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...

Study Says 3 Cups of Coffee a Day Could Make You Live Longer

If you need that third cup of coffee to make if through your afternoon meeting but worry how it might affect your health, have...

Half of America’s Black and Hispanic Citizens Are Dehydrated Because They Don’t Have Access...

Black and Hispanic adults in the US have higher rates of dehydration than whites due to a lack of access to safe, clean tap...

LISTEN: Black Churches Take on Fight Against Racial Disparities In Health Care

Some black churches in the South have taken a dramatic step: banning fried chicken from their Sunday menus. It is part of a broad effort...

Doctor Portrayed in “Concussion” Movie Says Letting Children Play Football Should Be Considered Child...

The doctor who discovered CTE believes that letting anyone under 18 years old play football should be considered child abuse. Dr. Bennet Omalu, a neuropathologist...

WATCH: President Trump Vows Victory in Fight Against Opioid Crisis

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States had no alternative but to defeat an epidemic of opioid drug use, but announced no...