Here are a few ways you can take full advantage of all the season has to offer.
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Smokers have a much greater risk for type 2 diabetes than people who never smoked.
If you want a better workout, try a little caffeine before you lace up your tennis shoes.
If you’ve ever reached for a pain reliever or other medicine and it has an old expiration date, don’t throw it out.
Today, with so much information on the internet, it’s hard not to get online and self- diagnose.
You may not be saving any calories by drinking diet soda.
If you introduce preschoolers to vegetables they will most likely eat them.
Hitting the road on two-wheels is a great way to get some exercise. However, an increasing number of adults riding bikes are getting injured.
One Third of Cases Are Undiagnosed
This comes from a recent study that found the diabetes rate is even higher in Asians, blacks and Hispanics.
The average healthy brain has more than 100 billion nerve cells which record and recall memories and tell our bodies what to do.
Nail fungus is contagious and causes visual changes in the nail.
After cancer patients battle chemotherapy and surgery, the fight is not over.
The warning follows the deaths of two young men last year who died after using the stimulant.
For the first time in 35 years, college students are consuming more pot than cigarettes, according to an annual study done by the University of Michigan.
3.5 Million Americans Have Blood Disorder
About three and a half million people in the U.S. have anemia, making it one of the most common blood disorders.
A new report finds the U.S. childhood obesity rate has climbed much more than in neighboring Canada.
Skin cancer is almost always curable if it’s caught and treated early.
The ongoing debate about e-cigarettes has taken a new turn.
Have you ever reached for a pain reliever or other medicine to find it has an old expiration date?
Dogs Have Sense of Smell 100,000 Times Stronger Than Humans
Two remarkable dogs are using their snouts to save lives.
'Super Lice' Found in 95 Percent of Kids Tested in 30 States
A new and potentially drug-resistant species of head lice is showing up on the heads of kids around the U.S.
Federal health officials have approved the first prescription drug to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by the pharmaceutical industry.
In tonight’s Focus on Health, we’ll introduce you to an exercise that’s not only intense, but also fun.
Over the past few years, school districts have started looking for better ways to keep their students safe and injury free.
Researchers surveyed about 900 adults.
On average, elementary school children get up to 12 colds or cases of the flu each school year.
A new study finds close to two percent of American adults, or 4.2 million people, admitted to drunken driving at least once over the prior month.
Recent studies show air pollution has been linked to health issues like low birth weight and stroke.
This Week is World Breast Feeding Week
This week is world breast-feeding week and while it can be demanding, health experts say it’s well worth the effort.
Center for Medical Progress Releases Fifth Video
What started as a series of controversial undercover videos has turned into a full-blown battle in the halls of congress.
Life with a disability is hard enough. But also being a parent can make it even harder. Hear from one family that’s adapting to life after a disability, in this edition of your FOX Focus on Health.
Introducing solid foods to your baby can be a fun exciting experience.
99 Percent Aren't Harmful, Some Are Healthy
Even with a microscope, finding germs or bacteria can often be tricky.
When your digestive tract isn’t working properly, it can make your whole body feel off.
A new development in spinal cord injury research is showing great promise for paralysis patients.
The world’s first malaria vaccine is close to being approved for babies in Africa.
The human ear is a marvel of anatomical engineering which converts sound waves into meaningful sound.
It appears teens are using emergency contraception.
3 Million Kids Fall, Rushed to Emergency Room Annually
Nearly three million kids take a fall and end up in the emergency room every year.
That spicy quesadilla or late-night snack might have seemed like a good idea in the moment, but those choices could have you in some serious pain later on.
A lot of us probably say TGIF on Friday mornings, but study after study shows fewer of us are saying TGIV — thank goodness it’s vacation.
Cherries, Blueberries Can Relieve Pain
Many times when something hurts it’s because of some sort of inflammation.
A new treatment is showing promise in battling Alzheimer’s disease.
People who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis are mostly focused on getting the disease under control and easing the joint pain.
Only about one in every ten Americans eats enough fruit and vegetables, according to a new study.
Doctors: Feet First, Every Time
Temperatures are heating up, and for many of us that means playing in the water.
Two popular antidepressants may increase the risk of birth defects in babies of mothers who took them, according to a new study done by the Centers for Disease Control.
Deaths Nearly Quadrupled Between 2002-2013
New numbers from the federal government are shedding light on what’s being called a heroin epidemic across the country.
While you may associate foodies or adventurous eaters with indulgent eating or eating to excess, that may not be the case.
A new study suggests weight-loss surgery combined with lifestyle changes may be a more effective treatment for obese patients with type-two diabetes compared to the changes alone.