Health & Wellness

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:19:55 EST Texters Walk Cautiously to Avoid Collisions

A new study suggests that people walk more cautiously when they text, and they're no more likely to trip over obstacles than those who don't use their mobile phone while walking.

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:15:07 EST Drug May Ease Passage When Kidney Stone Strikes

Tamsulosin is especially helpful with larger stones, while smaller ones may pass on their own, study finds

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:15:02 EST Scientists Suggest New Way to Predict Lung Cancer Risk

They focused on telomere length, discovered association

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:49:11 EST What's It Really Like to Have ADHD?

Having ADHD can make you feel paranoid. Explore a personal story of one man's experience with adult ADHD.

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:15:07 EST Taking St. John's Wort for Depression Carries Risks: Study

Herbal remedy isn't regulated, and can have side effects and serious drug interactions

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:15:04 EST FDA Approves 'Belly Balloon' Device for Weight Loss

Inflated with sterile solution and kept in stomach for no more than 6 months, it makes people feel full

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:15:15 EST Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests

Researchers say findings could help identify people at risk for alcholism

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:15:13 EST Doctors Perform First Double Hand Transplant in a Child

Boy, 8, lost limbs because of severe infection

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:15:09 EST For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis

But one stone increases odds for more, study found

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:15:07 EST Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time

Risk remains even for women who get to a healthy size, researchers say

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:01:24 EST Four Kroger Brand Spices Recalled

Four Kroger Brand Spices Recalled

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:24:48 EST How a Food Writer Deals With Diabetes

WebMD asks a food writer how she deals with a diabetes diagnosis – without derailing her career.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:15:07 EST Millions of Americans Reaping Benefits of Affordable Care Act: Study

Gains seen in how many adults have medical coverage, a doctor and say they are in better health

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:13:52 EST Ask the Expert: What Is Prediabetes?

WebMD has a diabetes expert answer your questions about prediabetes.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:54:15 EST A Going-Out Guide for People With Diabetes

Whether you're on a dinner date or spending a night out with friends, WebMD knows that type 2 diabetes doesn't need to intrude like an unwanted guest.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:28:05 EST Are Short Workouts Better for You?

Sometimes nibbling is better than gorging. Likewise, experts say divvying up your workouts into exercise "snacks" can be a wise idea. WebMD explains.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:01:44 EST Bionic Eye Helps Restore Some Vision in 80-Year-Old

An 80-year-old British man has become the first person to receive a bionic eye transplant to treat dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD). WebMD has the details.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:26:49 EST Fast Facts: Live Well With Diabetes

Diabetes news and statistics from WebMD.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:18:44 EST Tips for Preventing Kids' Colds and Flu

The top ways of keeping your kids from getting sick are washing hands and getting those flu shots.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:15:12 EST Standing All Day at Work? It May Take Toll on Health

Experiencing lower-limb muscle fatigue daily may have long-term consequences, study suggests

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:15:11 EST Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors

Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:15:08 EST Outbreak Linked to This in Mexican Cilantro Fields

Outbreak Linked to This in Mexican Cilantro Fields

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:22:52 EST Protect Your Eyesight When You Have Diabetes

Diabetes can harm one of your most prized assets: your eyesight. But WebMD says vision problems are not inevitable.

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:40:03 EST The Right Way to Lose Weight When You Have Diabetes

Dial back just a few digits on your bathroom scale, and WebMD says you'll likely get your blood sugar levels in check and feel better overall.

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:21:20 EST Your Child Has Type 1 Diabetes. Now What?

WebMD's crash course for parents dealing with a child's diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes.

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:15:10 EST Expert Panel Recommends Questionnaire to Help Spot Depression

Form could be filled out during visit to family doctor, and patient could be referred for follow-up care

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:15:05 EST Big Swings in Blood Pressure Could Spell Trouble

Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death, study says

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:46:12 EST By the Numbers: Monitoring Your Blood Sugar

If you were recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you'll need to learn all about blood sugar testing. WebMD Magazine has the details.

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:03:10 EST Time for a Pantry Makeover?

You can put together healthy meals in minutes when you've got a well-planned pantry and freezer. WebMD Magazine has the details.

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:56:21 EST The Truth About Stomach Flu

Stomach flu isn’t really a ‘flu.’ It’s gastroenteritis and can be caused by bacteria, a virus, or a parasite.

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:27:53 EST Hate to Exercise? How to Find Exercise Types You'll Like

Do you hate to exercise? You might not have tried the right type yet. WebMD tells how to find exercise that you'll enjoy and stick with.

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:19:03 EST Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?

Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:15:15 EST Nasal Balloon Can Treat Youngsters for 'Glue Ear'

For kids with a common hearing problem, procedure may be an alternative to antibiotics, drainage tubes

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:15:14 EST High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk

Insulin resistance can inhibit signaling between brain cells and affect memory, study suggests

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:57:46 EST Summer Safety Tips for Outdoor Fun

Whether you’re heading to a national park, a beach, or hiking the trails near home, these tips from WebMD will help you enjoy the great outdoors and stay safe.

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:15:12 EST Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study

Experts want greater regulation of these nicotine-containing products

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:15:10 EST New Moms Often Get Poor Advice on Baby Care: Study

Tips from family or media can run counter to expert guidelines on vaccines, breast-feeding

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:02:33 EST Is It a Cold or a Sinus Infection?

How can you tell the difference between a cold and a sinus infection? And how do you treat them?

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:43:27 EST What’s Causing Your Sore Throat?

How can you figure out what’s causing your sore throat?

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:35:30 EST Cough Relief: How to Lose a Bad Cough

Cold and flu season brings on hacking coughs that can leave your chest aching. But allergies, asthma, acid reflux, dry air, smoking, and even some medications can also cause chronic cough. Try WebMD's five tips to manage your cough at home.

Sat, 25 Jul 2015 09:15:13 EST Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop

Study finds two years of less addicting tobacco didn't increase quit rates

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 22:39:42 EST Look Great Even When You're Under the Weather

Snuggle up! Getting enough sleep can help your beauty routine when you have a cold.

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 22:28:12 EST 9 Childhood Illnesses: Get the Facts

WebMD shares facts on 9 childhood illnesses you may not know about: RSV, fifth disease, croup, scarlet fever, impetigo, Kawasaki disease, Reye's syndrome, whooping cough, and hand, foot, and mouth disease.

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:49:03 EST Sex, Relationships, and Weight Loss

Does sex change after drastic weight loss? Are couples happier after one partner loses weight? Two women share their stories with WebMD.

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:41:33 EST Do You Have an Addictive Personality?

WebMD explains what an addictive personality is and whether you might have one.

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:21:33 EST Daily Value for Added Sugars Coming to Food Labels

Food manufacturers will be required to tell consumers how much sugar is added to their products and show how the amount compares to recommended daily limits, under new changes to nutrition labels proposed by the FDA on Friday.

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:15:05 EST New Skin Cancer Drug Approved by FDA

Odomzo is a pill for locally advanced basal cell carcinoma

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:15:10 EST Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study Suggests

Having access to legal source of pot was linked to greater addiction risk than buying drug illegally

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09:15:05 EST Sushi Linked to Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

Sushi Linked to Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09:15:03 EST Dementia Risk May Be Dropping With Generations

Study finds lower risk for people born after 1930 compared to those born earlier


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