Health News

FDA Warns Against Imported Dietary Supplements
Consumers, beware! Imported products marketed as "dietary supplements" or "herbal alternatives" to prescription drugs may do you more harm than good.
Metabolic Syndrome — A Cardiac Crystal Ball?
A new test may be able to predict whether a child is at risk of heart disease — long before he or she ever develops it.
How Common Chemicals Could Hurt Your Health
They're in water bottles, cans, cosmetics and shopping receipts — they're called endocrine-disrupting chemicals, and mounting evidence ties them to a host of health problems, most recently obesity and diabetes.
How to Lower Your Diabetes Risk While You Sleep
Patients who take their blood pressure medications at bedtime may wake up with a lower risk of diabetes.
The Role of Sugary Drinks in Diabetes Risk
Sugary drinks have recently been linked to type 2 diabetes risk, but new evidence suggests a more complicated picture.
Lighting Up Might Up Your Diabetes Risk
It appears that smoking may put more than just your heart and lung health at risk.
Sleep, Naps and Diabetes Risk
If a siesta is part of your everyday routine, there may be cause for concern.
How a Diabetes Rx Saved Lives
A common diabetes medication may be helping patients' tickers, too.
Global Health Affected by Unhealthy Habits
Many of the deaths that occur around the world today may be preventable.
Have Diabetes, Will Exercise
Exercise may be at the heart of good diabetes control. Literally.