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( - ANN ARBOR, Mich.– It can be a nerve-wracking, game time decision for parents: whether their sick child should stay home from school.

Jan 16, 2017 - 12:07:21 PM

Mental Health

( - Questions of solid mental health are some of the most delicate – and important for employers to consider and answer about their employees.

Jan 16, 2017 - 11:54:46 AM

Food/Nutrition Columnist

( - Oatmeal is a great addition to anyone’s diet. A 1-cup serving costs 20 cents or less, has only 150 calories, and is a whole grain rich in a soluble fiber ....

Jan 15, 2017 - 8:55:21 AM

Contributing Columnist

( - The term “probiotics” refers to certain microorganisms (bacteria or yeast), ingested for therapeutic benefits--especially for gastrointestinal problems.

Jan 15, 2017 - 8:46:59 AM


( - At 81, John lives a very active life. This Massachusetts resident works full-time as a CPA and stays active with four grown children, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. However, in April, while walking to the bathroom one night, John fell.

Jan 13, 2017 - 4:00:14 PM


( - GENEVA, IL USA (January 13, 2017) - The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery today issued a consumer alert with a warning that increasing numbers of unlicensed personnel worldwide are performing substantial medical aspects of hair restoration surgery....

Jan 13, 2017 - 3:52:53 PM


( - A study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that as little as five to 10 minutes of low-intensity running a day can extend your life by several years....

Jan 13, 2017 - 2:48:08 PM

News : National

( - With cold winter weather already upon us, families without a home heating system or who are struggling to pay their heating bills....

Jan 13, 2017 - 1:54:10 PM

Medicare Issues

( - More than 11.8 million Medicare beneficiaries have received discounts over $26.8 billion on prescription drugs

Jan 13, 2017 - 1:08:24 PM

Health Tips

( - Planning for a dazzling smile on your wedding day—and in all those wedding photos—may be one of the smartest moves brides and grooms can make as they plan their big day.

Jan 13, 2017 - 11:43:23 AM

News : National

( - American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare, announced the appointment of Dr. Janet Helms to the position of National Director of its American Humane Farm Program.

Jan 13, 2017 - 11:29:07 AM

Eye Care

( - SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jan. 13, 2017 -- Most Americans do not realize that glaucoma typically has no early warning signs or symptoms.

Jan 13, 2017 - 11:23:07 AM

Health Tips

( - Veins that have become enlarged are termed as varicose veins. It is mostly the legs and ankles impacted by such veins.

Jan 13, 2017 - 10:47:33 AM

Obesity Issues

( - Children whose parents considered them to be ‘overweight’ tended to gain more weight over the following decade

Jan 13, 2017 - 9:08:35 AM


( - HERSHEY, Pa. — Even though the Zika virus hasn’t been in the news as much lately, it remains a serious public health concern.

Jan 12, 2017 - 3:26:34 PM

Health Tips

( - Certain quality-of-life factors, such as pain and anxiety, have a significant impact on the likelihood of endometrial cancer survivors....

Jan 12, 2017 - 3:06:45 PM

Cosmetic Surgery

( - In the first study evaluating patient-reported cosmetic outcomes in older women with breast cancer....

Jan 12, 2017 - 3:00:08 PM

Cancer Issues

( - In a pilot study conducted at MD Anderson Cancer Center, image-guided biopsies identified select breast cancer patients who achieved pathologic complete response....

Jan 12, 2017 - 2:53:15 PM

Food and Nutrition

( - Washington, DC (January 12, 2017) – New research analyzing the diets of people who eat pasta has revealed more good news about one of America’s favorite foods.

Jan 12, 2017 - 1:04:04 PM

Health Tips

( - A new CDC study demonstrates that Americans living in rural areas are more likely to die from five leading causes than their urban counterparts.

Jan 12, 2017 - 1:02:05 PM


( - In vitro fertilization has transformed reproductive medicine and sparked a number of therapeutic and diagnostic breakthroughs.

Jan 12, 2017 - 12:21:11 PM

News : National

( - Over the past two years, antiabortion members of Congress and state policymakers have fervently pursued a political and policy agenda to deny public funding to Planned Parenthood.

Jan 12, 2017 - 12:14:49 PM

Children's Health

( - Even before they are born, premature babies may display alterations in the circuitry of their developing brains

Jan 12, 2017 - 12:08:30 PM

Women's Health

( - COLUMBUS, Ohio) – As many as one in seven women suffer from depression during pregnancy, which not only impacts the mood of the mother, but also the health of the baby.

Jan 12, 2017 - 12:01:03 PM

Stress Issues

( - UConn Health psychiatry researchers have found that vulnerability to stress increases the likelihood that elderly adults with major depression....

Jan 12, 2017 - 11:52:50 AM

News : National

( - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization arm of Consumer Reports, today wrote to Congress warning of the drastic consequences consumers would face if lawmakers....

Jan 11, 2017 - 4:44:29 PM


( - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. Cheery robots may give people the creeps and serious robots may actually ease anxiety....

Jan 11, 2017 - 1:28:09 PM

Children's Health

( - LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 -- The Women's Hospital at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills celebrated its 75,000th delivery with the birth of twins.

Jan 11, 2017 - 1:19:15 PM


( - HealthSherpa, the premier health insurance enrollment company, today announced more than 750,000 people have used its service to enroll in coverage.

Jan 11, 2017 - 1:10:10 PM

Cancer Issues

( - DALLAS, January 11, 2017 ― More than a decade after the HPV vaccine was deemed both safe and effective by the FDA for preventing several types of cancer, the vaccine is still underused by those who could benefit.

Jan 11, 2017 - 12:32:13 PM


( - WASHINGTON – As the National Park Service enters its second century of service and strives to tell a more inclusive and diverse story of America’s history....

Jan 11, 2017 - 11:41:28 AM

Cancer Issues

( - New Brunswick, N.J. - January 11, 2017 - Cervical cancer is almost always caused by the high-risk types of the human papillomavirus (HPV), which nearly every sexually active person will be exposed to in their lifetime.

Jan 11, 2017 - 10:36:25 AM

Pain Issues

( - West Orange, NJ, January 10, 2017 - Some people love the dull, burning sensation after a tough workout.

Jan 11, 2017 - 9:43:41 AM

Arthritis Issues

( - BOCA RATON, Fla. (January 11, 2017) – For the millions of older adults who suffer from osteoarthritis in their lower extremities (hip, knee, ankle or foot), chair yoga is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain

Jan 11, 2017 - 9:33:40 AM

Cancer Issues

(  - BUFFALO, N.Y. – The anxiety many men experience after being diagnosed with prostate cancer may lead them to choose potentially unnecessary treatment options

Jan 11, 2017 - 9:14:33 AM

Alzheimer Issues

( - Antidepressant use nearly doubles the risk of hip fracture among community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer’s disease

Jan 11, 2017 - 8:37:20 AM

Product Recall

( - The glass tumblers can crack or break, posing laceration and burn hazards.

Jan 10, 2017 - 3:11:12 PM

Health Tips

( - SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Jan. 10, 2017) — Everyone gets an itch once in a while. Usually it only lasts for a short time and is often caused by annoyances like a mosquito bite or scratchy fabric

Jan 10, 2017 - 2:46:07 PM

Family Health

( - Colorado Springs, Colorado, January 10, 2017 - The National Swimming Pool FoundationⓇ (NSPFⓇ) is proud to announce the eighth installment of the Pool & Spa Operator™ Handbook since 2004

Jan 10, 2017 - 12:58:12 PM


( - A new report released today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shows that more than 11.5 million people....

Jan 10, 2017 - 11:40:29 AM

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