Health Watch

The keto diet. You've probably heard of it by now. It's the low-carb, high-fat diet that caught on and spread quickly, leading some to label it…
Walking 10,000 steps a day is a good baseline to help you stay fit, but it isn't the one-size-fits-all goal you might think. For the full story, visit…
It's a difficult birth for this new decade. The year 2020 kicks off under the shadow of divisive politics, international security threats, a spate of hate…
If you've decided to take a break from drinking alcohol, you're not alone. Breaking the booze habit, whether it's for 30 days or longer, has its…
Researchers found that the risk of dying from a heart attack was 40% lower among those eating chili peppers at least four times per week. For…
Some foods are just plain lucky to eat on New Year’s Eve. What associates these dishes with good fortune, exactly? That’s tough to pinpoint, but much…
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has officially changed the federal minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. The new minimum age applies to…
The death of ESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff  has many wondering how it’s possible for a seemingly healthy 34-year-old man to lose his month-long battle…
Former investment banker Eric Coley decided to launch a startup after a close friend confided to him that she needed counseling. She was struggling to find…
To attract black men to the ancient discipline of yoga and its physical and emotional health benefits, black instructors have created spaces that are culturally sensitive,…