Eating red meat is linked to cancer and heart disease, but are the risks big enough to give up burgers and steak? A team of international researchers says probably not, contradicting established advice.
Dogs are often considered “man’s best friend” for their loyal companionship. However, without the right care and caution, any interaction with a dog can quickly become dangerous and lead to injury and lasting physical and emotional damage.
Americans’ diets are a little less sweet and a little crunchier but there’s still too much sugar, white bread and artery-clogging fat, a recent study suggests.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Olin E. Teague Veterans’ Medical Center, 1901 Veterans Memorial Drive in Temple. Use the entrance on the valet side of the hospital and take the elevator to the fifth floor, conference room 5G31. NAMI …
Our community is not exempt from the growing problem of children and gun violence. Witnessing gun violence or knowing a gunshot victim who has died significantly impacts children and their well-being.
Child abuse and neglect is hard to recognize and is difficult for victims to talk about. We cannot turn a blind eye to child abuse and neglect. If anyone suspects child abuse, do not hesitate to report it.
Americans are addicted to snacks, and food experts are paying closer attention to what that might mean for health and obesity.
It is far easier to avoid gaining weight than to lose it, so getting kids to eat well and exercise is crucial. But how to do that effectively is extremely difficult and sensitive.
As many as 50 people in at least six states have come down with breathing illnesses that may be linked to e-cigarettes or other vaping products. No deaths have been reported, but at least a few have come close.
Even with school beginning, it’s still summer. Children will be excited to play with classmates and could spend more time outside, which is why we must remind them that is still hot outside. If you see signs of dry mouth, fatigue, muscle cramps, dry skin, drowsiness, or dizziness, there is a chance you are dehydrated.
New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease and how this most common form of dementia varies by sex.
Doctors say they worry about the growing influence insurers have over patient care. Some are finding that they need more approvals from insurance companies for routine things like medical scans or some prescriptions, which can postpone care for a few days or even weeks.