Diet & Fitness
Emergency Rooms See 60% Increase in Visits From Kids for Concussions: Report
October 06 2011 2:07 PM EDT
CDC report shows that there has been a 60 percent increase in kids who come in for TBIs.
Mild Stroke Patients Should Be Checked for Depression, Visual Problems: Study
October 04 2011 2:37 PM EDT
Study suggests that doctors check with mild stroke patients about depression and other effects.
Denmark 'Fat Tax' Targets Popular Junk Foods: Will Other Countries Follow?
October 03 2011 1:44 PM EDT
On Saturday, Denmark became the first country in the world to introduce a fat tax, surcharge on unhealthy foods that are high in saturated fat for in hopes of curbing bad eating habits.
The 100 Foods Dr. Oz Wants in Your Shopping Cart [List]
October 01 2011 11:12 PM EDT
Dr. Mehmet Oz, TV's most popular medical expert, wants to keep you looking and feeling your best, so he has posted a shopping list on his Web site with 100 foods to try.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A History of Healing
October 01 2011 3:32 PM EDT
October marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This month is all about spreading awareness and support about breast cancer and those whose lives have been affected by the disease.
Blue-Collar Workers More Likely to Smoke Than Educators, Management: Study
September 30 2011 2:50 PM EDT
Study shows that smoking is more common among blue-collar workers.
Dog Owners Get More Exercise Thanks to Their Furry Friends, Poll Shows
September 26 2011 6:56 PM EDT
Dog owners are more likely than non-dog owners to get exercise they need.
Fourteen States Report Infections from Listeria Outbreak Linked to Cantaloupe
September 22 2011 9:35 PM EDT
Fourteen states have people infected from listeria-tainted cantaloupes.
Low Blood Sugar Increases Desire for Unhealthy Foods, Especially in the Obese: Study
September 20 2011 10:31 PM EDT
Study finds that food cravings can depend on blood sugar levels.
Step Away From the Computer! Exercise May Help Teen Smokers Quit the Habit, Study Says
September 20 2011 5:13 PM EDT
Study shows that exercise may help teenagers quit smoking.
Diabetes Patients are Vulnerable to Dementia: Study
September 20 2011 4:37 AM EDT
Scientists at a Japanese university say people suffering from diabetes have a greater chance of developing dementia.
Chuck Schumer Gets in on Apple Juice Arsenic Levels Debate
September 18 2011 1:39 PM EDT
Sen. Chuck Schumer calls for national arsenic standard.
White Fruits, Vegetables May Help Lower Stroke Risk, Study Suggests
September 16 2011 5:47 PM EDT
Study shows that white fruits and vegetables are linked to lower stroke risk.
Obesity Pill Manufacturers to Take Another Shot at FDA Approval for Contrave, Lorqess, Qnexa
September 16 2011 4:33 PM EDT
Three companies will ask FDA to approve their obesity pills.
Yellow on the Eyelids? You Could be at Risk for Heart Attack, Study Says
September 16 2011 2:42 PM EDT
Yellow markings around eyes can mean heart attack, according to a study.
Best Hospitals in the U.S. Named, 7 Are Good for Children’s Asthma
September 15 2011 5:24 PM EDT
The Joint Commission has released its 2010 list of top-performing U.S. hospitals.
Got Bad Body Odor? Blame it on Mom and Dad
September 15 2011 3:02 PM EDT
Genetics play a role in what has been referred to as “fishy odor syndrome,” a study shows.
Michigan Governor Puts Child Obesity on Health To-Do List
September 14 2011 3:55 PM EDT
Governor announced plan that will track child obesity throughout the state.
336 Million People Affected with Diabetes Worldwide: IDF
September 14 2011 6:58 AM EDT
Around 366 million people worldwide are affected with diabetes, reported the International Diabetes Federation (IDF).
Erectile Dysfunction Related to Cardiovascular Diseases: Study
September 13 2011 11:30 AM EDT
Erectile Dysfunction (ED) or male impotence is a serious concern for most of the middle-aged men. The ED situation not only affects their confidence level and conjugal life but also increases the chances of cardiovascular diseases (CD), reveals a meta-analysis published online Monday in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine.