Several studies have shown drinking coffee is healthy for the liver but new data suggests this protective effect may be unrelated to caffeine.
Researchers posed as insured patients seeking an appointment with psychiatrists in the Boston, Chicago and Houston metropolitan areas.
Eight of the 18 eyes that underwent the procedure had significantly better vision after several years while there was no change in the untreated eyes.
October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome awareness month. Often referred to as SIDS, this condition is the leading cause of death among infants between 1 month and 1 year of age.
Experts explain how blood transfusions from previous Ebola survivors help patients battling the virus.
Many times breast cancer can also come with major side effects. Among those side effects is Lymphedema, a swelling of body parts caused by a blockage in the lymphatic system.
Experts think cases are beginning to wane.
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About one in four adults worldwide have metabolic syndrome, which is any combination of large waist circumference, high blood sugar, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
Coaches listed a lack of knowledge, not having enough staff to keep track of pitches and a lack of desire to perform the task as reasons for not following pitch count recommendations.
Their study found high school pitchers who threw more than 100 pitches a week were more likely to develop this injury than those who threw less.
A new study suggests smoking is responsible for millions of major medical conditions among American adults.
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital were able to replicate human brain cells in a petri dish that grew the plaques and tangles associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Over the past few weeks, we've seen a number of virus scares in the US. How can you tell the difference between all of these viruses and their symptoms?
As people get older memories can fade, but memory boxes filled with mementos can help provide comfort.
Although there is no vaccine for enterovirus D-68, health officials say the next best defenses at keeping it at bay is to wash your hands often and get a flu shot.
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They're tiny, but pack a nutritional punch. And they can be added to foods ranging from baked goods to salads, even yogurt. Sound too good to be true? It's not.
Other important information to look for is how a medicine may react with alcohol, sedatives or tranquilizers.
The study gathered data from over 15,000 women about how often they consumed fried foods each week.
Swedish researchers asked over 31,000 women to answer questions about their health and lifestyle including diet, alcohol and tobacco consumption, weight, and exercise habits.
Researchers at Purdue University have been working to develop an Ebola vaccine, and have made amazing discoveries about how the virus damages the body.
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Today is walk to school day. Reporter Holly Firfer tells us about one school that is making walking part of their weekly routine.
Obese children showed unique changes in heart shape and function compared to their normal weight peers.
A Harvard researcher says she's found six new gene variations that determine how people react to caffeine.
"C-Pulse" heart pump shows promise in early trials.
They found human papillomavirus-16 infection was more common among people who'd recently either smoked or had been exposed to tobacco.
A third of cancer patients may also be suffering from symptoms of depression or anxiety.
The recommendation is not final until after the task force accepts public comment on the issue.
Exposure during pregnancy to Bisphenol-A, a chemical used in plastics and canned foods, may be tied to breathing problems in children.
New study finds hands-free devices can still be a dangerous distraction to drivers.
Our lifestyle choices today can affect our love life tomorrow and through the years.
New research shows early intervention can improve or even eliminate some symptoms of autism.
It's National Dental Hygiene Month. And because candy season is right around the corner, this is the perfect time to make sure your children are taking good care of their mouth.
Florida schools test vegetarian dishes as a way to promote healthy lifestyles.
The research helps better show how people orient themselves, and it could prove useful in Alzheimer's research, because of the parts of the brain those cells lie in.
How do you start running if you're been a couch potato? We talk to a trainer who can tell us what to do and how to stay injury-free in the process.
Susan Hendricks talks to an expert about probiotics and what they mean for our health.
Respiratory virus called Enterovirus D68 has sent hundreds of kids to hospital.
We look at ways to reduce your breast cancer risk.
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Although the ingredients are protected as trade secrets, Clorox has voluntarily disclosed the recipes for their fragrances.
New survey finds music and texting put teens at risk when they're crossing the street.
States that put tight restrictions on abortion generally perform worse on women’s and children’s health outcomes, according to a new report released by two national groups that support access to the procedure.
Ways parents can keep their student athletes safe.
From what to eat to how much to exercise, Elizabeth Cohen explains what you really need to do to lose weight.
A group of children in Colorado is showing polio-like symptoms, and doctors wonder if it may be linked to a nationwide enterovirus outbreak.