PITTSBURGH — Rebecca Gilbert was a top-notch figure skater slated to perform throughout Europe when a debilitating knee injury derailed her career. Electrical stimulation therapy, steroid injections and an experimental surgery did nothing to improve her condition. It was 1998, just before Google became a verb, when a web search led her to a Scandinavian study showing correlation between an ...
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FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- For thousands of years, people have picked up chile peppers to provide their diets with pizazz.
THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Images of people eating and drinking are a staple of social media, but new research finds such posts from celebrities often puts the spotlight squarely on junk food.
THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Anyone who has put on a few too many pounds knows they can slow you down. Over time, if those pounds grow into obesity, they may do serious harm, putting you at risk for a wide range of illnesses.
ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- It's that time of year when many Americans make New Year's resolutions to exercise more. While the focus may be on getting or staying active, experts with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) want you to consider how you can improve the health of your bones and joints so that you can stay strong and pain free for years to come. A balanced diet and a steady stream of nutrients – most importantly calcium and Vitamin D – can offer a proper foundation to any health-related resolution.
TUESDAY, Jan. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Swapping out the butter or other artery-clogging fats in your diet for heart-healthy olive oil may add years to your life, researchers say.
TUESDAY, Jan. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Examining a woman's health in midlife can predict her health decades later, researchers say.
MONDAY, Jan. 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Eat right to protect your sight.
The steady stream of holiday cookies and treats may have slowed, but for millions of Americans, the appetite for high-fat, sodium-laden sweets continues. Making the switch from highly-processed junk food to healthier whole foods can be challenging. Kate Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist, says making changes in your eating habits can help. French fries, pizza, potato ...
TUESDAY, Jan. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Can eating a highly restrictive “few-foods diet” ease the classic symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in kids?