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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

Broader Diabetes Screenings Urged And Post-Stroke Monitoring

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

Diabetes Rate Levels Off, Waist Size and...

Following troubling increases in diabetes among adults between 1990 and 2008, the overall number of people living with the disease and the number of new...

September 26, 2014 / 3 min read

Top Cancer Prevention Factors, Dangerous Waistlines &...

Most cancer deaths — more than 50 percent — in the U.S. can be avoided. That’s the word from the latest Cancer Progress  Report published...

September 19, 2014 / 3 min read

FDA: "Low-T" Hormone Overprescribed,Tailgating Menus & Other...

Testosterone-boosting drugs for men with “low T” have been heavily advertised in recent years, resulting in a surge in hormone replacement therapy. But the U.S....

September 5, 2014 / 2 min read

Depression and Addiction: Know the Warning Signs

The recent passing of legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams sheds light on the complex issues of addiction and depression, according to experts from the...

August 13, 2014 / 2 min read