There's Still Time to Get a Flu Shot

Flu Can Have Dangerous Domino Effect on Older Adults


Even months after recovering from the flu, older people remain at increased risk for a heart attack, stroke or disability, a doctor who specializes in infectious diseases warns. More >

Another Reason to Brush, Floss

Gum Disease Tied to Yet Another Deadly Illness


Add one more reason to why you should brush and floss regularly: Gum disease bacteria are now tied to higher odds of esophageal cancer. More >

The Booze You Choose Can Sway Your Mood


The booze you choose can frequently steer your mood, according to a new global survey. More >

Raw Flour Can Cause Disease

Raw Dough's a Raw Deal and Could Make You Sick


Do you find it hard to resist gobbling up a piece of raw dough when making cookies, or letting your children scrape the bowl? Do your kids use raw dough to make ornaments or homemade “play” clay? Do you eat at family restaurants that give kids raw dough to play with while you're waiting for the food? More >

The CDC Says Eat Your Fruits And Veggies


Fruits and vegetables can be delicious and nutritious -- but too many Americans are still passing them by, a new report finds. More >

Switching to Whole Grains Could Trim Your Waistline


Put down that forkful of perfectly twirled white spaghetti, and grab a plate of whole grain pasta instead. More >

Water at Lunch May Be Key to Curbing Kids' Obesity


Getting kids to drink water with their school lunches could help keep their weight in check and save the United States billions in obesity-related costs, a new study contends. More >

Climate Change May Bring 'Browner' Waters, More Disease


A surge of diseases could become a consequence of climate change, scientists warn. More >

Hidden Ingredients

Can You Trust the Labels on Your Supplements?


Think you know what's in your favorite supplement? Think again. More >

With Cigarettes Out of Favor, Many U.S. Teens Also Shun Pot


Today's American teens are smoking less than ever, and the trend may be keeping many from smoking pot, too. More >

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