| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:32 AM
The headlines about coffee's impact on your health seem to change as quickly as the time it takes to drink a cup, says Consumer Reports. Should you savor every drop or try to cut down? Here's what we know right now:
>> It may lengthen your life. True,...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Over the next 35 years or so, the populations of the world's wealthiest nations are expected to be joined at the banquet table by the growing populations of countries undergoing rapid development.
If past patterns dictate the menu, the serving staff...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:21 AM
Evidence that vegetables – the more the merrier – are good for you is legion. And here’s more: Researchers who analyzed studies of people put on vegetarian or vegan diets found that they lost more than seven pounds regardless of...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:30 PM
More than ever, people are getting the message that food can improve health, and research continues to show that nutrition plays a crucial role in the prevention of disease, especially chronic disease. And if you've been paying attention to that message,...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:45 PM
Newport Beach twins Syd and Zach Cohen have raised more than $6,500 to buy toys for children in the pediatric cancer units at UCLA Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Orange County.
It's a tradition started, in part, as a mitzvah project, a social...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:57 AM
SANTA CLAUS, Ind. — The jolly, chubby, bearded man leans back and lets out a belly laugh so deep it shakes the stuffed elves hanging on the nearby tree.
He's sitting in a large red armchair beside a fireplace at the back of the Christmas Store...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 4:26 PM
EVMS Medical Group an the Obici Healthcare Foundation are partnering to provide diabetes care through the establishment of the EVMS Strelitz Diabetes Center of Western Tidewater.
The center will care for both insured and uninsured patients,...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 2:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What could cause a person without diabetes to become hypoglycemic? Would keeping track of my blood levels throughout the day be beneficial?
ANSWER: Diabetes and the medications people take for it are by far the most common causes of...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 2:09 PM
Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:20 AM
Voters in Berkeley, California became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.
The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:09 PM
A dozen nonprofits were presented with a total of $110,000 in grants from Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital Thursday to help forward their missions combating social issues such as homelessness, obesity and substance abuse.
In prior years, grants...