Health News

Work It Out for Low Back Pain
Lower back pain is one of the most common health conditions worldwide. But a little exercise may be able to help.
What Vitamin D Might Do for MS Patients
A daily dose of vitamin D may do the body good, and that may be especially true for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Open Wide for Diabetes Awareness
November is National Diabetes Month, and this year’s theme is "Eat Well, America!"
The Impact of Genetics on Food Allergy Risk
Do siblings of food-allergic children have a higher allergy risk themselves? Not necessarily.
Gluten Intolerant? Double-Check Your Cheerios
If you're one of the many Americans who has a gluten allergy, you may want to check the pantry before you pour your morning bowl of cereal.
How Common Chemicals Could Hurt Your Health
They're in water bottles, cans, cosmetics and shopping receipts — they're called endocrine-disrupting chemicals, and mounting evidence ties them to a host of health problems, most recently obesity and diabetes.
Sugar Nation: Diabetes and Prediabetes in the US
Diabetes is a major cause of illness and death in the US. But there may be some hope on that front.
Omega-3 Supplements May Not Be Cutting It
Omega-3 pills are among the most popular dietary supplements in the US. But these pills may not be living up to their claims.
Southern Diet, You’re Giving Me a Heart Attack
Your mouth may like fried chicken and gravy, buttered rolls and sweet tea, but what about your heart?
Walk Your Way to Heart Health
If Goldilocks took her love of moderation all the way to exercise, she might have discovered that her heart was "just right."