General Health


Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain Health...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...

February 7, 2019 / 3 min read


Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk for injury and the need...

February 5, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Risk of Opioid Overdose Surpasses Car...

The chance of an adult in the U.S. dying accidentally from an opioid overdose is greater than dying in a car accident, according to the...

January 18, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Average Weight of U.S. Adults Increasing;...

Average Weight for U.S. Adults Increases, BMIs Near ‘Obesity’ Level, CDC Reports. On average, U.S. adults are getting heavier as the obesity epidemic forges on,...

December 28, 2018 / 3 min read


Avoiding Acid Reflux Via Lifestyle Changes

More than 60 million U.S. adults experience heartburn at least once a month, and at least 15 million as often as daily, according to the...

December 26, 2018 / 2 min read


10 Tips to Maintain, Not Gain, Weight...

While the holidays are usually not the best time to try and lose weight, it is possible to avoid gaining weight. Here are 10 tips...

December 24, 2018 / 3 min read


Tips for Healthy Holiday Traveling

More Americans than ever before — nearly 46 million — are expected to board U.S. airlines this month for a holiday vacation, according to projections...

December 20, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Breast Cancer Risk and Childbirth; Needless...

Breast Cancer Risk May Increase for Some Years After Childbirth, Study Finds A new study by researchers from the University of North Carolina and the...

December 14, 2018 / 3 min read


Prompt Medical Attention for Burns Helps Healing

On a typical Saturday morning, Catherine Del Toro’s husband would have cooked breakfast, but on this particular Saturday she wanted to let her sweetie sleep...

December 5, 2018 / 3 min read