Health Tips

How Eating Speed Might Affect Weight Loss

Mar 02, 2018
How fast you eat might affect your ability to lose weight, according to a new study. This study examined eating speed and other factors in patients with type 2 diabetes. The researchers found that eating slowly, not eating within two hours...

Aging and the Effects of Inactivity

Feb 23, 2018
Getting older comes with a lot of changes, and one of those changes might be how your muscles react to inactivity, according to a new study. Elderly people who don't get enough exercise may experience more severe muscular impacts than...

This Year's Flu Shot: What You Need to Know

Feb 16, 2018
You might have heard that this season's flu vaccine may not be as effective as expected, but that doesn't change the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) recommendations for vaccination. This recent discovery has led to many...

Teens and Substance Use

Feb 09, 2018
There's good news and bad news about how adolescents in the United States are using substances like nicotine, marijuana and opioids. According to the 2017 Monitoring the Future survey, electronic cigarettes and marijuana appeared to be...

Preventing Depression in Menopause

Feb 02, 2018
Hormone therapy may prevent depression in women who are in the early stages of menopause, according to a new study. Because depression risk appears to increase as women begin to enter menopause, this research could provide good news for...

To Prevent Drug Interactions, Communication Is Key

Jan 26, 2018
A lack of communication between older adults and their health care providers could be putting patients at risk of drug interactions. Many older adults are at a higher risk of drug interactions due to the number of medications they take....