Health News

How to Have a Healthy Pregnancy
Women have all sorts of decisions to make about their behavior during the months that they are pregnant. Some of their decisions can boost the likelihood of a healthier pregnancy.
PTSD May Mean Bigger Waistlines
A range of different events or circumstances could trigger the development of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in individuals. That PTSD may then increase other health risks.
Sticking to Sleep Schedule Could Help Keep off Fat
Both diet and exercise are key to maintaining a healthy weight, but your sleep schedule may be important as well.
When Men Are Dissatisfied with Their Bodies
Typically, eating disorders and concerns about one's body image are thought to be mainly prevalent among girls and young women. But men are not immune to these problems.
Some Kids' Stress Might Mean Weight Gain
Children respond to stressful life events in different ways, just as adults do. However, one common result may be a higher risk of becoming overweight.
Exercising Anxiety Away
Have you ever felt a "runner's high," that relaxing, happy feeling after a bout of exercise? Research shows that it could be an effective treatment for some types of anxiety.
Staying Fit for Your Mind
Exercise can help your body become stronger, faster and more resilient. And a fitter body might mean a fitter mind as people age.
When Kids Sleep Less, They May Eat More
Children need sufficient sleep each night to function. But getting enough sleep might also affect other aspects of health, such as their weight.
Exercise for the Mind in MS
Exercising is good for your overall health; it may even improve mental health. And recent research suggests that exercise could benefit multiple sclerosis (MS) patients with depression.
Heavy Drinking and Hangovers Tied to Stroke
Waking up with a hangover can leave you with a headache for the rest of the day. Recent research suggests that it also may lead to lasting damage to blood vessels.