Updated: 03/15/2007 - The government has challenged Americans to have at least 75% of the adult population eating the recommended amount of fruit and 50% eating the right amount of veggies by 2010. According to the latest data, just over 30% of American adults eat fruit two or more times a day and only 27% eat vegetables at least three times a day.
Posted: 03/14/2007 - Those long hours at the computer could also put you at a higher risk for deadly blood clots, according to new research. Deep vein thrombosis can be fatal if part of the clot breaks off and blocks blood vessels in the lungs.
Posted: 03/13/2007 - The condition called Wernicke Encephalopathy, which affects the brain and nervous system.
Posted: 03/13/2007 - Researchers recently studied 54 people in Norway.
Updated: 03/12/2007 - Cancer patients rely on their doctor to answer tough questions, but experts say you may get the best answer by asking more than one doctor. That is why hospitals across the country now make it easier for patients to get a second opinion.
Posted: 03/08/2007 - Researchers say it appears people are not making up for the extra calories from soft drinks by cutting back on other foods they eat.
Posted: 03/08/2007 - A small study from the Cleveland Clinic shows women tend to land from a jump with a more flexed ankle and more internal rotation in the knee. That extra motion seemed to make athletes more vulnerable to injuries.
Posted: 03/08/2007 - Researchers looked at more than 16,000 middle-aged men with no history of high blood pressure. And the doctors say the typical drugs such as aspirin and acetaminophen increased the risk for high blood pressure, or hypertension if they are used often.
Posted: 03/08/2007 - Bill Teneyck as always battled the bulge. He has suffered three heart attacks, and watched the numbers on the scale go up and down, like a yo-yo.
Posted: 03/08/2007 - Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in the US, in both men and women. CT-scans have been shown to detect lung cancer early and some hope it will decrease the number of deaths.
Posted: 03/08/2007 - A recent study of adults over age 50 found those who had explosive tempers, also had more calcium build up in coronary arteries.
Posted: 03/07/2007 - Drug use in the workforce has dropped to the lowest level in 18-years.