Health Watch

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,…
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Flu season is in full swing. The CDC is reporting that 30 states—especially southern states like Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina—are already seeing…
Study investigator Manolis Kallistratos (Asklepieion General Hospital in Greece) and colleagues found that people who took a midday siesta were more likely to experience a fall…
So far you may have been told that if you want to lose weight, you must ditch booze, avoid high-calorie intake and hit the gym. Well,…
Gregory Adams was officially named chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, according to a statement issued Tuesday evening. Adams was tapped to fill the role on…