| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Source: National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Multiple sclerosis, which led to the recent death of actress Annette Funicello, affects more than 2.5 million people worldwide, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I'm concerned about my bone density because I was told I have osteopenia. Are all calcium supplements the same? Do you have other recommendations? — A.F., New York
Dear A.F.: Osteopenia, or lower-than-normal bone density, is...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:26 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Regularly eating cereal for breakfast is tied to healthy weight for kids, according to a new study that endorses making breakfast cereal accessible to low-income kids to help fight childhood obesity.
One in every four American...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:23 PM
When wintertime comes around, questions about getting enough vitamin D often arise. Since the primary source of vitamin D is the sun, it's a legitimate concern as we work through the short and cold days of the season. But new research is coming that...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Mushrooms are among the lowest calorie foods around, making them a great meat extender or substitute. High in fiber, B vitamins and minerals, mushrooms are good for you, too. Certain types of mushrooms are also incredibly high in vitamin D, a nutrient...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 4:32 AM
More cancer patients will be able to participate in cutting-edge cancer research without leaving the community thanks to a $2.1 million grant Florida Hospital Cancer Institute received this month. The three-year grant from the National Cancer Institute...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Prevent, Halt & Reverse Heart Disease: 109 Things You Can Do
TWO IS BETTER THAN ONE
Taking two baby aspirin may protect your heart more than taking one baby aspirin, with only a minuscule increase...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Americans have good levels of many important vitamins in their bodies, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
There still are some stark disparities, such as a 31 percent vitamin D deficiency in African...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Salmon Mousse with Vegetable Dippers
HANDS-ON TIME: 25 minutes TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes plus chilling time
Creamy and delicious—and brimming with omega-3s and vitamin D—this salmon mousse gets a health and flavor kick from...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Is it really a coincidence that both rates of obesity and depression have doubled in the last decade? Not at all, say the authors of a breakthrough new book that is the first to clearly explain the link between how we eat and how we feel. In THE HAPPINESS...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:10 PM
For those concerned about good health, the government is offering advice on how to get to a normal weight with the recent release of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines.
The guidelines tell people what to eat more of, what to eat less of and how to balance the...