‘Thrifty’ metabolism might sabotage us

People who are obese have to work harder to win the battle with the bulge.

May 17, 2015 0

Have heart problems? Watch the protein

Bacon and eggs are yummy, but diets rich in animal protein have been linked to an increased risk of heart disease, colon cancer and diabetes.

May 14, 2015 0

3 steps may boost healthier eating

Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal.

May 11, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Conquering menopause—at any age

Blindsided by menopause? Expert offers 7 tips that could work for you.

May 3, 2015 2

Constipation 911

Emergency room visits for constipation have risen significantly. If you’re plugged up, don't just sit there. Speak up!

May 2, 2015 0

When binge-watching goes bad

Marathon TV sessions can dramatically increase diabetes risk.

April 29, 2015 0

Myths and facts about energy drinks

Looking for a remedy for tiredness? Think twice before downing an energy drink.

April 22, 2015 5

Stronger muscles = Healthier bones in kids

Research shows better bone health in childhood could stave off osteoporosis in later adulthood.

April 21, 2015 0

Recalls of ice cream, hummus spur listeria warnings

CDC makes recommendations for keeping you and your family healthy.

April 13, 2015 0

Doctor’s advice carries weight with patients

Study shows that people are more likely to drop the pounds, and keep them off, if their doc tells them to.

April 6, 2015 0

Iced tea and kidney failure

What you need to know about oxalate crystals and your diet.

April 5, 2015 0

Walking the talk—for 25,000 miles

Primary care doctors outfit their team with wristband fitness trackers and issue a group challenge: walk around the world in 2015.

April 3, 2015 2