ROCHESTER, Minn. — In a major breakthrough in the battle against cancer, researchers believe they’ve found a way to retrain cancerous cells to die in the same way healthy cells do.
Feelings of panic, restlessness, excessive worry, difficulties concentrating and irritability are all common symptoms of anxiety. Some may experience a couple of these symptoms as others may experience all at once. Anxiety is emotionally draining and can cause many problems to an individual’s everyday life. It takes a lot of work to deal with anxiety and be a fully functioning individual. Little accomplishments are big successes and completing short or long term goals can feel overwhelming.
There may be room for a new dominant hashtag on social media, and it’s a gross one: #socialmedialice.
Ed Timmerman is hooked up to a portable dialysis machine every night. He is one of the 1.5 to 2 million people worldwide suffering from end-stage renal disease.
Returning home after a hospital stay is a difficult transition for seriously ill patients, especially if they've made a connection with their hospital's chaplain. Now one organization wants to make receiving spiritual counseling from home as simple as logging in to Skype.
Parents, prepare your funny voices. Reading picture books with young children is an essential part of nurturing a healthy brain, according to new research.
Medical students traded stethoscopes for skillets this spring in a course designed to make learning how to cook part of the path to becoming a doctor.
Being healthy is not just about the foods we eat and exercises we do to get our bodies physically fit. You can be at your ideal weight and have rock-solid abs and muscles, yet still be severely unhealthy if you don't take the time to train your brain.
To many Americans, weight loss remains a pie-in-the-sky desired outcome to a laborious process that is never undertaken.
A compound that disrupts enzyme function has been found to inhibit the growth of breast, colon and other cancer cells in laboratory testing, according to researchers.
Dental health is an important aspect of health and wellness. Over the years, stories have circulated that have misled people about their dental health. Here are seven common myths about your teeth:
Many people aren't living up to their creative potential, according to a new study published this month in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (paywall).
As the weather heats up, public swimming pools beckon us to leave the comfort of our homes and venture outdoors to take a cool dip. Swimming in the public pool may be considered one of America’s favorite pastimes, but for me, no thanks. My 5 Top Reasons You Should Never Get Into A Public Swimming Pool will give you the extra ammunition you need when kids ask, “Can we go to the public pool?”
To eat or not to eat. That is the question we've heard for years. We’ve been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but has that advice lost its sizzle?
Gillian Brown's parents don't like her body.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...