Health & Fitness

Wellness articles for people of all ages .

Athens, Ga. - Substance abuse treatments that target main issues such as serious drug and alcohol addiction are not frequently being used to also wean adolescents from tobacco, a University of Georgia study finds. Tobacco addiction in adolescents is oftentimes...
A new University of Washington study that tested 65 wines from America's top four wine-producing states -- California, Washington, New York and Oregon -- found all but one have arsenic levels that exceed what's allowed in drinking water. The U.S....
One in four seniors is bringing along stowaways from the hospital to their next stop: superbugs on their hands. Moreover, seniors who go to a nursing home or other post-acute care facility will continue to acquire new superbugs during their...
Scientists have caught a glimpse of the elusive toxic form of the Alzheimer's molecule, during its attempt to bore into the outer covering of a cell decoy, using a new method involving laser light and fat-coated silver nano-particles. While the...
Researchers at Tohoku University's School of Medicine have found an explanation for the correlation between eating fish during pregnancy, and the health of the baby's brain. Dietary lipid contains fatty acids such as omega-6 and omega-3, which are essential nutrients...
Whether you're young or old, the right nutrition can make a difference to your bone health and influence your ability to live an independent, mobile, fracture-free life into your more senior years. That's the key message of a new...
If you’ve started eating too much, exercising less, and have begun to feel lethargic after work, perhaps it’s time for you to begin a plan of action to lose some weight. It won’t be easy and you’ll have to...
ARLINGTON, Texas -- A new paper from nursing researchers with The University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Woman's University finds that depression and suicide risk screening can assist healthcare providers in preventing suicides in teens. Sharolyn K. Dihigo, a...
The Top Reason People Binge: Hunger Hunger is the number one reason people binge. This seems like an obvious statement, but it is something that many people do not think about. When you are hungry, your body goes into "survival mode" and...