June 2014 Headlines

Too Much Alcohol Cutting Lives Short by 30 Years

One in 10 working-age Americans die from causes related to drinking too much alcohol, according to a new report from the CDC.

7 Steps to Better Sleep, Better Health

Not getting enough sleep can be bad for your health, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

New 3-D Tech Surpassing Traditional Mammograms

A new 3-D mammogram appears to be working better than the traditional mammogram.

'Pacemaker for the Brain' Offers Treatment Options

Millions worldwide are prisoners in their own bodies because of illnesses like Parkinson's Disease, but one simple surgery could treat the frustrating symptoms.

Dr. Oz in Hot Seat over Weight Loss Miracle Pills

Celebrity television host Dr. Mehmet Oz testified before Congress Tuesday to help "drain the swamp" of marketers using his name to peddle weight-loss pills. 

Agonizing Mosquito-Borne Virus Hits US with No Cure

An incurable, mosquito-borne virus called Chikungunya is making is way into the United States.

The Paleo Cure? Lose Weight and Feel Great

Many who follow an anti-inflammatory diet lose weight and experience great health they never thought possible. Find out how to overcome health issues with simple changes.

Red Meat Could Increase Risk for Breast Cancer

A new study suggests women who eat more red meat may have a slightly higher risk of breast cancer.

Soul Surfer Helping Girls Balance 'Body and Soul'

In a society that bombards women on how to achieve the "perfect" body, pro surfer Bethany Hamilton is inspiring young girls to see what's really most important.

Starving? Fasting for Days Could Boost Immunity

A new study from the University of Southern California found that fasting for about three days could actually regenerate your entire immune system.

A Happy Place: The Healing Power of Horses

Horses make excellent therapists for people with all kinds of issues. The beloved animal connects with people in a way no other human can. It's a bond that can even heal.

'Beast' Asteroid Passes Earth in a Cosmic Near Miss

An asteroid nicknamed "The Beast" was expected to pass less than 800,000 miles from earth Sunday, a cosmic "near miss."

Stress-Free: Heal Yourself with Generosity

From preventing cancer and heart disease to building self-esteem, overwhelming evidence proves generosity is good for your mental and physical health.

Cancer Survivors in America Top 14.5 Million

As Americans mark National Cancer Survivors Day, a new report finds the number of survivor now exceeds 14.5 million people.

Measles Hits Record-Breaking Year in US

It's a record breaking year for measles cases in the United States.