FDA Advisers Endorse Gene Therapy to Treat Inherited Blindness

A potentially groundbreaking treatment for a rare form of blindness moved one step closer to U.S. approval Thursday, as federal health advisers endorsed the...

WATCH: Young Black People Don’t View Mental Health as a Weakness

The rebellious streak many children are born with has stayed with one increasingly influential demographic through young adulthood, as Black millennials have embraced the...

WATCH: Joyce Meyer On How She Prayed Through Her Cancer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XWTmcJdblw Joyce Meyer was diagnosed with breast cancer 28 years ago. But she prayed through both that illness and a later metastasis—and today she is...
Police officers try to help the homeless find services in San Diego, where poor sanitation has contributed to a hepatitis A outbreak. (John Gastaldo / San Diego Union-Tribune)

California Suffering Deadly Outbreak of Hepatitis A Which Could Last for Years

California’s outbreak of hepatitis A, already the nation’s second largest in the last 20 years, could continue for many months, even years, health officials...

CDC Says 40 Percent of US Cancers Linked to Overweight and Obesity

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Tuesday that overweight and obesity have been linked to increased risk of 13 different types of cancers, which...

CDC Says 40% of Cancers Are Linked to Being Overweight Or Obese

About 40 percent of all cancers in the United States -- more than 630,000 in all -- are associated with excess weight, health officials...

English Breakfast Tea May Help With Weight Loss if it is Not Drunk With...

English breakfast tea may aid weight loss by boosting metabolism, but only if it is drunk without milk, new research reveals. A black brew is thought to...

How You Can Beat Alzheimer’s: Neurologists Devise a Plan to Protect Yourself and Reverse...

As a high-powered lawyer at the top of her game, Evelyne had always been efficient, authoritative and in control. But when she reached 60, she...

Why Smiling Makes You Look Healthier and More Attractive

Smiling makes people look healthier and more attractive than being the right weight or even wearing make-up, according to a new study. Researchers found people...

STD Cases Hit Record High in US Last Year

STDs are on the rise in the US, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The highest-ever number of cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and...

Scientist Says Lack of Sleep is Cause of Many Life-Threatening Diseases

A “catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic” is causing a host of potentially fatal diseases, a leading expert has said. In an interview with the Guardian, Professor Matthew Walker,...

CVS to Limit Opioid Prescriptions to Seven Days

  CVS Health plans to limit opioid prescriptions to seven days for certain acute conditions in an effort to curb addiction to the pain medications...

What is the ADD Diet?

If your current lifestyle needs a little overhaul as we head into summer, resetting your system by 'alkalising' your body could be the jumpstart...

Faith-Based Movement ‘GirlTrek’ Rallies Black Women Nationwide To Prayer Walk for Social Change

Walk and pray: that’s the formula for social change according to T. Morgan Dixon, co-founder of GirlTrek, a national public health nonprofit and movement...

Disturbing Video Shows Navy Hospital Workers Mishandling Infant, Calling Babies ‘Mini Satans’

Two medical staffers at a military hospital in Florida were barred from caring for patients after they were seen in disturbing images mishandling a newborn, making...

‘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...