Health News

Stress May Stretch Your Waistline
People who are stressed out for long periods of time may face a higher risk of becoming obese, according to a new study.
Diabetes: How Teen Stress Could Predict Adult Risk
Many people believe that a positive mindset can help them overcome disease. New evidence suggests that the power of the mind-body connection may not only be real, it may also be a two-way street.
The Dangers of Energy Drinks
How many energy drinks can young adults safely drink per day? The answer may surprise you.
Understanding Atrial Fibrillation
"AFib" may sound like a little white lie, but it’s actually a serious medical condition. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is the most common type of heartbeat rhythm problem.
Atrial Fibrillation: What Women Need to Know
Heart rhythm disorders affect more than 2 million Americans. The most common of these disorders is atrial fibrillation (AFib) — and it may affect women differently than men.
Sweet Stress Relief May Fuel Bad Habit
Downing a can of soda may provide some relief from a tension-filled day. But too much of a sweet thing can become an unhealthy habit.
Tips for Living a Healthier Life
The amount of discussion these days about the best ways to be healthy can often feel more overwhelming than helpful, but some experts say it may be wise to focus on a few key areas.
Manage Your Stress to Help Your Heart
Exercise in your teens is a good thing, but even with exercise, poor ability to cope with stress may affect your heart later in life.
Healthy Valentine’s Day for a Healthy Heart
Valentine’s Day — a day of chocolates, romantic dinners and loving hearts. Why can't it also be a day to focus on heart health?
The Health Benefits of Kissing
There’s a whole lot of kissing going on in the first few months of the year. From that midnight smooch on New Year’s Eve to all day Valentine’s Day — and every day in between — there are a ton of reasons to give your sweetie a smooch.  And it could be good for your health, too!