UC Davis Researchers Release Alarming Findings On Wildfire Smoke Impacting Healthy LungsA team of researchers at UC Davis Health discovered wildfire smoke puts even healthy people at risk of developing lung disease.
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, California’s 1st Surgeon General, Resigns After 3 YearsCalifornia's first surgeon general has resigned, saying Wednesday that she is "prioritizing care for myself and my family" three years after taking the position.
Online Fitness Training Or In-Person Workouts: Which Is Better?When the coronavirus pandemic temporarily closed gyms nationwide in 2020, many people opted to do their workouts at home through online instruction. Even after fitness facilities reopened, a good number of individuals elected to stay at home.
Colon, Rectal Cancer Cases Rising In People Under 50, Researchers SayCases of colon and rectal cancer are on the rise in young adults -- and the median age of patients diagnosed is getting lower.
Having A Good Cry Is Good For You, Psychiatrists SayAlthough it's often seen as a sign of weakness, crying can be just what the doctor ordered for sorting through muddied emotions and wading out anew.
Cinnamon Linked To Blood Sugar Control In Prediabetes, Study FindsCinnamon may improve blood sugar control in people with a condition known as prediabetes and may slow the progression to type 2 diabetes, according to a new pilot study of 51 people with elevated blood sugars.
Healthy Black Kids Die More Often After Surgery Than White Kids, Study FindsIn comparison to healthy white children, healthy Black children are more likely to suffer complications and deaths after surgery, a new study finds.
Too Much Sitting Raises Your Risk For Cancer, Study FindsToo much sitting can raise the risk for cancer, but you can overcome it with movement, a new study finds. Replacing at least 30 minutes of sitting with either light, moderate or vigorous physical activity can lower that risk.
Probiotics Don't Do Much For Most People's Gut Health Despite The Hype, Review FindsWhether contained in yogurt or stuffed into capsules and sold on pharmacy shelves, probiotics are popular among the health conscious, with millions of people around the world thought to use them.
Foodborne Illnesses Continue To Rise As Efforts To Prevent Them FailCases of potentially dangerous foodborne illnesses caused by common bacteria continued to rise during 2019 compared to the previous three years despite food safety measures, according to a new CDC report released Thursday.
The Right Music Playlist Makes Your Workouts More Effective, Study SaysMusic can arouse and boost mood before exercise, dampen perceptions of pain and fatigue during a workout, and inspire bursts of effort, performance and endurance, researchers discovered.
Burnout Linked To Potentially Deadly Irregular Heartbeat, Study SaysIf you're feeling bone-deep mental and physical exhaustion, or what is otherwise known as burnout, new research suggests you could be at a higher risk for a potentially fatal heart flutter.
Study Links Air Pollution Nanoparticles To Brain Cancer For First TimeTiny particles produced by motor traffic have been linked to brain cancer for the first time, according to a new study from Canadian researchers.
Toxic Skin-Whitening Creams Should Be 'Avoided At All Costs,' Officials SaySkin-whitening creams can be as toxic as paint strippers and should be "avoided at all costs," the UK's Local Government Association has warned.
Want To Live Longer? Be An Optimist, Study Says