Study: Smartphone Apps Best For Calorie CountersResearchers found people were more likely to stick to a food diary when keeping track with a smartphone app.
Study: Deaths Rates Rising in Middle-Aged WhitesThe U.S. death rate has been falling for decades, but researchers have detected one group in which the rates have been steadily ticking up - middle-aged white people. Suicides and deaths from drug overdose and alcohol abuse are being blamed.
Study: Wimpy Muscles Stronger Than Bodybuilder MusclesGram for gram, a bodybuilder's muscles are actually less powerful than the muscle mass of someone who doesn't lift weights.
Young At Heart? Not Most Americans, Government Report Says Your heart might be older than you are. A new government report suggests age is just a number - and perhaps not a very telling one when it comes to your risk of heart attack or stroke.
New Medical App Allows Doctors To Share ImagesSmartphone app Figure1 is helping doctors and medical professionals compare notes by sharing images.
Survey: Primary Care Doctor Shortage Result Of ACAA shortage of primary care doctors has emerged as thousands of people gained insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey.
How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin FeverWinter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination CaseA pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
Study: Regular Exercise Adds Years To Life SpanAll that exercise will pay off, and could even add years to your life. Canadian researchers recently found young adults who did 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week added up to five years to their lives.
Possibility Of Erasing Bad Memories Moves Closer Toward RealityImagine having all your bad memories erased from your mind.
CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In HospitalsPeople who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose hospice, according to a new study by local researchers.