Lorie Johnson reports on the latest information about medicine and wellness. She believes most of our health problems are the result of poor lifestyle choices. Therefore, her goal is to give the CBN audience information in order to inspire them to make better choices about how to live healthier lives.
Some of her most popular reports include how coconut oil can help some Alzheimer's patients, which was the seen by over 5 million people and was the No. 1 most-viewed story on the CBN website in 2012.
Another was about how the Ketogenic diet can prevent and treat cancer. She's also sounded the warning about why women should stop carrying their cell phones in their bras and why processed foods are so bad for us. She has answered the question, "which fats are good and which fats are bad?" as well as, "What's the real cause of heart disease?"
Her reporting offers practical tips about things we all deal with, such as how to get a good night's sleep, how to handle post-partum depression and which vitamins to take.
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Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Sometimes the time it takes to get to the emergency room means the difference between life and death. That's why people in rural areas are worried about losing their hospitals.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Unforgiveness is classified in medical books as a disease. According to Dr. Steven Standiford, chief of surgery at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, refusing to forgive makes people sick and keeps them that way.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
As Americans are increasingly fed up with the insurance-based medical system, many are turning to what's known as concierge medicine, a system that puts you and your doctor back in charge of your healthcare.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on trans fats, saying they must be removed from the food supply with three years.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Our bodies use oxygen in a number of ways, including healing. Today, doctors can ramp up healing for the most debillitating injuries and illnesses with hyperbaric oxygen therapy with amazing results.
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Stem cells: pro-life groups object to their use when they come from human embryos because it involves destroying the embryo. Now, medical experts are touting the benefits of adult stem cells.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Kim Dola Leto says it's her faith in God that took her from overweight in her 30s to the cover of the top fitness magazines in her 40s.
Friday, May 15, 2015
President Barack Obama pledged a new era of cooperation between the United States and its Arab allies.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Counselors at the Carolina House work with girls of all ages who are trying to conquer eating disorders that threaten their lives, empowering them to learn what their body really needs.
Cancer patients often experience extreme exhaustion from their treatment. This fatigue is especially difficult for women responsible for running a home.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
New treatments are using viruses as the latest weapon in the fight against different types of cancers. So far, doctors are seeing amazing results on patients who previously had little hope.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Americans will soon have the option of consuming alcohol in a new way. It's called powdered alcohol, or Palcohol, and it's recently been approved by the government.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared a public health emergency because of an HIV outbreak. Seventy-nine cases have been reported in one county and that number is expected to rise.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Many so-called health foods are loaded with hidden sugars. It's one reason why so many people are unhealthy. How can you avoid it and reclaim a truly healthy diet?
Monday, February 23, 2015
The sexualization of culture, which has fueled the world's human trafficking problem, was the focus of the Fourth Annual Symposium at Regent University's Center for Global Justice.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Thursday, February 12, 2015
It might not be the fountain of youth, but one church denomination has zeroed in on a way to achieve life longevity, and it all goes back to the Scriptures.
Many doctors will tell you that to keep your heart healthy, you should lower your cholesterol. But cardiologist Dr. Stephen Sinatra says cholesterol is not the real perpetrator. Find out what is.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
British lawmakers have approved a new technique that allows babies to be created from the DNA of three people - two women and one man.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Doctors across the country are dealing with a measles outbreak. Most of the cases are children.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Women are waiting longer than ever to start a family. But if they wait too long, it can be more difficult. Now there's new hope. The technology of egg freezing can slow down the biological clock.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
As the death toll from the flu continues to rise, almost every state in America is reporting widespread outbreaks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Monday, December 22, 2014
While the number of high school students who abuse prescription painkillers is way down, a new study reveals it's not all good news.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Testing of an Ebola vaccine has been suspended until Jan. 5 after four patients given the drug in a trial complained of joint pain in their hands and feet.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The antioxidants found in dark chocolate appear to reverse the subtle memory loss that comes with normal aging.
Monday, November 24, 2014
Thanksgiving is the one day of the year that we set aside for the purpose of giving thanks. It's a good start, but what if we showed our gratitude throughout the year?
Monday, November 17, 2014
A second person has died of the Ebola virus in the United States. Forty-four-year-old Dr. Martin Salia died early Monday morning at the Nebraska Medical Center.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Sometimes hearing a special song instantly improves our mood and kindles happy memories. Now there may be scientific proof that music helps people suffering from dementia.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
The overwhelming dissatisfaction with Obamacare played a part in the Republican surge in the 2014 midterm elections. Only 38 percent of Americans approve of it.
