CDC Labels Mystery Disease ‘Candida Auris’ an Urgent Threat

A mystery disease that's often hard to detect is now being labeled an "urgent threat" by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The fungus...

CrossFit’s “Murph Challenge” is a Memorial Day Workout Aimed at Honoring Veterans

Most people will spend the next few days throwing back a few beers and grilling burgers. But for the CrossFit community, the highlight of...

Research Suggests Taking Up Exercise in Middle Age Reduces Risk of an Early Death...

Taking up exercise in middle age slashes your risk of an early death - even if you've been inactive your whole life, research suggests. A...

Housewives, too Busy to go to the Gym? Studies Show That Doing Housework Could...

Doing light physical activity such as cooking or washing dishes each day is enough to substantially lower the risk of early death, a study...

Unintentional Racial Bias in Widespread Health Care Software Aids Whites Over Blacks

A widely used software program that helps guide care for millions of patients is flawed by unintentional racial bias that leads to blacks getting...

Study Says, Eating Healthily, Giving Up Smoking and Drinking and Exercising for 30 Minutes...

Healthy habits like regular exercise, healthy eating and not smoking or drinking may give you a decade of extra healthy life, a study has...

6 Foods That Help Naturally Bring Down High Cholesterol Levels

Certain foods can help bring down high cholesterol levels naturally, without the potentially dangerous side effects of statin medications. “By increasing your intake of soluble...

Patti Labelle Lifts her Voice to Combat Lung Cancer – the #1 Cancer Killer...

Lung cancer is the number one cancer-killer of women more-so than breast, colon or pancreatic cancer combined. One woman, every eight minutes, dies of...

WATCH: Listening to a Church Hymn Inspired Dr. Oz to Launch ‘Faithful Fridays’ on...

Dr. Mehmet Oz teamed up with preacher DeVon Franklin to bring faith to the forefront on his hit daytime talk show with "Faithful Fridays."...

Trump Administration Names Georgia Public Health Commissioner Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald to Lead U.S. CDC

The Trump administration on Friday named Georgia public health Commissioner Dr Brenda Fitzgerald to lead the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in...

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...

Alzheimer’s May be Preventable in a Decade

Roughly 5½ million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, a disease that ravages sufferers’ memories and, ultimately, stops their bodies from performing basic functions. There’s...

How to Properly Wash Your Hands by Microbiologist Michelle Sconce Massaquoi

For my fourth-grade science fair project, I tested different soaps to see which ones were the most effective at keeping my hands clean. Now, nearly...

Food to Help You Live Longer and Beat Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes and Dementia:...

What if I told you there was a miracle pill that could drastically improve your health and the length of your life? What’s more, this...
Public health experts say that they are alarmed by the continuing rise in obesity among U.S. adults and by the fact that efforts to educate people about the health risks of a poor diet do not seem to be working. (Mark Lennihan, AP file photo)

American Adults Just Keep Getting Fatter

U.S. adults continue to put on the pounds. New data show that nearly 40 percent of them were obese in 2015 and 2016, a...

Big Study Finds Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo

Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors...

Georgia Cancer Center is Training Black Church Leaders On How to Help Congregants Decrease...

Some community members learned about a topic Saturday that many want to avoid: Cancer. It all started with church leaders touring the Georgia Cancer Center...

Study Says Exercise Is Linked to Better Mental Health, but Too Much Is Not...

A study published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal has found that people who exercise regularly have better mental health than people who do not...

CDC Says a Rare, Polio-Like Paralyzing Disorder Affecting Children is on the Rise

The Centers for Disease and Control says a rare but potentially severe condition that causes weakness or even paralysis in the arms and legs is on...

Over 40% of Americans Refuse to Get Flu Vaccinations

Have you gotten your flu shot this year? If the answer is no - and I'm not getting one! - you're not alone. A new...