Kids whose parents smoke may be at higher risk for heart disease when they grow up.
Specially trained coaches were sent to six low-income elementary schools to start organized recess programs focused on following rules, conflict resolution and sportsmanship.
New research finds gestational diabetes and weight gain after pregnancy significantly raises a woman's risk of developing type two diabetes.
Broadway musical fans have a new way to get healthy.
It may look like a large rat but a opossum could hold the key to saving thousands of lives!
Women who learn to manage stress early in their breast cancer treatment may improve their mood and quality of life in years to come.
Allergy sufferers tend to pay as much attention to the pollen count this time of the year as their NCAA tournament bracket.
New research suggests a popular sugar substitute could lead to new treatments for some of the most common types of cancers.
Spring time is here, meaning allergies will be in full swing.
Diet and exercise are key to everyone's good health. But when it comes to women there are some specific things that can keep them in top shape.
Researchers says shifting preferences for tanning among Asians and Hispanics in the United States may be contributing to rising skin cancer rates in both groups.
Children conceived through assisted reproductive technology such as in-vitro fertilization may be twice as likely to have autism as those conceived without assistance.
Early evidence suggests an experimental drug may help slow memory loss in people who may be in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease but who have not yet been diagnosed.
Managing your weight during pregnancy is one way to stay healthy and comparing what you look like to pictures you see on the internet is not a way to achieve that goal.
Spring arrives this evening and if you feel like your spirits have been lifted, you're not alone.
We may lose mobility and memory as we age but there is a bright side to getting older.
Researchers say indoor tanning is largely to blame.
A new drug to treat Crohn's Disease has shown early promise in initial studies.
Scoliosis is a side ways curvature of the spine that typically occurs in children before their "growth spurt." In some cases, it can be so severe that a child needs multiple back surgeries to fix the curve. Now, there's a new treatment that stops the need for all those operations
Parents of newborns may be taken aback when the doctor says their child has jaundice. However, it's a common condition, and usually nothing to be worried about.
The itchy red eyes, the sneezing, the stuffy nose. We love welcoming in spring, but not the allergies. So here are some tips to get you through the season.
Text messages can help people show up to their doctor appointments.
Boys with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may benefit from omega-3 fatty acids found in fish and some vegetable oils.
New research finds using melatonin appears to be an effective way to improve sleep in a noisy environment.
A new study suggests a healthy diet can significantly cut the risk of heart disease among people over 40.
Researchers say they have developed a scoring system to help identify seniors who are at high risk for memory and thinking problems that might lead to dementia.
Overall the women's level of depression fell during the study and the more yoga they did, the better their mental health.
Obese women who develop diabetes during pregnancy and then gained weight after birth appear to have more than a forty-times higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Getting treatment as quickly as possible is essential to reduce the impact of a stroke, so it's important to know how to spot the signs.
A National Institutes of Health study finds more than 40-percent of people taking prescriptions combine them with alcohol.
Blowing your nose may not always be the best thing to do.
Findings from a new study show curbing fast food restaurants did not lead to lower obesity rates in south Los Angeles.
Although most of us are born with perfect heart health it can quickly decline with unhealthy childhood behaviors.
A new study finds one in nine patients treated in the ER for kidney stones return for a repeat visit.
College basketball brackets are not the only thing happening during this time of year.
Loneliness may not only affect your mental health it may also harm your physical health.
Recess is an essential part of children's school days that can help them be successful once they head back to the classroom.
Chiropractic care may help relieve some migraine headache pain.
Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in the U.S. and it's also one of the most preventable.
Women looking for a better sex life. May want to spend more time in bed.
Oversharing online. A new study suggests it's pretty normal for teens.
"Dermatologists have a number of treatments available that can address the whole face. But unfortunately there's not much they can do for those with double chins. So this new procedure is a game changer."
Early morning non-alcoholic raves are helping get workers energized for the day!
"Growing Veterans" organization teachers veterans farming and gardening skills as a way to cope with PTSD.
Study: Children that breastfeed longer tend to have higher IQs.
Statistics released by cancer research UK show obese women have around a one in four risk of developing a weight-related cancer in their lifetime.
If you're looking for a fun way to exercise on St. Patrick's Day, or any day, Irish dancing might be for you.
A new program at a Florida hospital can help you change how you think in order to help you lose weight.
Researchers looked at data on more than 1,2000 adults between 30 and 95.
The American College of Physicians is advising against stress tests for people at low-risk for developing coronary heart disease.