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.
Blood pressure care in U.S. improving, but disparities remain
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.
Breast Cancer: Awareness Is Good, But Education Is Better
Living a healthy lifestyle always helps reduce cancer risk, so exercising regularly and watching your diet are steps you can take. But it doesn’t end there.
Looking for stress relief? Pick up a coloring book
Art therapy can be a great way to relax and stay calm, which may explain why adult coloring books have become so popular in recent years.
CDC: No excuse not to get flu vaccination (video)
Health officials are urging people to get their flu vaccines and get them early to prevent serious conditions brought on by the virus.