A dangerously potent drug is set to hit the market and it has medical professionals concerned about drug abuse.
Do you have ab envy? Today's Smart Woman report shows us how to get abs like the movie stars.
Getting children to eat healthy meals is not just a problem at home, but also at school. A new study by the Harvard School of Public Health looks at what schoolkids are eating and how healthy changes in the menu are making a difference.
When it comes to fish, what is healthy for your family?
March is National Nutrition month. How can we eat healthy and not let it break the bank?
If you have road rage or drive a long commute to work, you may be affecting your health.
Are you bored with the gym? Today's Smart Woman report shows how you can rev up your workout.
Holly Firfer takes a look at the latest statistics on obesity in America.
This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Today's Smart Woman report explains what signs and symptoms you should be looking for in your children.
Taking over the counter pain medication during pregnancy may cause your child to develop ADHD.
The winter games are still underway. Today's smart woman report shows how you can train like a winter athlete.
The body's daily amount of water loss is astounding, how can your body function without its most necessary participant?
The Centers for Disease Control say that the flu hasn't been as bad as years past, but they do say that it has targeted a specific group.
Today's Smart Woman report assesses how a sedentary work atmosphere can lead to disability.
As heart month continues, we'll discuss which foods will help keep your heart healthy in today's Smart Woman report.
Doctors are testing a new way to alleviate heart failure.
February is heart month and the perfect time to focus on protecting the hearts of those we love. Health experts say many of us listen to the myths instead of facts about heart health.
As a Valentine's Day tribute, today's Smart Woman Report talks about how to get rid of your love handles.
Keeping kids cavity free is extremely important. Today's smart woman report focuses on the number one chronic disease in children, tooth decay.
Valentine's day is approaching. How is your love life affecting your health?
A new study finds that monitoring a person's blood pressure should start decades earlier than most people think.
Getting a dental check up means more than having your teeth and gums prodded and poked. Dentists also screen for cancer.
Mother Nature is fickle and can change at any minute. So that means be ready for anything at any time. What's the best way to survive a surprise weather event?
Eating out can be a time saver, but healthy choices can be hard to find. Today's Smart Woman report shows how to make smart choices when ordering out.
It's cutting edge research that could change the future. An Iowa company is developing a new cancer treatment aimed at training the immune system to fight cancer.
E-cigarettes are gaining popularity, but in today's Smart Woman report we're learning they may not be as safe as they claim to be.
Are you needing a better nights sleep?. Today's Smart Woman report discusses several ways that we could help us catch better Zs.
Sometimes mistaken as the common cold, doctors are warning against an illness that they say is harmful to children.
See the amazing pictures Dr. Christie brought by our KTAB studio's showing smiles before and after. One picture was a client who grind-ed their teeth, another was spacing. Either way, she made them amazing.
Skipping meals may seem like a good weight loss strategy, but it can actually backfire. Today's Smart Woman report explains.
Concussions take a toll on families. And now players are bigger and faster and there is a connection to the dangers your kids face in sports every day.
Fifty years after the U.S. Surgeon General first linked smoking to lung cancer, a new report from the Surgeon General now shows smoking is even more dangerous than previously believed.
We are now a few weeks into the new year and many of you have already started to take on healthy resolutions. But two women at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse have an important message before you get too far.
A warning from the Food and Drug Administration concerning a popular pain reliever. The agency is asking doctors to stop prescribing combination drugs that contain large doses of acetaminophen, also known as brand name Tylenol.
Health experts recommend that adults eat about 2 cups of fruits and up to 3 cups of vegetables each day. Often we're encouraged to reach for ones that are rich and deep in color. But the winter months offer other produce options that may not be as flashy, but are still good for our health.
January is Folic Acid Awareness Month. And although it may sound a little dangerous, folic acid is an essential ingredient for our bodies, especially for women of child-bearing age.
Searching for a fresh look in the new year? There is a a new FDA approved cosmetic product for the face that combats aging.
A new study suggests only 25 percent of kids are exercising regularly. In today's Smart Woman Report, find out how much exercise experts say children should be getting.
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control finds tens of millions of Americans are consuming too much alcohol.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there's been an increase in flu activity over the past few weeks. Twenty states are now experiencing high influenza like illness with hundreds of hospitalizations.
You've heard of people addicted to drugs, alcohol and gambling. Now there's more and more evidence that people can be addicted to food.
In January many of us make a goal for the New Year and for a lot of people that goal is getting in shape. Today's Smart Woman Report tells us how to get your mind set on getting fit, and keeping with it.
Doctors say a good way to work towards positive health goals is to know where you stand in the medical numbers game. So which numbers are the most important?
Health authorities say this year's flu vaccine can prevent swine flu and several other flu strains - if people get vaccinated.
One heart patient survived to see another Christmas thanks to a life saving vest. See how this breakthrough technology works.
Many missing persons cases involve those who have dementia and Alzheimer's diseases. Because their safety is so critical to their health, a police department in Texas has developed a wristband tracking system.
A handful of nuts every day could keep some allergies away. According to a new study, children of women who eat nuts while pregnant may be less likely to have nut allergies.
Popular soap products claim that they can protect users from germs and sickness, but the FDA isn't so sure the claim is true.
If a portion of your paycheck goes to buying vitamins, new research suggests you may want to rethink your next purchase.
Doctor's are conducting a study to see if they can improve the nutrition of a mother's breast milk for her new born baby.