Health News Roundup


Roundup: ‘Maintain, Don’t Gain’ Challenge Offered for...

'Tis the season many Americans gain weight - anywhere between 1 and 5 pounds on average - say experts.

November 11, 2016 / 4 min read


Roundup: Kids Should Have Less Than 6...

Children and teens from the ages of 2 to 18 should consume no more than 25 grams of "added sugar" a day, the equivalent of...

August 26, 2016 / 3 min read


Roundup: Aggressive Treatment of ‘Mini-Strokes’ Cuts Risk...

Patients who received medical attention with 24 hours of having a mini-stroke performed better on health assessments.

April 22, 2016 / 3 min read


Roundup: 1 in 3 Americans Drink Sugar-Laden...

Nearly one-third of Americans consume at least one sugar-laden soda or juice every day, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease...

February 26, 2016 / 2 min read


News Roundup: More Americans Living Past 100;...

Americans who reach 100 years old, or become a "centenarian," are still rare, but their number has increased 43.6 percent, from 50,281 in 2000 to...

January 22, 2016 / 2 min read


News Roundup: Potatoes Linked to Diabetes During...

There may be a link between eating potatoes before pregnancy and gestational diabetes, according to a new study published about in the BMJ,  formerly known...

January 15, 2016 / 3 min read


CDC: 7 Out of 10 Kids Exposed...

Ads from electronic cigarette manufacturers reach seven out of 10 kids — about 18 million teens and preteens in the U.S., according to the latest...

January 8, 2016 / 3 min read


News Roundup: More TV Means Less Brain...

Studies have shown that people who spend too much time as a couch potato in front of the TV are at higher risk of cancer and...

December 4, 2015 / 3 min read


News Roundup: Daily Coffee Habit Linked to...

There's more good news about the effects of drinking a cup of java -- even consuming as many as five cups or more a day...

November 20, 2015 / 3 min read


News Roundup: Sugary Drinks Linked to Higher...

A study of 42,000 Swedish men, over 12-year span, found that those who drank at least two sweetened beverages a day had a 23 percent...

November 6, 2015 / 3 min read