Nearly 59 percent of American adults who meet guidelines for statin therapy to lower cholesterol say their physicians hadn’t given them a statin option.
It doesn’t take much red meat or cured, smoked, or salted meats like ham, bacon, and salami to put you at risk for heart disease and death.
People with cancer who use medical marijuana are more likely to choose forms with higher amounts of THC than those with other health conditions, who prefer CBD.
New practice guidelines issued by the Endocrine Society provide information about osteoporosis medication options and answer questions women may have.
Physically inactive adults who replace 30 minutes of sitting each day with physical activity showed a nearly 50 percent reduction in premature death risk.
More than 2,400 U.S. children were killed by firearms in 2017, the same year 144 police officers and 1,000 active military personnel died in the line of duty.
Secondhand smoke from fathers-to-be raises a baby’s risk of congenital heart defects by up to 124 percent, even more than when mom smokes during pregnancy.
U.S. states that banned texting while driving have seen a 4 percent decrease in emergency room visits after motor vehicle crashes from 2007 to 2014.
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