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‘Aunt V,’ the World’s Oldest Woman, Dies in Jamaica at 117

Her reign as the world’s oldest person did not last long; but her life – well, that’s a whole ’nother story. Violet Moss (also spelled...

New Study Says Writing Can Help You Stop Worrying

Are you a worry wort? Stressed out about an upcoming presentation, test or conversation? Then start writing. When you worry about a task it interferes...

Study Says a Fifth of Deaths Are Linked to Poor Eating

Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths around the world, according to the most comprehensive study ever carried out on the...

Plus-Size Clothes for Children a Sign of Obesity Epidemic

Plus size clothes are on sale on Britain's high streets for children as young as three, in what health campaigners say is a sign that childhood obesity has...

Ivy Baptist Church in Newport News to Host Prostate Health Educational Symposium for Black...

A Prostate Health Education Symposium is scheduled for Ivy Baptist Church on Saturday, September 16 at 8 a.m. and ending at 12 p.m. The...

Study Says People Should Stand Up Every Half-hour to Reduce Risk of Premature Death

Too much time spent in a chair could shorten our lives, even if we exercise, according to a study that uses objective measures to find the...

Pornography Can Destroy Your Brain Worse Than Heroin

With the proliferation of smartphones and i-Pads, what was once a more isolated problem has exploded into a very common one: 68 percent of...

Study of Pregnancies Prompts Call to Examine Flu Vaccine & Miscarriage

A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual...

Quorn’s Main Ingredient Is Mold: Meat Substitute Brand Agrees to Add Asthma Warning on...

Quorn will have to carry prominent labels in the US identifying it as a 'mold' with a risk of causing allergic reactions. The change follows...

3 Scientists & Planned Parenthood Win Lasker Medical Research Awards

Two scientists who paved the way for widely used vaccines and another who discovered key players in cell growth have been awarded prestigious medical...

Doctor Who Researched Concussions in Football Players Says Kids Shouldn’t Play Contact Sports Until...

You wouldn’t let your child drink a glass of cognac or smoke a cigarette, so why would you send him out on a football field to...

CDC Data Shows Black Babies Born In Rural Areas Have Lower Chance of Survival...

Black babies born in rural areas of the US are three times more likely to die at birth than city-born white infants, a new...

Study says Breastfeeding Nearly Halves Risk of Asthma Attacks and Prevents Uncontrollable Wheezing by...

New mothers take note. Apart from being the first food give to a new-born, building their immunity and giving them the nourishment that they...

Nutritionist Shows How to Try the Fasting Diet in a Healthy Way

The benefits of restricting calories on health and extending life span are well established.  Fasting has been used for thousands of years for spiritual and...

Last U.S. County Gets Insurer for Obamacare Exchange

CareSource will provide health insurance in 2018 to Paulding County, Ohio, the last county in the United States at risk of going uncovered on...

Google’s New Medical Quiz Aims to Diagnose Depression

Google is offering a verified test that could lead to treatment. Only half of Americans who face depression get help for it, and Google is determined to...

Syphillis is Back With a Vengeance: Doctors and the Government Are Finding it Hard...

For months, health officials in this socially conservative state capital have been staggered by a fast-spreading outbreak of a disease that, for nearly two...

Cinnamon Could be a ‘Medical Powerhouse’: Scientists Attempt to Uncover its Health Benefits

Cinnamon is one of the world's most popular spices, sprinkled on lattes, boiled with ciders and enjoyed in numerous dishes. Without it, Thanksgiving and...

Study Finds Less Sleep May Raise Child’s Type 2 Diabetes Risk

It found link -- but no proof -- between less slumber and risk factors for blood sugar disease Children who get too little sleep may be more...

Studies Find Little Scientific Evidence That Marijuana Helps Treat Chronic Pain, PTSD

Medical marijuana is now legal in 28 states and the District of Columbia. Increasingly, people are turning to cannabis to treat a range of...