Health News

Tips: Spring clean your workout and diet

If your body needs an extra jump-start to get fit for the seasons ahead, personal trainer Josef Brandenburg has tips on how to quickly and effectively get in shape for spring.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 07:16am EDT

Ben's Run: Local charity makes strides in leukemia care

Clare Goldfogle lost her son, Ben, to leukemia in 2009.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 04:46am EDT

Schools increasingly check students for obesity

Schools increasingly measure students to check obesity rates, sparking privacy debate

Monday - 03/31/2014, 03:08am EDT

Sebelius: Texas opposition hasn't helped sign-ups

Sebelius: Political opposition in Texas to health care law hasn't helped insurance sign-ups

Monday - 03/31/2014, 01:50am EDT

Study: Married folks have fewer heart problems

Healthy vows: Married folks are less likely to have any kind of heart problem, big study finds

Monday - 03/31/2014, 01:26am EDT

2 cases of deadly Ebola virus confirmed in Liberia

2 cases of deadly Ebola virus confirmed in Liberia, health minister says; 1 dead

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 11:10pm EDT

Study finds many preteens have high cholesterol

Study of Texas preteens finds one-third with bad cholesterol levels; supports screening tests

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Study: MMA brain injury risk higher than boxing

Study: Risk of brain trauma from MMA higher than other martial arts, including boxing

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 03:50pm EDT

Rural residents confront higher health care costs

Rural residents confront higher health care costs compared to those who live in urban areas

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 03:20pm EDT

Diet drinks are harmful for some women

Postmenopausal women who drink multiple diet drinks are more likely to have a cardiovascular event.

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 02:27pm EDT

London skeletons reveal secrets of the Black Death

Centuries-old London skeletons reveal secrets of the Black Death, and its victims

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 07:32am EDT

US autism estimate rises to 1 in 68 children

Government autism estimate increases to 1 in 68 children, a 30 percent move in 2 years

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 07:14pm EDT

FDA Oks new therapy to prevent hemophilia bleeding

FDA approves new anticlotting medicine for hemophilia B, 1st to reduce number of shots needed

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 01:20pm EDT

8 cases of Ebola turn up in Guinea's capital

8 cases of Ebola reported in capital of Guinea as fears rise over outbreak of deadly virus

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 12:20pm EDT

India is polio-free after 3 years with no new case

WHO declares India polio-free after 3 years with no new cases; last is lively 4-year-old girl

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 10:30am EDT

Britain: 2 people catch tuberculosis from pet cat

British health officials say 2 people catch tuberculosis from pet cat, risk to others very low

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 10:10am EDT

Highlights of MLB Drug Agreement Changes

Highlights of Major League Baseball Drug Agreement Changes

Friday - 03/28/2014, 08:30pm EDT

Ohio couple drops lawsuit over gay marriage ban

Gay married couple drops lawsuit to overturn Ohio's gay marriage ban after obtaining insurance

Friday - 03/28/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Smartphone app helps alcoholics stay sober: Study

Sober smartphone app helps recovering alcoholics stay sober; its GPS keeps them away from bars

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:56pm EDT

Dayton denies telling mother to buy pot on street

Minnesota governor denies suggested mom of sick child to buy marijuana off the street

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:50pm EDT
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