CBC (Dec. 16, 2013) Most vitamins such as antioxidants don't help to prevent cancer, heart disease and dementia, and some supplements could be harmful, say doctors who advise people to stop wasting their money on the ... watch video
Howdini (July 8, 2014) Making Green juice is a great way to get your daily dose of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Howdini shares a simple recipe that can be made at home in your blender!
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AP (Nov. 11, 2015) Many cancer treatments have a dark side _ they can damage the heart. New research suggests this risk can be lowered in women with breast tumors if they take a heart drug as a preventive measure ... watch video
Odyssey Networks (Aug. 15, 2014) The death by suicide of Robin Williams earlier this week shocked his fans around the world. It also focused attention on suicide and the discomfort we all feel about the disease that leads to it. ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Sep. 30, 2013) 80% of meals in Laos consist of rice, which is rich in calories but poor in nutrients. This one-sided diet creates a lack of vitamins and minerals essential for healthy development.
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Howdini (Oct. 8, 2013) It's a given that calcium and vitamin D are important for strong bones. But what are the other benefits? Dr. Andrew Weil shares the health impact of calcium and vitamin D, the recommended doses and ... watch video
AFP (July 9, 2015) Aid workers in the capital of the deeply poor Central African Republic give malnourished children sardines and spirulina, a food supplement derived from algae and rich in protein and vitamins.
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AP (Mar. 25, 2013) Have a heart problem? There is a good chance it can be fixed non-surgically. Procedures that push tiny tools and tubes through blood vessels are reducing the need for open heart surgery and ... watch video
Nov. 25, 2015 As doctors in England prepare for strike action next month, researchers show that, in high-income countries, 'patients do not come to serious harm during industrial action provided that provisions ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 The mosquito-borne virus chikungunya may lead to severe brain infection and even death in infants and people over 65, according to a new study that reviewed a chikungunya outbreak on Reunion Island ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 Could staying physically active improve quality of life by delaying cognitive decline and prolonging an independent lifestyle? A new study has found that older adults who take more steps either by ... read more
Nov. 18, 2015 Deciding whether to cook or toss a steak that's been in the fridge for a few days calls for a sniff test. This generally works well for home cooks. But food manufacturers that supply tons of meats to ... read more
Nov. 27, 2015 A team of scientists has discovered how connections between brain cells are destroyed in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease -- work that opens up a new avenue for research on possible treatments ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Prices among 19 brand-name prescription dermatologic drugs increased rapidly between 2009 and 2015, with prices for topical antineoplastic drugs to prevent the spread of cancer cells increasing an ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 A new, first-in-class compound halts tumor growth by disrupting protein production, report scientists, who say that the new drug may show promise for treating skin cancers that are resistant or ... read more
Apr. 20, 2015 While dietary supplements may be advertised to promote health, new research shows a link between consumption of over-the-counter supplements and increased cancer risk, if the supplements are taken in ... read more
Nov. 12, 2014 Taking vitamin B12 and folic acid supplements may not reduce the risk of memory and thinking problems after all, according to a new study. The study is one of the largest to date to test long-term ... read more