Latest by Diane Domina

Social Media and Sugar Consumption: The Strange Link Among Kids

You’ve seen the studies about the negative effect of social media on confidence and mood. New data suggests in can increase unhealthy eating habits in kids.

The Surprising New Reason Heart Attacks Can Be Deadly For Women

Women are more likely to call 911 when their husband, father, or brother experiences heart attack symptoms than if they are experiencing symptoms themselves.

Sexual Harassment of Female Med Students Endangers All Women’s Health

Time’s Up has set its sights on the health-care industry on the heels of a statement from the NIH about the harassment of women in science and medicine.

You Don't Need a Diet to Lose Weight — Just an App

Before you sign-up for a costly weight-loss program, you should know: People who track food intake with a free smartphone app can drop a number of pounds.

Robotic Surgery for Cancer: Do You Know the Risks?

The FDA has issued a warning about robotically-assisted surgical devices for cancer surgeries, including mastectomy for breast cancer and other procedures.

Is Your Doc Overprescribing Antibiotics?

Could a recent study published in BMJ suggesting antibiotics prescribed in the U.K. often exceed recommended guidelines raise a red flag in the U.S. too?

New Data: Alcohol Is More Deadly For Certain Age Groups

A new analysis in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs says we’ve likely been underestimating the health risks of drinking in younger people.

High-Intensity Exercise Can Aid in the Fight Against Colon Cancer

High-intensity interval training — cardio workouts that include short bursts of maximum effort and recovery periods — may slow the growth of colon cancer.

Chronic Pain? Get On Pinterest

A new study published in the journal Health Education & Behavior shows that people with chronic pain are turning to Pinterest for help coping.

How Stigma Is Preventing Women From Seeking Endometriosis Help

A taboo still exists for women who experience endometriosis, which causes chronic pelvic issues, painful periods and sex, infertility, and intestinal problems.