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5 easy ways to enjoy tomatoes this summer

Off-the vine tomatoes aren't merely delicious. They're a nutritional powerhouse.

Published: 08/19/2017

Small changes in diet can lead to a longer life

Find out which foods contribute most to an improved diet.

Published: 08/18/2017

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.

Published: 08/17/2017

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.

Published: 08/16/2017

On vacation with diabetes: 9 things to pack

Planning an end-of-summer vacation? Here's what to take if you have diabetes.

Published: 08/15/2017

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.)

Published: 08/14/2017

Suicide searches increased after the release of '13 Reasons Why'

Internet searches after the series premiered showed increased interest in both suicide and prevention.

Published: 08/13/2017

Backpacks can be an everyday health hazard for kids

Learn how to help your child lighten the load of an overstuffed backpack.

Published: 08/12/2017

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.

Published: 08/11/2017

Beware of body-building products, FDA cautions

Body-building supplements promoted as hormone or steroid alternatives may actually contain steroids or steroid-like substances.

Published: 08/10/2017

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.

Published: 08/09/2017

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.

Published: 08/08/2017

Common psoriasis symptoms you should know

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. Learn the signs of psoriasis and how to keep it under control.

Published: 08/07/2017

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.

Published: 08/06/2017

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.

Published: 08/05/2017

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.

Published: 08/04/2017

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.

Published: 08/03/2017

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.

Published: 08/02/2017

Got clutter? This simple strategy could help

Is sentimental attachment keeping you from a clutter-free home? Try this.

Published: 08/01/2017

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.

Published: 07/31/2017

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.

Published: 07/30/2017

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.

Published: 07/29/2017

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.

Published: 07/28/2017

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.

Published: 07/27/2017

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.

Published: 07/26/2017