| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:08 PM
By Julie Steenhuysen
CHICAGO, Feb 6 (Reuters) - While stroke is common in both
men and women, guidelines released on Thursday for the first
time address factors such as pregnancy, birth control pills and
menopause that put women at particular risk for...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Heart disease is America's No. 1 killer, responsible for about 1 in 3 deaths — or about 800,000 each year. It claims women and men at about the same rate, and strikes people of all ethnicities and backgrounds. While some heart risk factors, such...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:51 PM
San Antonio Coach Gregg Popovich, on returning Sunday to AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, where his team lost Games 6 and 7 of the Finals last season: "Uh, it'll be a horrible memory walking in that gym. If I said anything different, I'd...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Despite a statewide drop in reported influenza cases, Los Angeles hospitals are preparing for this year's season to worsen in the coming weeks, fearful of the deadly H1N1 "swine flu" virus strain that is to blame for most of this year's flu deaths.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Imagine for a moment that all of the nation's fast-food establishments--all the striped awnings and golden arches, the drive-thru windows, the beckoning dollar deals and wafting odor of French fries--were to vanish overnight. Would the number of our...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
(The following is excerpted from Liz's book "Dishing.")
Seven percent of Americans believe Elvis is alive. His estate still earns $35 million a year. Everyone has read how overweight we are. Diet-guilty, we watch, with tongues hanging out, as the current...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:39 AM
After bariatric surgery, a mother and daughter have lost a total of 310 pounds
After a lifetime of unsuccessful dieting, Nancy Padilla and her daughter Nicole knew they had to do something different. And now, a year and a half after both underwent...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:19 AM
After a string of mishaps and controversies surrounding the McResource Line, McDonald's has shut down its internal employee resource website.
The website recently made headlines after a tip told employees to avoid eating fast food.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Without cutting back on calories, adopting a Mediterranean diet rich in extra-virgin olive oil may protect people at high risk for heart disease against diabetes, a new study found.
Researchers who analyzed data on more than 3,500 people at an...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
People who eat a plant-based diet live longer, have less cancer and heart disease, weigh less, and have healthier diets. They even have a lower carbon footprint. These were the impressive findings from the landmark study Adventist...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:30 PM
How are those new 2014 workouts going? Need a little inspiration boost? We talked to four prominent trainers and fitness personalities in hopes of finding keys to helping you work out — successfully — for years to come.
Harley Pasternak, 39,...