Monday, November 03, 2014
One of the most devastating types of injuries is a burn. Find out how you can help prevent an accident from the experts at North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Infectious disease specialist Dr. Nancy Khardouri says test results on a person infected with Ebola will be negative until the virus builds up in the body.
Friday, October 03, 2014
Four children with Enterovirus D-68 have died. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating whether their deaths were caused by the virus or something else.
Thursday, October 02, 2014
News of Ebola being diagnosed in America has many people wondering, "Should I worry?"
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
The enterovirus attacks the respiratory system. Children who have it usually have difficulty breathing, a severe cough or wheezing. However, a new symptom is now being linked to the virus: paralysis.
Friday, September 26, 2014
The Ebola virus now threatens to infect more than a million people by the beginning of next year. As the emergency grows, United States and world leaders are joining together to fight the illness.
Friday, September 05, 2014
One day after arriving in the U.S., Dr. Rick Sacra, the third American missionary to be infected with the Ebola virus, is sick but in stable condition.
Thursday, September 04, 2014
The third American Christian aid worker to contract the Ebola virus has been identified as Dr. Rick Sacra.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Monday, August 18, 2014
Inspired to help his daughter, one doctor discovered a treatment for ALS that is now being officially tested as a way to combat the incurable degenerative disease
A Texas mother and son are giving all the glory to God for the young man's miraculous recovery.
Friday, July 18, 2014
After losing his son, Pastor Greg Laurie is offering answers to people's deepest pain through a film about those who have survived through life's toughest experiences.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
A new 3-D mammogram appears to be working better than the traditional mammogram.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Friday, June 13, 2014
Millions worldwide are prisoners in their own bodies because of illnesses like Parkinson's Disease, but one simple surgery could treat the frustrating symptoms.
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.
Friday, June 06, 2014
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.
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
From preventing cancer and heart disease to building self-esteem, overwhelming evidence proves generosity is good for your mental and physical health.
Friday, May 30, 2014
Some ingredients in chocolate can be good for your health.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
House lawmakers grilled three senior Veterans Affairs officials Wednesday evening about a new report that exposed efforts by VA clinics to hide delays in treating vets.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
A second case of a deadly virus called MERS, or Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome, has been confirmed in the United States.
Friday, May 09, 2014
Anti-depressants are some of the most widely prescribed drugs in America, but is taking them worth the risky side effects?
Friday, May 02, 2014
Anne Graham Lotz urged those gathered for the 63rd annual National Day of Prayer to cry out to God "in humble repentance of sin."
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
More than 35 people have been killed by at least 36 tornadoes that began Sunday and spread from Oklahoma to North Carolina, leaving thousands without power.
Friday, April 18, 2014
If you're overweight, your health is sure to go downhill. But some folks are dropping the extra weight and keeping it off, thanks to medically supervised weight loss programs.
Thursday, April 03, 2014
One of the best things we can do for our health, and one of the easiest, is the very thing that most Americans are not doing: getting enough vitamin D.
Friday, March 28, 2014
Autism was virtually unheard of just a generation ago. Now the number of children diagnosed with autism is skyrocketing.
Friday, March 28, 2014
In her new book, Dr. Susanne Bennett explains how to figure out your allergies and reduce your overall toxic load, without using any expensive or toxic allergy drugs.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
A diet heavy on meat and cheese could be very bad for our health if you're middle-aged. It could be as bad as smoking cigarettes.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Scientists at the University of Texas have discovered how to grow human lungs in a lab.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Even with sugary diets and soaring obesity rates, there's hope for diebetics. Some people are reversing the Type II disease, getting off their medications and feeling great.
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Author Betsy McCaughey, a public policy expert who has read every page of Obamacare, spells out how to brace yourself in her book, Beating Obamacare 2014.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
There's new hope for people suffering with some of our most dreaded diseases. Scientists have discovered a surprising new method of turning ordinary cells into stem cells.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Spices don't only add flavor to dishes, the right ones can also help fight cancer and other diseases. But how do we incorporate them into our everyday lives?
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
A major winter storm hitting the Deep South wreaked as schools let out early and commuters hit the roads early to get home safely before the storm began.
Friday, January 03, 2014
Gluten free is a growing trend. Many people avoid gluten because they are allergic to it. But others are kicking the gluten habit for overall better health.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Do the benefits outweigh the risks of weight-loss surgery?
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Starving yourself into obesity? Authors Mira and Jayson Calton warn about the dangers of micronutrient deficiency in their new book Naked Calories.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Antibacterial soaps might actually be dangerous to your health, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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.
