People tend to under-eat veggies, but these cruciferous crunchies, roots, sprouts and leafy lovelies are low in calories and high in nutrients and fiber. Here's an easy guide to the right portions for your plate.
Do you often wake up at night with a full bladder? You might wonder if this is normal. It’s true that as we age, our bladders can hold less urine. But if it's happening more than twice a night, talk to your doctor.
More American children than ever have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis: one out of every 68 children, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The thought of getting a colonoscopy is scary to many people. But research shows a 30 percent drop in colon cancer rates in the U.S. in the last decade (2000 to 2010). Experts say screening allows for early detection — fostering more successful treatments that save lives.
Are you trying to lose weight? Eating out at restaurants, even just once a week, has an effect on these efforts. It's smart to scale back on restaurant food. For the times you do need to go out, see our dining out tips.
All of us have nights when we can't sleep, when the sound of the clock seems to be the only thing you can hear. If you just have insomnia, here are some expert tips to help you back to dreamland.
Of any cancer, colon cancer may be the most preventable. Doctors say that all colon cancer begins with a non-cancerous polyp -- a polyp that can be removed during a colonoscopy. Find out what you can do to stop colon cancer.
Keeping your waistline is about more than vanity. It's important for heart health. To cut your risk of heart disease, keep your BMI (body mass index) at 27. This is an estimate of body fat based on your weight and height.
When it comes to heart health, there are some symptoms you shouldn't shrug off. Watch out for these five: chest pain, leg pain, getting winded easily, syncope (or dizziness) and heart palpitations.
If you haven't gotten a flu shot, it's not too late. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), flu season typically peaks in January or February (though flu activity can last as long as late May).