4 Common Breast Cancer Screenings and How They Work

July 30, 2014

Baffled by the different types and options? Consult this cheat sheet.


9 Worst Calorie Bombs at Chain Restaurants

July 30, 2014

A health advocacy and consumer watchdog group reveals their picks for the fattiest feasts you’ll find on chain restaurant menus.


An Easy, Healthy Breakfast You Make the Night Before

July 29, 2014

Never tried overnight oats? Well, you’re in for a treat.


3 Reasons Not to Sleep With Your Phone in the Bed

July 29, 2014

Nearly half of cell phone owners have snoozed with their phone next to their bed. But snuggling up to your phone could be hazardous to your health—just ask the Texas teen who woke up to find her pillow burning.


Attention Germaphobes: A Less Icky Alternative to the Handshake

July 29, 2014

You may think a fist bump is strictly for bromances, but it just may be the new greeting of choice for germaphobes everywhere.


Heat Stroke a Greater Threat to Endurance Runners Than Heart Problems

July 29, 2014

Endurance runners are far more likely to die of heat stroke than an undetected heart condition, according to a new study.


How the “Love Hormone” Oxytocin Could Help Some With Autism

July 29, 2014

Treating certain adult autism patients with just a single dose of the hormone oxytocin quickly improved their ability to judge facial expressions and emotions, Japanese researchers report.


Healthy Habits Can Protect Your Body From Negative Effects of Stress

July 29, 2014

Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect the body against the negative effects of stress and slow down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report.


Why You Shouldn’t Freak Out About Ebola, According to the CDC

July 29, 2014

The deadly Ebola virus that continues to rage throughout West Africa poses little risk to Americans, U.S. health officials stressed Monday.


Running Just 5 Minutes a Day Can Help You Live Longer

July 29, 2014

Runners may live an average three years longer than people who don’t run, according to new research.



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