Published December 05, 2013
A preliminary study has found that a vaccine may reduce the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) in people who have beginning signs of the disease.
Published November 27, 2013
Are your co-workers the health conscious, organic-minded, yogi types? No problem. With so many competing health trends—think Macro, yoga, whole-food, gluten-free, holistic, local, green, no carbon footprint—it’s easy to score thoughtful gifts for everyone in the office. Here are our top seven choices.
Published October 29, 2013
Cyndi Pierre knew that her family history put her at increased risk of breast cancer. Both her mother and sister are survivors. But when she tested negative for BRCA mutations, and her insurance company wouldn't cover further testing, she made a decision that may have saved her life
Published October 14, 2013
Taking the time to talk to patients about their treatment, using music therapy and prayer might be keeping heart attack patients alive longer. A recent study suggests psychological interventions reduced deaths and cardiovascular events in heart disease patients by half
Published October 01, 2013
Going through a major life crisis can have long-term consequences on your mental and physical health according to a new study, which found a link between major life stressors, like divorce, and developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life
Published September 26, 2013
If you’ve been munching down walnuts and scarfing up fish to fortify your brain against cognitive decline, you may be fueling up on omegas for naught.
Published September 17, 2013
Many joggers in NYC run around the Central Park’s reservoir, a 1.5 mile loop, more ambitious runners tackle the 6-mile loop around the entire park. But imagine running that loop around the park for 48 hours straight? Eric Gelber, 46, plans to do just that
Published August 28, 2013
An online food-ordering business mined its data to find out which cities are ordering the healthiest lunch or dinner while at work. And the winner is...
Published August 22, 2013
For decades, large companies have had on-site health care, but these clinics usually focused on work-related injuries. In recent years, clinics have begun to expand, becoming fully staffed primary care offices, treating everything from a sore throat to diabetes
Published August 14, 2013
Some workplace bullies will target anyone for any reason. But preliminary research has shown that less attractive employees are more likely to become victims of bullying than others.