I know everybody is very excited about Gov. Chris Christie’s new effort to lose weight. Christie has reportedly lost 40 pounds so far, but it is important to remember that maintaining that weight loss will have a lot to do with adopting the proper diet and lifestyle.
Certain types of antidepressants may put people at an increased risk for developing a deadly superbug infection, a new study suggested.
Incidences of genital warts declined by more than 90 percent in adolescent and teenage girls in the first four to five years after the introduction of a free human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Australia, MedPage Today reported.
The supplement industry is a billion dollar business. Americans pour billions and billions of dollars into drinks, pills and tablets seeking better health and hoping to lower the risk of chronic disease. Multivitamins are among the most purchased supplements on the market, yet the value of the multivitamin is often called into question.
Whether it is holiday mayhem or all the little things that add up over the course of the year, stress can destroy your well-being. Stress negatively impacts multiple body systems, impairing your immune system, darkening your mood and adding a little extra padding to your waistline. Simple stress reduction techniques and a bit of awareness can ensure you don’t become a victim of stress.
Just like in fashion when trends come back in style – in medicine, too, some of these ‘old-time’ cures are making a comeback.
Leeches have been used for more than 2,500 years to treat many different ailments. The blood-suckers are utilized in India and other countries to treat gout, arthritis, vertigo, sinusitis and even acne.
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found many mothers are feeding babies solid foods earlier than the recommended age of six months, according to the Cleveland Clinic.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends solid foods are introduced to infants no earlier than six months of age.
Orthorexia is a relatively new term for a disorder where a person becomes obsessed with the “perfect diet” and the cleanliness of food, eating on a highly regulated regime.
Recent studies were unable to determine who can fall into the orthorexic trap, but in my experience as a health coach,women are a high-risk group.
Pricey robotic surgery shouldn't be the first or even second choice for most women who need a hysterectomy, says advice issued Thursday to doctors who help those women decide.
The preferred method: Operate through the vagina, using standard tools rather than a robot, said Dr. James Breeden, president of the American College of Obstetricians and...