U.S. deaths from Alzheimer’s disease rose by more than 50 percent from 1999 to 2014, and rates are expected to continue to rise, reflecting the nation’s aging population and increasing life expectancy, American researchers said on Thursday.
What is fiber, and why is it good for you?
Christine Sheppard fantasizes about her life before cancer. Before she had to take painkillers “all the time.” Before she had to seriously worry about when she might die.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a new report that reveals that individual health insurance premiums doubled under Obamacare.
Nevada’s Republican Sen. Dean Heller distanced himself from President Donald Trump’s budget proposal on Wednesday, saying he is working with a bipartisan group to preserve Medicaid spending in states that expanded the program.
Eating more fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of peripheral artery disease, according to a study of more than 3.6 million individuals in the U.S.
Eating a small amount of chocolate every week or so may decrease the risk of a common and serious type of irregular heart rhythm, according to a new study of people in Denmark.
Anthem Inc is looking at each state to determine what its participation in the Obamacare individual market will be next year given the political and regulatory uncertainty, Chief Executive Officer Joseph Swedish said on Wednesday.
What would happen to your gut if you drank a glass of celery juice everyday for a month?
Every time you have a meal, you’re either nourishing your body so that you can maintain good health or you’re starving it of vital nutrients.
Cigarette filters, introduced decades ago to reduce the amount of tar smokers inhale, also alter other properties of smoke and smoking in a way that raises the risk of lung cancer, researchers say.
Listed below are the vitamins you need to stockpile now, courtesy of ModernSurvivalBlog.com.
High physical activity levels may help stave off the effects of aging, a recent study published in Preventative Medicine revealed.
A healthy gut leads to a healthier you, and this fermented beverage is more than qualified to do just that.
Health ministers of the G20 leading economies, meeting for the first time on Saturday, agreed to work together to tackle issues such as a growing resistance to antibiotics and to start implementing national action plans by the end of 2018.
New medicines that win U.S. marketing approval without conclusive evidence of their effectiveness aren’t always proven to work after they go on sale, a recent research review suggests.
Sylvan Olivieri, who suffers from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after serving in the Vietnam War as a U.S. Marine, is among dozens of veterans who have sought therapy on the golf course.
Allergies affect people all-year round, triggering unwanted symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, and watery eyes.
The U.S. House of Representatives will send its healthcare overhaul plan passed this month to the Senate after it receives a final analysis by congressional reviewers, probably in a couple of weeks, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Friday.
First peer-reviewed study comparing vaccinated vs. unvaccinated
A bid to force America’s three insulin manufacturers to turn over information on the drastically increasing prices of what is a life-sustaining hormone treatment for people with diabetes advanced through the Nevada Legislature with bipartisan support on Friday.
A man has contracted the first human case of the West Nile virus of 2017 in Southern Nevada, public health authorities reported Thursday.
When was the last time you opened a bag of charcoal and thought, “Hmm, I think this might be a tool to help me become healthier”?
Aloe Vera, when taken internally and used externally has been proven to be effective in the treatment and management of eczema.
Scientists in Britain plan to harness the Zika virus to try to kill brain tumor cells in experiments that they say could lead to new ways to fight an aggressive type of cancer.
Eight people dressed in bright-colored athletic tops and soft pants sat on foam mats and stretched until five tiny Nigerian Dwarf goats, the size of small dogs, pranced into the studio and their goat yoga class began.
The very word protein usually forms up images of meat, fish, and eggs in our mind.
There are several home remedies that are alkaline in nature and can help to solve this problem.
Making small changes in daily activities and food intake could improve the radiance and clarity of the skin.
Native Americans used a variety of herbal medicines for treating a plethora of illnesses.
The U.S. Justice Department for the second time in a month sued UnitedHealth Group Inc on Tuesday, accusing the nation’s largest health insurer of obtaining over $1 billion from Medicare to which it was not entitled.
More than half of all deaths have no recorded cause, making effective health monitoring and policymaking far more difficult, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) is required to add new warnings to its diabetes drug, Invokana, about the risk of foot and leg amputations, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday.
When 27-year-old Jasmine Paule walks into a physical therapy center today wearing a skirt and blouse, knee brace and a broad smile, she looks as if she could be a not too seriously injured point guard for a women’s basketball team.
A moderate-intensity walking regimen may reduce symptoms of mild cognitive impairment that are linked to poor blood vessel health in the brain, a small study suggests.
It’s hard to say for sure which kids will benefit most from a common childhood surgery for infections and fluid buildup in the middle ear, a research review suggests.
Not only are strawberries a delicious fruit, they could also be a cancer-fighting food in the future.
The Trump administration said on Monday it was vastly expanding the scope of a policy blocking U.S. assistance to foreign groups that perform or provide information about abortions.
Industry Watchdog Reinforces Call for New Leadership at USDA National Organic Program
Southern Hills Hospital in southwest Las Vegas is changing its phone numbers at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
All our lives we’ve heard how healthy cinnamon is for your health.
Broccoli extract found to dramatically reduce stroke damage to the brain… now Big Pharma wants to make a high-priced pill out of it
Big Pharma is at it again: Taking a naturally occurring, freely available and inexpensive commodity, and creating a “chemical,” patentable version that they can market and make millions of dollars off of.
The health benefits of running have long been explored — and enjoyed — by scientists and fitness buffs alike. But what about barefoot running?
Cleaning your ear with a cotton tip applicator may feel good, but be warned: You could risk a trip to the emergency room.
The federal government has publicly released vaccine injury payout figures that show vaccines routinely maim and kill children across America.
Alarming report reveals 27 million Americans are drinking dirty tap water that violates government safety standards
Cancerous chemicals such as lead and copper are just some of the contaminants found in the drinking water of some 27 million Americans, revealed a damning new report by the National Resources Defense Council (NDRC), calling to question the safety of water systems in the country.
The U.S. has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world, and 60 percent are preventable.
Health experts have identified two more suspected cases of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo, a day after the government declared an outbreak of the disease that has killed one man, the U.N. health agency said on Saturday.
When Michelle Chapman noticed her son, Alexander Fellows, was barely talking by 2 1/2, her pediatrician recommended her to Easterseals Nevada.
Men with multiple risk factors for heart disease may be more likely to develop erectile dysfunction later in life than men with optimal heart health, a recent study suggests.
You might not get what you pay for when it comes to healthcare, a new study suggests.
Guidelines developed by the American Urological Association call for lifestyle and behavioral changes as primary treatments for an overactive bladder.