Polio-Like Illness Causing Severe Weakness, Paralysis In California Children

Over a one-year period, five children in California developed a polio-like illness that caused severe weakness or paralysis in their arms and legs, a...

Smoking Hookah Tobacco Is Not Harmless

Smoking hookah can be addictive and harmful, though many dabblers may not realize the dangers, according to a new review. "The cooled and sweetened flavor...

Flu Is Hitting Young and Middle Age Adults Unusually Hard This Year

Flu season seems to be winding down, and it's been an odd one. It hasn't been as bad as last year and the vaccine worked...

Study: Obese Women Only Get One Hour of Vigorous Exercise a Year, Obese Men...

A new study suggests that obese women get just one hour of vigorous exercise a year, while obese men don't do much better at...

Foods With Hidden Sugars That Could Be Slowly Killing You

Americans are eating more hidden sugar in their foods than they think, and it is putting their hearts at risk. That’s the warning from one...

Sitting Too Much Could Be Harmful Later In Life

Sitting too much, sometimes called sitting disease, may increase the risk of disability in people over age 60, a new study suggests. Adults this age...

California Man’s Back Surgery is Denied After Switch to Obamacare; People say, ‘It’s Like...

A Sonora mechanic is in so much pain that he can barely walk, but he can’t seem to find a doctor to fix his...

Energy Efficient Buildings Blamed for Causing People to Fall Ill

Energy efficient buildings are an important part of tackling the world’s energy crisis. But while these structures can keep draughts out, they also have a...

Study: Energetic Walking Will Increase the Size of Your Brain’s Memory

We know all about the upsides of fresh air and a bit of scenery – but according to a study, going for a walk...

“Non-Restorative Sleep” Causes Pain In Older Adults

Anxiety, memory problems and poor health also play a role, study suggests Waking up and not feeling rested isn't just annoying. Researchers say that "non-restorative...

Amish Family Wins Fight Against Forced Chemotherapy for Sick Daughter

An 11-year-old Amish girl fighting leukemia can finally return to her Ohio home. Sarah Hershberger's court-ordered guardian officially gave up the right to force chemotherapy...

Spices That Will Help Heal Diseases

Common herbs and spices not only add flavor to your favorite dishes, but the right ones can also help fight cancer, diabetes and heart...

New Research Shows that Loneliness is More Likely than Obesity to Cause Death Among...

Loneliness is a major health risk for the elderly and it can increase the risk of premature death by 14%, warns a new research....

Winter Blues: Brutal Cold Weather Beginning to Take Toll on Health of Some People

The onslaught of brutal weather battering certain parts of the nation over the past few weeks is beginning to take a toll on the...

Researchers Not Sure How Ice Water Soaks Help Sore Muscles

The pain of a short soak in ice water is supposed to cure the longer-lasting discomfort of sore muscles, but researchers say it may...

People With Low Levels of Vitamin C at Greater Risk for Stroke

In a small study, French researchers have found that people deficient in vitamin C might be at greater risk for bleeding in the brain,...

Some Say Scientists May Soon Accurately Predict the Lifespan of Human Beings

Fortune tellers may soon be out of the job. Scientists have found a way to accurately predict lifespan in worms – a breakthrough that could...

Study: Yearly Mammogram Screenings Do Not Save Lives

A new study has added to growing evidence that yearly mammogram screenings do not reduce the chance that a woman will die of breast...

Reverse Diabetes: Change Your Diet, Get Off Your Medication, and Start Feeling Great

More than 26 million Americans suffer from diabetes. That's 10 times the number from just 50 years ago. But even with diets filled with sugar...

Is Technology Turning Us Into a World of Sickly Couch Potatoes?

Study found people in emerging nations with TVs, computers and cars more likely to be obese, have diabetes The increasing number of people in developing...