Why People Using Opioids for Chronic Pain Shouldn’t Stop ‘Cold Turkey’

Share on PinterestFederal officials revisited opioid prescription guidelines earlier this month. Getty Images Federal officials are warning physicians they shouldn’t cut off patients...

Why Experts Consider Vaping to be ‘Toxic Inhaling’

Share on PinterestExperts say there appears to be a number of factors that are contributing to lung illnesses among people who vape. Getty...

Mark Patton: Living with HIV Is About More Than Taking Meds

‘Nightmare on Elm Street 2’ star Mark Patton opens up about surviving the real-life horrors that inspired his new documentary ‘Scream, Queen,’ how...

E-Cig Vaping Led to Lung Cancer in Mice

Share on PinterestResearchers are still learning about the long-term effects of e-cigarette use on the lungs. Getty ImagesMice exposed to nicotine-containing e-cigarette vapor...

Katie Couric on What Every Cancer Caregiver Needs to Know

Share on PinterestBroadcast journalist Katie Couric (above) famously helped change public awareness of colorectal cancer with her historic on-air colonoscopy in 2000. Getty...

What Is IQOS, and How Is It Different from Vaping or...

Share on PinterestIQOS, a new device that heats tobacco rather than burns it, has arrived in the United States. It’s being deceptively marketed...

Pick Up the Pace: Walking More Quickly May Improve Your Health

Share on PinterestResearchers say people who walk more quickly tend to have better cognitive and overall health. Getty ImagesResearchers say a person’s slower...

“You’re Doing it Wrong” — The Long History of Mom-Shaming

Share on PinterestWhen it comes to parenting advice, it’s often better to listen to your gut instead of “experts” on the internet. Getty...

Are Sugar and Dairy Bad for Your Skin? Here’s What We...

Share on PinterestNew research links a diet high in sugar and dairy to increased rates of acne. Getty ImagesA new study links a...

Forget Dead and Buried. You Can Be ‘Composted’ in Final Resting...

Share on PinterestPeople want other options besides burial or cremation when laying a loved one to rest. Getty ImagesWashington is the first state...

How to Avoid the ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Your Food (and Popcorn)

Share on PinterestCooking popcorn on the stove may help reduce PFAS exposure. Getty ImagesPer- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of synthetic,...

How New Changes to Medicare May Affect Your Healthcare

Share on PinterestAn executive order aimed at "strengthening" Medicare is mainly focused on providing older adults with more Medicare Advantage plans and options....

Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Cases Reach Record Highs in US

Share on PinterestThe CDC is urging greater focus on the country’s STD epidemic after publishing new reports that syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia cases...

Why Some Pregnant Women May Not Need to ‘Eat for Two’...

Share on PinterestResearchers are learning more about diet and pregnancy. Getty Images Currently all women who are pregnant are advised to up their...

Is Meat Good or Bad? How to Avoid Whiplash from Nutritional...

Share on PinterestA diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables is probably still a healthy option. Getty ImagesOne study found that 80 percent...

Is Your Teen Getting Enough Sleep? 73% Don’t. Here’s Why

Share on PinterestThe natural sleep cycle of a teenager often doesn’t align with the schedule they are forced to keep, resulting in a...

Beware the Hype: We Don’t Know If Electromagnetic Cap Can Treat...

Share on PinterestResearchers want to know if electromagnetic waves can help treat Alzheimer’s disease. Getty ImagesResearchers are examining whether electromagnetic fields can help...

Cleaning with Bleach Can Release Harmful Airborne Particles

Share on PinterestResearchers are learning how cleaning supplies can affect the air inside your home. Getty ImagesWhen bleach fumes mix with a citrus...

Mysterious Polio-Like Illness AFM May Be Linked to Common Virus

Share on PinterestResearchers are learning more about a mysterious condition called actue flaccid myelitis that can lead to paralysis. Getty Images Researchers think...

Billions of Microplastics in Your Tea

Share on PinterestExperts say plastic tea bags release the microplastics, so paper tea bags are a better choice. Getty ImagesResearchers say tea in...
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