Friday, November 22, 2013
Paul Terkeltaub, who has Alzhiemer's, and his wife are facing life with as much courage as they can. But with little spent on Alzheimer's research, hope for the future is hard.
Friday, November 08, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration says it plans to eliminate trans fats from the American food supply, a move the processed food industry will likely fight.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Experts say parents are "clueless" about the harmful effects too much technology has on their kids. Pediatricians say parents need to take control of high tech entertainment.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Every year, thousands of people hear the devastating words, "You have a brain tumor." But a new procedure is offering hope even for those given the worst diagnosis.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Fourteen million young people are prescribed Adderall for attention deficit disorder. Richard Fee's parents tell how their son's addiction to this drug led to his suicide.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Health experts are warning you could get an infection even the most powerful drugs can't kill. The overuse of antibiotics may be partly to blame.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
The war on Christmas is already waging in one Wisconsin city after a school district issued a near-total ban on religious music this coming Christmas season.
Friday, October 04, 2013
A diet many frown on helped Jimmy Moore lose 180 pounds in one year and keep it off. Success stories like his are why this diet is gaining in popularity among doctors.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
The family of a Florida boy who died from a rare infection will donate his organs to give life to another youngster battling the same type of infection.
Monday, August 19, 2013
The drug that was once relegated to the homeless and rock stars is now popping up at highschool parties in the suburbs.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
CBN News first reported on Baby Adam, who was born with severe deformities, a year ago. Thanks to miraculous love, he has been given a second chance.
Thursday, August 01, 2013
Consumer Reports is in the business of rating the best and worst products. Now they're putting out a list of best and worst places to have surgery.
Monday, July 15, 2013
The weak economy and lack of savings means baby boomers are staying longer in the workforce before retiring.
Friday, July 05, 2013
When it comes to our health, processed food is public enemy number one. To win the battle, it helps to know the secrets the food industry uses to keep us hooked.
Thursday, July 04, 2013
Chances are you will attend some type of outdoor event today. But there are some safety precautions you should take when it comes to food and hot weather.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Giant flames and thick smoke are moving across Colorado as three massive wildfires continue to burn out of control.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
There are many benefits to developing good posture. In addition to improving your health, one can also improve emotional well-being and how others perceive you.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
The White House is dropping its legal efforts to stop over-the-counter sales of One Step "morning after" birth control pills to girls regardless of their age.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
We'd all like to know the secret to staying healthy and living longer. Doctors say it's about making smart food choices. Now they're raving about the new superfood, chia.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
It's been said, "You can't manage what you don't measure." That's certainly true with diet and exercise. Now experts are offering tips on how technology can help us stay fit.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Eight out of 10 expectant mothers who are told their baby has Down syndrome choose to abort. Denise Bassett was about to be one of them - until she met Jenny.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
A new study shows nearly half of everything we do is a habitual. But take heart, a new technique is available to help us take back control of our behavior.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Nearly one-quarter of all Americans suffer from outdoor allergies. If you're one of them, take heart. There are lots of ways you can feel better.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
When it comes to your health, inflammation is public enemy number one. The good news is you can reduce inflammation in your body by getting smart about what you eat.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Artificial fats, sweeteners, and colors: much of America's food supply is fake! But one nationwide grocer is trying to set itself apart from the rest.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Many Americans suffer with insomnia. Experts say sleeping pills are not the cure. Through sleep centers, behavioral changes, and diet modifications Americans can diagnose and cure insomnia.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Many epileptics suffer needlessly because they simply don't know about a little-known surgery that can free them from their medications and seizures.
Friday, February 01, 2013
A growing number of medical experts say weight gain, heart disease, and other illnesses are not caused by high cholesterol, but by something different: inflammation.
Monday, January 28, 2013
America is suffering from one of the worst flu seasons in years. CBN News shares tips on how you can try to keep the flu out of your home.
Friday, January 04, 2013
The most popular CBN News story of 2012 showed how coconut oil helps some Alzheimer's patients. Now, some heavy-hitters in the medical community are noticing.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
A new cancer treatment has virtually no side effects, and can be used with other cancer treatments. It involves starving cancer cells of the fuel they the love.
Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Family therapist Dr. Linda Mintle talks about the realities of the holiday blues and shares some tips on how to minimize the stress of the season and maximize joy.
Friday, November 30, 2012
An ancient Mayan calendar predicting doomsday on December 21, 2012, has many folks worried the world will end. One scientist is seeking to allay those fears.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Lou Gehrig's disease is a deadly illness for which there is currently no cure. But a new treatment has been shown to slow and even stop its progression.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Preparing a Thanksgiving turkey isn't easy. In fact, it can be dangerous. Following several safety tips can help you avoid salmonella and other food-related illnesses.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating reports that a popular energy drink may be associated with five deaths.
