5 easy ways to enjoy tomatoes this summer
Off-the vine tomatoes aren't merely delicious. They're a nutritional powerhouse.
Small changes in diet can lead to a longer life
Find out which foods contribute most to an improved diet.
Surgery may not be the answer for men with early prostate cancer
Men who don't get any treatment for early prostate cancer aren't any more likely to die from the disease than those who have surgery, according to a study.
Anaphylaxis: Too many kids missing timely epinephrine shot
A new study found that more than half of kids who experienced anaphylaxis, which is life-threatening, didn't get an epinephrine shot before arriving at an ER or urgent care center.
On vacation with diabetes: 9 things to pack
Planning an end-of-summer vacation? Here's what to take if you have diabetes.
How to view a solar eclipse safely
Check out these steps for viewing the eclipse. (Bonus: You can even make your own solar eclipse projector.)
Suicide searches increased after the release of '13 Reasons Why'
Internet searches after the series premiered showed increased interest in both suicide and prevention.
Backpacks can be an everyday health hazard for kids
Learn how to help your child lighten the load of an overstuffed backpack.
Step counts linked to national obesity rates
A study suggests that countries where most people walk the same amount have lower obesity rates than countries that have a big activity gap.
Beware of body-building products, FDA cautions
Body-building supplements promoted as hormone or steroid alternatives may actually contain steroids or steroid-like substances.
Sitting around is bad for your health, especially if you're watching TV
A new study suggests watching TV is even more of a health hazard than other sedentary activities.
Minnesota measles outbreak shows importance of vaccines
Skipping the measles vaccine doesn't protect against autism. But it does put kids at risk for catching measles.
Common psoriasis symptoms you should know
August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. Learn the signs of psoriasis and how to keep it under control.
3 good reasons your child should see a doctor before school starts
If you haven't already done so, now's a good time to make your child an appointment for a back-to-school health exam.
Munchies for the motorway: 5 ideas for healthy road-trip snacks
Try these road-friendly snack solutions to curb in-between-meals hunger without ruining your diet.
A soda a day during pregnancy may mean extra weight for your child later
A study suggests that what a mom drinks during pregnancy could influence how much her child weighs 8 years later.
Widely used heartburn drugs may be linked to earlier death
If you take medicine to control heartburn, you might want to read this story before you pop another pill.
Many women still don't know about the No. 1 cause of female deaths
A new study highlights the lack of knowledge about the greatest threat to women's health.
Got clutter? This simple strategy could help
Is sentimental attachment keeping you from a clutter-free home? Try this.
Teens with poor body image more likely to drink and smoke
How kids perceive themselves, good or bad, influences risky behaviors, says a new study.
It's zucchini time! Yep, you've got too much. Now what?
Get inspired with these 8 creative ways to enjoy summer's super-abundant squash.
The microbial menace that may be lurking in your public pool
More and more public pools are being contaminated by a germ that can turn a fun day in the water into weeks' worth of severe diarrhea or worse.
Combining blood pressure meds in smaller doses may lead to fewer side effects
You'll want to read this news if you take blood pressure medications.
Placenta pills may pose unnecessary risk of infection to baby
You may have heard about certain female celebrities eating their dehydrated placenta in pill form. But a new report warns of the possible harmful effects of this latest fad.
Women turn to friends and family to help decide about cancer care
When women learn they have breast cancer, they're likely to turn to their closest allies to help make decisions. And that's a good thing.