For Obese People, Briefly Standing or Being Active Throughout the Day Reduces Blood Sugar

For obese people who sit for most of the day, replacing some sitting time with standing, slow walking or slow cycling reduces average blood...

Taking Aspirin Regularly Can Be a Lifesaver, But Make Sure You Take It Correctly

Aspirin can be a lifesaver when it comes to preventing heart attacks, but it's crucial to take it correctly, says one of the nation's...

High-Salt Diets May Up Kidney Patients’ Heart Risk

Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily People with chronic kidney disease face higher odds of heart attack...

Limit Your Eating of These 5 Foods to Avoid Inflammation

Did you know that inflammation is among the root causes of major diseases? Cancer, arthritis, diabetes and obesity are only among the serious medical...

WHO Experts Says Bacon and Other Processed Meats Can Cause Cancer

Eating processed meats like hot dogs, sausages or bacon can lead to bowel cancer in humans and red meat is a likely cause of...

Eating a Mediterranean Diet and Consuming Caffeine May Help Your Eye Health

Study found both were linked to lower risk of leading cause of blindness Eating a Mediterranean diet and consuming caffeine may lower your chances of developing...

Another American Doctor In Liberia Tests Positive for Ebola

Another American doctor in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus, according to the international Christian mission organization, SIM. SIM leaders report the American...

Proper Diet, Not Pills, Has Best Chance of Boosting Your Brain Power

Can you build a better brain with blueberries – or with fish, walnuts or kale? The idea that certain super foods can keep us sharper...

CBC: Rates of Tuberculosis In U. S. Are Falling

Rates of tuberculosis in the United States are falling, with cases at a historic low, health officials reported Thursday. Improved screening of immigrants has helped...

Christian Health Insurance Alternatives Saw Major Growth Under Obamacare; What Happens Now That it’s...

Despite President Donald Trump’s executive order to begin dismantling Obamacare, a record number of Americans signed up for marketplace plans during the 2017 enrollment...

Scientists Warn Certain Types of Mouthwash Increase Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke, and Are...

Used by millions of Britons every day, they can increase blood pressure by killing off “good” bacteria that help blood vessels relax. Professor Amrita Ahluwalia,...

Stem Cell Research Offers Hope for Type 1 Diabetes Cure

When his two children were stricken with type 1 diabetes, Harvard stem cell scientist Douglas Melton says, he did what any father would want...

Walking 2 Miles a Day Helps Fight Lung Disease

Study found patients who were more active had fewer hospitalizations from lung condition Taking daily walks of at least two miles can reduce hospitalizations from...

Polio-Like Illness Leaving Kids Paralyzed

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there has been an increase of cases reported of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the U.S....

Did Man Walk from Hospital Without Human Heart?

A 24-year-old Ypsilanti man has become the first person in Michigan to walk out of a hospital with a totally artificial heart. The SynCardia Total...

50 Years of Medicare and Medicaid

When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no...

National African-American Breast Cancer Conference Coming to Detroit October 21-23

Sisters Network® Inc. (SNI), the only national African American breast cancer survivor-run organization in the United States, is heading to Detroit, Michigan to host the 15th...

Whooping Cough Makes a Vicious Comeback

Callie Van Tornhout was about a month old when her mother noticed that she'd developed a dry cough on a Sunday afternoon in January. Soon...

Breast Health Matters: Sisters Network Inc. to Host 15th Annual National African American Breast...

Celebrity guests, nationally recognized medical experts, survivors, and general public to attend Sisters Network® Inc. (SNI) is heading to Detroit, Michigan to host the 15th Annual National...

Drinking a Glass of Wine With Your Meal Could Reduce Risk of Diabetes by...

Regularly drinking a moderate amount of certain alcoholic drinks could reduce a person’s chances of developing diabetes, according to a study. Consuming alcohol three or...