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The Flu Shot Can’t Infect You and Other Flu Facts

It is now the middle of October and doctors are urging that you should get the flu vaccine if you haven’t already done so. Given that 900,000 people were hospitalized in the United States over the course of the last flu season, getting vaccinated is crucial, said pediatrician Dr. James...
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Can Practicing Pilates Help You to Lose Weight?

  Is Pilates a good exercise for weight loss? Pilates is a popular low-impact exercise. It’s effective for toning up, building lean muscle, and improving posture. Practicing Pilates can be beneficial for your health and help you maintain a healthy weight. Yet, Pilates may not be as effective for weight...
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Common Industrial Chemicals May Be Making Food Unsafe for Kids

How safe is food that’s prepared in factories? Getty Images Alarmed by growing evidence that common industrial chemicals in food can harm a child’s health, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is asking for an overhaul of the regulatory system. “We’re all exposed to these chemicals every day,” Dr. Sheela...
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Howie Mandel on His High Cholesterol Diagnosis

Comedian and TV host Howie Mandel shares his personal high cholesterol journey, hoping to raise awareness about a condition that affects more than 100 million Americans. From his stand-up comedy career to television stardom on shows like “St. Elsewhere,” “Deal or No Deal,” and “America’s Got Talent,” Howie...
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