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Today β€” September 24th 2018Health

Weight Watchers announces major change to name and mission

By Eun Kyung Kim

The rebranding includes refresh of mobile app, and partnership with meditation company Headspace.

  • September 24th 2018 at 14:23

W. Kaumau Bell Makes His First Trip To Africa For Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown'

Rachel Martin talks to Bell, host of CNN's United Shades of America, about traveling to Kenya with Anthony Bourdain for Parts Unknown. The show's final season premiered months after Bourdain died.

  • September 24th 2018 at 11:04

Personal Health: Heart Disease in a Heart-Healthy Life


Lessons from Jane Brody’s brother: Being trim and athletic doesn’t always mean your coronary arteries are in great shape.

The New Health Care: Congratulations. Your Study Went Nowhere.


Researchers should embrace negative results instead of accentuating the positive, which is one of several biases that can lead to bad science.

Can't Get Comfortable In Your Chair? Here's What You Can Do

By Michaeleen Doucleff
Jean Couch, 75, perches on the edge of a chair at her home in Los Altos Hills, Calif. She teaches people the art of sitting in chairs without back pain.

Chair design shifted dramatically about a hundred years ago, and it hasn't been good for our backs. Our daily lives are filled with chairs that make our posture worse. Luckily, we've got hacks.

(Image credit: Erin Brethauer for NPR)

  • September 24th 2018 at 10:56

Woman almost loses eye after swimming in contacts: 'It can happen to you'

By A. Pawlowski

Most contact lens wearers probably don’t know that what they’re doing is risky, doctors warn.

  • September 21st 2018 at 23:01

5 common questions about Alzheimer’s β€” answered by a Harvard neurologist

By Sarah Jackson

What is Alzheimer's disease? How is it different from dementia? What can you do to prevent getting Alzheimer's? Alzheimer's researcher Rudolph Tanzi explains.

  • September 21st 2018 at 22:39

Joe Simpson tells Ashlee he 'wrestled' with idea of death after cancer diagnosis

By Drew Weisholtz

The Simpson patriarch thought about dying, but made it through because of his family.

  • September 21st 2018 at 20:12

4 little girls reunite for touching photo after completing cancer treatments

By Scott Stump

The quartet, who met when they were all being treated for cancer at the same hospital, re-created a picture they took together in 2016.

  • September 21st 2018 at 19:31

Pet owners beware: FDA warns of potential dangers of flea and tick pills

By Maggie Fox

Labels on the products need to lay out more clearly how to use them safely, the FDA says.

  • September 21st 2018 at 17:25

Dating after divorce? Take this advice from a relationship expert

By Jackie Pilossoph

There's a phrase that best describe the feeling many people have when they begin dating after divorce: Scary as hell.

  • September 21st 2018 at 15:20

World Alzheimer's Day 2018: How Americans can confront the crisis

By Maria Shriver

Nationwide, a new case of the disease develops every 65 seconds. It's time to recognize we are facing a crisis.

  • September 21st 2018 at 12:43

Colorado meatpacker recalls beef after E. coli kills 1, sickens 17

By Associated Press

The USDA said Wednesday the beef was produced and packaged at Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan in June and shipped to retailers all over the country.

  • September 21st 2018 at 00:07

Study finds 4 main personality types β€” which one are you?

By Meghan Holohan

People love taking personality tests to learn more about themselves but until recently experts believed types didn't exist. A new study discovered four types.

  • September 20th 2018 at 22:47

Want to stop snoring? Take advice from a few doctors

By Marguerite Ward

Sleep experts say snoring could be doing more harm than just bothering your partner.

  • September 20th 2018 at 20:59

Deal of the Day: 30 percent off sleep masks from Perpetual Shade

By Courtney Gisriel

This deal is dreamy!

  • September 20th 2018 at 15:54

Drake fan Sofia Sanchez on heart transplant: 'I haven't felt this free in awhile'

By Eun Kyung Kim

The 11-year-old heart transplant recipient talks about her recovery, and that viral moment when she met her favorite singer.

  • September 20th 2018 at 14:50

'I thought I was dying': Avril Lavigne on inspiration behind her first song in 5 years

By Sarah Jackson

Avril Lavigne released her first single in five years, and the story behind it will inspire you.

  • September 19th 2018 at 23:36

Kate Beckinsale does this every day for happiness

By Hilary Sheinbaum

The 'Underworld' star talks about her secrets to happiness, learning to meditate and why she had to give up caffeine.

  • September 19th 2018 at 22:58