The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta attribute approximately 3,400 lung cancer deaths every year to secondhand smoke. A new study suggests that CDC researchers may be mistaken, however.
The Affordable Care Act is the law of the land and millions of Americans will be receiving insurance cards on January 1, 2014 for the very first time. Now is the time to answer all […]
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.”
There are steep declines in pregnancy rates for teens and overall declines for women in all age and race groups.
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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.
Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Will our national concern with our weight and health ever affect or alter how we eat and act during the holiday season?
ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials at Georgia Tech say a student is being treated for a suspected case of bacterial meningitis. Dr. Gregory Moore told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that a female undergraduate student is expected to […]
A recently conducted survey suggests that the majority of Americans feel obesity is cause for significant concern, but do not think that it is up to the government to intervene with policies that may result in healthier eating habits.