• Birth Control Coverage Saves Women Significant Money

    July 8

    Women are saving a lot of money as a result of a health law requirement that insurance cover most forms of prescription contraceptives with no additional out-of-pocket costs, according to a study released Tuesday. But ...
    Read More →

  • Getting the Good Bacteria

    July 7

    Your gut is home to 100 trillion microorganisms or microbes that play a crucial role in your health. We’re all born with a unique blend of gut microorganisms—some good, some bad—and this mix is affected ...
    Read More →

  • First Measles Death in U.S. in 12 Years

    July 6

    Last week, health officials confirmed the country's first measles death in 12 years. The victim, a woman who died in the spring in Washington state, is believed to have been exposed to the virus in ...
    Read More →

  • Summer With Diabetes

    July 6

    You may enjoy the warm temperatures and bright sunshine, but if you’re diabetic, summer heat can be dangerous. If you have diabetes, the heat can increase or decrease your blood sugar dramatically. Pay attention to ...
    Read More →

  • Not Sleeping in America

    July 6

    Americans are spending the equivalent of two and a half years of their lifetime tossing, turning and losing sleep, and revealing their top “bed crimes,” from hogging the sheets and grinding teeth to using electronics ...
    Read More →

  • Listeria: The Unwanted BBQ Guest

    July 3

    It’s summer time! Break out the swimsuit, sunglasses, sandals and grill. Not only is summer peak season for backyard barbecues, it is also prime time for foodborne illnesses. Bacteria grow fast at warmer temperatures and ...
    Read More →

  • Where Women Should Live

    July 1

    Women in New England and the western United States are doing better health-wise than women in many southern states, according to the Institute for Women's Policy Research’s "Status of Women in the States: 2015" report. ...
    Read More →

  • 10 Ways to Add More Joy to Your Day

    June 30

    Wouldn’t life be great if we could wake up daily in a joyful mood and move through the day without losing an ounce of that joy? OK, maybe we could lose an ounce or two, ...
    Read More →