To get their patients up to date on their vaccines and screenings, doctors should make sure they get health checkups themselves.
Is the buzz from exercise enough to compensate for nicotine hits from cigarettes?
Saturated fat? Cholesterol? Sure, red meat has plenty of those, but it also contains a compound that toys with gut bacteria and can lead to clogged arteries.
It may soon be possible to have your chocolate and eat it too, thanks to a “healthier” version with all the benefits and half the fat.
To stretch or not to stretch? The latest understanding of preworkout routines may have you rethinking yours.
In the latest volley over the contraceptive Plan B, a federal judge reversed the Department of Health and Human Services decision to restrict over-the-counter availability of the morning after pill to those 17 years or older .
A brisk walk may be just as good as a run for keeping the the heart healthy.
The late Roger Ebert was always candid about his battle with thyroid cancer and the toll it took on his body. As his cancer progressed, Ebert lost his ability to speak and the once-voluble film critic was forced to grapple with …
Many people stop taking cholesterol-lowering statins due to muscle pain or nausea, but most people are able to resume taking a different type of the same drug.
Several proteins are linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, and scientists now believe they have found the pathways responsible for producing these compounds.
They may not seem to share much in common, but similar mechanisms could be driving the two conditions.