Colon cancer on the rise in young adults

A startling percentage of colorectal cancer patients are younger than 50, and the number is climbing. Diet and lifestyle may be to blame.

March 14, 2017 1

Could ‘love hormone’ be a weight-loss aid for men?

Oxytocin tied to reduced food intake.

March 10, 2017 0

Do ‘early birds’ get the healthier worm?

Late-to-bed types appear to have poorer eating habits.

March 9, 2017 1

Upset tummy? Or something more serious?

Learn how to spot 7 common digestive issues with tips on what to do and when to be concerned.

March 7, 2017 0

Some health fads may not be all that healthy

Vegetable juices, coconut oil have downsides, and gluten-free makes little difference for most.

March 6, 2017 0

Make your health a priority at any age

It’s never too early to take stock of your health.

March 4, 2017 0

10 daily servings of fruits, veggies = recipe for longevity

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer.

March 2, 2017 1

The brain can produce its own sugar

Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes.

March 1, 2017 0

The sour note on fake sweeteners

Childhood use of sugar substitutes jumped 200 percent from 1999 to 2012—and that's not a good thing.

February 26, 2017 0

Revolutionize your treadmill routine

Try these 6 tips to keep your workout from getting lame.

February 25, 2017 1

Troubling trend in senior prescriptions

In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.

February 22, 2017 0

Master the mealtime matchup  

Put down that broccoli and take a breath. You don’t have to go head-to-head with your feisty little one at every meal.

February 21, 2017 0