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How Heart Disease Treatment Entered the Modern Age

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Medicine

Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ Farewell, Individual Mandate

The compromise tax bill emerging from Republican efforts in Congress appears to have jettisoned a number of contentious health-related changes. …

Health Care

Is ‘Man Flu’ a Real Thing?

In an environment in which men are being vilified for abusing their power, it’s hard to know what to make of the latest developments in the so-called …

Research

The GQ Doctor: Help! I'm losing my hair

The GQ surgery is open and the doctor will see you now. This week: what to do about hair loss...<p><b>Dear GQ Doc,<br>I’m only 30, but I think I’m losing my</b> …

Hair

CDC: Zika leads to severe developmental challenges for kids as they age

Zika-infected babies face severe developmental challenges in their first years of life, including issues with eating, sleeping and serious motor impairments, according to a new CDC report released Thursday.<p>The report is the first to detail the developments of children with microcephaly, a birth …

Viruses

Does Christmas music turn you into the Grinch?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Does Christmas music put you in the spirit of giving or turn your heart two sizes too small?<p>If you find yourself relating to a hairy, green, holiday-hating beast known as the Grinch when your ears are filled with the sounds of the season, you're in good company.<p>A 2011 Consumer Reports poll …

Christmas

How this mom's 'terrifying' postpartum depression turned her into an activist

Two years ago, Nicole Zimmerman was a new mom who should have been basking in the joys of first-time motherhood and cuddling her newborn son.<p>That wasn't the case, to her dismay.<p>"I had postpartum depression after the birth of my son," she told Megyn Kelly TODAY. "It was a terrifying experience. …

American Psychological Association

New non-invasive test speeds tuberculosis diagnosis

Researchers at George Mason University have developed a urine test to identify tuberculosis cases, per New Scientist. The method — which worked …

Medicine

Lead Your Active Life As Safely and Healthily as Possible

People think that everyone that is living an active life is living as safely and healthily as possible. There are activities that are more dangerous …

Sunscreen

Hijacked sperm carry chemo drugs to cervical cancer cells

There’s a new use for sperm – delivering cancer drugs.<p>Standard chemotherapy is toxic to both cancer cells and normal cells, leading to symptoms like …

Cancer

Is alcohol good or bad for you?

Chances are you've heard that alcohol in moderation may offer certain health benefits. But do the pluses of moderate drinking really outweigh the …

Alcohol

Is Your Blood Pressure Too High for a Healthy Heart?

Blood pressure often — but not always — rises with age. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is silent but raises risks of heart disease, stroke and …

Diabetes

Medical advances to watch for in 2018

The New Year will likely bring continued developments in the fight to improve our health. In 2017, we've seen headlines about new guidelines for …

Medicine

The Do-Anywhere Bodyweight Program: The workout to blast your arms

This is the Do-Anywhere Bodyweight Program, a series of circuits designed to give you a solid cardio and strength training workout regardless of …

Exercise

New app helps stressed teens with mental health concerns

As our Stressed Out Teens series continues, Megyn Kelly is joined by two Montana teens and the creator of an app called #LetsTalk that helps the teens contend with anxiety and other challenges. They talk about the high suicide rate among Montana teens: “I think it has a lot to do with trying to act …

Teens

Ebola victims sue Sierra Leone government over mismanaged funds

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Two Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone filed a lawsuit in a regional court on Friday, accusing the government of mismanaging funds during an epidemic that killed more than 3,000 people in the West African nation.<p>More than 11,300 people died in total during the worst outbreak of …

Disease

10 health questions that had you Googling this year

<b>(CNN) —</b> What is lupus? How long does the flu last? What causes hiccups?<p>Those are just some of the health-related questions that Internet surfers in the United States asked Dr. Google in 2017, according to a list provided by Google spokeswoman Evan Barbour Grippi.<p>The data were collected from January …

Francia Raisa

Do you know when exactly to drink cold and warm water?

People often get confused when to drink hot water and when to have cold water, here's all you need to know.<p>Staying hydrated is extremely crucial for …

Wellness

An overlooked epidemic: Older Americans taking too many unneeded drugs - Salon.com

Consider it America’s other prescription drug epidemic.<p>For decades, experts have warned that older Americans are taking too many unnecessary drugs, often prescribed by multiple doctors, for dubious or unknown reasons. Researchers estimate that 25 percent of people ages 65 to 69 take at least five …

Medicine

Mom of 5 who lost home in Hurricane Harvey learns she's expecting quadruplets

A Hurricane Harvey survivor who lost her home in the devastating floodwaters was shocked to learn that she is expecting naturally conceived quadruplets. Ruth Gichana and her husband, Joshua, already have five children and have been living in two separate apartments since losing their Texas home, …

Hurricane Harvey

20-Minute Barbell Workouts That Don’t Suck

One of the reasons it’s so temping to skip the gym: too many options. Machines, ropes, med balls, and dumbbells — an overwhelming number of choices, …

Fitness

Sleep problems tied to female infertility

(Reuters Health) - Women with sleep disorders other than sleep apnea may be more than three times as likely to experience infertility as their counterparts who don’t have trouble sleeping, a recent study suggests.<p>When insomnia was to blame for women’s sleeping difficulties, they were more than four …

Sleep

Overall teen drug use is down, but marijuana and vaping are up

Teen use of marijuana remains high and vaping appears to be one reason, a new U.S. survey shows.<p>One in 10 high school seniors said they had vaped marijuana at least once in the past year. It was the first time the annual survey asked about marijuana vaping and "it's much higher than I expected," …

Cannabis

Chimpanzees can catch the “common cold” from humans—and it can kill them

A spate of sudden deaths among a community of chimpanzees in Uganda was caused by the common cold, passed on by humans.<p>A group of scientists investigating a 2013 outbreak in Kibale National Park discovered that a human cold virus was responsible for the deaths of five chimps out of a community of …

Medicine

The 20 Best Cassey Ho Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Try the Blogilates founder's favorite moves for stronger abs, leaner legs, and a perkier butt.

Fitness

Is an Ice Cream Binge Bad for the Heart?

<b>Q.</b> <b>Is there a cardiovascular difference between eating a pint of ice cream in one sitting versus eating it over a period of time, such as a week?</b><p><b>A.</b> Bingeing on ice cream has physiological effects that can potentially strain the cardiovascular system, “but let’s be honest, tons of people have eaten a …

Formerly 639-Lb. Man Debuts His Weight Loss of 303 Lbs.: 'I'm Like a New Person'

Just over a year ago, Jermaine Gause went on <i>The Doctors</i> in need of help. At 639 lbs., he was morbidly obese and afraid of dying.<p>“I’m not ready to …

Weight Loss

The Best Ways To Prevent And Treat Urinary Tract Infections When You're Menopausal

Women are eight times more likely than men to get urinary tract infections, mainly because female anatomy makes it easier for fecal bacteria to reach the urinary tract. Lower UTIs, the most common type, develop in the bladder and cause abdominal pain, pelvic pressure, or burning urination. Upper …

Medicine

The Inconvenient Truth About Antioxidants

Plenty of research shows that antioxidants such as vitamins A, C, and E can protect against heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and even cancer. This is why …

Healthy Eating

California issues guidance on cell phones and health

A state agency doesn't take a firm stance on whether cell phones are dangerous, but it offers recommendations on reducing risks.<p>California this week entered the long-running debate over whether cell phone use poses a health hazard when a state agency issued guidelines for reducing exposure to …

Health