Since the Ebola virus landed — literally — in the U.S. on Monday when a man who had traveled to Liberia showed up at a Dallas hospital with the deadly infection, health officials are trying to calm the panicked public.Read Full Story
The hospital is supposed to be a safe haven for your newborn baby, considering that the vast majority of mothers birth in hospitals. The last thing a new parent wants to hear is that their infant has been exposed to a serious illness when they are most vulnerable.Read Full Story
It's inevitable. You can't hide; they will find you. If it hasn't happened already, in the near future someone will ask you to dump a bucket of ice water over your head. But is this really the best way to save lives?Read Full Story
A chance meeting with friends, a long talk into the night, then a first date where he cooked up a gourmet dinner complete with candles and Frank Sinatra playing in the background — Hope Cross and Steve Dezember's courtship seemed straight out of a rom-com. But the new couple was in for a major plot twist when, not long after they met, Steve started having a lot of pain.Read Full Story
Not feeling inspired lately to hit the gym to work on your six-pack? Let disease prevention be your primary motivation. According to experts, exercising can cut your chances of developing diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. From combating high blood pressure to lowering cholesterol and the risk of developing cancer, the following exercises are recommended by experts to help prevent diseases.Read Full Story
When you hear the word “diet,” your mind likely goes right to “weight loss,” then maybe you start to think about your skinny jeans, or the warm weather and the ever-creeping swimsuit season. But where your mind should go when it hears that four-letter word is much more important than just having a smokin’-hot bod -- at the top of your priorities should be keeping your body healthy.Read Full Story
From health risk to disease prevention, studies show that what we eat impacts our bodies beyond the extra five pounds we gain from overindulging in our guilty food pleasures. So although fasting from fast food is great, there are other precautions that we can take to avoid putting our health at risk. Here are 7 diet changes that can add extra years to your life.Read Full Story
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