Monday, October 22, 2012
In the fight for better health, Americans view cholesterol as Public Enemy No. 1. But Dr. Stephen Sinatra, a veteran cardiologist, says it's not the main culprit.
Monday, October 08, 2012
The Nobel prize for medicine has been awarded to two scientists who have brought very real hope to people suffering with horrific conditions such as Alzheimer's.
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Companies that make caskets are having to change the way they do business to accommodate America's weight problem.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Scientists say all fat is not created equal. It all comes down to location, and the most dangerous place is around your middle. But there is hope to lose that midsection.
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
In America, about one in seven couples have difficulty conceiving a child and around 40 percent of the time it's because of the male.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
A recent survey shows 50 percent of parents have problems putting their toddlers to bed and keeping them there. Dr. Harvey Karp offers some tips that help.
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Flesh-eating bacteria: it's getting a lot of attention these days. But less than 1,000 people are infected with it each year. Ruben Pereyra is one of those rare victims.
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
It's estimated one in 20 people have the potential to hoard. But identifying the problem or helping a hoarder isn't always easy.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Psychologists say forgetting a child in a hot car can happen even to responsible parents. One couple is helping educate the public after suffering their own tragedy.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
A terrifying drug called "bath salts" is sweeping the nation. Its users do things that have, up until now, only been seen in horror movies.
Monday, June 11, 2012
People with a new baby know all too well about sleep deprivation. There is hope, however, according to America's most popular pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp.
Monday, June 04, 2012
Two new experimental treatments have shown extraordinary success in helping cancer patients. Doctors are calling them "dream drugs" that are almost too good to be true.
Friday, June 01, 2012
Studies show sitting for long periods of time can put you on a deadly track. But there are solutions to the health dangers of a desk job.
Friday, May 11, 2012
This year's allergy season is bound to be longer than usual and the worst pollen levels are still to come. But there are ways to stop the misery and enjoy life.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
The explosion of prescription drug abuse has taken a shocking new turn: Innocent babies are now experiencing the excruciating withdrawal symptoms.
Monday, April 30, 2012
A little rain didn't stop a large crowd of supporters from gathering at Regent University Saturday, for the school's "Nehemiah Walk."
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Obesity in America is becoming a costly epidemic to the body and the wallet. Much of this could be avoided if we would de-sweeten our diet.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Adult stem cells could be a new weapon in the fight against America's number one killer: heart disease.
Monday, March 26, 2012
According to an article published in the The Lancet, several of large studies show that taking aspirin every day cuts your overall risk of dying from cancer.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Do trans fats really cause Alzheimer's disease? That question led one Pacific Northwest university to undertake a remarkable study.
Monday, March 19, 2012
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's new anti-smoking commercials are sure to get people talking about them. But several questions remain.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
A new gender test claims to be able to detect whether a baby is a boy or girl at as early as two months.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Doctors are warning people to be on high alert against the Norovirus, commonly known as the stomach flu.
Monday, March 12, 2012
Baby Adam came into the world with no eyelids, no nose, no hands, and legs fused together. His birth parents abandoned him, but God had bigger plans.
Friday, February 24, 2012
Roughly 2 million people will be diagnosed with cancer this year. If you're facing this disease, you might consider the treatment known as proton therapy.
Monday, February 13, 2012
Valentine's Day is a day we celebrate being in love. As it turns out, being in love is very good for your emotional and physical health.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
Nearly one out of every three Americans suffers from heart disease, a statistic one world-renowned medical center would like to reduce.
Friday, January 20, 2012
New research shows a link between processed meats -- bacon, sausage, hot dogs and lunchmeat, etc. -- and pancreatic cancer.
Monday, January 09, 2012
A new report suggests medical mistakes are happening now more than ever and little is being done to prevent them from happening again.
Friday, January 06, 2012
The abortion drug RU-486 is not only killing babies but also mothers, according to a report recently -- and quietly -- issued by the FDA.
Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Researchers say the ketones found in coconut oil have slowed the progression of Alzheimer's disease in some people and may actually prevent it.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
The push to keep smokers out of public places is getting stronger, with restaurants and malls kicking them out. Now some businesses are taking it further.
Thursday, December 01, 2011
In the United States alone, 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV and there are 50,000 new infections every year.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
A new drug could prove to be more effective in achieving lower cholesterol levels, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Scott Bolzan has lived what many would consider a 'charmed' life. The problem is -- he can't remember any of it.
