Health & Fitness

Scott Walker moves forward with plan to drug test food stamp users

Wisconsin would become the first state to drug test able-bodied adults applying for food stamps

Weekend Link Love — Edition 481

Research of the Week Canola oil worsens memory and learning in mice with Alzheimer’s disease. When the Inuit began “markedly increas[ing]” their sugar and refined carb intake, diabetes and heart
Price hikes push health insurance shoppers into hard choices

Price hikes push health insurance shoppers into hard choices

Some health insurance shoppers who make too much to receive income-based help paying their bill are struggling to stay insured heading into next year

8 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Workout and You Don’t Even Know It

Sometimes it can be tempting to reward yourself with a doughnut or another treat after a workout - after all, you deserve it, right? Well, not if you want to keep pushing your progress forward, says
Emily Naturally Dropped 138 Pounds Without Any Gimmicky Diets or Exercise Plans

Emily Naturally Dropped 138 Pounds Without Any Gimmicky Diets or Exercise Plans

A fateful doctor's appointment on July 1, 2015, provided Emily Amerson with the necessary nudge she needed to finally ditch excuses and lose some weight for good. At 301 pounds, Emily was struggling
This Doctor Wants To Transform Transgender Care In America

This Doctor Wants To Transform Transgender Care In America

More transgender surgical centers mean more options for patients.
Sanya Journal: Welcome to China’s Florida: Sun, Sand and Retired Snowbirds

Sanya Journal: Welcome to China’s Florida: Sun, Sand and Retired Snowbirds

The southern Chinese city of Sanya, where a growing number of snowbirds from China’s north spend their winters.
Norovirus Outbreak Sickens Students at North Carolina State University

Norovirus Outbreak Sickens Students at North Carolina State University

About 60 students have come down with the illness
Prescription Drugs May Cost More With Insurance Than Without It

Prescription Drugs May Cost More With Insurance Than Without It

The generic version of Crestor — rosuvastatin — cost Patrik Swanljung of Anacortes, Wash., about $38 less when he bought it through a website rather than using his health insurance. Consumers are
Your Money: Under New Tax Plan, the Cost of Aging Could Rise

Your Money: Under New Tax Plan, the Cost of Aging Could Rise

Kae and Reggie Yates in Pomona, Calif. She had to spend over $75,000 this year for his care after he suffered a stroke.
33 Vegetarian Recipes That Won't Leave You Rummaging Through the Snack Pantry

33 Vegetarian Recipes That Won't Leave You Rummaging Through the Snack Pantry

If you're vegetarian (or like to go meatless every once in a while), you know finding filling meals that don't leave your stomach growling five minutes after finishing your meal is key. While salads
How To 'Break Up' With A Narcissistic Parent

How To 'Break Up' With A Narcissistic Parent

First, don’t blame yourself for the state of the relationship.
Blood Test May Help Predict Which Breast Cancers Will Recur

Blood Test May Help Predict Which Breast Cancers Will Recur

The test may help identify those likely to relapse

WebMD Health Heroes 2015 Celebrity Finalists

WebMD honors celebrities who are changing the American health landscape.

Should You Be Worried About the Arsenic in Your Baby Food?

Baby cereals made with oatmeal, barley, buckwheat, organic quinoa and wheat contained much lower amounts of inorganic arsenic than rice cereals.

He Showed Me His Tiles, So I Showed Him Mine

Nine years of therapy and one board game help a woman understand that love can’t be mastered through hard work and perfectionism.