Eating like the Mediterraneans might be a tasty way to reduce breast cancer risk, according to a study released this week.
If you feel you have hit a fitness plateau, spice things up by introducing interval training into your exercise program.
Vaccines exist to protect against many maladies - flu, chicken pox and polio, among others. University of Florida Health researchers hope to soon add Type 1 diabetes to that list.
Larger and private colleges and universities seem to attract hookah cafes and lounges, but smoke-free policies decrease these odds, according to findings published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine this month.
Forget baseball. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy wants America's national pastime to be taking a stroll.
On a crisp, cool morning, I looked out my kitchen window onto my view of the Wasatch Mountains as they wrapped around Utah Lake, over to Lake Mountain and its rolling foothills below. My eyes then followed them all the way down to my backyard, which isn’t nearly as pretty as the landscape that surrounds it.
The new school year is here, which means students are also playing fall sports. As parents consider the various athletic opportunities available to their kids, one of the big questions is, "How safe is it?"
How far apart you space your pregnancies may affect your child's risk of autism, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday.
LONDON — When it comes to predicting how long you have to live, you first have to figure out how well your body is aging.
When thinking about fitness and getting in shape, people tend to focus on diet and exercise, but what about sleep? Burning calories is important when trying to slim down, but what's so wrong about burning the midnight oil?
For years, physicians and researchers have searched for the magic number that would answer the question: What blood pressure should you be striving for?
There are many endearing names or adjectives to describe a person.
SAVANNAH - SouthCoast Health recently announced the addition of three new physicians: Drs. Ryann E. Cowart, Christa L. Jillard and Margaret B. McCormack.
Almost two years ago, I returned from the beautiful land of Serbia. I was in terrible shape physically. Unbeknownst to me, my nervous system was being inhibited, reducing the function of my lungs and heart. (Vegas Nerve, for all you anatomy buffs.) Undiagnosed and unable to take care of myself, I lived with my parents. That wasn’t even when I lost my dignity (that went down the drain after my first shower back).
Most people will not admit to seeing a mental health therapist for various reasons. Whether you tell people or not, it is important to know ...
Weight loss isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
Anita Fredericks spent years resisting meditation. She'd hear friends and colleagues describe the practice's many physical and mental health benefits, and then name ...