Star Jones: I Was the Epitome of Heart Disease and Didn’t Know It

Jones teamed up with the American Heart Association and its Go Red for Women movement in 2011 to share her story and to spread...

Short and Sweet: High-Intensity Workouts Help Speed Up Weight Loss

The study didn’t recommend any particular exercises.However, the two most common forms are high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and sprint interval training, such as running,...

What to Know About Treating Depression During Pregnancy

To determine which treatment options worked best, the task force reviewed 50 studies that previously examined the effectiveness of various treatments for perinatal depression...

TV Drug Ads Will Soon Include Prices: Will It Help Consumers?

The whole purpose of direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising is to get patients to go to their doctors and inquire about a brand-name drug, which is...

Teens Fighting Back Against Anti-Vaccination Views of Their Parents

But much like with adults, seeing these preventable diseases spring up could be spurring teens to act in defiance, says Dr. David Beyda, chair...

Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death Nearly 3 Times Higher for Black Women

Fergus has been personally working to bridge some of the public health messaging divides in black communities. She is the co-founder and director of...

Wine Before Beer? Beer Before Wine? You’ll Be Hung Over Either Way

It’s the amount of alcohol, not the order in which you drink, researchers say.Share on PinterestA recent study had participants drink beer and wine...

It’s Not Bad Behavior: Recognizing Signs of Mental Illness in Children

Mental health disorders are more common in young children than many people realize — and a number of them aren’t getting the help they...

New Type of E-Cig as Bad as Regular Cigarette for Your Lungs

Heat-not-burn tobacco products are the most novel iteration of electronic smoking. But unlike e-cigarettes and vaporizers, they don’t use nicotine-infused liquid (“e-juice”).They use real...

FDA Warns 17 Companies About Selling Alzheimer’s “Cures” Online

Regulators say the companies are illegally marketing products that haven’t been reviewed by the federal agency.Share on PinterestThe online Alzheimer’s products contain ingredients that...