Study: BMI Not Accurate When Measuring Health StatusResearchers say more than 50 million Americans who are classified as overweight or obese based on their BMI (body mass index) are actually healthy.
CDC Urges Women To Avoid Alcohol Unless They're On Birth ControlMillions of women may be putting their developing babies at risk of fetal alcohol syndrome, according to the CDC. Because of that, it is now advising all women between the ages of 15-44 to avoid alcohol completely if they are not using birth control.
Study: Hookahs More Toxic Than CigarettesResearchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine found hookah exposes the smoker to more tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide than a cigarette.
Nation’s First Full-Service Non-Profit Grocery Store Opens In Delaware CountyOne store in Chester, Delaware County, is trying to entice customers to eat healthier by offering rewards.
New Dietary Guidelines Target Sugar, Ease Up On Coffee And EggsThe Obama Administration released new dietary guidelines today. The latest report, which is revised every five years, backs off previous recommendations about cholesterol, but gets tougher on sugar.
The Side Effects Of Bubbles: Is Carbonated Water Good For You?Seltzer and other kinds of carbonated waters are wildly popular these days. It's a half billion dollar business, but are they good for you?
Doctors Say Viagra Is A Lifesaver For Some ChildrenViagra is one of the best selling drugs ever, the sex drug is approved for use in certain men. So you might be surprised to learn children are also being given prescriptions for Viagra.
Health: Sleeping Naked Helps Body Get More Restful SleepThe National Sleep Foundation says hitting the sack sans night clothes can have some health benefits that come from better shut-eye.
Pfizer Doubling Patient Income Limit For Free Drug Program Pfizer, the biggest U.S.-based drugmaker, is increasing its financial assistance to patients, doubling the allowable income level for people to receive dozens of Pfizer medicines for free.
American Heart Association's National Eating Healthy Day Offers Tips For Nutritious MealsThe lunchtime crowd at the Shops at Comcast Center in Center City were treated to a healthy cooking demonstration and free samples, as part of National Eating Healthy Day.
"Female Viagra" Hits The Market; Concerns Remain Over Safety & EffectivenessThe drug known as “female Viagra” is officially on the market.
Study: Social Media Content May Hold Key To Important Health InfoLanguage used in everyday social media posts may have a strong connection to an individual's overhaul health.