Optimistic Outlook Could Lower Risk Of Dying From Heart Disease, Study FindsAre you an optimist? You know, the kind of person who generally expects good things to happen -- or are you a gloomy Gladys who looks on the dark side of most things?
‘Tis The Season To Become Seriously Ill From Food Poisoning; Expert Advice On Battling A Stomach BugAs the song goes, 'it's the most wonderful time of the year,' but holiday parties and big family meals also make it a time for a very unpleasant illness -- food poisoning.
Hidden Hospital Costs Leave Some Patients With Sticker ShockCan you imagine paying $15 for one Tylenol, $8 for a tissue or $50 for a tongue depressor?
Health Watch: Many Children With Asthma Don't Use Their Inhalers CorrectlyFor 10-year-old Amanda Grabel, her asthma was so severe, it became life threatening.
Study Suggests Drinking White Wine Might Increase Risk Of MelanomaA new study in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention analyzed health records of more than 200,000 white people and found that just one drink of alcohol a day raised the risk of melanoma by 13 percent.
Scientists Strive To Create New Skin For Children Suffering From Genetic Defect That Causes Painful Blistering And PeelingEight-year-old Jackson Silver was born with epidermolysis bullosa, or EB for short. His hands, body and esophagus are covered in blisters.
For Some People, Holiday Allergies Mean A Season Of Sneezing, Itchiness, And HeadachesWreaths, candles, and a beautiful tree are all part of the holiday spirit, and for some people a season of allergies.
Six Months After Being Pinned Between Cab And Tree, Woman Walks AgainCherie Marcus is busy preparing for the holidays. She's come a long way from six months ago when a cab crashed into her outside Central Park, pinning her to a tree and crushing both of her legs.
Experts Weigh In On How To Avoid Holiday OvereatingExperts give tips on how to avoid the pitfalls of holiday overeating.
For Men Carrying ‘Breast Cancer Genes,’ Preventative Mastectomies Are An Effective PreventionMen have breasts too -- that's the message of the Male Breast Cancer Coalition. Not only can men get breast cancer, they can also carry the so-called breast cancer genes.
Yo-Yo Dieting After Menopause Could Pose Heart Health Risk To Some Women, Study ClaimsAre you a 'yo-yo' dieter who loses weight, gains it back, loses it, and then gains it back all over again?
Surgeon General: Addiction Is A ‘Chronic Illness,’ Most Pressing Health Challenge Of Our TimeThere are 20-million Americans suffering from substance abuse, and 78 of those people die each day from opioid overdose.