Health

Dieting Success Depends On Quality Of Foods

(CNN) - A new study indicates the health benefits of a low-carb or low-fat diet may depend on the quality of the food you're eating. Researchers analyzed dietary data from over 37,000 adults. Originally collected between 1999 and 2014…

FDA: 7 Sunscreen Chemicals Enter Bloodstream After 1 Use

(CNN) - Seven chemicals commonly found in sunscreens can be absorbed into the bloodstream at levels exceeding safety thresholds; after just one use. That's according to a study published Tuesday by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, an…

Study: Juul Use Continued To Increase In 2019

(CNN) - With all the buzz about how dangerous vaping can be for young people, you'd think the number of users would start to decline. But according to a new study by the truth initiative, an anti-tobacco advocacy group,…

Smoking Pot Might Be Bad For Heart Patients

(CNN) - Researchers have discovered about two million Americans with heart disease have used marijuana; even though it's a suspected risk factor. Scientists reviewed previously published studies to uncover the statistic. There are few randomized control trials studying the…

Study: Commonly Used Drugs Could Kill Cancer Cells

(CNN) - A new study indicates that commonly-used drugs used for other conditions may be able to kill some kinds of cancer cells. The study found that dozens of drugs used to treat diabetes, osteoarthritis in dogs, or alcohol…

Fitbit Could Help Predict Flu Outbreaks In Real-Time

(CNN) - Your Fitbit could be doing a lot more than tracking your trips to the store; it may help health officials stop the flu from spreading too. Researchers reviewed de-identified data, which the company's privacy policy allows it…

Study: Most Wait Too Long For Knee Replacement

(CNN) - Need a knee replacement? Don't procrastinate! A new study found that 90% of Americans with osteoarthritis wait too long before having the surgery and as a result the surgery may not be as successful, and could lead…

Study: Lose Fat In Tongue To Improve Sleep Apnea

(CNN) - If you are one of 30-million Americans who snore, choke, gasp or stop breathing during the night; your tongue could be a key reason. A new study published Friday found a connection between having a fat tongue…