Health Research


‘Move More, Sit Less’: U.S. Updates Exercise...

For the first time in 10 years, the U.S. government has updated its minimum exercise guidelines to help adults, and their kids, achieve the many...

November 20, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Energy Drinks Constrict Blood Vessels; Coffee’s...

Energy Drinks Can Narrow Blood Vessels 90 Minutes After Consumption, Researchers Find An estimated one-third of teens between 12 and 17 years old drink so-called...

November 9, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: High or Low BMIs are Unhealthy,...

Both Too High or Too Low BMI Levels Linked to Early Death From Range of Diseases, New Research Finds A higher risk of heart disease...

November 2, 2018 / 4 min read


Roundup: Adult Flu Vaccinations Decline; Oral Hygiene...

CDC: Last Season’s Adult Flu Vaccination Rate Was Lowest in Years Just over 37 percent of U.S. adults got their flu shot during the 2017–18...

October 26, 2018 / 4 min read


Some Dietary Supplements Are Tainted With Drugs,...

Potentially harmful drugs are being identified in commonly sold over-the-counter dietary supplements that are being marketed to treat a range of health issues — including...

October 16, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: Food Additives Banned, Hand Sanitizer Study,...

FDA Revokes Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Consumer Groups Sue The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that seven compounds that...

October 12, 2018 / 4 min read


Can Vitamin D Supplements Help With Bone...

Vitamin D helps balance the amount calcium and phosphate in our bodies, which is crucial for healthy bones, teeth and muscles. In older adults, bone...

October 9, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Fast Food Habits, Raw Beef Recall,...

More Than One-Third of Americans Eat Fast Food on a Given Day, CDC Reports Previous studies have confirmed that fast food consumption in the United...

October 5, 2018 / 4 min read


Roundup: U.S. Flu-Related Deaths, Diet’s Link to...

CDC Chief: 80,000 Died From Flu Complications Last Winter, Highest U.S. Toll in Four Decades The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

September 28, 2018 / 3 min read