Health officials have long been warning us about the overuse of antibiotics and the rise of drug-resistant “superbugs.” Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is shining a light on how hospitals are contributing to the problem.
You’ve got your favorite team. Your bracket is ready to go. All that’s left to do is choose the perfect menu star while the competition on the court—and on the sidelines—heats up. Serve up something your friends and family will ...
With February being Black History Month and Heart Awareness Month, it’s a good time to talk about something that uniquely impacts our community more than any other—high blood pressure, also known as hypertension.
If paying the bills and putting food on the table put adults’ nerves on edge, just imagine how today’s overscheduled, frequently tested teenagers must feel.
Treating depression in its early stages might help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, a new study suggests.
According to Chef Judson Allen, a “Next Food Network Star” finalist and chef who has maintained a 150-pound weight loss, Americans can take care of their hearts without sacrificing their favorite foods.
Adults with diabetes are vulnerable to flu and its complications, experts say. Now a large new study finds they’re also at higher risk of being hospitalized for flu.
Could your warm and cozy home be hindering your weight-loss efforts? Dutch researchers say keeping temperatures a little chillier at home and the office might be an additional weapon in the fight against obesity.
If you can’t get relief from your asthma, the way you communicate with your allergist might be part of the problem, according to two new studies.
Whether you’re following a weight loss plan or simply maintaining healthy habits, finding foods that are nutritious sources of protein and promote satiety can help curb your urge to snack throughout the day.
As new food and health trends appear across the country, pork makes the list as not only a delicious menu choice, but one that is both lean and versatile. With so many cuts to choose from, pork makes it easy ...
When hosting your next get together, share a great meal that offers a variety of foods that are both delicious and good for you.
It may be easy to see that beauty is deeply rooted in your family tree. But some things that are passed down from generation to generation are not as easily seen—like glaucoma.
More Black women have high blood pressure than Black men and White men and women, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
NEW YORK—Blood pressure readings above the ideal but below the formal definition of “high” still raise a person’s risk of death from stroke and heart disease and should be addressed, according to a new study.