• By Web MD   -   Jan 23, 2018

    YOU'VE LOST WEIGHT. HOW SOON WILL IT COME BACK?

    The participants lost an average of about 1 pound a week. But once the weight intervention ended, weight regain started almost immediately,...

  • By Web MD   -   Jan 22, 2018

    WHY EVENINGS MAY BE A DANGEROUS TIME FOR DIETERS

    A small study suggests that you're more likely to overeat in the evening - especially if you're feeling stressed.

    Stress
  • By Web MD   -   Jan 22, 2018

    OPIOID EPIDEMIC ALSO TAKING TOLL ON BABIES

    Babies exposed to these narcotics while in the womb run the risk of certain head and neck abnormalities.

    Baby
  • By Web MD   -   Jan 22, 2018

    TEEN DRINKING UPS RISK FOR LIVER DISEASES LATER

    Men who started drinking in their teens are at increased risk for liver disease, Swedish researchers report.

  • Tom Petty Died Of Accidental Overdose: Coroner By Web MD   -   Jan 20, 2018

    TOM PETTY DIED OF ACCIDENTAL OVERDOSE: CORONER

    Musician Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose, according to a statement from his wife and daughter that was posted online.Petty...

    Knees, Drugs
  • By Web MD   -   Jan 19, 2018

    EX-NFL PROS PUSH FOR END TO KIDS' TACKLE FOOTBALL

    The group is instead endorsing a program called "Flag Football Under 14," launched by the Concussion Legacy Foundation. The program...

  • By Web MD   -   Jan 19, 2018

    'HOT' YOGA IS NO BETTER FOR YOUR HEART: STUDY

    The researchers noted that Bikram yoga has a global following, and entails running through a sequence of 26 standard yoga poses in...

  • By Web MD   -   Jan 19, 2018

    FLU MAY BE SPREAD BY JUST BREATHING

    But the new study finds coughs and sneezes may not be necessary to saturate the air with flu virus.

    Flu
  • By Web MD   -   Jan 19, 2018

    MICHAEL PHELPS OPENS UP ABOUT DEPRESSION FIGHT

    The athlete said he wants to tell people about his battle with depression in the hope that it will encourage others with the disorder...

    Depression
  • By Web MD   -   Jan 19, 2018

    FOR SUPERSIZED CITIES, THE MORE TREES THE BETTER

    Trees cover an average of 20 percent of the area in the 10 mega-cities in the study and provide about $500 million a year in benefits...

    Pollution
  • By Web MD   -   Jan 19, 2018

    1 IN 4 U.S. STILLBIRTHS MIGHT BE PREVENTED

    A stillbirth is the death of a fetus after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Worldwide, most stillbirths occur in low- and middle-income countries....

    Pregnancy
  • By Web MD   -   Jan 19, 2018

    MEAT, SODA, DONUTS MAY UP ODDS FOR COLON CANCER

    These foods all increase inflammation in your body, and the inflammation they cause is associated with a higher chance of developing...

    Food, Cancer
  • By Web MD   -   Jan 19, 2018

    CONCUSSION NOT NEEDED TO TRIGGER CTE IN BRAIN

    The findings could lead to early detection and improved treatment and prevention of CTE, the researchers suggest.

    Brain
  • By Web MD   -   Jan 19, 2018

    TIDE POD 'CHALLENGE:' WEB FAD BRINGS BIG DANGERS

    There have been 39 reported cases of teens intentionally ingesting laundry pods during the first 15 days of 2018, poison control center...

  • By Web MD   -   Jan 18, 2018

    'ONE-STOP' BLOOD TEST FOR CANCER SHOWS EARLY PROMISE

    The blood test is dubbed CancerSEEK. It was able to catch cancer cases anywhere from 33 percent to 98 percent of the time, depending...

    Cancer
  • By Web MD   -   Jan 18, 2018

    PILL CUTS OVARIAN CANCER RISK, EVEN FOR SMOKERS

    According to the study from the U.S. National Cancer Institute, these trends were also observed for endometrial cancer as well.

    Cancer
  • By Web MD   -   Jan 18, 2018

    SCIENTISTS SEEK A BETTER FLU VACCINE

    Although further work is needed, the scientists hope their approach will lead to an effective at-home vaccine.

    Vaccination, Flu
  • A Mother's Story: Flu Killed Daughter in Two Days By Web MD   -   Jan 18, 2018

    A MOTHER'S STORY: FLU KILLED DAUGHTER IN TWO DAYS

    This year's flu season may be especially severe, CDC officials said in mid-January. So far this season, the deaths of 20 children have...

    Flu
  • Walmart Packet Turns Opioid Pills Into Useless Gel By Web MD   -   Jan 18, 2018

    WALMART PACKET TURNS OPIOID PILLS INTO USELESS GEL

    The disposal packets being handed out at Walmart's 4,700 U.S. pharmacies contain a powder that is placed in prescription bottles.

    Hands
  • By Web MD   -   Jan 18, 2018

    GRIND YOUR TEETH AT NIGHT? BOTOX MIGHT HELP

    The condition, called bruxism, can lead to pain, headaches, jaw problems and damaged teeth.

    Teeth, Botox