Wellness & Prevention


Nobel Laureate: We’re Closer to Getting Answers...

Alzheimer’s is a cruel and mysterious disease. There is no cure, and there are many unanswered questions as to its onset and treatment options. A...

March 18, 2019 / 2 min read


Improving Sleep Health: Don’t Rely on Melatonin,...

Too many people make it through hectic, stressful days juggling work and family responsibilities, only to end up tossing and turning during disturbed or erratic...

March 14, 2019 / 3 min read


Chronic Kidney Disease: You May Be At...

Hallmarks of the American lifestyle, which include high consumption of processed and sugary foods, low physical activity levels and chronic sleep deprivation, are fueling an...

March 13, 2019 / 3 min read


Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer: Latest on...

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month stresses screenings for early detection of colon cancer or rectal cancer, especially in people aged 50 or older.

March 6, 2019 / 4 min read


U.S. Fast Food is Even Less Healthy...

There is no doubt that the most popular U.S. fast food outlets have more options for consumers than they did 30 years ago. But new...

March 5, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Stronger Flu Strain; Colorectal Cancer Screening;...

Stronger Flu Strain Accounts for Nearly Half of New Cases, CDC States This year’s flu season has not been as severe as last year’s, but...

March 1, 2019 / 4 min read


Stroke Rate Rising Among Younger Adults (Video)

While the stroke rate continues to slide in people 55 and older, the opposite is occurring among younger adults starting in their mid-to-late 30s, according...

February 27, 2019 / 2 min read


The Measles Threat: Here’s Why Getting Kids...

Here's what pediatricians, emergency physicians and public health officials want parents to know about measles. It is one of the most contagious viruses on Earth....

February 21, 2019 / 4 min read


‘Life’s Simple 7’ Steps: Lowering Your Risk...

The decline in the death rates for both heart disease and cancer is due in large part to reductions in smoking and advances in early...

February 19, 2019 / 4 min read