A new study linking pasta consumption to a lower body mass index (BMI) may have taken you by surprise. But before you start eating pasta for breakfast, lunch and dinner, consider these four factors.Read More
Telemedicine is today’s version of a doctor’s house call. By leveraging technology, such as your smart phone or tablet, you can find a convenient way to access quality medical care. But it’s not always appropriate. Learn about the pros and cons.
Ground turkey takes on the delightful flavors of Asian cuisine, thanks to a mix of scallions, cilantro, ginger, soy sauce and sesame oil. You don’t even need to light the grill — these turkey burgers cook to perfection in a non-stick skillet.
The discovery of penicillin in 1928 paved the way for combating infections, which are a leading cause of death. But today we live in an era of antibiotic overuse.
Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and arthritis. One of the key benefits is their ability to act as an anti-inflammatory.
The FDA recently issued an updated warning for consumers on the importance of avoiding skin creams, beauty and antiseptic soaps and lotions that contain mercury.
Polycystic ovary syndrome, a common hormone disorder that causes infertility, is also linked to weight gain. Learn more about the vicious cycle of PCOS symptoms and weight gain.
Do you experience discomfort or pain when you eat foods containing gluten – but when your doctor runs tests, they come back negative for both celiac disease and food allergies? New research offers evidence for a condition called non-celiac gluten sensitivity, or what is sometimes referred to as “leaky gut.”
Most of us take photos of our kids and grandkids because they make us smile. But these photos also can provide useful — or even life-saving — information about eye health.
It’s important to diagnose and treat high blood pressure, which is also known as hypertension. It increases the risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure, kidney failure and death.