AHA: Thyroid Problems Linked to Worsening Heart Failure

Dec 15, 2018
The thyroid is a tiny powerhouse. The gland, which is located at the base of the neck, releases hormones that control how the entire body use

How Puzzles Help Your Brain Resist Dementia

Dec 12, 2018
Those Sunday crossword puzzles may not prevent the aging brain from slowing down — but they might protect it in a different way, a new

CDC: 58 Million Americans Breathing Secondhand Smoke

Dec 8, 2018
Despite three decades of declines in secondhand smoke exposure, 58 million Americans — children included — are still breathing in

Chemical From Shampoos, Makeup Linked to Early Puberty in Girls

Dec 5, 2018
Exposure to chemicals found in a wide array of personal care products has been linked to early puberty among girls, a new investigation warns

The Truth About Alzheimer’s Vaccine

Dec 2, 2018
Alzheimer’s disease is expected to affect 14 million Americans by the year 2050, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. While deaths from

Study: Women Sleep Better Next to Dogs

Nov 28, 2018
Think twice before booting the dog out of the bedroom. Researchers at Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y., have found that women sleep better n

ICU Stay Can Lead to Depression

Nov 25, 2018
Patients who are treated in an intensive care unit (ICU) and survive are at increased risk of depression, a new study suggests. And depressio

Smoke Spreading from California Fires Sparks Health Concerns

Nov 22, 2018
Smoke masks. Eye drops. No outdoor exercise. This is how Californians are trying to cope with wildfires choking the state, but experts say an

Workplace Bullies Can Threaten Your Heart

Nov 19, 2018
If you’re bullied by a bad boss or co-worker, your heart may pay the price, new research shows. Victims of on-the-job bullying or viole

Thanksgiving Strategies for People With Diabetes

Nov 16, 2018
Feasting on Thanksgiving meals presents special problems for the over 30 million Americans with diabetes and their family members who may pre