Health effects of using portable electronic devices studied

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association have jointly conducted a study on...

5 hidden dangers summer can pose to pets

As people head outdoors to enjoy the summer weather, one of the ways many choose to do so is by spending time with their...

Is sugar the new tobacco? Some companies are worried that it is

Is sugar the new tobacco? Amid growing concerns that sugar is one of the main culprits in the global obesity ("globesity") epidemic, people are...

5 natural sleep aids

Sleep restores us. And not getting enough of it can put us at greater risk of heart disease and cancer. Sleep even makes us...

Guarding Against Deadly Blows to the Chest in Kids’ Sports

Jack Crowley was 15 when a baseball hit him in the chest and stopped his heart. The Long Island teen survived thanks to a...
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American Medical Association votes to BAN prescription drug commercials

AMA board chair-elect Patrice Harris said that the vote "reflects concerns among physicians about the negative impact of commercially-driven promotions," specifically railing on the...

Federal dietary guidelines put spotlight on sugar

According to this: "A newly released set of federal dietary guidelines has brought renewed and timely focus on reducing sugar intake. For the first time, the...

Scurvy, TB, Scarlet fever – Victorian diseases making comeback

LONDON (CNN) — Josie Garrett seems like a healthy and happy 24-year-old when we meet her in between classes at University College London where...

Photos of your kids that you shouldn’t post to social media

If anyone knows how tempting it is to share our kids' hysterical, adorable, or unreal moments with our entire social networks, it's us. We...