- Wanda Sykes Talks About Her Breast Cancer, Double Mastectomy on Ellen DeGeneres Show
September 23 2011 5:53 PM
Wanda Sykes discusses breast cancer and double mastectomy on Ellen DeGeneres’ show.
- West Nile Virus Case Confirmed in California's Contra Costa County; Health Officials Warn of Spread
September 23 2011 4:46 PM
Woman in California's Contra Costa County infected with West Nile virus.
- Breast Cancer iPhone App Enlists Hunky Men to Remind Women About Self-Examination
September 22 2011 10:38 PM
“Your Man Reminder” app will be available next month.
- Fourteen States Report Infections from Listeria Outbreak Linked to Cantaloupe
September 22 2011 9:35 PM
Fourteen states have people infected from listeria-tainted cantaloupes.
- Family Dinners May Help Teens Stay Away From Drugs: Study
September 22 2011 5:52 PM
Study shows that teenagers who have frequent dinners with family less likely to do drugs.
- Bedbugs Won’t Kill You, But Insecticides Might Do Harm: Report
September 22 2011 3:36 PM
CDC report blames bad use of insecticide on death of 65-year-old woman.
- Increased Teen Exercise Helps Kick Smoking Habit, Improves Memory
September 21 2011 2:21 PM
Teenage smokers may have better luck quitting if physical activity is added to a traditional cessation program, says researchers at the West Virginia University concluded in a study released Monday.
- Diabetes Increases Chances of Dementia: Study
September 21 2011 8:53 AM
People suffering from diabetes are more vulnerable to dementia, said scientists at a Japanese university.
- Low Blood Sugar Increases Desire for Unhealthy Foods, Especially in the Obese: Study
September 20 2011 10:31 PM
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
Study shows that exercise may help teenagers quit smoking.
- More Than a Sleep Indicator, Yawning Cools the Brain Naturally
September 20 2011 6:07 AM
In a landmark discovery, yawning has literally been linked to hot-headedness. A study by Princeton University's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology explains that while yawning frequencies are seasonal, people are less likely to yawn when the heat outdoors exceeds body temperature.
- Diabetes Patients are Vulnerable to Dementia: Study
September 20 2011 4:37 AM
Scientists at a Japanese university say people suffering from diabetes have a greater chance of developing dementia.
- Shark Antibiotic Can Possibly be Used to Treat Human Viruses: Study
September 19 2011 10:15 PM
Scientists find possible human virus fighter in shark bodies.
- Is There a Link Between Child Abuse and the Recession? Study Suggests Possibility
September 19 2011 4:56 PM
Study shows that child abusive head trauma increased during economic recession.
- Scientists: Gene Therapy Can be ‘Functional Cure’ for HIV
September 19 2011 3:40 PM
Study has found that gene therapy can potentially reduce levels of HIV.
- Teen Exercise Affords Higher Smoking Cessation Rates: Study
September 19 2011 1:37 PM
Teenage smokers may have better luck quitting if physical activity is added to a traditional cessation program, and exercise is particularly effective with males, says researchers at the West Virginia University concluded in a study released Monday.
- Chuck Schumer Gets in on Apple Juice Arsenic Levels Debate
September 18 2011 1:39 PM
Sen. Chuck Schumer calls for national arsenic standard.
- California Schools to Students: Get Vaccinated for Whooping Cough or Go Home
September 16 2011 6:28 PM
Some students who have not been vaccinated for whooping cough were sent away from school until they got the shot.
- White Fruits, Vegetables May Help Lower Stroke Risk, Study Suggests
September 16 2011 5:47 PM
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
Three companies will ask FDA to approve their obesity pills.