Health & Fitness

Cartoons can lead kids to bad food habits

Wow! That’s Dora the Explorer on a box of frozen treats. And…

 

The best way to handle attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

One million viewers a day tune in to ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption”…

 

Sounding the alarm about keepsake ultrasounds

Everyone has a favorite keepsake stashed in a drawer somewhere — a…

 

Advanced directives give families peace of mind

Q: I’m turning 65 next year and am looking at getting an…

Nope, cancer is not ‘just bad luck’

A new cancer study is stirring up good controversy, as cancer experts…

How to snack for breakfast, lunch or dinner — and stay healthy

North America is under a snack attack -- and the snacks are…

Kids really will eat whole grains

Q: I want to upgrade my 6-year-old's eating habits, but he is…

Blood pressure tests can be misleading

Back in 1982 Billy Joel wrote: "Two men out and three men…

What semen has to say about overall health

'The shin bone's connected to the knee bone. The knee bone's connected…

Four tips for planning health care your way

When Frank Sinatra crooned, "I did it my way," we're sure he…

Small steps to big longevity gains

Life expectancy in North America is at an all-time high. For Americans…

Healthier snack options at movie theater

'The Hunger Games" may provide you with a good moviegoing experience, but…

For better physical rehab results, try prehab

When "This Is Where I Leave You" hit theaters recently, 76-year-old Jane…

Why fruits and veggies make your happier

What do you call a stolen yam? A hot potato. What do…

You can do something about gas pains

Q: Sometimes I get excruciating gas pains. They usually go away after…

Sobering facts on marijuana

With clever names like Peace of Mind, Girl Scout Cookies, Train Wreck…

Beat the cancer-obesity trap with diet, exercise

Q: My mom's obese, and I've been worried about her health for…

You can tame your hemorrhoids

There's nothing pretty about hemorrhoids, but they've afflicted the world's most beautiful…

Is the importance of eating breakfast overrated? No way!

Q: I read recently that it doesn't matter if you have breakfast.…

Menopause hormones can affect vision

Q: Are my eyes deceiving me, or do they get all itchy…