Monday, October 31, 2011
The economy will likely be the top issue for voters in the 2012 election. It was also the subject of Regent University's ninth annual "Clash of the Titans."
Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Service dogs meet a person's physical needs, and sometimes emotional needs, in ways medicine can't. Unlike medicine, their companionship can help heal broken souls.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Health officials are warning that the threat to the American public has not passed. It only takes trace amounts of listeria to make someone sick.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
The number of obese children has tripled since the 1980s but health experts say lifestyle changes can reverse this U.S. health epidemic.
Friday, September 23, 2011
Concussions rose 21 percent during the 2010 NFL season. But brain injuries aren't just a problem for pros. Critics say more needs to be done to protect all players.
Thursday, September 08, 2011
Cases of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are on the rise and some parents are choosing to treat their children with home remedies.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Lung cancer is the single deadliest form of cancer. But a new drug recently approved by the FDA may turn the tide in the fight against the deadly disease.
Monday, August 22, 2011
The recent talk of rising gold price has more people investing in the precious metal, but has also resulted in more gold thefts across the country.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Some parents are riled up over a new "Breast Milk Baby" doll that allows children to imitate breast feeding.
Monday, July 18, 2011
With pain killers becoming the second most abused drug behind marijuana, robberies are up 81 percent, a problem that mirrors America's growing drug addiction.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Despite the many health warnings, America is fatter than ever. The epidemic is going to get worse unless the country makes a dramatic effort to stop it.
Thursday, July 07, 2011
A Vietnam War veteran is fighting for his right to display his U.S. flag after property managers at his complex said he's violating apartment standards.
Thursday, June 30, 2011
A Texas teenager has credited God for the rare heart surgery that saved his life.
Friday, June 24, 2011
For years, doctors have been saying a diet high in salt is bad for your health. Now one doctor may have discovered an easy way to pursue a low sodium lifestyle.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Since baseball began, players have chewed tobacco. Now Christians, Muslims and Jews want the habit permanently banned from Major League Baseball.
Tuesday, June 07, 2011
Unforgiveness can destroy a person's spiritual health and physical well-being. As a result, many doctors are beginning to integrate 'forgiveness therapy' treatment.
Monday, May 23, 2011
The case began in 2003, when then 8-year-old Jonathan Morgan was banned from handing out candy canes to his classmates because a poem about Jesus was attached.
Friday, May 06, 2011
For many women, Mother's Day is just another day. But one single mom wanted to find a way to lift up these women on their special day.
Monday, May 02, 2011
Since 1995, the American Academy of Dermatology has designated the first Monday of May as "Melanoma Monday." What should you watch for?
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Zeta-Jones is among more than 5 million Americans suffering with the disease. She's hopeful her decision to get treatment helps others do the same.
Friday, April 15, 2011
The popular online dating site Match.com could be in legal trouble after claims by one of its members that she was sexually assaulted by a man she met on the site.
Friday, April 15, 2011
Genetically modified foods have been in our food supply for 15 years and most of us eat them every day. But critics say it's time to reverse this trend.
Monday, March 21, 2011
Americans have developed a drinking problem with "convenience." Now, some physicians are sounding the alarm on energy and sports drinks.
Friday, March 18, 2011
Messages from the workers inside the plant to their loved ones offers chilling insight into what's going through their minds.
Wednesday, March 09, 2011
The new "HCG Diet" claims to make it possible to lose 1-2 pounds a day. But some medical experts say the new fad can be dangerous.
Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Savvy consumers should compare gas prices because experts say it really pays to shop around for the best deal.
Monday, March 07, 2011
A basketball player from Houston who found himself trapped in Libya during the democratic uprisings has finally returned home.
Friday, February 25, 2011
Much of the United States has experienced dangerous weather conditions, sometimes even deadly.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Rescue teams in Christchurch, New Zealand, have intensified their search for survivors of Tuesday's magnitude 6.3 earthquake as time is running out.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Scientists have said they are making steady advancements in the fight against cancer and diabetes -- thanks to a rare population of dwarfs.
Friday, February 18, 2011
Taking a pill to prevent cancer may seem too good to be true, but scientists say it's one step closer to becoming a reality.
Friday, February 18, 2011
Yoga and the martial arts are popular forms of recreation, but they often face criticism within the church at large, because of their roots in Eastern religions.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
A high school English teacher in suburban Philadelphia was suspended for a profanity-laced blog in which she called her young charges "disengaged, lazy whiners."
Thursday, February 10, 2011
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new, non-invasive procedure that freezes the fat cells, which die off slowly over a period of six weeks.
