Study Reveals Doctors Could Do a Better Job of Breaking Bad News

Less than half of German people who are told they have cancer through a set and accepted protocol for breaking bad news are satisfied...

Women and Children on WIC Program to Have Greater Access to Healthy Food

Some 9 million poor women and young children who receive federal food assistance under the U.S. government's so-called WIC program will have greater access...

First Lady Michelle Obama Approves FDA’s Updated “Nutrition Facts” Labels

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration formally proposed Thursday updating the "nutrition facts" labels on food products to better reflect Americans' current eating habits...

Working Out In the Evenings Won’t Negatively Affect Your Sleep

Couch potatoes looking for a reason to forgo working out in the evening may no longer be able to use difficulty sleeping afterward as...

U. S. Toddler Obesity Drops Sharply, New Study Suggests

Toddler obesity shrank sharply in the past decade, a new study suggests. While promising, it's not proof that the nation has turned a corner...

Research Suggests Adopting a Vegetarian Diet May Help Lower Blood Pressure

Adopting a vegetarian diet may help people shave points off their blood pressure, a large study from Japan suggests. The research, a review of 39...

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...