Health News

Can't Sleep and Can't Relax? The Heart Might Be at Risk
Struggling to fall asleep or relax may do more than cause damage at work or home — it could damage the heart.
Ovarian Problem May Have Other Health Effects
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and infertility have been well-known dance partners for many years. Now new evidence suggests that PCOS is also dancing with a lot of other chronic health issues.
What a Daily Drink Might Do for Your Heart
That nightcap or glass of wine with dinner may be doing more than just relaxing you at the end of a long day. It could be boosting your heart health.
Staying Fit to Stay Sharp
Memory and thinking tend to slow down in older adults, but those who stay physically active may keep their minds running smoothly.
7 Ways to Boost Your Immune System
Flu season is upon us! Check out these tips to boost your immune system - before you get the sniffles! 
New Treatment Helped More Patients Ditch Nicotine
If you can fight fire with fire, why not fight addiction to nicotine with another chemical?
Smoking Rate Hit All-Time Low
Efforts to reduce smoking like public bans and media campaigns may be having an effect. The number of Americans who smoke may be smaller than it has ever been.
Unhappy Marriages May Lead to Unhealthy Hearts
A bad marriage can be a real heartbreaker. That’s the message from a new study that looked at how marriage affects the development of heart disease over time.
Home Exercise: Help for Hopelessness in Heart Disease
What can improve heart disease patients' mood and outlook? A new study suggests that exercising at home could help the emotional health status of these patients.
Treatment for Irregular Heartbeat May Raise Dementia Risk
For people with irregular heartbeats, the anti-clotting medication warfarin can prevent strokes. But, combined with other medications over a long period of time, it may cause other health problems.