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Having Big Thighs Means You're at a Lower Risk for Heart Disease
Plus, more fun facts from the CDC and WHO.
Lyme Disease Has Spiked 320 Percent in the U.S.
But don't cancel your hike just yet though.
The Gross Parasite Found in Swimming Pools
Reports of contracting cryptosporidium from pools and lakes are growing, reports the CDC.
FCKH8 Video on Feminism, Sexuality, and Women's Rights
The group FCKH8 is pushing for social change through a video of potty-mouthed princesses. Does fighting offensive behavior with an offensive message work?
How the Ebola Scare Could Cut Flu Rates
Afraid of ebola? That could help with flu prevention.
Can Your Dog Get Ebola?
A lot has been reported about the ebola virus, but what does it all mean for Fido?
1 in 5 Women Raped Throughout Lifetime, CDC Says
Learn more scary stats and what you can do to protect yourself and others.
Your Meat Labels Are Meaningless, Dating Really Is the Worst, and Bullies Are Healthier Than Everyone Else
Producers who use labels like “sustainably farmed” and “humanely raised” can't actually verify their claims, a new report suggests.
Second U.S. Case of MERS Confirmed: Here's What You Need to Know
Another case of the deadly virus has been found in the U.S., but the CDC is urging the public not to panic yet. Here's how to protect yourself.
It's National Influenza Vaccination Week!
It's National Influenza Vaccination Week! Are you getting a flu shot this year? Here's all the information you need!
Caloric Restriction Helps Heart, Fights Diabetes in Obese
We already know that following a low-calorie diet can help people to lose weight. But besides weight loss, new research shows calorie restriction may help fight heart disease and diabetes.
Study Suggests HPV and Heart Disease Link
While certain strains of HPV have been linked to cervical cancer, a new study shows it could be linked to heart disease as well.
Despite Study on Effectiveness, Health Experts Still Urge the Public to Get Vaccinated
Despite a recent study that suggest the flu shot may not be as effective as previously believed, health experts are still urging people to get vaccinated.
Listeria Outbreak Death Toll Up to 28
The bad news associated with the recent listeria outbreak in cantaloupes just keeps coming. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the death toll has risen to 28.
Influenza Vaccine Not as Effective as Once Thought
If you got the influenza vaccine this year thinking that it would totally prevent you from getting the flu, you might want to lower your expectations a bit. According to two new studies, the influenza vaccine may not be as effective as doctors previously
Death Toll Rises to 25 from Listeria Outbreak in Cantaloupes
25 people have been killed in what is the deadliest Listeria outbreak in 25 years. Learn more about what you can do to protect yourself here.
The Cost of Binge Drinking and 'Drunkorexia'
Having a drink every now and again is one thing, but binge drinking? Well, that's another. And two new reports out about binge drinking paint a pretty worrisome picture.
Listeria Outbreak the Deadliest in 25 Years
News of the Listeria outbreak just keeps coming. New deaths make this outbreak the deadliest in 25 years.
What You Need to Know About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Five facts you should know about chronic fatigue syndrome.
New Report Shows Risks of Using Bedbugs Insecticides
One death and 80 illnesses linked to bedbug insecticides.
Should You Get an Influenza Vaccine?
What health professionals recommend about the flu shot.
Lung Cancer Rates on the Decline
As fewer people light up, there are fewer cases of lung cancer.
3 Things You Need to Know About Listeria
Get the facts about this food-borne illness.
Ground Turkey and Cantaloupe Are the Two Most Recent Food Scares
Ground turkey recalled, and cantaloupe may be to blame for Colorado Listeriosis outbreak.
New Cigarette Smoking Report Shows Good, Bad
The number of heavy cigarette smokers drop while light smokers are on the rise.