Do you own a pet? Chances are you're healthier than a friend who doesn't own a companion animal.
Everyone knows that garlic is good for you. It lowers cholesterol, prevents cancer and heart disease, and even makes mosquito bites stop itching...right?
We all indulge in fried foods once in a while, so scientists are trying to find a way to help combat bad cholesterol.
Some scientists say putting a extra weight in toys can put a little more exercise into your kids' playtime.
Did you know that grapefruit juice can be dangerous if you're taking certain kinds of medication?
Eat too much and you might wind up obese. Eat the wrong things and watch your cholesterol shoot through the roof. As if that’s not enough, doctors have found that, taken together, conditions like high blood pressure and obesity are good predictors of illnesses including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
A study in the American Journal of Public Health shows that heart attacks are no joke for people who suspect they are going to be laid off.