Nearly half a million US babies are born premature. A new program is helping at-risk moms-to-be get the support they need.
Nobody likes to get the flu! You may have already had your flu shot and stocked up on all your vitamins, but sometimes avoiding germy objects may be the best thing you can do.
For decades we’ve been eating up genetically engineered foods, we just didn’t know we were doing it!
When the Moyer family decided they wanted to adopt a child from China, they were told a healthy child would take seven years.
From the rich and famous, to the runners, to the exercise maniacs, and the just plain slim and trim—how do they do it? We’ve got some habits of the naturally slim you can develop to lose weight without dieting.
When it comes to generic versus brand name, which is best? As it turns out, that depends on what you are buying.
Can’t motivate yourself to get to the gym? Or having a hard time sticking to that running schedule? Recent research suggests just plain walking can have a profound impact on your health.
She used to be the vice president of a hospital, but Janet Farhood gave up memos for menus. Now she owns a restaurant with home cooked Lebanese food.
To keep those New Year’s resolutions of being healthier or losing weight, try some of this year’s coolest new fitness tools.
Almost everybody has one, but according to the Federal Trade Commission, email is the most common way scammers attack us. But still, many people take unnecessary risks with their emails. We’ve got three things to avoid.
This is the year—the year you’ve vowed to finally shed that extra weight! But you might be making poor choices without even knowing it. One common mistake: going gluten-free.
Statistics show one in four kids are bullied on a regular basis in the US. In 85 percent of cases there is no intervention made by teachers or school staff. 14-year-old Kajmere Houchins decided she wanted to change that.
It makes sense: if you don’t eat, you’ll lose weight. But recent research has given rise to the idea of mini fasts as a way to control blood sugar, weight, and even help you live longer.
Morning, noon, night, in the middle of the night: are you constantly hungry? Well a lack of food may not always be to blame.
Indira Esparza is in her third year of college, but she still remembers the stress of applying to her favorite universities.
Scared of a huge power bill this winter? Well you don’t have to compromise your cozy, warm home to keep your costs down.
The ball has dropped and the toasts have been made—now it’s time to make good on that resolution you set. The American Psychological Association has five easy ways to make it stick.
Life changed for Alex Elman when she was 27 years old; she lost her eyesight from juvenile diabetes.
Christmas cookies, gingerbread, holiday pudding—you try hard, but you just can’t escape it: sugar seems to be in everything we consume. But how much do you know about this sneaky substance?
Don’t want your holiday guests to ‘bah humbug’ your dessert after a big holiday dinner?
It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year but when kids don’t get the gifts they want it could go into meltdown mode.
Despite our best intentions, many of us have come dangerously close to leaving behind our phone.
Traveling around the holidays can get crazy and expensive. Here are four ways to get the cheapest airfare you can.
A quiet walk for Rosa Pickett quickly became a fight for her life.
Piles of papers, deadlines, constant phone calls—all can cause stress at work. But what about what you’re eating?
Can’t fall asleep? Try one of those old wives’ tales that’s actually true: warm milk. Milk contains tryptophan, which helps the brain release serotonin.
Christmas tree: check. Ornaments: check. Wreath: check. The only thing left is the gift for your guy.
Potentially toxic toys continually creep into the toys your children play with. The Linkners would never intentionally put their kids in danger.
Thanksgiving dinner is done, and now it’s time to shop! Black Friday is the day record numbers of shoppers head to the stores. So here are some tips to get the best bang for your buck.
Being chronically stressed can be a killer. High levels of stress have been associated with weight gain, high blood pressure, and even heart disease. So how can you stop the stress? One easy way is to look away from your computer screen.
It may lack the excitement and fury of Black Friday, but Cyber Monday can have the same huge savings. Here are a few tips.
Whether it’s the top fifty or something a little more sophisticated like Mozart, the music you listen to can do more than relieve stress. It can also ease pain and fight addiction.
Could you imagine making 120,000 dollars right out of college? That’s what a new study says petroleum engineering majors make on average. That’s the average salary for full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree.
Statistics about rape in this country are unpleasant: every 2 minutes a woman is raped; 1 in 5 women will become a victim of sexual assault; 75 percent of assaults are committed by someone the woman knows; 38 percent are attacked by a man they thought was their friend.
Sniffling, sneezing, and the dreaded cough: all symptoms that could be taken care of naturally.
These kids in a local restaurant have a lot on their plate, But we’re not talking about the chicken, salmon, and tomatoes.
Last year, Americans spent 4.3 trillion dollars on retail purchases alone—and this is the season most of us overspend! So how can you avoid paying over-the-odds next time you go out?
The FBI reports 2,000 kids a day are kidnapped, either by someone they know, or by complete strangers.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Annual Expenditures on Children by Family report provides the cost of raising a child from birth to age 17. This year’s total was over 241,000 dollars, and that’s without the costs of pregnancy or college.
The story behind this family of four started in front of a computer several years ago.
You scrub it, rub it, and wipe it down. Your kitchen may look clean but is it really? Studies show more than 20 percent of food-borne illness outbreaks result from food consumed at home.
Last year, $844 million was spent globally on skincare products, but what if the answer to clear skin could be found in your fridge?
Nancy Hans is in constant motion as she churns out homemade goodies using only organic ingredients.
Researchers have become more like C.S.I. detectives trying to identify new causes for breast cancer.
From prescription pills to over-the counter meds, medicinal mistakes put at least 1.3 million Americans at risk of death each year.
BERKELEY, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – whether she’s assigning a problem, or helping students work out the answer, professor Zvezdelina Stankova is passionate about one thing: math.
We all know milk does the body good, but what else can strengthen your child’s bones? Kids reach their peak bone mass by age 12 and evidence shows that increasing peak bone mass in childhood by just 10 percent could delay osteoporosis by 13 years.
To protect yourself from any health insurance scams when the Affordable Care Act enrollment starts, insurance experts have some warnings for you.
Teens with a criminal record often find it difficult to land a good job. But one woman has made it her mission to change that; a unique restaurant is helping troubled teens become responsible adults.
Robo calls are a byproduct of the technological age we live in, but did you know ones to your cell phone are illegal? Yet they still happen. Here are two ways to avoid them altogether.