Wanda Sykes Talks About Her Breast Cancer, Double Mastectomy on Ellen DeGeneres Show
September 23 2011 5:53 PM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
“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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 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.
More Than a Sleep Indicator, Yawning Cools the Brain Naturally
September 20 2011 6:07 AM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 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.