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
Does mitral valve prolapse run in your family? This common condition often goes undiagnosed, but complications can develop for some people.
Fructose is naturally present in most fruits and some vegetables, but it’s also found in many processed foods and drinks, such as candy, juice, soda and snack foods, making it difficult to avoid.
While 50 percent of American families eat dinner together at least five nights per week, many eat together much less than that. Family mealtime is a time to stay in touch with one another, and it can improve everyone’s health.
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.”