Health experts offer their thoughts on the concept of “metabolically healthy obesity,” and discuss whether or not complications arising from excess weight are a matter of “if” or “when.”
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control reveals that the number of abortions is on the decline nationwide.
Data released last week found that 62 percent of US men who self-reported being HIV-positive said they had unprotected anal sex with a male partner in the last 12 months.
A recent survey has found that approximately half of Americans want to lose weight – and only about a quarter of the same population are seriously trying to do anything about it.
Health officials say the number of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder continues to rise. The latest survey says more than 1 in 10 children has been diagnosed with it.
Drinking coffee regularly may decrease the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 25 percent.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say wearing gloves is still not enough to prevent the transmission of pathogens in healthcare settings.
The cost of having one child costs about $21,000, and that number increases dramatically for multiple deliveries: $105,000 for twins and more than $400,000 to have triplets or more children.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day in the United States, nearly 4,000 people younger than 18 years of age smoke their first cigarette. Within that age group, an estimated 1,000 youth become daily cigarette smokers.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that almost half of the 830 children who died from the flu between 2004 and 2012 did not have a high-risk medical condition such as asthma or heart disease, and were otherwise healthy.