Health officials are reporting that more hospitals are encouraging new mothers to breastfeed their babies. Hospital practices that promote breastfeeding make the difference in whether and how long babies are breastfed
A study has confirmed that people who are inactive for hours each day have an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease even if they get regular exercise.
The association between being inactive and risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease was s…
Despite eating a very fatty diet, the Inuit people do not suffer many heart attacks which was credited to the high amount of omega-3 fatty acids in the fish they age. Now a study says that it isn't the omega-3s, it is their genes.
The Mediterranean diet appears to be linked with a reduced risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study. This is the first time that a randomized trial found an effect of a long-term diet intervention on breast cancer incidence.