Those who reported getting the ideal amount of moderate to vigorous physical activity were about 24 percent less likely to develop hypertension.
New Study: African Americans who exercise may be less likely to develop high blood pressure
Mix it up: 5 ways to add variety to your exercise time
Now that spring is almost here, there’s no excuse to stay indoors when you can get out and get fit.
More evidence that breakfast is important to overall health
Eating more calories early in the day and consuming less food at night may reduce the odds of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiac or blood vessel diseases, new research indicates.
Blood pressure care in U.S. improving, but disparities remain
Doctors are treating blacks nearly as often as whites for high blood pressure, new research shows, but blacks are still less likely to have the condition under control.
Study: Parental obesity linked to delays in child development
This study is one of few to include information about fathers and suggests that dad’s weight also has significant influence on child development.
Consumers worry about what will happen after ACA repeal
As repeal of the Affordable Care Act gets closer to reality, some health care experts are predicting chaos that could leave millions of Americans without coverage.
5 gift ideas with a fitness theme
A few weeks ago, a colleague of mine lost her mother to cancer. It was unexpected, aggressive and sent the […]
Gospel singer Richard Smallwood talks about his battle with depression
He made a career telling others about the goodness and mercy of God, but behind the scene, gospel artist Richard Smallwood was hurting.
Holiday depression is real; 8 ways to battle the blues
Several factors can trigger holiday depression: finances, loneliness, stress from obligations, and Seasonal Affective Disorder, which is caused from shorter days with less sunlight.
Study: Smoking in moderation is bad for your health
There is no such thing as a safe level of smoking. Even low-intensity smokers are at increased risk of earlier death.
Don’t toss the floss
Despite recent reports, dentists say there is good reason to clean between your teeth.
Obamacare premiums will rise by double digits in 2017
The average premium for Obamacare insurance plans sold on Healthcare.gov will rise 25 percent next year, the U.S. government said on Monday,
Curb Your Eating
The reasons why you overeat and tips to help your brain fight the temptation to indulge
Reported STDs at Unprecedented High in the U.S.
Total combined cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reported in 2015 reached the highest number ever.
Depression study sheds light on screening and treatment for adults
A study suggests that many adults with depression do not undergo treatment, and a large number of adults receiving treatment screen negative for the disorder.