Worst Drinks for Your Health
When people take steps to follow a diet or improve their health, they often leave beverages out of the equation. Here’s a list of some of the worst drinks when consumed in excess.
The Ways that Wine Sways Your Health
Many adults enjoy some wine at the end of the day to unwind, but that wine may be doing more than providing relaxation.
Cholesterol Meds May Lower Cancer Deaths
Cholesterol lowering medications called statins are among the most commonly prescribed medicines in the US. New research is suggesting these medications may lower more than cholesterol in prostate cancer patients.
Women’s Cancer Linked to Cholesterol Problems
You may already know that high overall cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. What you might not know is that survivors of some cancers may be more prone to having high amounts of fat in their blood.
Bread and Brain Cancer
One of the most important parts of medical science in pregnancy has been showing the effects of the maternal environment on the developing child.
Statins Drop Cancer Risk After Heart Transplant (ER, 5/20, 12:30 PM CST)
One of the most common causes of death following a heart transplant is cancer that develops years later. Researchers believe they have found a new strategy for preventing it.
Egg Yolks Aren't All Bad
Egg whites are known to be the healthy part of an egg, while egg yolks are often discarded because they seem to lack nutritional value and increase risk for diseases. This may not be completely true.
Drink Tea to Your Health
Scientists have long believed that green tea is more than just a tasty beverage. Green tea has been suspected of offering a number of health benefits ranging from help lowering cholesterol to fighting cancer and even assisting with heart problems.
Learning from History
In recognition of Black History Month we're taking a look at diseases for which African-Americans are at higher risk -- and what to do about them.
Weighing In on Body Image
Too fat. Too skinny. Apple-shaped. Pear-shaped. Women come in all shapes and sizes, and it's a subjective guessing game as to which standard of beauty will appeal to whom.