Deadly heart attacks increase during the holidays. One study even found an overall increase of 5 percent more heart-related deaths in December and January, reported WebMD.com writer Katherine ...
December 11, 2012 - 8:32am
Do you know your food safety this holiday season? Carefully take food from each holiday event and avoid foodborne illness.
December 11, 2012 - 4:15am
Laughter might be just the right medicine. There are at least six benefits of laughter according to research.
December 7, 2012 - 9:35am
Family time, homemade goodies and lots of alcohol are all a part of the joys of the holidays. They can also lead to a roiling stomach. Holiday rich foods, lack of fiber, large portions and holiday ...
December 6, 2012 - 7:42am
Gallstone disease is the most common gastrointestinal disease requiring hospitalization, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Most people have gallstones without even knowing it and without ...
November 28, 2012 - 6:07pm
Physical workouts are crucial to brain health, but what about the foods we eat? Here are some brain-boosting foods to get your brain fit and active.
November 28, 2012 - 5:42pm
Antibiotics are powerful medicines that can save lives. Are you using them properly?
November 28, 2012 - 5:28pm
A seemingly harmless tuck of the cell phone in your bra so it doesn't get lost during a night on the town has become a cause for concern as a possible risk factor for breast cancer.
Many young ...
November 27, 2012 - 9:00am
In most people with Alzheimer’s, symptoms first appear after age 60, according to the National Institute of Aging. Now researchers say they have detected Alzheimer's among a group with genetic ...
November 15, 2012 - 8:42am
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus in the winter that leads to mild, cold-like symptoms. The colder seasons are brewing. Are you prepared for the sickness that follows?
November 13, 2012 - 7:35am
Approximately 75 percent of people diagnosed with primary Raynaud’s phenomenon are women between the ages of 15 and 25, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Raynaud's is known to affect more ...
November 13, 2012 - 6:22am
After indulging in the food joys that come with the holidays or just an effort to reach a goal weight, many get stuck in “yo-yo” dieting. Pre-dieting may be the way to stop the yo-yo from rolling ...
November 8, 2012 - 1:44pm
According to the National Sleep Foundation, nearly 60 percent of those at increased risk for insomnia say that their symptoms affect their daily activities. Lack of sleep can affect mood, job ...
November 7, 2012 - 9:04am
Sleep deprivation, the overall lack of the necessary amount of sleep, afflicts 47 million adults in the United States, ScienceDaily.com says.
Sleep deprivation can be caustic to a person’s ...
October 23, 2012 - 8:37am
Seasonal affective disorder affects half a million people every winter between September and April. This mood disorder, associated with depression, is related to seasonal variations of light. ...
October 22, 2012 - 8:21am
Insect bites often result in redness and swelling. What mark do different bugs leave? Insects usually don't bite unless provoked, their protection against harm, but when you wake up to a mystery ...
October 19, 2012 - 7:23am
The Influx Of Influenza
In the 2009-2010 flu season there were 282 pediatric deaths associated with influenza, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Now, pharmacies ...
October 16, 2012 - 8:52am
For those with seasonal allergies, fall can be the worst time of year. How can autumn allergies best be prevented and what are their symptoms? Take our quiz and find out how to combat them.
October 11, 2012 - 9:03am
The brain's resistance to the action of insulin can lead to cognitive decline experienced in Alzheimer's sufferers, according to recent research.
Correlating the brain and insulin response has ...
October 9, 2012 - 9:39am
Research shows that coffee does have its perks as well as its pitfalls. Will coffee's benefits outweigh its risk and cause consumers to flock to a morning brew?
October 9, 2012 - 9:34am
Food allergies affect approximately 5 percent of children and 4 percent of adults in the United States. Egg allergy reactions vary from person to person, but it is important to know the symptoms ...
October 4, 2012 - 9:10am
Milk allergies are more than just lactose intolerance. Detected in about 2.5 percent of children under 3 years old, milk allergies can cause severe illness, according to the Food Allergy and ...
October 2, 2012 - 8:01am
Perfume, whether used as a confidence booster or a mood enhancer, can also have negative effects on your the health of others. The risk of allergies, rashes and childhood obesity linger in the air ...
September 25, 2012 - 1:26pm
Mothers are more important to their children than the fathers through nurture, not just nature, according to The American Journal of Psychiatry. For infants and toddlers, the impact of a mother’s ...
September 19, 2012 - 1:18pm
Your refrigerator or kitchen cupboards are full of ingredients that can benefit your hair and skin routine.
Kitchen products can be used for the following:
September 18, 2012 - 8:25am
Avoidance is the main treatment for milk allergy, but do you know how to avoid this allergy?
September 13, 2012 - 8:42am
Peanut allergies are common among children and they are on the rise.
According to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology’s statistics on allergies, peanuts are the prevailing ...
September 11, 2012 - 7:53am
Meningitis can be deadly, but are the symptoms apparent? Take this quiz and find out how well you know the disease.
September 5, 2012 - 8:56am
Coconut oil is used in hair care and skin care products and now scientists are saying that it could be used in dental care products to fight tooth decay.
Researchers from the Athlone Institue ...
September 4, 2012 - 7:54am
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death among women. This year an estimated 226,870 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and 39,510 will die from the disease, ...
August 28, 2012 - 11:51am