Obesity could be in your future — and this $50 genetic test can predict your risk.
By Vicky Stein
April 15 is Tax Day, as well as the date each year on which the largest tobacco companies pay $9 billion dollars to states because of tobacco-related illnesses such as cancer and heart disease. But what is the real cost…
By Charles Betley, The Conversation
More than 600,000 Americans will have a heart attack this year. As a result many of us -- or someone we love -- will one day undergo a coronary angiogram.
By Elizabeth Flock
A recent study highlights how complicated childhood obesity continues to be, as the United States scrambles to address one of the greatest risk factors for chronic illness, including diabetes, cancer and heart disease, later in life.
By Laura Santhanam
By Sharon Begley, Andrew Joseph, STAT
The National Institutes of Health will shut down a controversial industry-funded study of moderate drinking and heart disease after a task force found severe ethical and scientific lapses in the study’s planning and execution, the agency’s director said Friday.
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco have uncovered documents demonstrating that members of the sugar industry called off a study in the 1960s because it linked sucrose -- a common sugar -- to heart disease and bladder cancer…
By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and African-Americans are disproportionately affected by the condition.
By PBS NewsHour
Delhi now outranks Beijing as the world's most polluted city. Carbon dioxide, ozone and fine carbon particles get trapped over India's capital, mostly due to dirty fuels, causing long-term health consequences such as lung and heart disease. Special correspondent Fred…
By Laura Santhanam
Researchers at the CDC studied four decades of data to project when cancer may become the single most lethal illness in the United States.
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