According to a panel of medical experts, the active chemical in used in spray-on tans -- dihydroxyacetone (DHA) -- can potentially damage one's DNA and cause genetic alterations. The experts reviewed 10 of the most current, agreeing that while more studies need to be done, what they already know is enough to warrant a warning.
One of the ingredients present in dark chocolate may help patients suffering from diabetes to bring down their cholesterol level, thereby reducing the risk of heart disease, according to findings of a new study.
Do you have good posture? Are you hunched over at your desk while typing on the computer? Proper posture may not seem like that big of a deal, but realistically, it truly is. Proper posture is about more than holding your head up high; it is crucial for eliminating any unnecessary strains to certain muscles, joints, bones, or organs.
One of my favorite, low-impact aerobic activities is walking. It can be done almost anywhere - indoors or out - and doesn't require fancy, expensive equipment
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The number cancer survivors in America will increase to almost 18 million by 2022, a new report by the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute said.
Drew Manning made himself obese to prove a point, and teach himself a lesson. The personal trainer gained over 70 pounds in six months as an experiment, to see what it takes to lose that sort of weight, while also putting himself in his clients' shoes.
Jun 18, 2012
Jack Osbourne Diagnosed With Multiple Sclerosis: What Symptoms And Treatment Await Ozzy's Son?
Jack Osbourne, reality TV star and son of rock god Ozzy Osbourne, has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, the 26-year-old told People. But the long term outlook for Osbourne’s health is not nearly as dire as the news would suggest initially. Treatment for symptoms is av...
U.S. food wholesalers, food retailers, and food-service operators have been advised by the Food and Drug Administration to remove from their distribution chains all clams, mussels, oysters, and scallops -- collectively known as molluscan shellfish -- that have come to the U.S. from South Korea.
A 63-year-old South Korean woman was shocked to learn she "became pregnant" with 12 baby squid after eating a portion of calamari. The story -- definitely giving new meaning to the term "Octomom" -- was detailed in a scientific paper authored by researche...
A new $100 million drug trial aimed at preventing early-onset Alzheimer's is at the forefront of efforts to treat and cure this disease, which is expected to weigh heavily on the U.S. as Baby Boomers grow older.
Jun 06, 2012
Starbucks Opens Chain of Raw Vegan Juice Bars
Starbucks, the coffee shop renowned for its seemingly limitless coffee varieties, is opening a new chain of juice bars in response to the growing health trend towards unprocessed and whole foods.
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03:59 am EDT More than 500 bacterial genera have been identified in US offices roughly equivalent to the numbers found in previous studies of a bathroom and an airplane.
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