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It's not exactly a conventional conversation starter, but after Dr. Robynne Chutkan was routinely pulled aside by inquisitive women at soccer games, the supermarket, dinner parties and the yoga studio, she decided to tackle the hush-hush topic of gas and discomfort from bloating.
Sickweather.com uses social media updates to follow outbreaks of the flu, allergies and other illnesses around the country. Sickweather scans Facebook and Twitter for posts about sickness and gathers the data to form an interactive map showing the areas with the most statuses about infections.
Good form and good posture do the same thing for your body. Both take the stress off of your joints and shift that stress to your muscles, making for an all-round better workout.
Wind, heat, rain, snow and severe storms have long been blamed for interruptions to the nation's overall infrastructure, but federal and state officials are more carefully studying changing weather patterns as a direct threat to human health.
High heels, kitten heels and platform heels. No matter the shape, heels are a common item in many wardrobes.
High school health education classes that focus exclusively on topics of physical activity and nutrition may be a thing of the past. It turns out, integrating cognitive-behavioral components into health curricula makes for happier and healthier teens.
When you do snack, it's important to do so smartly. Here are some tips on how to do just that.
They sit in our homes like beloved antiques from the disco era. But there is good reason to avoid those old foam-stuffed couches.
If you hit your back-to-workout routine just as the kids went back to school, chances are, you could be feeling a bit sore now. But don't let that hinder your progress. Here are eight ways you can reduce muscle soreness.
Maryland has been awarded $6.4 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for expansion of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program -- one of only 13 states to receive a competitive grant.
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