According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, bacteria can grow on some foods within two hours unless refrigerated.
Drinking too much alcohol may increase your risk of health problems but a new study says red wine in particular could help prevent cancer.
A small new study suggests a link between a chemical in the lining of canned goods and an increase in blood pressure.
According to the Humane Research Council, the most common motives for ending a vegetarian diet were social pressure and a lack of community support.
A study suggests people who have surgery to repair a tear in the meniscus of the knee may be more prone to arthritis.
The boy was hit in the chest with another player's helmet during practice. He did not faint or become dizzy, but went to the ER within a half hour because of chest pain and heart palpitation.
A new study out this morning suggests many elderly women are getting breast cancer treatment that may not help in the long run.
A study in the "Journal Of Abnormal Child Psychology" found kids send as many as 60-100 texts per day.
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Researchers studied the bacteria in four public restrooms: Two male and two female.
The findings underline the need to talk with your doctor before starting any low-dose aspirin therapy.
Employment is hard to find for those with autism. But one man is making dreams of film making come true for some.
Research shows about one-third of people don't take their daily medications as prescribed.
The 3-d mammograms not only reduced the need for additional screenings or biopsies but also fewer tests in turn helped reduce patient anxiety.
Findings appear in the British Medical Journal.
Researchers studied more than 150,000 runners and walkers and followed them for almost twelve years.
Whooping cough will most likely increase across the country due to the natural cycle of the disease and vaccines wearing off.
Scientists have discovered a link between smoking and a loss of the 'Y' chromosome in blood cells.
75 percent of the couples in the study agreed on genetic testing.
Poor health outcomes and earlier death were most common among people who gained their weight at earlier ages.
The CDC has warned that the flu virus is mutating, making the current vaccine less effective in some cases.
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Allergies can occur anytime even during the winter.
A new government report reveals there were nearly 4-million births in the US last year.
Researchers used data on over 4,600 women and followed them for 20 years.
Northwestern University researchers analyzed over 1.4-million surgeries over six years.
If you got a flu shot recently, don't be surprised if you still get sick.
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Older people with active lifestyles, better known as OPALS, are living up to their name by staying fit and healthy.
While there was no formal vote, most members endorsed lifting the ban if the donor has not had sex with men within the past year.
A new government report reveals almost eight percent of Americans suffer from moderate or severe depression but most don't seek treatment.
It appears that a blow to the head may impair the brain's ability to clear waste.
Mayo Clinic researchers looked at data from over 700 pediatric chest x-rays over a six year period.
When and how often a woman should visit their gynecologist is often a source of confusion.
Some groups are opposed to circumcision for personal or religious reasons.
Researchers followed over 100 adults enrolled in an exercise or education program after their procedure.
New research suggests having diabetes during middle age increases the risk of memory loss and thinking problems later in life.
Data from 184 countries shows that in 2012, excess weight was associated with five percent of new cancers in women and nearly two percent in men.
A new study finds an association between eczema and peanut allergies.
Using a device mounted on a helmet, researchers measured the frequency and severity of head impacts endured by 24 football players.
Millions of Americans suffer from depression and many have found relief from the symptoms by using antidepressant medications. But it may be much simpler than that.
It's about this time every year that kids start to formulate their holiday wish lists with toys topping most of those lists. Some toys though are more likely than others to be associated with injuries.
The vaccine is being tested for safety in 5 separate clinical trials.
Despite the progress, smoking remains especially high among people living below the poverty level, those with less education and those with a physical disability.
'Health literacy' is an overall understanding of basic health information and the ability to make informed medical decisions that usually decreases with age.
An inside look at what it takes to keep Cirque du Soleil athletes in tip top shape.
Experts say a substance abuse assessment should be required before prescriptions are written and refills should be strictly limited.
The Families Fighting Flu poll finds 45-percent of Americans are more worried about Ebola even though 20-percent of the population gets the flu each year.