Shedding just five percent of your body weight does a lot, NBC News reported.
It’s enough to decrease total body fat, visceral fat (the dangerous kind that hugs your organs), and liver fat. Plus, that small tip...
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 06:36 PM PST
Flu-Related Deaths in California Up This Season: Officials
President Donald Trump is getting his first medical checkup since taking office, a head-to-toe exam as questions swirl about his health and fitness. At 71, he's the oldest person ever elected to the nation's...
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 10:18 AM PST
Teen's Touching Story of Caring for Whole Family Goes Viral
Sometimes Jonathan Gutierrez' mom cries because she feels so humiliated that he has to look after her. But the 15-year-old always reassures her.
"If I cry, he yells at me, 'Don’t cry Mommy, don’t cry. This...
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 05:37 AM PST
Apple Shareholders Call on Board to Study Screen Time Impact
Apple shareholders are calling on the company's board of directors to study the impact of smartphones on children.
Parents have expressed concern about the amount of time kids spend on their smartphones, and...
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 04:59 AM PST
Repeat Flu Shots Offer Lingering Benefits in Elderly: Study
There's a good reason not to skip the flu shot this year: a new study has found that older adults who get the shot every flu season were less likely to die or be hospitalized with severe complications, NBC News...
Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 11:35 PM PST
Up to 2K People Possibly Exposed to Hep A at Utah 7-Eleven
Health officials say people who went to a West Jordan, Utah 7-Eleven within the past two weeks might have been exposed to hepatitis A.
An employee worked at the store between Dec. 26 and Jan. 3 while ill and...
Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 09:28 PM PST
7 San Diego CVS Pharmacies Offer Birth Control Pills Without Doctor's Prescription
From gritty neighborhoods in New York and Los Angeles to clinics in Kenya and Brazil, health workers are trying to popularize a pill that has proven highly effective in preventing HIV but which — in their view —...
Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 10:27 AM PST
Democrats Move to Offense on Health Care; Seek 'Big Ideas'
Democrats are shifting to offense on health care, emboldened by successes in defending the Affordable Care Act. They say their ultimate goal is a government guarantee of affordable coverage for all.