Health News

Too Much Oxygen is No Good
Less is sometimes more, as it turns out for oxygen during surgery. New research gives anesthesiologists one more variable to consider.
E-Cigarettes Not So Bad
It looks like a cigarette, feels like a cigarette, but doesn't have the tobacco content or familiar smell of regular cigarettes. Rather, these electronic cigarettes come in a variety of flavors that emit water vapor as they simulate the effect of smoking.
The Resolution Plan
It's that time of year again - time to make all those resolutions with all those good intentions that go behind them.
Young Generation Faces Health Gap
For young Americans, the gap in levels of health care has increased substantially. If you were born in the United States after 1980, the health disparity may have grown like never before.
Age Doesn't Stop Runners
It may surprise you to know that runners over the age of 60 are the fastest-growing group in the sport. And new research shows that the efficiency of their running can be just as fast as younger runners.
Healthy Activities Pay Dividends
Healthy people tend to make health a priority in their lives. So those who engage in health promoting activities tend to be healthier. That's what a new analysis has found.
Tribal Running Takes on New Strides
Occasionally, an athlete chooses to take on the track with nude feet. Barefoot running clubs are springing up all over the country. Whether this is advantageous or not is a point to debate for podiatrists.
Living Beyond 110
You may not have as much control over how long you live as you think. Sure, you can eat right, exercise and not smoke to avoid today's chronic killers. But lifestyle isn't the key to living to 100 and beyond.
New Dosing for Extra Strength Tylenol
McNeil Consumer Healthcare is lowering the maximum dosage of its Extra Strength Tylenol, which contains acetaminophen. The daily maximum dose is being lowered from 4,000 to 3,000 mg per day.
Rock 'n Roll Lifestyle
The same poor health habits that can lead to heart disease, diabetes and cancer also can contribute to erectile dysfunction (ED). Maintaining a healthly lifestyle is essential to having a vibrant sexual health.