Twitter helping Americans lose weight 
Twitter helping Americans lose weight
Harnessing the power of social media, some people have been using Twitter as a way to achieve their weight loss goals.
Some seniors may be better off to opt-out of skin cancer removal surgery 
Some seniors may be better off to opt-out of skin cancer removal surgery
A new study says that for seniors with skin cancer, surgery may not be the best option.
New guidelines call for less medical intervention for infant reflux 
New guidelines call for less medical intervention for infant reflux
Physicians say it’s important for parents to understand that reflux is common for babies and doesn’t always call for specialized treatment. Here’s what you need to know.
Your weight could be a factor in liver disease, study says 
Your weight could be a factor in liver disease, study says
According to new research, your weight and the amount of alcohol you consume may increase your chances of developing chronic liver disease or even liver cancer.
Government may crack down on caffeinated foods 
Government may crack down on caffeinated foods
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will be watching the health impact of new caffeine-infused snacks and consider taking action to regulate the energy boosting products.
Soda linked to higher risk for diabetes, study says 
Soda linked to higher risk for diabetes, study says
A new study finds that people who only drink one 12-ounce sugary drink a day are at an increased risk for developing diabetes.
Brain structure may hold key to kids’ math learning 
Brain structure may hold key to kids’ math learning
A child’s ability to benefit from math tutoring may be linked to three regions in the brain.