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  • Coffee: Good for us? Or bad for us? Two new studies disagree

    Coffee: Good for us? Or bad for us? Two new studies disagree
    Drinking lots of coffee is good for you!! Drinking lots of coffee will kill you!! These are the competing headlines pinging around the media universe Monday, causing whiplash among those of us who rely on a cup (or more) of the black stuff to fuel our...
  • Los Angeles City Hall in color

     
    Los Angeles City Hall gets lit in various colors in support of different causes....
  • Long John Silver's serves least healthful meal, food watchdog says

    Long John Silver's serves least healthful meal, food watchdog says
    Food-focused watchdog group Center for Science in the Public Interest has its hooks in Long John Silver’s, accusing the seafood chain of serving the least healthful meal in the country. The advocacy group said it ran laboratory tests on the chain&...
  • Randy Travis hospitalized with viral cardiomyopathy: What is it?

    Randy Travis hospitalized with viral cardiomyopathy: What is it?
    Country music star Randy Travis was hospitalized in Texas on Sunday with viral cardiomyopathy and is listed in critical condition, according to his website. Viral cardiomyopathy is a form of heart disease in which the heart muscle becomes weakened due...
  • What changes now that doctors have declared obesity a 'disease'?

    What changes now that doctors have declared obesity a 'disease'?
    Does it really matter if the medical establishment calls obesity a “disease” instead of a chronic health condition or a disorder? It’s a question doctors and public health experts are considering in the wake of Tuesday’s vote...
  • 1 in 4 stroke victims experiences PTSD, study finds

    1 in 4 stroke victims experiences PTSD, study finds
    Post-traumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD, is not just a problem for military veterans, sexual assault survivors and other crime victims  — it also plagues many stroke victims, according to new research. The study, published online Wednesday...
  • Researchers hail Supreme Court decision on gene patent

    Researchers hail Supreme Court decision on gene patent
    The U.S. Supreme Court decision that Myriad Genetics cannot patent two genes linked to ovarian and breast cancer came as welcome relief to researchers whose work on BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes had been thwarted by legal challenges from the company. But...
  • Do you need to be a vegetarian to lead a healthy life?

    Do you need to be a vegetarian to lead a healthy life?
    Can a vegetarian diet add years to your life? A new study suggests the answer could be yes. After examining the health records of 73,308 people for an average of nearly six years, researchers discovered that vegetarians were 12% less likely to die...
  • Study: Babies born after moms' weight loss surgery are healthier

    Study: Babies born after moms' weight loss surgery are healthier
    Of the many powers mothers wield, few are more extraordinary than the power to nudge a child's health prospects in one direction or another simply by having incubated that child in her womb. Research is uncovering more and more instances in which a...
  • Novel Middle East virus may take more than a week to sicken victims

    Novel Middle East virus may take more than a week to sicken victims
    The unfolding mysteries of the illness known as Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus already have the makings of an epidemiological thriller, and two newly published case reports offer grist for whoever writes the screenplay based on the latest...
  • Europeans seemingly healthier than ever -- with some caveats

    Europeans seemingly healthier than ever -- with some caveats
    The good news from a report just released by the European Environment Agency and the Joint Research Centre at the European Commission is that Europeans are living longer and healthier lives than ever. For that they can thank rigorous government policies...