Our protection against Ebola in the U.S. depends on guidelines determined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But at least one informed researcher wonders if the CDC has allowed a serious breach in its defense strategy.
The gibberish that is an overpriced hospital bill would be funny if it didn’t represent the giant waste of money that cripples American healthcare. International research shows that the U.S. squanders more than $1 billion dollars a day on medical bureaucracy, the most in the world.
If you are worried about developing Alzheimer’s disease, that fear is justified. This frightening condition can wipe out your personality and memory. But scientists in Finland say you can actually lower your risk by changing your attitude toward your fellow humans.
A study at Carleton University in California shows that having a purpose in your life is good for your health at any age.
Here’s another reason to drink coffee. Research at Cornell shows that the beverage contains chlorogenic acid, a powerful antioxidant that protects the retina in the eye.
An analysis of life expectancy shows that by changing one habit in your daily life, you may be able to increase your life expectancy by five years. And you can start today.
Reducing your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is up to you. Research in Finland shows that something you can do twice a week helps protects your brain cells.
What’s your outlook on living to be 90 or 100, optimistic or pessimistic? A study of people who have lived that long and beyond say your answer to that question may be a big factor in whether or not you make it to the century mark.
If you’re worried about your waistline, you better do something about it. Researchers at Columbia University have calculated the odds of your bulging belly shortening your life. The frightening conclusion: Your life’s in more serious danger than you know.
Your feelings can kill you. Researchers at the University of Chicago have found that older people enjoy longer life expectancy if they avoid certain emotional relationships and maintain others.
Energy drinks are supposed to give you more energy. But research shows that these beverages may imperil your health in a wide variety of ways. They are especially risky when you combine them with alcohol.
Researchers looking at the health of more than 9,000 people who were having blood sugar problems have discovered a simple step you can take to significantly cut your risk of heart problems.
A stroke kills an American every four minutes. But researchers in France have found that certain foods can significantly lower your risk of this dangerous killer.
Don’t spend a fortune trying to fight the ravages of time. Researchers say nutrients in certain foods and beverages can help facial skin cells fight aging.
Do you really love your Valentine? If you do and you’d like to have your loved one around for a while, make sure your gift does not include this. It’s deadly!
Stress at work or at home can make you more vulnerable to infections and illness. But a research review at the Ohio State University College of Medicine points the way to defusing the damaging effects of stress and staying healthy, even when you feel surrounded by chaos.
Eating food out of habit, even if you’re not hungry (called “mindless eating”), puts your waistline at risk. So pay attention: There are straightforward steps you can take to control your eating and take off pounds.
In a surprising finding, researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, N.Y., have found that millions of insomniacs may be able to blame their inability to sleep on a daily habit that disrupts brain function.
When researcher at the Department of Kinesiology at Texas Christian University took a look at how eating behavior affects how much we eat, they made surprising observations. And you can use their findings to slim your waistline.
If you survived Christmas, watch out for New Year’s. Research shows that this is the deadliest time of the year.
When the DNA in your cells misbehaves, it can speed up the aging process and lead to cancer. But laboratory research at Brown University shows that a simple eating trick may be able to stop that misbehavior while keeping you younger.
Need a last-minute stocking stuffer for someone you love? A small, inexpensive kitchen tool could make a big difference in a person’s heart health. Research shows that using it on food can almost effortlessly improve one’s diet.
Although doctors continually dish out drugs to prevent heart disease, researchers in England find that they could just as effectively give their patients a particular fruit. Eating one of these fruits daily, their study shows, may protect your heart about as well as a statin drug.