Why Being Stressed All the Time Can Make You Sick
Early-life stress is especially concerning, according to recent research.
We Looked Into Whether It's Worth Taking Magnesium Supplements
Magnesium has been touted as a treatment for everything from insomnia and depression to high blood pressure and glucose levels, but does it really work as advertised?
Colleen de Bellefonds
What to Know About Taking Bodybuilding Supplements
Hardcore muscle-building powders are poorly studied and could contain risky hormones or steroids.
K. Aleisha Fetters
Race and Health
Black Women Are 3.5 Times More Likely to Die From Being Pregnant Than White Women
And Republicans' last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare would only make things worse.
The Most Common Blood Pressure Test Is Often Inaccurate
A misdiagnosis of high blood pressure could lead to people being prescribed unnecessary medication.
Race and Health
The Sad Health Consequences of Segregated Neighborhoods
When people moved out of racially homogenous neighborhoods, their health improved.
This Island Started Eating Like America and Now They're Plagued With Diabetes
Blame soda, candy and...Spam.
Software Can Now Predict If Some Patients Will Die Within a Year
The guesses were 20 percent more accurate than those made by physicians.
After Escaping War, Syrian Refugees Are Left Facing ‘Silent Killers'
Non-communicable diseases like diabetes are prevalent among some refugee communities.
Why Scientists Say You Shouldn’t Eat Dinner After 7 PM
A study by cardiologists at Dokuz Eylül University in Turkey found that eating dinner within two hours of going to bed could increase the risk of heart attacks.
French Fries Are Even Worse for You than You Think
For more than 20 years, a team of researchers 187,000 male and female participants to see how spuds affected their blood pressure.
This Italian Cheese Might Be the Best Blood Pressure Medicine
According to recent medical research, the hard, slow-ripened, semi-fat cheese appears to have qualities far beyond its balanced saltiness and magical cheese crystals.