Health Watch

The disparities in health statistics are glaring when it comes to how Black women fare. Black women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with diabetes compared…
Sometimes, a juicy cheeseburger and an order of hot, crispy fries simply call your name. (Greasy foods are so beloved that they have an entire day…
Smartwatches are designed as wearable computers, able to communicate through their various connective capabilities, play back all sorts of digital media, monitor physical activities, and even…
Yes, go ahead and grab that cup of joe, or two, or more. Doing so may improve your health and help you live longer, suggests new…
Researchers have found that women who have hypertension during pregnancy may have an increased risk of heart disease and hypertension later in life. For the full…
Watermelon is a delicious and refreshing fruit that’s also good for you. It contains only 46 calories per cup, but is high in vitamin C, vitamin…
Greater consumption of coffee could lead to a longer life, according to two new studies published Monday. The findings have resurfaced the centuries-old conversation on coffee's…
Last week, the American Heart Association said coconut oil is unhealthy, reigniting a conversation about saturated fat and leaving some confused about what is healthy.  "There’s…
“The reason coconut oil is so popular for weight loss is partly due to my research on medium chain triglycerides," Marie-Pierre St-Onge, associate professor of nutritional…
The dog days of summer will soon be upon us, and if you don't have central air conditioning, it'll quickly become pretty difficult to cook without…