The makers of electronic cigarettes want the public to believe that e-cigarettes are a safe alternative to tobacco cigarettes. But they could contain chemicals and carcinogens that are harmful.
Diabetes is not heart disease, but they are close friends. Heart disease and high blood pressure are also good friends. In fact, the three of them often travel together in the same body and create all sorts of havoc.
Many people who want to lose weight turn to unproven dietary supplements. These are sometimes called "fat burners" or appetite suppressants.
What happens when you’ve finally quit and you continue to have the urge to smoke? There are some steps you can take to deal with these urges and not give in to them.
You hear so much about blood pressure and how important it is to keep yours within a healthy range. But why is blood pressure so important to our bodies?
Smartphones and tablets have made health information available right at our fingertips, and there are a lot of apps and mobile-friendly websites that can help you keep an eye on your health.
Advice about "healthy eating" is everywhere, but what exactly does that mean?
By making the simple choice of getting up and moving, you’ll be getting quite a few payoffs: People who are physically active typically eat healthier and smoke less, report less stress and feel better about their lives in general.
Losing weight the heart-healthy way starts with buying the right food. Don't let your weight loss efforts get derailed at the grocery store.
An easy way to get kids to get more fruit in their diet is to throw one of those convenient fruit juice boxes into their lunch bag—or is it?
Your Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a good indicator of whether you’re at a healthy or unhealthy weight in relation to your height.
Diabetes is a serious condition that causes blood sugar to rise to dangerous levels. It can happen at any age, but it doesn’t have to happen to you. There are ways to reduce your risk of getting type 2 diabetes.