Health - Page 6

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New Health Benefits of Mindfulness

Staying "in the moment" may help keep blood sugar low and also ease back pain.

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Germs You Can Get from a Public Toilet

What's worth worrying about, what isn’t and how to protect yourself.

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Can't Sleep? 9 Surprising Things that Can Keep You Awake

If you just can't nod off, one of these hidden problems may be to blame.

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Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds

Still, too few girls and boys getting vaccinated, researchers say.

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Cancer Prevention: One Research Group's Top Ten Tips

Here's the American Institute for Cancer Research's list of to-dos (and don'ts).

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Fatal Overdoses Rising From Sedatives

When combined with narcotics, these drugs can be lethal, researcher says

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America, Home of the Sleep-Deprived?

A third of American adults don't get enough sleep — and people in these states sleep the least.

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Study Sees Possible Link Between Antibiotics and Delirium in Patients

Temporary confusion often caused by drugs, including common antimicrobials, research suggests.

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Is Seltzer Bad for You?

Flavored seltzers may be doing a number on your teeth.

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Is It OK to Clean Your Ears With a Q-Tip?

It may seem custom-made for the job, but here's why a cotton swab is the last thing you should stick in your ear.

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More College Students Misusing ADHD Med as Study Aid

Nonmedical use of Adderall and ER visits are up, study says.

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For a Healthy Heart, 6 Numbers Every Woman Should Know

Don't worry about your figure — focus on improving these six figures instead.

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For Lead Poisoning, Autism or Heart Disease, Don’t Turn to Chelation Supplements

The FDA is warning against the use of the OTC supplements for these and other conditions.

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Widely Used Heartburn Drugs Linked to Dementia Risk

Research finds association among users over age 75, but can't prove the medications cause memory problems.

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Food and Drug Interactions to Avoid

Don’t eat this or drink that if you take any of these medications.