Wellness & Prevention


Roundup: Alcohol-Related Deaths Surge; Best Diets for...

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths More Than Double Over Last Two Decades The number of U.S. adults who have died from alcohol-related health issues every year has...

January 10, 2020 / 4 min read


Recommendations for Cervical Cancer Screenings

New recommendations encourage women to begin cervical cancer screenings at age 21, and earlier for women who are younger than 21 and infected with HIV.

January 7, 2020 / 2 min read


Roundup: 10-Year Obesity Outlook; FDA Warning on...

Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Projected to be Obese by 2030, New Study Finds Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. will be obese...

December 27, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Long-Term Lung Damage from Vaping; Weight...

First Long-Term Study Ties Vaping to Higher Risks of Chronic Lung Diseases Researcher say the first long-term study of the health effects of e-cigarettes, or...

December 20, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Prediabetes Rising in Young People; Oral...

Prediabetes Rising Among Young Adults, Adolescents, New Study Finds Nearly a quarter of young adults, ages 19 to 34, and a fifth of adolescents, ages...

December 6, 2019 / 4 min read


‘Stents vs. Drugs’ Debate: Shared Decision-Making for...

Recent headlines across the nation have referred to a major new study that compared procedures to unclog blocked arteries using stents to a medication-only approach....

December 5, 2019 / 3 min read


Toy Safety 2019: Latest on Hazards, Tips...

Despite the year-round toy safety campaign against unsafe toys by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and private organizations, products are still sold that...

December 4, 2019 / 3 min read


Tips for Defeating Acid Reflux Naturally

GERD, known mostly as “acid reflux,” is the most common reason Americans are referred to gastroenterologists, doctors who specialize in disorders of the digestive system....

December 2, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: Flu Season Picking Up; Vaping-Linked Lung...

Flu Season is Picking Up in Some States, But Not Too Late to Get Flu Shot, CDC Says Seasonal influenza (the flu) in the U.S....

November 29, 2019 / 3 min read