Shares Dec 23, 2015 05:00 PM EST
Being physically fit and aerobically active does not compensate for being obese, according to a large Swedish study.
Shares Dec 23, 2015 04:46 AM EST
Fourteen states had surges in the rates of deaths due to drug overdose in 2014. Drug overdose deaths are up by 137% nationally since 2000.
Shares Dec 22, 2015 10:47 PM EST
Two teens were discovered dead in an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning.
Shares Dec 20, 2015 06:57 PM EST
A brand-new health campaign in Australia is getting mixed reactions in social media.
Shares Dec 18, 2015 06:19 PM EST
The FDA is proposing a ban on the use of tanning beds by anyone under age 18. Tanning devices greatly increase the risk of skin cancer.
Shares Dec 17, 2015 06:18 PM EST
Teen alcohol, tobacco and drug use are continuing to go down.
Shares Dec 07, 2015 11:46 PM EST
New screening recommendations have just been released by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Shares Dec 02, 2015 07:13 PM EST
A small study suggests that having many Facebook friends may stress teens.
Shares Dec 02, 2015 06:58 PM EST
The Health Committee of Parliament wants to pass several strong measures against unhealthy food and drink.
Shares Nov 28, 2015 06:29 PM EST
The two leading causes for eye injuries severe enough to result in hospitalization are falling and fighting. FAlls was the most common cause of eye injuries in the elderly, and fights or other assaults were the most common cause in those under age 59.
Shares Nov 28, 2015 06:19 PM EST
More women under age 26 have health insurance, which had contributed to a higher rate of diagnosis of early-stage cervical cancer.
Shares Nov 25, 2015 11:34 PM EST
More studies have revealed why it’s great to keep pets especially when the children are still young. In the latest research, children who are surrounded by pets are less likely to develop anxiety and other mental health issues.
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