E-Cigarette

The FDA's New E-Cigarette Regulations Bank On The Unknown

By | Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:27

The FDA plans to propose new regulations for companies involved with the sale or manufacturing of electronic cigarettes, similar to rules set in place for tobacco products.

Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson's PSA Urges Men To 'Check Your Balls' [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:04

Samuel L. Jackson preaches the importance of a testicular self-exam through a simple public service announcement: "Check your balls."

Poor Posture

Poor Posture's Negative Health Effects Could Last A Lifetime

By | Thu, 04/24/2014 - 08:00

Poor posture can ruin your spinal alignment, deprive you of energy, and increase your likelihood of neck, back, and shoulder injury.

High School Basketball

High School Basketball Players Need To Stop Visiting Emergency Departments

By | Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:36

Over 2.5 million basketball-related injuries among high school students occurred between 2005 and 2011. Less than half of high schools in the U.S. have an onsite athletic trainer equipped to deal with an injury sustained during athletic competition.

High-Fat Diet

High-Fat Diets May Cause Breast Cancer

By | Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:23

Women who consume a diet high in saturated fat can increase their risk for certain types of breast cancer by up to 28 percent.

Computer Problems

4 Ways Your Computer Use Is Damaging Your Health

By | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:16

Prolonged computer exposure is causing more health problems than you may think. Here are four ways your computer use is having a negative impact on your body.

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Inducing Labor Won't Give Your Child Autism

By | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:47

Use of the hormone oxytocin for inducing or augmenting labor does not lead to the development of an autism spectrum disorder, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Skin Cancer Rates

Skin Cancer Rates Are 5 Times Higher Than They Were 40 Years Ago

By | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:38

Skin cancer rates among people in the UK are now five times higher than what they were in 1975, claiming around 2,000 lives each year.

Teena Henson

How Did Teena Henson Lose 166 Pounds Without Dieting?

By | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 17:18

Teena Henson dropped half of her body weight in less than three years without help from the latest dieting trend. Find out how.

Gastrointestinal Disorder

Kids With IBS Are Developing Celiac Disease

By | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 16:00

Italian researchers have found children with irritable bowel syndrome are four times more likely to develop celiac disease.

Obesity is a Disease

Labeling Obesity As A Disease Could Be Bad For Your Health

By | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:52

The message "obesity is a disease" could be backfiring, causing more overweight people to be less concerned about their diet and weight.

Powdered Alcohol

Powdered Alcohol: Convenient Or Deadly?

By | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:06

Powdered alcohol promises to make drinking easier and more convenient, but how quick will it be before powderized margaritas are being snorted by college students?

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Improve Your Relationship With Food Through Mindful Eating

By | Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:00

The practice of "mindful eating" can improve cognitive ability, reduce stress, and satisfy your emotional well-being.

Running Shoes

Top 5 Running Shoes That Won't Break Your Bank Account

By | Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:45

Rather than spend well over $100 on running shoes, here are our top five most affordable picks for under $80.

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Retirees' Likelihood Of Depression Is Cut By A Third Due To Internet Use

By | Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:07

People over the age of 65 are less inclined to show signs of depression if they increase the amount of time they spend on the Internet.

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