Health & Wellness

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:28:37 EST Am I Bipolar?

Diagnosing bipolar disorder isn't always easy, but it's crucial to getting the right help.

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:37:17 EST Risky Behavior After a Cancer Diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis can make some people behave in unexpected ways. Understand what’s normal—and what may not be safe.

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:03:29 EST Family, Screen Time Tied to Kids’ Success: Study

Here’s a back-to-school pop quiz for parents: How much do you think your child’s school grades or emotions are tied to whether you’re sitting down to dinner together? The answer: More than you might think.

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:15:12 EST Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans

All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:24:14 EST Tips for Hosting Vegan, Vegetarian, or Gluten-Free Guests

Having a dinner party? Whether it's a special occasion or a casual get-together, you can serve delicious dishes that everyone will enjoy.

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:16:12 EST Fish for Thanksgiving? How to Make It

Chef Bryan Caswell, of Houston's The Reef restaurant, dishes about a seafood-oriented Thanksgiving dinner.

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:15:12 EST Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says

About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:55:23 EST 5 Must-Have Kitchen Tools for Cooks

Get started using these handy kitchen tools by making our recipe for sesame and soy-roasted veggies.

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:05:38 EST No Idea What's for Dinner? Start Here

Keep your freezer and pantry stocked with a few basics so you're always ready for a quick dinner you can make in 30 minutes or less.

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:15:55 EST Is Any Amount of Alcohol Good for Us?

To drink or not to drink? It's a question not easily answered – at least when it comes to our health.

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:15:23 EST Many Foods' 'Trans-Fat-Free' Claims False: Study

Many Foods' 'Trans-Fat-Free' Claims False: Study

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:15:17 EST 'Doctor-Shopping' for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study Finds

1 in 5 patients sought narcotics from multiple physicians

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:15:09 EST Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients?

Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to recommend reducing sodium intake

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:20:15 EST Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC

But booster shots and second doses lag for 2-year-olds, report finds

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:05:06 EST How do I work out on a trampoline?

Yes, bouncing up and down on a trampoline gives you an aerobic workout, strengthens your muscles, and just might boost your mood!

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:45:02 EST How Your Nutritional Needs Change as You Age

WebMD looks at some of the most common misconceptions about the dietary needs of older people. How much do you know?

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:15:17 EST Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study

But years of research remain before this therapy could treat brain disorders, experts say

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:15:14 EST Your Family's Germs May Move With You

Study found that bacteria followed people into their new home

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:15:14 EST Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People, U.N. Says

World Health Organization unveils $489 million plan to combat the outbreak in West Africa

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:08:46 EST Can't Do Yoga? Think Again

WebMD explains how yoga can benefit people of all shapes, sizes, and abilities.

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:22:30 EST Brussels Sprouts, Quinoa Pilaf, and Cauliflower and Broccoli Au Gratin

Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, shares recipes for Thanksgiving side dishes: Brussels sprouts with bacon, quinoa pilaf with cranberries and pecans, and cauliflower and broccoli au gratin.

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:15:13 EST Concussion Recovery Can Reverse After Return to Activity, Study Shows

Expert and researcher say the findings highlight need for slow return to playing field

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:20:20 EST Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says

Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:20:19 EST MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds

5 percent chance of getting it, while experts cite a 25 percent chance of catching flu

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:20:15 EST Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says

But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:15:14 EST Scientists 'Rewrite' Bad Memories in Mice

Manipulation of brain cells can switch negative emotions to positive ones, researchers say

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:44:49 EST Why Aren't Rx Weight-Loss Drugs More in Demand?

Obesity costs the U.S. health-care system close to $150 billion a year. And yet, less than 1% of that $150 billion goes toward prescription medications approved to treat obesity.

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:00:47 EST 10 Most Tempting Salty Foods: French Fries, Pretzels, Pasta Sauce, and More

Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, discusses salt and sodium in foods, satisfying alternatives, and how much sodium is too much.

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:28:53 EST Lemon Cranberry Pudding Cakes, Holiday Shortbread, and Gingerbread Muffins

Recipes for Thanksgiving desserts: lemon cranberry pudding cakes, holiday shortbread, and gingerbread muffins.

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:15:15 EST Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids?

New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:45:16 EST Federal Officials Order Medicaid To Cover Autism Services

Federal Officials Order Medicaid To Cover Autism Services

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:15:11 EST Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure

Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:15:16 EST Study: Aspirin Might Work Instead of Warfarin for Deep Vein Clots

But heart experts say it's not a preferred or ideal choice

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:15:14 EST Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA

Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:15:09 EST Deep Brain Stimulation Safe for Older Parkinson's Patients: Study

Rates of complications did not rise with age, researchers report

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:22:34 EST Fitness Tools for Every Athlete

A new generation of fitness tools can help you stay motivated and improve your athletic performance. Learn how at WebMD.

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:15:19 EST Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds

Researchers saw a nearly 6-fold rise in patients who met all criteria of anorexia except being underweight

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:15:16 EST Blood Pressure Controlled Best by Patient: Study

Blood Pressure Controlled Best by Patient: Study

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:15:12 EST Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance: Study

Research suggests regular use of Wii accessory might rewire the brain

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:25:15 EST Patients Hope Ice Bucket Challenge Keeps Flowing

John Jerome says he knows the ice bucket challenge is a fad. But for now, the disease that’s killing him, the one that has no known cause or cure, has been brought to the country’s attention like never before.

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:20:15 EST Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Marijuana: Study

People with chronic pain may use pot instead of narcotics, researchers suggest

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:20:13 EST 'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior Issues

But condition remains poorly defined and little understood, researcher says

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:45:10 EST New Birth Control Rules Appear To Track Supreme Court Suggestion

New Birth Control Rules Appear To Track Supreme Court Suggestion

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:37:49 EST Fiber: How Much Do I Need?

From WebMD, ways to get more fiber in your diet.

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:15:10 EST Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs: Number Tripled

CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:15:18 EST Bullying Starts Before School Years Begin, Study Finds

And obese boys more likely to be both bully and bullied than slimmer peers, researchers report

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:15:17 EST Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries

For age-related meniscus tears, physical therapy and meds may work as well as arthroscopy

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:12:42 EST Mushrooms: Nutrition and Enchilada Recipe

Try our mushroom enchilada recipe for a satisfying vegetarian meal that even a meat-lover will like.

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:58:16 EST Walnut Pesto Recipe and Nutrition Perks

A mother shares her secret for getting her daughter to eat walnuts. Plus a yummy walnut pesto recipe.

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:18:52 EST Diabetes and Exercise: Success Story

From WebMD, one woman's turning point and how exercise put her on a new path to wellness with diabetes.


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