Health Tips

A Look at Women's Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions

Aug 25, 2017
Many women with early-stage breast cancer may consider aggressive treatment choices, a new study found. More than half of the 2,362 women in this study said they at least considered having both breasts removed (double mastectomy) even...

Epilepsy on the Rise

Aug 18, 2017
The number of Americans with epilepsy appears to be on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). An estimated 3.4 million adults in the United States are living with epilepsy. From 2010 to 2015, the...

The Burden of Opioid Misuse

Aug 11, 2017
A large portion of people who used opioids reported misusing them, according to a new study. This study found that, in 2015, more than 91.8 million people in the United States used prescription opioids. Of those, 11.5 million said they...

Preventing Dementia

Aug 09, 2017
Various lifestyle changes and health interventions might theoretically prevent up to a third of dementia cases, according to a new report. This report highlighted the potential to prevent or delay some dementia cases by managing issues...

Healthy Habits May Help with Pregnancy

Aug 04, 2017
Safely exercising and dieting before and during pregnancy may reduce weight gain, diabetes risk and the need for a C-section, a new study found. Of course, every pregnancy is different, and it's extremely important that you speak with your...

The Risks of Artificial Sweeteners

Jul 28, 2017
Artificial sweeteners may raise your risk of a host of health problems, according to a new study. Stevioside (Stevia), sucralose and aspartame appeared to increase the long-term risk of obesity, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and ...