Dr. Robert Zarr, seeking to help kids with obesity and diabetes in Washington D.C., has a different prescription for his patients: take a walk in a park.
He scours his database of green spaces for...more
According to a new University of Michigan research, texting may be good for your health and may reduce the risk for Type 2 diabetes.
A Txt4health program launched in Detroit and Cincinnati is an...more
Cancer care advocates and physicians across the U.S. are rallying Congress lawmakers to stop the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from executing the sequester cut to Medicare payments...more
During his visit to Haiti to help renovate a church, Duke medical doctor David Walmer was inspired to do something to tackle the issue of cervical cancer this side of the Caribbean.
Dr. Walmer has...more
In a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, older cancer survivors in rural areas opt to forgo medical and dental...more
While there is a growing movement to help find work for people with autism, for some of them starting their own business was the solution.
According to Gregg Ireland, co-founder of Extraordinary...more
Every September, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) promotes the celebration of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.
HHS offers programs and resources for all US citizens...more