserole and pumpkin pie, oh my! On Thanksgiving, the average American consumes 4,500 calories, according to the Calorie Contr..
In an era when everyone seems to be tracking their daily 10,000 steps with a Fitbit, measuring calories with MyFitnessPal and monitoring fertility wit..
When biologist Luis Zambrano began his career in the late 1990s, he pictured himself working miles from civilization, maybe discovering new species in..
In 1997, Debbie and Frank Astorino welcomed three children into the world, triplets Kevin, Kerri and Sheri. The Astorinos had their babies thanks to i..
Who owns the water pipes beneath your street? Increasingly, it is a private company, a shift from the mostly public ownership of the systems used to p..
Drugs designed to halt cancer growth may offer a new way to control high blood pressure (hypertension), say Georgetown University Medical Center inves..
Researchers say they have the first scientific evidence that brain training can help ward off dementia, after a 10-year study showed a particular type..
President Trump prides himself on getting by with just four or five hours of sleep at night, which leaves him plenty of time early in the morning to s..
The children lined up along the side of the pool at the Gaffney Fitness Center at Fort Meade like ducks behind their mother. Volunteer coaches guided ..
From the Apple Watch to standing desks, a number of products attempt to get users to stand more and sit less. But how many more calories do you burn, ..
Cases of rabies were confirmed in animals near a popular hiking site. George Flemming depicts a dog with late stage rabies experiencing hydrophobia in..
(HealthDay)—Primary care providers who feel prepared are more likely to recommend physical activity to patients with disabilities, according to a stud..
(HealthDay)—More than 40 percent of health care personnel (HCP) with influenza-like illness (ILI) work while ill, according to a study published in th..
(HealthDay)—Intensive blood pressure (BP) control may provide no benefit and may even be harmful for patients with moderate-to-advanced chronic kidney..