| Jun 29, 2011
Illinois' number of Hispanic women reporting that they were in fair or poor health was the highest in the nation, according to a 2009 study, and efforts are growing to figure out why.
Researchers want specifics on why 34.3 percent of Latino women in...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 2:09 PM
If you buy brine-injected meat, you could be paying for a product that is composed 40 percent salt water.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture thinks you should probably know this and so today it announced a proposed rule that would require companies to...
| Aug 8, 2012
At Groupon's Chicago office, it's easy to look up to Joel Hadley. During most of his eight-hour-plus workday, Hadley stands at his desk, his head more than a foot above seated colleagues.
Hadley says standing makes him feel alert, focused and energized....
| Jul 4, 2011
| 2:16 PM
A new study led by a Johns Hopkins researcher says the popular anti-smoking drug Chantix significantly increases the risk for a heart attack or other serious heart problem in healthy, middle-aged smokers.
Dr. Sonal Singh, the study's lead author, is...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 12:33 PM
It was 1985, and Gordon Tomaselli had graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of California at San Francisco. He was at a Boston hospital, interviewing for a possible fellowship, when he got the...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 5:25 PM
A new study of more than 500,000 cardiac patients who underwent recent cardiac stent or angioplasty procedures in the United States has found that up to 15 percent were either unnecessary or appeared to be of uncertain medical benefit.
| Jul 20, 2011
The moment you step into oppressive heat, the body senses life-threatening danger and starts fighting to keep things cool.
The heart beats faster as it increases the flow of blood to the skin, trying to keep critical internal organs from overheating. But...
| Jul 21, 2012
Why is it that we crave chocolate chip cookies rather than chard? Or bread instead of broccoli? Take heart: It's biological.
"Our attraction to sweets — and salt, carbohydrates and fat — is hard-wired from the Stone Age," says Dr. David Katz,...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:25 AM
On Friday, Feb. 6, women are invited to wear red in recognition of the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women" day to raise awareness of heart disease in women. The Bon Secours health system is endorsing the day, and encouraging everyone to...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:08 PM
here's nothing more fu
n than a shoe fashion show rolling through the center stage of a mall on a toy train. Break out your sassiest red shoes for the Red Stiletto Stroll, Friday Feb. 22 at Town Center at Boca Raton. The event is 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. and...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Rey, best known as Dr. 90210, is in the business of making people beautiful but now he wants everyone to feel as good as he can make them look. Rey, who is in the midst of recording a third reality series centering...