Being overweight comes with chronic disease risks, such as higher cholesterol and higher blood pressure. These increase the risk of developing other diseases, including diabetes, which is at epidemic levels in the black community.
Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer. It is also largely preventable by regular screenings.
This Szechuan chicken stir fry is inexpensive and easy to make and a good source of potassium, fiber and protein.
Sugar is the body’s source of energy. You can’t live without it, but the type and amount of sugar you consume is key to good health.
Consumption of a variety of fruits and veggies is key to good health
Physical activity is an essential part of anyone’s day for good health, and it is especially important for children who are filled with boundless energy.
A heart-healthy recipe that is easy to make and low in saturated fats and sodium
Chicago’s Cook County Hospital has one of the busiest trauma centers in the nation, treating about 2,000 patients a year for gunshots, stabbings and other violent injuries. So when researchers started screening patients there for post-traumatic stress disorder in 2011, ...
Many consumers mistakenly assume that over-the-counter drugs can do no harm. But when improperly used, these medicines are lethal, killing hundreds of Americans and causing tens of thousands of hospitalizations every year, federal data show.
Glaucoma first affects peripheral, or side vision, but will progress if left untreated.
Glaucoma often runs in families and, although it is more common in older people, it can strike at any age.
Although glaucoma is not preventable, it can be detected and treated to prevent loss of vision.
People who have 20/20 vision can still have glaucoma
Because of Pap smears and vaccines for HPV, the incidence and death rates of cervical cancer have plummeted.
Brigham and Women's Hospital's Climbathon participants will be taking the stairs of Exchange Place to promote a healthy lifestyle. Stairs are an easy way to incorporate exercise into your daily return.