Sláinte! Celebrate St. Paddy's with a green feast
It's the perfect time to add healthy green veggies to your diet
Seniors: A DASH-style diet may head off depression
The typical American diet, with lots of red meat and saturated fat, may actually raise depression risk.
Now there's a blood test for concussions
Save money and headaches by avoiding brain scans you don't need. Learn how this blood test can diagnose head injuries, and take a quiz about your brain.
Stay active as you age for a healthier brain
A new study finds more gray matter in the brains of active seniors, possibly making them less susceptible to dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Read our tips for how to stay active as you age.
Cardiac arrest: Fast action saves lives
As many as 3,459 lives could be saved each year with public defibrillators, bystanders and initiative. Are you ready?
Are bed bugs' feces worse than their bites?
A study suggests that bed bug-infested homes may contain high levels of a compound called histamine, which in some people may trigger health problems.
Q&A: Multiple sclerosis
As many as 350,000 Americans have multiple sclerosis. Find answers to these 5 common questions.
Bug bombs: They're also hurting humans
Despite stepped-up warning labels, the number of people getting sick from bug bombs hasn't budged.
Toddler drinks not good for toddlers, says study
The labels on toddler drinks are inaccurate and misleading. Should FDA step in?
9 reasons to get a flu shot now
The vaccine will prevent thousands of flu hospitalizations and deaths.
Only about 1 in 3 people newly diagnosed seek timely treatment for depression
Even though depression is treatable, most people who are diagnosed with it don't start therapy right away, a new study suggests.
Are you ready to spring forward?
Switching to daylight saving time can be hard to do if you're already losing sleep. Hit the pillow at a reasonable hour.
Colorectal cancer: Numbers to know
Screening tests can remove growths before they have a chance to turn into cancer.
Be safe, not sorry: Learn concussion signs
Brain Injury Awareness Month is a great time to find out what a concussion looks and feels like. It could save your life.
The MIND diet protects the brain after a stroke
Research also shows this diet helps lower the risk for Alzheimer's disease.
Fish oil supplements don't seem to prevent heart disease
Omega-3 fatty acids are often recommended to prevent heart disease. But a new study suggests the supplements don't make a significant impact.
Vaping: Safer than cigarettes, but risky for kids
The nicotine intake from e-cigarettes can be similar to that of traditional cigarettes.
'Pro-inflammatory' diets linked to colorectal cancer
A new study shows a link between colorectal cancer and inflammatory foods (including red and processed meats).
Orthorexia: When healthy eating goes too far
People with this eating disorder fear foods they don't consider pure enough.
Feeling fluish? Don't go to the office
If you think your coworkers will admire your work ethic, think again. They'd likely prefer you keep your germs to yourself.
Standing several hours a day can help drop weight
Standing up burns more calories than sitting—enough that you may notice.
A newer, better shingles vaccine
Shingrix is recommended as the preferred shingles vaccine for adults age 50 and older.
Why is melanoma on the rise in people middle-aged and older?
While young adults are getting melanoma at a slower rate, this deadly skin cancer is on the rise in other groups. Here's why.
Heart attack more likely during the first few days of flu
A new study shows that people who get the flu have an increased risk for heart attack, particularly in the first week of the flu.
Breast cancer treatments may harm women's hearts
A new study shows that breast cancer treatment carries heart risks. Fortunately, there are things women can do to minimize these risks while still getting the care they need.