Doctors say the biggest risk to soda drinkers is the excess calories, but even diet sodas can adversely affect your health.
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When you’re under the weather, the last thing you want to do is eat something that’ll make you feel worse.
1 in 68 U.S. Children Has an Autism Spectrum Disorder
According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in 68 American children has an autism spectrum disorder.
Utah has the highest rate of melanoma cases in the country, but now doctors at a cancer institute in the state believe they may be onto a cure.
18 Million Americans Suffer From Disorder
More than 18 million American adults suffer from sleep apnea and many don’t even realize they have it.
Almost one in ten Americans has a form of diabetes.
Random drug testing in schools may sound like a good way to keep kids off drugs.
Stress is just part of daily life, but for many dealing with stress can be challenging.
It’s been more than 50 years since the surgeon general’s report on smoking was released, and researchers are still finding new diseases related to lighting up.
A new study could shed some light on a protein that may be the main culprit behind Alzheimer’s disease.
New research suggests a popular sugar substitute could lead to new treatments for some of the most common types of cancers.
Heavy drinkers are turning to a new approach in their effort to manage the habit.
It affects one out of every five Americans at some point in their life.
Nearly half of the 1.34 million calls to poison centers each year are for potential medical poisonings among kids.
Obese women may have as much as a 40 percent higher risk for cancer compared to thinner women.
The vitamin world is speaking to children. But when it comes to taking daily supplements, pediatricians say kids don’t necessarily need them.
A San Francisco-based start-up company is using artificial intelligence to detect and prevent cancer, pushing medicine firmly into the 21st century.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Medical Association have joined forces to reduce the incidence of type 2 diabetes.
Parents know the conversation too well. Your baby is clearly trying to tell you something, but they haven’t mastered the use of words yet.
Would End Federal Ban on Medical Marijuana
Three U.S. senators have unveiled a bill that, if passed, could end the federal ban on medical marijuana.
While you may be enjoying the beautiful spring view, millions of Americans are in misery with watery itchy eyes, runny noses and sneezing.
Student Recently Returned From International Travel
A University of Minnesota student has a confirmed case of the measles.
Blood is the second most common liquid inside us after water, but many people grow nauseous just looking at it.
Researchers at Northeastern University did a study on what they say could dramatically increase the survival rate of patients with cancer.
Jumped 37 Percent from 2000-2013
Heroin overdose deaths are climbing at an alarming rate rising 37 percent from 2000 to 2013, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
When you go to any grocery store, you are likely to see a whole host of gluten-free products.
More than one out of every five high school girls report being physically or sexually assaulted by someone they dated.
The financial stress of the last recession likely contributed to a recent increase in suicides among middle-aged Americans.
A new marijuana study is comparing the risks of smoking pot to the risks of using other drugs.
People with low levels of vitamin D appear to have an increased risk for type 2 diabetes even if they’re not overweight.
A new poll suggests that parents should be required to vaccinate their kids.
Trial Underway in Wausau, Wis.
There may be some new help for congestive heart failure patients.
Drug Could Neutralize HIV
Scientists are calling it a “remarkable new advance” against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
A new study taken over the span of two decades finds U.S. teens are getting less sleep than ever before.
We all know our vision usually diminishes as we get older, but for some of us it can lead to an injury called a retinal tear.
Americans Eat Out About Five Times a Week
Today, research shows Americans eat out, on average, often close to five times a week.
You can have a healthy heart with nice clear blood vessels, eat all the right foods, exercise and not smoke and you can still develop a serious form of heart disease.
Nutrients Increase Blood Flow to Heart
It’s easy to think of chocolate when you want to express your love especially around Valentine’s Day.
Researchers say as many as one in ten Americans may be living with a brain parasite and not even know it, according to a study from the University of Arizona.
The Centers for Disease Control says one in 68 children has autism.
Patient Had Recently Been to West Africa
A Wisconsin hospital is testing a patient for Ebola after they had recently been in West Africa.
'Red the Rink' Raises Awareness, Funds
Superior hockey fans supported more than just the players at Wessman Arena Thursday.
Researchers: Less is More
When it comes to running, it turns out less is more.
As most doctors try to convince parents to get their children vaccinated the recent measles outbreak has also become a potent political issue in Washington.
A group of Minnesota high schools will soon start screening students for depression.
There may be hope on the horizon for people who suffer from severe peanut allergies.
Some Drinks Are Equal to 14 Cans of Soda
Energy drinks – they’re cheap, high-octane, and readily available in stores.
You may have heard of hand, foot and mouth disease. It can be miserable for the kids who get it. But doctors say it is easily treatable. Here’s more in your FOX Focus on Health.
People trying to embrace a healthier lifestyle may want to enlist the help of their significant other.
Does working overtime lead to alcohol abuse?
Working long hours may raise the risk for alcohol abuse.