Today’s Headlines: CPR, Walking and Diabetes

When bystanders perform CPR, survivors go back to work. It’s terrifying when someone collapses in front of you from a heart attack or some other medical condition. But starting CPR…

Read more  »

Added Fructose Changes the Way You Think About Food

High-fructose corn syrup has found its way as a sweetener into just about every processed food you’ll find in the grocery store, from pasta sauce and soft drinks to premade meals….

Read more  »

Today’s Headlines: Sugar, Urine and Heart Failure

Sugar may help lower signs of stress, making you crave more. For some, sugary sweets can calm stress and anxiety during difficult times. A new study out this week has…

Read more  »

Soy May Be Protective Against Cancer

The health perspective on soy has been a much debated topic over the past several years. Proponents of soy consumption have pointed out that it’s contains high levels of fiber,…

Read more  »

Today’s Headlines: Junk Food, Fluoride and Snacking

Switching to junk food leads to a major change in gut bacteria. More and more research is showing that what you eat directly affects the bacteria in your gut and…

Read more  »

Treating Sleep Apnea Lowers Risk of Diabetes

How often do you wake up in the morning feeling refreshed and ready to tackle the day? Every morning? Some mornings? Never? Sleep apnea is a common problem that affects…

Read more  »

Today’s Headlines: Sugary Drinks, Bikram Yoga and Vaccines

High-fructose corn syrup linked to increases in heart risk factors. A lot of data has come out about the health problems caused by sugary drinks like soda or juice, but…

Read more  »

Your Genes Might Help Explain Why Mosquitoes Find You Tasty

We’ve all had that friend who never seems to be bothered by mosquitoes even when the rest of the crowd is being eaten alive. While research has accounted for some…

Read more  »

Today’s Headlines: Mindfulness, HPV Vaccines and Mammograms

Mindfulness training helpful in those with depression. Medications have been the mainstay of depression treatment because of their proven effectiveness. But new research has shown that careful mindfulness training may…

Read more  »

5 Days of Fatty Foods Change Muscle Metabolism

Sticking to a healthy diet can be a challenge, especially when you’re tempted with regular access to delicious foods. That temptation can escalate when you head off for vacation, where…

Read more  »