August 2015 Headlines

Slowing Down Alzheimer's One Exercise at a Time

There is no cure for Alzheimer's disease, but doctors can help some people slow down its progression. It involves exercises for the brain and proper nutrition.

More Millennials Waiting for Marriage to Have Kids

A new survey shows that the number of babies born to unmarried Millenials is decreasing. In the past, most babies born to Millenials have been outside of marriage, but that is changing.

Secondhand Stress Impacts Your Health

It's no secret that stress isn't good for your health. Now, new research finds that even seeing someone else under stress may cause problems for other people.

Put in 15 Minutes of Exercise, Live Longer

It just takes 15 minutes of brisk walking, cycling, or swimming to help older adults live longer.

US Fertility Clinics Let Parents Choose Baby's Sex

Fertility clinics in the United States are helping parents pick their baby's gender.

'Crushing' Videos Centerstage, P. Parenthood 'Out of Tricks'

Recent videos released by a pro-life group reveal disturbing happenings at Planned Parenthood clinics and have sent shockwaves through both sides of the abortion issue.

Weight Loss Trouble? 'Reset' Your Hormones

According to one physician, hormone imbalances put women at a disadvantage for weight loss. But women can possibly hit a hormone reset button and still shed those unwanted pounds.

Another Extreme Winter on the Horizon?

Americans across the country should brace for another extremely cold and snowy winter.

NASA: El Nino Helpful or Harmful for CA Drought

Meteorologists say El Nino is the second strongest on record for this time of year and could be one of the most potent weather changers of the past 65 years.

Trans Fats, Not Saturated Fats, Bad for Health

A new study shows the big culprit is trans fats, the hydrogenated oils found in processed foods.

Hidden Gem: Fasting May Benefit More than Your Spirit

Scientists are once again discovering the health benefits of practices in the Bible, like fasting. A new study shows that fasting dramatically strengthens the immune system.

Micronutrient Crisis 'Starving' America into Obesity

Unfortunately, our food supply is sorely lacking micronutrients -- the vitamins and minerals we need to live healthy lives. Micronutrient deficiency can lead not only to obesity, but a whole host of other health problems. 

New Diet Pepsi, Sans Aspartame, to Hit Stores

A new version of Diet Pepsi soon to hit store shelves doesn't include aspartame, the artificial sweeterner used in nutra-sweet.

Killer Comfort Food: Heart Disease Doesn't Discriminate

The types of foods often favored in the South can lead to a higher risk of a heart attack or heart disease, regardless of gender or race.

Micronutrients 'Miracle Cure' for Disease, Obesity?

According to researchers Jayson Calton Ph.D. and Mira Calton CN, micronutrients are being stripped form our diet and depleted by our lifestyle habits, causing many of today's most common illnesses.

Plant-Based Diet the Key to Disease Prevention?

A New Jersey physician appears to be the first in the country to operate the only farm-based primary care practice in the United States. 

FDA Approves 3D-Printed Drug for Seizures

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug made using 3D printing.

Nurses Partner to 'Wipe Out Diaper Need'

Families can get governmental aid for necessities like food, but there's another need that some families with low-income face every day: diapers.

Is a Gluten Free Pill on the Horizon?

People who suffer from celiac disease may soon enjoy gluten without any of the painful repercussions.