LISTEN: Conventional Cancer Treatments, Part 4 (Overcoming the Acceptable Christian Sin of Gluttony #19)

Welcome to the Overcoming the Acceptable Christian Sin of Gluttony podcast, a companion podcast to the Acceptable Christian Sin of Gluttony message series. My...

Scientists Discover Women who Rise Early in the Morning are Less Likely to Develop...

A study by the University of Bristol found those who prefer to get up bright and early are less likely to develop the disease...

Virginia Takes Steps to Lower Maternal Death Rate of Black Women

Virginia’s Medicaid agency has announced a new outreach program and other steps to help lower the maternal mortality rate of black women. Virginia Department of...
Pictured (left-right) Dr. Gerald Wilson, Nurse Jean Hopkins, Dr. Rodney Reid, Dr. Albert Reid (seated), Dr. Burnett Gallman and Dr. Evertte Dargan (Credit: Carolina Panorama Newspaper)

Office of South Carolina’s First Black Surgeon, Dr. Cyril O. Spann, is Added to...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dr. Burnett Gallman remembers getting treated by the first black surgeon in South Carolina when he was around 20. It was...

5 Habits to Stay Healthy

In the words of P.T. Barnum, “The foundation of success in life is good health: that is substratum fortune; it is also the basis...

Study Says Fish Oil Does Nothing to Improve Brain Health

OLDER Brits should not waste their money buying brain-boosting supplements such as fish oil, experts warn. Instead they should invest in a pair of walking...

Death Toll Study Reveals that Selfies are Five Times More Deadly than Shark Attacks

Selfies, which have become a global sensation in the last decade or so, have remarkably killed five times more people than shark attacks. And the...

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...
U.S. Marines assigned to the Marines Awaiting Training Platoon, Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools, participate in a Sexually Transmitted Diseases brief at the Safety and Education Fair at Camp Johnson, N.C., April 26, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Stephanie E. Soto)

Chlamydia, Syphilis Cases On the Rise in U.S. Military

Cases of some sexually transmitted diseases, including chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, are rising in the U.S. armed forces, a trend that mirrors the general population...

In Secret, Elderly People Are Discussing ‘Rational Suicide’

Ten residents slipped away from their retirement community one Sunday afternoon for a covert meeting in a grocery store cafe. They aimed to answer...

Vitamin D Supplements Don’t Lower Risk For Heart Disease, Study Says

If you’re taking vitamin D supplements every day to improve your heart’s health and reduce your chances of suffering from cardiovascular disease, you’re likely...

In Effort to Discredit Myths, Health Experts Warn ‘You Cannot Be Too Clean’

You cannot be "too clean", millennials are being told, as public health experts attempt to debunk myths around hygiene. The Royal Society for Public Health...

Study: Men’s Fertility Irreversibly Damaged by Age 18 Due to Western Junk Food Diet

Male fertility is being irreversibly damaged by a diet of western junk food by the time men reach 18, a study has found. A groundbreaking...
President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony where he will sign an executive order that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to keep costs down, at the White House in Washington, Monday, June 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump Signs Executive Order Aimed at Getting Hospitals to Disclose ‘Real’ Costs for Health...

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to keep...

Due to Skyrocketing Obesity and Diabetes, Young People, Women, and Non-Smokers are More Likely...

One of America’s greatest achievements over much of the past century has been a huge decline in death rates from heart disease and strokes....
FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 file photo, anesthesiology expert Dr. Steven Shafer demonstrates the use of propofol after placing a bottle of the drug in an empty saline bag during Dr. Conrad Murray's involuntary manslaughter trial for Michael Jackson's death in Los Angeles. Jackson died 10 years ago at his Los Angeles home after receiving a lethal dose of the drug intended for use only during surgery and other medical procedures _ not for insomnia. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, Pool)

10 Years Later, Hospital Patients Still Concerned About Getting the ‘Michael Jackson Drug’

It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most are...

Should You Be Drinking Celery Juice?

It's the latest trend in health circles, with devotees claiming it can treat any number of conditions and improve concentration and general health. But is...
Dr. Carlos Reyes-Sacin, left, shows CDC director Robert Redfield inside a telemedicine room at the Medical Advocacy and Outreach clinic in Montgomery, Ala. on Friday, June 14, 2019. (Jake Crandall/Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

CDC Director Praises Alabama HIV Clinic Ahead of Government Effort to End Epidemic

As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on...
This undated photo provided by the National Institutes of Health in June 2019 shows an "ultra-processed" lunch including brand name macaroni and cheese, chicken tenders, canned green beans and diet lemonade. Researchers found people ate an average of 500 extra calories a day when fed mostly processed foods, compared with when the same people were fed minimally processed foods. That’s even though researchers tried to match the meals for nutrients like fat, fiber and sugar. (Paule Joseph, Shavonne Pocock/NIH via AP)

New Scientific Studies Try to Pin Down How Bad is ‘Bad’ When it Comes...

Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there’s something...
FILE - In this March 27, 2019 file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y., north of New York City. On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, federal health officials updated the U.S. measles case count, saying 1,001 illnesses have been reported since the beginning of the year. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

New York to Eliminate Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements in Effort to Halt Worst...

New York lawmakers are poised Thursday to eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine requirements in the face of its worst measles outbreak in decades. The...