Diet & Nutrition

Mistakes Parents Make When Feeding Their Kids—Sarah Hiner Talks to Nicole Avena, PhD

Kids’ bad eating habits set them up for lifelong health problems. Nutrition expert Nicole Avena, PhD, joins Sarah Hiner to share what parents can do.

Common Threads

From Gross to Great In Just One Hour

Mushrooms’ healing powers are far superior to most anything in nature…they prevent and treat cancer, heart disease, diabetes and all types of infections.

Women's Health

Routine CT Scan Predicts Heart Disease in Breast Cancer Survivors

Imaging studies used to plan breast cancer treatment were recently found to also predict heart disease risk. How this may help protect women…

Women's Health

‘Vascular Storm’ Blamed for Severe Flu During Pregnancy

New animal research suggests why the flu can be so dangerous during pregnancy. An immune system reaction called a “vascular storm” may be to blame…


An Aspirin a Day May Make Cancer More Dangerous for Older Adults

For older adults with cancer, taking a low-dose aspirin every day could make cancer more deadly. Here, the recent research findings…

Heart Attack

Mediterranean Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet for Heart Attack Patients

In patients who’ve had a heart attack, a Mediterranean diet was much better than a low-fat diet at reducing risk for another heart attack. The study…

Health Care Providers

Virtual Post-Op Visits Work

Virtual doctor visits have taken off during COVID. A new study finds they are convenient and as effective for post-op visits as in-person visits.


A Call for More Research on Probiotics

Probiotics may be good for gut health. But according to researchers, more studies are needed before recommending a daily intake of probiotics


A Novel Way to Identify Alzheimer’s and Predict Its Progression

A newly discovered protein in spinal fluid may identify early-stage Alzheimer’s and predict its progression. Research findings…


Dangers of Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy for Babies

Higher doses and longer use of antidepressants during pregnancy increase the risk of preterm birth and respiratory distress in newborns, according to a new study.

Diseases & Conditions

Tryptophan Shows Potential to Relieve Celiac Disease

For people with celiac disease, tryptophan combined with probiotics may improve their intestinal healing and response to a gluten-free diet.

Joint Conditions

Bee Venom Injections Relieve Knee Osteoarthritis

Injecting honey bee venom into the knee improves osteoarthritis pain and disability, according to recent research. Read on for the details…

Women's Health

Surgery for Benign Breast Disease Does Not Affect Breastfeeding

Young women who have surgery for benign breast disease may worry that they won’t be able to breastfeed after surgery. A new study finds that they can.

Breast Cancer

3-D Mammography Is Best for Breast Cancer Screening

Evidence is mounting that a breast imaging study called digital breast tomosynthesis is the best choice for breast cancer screening…

Hearing Loss

Cognitive Decline Can Be a Sign of Too Much Ear Wax

Clear your ears—the right way—to prevent cognitive decline