December 2013 Headlines

Minn. High Court to Hear Right-to-Die Appeal

Minnesota's Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving Final Exit, a national right-to-die group suspected of playing a part in the 2007 suicide of an Apple Valley woman.

Cancer Alert? Make Your Bra a 'No Phone Zone'

Millions of women choose to keep their cell phone in their bra. But some doctors are now sounding the alarm about this practice and its potential link to breast cancer.

Belly Fat Could Lead to Dementia

Belly fat in middle age can lead to problems with your mind later in life, according to a new study from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

Gov't Releases New Blood Pressure Treatment Rules

A government panel is set to release new guidelines on treating high blood pressure in older patients

Are You Starving Yourself into Obesity?

Starving yourself into obesity? Authors Mira and Jayson Calton warn about the dangers of micronutrient deficiency in their new book Naked Calories.

Vegetables Could Reverse Aging Process

The right diet along with exercise and keeping stress under control might actually help reverse the aging process.

Weight Loss Surgery a Boost to Better Health

Do the benefits outweigh the risks of weight-loss surgery?

New Strains of MRSA Bacteria Spreading Nationwide

A new investigation by USA Today is sending out a health alert on the spread of the antibiotic-resistant MRSA bacteria.

Antibacterial Soap No Longer FDA Approved?

Antibacterial soaps might actually be dangerous to your health, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

Study Refutes Value of Vitamin Supplements

New studies reveal that taking multi-vitamins may be of little benefit to the millions who consume them.

Study Reveals Link between Abortion, Breast Cancer

A major study reveals a strong link between abortion and breast cancer.

Healthcare Co-ops Christian Alternative to Obamacare

Christians looking for health coverage can skip Obamacare if they buy insurance for a health care sharing ministry.

Station's Repair May Require a Space Walk

The International Space Station is scaling back operations this week because of a failure in its cooling system.

Canadian Study Debunks 'Fat But Fit' Myth

A Canadian study shows healthy overweight people still face a higher risk of death, strokes, or heart attacks than folks who carry normal weight.

Study: Prayer Boosts Self-Control, Emotional Stability

A new German study concludes that prayer can boost your self-control and emotional stability, according to The London Daily Mail.