Monday, February 07, 2011
Are you often sad during the winter? Doctors have recognized the winter blues as a medical condition. The good news is you can beat it!
Thursday, February 03, 2011
A new marijuana soda drink has stirred up controversy, because some say it could be tempting for children.
Tuesday, February 01, 2011
The new guidelines focus on trimming down Americans' bulging waistlines.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
You may have heard of gastric bypass surgery, which is a serious weight loss procedure that involves removing part of the intestines.
Thursday, January 06, 2011
A new report claims scientist Dr. Andrew Wakefield, who linked vaccines to autism in a study in 1998, made-up some of his data.
Wednesday, January 05, 2011
Studies show that the more specific you can be with your goals, the more likely you will reach them. These ten habits will help you enjoy a healthier you for 2011.
Monday, January 03, 2011
The price of oil rose above $92 on Monday and some analysts are predicting it will keep climbing. Such a spike could drive gas prices up to $4 a gallon or even higher.
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
From airports to neighborhoods, the blizzard is the gift that just keeps giving misery.
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
AT&T has produced a new hard-hitting documentary, "The Last Text," about ways its products are misused that are every bit as deadly.
Monday, December 27, 2010
Christmas travelers across the U.S. were left stranded Monday as a fierce winter storm grounded planes and halts trains.
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Holiday anxiety is a serious problem for many people. But heeding a few tips could get you through the Christmas season stress-free.
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
It is surprising how careless errors can lead to many house fires during the holiday season.
Tuesday, December 07, 2010
Each year about 750,000 Americans develop sepsis because of an infection, and nearly a third will die from the blood illness. But it can be prevented.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
The Senate has passed legislation to make food safer in the wake of deadly E. coli and salmonella outbreaks.
Monday, November 22, 2010
Adienne Norce was near death when Operation Blessing visited Haiti. But her surprising courage moved the charity's staff to find her a life-saving help, free of charge.
Friday, November 19, 2010
Alisha is already four months pregnant but says she may terminate the pregnancy. She's asking people to vote online on whether to keep or abort her child.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
What's best for a child: to stay with adoptive parents who have raised him since birth, or be sent to live with a biological parent he barely knows?
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Close to 10 million Americans suffer from the medical condition known as hyperhidrosis. But there are now ways to help them keep it a secret.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Charities from coast to coast are having trouble collecting what is usually the centerpiece of the American Thanksgiving meal -- the turkey.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
A nutritionist out to prove a point has lost 27 pounds on what he's calling a Twinkie Diet. His point? It's not what you eat, but how much.
Monday, November 08, 2010
Members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church were foiled on Saturday in their attempt to protest at the funeral of a soldier killed in Afghanistan.
Friday, November 05, 2010
A year after the murderous Fort Hood rampage, the pain of losing loved ones remains raw. Such is the case for the family of hero Mike Cahill.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
After a century of treating patients worldwide, The Mayo Clinic is handing out "do-it-yourself" tips in its latest book, The Mayo Clinic Book of Home Remedies.
Friday, October 22, 2010
A shocking new prediction about diabetes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows Americans are headed for a health epidemic.
Thursday, October 21, 2010
There is a hidden danger to the planet-friendly bags. It's the germs that can accumulate in the bottom of the bags.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Despite the hardships of serving in the military, U.S. service men and women are choosing to reenlist in high numbers, particularly in the U.S. Army.
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
This year, more than 40,000 Americans will die from breast cancer. What's true about new government guidelines on mammograms?
Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Twenty percent of returning troops are diagnosed with PTSD, but less than half actually help for it. One ministry is determined to fight PTSD -- and win.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Melanoma is a cancer that kills one American every hour, and the numbers are rising. The main culprit: ultraviolet radiation from the sun and tanning beds.
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Startling new research shows sleep deprivation may be more harmful than researchers ever thought.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
While most doctors are solidly behind them, a number of parents are saying 'no' when it comes to vaccinating their kids.
Monday, September 13, 2010
Can you imagine having major parts of your body removed even though your doctor says you're perfectly healthy?
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Pediatricians are warning parents that the swine flu is expected to return this year and are urging them to take the necessary precautions.
Monday, August 23, 2010
Throughout the South American country, people are praising God and thanking Him for sparing the lives of the 33 miners once feared dead.
Friday, August 20, 2010
Bed bugs are increasingly becoming a problem in not only hotels, but also houses, apartments, and dormitories.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
In Richmond, Va., Mark Lilly is taking local food to the people who need it most: those who can't get it themselves.
