A daily multivitamin doesn’t protect against heart attack, stroke or heart-related death, according to a new large-scale study among men
Everyone is eating too much salt, says the American Heart Association
High blood pressure may lead to brain injury and to premature brain aging, even among people with only slightly elevated readings.
And it won’t take half your arm hair with it
You can’t smoke in most restaurants and malls, and those laws may be responsible for saving thousands of lives.
What you eat can lower the risk of diabetes. But which foods have the strongest effect?
First girls, now boys. Puberty is Inching ever deeper into childhood
High-tech medical equipment is largely wasted in the developing world, a new report finds, because donated machines are not designed to run in the settings they’re sent to.
A sweltering day is as unpleasant — and potentially dangerous — for dogs and cats as it is for humans. Heed these tips to keep your pets healthy and comfortable through the dog days of summer
A new clinical trial among patients with heart failure shows that regular exercise helps alleviate depressive symptoms and prevent hospitalizations and death
Mild psychological distress — even at levels well below the cut-offs for, say, clinical depression or anxiety — appears to put people at higher risk of death, a new study finds
A weight-control coach — even it’s only a peer, not a professional — can help you stick to your plan and shed those pounds, a new study suggests
According to a U.S. government advisory panel, almost no one should get screened for prostate cancer. But a new study this week reflects the continued view of many physicians — that screening does help to catch tumors earlier. …