Category: Health & fitness

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What Is Talc, Where Is It Used and Why Is Asbestos a Concern?

What Is Talc, Where Is It Used and Why Is Asbestos a Concern?

Here's what you need to know about talc and the health-related claims surrounding...

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In Battle Over Johnson’s Baby Powder, Asbestos Opens a New Legal Front

In Battle Over Johnson’s Baby Powder, Asbestos Opens a...

Johnson & Johnson says its product is safe. But asbestos, a carcinogen that can...

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Crohn's, Colitis May Be Tied to Prostate Cancer

Crohn's, Colitis May Be Tied to Prostate Cancer

In a recent study, men with inflammatory bowel disease had higher PSA levels and...

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PT For Joint Pain Can Help You Avoid Opioids

PT For Joint Pain Can Help You Avoid Opioids

A study,of nearly 89,000 U.S. patients found that people given physical therapy...

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Does Diabetes Damage Brain Health?

Does Diabetes Damage Brain Health?

Researchers have found that people with diabetes had lower scores on verbal memory...

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CDC: U.S. Flu Activity Low Right Now, but Rising

CDC: U.S. Flu Activity Low Right Now, but Rising

Flu activity is still fairly low, but, as expected, has slowly increased over the...

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Albinism Strips Pigment From the Body, Including the Eyes

Albinism Strips Pigment From the Body, Including the Eyes

The pigment shortage may cause eyes to appear pink or red. In fact, the coloring...

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California Farm Linked to E. Coli in Romaine

California Farm Linked to E. Coli in Romaine

So far, 59 people across 15 states have come down with the often severe gastrointestinal...

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U.S. Gun Deaths Reach Record High

U.S. Gun Deaths Reach Record High

The numbers, which were confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...

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Is Eating Deli Meats Really That Bad for You?

Is Eating Deli Meats Really That Bad for You?

Even small amounts of processed meat increase the risk of colorectal cancer.

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Weekly Health Quiz: Vegetables, Sleep and the Best Exercise to Age Well

Weekly Health Quiz: Vegetables, Sleep and the Best Exercise...

Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.

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Breast Cancer Risk May Rise After Childbirth, but Is Still Low

Breast Cancer Risk May Rise After Childbirth, but Is Still...

Women who recently gave birth may have an increased risk of breast cancer that lasts...

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New Brain Research Sheds Light On Mental Illness

New Brain Research Sheds Light On Mental Illness

Researchers looked at specific genes and their regulatory networks to learn more...

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Holidays Hike Heart Attack Risk

Holidays Hike Heart Attack Risk

In the 15-year study of more than 300,000 people who’d had a heart attack, the risk...

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New Disease-Bearing Tick Could Spread Through U.S.

New Disease-Bearing Tick Could Spread Through U.S.

Huge swaths of land along the Eastern seaboard, the Midwest and the South would...