Friday, July 23, 2010
For those who often find themselves eating too much of the wrong food -- out of control hormones could be to blame for the cravings.
Friday, July 23, 2010
In the 80s and 90s, whooping cough was one of the most common childhood diseases and a major cause of childhood death. Now, it's back again.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Doctors are treating a new sleep disorder called sleep-mailing - a term referring to people who send e-mails in their sleep. The condition can often be embarrassing.
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Denver International Airport looked like a hospital emergency room for a little while Tuesday after a United Airlines Flight landed with 30 injured passengers.
Monday, July 12, 2010
Imagine eating lunch at a restaurant when suddenly, everyone around you stands up to say the Pledge of Allegiance. At one eatery, it's become a ritual.
Wednesday, July 07, 2010
During the summer time, parents have to ramp-up their strategies for keeping their children safe.
Tuesday, July 06, 2010
Thanks to a new set of non-surgical treatments, you can maintain a youthful appearance - without going under the knife.
Thursday, July 01, 2010
In Texas, a new billboard has popped up along a major interstate that encourages people who don't believe in God to band together.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
How can you beat the clock without needles, surgery or spending much money? One of America's top beauty doctors says you too can have beautiful, youthful skin.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
If you're trying to eat healthy, you have probably heard to avoid processed foods. But what exactly constitutes processed food?
Monday, June 14, 2010
Law enforcement authorities have announced Kyron Horman's disappearance is now being treated as a criminal case.
Friday, May 28, 2010
The recession has many Americans are opting for the cheaper "staycation," simply enjoying time off at home.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
In a new report, scientists say Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - or ADHD - may be partly caused by pesticides sprayed on food.
Friday, May 14, 2010
Marijuana use is illegal, but you might not know that watching TV. Now, the Parents Television Council is calling on shows to stop portraying marijuana use positively.
Thursday, May 13, 2010
An expression of kindness by his daughter's schoolmates in the wake of the Nashville flooding, make police lieutenant reflect on what's really important.
Friday, May 07, 2010
The widow in the recent Craigslist killing case has said she hopes God will turn the tragedy into victory.
Tuesday, May 04, 2010
It's estimated 70 percent of computer-users experience headaches, pain in the neck, shoulders, back, arm or wrist, and all sorts of vision problems.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
While many people find all the seasonal pollen to be a major annoyance, some say eating honey containing local pollen is a natural way to fight allergies.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Many don't know they have sickle cell trait and can go through life without symptoms. But combined with rigorous exercise, it can be deadly.
Tuesday, April 06, 2010
The revolution started in a West Virginian town, but now Oliver is urging folks nationwide to cook food in its natural, "naked" state for a healthy, productive life.
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
If only loosing weight were easy, right? Now, scientists have developed a pill that mimics the effects of exercise on the body
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Mercury can be found in things like fish, dental fillings, and vaccines. Scientists say a little bit is ok, but warn not to over-do it. So how much is too much?
Thursday, March 04, 2010
Buyer Beware: The next time you're in the grocery store, don't be fooled by what's written on the front of the package.
Tuesday, March 02, 2010
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. It is the second deadliest type of cancer, behind lung cancer.
Thursday, February 25, 2010
A Rhode Island school district has fired every single teacher at one of it's under-performing high schools, one of the latest example of a "get tough" approach on schools that are falling behind.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
While many schools are getting rid of recess, a survey of elementary school principals shows they have seen proof that unstructured play is good for young student's minds.
Tuesday, February 09, 2010
Hundreds of thousands of pets are poisoned every year. Many types of food humans enjoy such as grapes, avocados and onions can seriously harm pets.
Tuesday, February 02, 2010
One little boy's case is proof that a fatty diet also known as the ketogenic diet has the potential to cure epilepsy.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
In today's tough economy, having numerous options to supply income is almost mandatory, and freelancing has become a safe bet for many Americans.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Unfortunately, many new mothers try to keep their depression a secret and doing so could have devastating consequences.
Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Many Americans choose losing weight as their New Year's resolution. Unfortunately, many people choose fad diets that can do more harm than good.
Monday, January 04, 2010
The National Weather Service says an Arctic high pressure system will keep temperatures 15 to 20 degrees below normal in much of the country.
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
With more than 4 million babies born in the U.S. each year, it may surprise you to learn the number one problem following childbirth is postpartum depression.
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Turkeys take center stage this time of year-- especially on the Full Quiver Farm where demand for pasture-raised turkeys is high.
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
What is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, is actually the opposite. Millions of Americans dread the holidays and are especially sad at this time of year.
