Increasingly aware of the risks presented by sun-bathing, most people slap on sunscreen before getting to work on their tan. But while most suncreens will protect against short wave, ultra-violet B rays, they don't block longer wave, UVA rays, even though UVA is 50 times more prevalent. Scientists at the ...
A Washington woman, whom President Barack Obama quoted as an example of someone finally getting coverage under the Affordable Health Care Act, is now choosing to forgo insurance because her tax credit was miscalculated. On Oct. 21, Obama read Jessica Sanford's email in a Rose Garden speech, describing how she ...
New research shows higher than normal amounts of vitamin B12 in the blood may increase the risk for cancer.
The Internet is a beautiful thing. Everyone and anyone can have a slice of the pie, which means there are hundreds of thousands (if not millions!) of blogs cropping up every day. The number of fitness, health, and happiness blogs out there can be overwhelming: How’s an average Joe or Jane ...
Why is it so much harder in your 40s to bounce back from a night of drinking than it was in your 30s or 20s? What happened? Andrea Petersen has answers on Lunch Break. Photo: F. Martin Ramin for The Wall Street Journal.
Why are some obese individuals healthy, apparently protected from the damaging effects brought about by excess fat? Shirley Wang joins Lunch Break with a look at the latest research. Photo: Getty Images.
Swedish inventors have created an "invisible" bike helmet that's stored in a pouch around the neck and inflates like an air bag in case of a crash.
A 5-year-old boy who has battled leukemia for years fulfills his wish o be his favorite superhero.
Keeping extra fat at bay could be as easy as eating chocolate.
Nothing healthy really comes to mind when you think of vending machines, but a new company in Chicago is trying to change that.