• Can a lack of sleep give you cancer?

    You bet it can… In fact, the CDC actually considers insufficient sleep a major public health problem. That’s because there are some real dangers associated with not getting enough sleep — dangers that even the purveyors ...

  • 6 WAYS TO FIGHT THE FLU

    As temperatures drop, the spread of cold and flu germs rises. Start off healthy and be sure to rid your home of lingering germs that may be hiding in places you don’t expect. “I always recommend ...

  • Sex before and after a heart attack

    Research we’re watchting Many people with heart disease worry if sexual activity is safe for their hearts. But sex is rarely the cause of a heart attack, and sex after a heart attack is safe for ...

  • Which Type of Bread Is Healthiest?

    You may have seen recent stories with headlines like “White Bread Just as Healthy as Whole Wheat” and come away with the feeling that food choices are inconsequential. After all, what can you believe anymore after ...

  • Is Microwaving Food Bad for Your Health?

    Hear the word “microwave,” and you’re more likely to think of that miracle box in your kitchen than the radiation for which it’s named. After all, microwaves heat your food through, well, microwaves. A form of ...