Category Archives: News

Feeling stuck? Here’s how to start a weight-loss journey without the stress

Beginning a weight-loss journey, especially when you’ve had multiple failures in the past, can be overwhelming … and even flat out daunting. Here are five tips to help you get started. Read More »

Drug Test Spurs Frank Talk Between Hypertension Patients And Doctors

High blood pressure can cause severe health problems, but some of the medications to control it have unpleasant side effects. A new drug test alerts doctors when patients aren’t taking their meds. Read More »

Too much sitting may thin the part of your brain that’s important for memory, study suggests

If you want to take a good stroll down memory lane, new research suggests you’d better get out of that chair more often. Researchers have found that a brain structure key to learning and memory is plumpest in those who spend the most time standing up and moving. Read More »

Chili grower defends world’s hottest pepper after man who ate one was hospitalized

A chili grower defended the world’s hottest pepper called the “Carolina Reaper” following a report about a man who was hospitalized after eating the extremely spicy fruit at a contest. Read More »

Sitting Too Much Can Change Your Brain & Impact Your Memory, A New Study Says

Most jobs today require sitting in front of the computer for eleventy-million hours, and a new study published in the Public Library of Science found that all of that sitting can change your brain — it actually shrinks the part of your brain responsi… Read More »

HIV-infected people are living for years, but age-related diseases set in early

Heart, liver, kidney and other diseases may develop earlier than in others the same age. Read More »

‘Moderate’ drinking guidelines are too loose, study says

Life expectancy drops and cardiovascular issues rise if you have more than a drink a day, the study says. Read More »

Millions had plastic surgery in 2017

3 things to know before you go under the knife Want a nose job, a tummy tuck or some other cosmetic procedure? So do 17.5 million other Americans – or at least they did in 2017. The American Societ… Read More »

Bad news night owls: People who go to bed later may be at higher risk of poor health

A new study has shown that people who describe themselves as an “evening person” may be at higher risk of poor health compared to morning types. Read More »

In opioid epidemic, some cities strain to afford OD antidote

On a Baltimore street corner, public health workers hand out a life-saving overdose antidote to residents painfully familiar with the ravages of America’s opioid epidemic. But the training wraps up quickly; all the naloxone inhalers are claimed within 20 minutes. Read More »