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Sugar-sweetened soda may promote disease by accelerating aging

October 21, 2014
A study at the University of California, San Francisco, found that regularly consuming sugar-sweetened soda may influence metabolic disease development by accelerating cell aging.

What are the benefits of a workout buddy?

October 20, 2014
If you’ve decided that now is the time to get in shape and commit yourself to a fitness plan, then you may be looking for ways to stay motivated.

Families may feel lasting effects of mild traumatic brain injuries

October 17, 2014
An article, by Dr. Kyong S. Hyatt of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, that was published in the October 2014 issue of American Journal of Nursing found that the lasting effects of mild traumatic brain injuries also effect the patients family.

Acetaminophen found ineffective for lower back pain

October 17, 2014
A study published in The Lancet found that acetaminophen had no effect on recovery time or pain improvement in patients being treated for lower back pain.

Fitness age may be more predictive of longevity than chronological age

October 17, 2014
In a study posted in the June issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, scientists in Norway found that a person's fitness age, a measure of their cardiovascular endurance, is better at predicting their longevity than their chronological age.

It's important for senior women with asthma to care for their health

October 14, 2014
Older women with asthma may experience worsened health, and recent research from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology found that might be the case because these females may not be making their asthma a priority.

PTSD risk may be increased by mini-strokes

October 9, 2014
Mini-strokes may not cause chronic damage to those who experience them, but they might increase the risk of a person developing posttraumatic stress disorder, according to a study that was recently published in the journal Stroke.

Depression may be common in cancer patients but often goes untreated

October 7, 2014
Finding out you have cancer will certainly cause you to experience a range of emotions from sadness to anxiety, confusion and anger.

Energy drinks may lead to insomnia and anxiety in athletes

October 4, 2014
Some people reach for their morning cup of coffee to give them a boost to start the day, while others may sip on energy drinks to stay alert and focused.

Study finds evidence of how colds may lead to asthma attacks

October 2, 2014
Autumn is officially here, and the season brings along with it fall allergies and colds.