Indiana University Mumps Outbreak Grows To 6 Student CasesThe university and health officials are offering free vaccinations to anyone who came in close contact with those with the illness, which most often occurs in children and teens at schools and dormitories.
States Renew Push For Taxes On Sugary DrinksA penny-per-ounce tax in Cook County, Illinois, was repealed in 2017 following lawsuits, a warning that millions in federal food stamp benefits could be lost and complaints by store owners about plummeting sales.
New Exercise Guidelines: Move More, Sit Less, Start YoungerExercise doesn't have to be all at once or very hard. Even little things like taking the stairs instead of an elevator help.
Popular Keto Low-Carb Diet Could Have Long-Term Consequences, New Studies Reveal
Obesity Rates Now Top 35 Percent In Seven StatesObesity's impact is most serious in communities where access to healthy foods and regular physical activity is limited.
Baby Poop 'Cocktail' May Help Fight Cancer, Researchers ClaimA team of scientists is claiming that baby poop contains beneficial bacteria that can be turned into a cancer-fighting "cocktail."
Coconut Oil Is 'Pure Poison,' Harvard Professor ClaimsA lecture from a Harvard professor blasting the popularity of coconut oil has gone viral on YouTube, garnering nearly 1 million views since it was posted in July.
Woman Contracts UK's First Reported Case Of Rare Flesh-Eating STDA woman in the United Kingdom has reportedly been diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating sexually transmitted disease.
Study: Low-Carb Diet Linked To Early DeathA new study suggests cutting way back on carbs could be bad for you. Researchers found that moderate carb consumption is healthier.
Coconut Oil Is 'Pure Poison,' Harvard Professor ClaimsMichels and the AHA cite the tremendous amount of saturated contained in coconut oil; nearly 82 percent.
Kids With Allergies? What You Need To Know Before They Head Back To SchoolAs children across the country start to head back to school, doctors are reminding parents of kids with allergies that there are some important things to keep in mind.