Health & Wellness

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:50:59 EST Dieting With Diabetes: 10 Dos and Don'ts to Lose Weight

Losing extra weight can help you manage your diabetes -- and some weight loss moves are more helpful than others. WebMD discusses what to do, and what not to do.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:40:29 EST FDA Approves New DVT Blood Clot Treatment

The FDA has approved the use of the anti-clotting drug apixaban (Eliquis) to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE.)

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:52:30 EST Ebola: A Medical Drama Unfolds

This is the story of how the epidemic started and the dramatic rescue effort that brought two infected Americans home.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:31:53 EST ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Blows Up Social Media

It seems like every celebrity is getting in on it, from pop stars to athletes to politicians, as well as millions of ordinary people across the social media universe.

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:15:15 EST Low-Nicotine Cigarettes May Not Lead to More Smoking

Concerns about inhaling more toxic chemicals weren't borne out in study

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:45:09 EST Some Insurers Refuse To Cover Contraceptives, Despite Health Law Requirement

Some Insurers Refuse To Cover Contraceptives, Despite Health Law Requirement

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:20:17 EST Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression

Combination isn't better than drugs alone for those with mild or chronic mood disorder, study says

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:20:13 EST U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers

Drugs containing hydrocodone, which include Vicodin, would be affected

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:20:10 EST Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors

Link could be due to faltering ability to carry out daily tasks, researchers say

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:38:36 EST Rhubarb: Nutritious, Savory Recipe

Learn to love oh-so-tart rhubarb with WebMD's savory instead of sweet recipe.

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:35:22 EST Top Chef's Mike Isabella Cooks a Family Holiday Feast

A runner-up in Bravo's hit cooking show shares a Jersey Italian's recipes for a scrumptious holiday dinner.

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:19:01 EST Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests

Maternity care practices differ in neighborhoods with more black residents than average, CDC research finds

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:18:51 EST Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says

Levels of many toxins, pollutants have been lowered since 1990, according to the agency

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:17:33 EST 2 U.S. Ebola Patients Released From Hospital

Two Americans infected with Ebola as they cared for patients in West Africa have fully recovered and have been discharged from the Atlanta hospital where they were treated, officials said.

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:19:47 EST 3 Ways to Cook Pork

Festive and flavorful, nutrient-rich tenderloin is as lean as chicken breast. Try it in WebMD's three delicious, innovative recipes.

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:39:46 EST Summer Tips for Delicious Outdoor Cooking

Wish you knew more about the fine art of grilling outdoors? WebMD's healthy eating expert, Domenica Catelli, shares tips and a lemon chicken recipe.

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:15:12 EST New Test Helps Diagnose Type 1 Diabetes

But negative result doesn't rule out disease, FDA warns

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:14:16 EST FDA OKs New Once-Daily Asthma Treatment

The FDA has approved Arnuity Ellipta (fluticasone furoate inhalation powder), an inhaled steroid taken once a day to prevent asthma symptoms in people 12 and older, drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline says.

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:06:15 EST Vanilla: 8 Fun Facts

Why vanilla is rare, expensive, and oh-so-delicious -- especially in WebMD's vanilla panna cotta recipe.

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:33:43 EST What to Eat as You Age

Your dietary needs change as you age. WebMD advises what should be on your grocery list.

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:58:58 EST Manage Your Stress for Good Health

WebMD explains how stress can impact your health and what you can do about it.

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:02:20 EST 5 Fun Facts About Parsnips

Sweet in taste and full of vitamins, the humble parsnip is a boon in winter dishes -– including WebMD's delicious parsnip and potato gratin.

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:30:14 EST The Five-Meal Plan for Health and Fitness

Domenica Catelli explores why eating smaller meals (more often) is healthier -- and shares her delicious recipe for Tuscan chicken soup with WebMD.

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:15:15 EST Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna

Guideline is prompted by concerns about mercury exposure

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:15:13 EST MLB Pitcher Curt Schilling Blames Mouth Cancer on Chewing Tobacco

MLB Pitcher Curt Schilling Blames Mouth Cancer on Chewing Tobacco

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:45:10 EST Are Your Medical Records Vulnerable To Theft?

Are Your Medical Records Vulnerable To Theft?

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:20:26 EST Botox Tested on Stomach Cancer in Mice

Preliminary research suggests the wrinkle treatment Botox might silence critical nerves that support tumors

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:20:24 EST Blood Transfusions May Cut Risk of 'Silent' Stroke in Kids With Sickle Cell

Study found children who got monthly infusions were less likely to suffer another attack

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:20:22 EST Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women

Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:20:21 EST High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck

Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and treatment of melanoma, an expert says

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:07:21 EST Are Microwave Covers Safe?

Yes, they are, WebMD's nutrition expert says. But they may not be necessary.

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:14:41 EST 7 Fun Facts about Kale

This colorful green brings flavor and nutrition to recipes ranging from kale chips to WebMD's hearty kale soup.

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:30:43 EST Job Stress and Your Heart: Cutting Your Risk

WebMD discusses the connection between job stress and your heart health and what you can do to minimize your risks.

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:05:10 EST How Mad Men's Christina Hendricks Keeps Fit

Actress Christina Hendricks -– who plays the secretary Joan in the TV series Mad Men -– tells WebMD her secrets for staying in shape.

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:15:11 EST Peanut, Other Nut Butter Products Recalled by NSpired Natural Foods

Peanut, Other Nut Butter Products Recalled by NSpired Natural Foods

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:01:15 EST What Is Your Gut Telling You?

What gut bacteria says about your health.

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:15:12 EST Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC

4 million fewer births attributed to less sex, more contraception, but U.S. rate still higher than comparable nations

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:15:12 EST Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some

People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:15:09 EST Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report

Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:25:31 EST Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit

New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:23:26 EST African Mango: What to Know About Irvingia Gabonesis

WebMD discusses African mango supplements touted for losing weight and reducing belly fat.

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:23:18 EST All Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot: Ob/Gyn Group

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says vaccination helps mother and baby

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:06:46 EST Drug Restores Hair in Alopecia Patients: FAQ

A drug used to treat a rare bone marrow cancer caused hair to grow back in some people with alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease that attacks the hair follicles, scientists have found.

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:26:41 EST Fitness Challenge: Abs and Glutes

Crunched for time? WebMD outlines how to tone your tummy and build your butt in just a few minutes.

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:02:49 EST Children Face Highest Health Risk From Cell Phones

The potential harm from microwave radiation (MWR) given off by wireless devices, particularly for children and unborn babies, is the highlight of a new review.

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:59:06 EST Gluten-Free Baking

WebMD talks to experts about how to bake gluten-free foods.

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:52:46 EST Take 10: Rocco DiSpirito

The chef and author tells WebMD about how he juggles his work, his family, and his health.

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:33:06 EST Can You Drink Alcohol if You Have Diabetes?

It all depends on your blood sugar control, WebMD's expert says.

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:15:13 EST For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

Increased odds for asthma seen into teen years

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:15:11 EST Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly

'Off-label' use to treat dementia-related behavior may carry significant risks, study finds


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