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Reuben Eckels preaches about making good decisions. But he wanted share that message to kids who weren't in the church pews.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
The current generation of children could be the first in U.S. history to die earlier than their parents - and a recent study reveals cereal ads may be partly to blame.
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
America's wounded soldiers need help adjusting to regular life when they return home.
Friday, October 23, 2009
A Russian Orthodox priest is combing Moscow's club scene. He's not doing it for the music. Instead, it's all about the message.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
It's only October, but already 86 American children have died from the swine flu. That's a startling number, considering in a normal year, 45 children die from the seasonal flu.
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
As the H1N1 virus continues to spread, a growing number of hospitals are no longer allowing children and teenagers inside unless they are patients.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Quite possibly the biggest problem facing the health care system today is a frightening shortage of doctors.
Wednesday, October 07, 2009
A new program helps older drivers either brush-up on their skills or hang-up their keys.
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
The oldest man in the world just turned 113 and he currently resides at the Rainbow Retirement Home in Great Falls, Mont.
Friday, September 25, 2009
As if we didn't have enough to worry about with the swine flu, now the dog flu is moving across the country.
Thursday, September 24, 2009
A remarkable story is developing in some U.S. prisons. It involves rehabilitating prisoners, and helping the disabled, all at the same time.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
New York now requires health care workers to get a swine flu vaccine or risk termination, and the new rule is upsetting some labor unions.
Thursday, September 17, 2009
A new medical breakthrough could possibly restore sight to the blind by transplanting parts of teeth to the eyes.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
America's ballooning weight, particularly among kids, has doctors concerned, but one weight loss method is proving successful.
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Researchers say they have uncovered the root cause of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, a condition that affects millions of children.
Tuesday, September 08, 2009
As millions of kids began their first day of school Tuesday, concerns mounted surrounding the effectiveness of new swine flu treatments.
Monday, September 07, 2009
If you suffer from a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation, or A-Fib. There's a new procedure that has an 85 percent success rate with a quick recovery time.
Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Madonna's interest in Israel is growing and seems to be mutual, as the pop singer wrapped up her world tour in the country Tuesday night.
Friday, August 28, 2009
The brand new H1N1, or swine flu, vaccine is being tried out on children at eight medical centers across the country.
Thursday, August 27, 2009
The U.N. Economic, Social and Cultural Organization issued its recommended sex education curriculum for kids age 5 to 18.
Friday, August 21, 2009
World-famous, Christian runner and ex-congressman Jim Ryun is now promoting hearing awareness, something he knows about first-hand.
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
You've heard of people going from rags-to-riches. Well, this is the story of the man who went from riches-to-rags.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
There is good news regarding aging. It turns out, just because you get older doesn't necessarily mean your health and happiness go down the drain.
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
The pursuit of that summer glow could lead to cancer in the long run according to new research from international cancer experts Wednesday.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Cases of H1N1, as it is technically called, are popping up at camps all over the country.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
The start of the new school year is upon us, and that means it's time to make sure your kids are up-to-date on their shots.
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
More than 200,000 kids in the U.S. suffer serious playground injuries each year -- many of which include burns.
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Thousands of doctors, including members of prestigious medical organizations like the American Medical Association, are speaking out against President Obama's healthcare reform bill.
Friday, July 10, 2009
Hearings begin Monday to determine whether Supreme Court justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor is worthy of a lifetime
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
appointment to our nation's highest court.
Amazing new replacement surgeries are restoring peoples' limbs, and lives.
Monday, June 22, 2009
The United States is the world's fattest country, but with a little know-how, anyone can break bad eating habits.
Tuesday, June 09, 2009
When it comes to vaccines, whether childhood or adult, it's about projecting the most educated guesses about disease, but not everyone agrees.
Friday, June 05, 2009
When someone suffers a stroke, who they are as a person can be taken away in a matter of seconds, but there are steps to prevent this from happening.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
More expectant mothers are having early C-sections, but new research shows the elective surgery could do more harm than good.
Monday, May 11, 2009
Three and a half million people in the United States are homeless. Many have little access to regular health care.
Wednesday, May 06, 2009
Grapefruit can interfere with many types of drugs, leading some to believe the citrus fruit can be bad for your health.
Monday, April 27, 2009
Actor Dennis Quaid has played a variety of roles of film. His new, real-life role as crusader for patient safety stems from the day his twin babies nearly died from a medication overdose due to hospital error.
Sunday, March 22, 2009
It doesn't take much money, but it does take some good old fashioned know-how to diet on a budget.
Sunday, March 22, 2009
A new type of surgery is offering hope to people with brain tumors by using heat to "cook" the cancer.