Digital Health Headlines

Today’s Headlines: Hugs, Pollution and Weight Loss

Hugs can help keep you healthy. We all love the embrace of someone we’re close to, but that hug could convey more than good feelings. A new study out this…

Read more  »
choosing vegetables at the market woman

Glycemic Index Unhelpful When Food Is Healthy

Glycemic index has quickly become a popular way to judge the sugar content of foods. The index looks at how fast foods increase the amount of sugar in your blood….

Read more  »
Digital Health Headlines

Today’s Headlines: Comfort Food, Yoga and Glucosamine/Chondroitin

Mood bounces back even without comfort food. When you’re feeling down or stressed, it can seem easy to turn to comfort foods. But new research shows that you’d probably feel…

Read more  »
woman choosing food

Length of Food Decision Reflects What You’re Factoring In

When you open up the cupboard, how do you decide what you’re going to snack on? Is it based on what you’re craving? The tastiest thing you lay eyes on?…

Read more  »
Digital Health Headlines

Today’s Headlines: Menstrual Cramps, Feeling Full and Sleep

Smoking increases pain of cramps. Menstrual cramps are bad enough without smoking coming along to make them worse. But new research has found that women who smoke are more likely…

Read more  »
alcohol woman in bed beer

Alcohol Causes the Wrong Kind of Sleepiness

Whether it’s a glass of wine or a shot of brandy, many are familiar with the sleep inducing effects of an evening drink. Alcohol is so popular, in fact, that…

Read more  »
Digital Health Headlines

Today’s Headlines: Mammograms, Surgery Problems and HPV

Regular mammography with ultrasound unreliable for dense breasts.  The medical community has long struggled to effectively screen women with dense breast tissue for breast cancer. That’s because dense tissue is…

Read more  »
running in the winter dog woman

Vitamin C May Help With Breathing Troubles After Exercise

If you sometimes struggle to catch your breath after exercise, you’re not alone. About 10% of the general population and 90% of asthmatics have trouble breathing and symptoms like cough…

Read more  »
Digital Health Headlines

Today’s Headlines: Online Ratings, Saturated Fat and Cell Phones

Online doctor ratings may not reflect real quality. Next time you’re picking a doctor, you may want to be wary of the ratings they’ve been given online. A new study…

Read more  »
late night snack donut fridge

Eating Time May Influence Weight Gain

When humans first started to walk the planet, food was pretty scarce. We often went for long periods of time without a big meal, and even when food was plentiful…

Read more  »