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Kids’ Use of E-cigs Triples; Anti-Texting Laws...

Use of e-cigarettes by teens and preteens has surged 300 percent during the last 12 months, the CDC says.

April 17, 2015 / 4 min read

List of Most Addictive Foods, Measles Update...

The top ten most addictive items were: chocolate, ice cream, French fries, pizza, cookies, chips, cakes, popcorn (buttered), cheeseburgers and muffins.

February 27, 2015 / 3 min read

Money No. 1 Stress Trigger, Light Jogging...

Money is the top stress trigger in the U.S., according to a recent study from the American Psychological Association. The survey, which is called “Stress...

February 6, 2015 / 2 min read

Experts Question Nutritional Supplements for Eyes &...

The majority of top-selling nutritional supplements promoted for eye health do not contain the proper ingredients or dosages considered effective in slowing some eye diseases,...

January 2, 2015 / 2 min read

New Studies: E-books Hurt Sleep; Belly Fat...

Certain types of electronic books (e-readers) can make it harder to fall asleep. A new study finds that belly fat can carry a higher risk...

December 26, 2014 / 2 min read

CDC: Chance of Severe Flu Season, Toy...

The 2014-2015 flu season could be “severe,” and much of the influenza virus already in circulation has mutated and is affecting even those who have...

December 5, 2014 / 3 min read

Potential Health Hazards from Energy Drinks, Liquid...

Energy drinks can pose a health risk to younger children who may not be able to handle the amount of caffeine commonly found in these...

November 21, 2014 / 3 min read

Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screenings, Eye...

Medicare will soon start paying for annual lung cancer screenings for people at high risk. Eye infections increase. Smartphones linked to injuries to small kids.

November 14, 2014 / 3 min read

Trans Fats Consumption Declines, Aluminum-Dementia Link Debated...

The amount of trans fats Americans eat has declined over the last 30 years, says a news study reported in the Journal of the American...

October 24, 2014 / 3 min read

Broader Diabetes Screenings Urged, Post-Stroke Monitoring and...

Every American over the age of 45 should be screened for both type 2 diabetes and prediabetes, the common condition of having blood glucose levels...

October 10, 2014 / 2 min read