Be The Match®, the organization that operates the world's largest and most diverse donor registry, and Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley, have teamed up on a new public service announcement campaign, Heritage Holds the Cure, to urge blacks and ...
Whether from a supermarket, farm stand or your own garden, fresh fruits and vegetables are highlights of summertime.
Not so long ago, people like my Aunt Muriel thought of sunburn as a necessary evil on the way to a "good base tan." She used to slather on the baby oil while using a large reflector to bake away. ...
Don't mess with our collective dreams of immortality. A flurry of new research vigorously opposes a study from last year that dared to suggest there might be a ceiling to the human lifespan.
With the July 4th holiday fast approaching, many people are planning star-spangled celebrations...
When most people think about domestic violence, they probably think of physical, sexual or emotional abuse, but less well-known is how partners can use financial means to abuse and terrorize their partners.
You've probably heard the trendy phrase that "sitting is the new smoking." Although it's an exaggeration to equate the two behaviors -- nothing comes close to smoking in its many ruinous and deadly effects on the body -- research does ...
As a popular staple, bread is consumed by billions of people around the world.
Labeling food with indulgent words may make people feel more satisfied when eating, says another study
A growing grassroots movement is helping children with special needs swap wheelchairs for motorized toy convertibles.
Summer vacation season is here and we will soon be hitting the beach and perhaps indulge in a little harmless fun.
Summer and warmer temperatures have arrived and with the hot weather comes the reminder not to leave children unattended in a vehicle under any circumstances.
Risks of major birth defects increased in step with the severity of a mother's obesity or overweight, a study published Wednesday in the BMJ medical journal found.
Kathryn Hutchinson, a 52-year-old retired teacher, was accompanying her father to a doctor's appointment last year when his doctor recommended that Hutchinson make an appointment of her own.
For some people, summer is the time to head indoors to exercise. But others welcome the heat as a way to sweat more and get a better workout.