Health

One in six U.S. kids have mental health disorders

Washington DC, February 11, 2019 -- Roughly in six U.S. kids have at least one mental health disorder, and only about half of them...

Study details how high fiber diets make for healthier lives

London, January 10, 2019 - People who eat lots of high-fiber and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and...

Signs of progress and challenges as more patients survive cancer

As a growing number of people live decades after a cancer diagnosis, doctors and scientists are developing treatment guidelines for survivors. But a U.S....

Trump hails judge’s ruling against Obamacare as ‘great’

Washington DC, December 16, 2018 - President Donald Trump on Saturday hailed a court decision against Obamacare as “a great ruling for our country,”...

Self-weighing, self-awareness may prevent holiday weight gain

A brief program that encouraged people to track their weight and to be mindful of the excess energy in every holiday cookie or cup...

Showing people their own arteries might improve heart health

December 5, 2018 -- People who see vivid pictures of their own arteries getting clogged up with debris may be more likely to adopt...

Yoga, acupuncture might ease menopause hot flashes

November 30, 2018 - Acupuncture and yoga could offer relief from the hot flashes of menopause, a new analysis suggests. During hot flashes, women suddenly...

Could strength training boost heart health even more than cardio?

Lima, Nov 20, 2018 — New research presented over the weekend at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Latin America Conference 2018 in Lima,...

Selecting a Plan During Medicare Open Enrollment

By Gil Silva Deputy Regional Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Region IV (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN) Medicare Annual Open Enrollment period...

Heart attacks more likely when weather is frigid

Lund, October 24, 2018 - Heart attacks occur more often when temperatures plummet, a large new study suggests. Based on more than a decade and...