What Is Ulcerative Colitis? Key Facts to Know
What Is Ulcerative Colitis? Key Facts to Know

Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It causes irritation, swelling, and sores (ulcers) on the inner lining of the colon. Each year, 38,000 Americans are diagnosed with ulcerative colitis,...

5 Tips for Responsible Entertaining
5 Tips for Responsible Entertaining

As the holiday party season gets underway, the Distilled Spirits Council is sharing tips for hosting responsible holiday gatherings.

Tip the scale in your favor
Tip the scale in your favor

Whether you track your diet efforts on paper or with an app, frequent and consistent self-monitoring contributes to success. 

Too much time in the sun? Skin patch might tell
Too much time in the sun? Skin patch might tell

A new mint-sized, battery-free patch that alerts wearers to potentially harmful sunlight exposure in real time might become a powerful weapon in preventing skin cancer.

Pet Safety PSA: Keep This Holiday Decoration Away from Your Cat
Pet Safety PSA: Keep This Holiday Decoration Away from Your Cat

Having a cat in the house is always a liability to some extent. They knock your juice glasses off the counter, tip Christmas trees over, use your new couch as a scratching post, and take swipes at your feet when you walk...

December 6th, 8:59 AM EST
Toxic amounts of vitamin D spur dog food recall
Toxic amounts of vitamin D spur dog food recall

Eight brands of dry dog food have been recalled because of potentially deadly amounts of vitamin D, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Best Cyber Monday Smartwatch Deals
Best Cyber Monday Smartwatch Deals

Cyber Monday is known for its awesome online sales. Smartwatches, fitness trackers .. they both will see deep discounts. Now is your chance to score a new wearable at rock bottom prices.

November 25th, 12:50 AM EST
Best Cyber Monday Apple Watch Deals
Best Cyber Monday Apple Watch Deals

Cyber Monday deals are rolling in, and the most popular savings of 2018 are on Apple Watches. Save up to $80 on brand new Apple Watch Series 3 before the holidays. We've rounded up the best deals from Apple, Target, and...

November 25th, 12:50 AM EST
What's Palliative Care? Key Facts Patients and Caregivers Should Know
What's Palliative Care? Key Facts Patients and Caregivers Should Know

Getting diagnosed with a serious illness affects more than a person’s physical health. It can touch multiple areas of their life, including their emotional well-being, finances, and social and spiritual life. A patient’s...

November 27th, 12:59 PM EST
Galaxy Watch vs. Apple Watch Series 4: Which one is the smartest?
Galaxy Watch vs. Apple Watch Series 4: Which one is the smartest?

The Samsung Galaxy Watch and the Apple Watch Series 4 are two of the best smartwatches available today. But which is better? We put the two watches head-to-head to find out which you should buy.

December 6th, 3:23 PM EST
Rethinking where you shop for food
Rethinking where you shop for food

A change as simple as where you do most of your food shopping could translate to a better diet.

Take a Fall? Here’s How to Tell You Might Have a Broken Rib
Take a Fall? Here’s How to Tell You Might Have a Broken Rib

Taking a fall is never fun, and small injuries can leave you uncomfortable for weeks. While bumps and bruises are to be expected, more serious injuries can sometimes result from falls. One of the most common fall injuries is...

December 6th, 8:09 PM EST
This implant goes beyond pacemakers, helps aging hearts beat more vigorously
This implant goes beyond pacemakers, helps aging hearts beat more vigorously

The FDA's advisory committee has voted to recommend an innovative pacemaker-style gadget be approved in the U.S. The Optimizer Smart Implantable Pulse Generator boosts performance, strength, and pumping ability of weakened...

December 6th, 1:08 PM EST
Scans, ultrasound spot Zika brain defects
Scans, ultrasound spot Zika brain defects

Ultrasounds and MRIs during pregnancy and after birth can detect most Zika-related brain abnormalities in infants, researchers report.

Exactly What to Do to Soothe Acute Back Pain at Home
Exactly What to Do to Soothe Acute Back Pain at Home

Back pain is one of the most common ailments experienced by American adults. In terms of the number of doctor visits, lower back pain is second only to colds and flu. Here are the most common types of back pain.

December 5th, 9:29 AM EST
World's first baby born from deceased donor's transplanted uterus
World's first baby born from deceased donor's transplanted uterus

The world's first baby born to a woman who had a uterus transplant from a deceased donor shows that such transplants can be successful, Brazilian doctors say.

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