If the beverage tastes sweet and comes in a can or a bottle, it will cost more in Philadelphia come January when a new tax on sugary and artificially sweetened drinks goes into effect.
It's no secret that smoothies and protein drinks are a hot topic right now and have been for quite some time; just search #smoothie in Instagram and you'll see nearly 6 million posts. They are popular and trendy but are they worth all the hype?
Want your kids to wash their hands? Gross them out, say researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
No mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus have been found in the U.S. yet, but with children descending on summer camps across the country, there's renewed interest in how to protect them from mosquito bites.
Chemotherapy, the most common treatment for cancer, has famously unpleasant side effects, including nausea, fatigue and hair loss. Less known is how much all that misery costs.
Each time I sprint to a personal best time, max on a particular weight lift or rep, or fit into the pair of jeans that has been evading me for months, I have a sassy little voice in me that says, “I have seven kids, hear me roar!”
For many families, summer means water — in pools, water parks and maybe even a hotel hot tub. But before you dive in, consider the many ways H2O in public places can make you sick.
Unless you are fine with feeling that your entire life is slipping out from under you, keep reading. These little tips will help you get a handle on whatever is going on:
Despite the billion-dollar ministrations of the weight-loss industry, American adults are still gaining weight. Thirty-five percent of men and 40 percent of women are now obese, according to new data from federal researchers, and the gender gap is widest among the most seriously overweight.
Only 1 out of 14 commonly prescribed antidepressants is effective in children and teens, and at least one is associated with an increased risk of suicide, a new study says.
There are many misconceptions about drug addiction today that affect addicts and how people in society perceive them.
It’s summer time. Between barbecues, hanging out poolside, hikes and family trips, your healthy eating efforts may take a backseat during these fun — but busy —summer months. Even when you’re on the go this time of year, you can still make healthy, wholesome eating happen. In general, healthy eating requires planning and thinking ahead to minimize eating out. While eating out is fun and delicious, indulging too often can lead to your body feeling sluggish and low on energy and can detract from fun experiences this time of year.
PHOENIX — Amid escalating anxiety over the fast-spreading Zika virus, a team of scientists that includes Arizona researchers has developed an inexpensive test that can detect the disease even in regions with limited medical resources.
For more than a decade, the death rate in America has been falling, in part because of fewer deaths from cancer and heart disease. Now, it may be rising again because of Alzheimer's disease, drug overdoses and suicide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
If you cultivate free-range kids, one is likely to bring home a turtle or a frog from the woods one day — maybe even a salamander from a creek.
One of the reasons we fail to get healthy is that we tend to think only big changes matter. We plan major lifestyle changes, when ...