Check with your doctor before popping aspirin for heart health
A customer looks over the menu at a McDonald's drive-thru in Williamsville, N.Y.
For academic success, feed the brain! But steer clear of fast food.
Don't let the clouds fool you! You still need sunscreen on overcast or even rainy days.
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll hugs DeShawn Shead after overtime of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 28-22 to advance to Super Bowl XLIX. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Feeling down? Blood pressure up? Hug it out!
Feeling really fatigued? Cold all the time? Unexplained weight gain? Could be your thyroid!
We're now a few weeks into the new year, so it's time for a reality check on that new fitness routine and resolution to eat better. Here are some expert tips on reaching your goals, and some advance moves for the experts among us.
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Chili peppers add spice to your life, but can also help your health.
Medical student Chelsea Spriggs receives a flu vaccination in Chicago.
As predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It's only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick, according to a government study released Thursday.
FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2007 file photo, discarded cigarette cartons lie on the floor as people gather at a one hour " Stop Smoking" promotion in a bar in central London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
Dr. Linda Petter shares with us some interesting strategies you might not have thought about.
The World Health Organization says the two leading Ebola vaccines appear safe and will soon be tested in healthy volunteers in West Africa.
Most of us know that resolving to lose weight can be easier said than done.
That's why so many people turn to weightloss products that claim to be the miracle, quick fix you are looking for.
Doctors and health experts regularly remind us of the importance of getting your flu shot.
But for those who don't, there are natural ways to help stave off the nasty bug.
Sue Carroll, head of the microbiology section in the laboratory at Advocate BroMenn Regional Medical Center, tests for the presence of flu virus in patients' fluid samples.
The flu is rampant in most of the country, and health officials say the season could peak soon.
Still seeking a golden tan, some teenagers don't seem to worry about the dangers of indoor tanning
In this Oct. 28, 2006, file photo, a mock patient is wheeled in an isolation pod during a drill at the Nebraska biocontainment unit in the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb.
Health officials are celebrating some important victories in 2014, and Time magazine even named Ebola fighters the persons of the year. Nevertheless, this was a black-eye year for public health.