Being forgetful as our hair goes gray doesn't mean we're losing it. Being absent minded is a part of the normal aging experience, but that doesn't mean you have to live with it. New research suggests how to combat forgetfulness.
Millions of Americans watching their waistlines express different opinions on how effective popular diets are. We take a look at a new study that puts some of those diet plans to the test.
Football season is here and in full force. We've got the tips to keeping yourself protected from food borne illnesses at the tailgate.
Students in the Big Country will be entering their second week back to school tomorrow. For parents, that means plenty of preparation, including what to pack for lunch.
A third of autistic children are still having difficulty speaking at age 5, even after years of early intervention. Now researchers are discovering that smart devices can help those children learn to communicate.
With more calls to crack down on sexual assaults in college communities, a group of students is using its skills to design a nail polish that can detect certain date rape drugs.
The first major study on color blindness finds certain boys are most likely to be born with the condition and It's important for doctors to diagnose it early on.
It's no secret that staying physically active and eating healthy may help you live longer. However, research shows that how long you live and the quality of those years is more nurture than nature. So what is the secret to healthy aging?
The nation's leading group of pediatricians want adolescents and teens to get more sleep. In order to ensure that they do, big changes to the school day are being recommended.
Back to school season is just around the corner. Preparing your students for the new year takes more than just buying supplies and new clothes. School districts require students to be vaccinated for certain illnesses.
In June the government put out new recommendations telling Americans to eat more fish because of the health benefits. However, a new article from Consumer Reports says pregnant women should avoid one of the most popular types of fish.
A new study is linking heart deaths to a common antibiotic.
New research shows major strides are being made in the fight against heart disease and stroke.
Federal health officials have been keeping a close eye on the mosquito borne virus called chikungunya as more cases are reported nationwide. Now a new vaccine is in development to prevent the illness.
A breast cancer survivor opens up specialty store for women who have had a mastectomy.
We all know dental hygiene is extremely important, but sometimes our brushing habits could do more harm than good.
A new survey finds obstacle and adventure races are now more popular than ever.
Here are some helpful tips to protect your skin.
Can Vitamin D help combat Senior Citizen's memory loss? Find out what a new study says.
Can't get a good night's sleep? Do you have sleep apnea?
If you have plans to travel overseas, take a look at some of the illnesses lurking in foreign countries.
Paralyzed patients are now surfing. Look at a new program that is making it all possible.
Use of painkillers has skyrocketed recently. Find out if they're really safe.
Find out more about the deadly Ebola virus that is spreading in Africa.
Find out how to keep your body hydrated in this summer heat.
Running and the benefits on your heart, a look at what some new research suggests.
New surgery adds a brain implant to help deaf children hear.
Are your kids vaccinated against HPV? Find out why the Center of Disease Control and Prevention recommends it.
Summer activities are officially in full swing, that means many people are swimming, boating, even tubing on the lake. However, researchers want to warn you before you tie a tube to back of a boat.
Summer is upon us, and for many that means fun in the sun. If that fun includes a day at the pool, there are some safety guidelines you'll want to keep in mind.
A large study finds adding 3-Dimensional imaging to standard digital mammography increases cancer detection. Researchers say the results could lead to changes in the way we screen for breast cancer.
A government task force is out with new guidelines for Vitamin D screening. The panel found there's not enough evidence for or against screening.
The American Humane Association headed to Capitol Hill recently to request funding for animal assisted therapies.
Deceptive advertisements that promise to help you loose weight are everywhere. Some lawmakers in Washington are tired of it and held a hearing to address the issue.
A new study is showing there are ways to prevent or slow down developing diabetes.
A new york man isn't taking anything for granted this Father's Day. Doctor's say the young dad's quick thinking saved his life.
Summer is here...Which means it's shorts, t-shirt and bathing suit season. If you're in rush to get into shape...We have some good news. We talk to a trainer about how to get the most out of your workout.
A recent survey of pregnant women found most are eating little or no fish. Now the federal government is out with new recommendations to try to change that.
After a long winter here in the big country...Many people are happy to see the summer sun. Not only does the sun's rays keep us warm...They also provide us with a very important supplement known as "Vitamin D" which is essential for our body to stay healthy. Why you might ask...
As our bodies age, so do our teeth. Years of chewing and crunching can take a toll. We look at the best ways to keep teeth strong for a lifetime
Scientists say a new antibiotic can treat serious skin infections, including resistant ones like MRSA (pronounced mersa), with just one dose. Oritavancin is unique in that because of its ability to stay in the body for long periods of time.
In today's Smart Woman report, Carl Azuz shares some of the popular excuses the men in your life make and how you can help keep them on track.
Scientists are reporting a breakthrough in the treatment of cervical cancer
Measles cases in the united states have reached a 20 year high.. according to the centers for disease control and prevention...
All too often we return from vacation to find we've put on some extra weight. In today's Smart Woman Report we have a few tips on how to be healthy, without foregoing all of the fun.
It's a question many dieters ask, can drinking diet soda help you lose weight? Senior Medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen talks about a new study for today's Smart Woman Report.
Wounded warriors are getting a new lease on life thanks to a special program at UCLA Medical Center. Service men and women are getting care from top surgeons, and are healing more than just their scars.
Millions of people are diagnosed with skin cancer every year with cases that can be prevented or detected early.
There are a number of common myths associated with sunscreen.
Children who routinely don't get enough sleep may gain weight.