November 22, 2013 1:33 pm
A huge new study out today in The Lancet shows that reducing three key factors linked to obesity – high blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol – could cut heart disease in obese people by half.
November 21, 2013 7:33 pm
Americans are fatter and sicker than people in other comparable countries, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development finds.
November 19, 2013 5:13 pm
Driving investment to emerging social enterprises focused on the complete sanitation supply chain is the next frontier in sanitation programming.
November 14, 2013 4:43 pm
“Almost nobody knows that November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month,” said Chris Draft, former linebacker for the Washington Redskins. “It’s not just a smoker’s disease. Anyone can get lung cancer.”
November 14, 2013 2:06 pm
Only the second-ever set of US National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) guidelines on the management of overweight and obesity — and the first in 15 years — have been issued today.
November 12, 2013 2:50 pm
Scientists say that if all smokers in the world switched from cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, it could save millions of lives.
October 17, 2013 6:08 pm
The newly reopened federal government offered some hefty news Thursday: the U.S. obesity rate remains substantial, with more than a third of the nation’s adults officially in big-person clothes.
October 2, 2013 2:04 pm
Scientists claim that exercise may be just as effective as drugs for treating common conditions, such as coronary heart disease and stroke.
September 30, 2013 3:32 pm
Americans throw out billions of pounds of food every year because they falsely believe “sell-by” and “best-before” dates on package labels indicate food safety, researchers have found.
September 18, 2013 5:02 pm
The need for better mental health care is truly nationwide, and extensive new programming is needed.