Daytime Naps Once Or Twice A Week May Be Linked To A Healthy Heart, Researchers SaySome good news for nap fanatics -- a new study has found that a daytime nap taken once or twice a week could lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes.
One Person Dies Every 40 Seconds From Suicide, WHO SaysThe number of people worldwide who die from suicide is declining but one person still kills themselves every 40 seconds, according to new figures from the World Health Organization, which said countries needed to do more to stop these preventable deaths.
Want To Live Longer? You May Want To Ditch These DrinksBrace yourself, lovers of diet sodas and sugary drinks. It's more bad news and yet another reason to consider ditching your favorite soda or soft drink.
Cancer Now Tops Heart Disease As No. 1 Cause Of Death In These CountriesThe world is slowly seeing cancer surpass cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death among middle-aged adults in several countries, according to a new study.
The US Is Throwing Away At Least 3,500 Donated Kidneys Every Year, Study FindsMore than 37 million Americans have chronic kidney disease and roughly 5,000 die each year while on the kidney waiting list. That's about 12 people each day, making kidney disease the ninth leading cause of death in the United States.
Why Pancreatic Cancer Is So DeadlyJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been treated for pancreatic cancer in New York City, the Supreme Court announced Friday.
Dogs Help Their Owners Maintain A Healthier Heart, Study FindsDog's aren't just our best friends, they're also good for our health, new research suggests.
The Climate Crisis Could Make It More Dangerous To Play Sports OutdoorsA new report found that 198 cities have experienced an increase in the annual number of days with a heat index temperature of reaching over 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32.2 degrees Celsius) or higher over the last four decades.
E-Cigarettes Change Blood Vessels After Just One Use, Study SaysA new study is the latest to show changes in cardiovascular function after vaping e-liquids, though in this case, those liquids didn't even contain nicotine.
More Than 120 Cases Of Lung Disease In 15 States Could Be Linked To VapingHealth officials in multiple states said it is still unclear whether there's a connection between the cases or whether vaping definitively caused these illnesses -- which led to multiple people being hospitalized.
FDA Reveals Proposed Graphic Warnings For Cigarette Packs, AdsWarning labels on cigarette packages could soon be more graphic, warning that "Smoking reduces blood flow to the limbs, which can require amputation," and "Smoking causes bladder cancer, which can lead to bloody urine."