Take care of your health with the latest news on fitness & well-being, allergies and healthy lifestyle choices.
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 8:30 AM
Eye-opening Nat Geo special exposes the deadly consequences of sleep deprivation.
Immune cells that are better at controlling inflammation seem to be helping patients bounce back from surgery faster.
Long-acting reversible contraceptives have high costs, but teen girls will choose them more often than other forms of birth control when given the option.
Study finds that vigorous exercise may be linked to poor dental health — but don't blame sports drinks.
There are all sorts of pain-free ways you can get medical care without leaving the privacy of your home.
If you're going to the trouble of getting a flu shot, maximize your chances of preventing illness with these ideas.
New study finds link between long hours at manual labor jobs and Type 2 diabetes.
Body fat around the waist may be more active than other forms of fat, increasing the levels of estrogen circulating in the body and promoting tumor growth.
Diagnosed with breast cancer in June, Lunden says she wanted to show women that 'this isn't the end of the world'.
A primer on the deadly virus that's taking root in West Africa.
Your brain understands — and retains — information differently depending on whether you read on paper or an e-reader.
NBA star says he lost more than 10 pounds over the summer in an effort to get fit and 'test his mental fortitude'.
Pain, a lack of privacy, examinations by strangers who fail to identify themselves and other factors can make a hospital stay traumatic for a patient.
Research has found that skin cells react positively when exposed to the smell, which could have applications in curing diseases.
New study finds that popular antidepressants such as Prozac, Zoloft and Celexa can make changes to the brain in as little as 3 hours.
Don't stop at diet and exercise. Try these surprisingly heart-healthy habits to protect your ticker and improve your cardiovascular health.
Author of parenting books blogs about raising children and health issues.