Graphic images on cigarette labels affect smokers’ brains

Emotional pictures are more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers find.

February 20, 2015 0

Dentists offer tips to keep kiddos cavity-free

Don't let misinformation rot your children's teeth. Get the facts.

February 19, 2015 9

Happy Hatter program delivers for kids with cancer

Children and teens scored hats, lots of hats.

February 17, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Inactivity a major danger with blood clots

Traveling to a sunny location? Sitting at your desk all day long? Do some leg pumps and listen up because deep vein thrombosis could affect you.

February 17, 2015 0

Nighttime leg cramps peak in summer

Study findings could lead to changes in treatment for this nocturnal ailment.

February 17, 2015 0

Energy drinks tied to inattention, hyper behavior in middle schoolers

Researchers conclude that your kids really shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages.

February 14, 2015 0

Snowboarding safety on the slopes

The key to safely enjoying the snow comes down to understanding the risks, wearing protective gear and getting proper treatment for injuries.

February 13, 2015 0

Second that emotion

New study reaffirms long-held belief that positive feelings have tangible health benefits.

February 13, 2015 0

Smokers may get less benefit from drugs for arthritic back pain

Study authors say inflammation or a lack of oxygen among possible reasons.

February 12, 2015 0

Many states still in flu’s grip, but some areas report declines

Don’t let your guard down: CDC expects to see high activity for several more weeks.

February 11, 2015 0

What is GERD?

GERD happens when gastric acid from your stomach backs up into your food pipe or esophagus.

February 10, 2015 0

Many Americans face pain, depression in their final year

Study finds significant increase in symptoms, despite efforts to improve end-of-life care.

February 10, 2015 1