26 states are not prepared for disease or disasters

The worst offenders were Alaska and Idaho, each scoring 3 out of 10. On the flip side, Massachusetts scored the highest at 10...
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Tips For Becoming a More Centered Man

You’ll be hard pressed to find a person who doesn’t want to become more “centered”...whatever that means. All of us, at one time or...

How to turn yourself into an optimist

There are some research-based daily practices that might help you become more optimistic, said Nancy Sin, a postdoctoral fellow at Pennsylvania State University's...

Laser-activated drug offers new hope for prostate cancer treatment

In a new study, published Tuesday in the Lancet Oncology, scientists at UCL in the UK injected cancer patients with a light-sensitive chemical...

Are statins a key to preventing Alzheimer's disease?

Regular use of statins is associated with a reduced risk for Alzheimer's, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Neurology on...

What's the most common cause of death in your county?

Violent deaths tend to be common in Western counties, and deaths from mental and substance abuse disorders tend to be more common in...
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Body Hacking: How to Build Muscle Faster

It’s all good and well to have goals to better your health, but many people want their healthy habits to pay dividends faster. This...

McDonald twins released from hospital

Jadon and Anias McDonald were born sharing 1.5 centimeters of brain tissue and were separated two months ago. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports...

Zika fears delay pregnancy in Brazil, study says

Story highlightsMore than half of Brazilian women polled said they avoided pregnancy due to ZikaAuthors argue women need additional contraceptive options via the...

App wins FDA competition to fight heroin overdose

The contest was aimed at creating easier ways to connect anyone experiencing an opioid overdose with the closest supply of naloxone, a reversal...