| Aug 22, 2012
| 9:55 PM
When you wake up in the morning, are you refreshed and ready to go, or groggy and grumpy? For many people, the second scenario is all too common.
Numerous health conditions and medications can interfere with normal sleep - including prescription and...
| Aug 23, 2012
A national study reveals the number of children under 12 with eating disorders may be on the rise. The study was conducted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
"Some of these kids may have an older sibling they're modeling or a parent,"...
| Aug 25, 2012
-- It's worth noting that no exercises or diets specifically target belly fat—despite the promises of many infomercials. As Dr. Samuel Klein, professor of medicine and nutritional science at Washington University School of Medicine, explains, you...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:41 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among women who have been treated for breast cancer, heavier women are more likely to have their disease come back and more likely to die of cancer, according to a new study.
That could be because certain hormones that are...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:39 AM
When Ashley Nicole Korff slid a kickboxing tape into the family's DVD player, it signaled the start of a new life for her.
"This is awesome," she recalls thinking in the August before she started eighth grade. In the next seven months, she dropped 50...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Breast cancer affects hundreds of thousands of families each year. A potentially deadly disease, breast cancer is associated with several risk factors. Some of those risk factors, including gender and age, are beyond an individual's control, while other...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who drink a lot of sweet sodas during pregnancy may be more likely to give birth prematurely, a new study suggests.
The study, of more than 60,000 pregnant women in Norway, found that those who drank one sugary soda a...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:59 PM
In this corner, you have lightweight champion Doctor Helen Carter. And in this corner, heavyweight champ Ida Davidson.
Doctor carter refused to see Davidson because of a new policy at her Massachusetts clinic. She refuses to see patients over 200 pounds!...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Taking a multivitamin may help prevent cancer in healthy middle-aged men, according to a new study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Scientists at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School...
| Sep 6, 2012
Gorgeous and a tiny bit bubble-headed, full of ancient ruins and marvelous faces and time-lapse landscapes of crazed LA freeways in action, "Samsara" takes its title from a Sanskrit word that translates, roughly, to "the ever-turning wheel of life."...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:18 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite what some research has suggested, women with migraines may have no greater risk of becoming overweight than other women do, a large study finds.
Some studies, though not all, have found a connection between excess...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 1:59 PM
UnitedHealthcare is inviting schools and other community-based nonprofit organizations to “Step into Service” by applying for UnitedHealth HEROES grants. Grants of up to $1,000 are available for youth-led service-learning projects, which...