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Doctors Say Exercise Lowers Triglyceride Levels

Updated: 11/09/2010 - For many, lowering triglycerides is important, and these people are often given medication to assist with this. But many doctors are now saying that simply moving more can play a huge role in lowering them.

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Sex, Drugs More Common in Hyper-Texting Teens

Posted: 11/09/2010 - A provocative new study finds that teens who text a lot are more likely to have had sex or used alcohol and drugs than kids who don't send as many messages.

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Family History Trumps Genetic Testing

Posted: 11/08/2010 - For the best clue about your future health, a new study says you're better off turning to relatives than to genetic testing.

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Obama Surprised by Political Cost of Health Law

Posted: 11/07/2010 - President Barack Obama says the political cost of overhauling the health care system turned out to be higher than he expected. And he admits that he gets discouraged at times when dealing with the economy.

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Oversanitizing... Is It Possible?

Updated: 11/08/2010 - You wash your hands. You use hand sanitizer. You use anti-bacterial wipes. So, are you over-sanitizing? Here's what doctors have to say:

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CT Scans Modestly Cut Lung Cancer Deaths

Posted: 11/05/2010 - A special type of CT scan can detect lung cancer early enough to save some lives, the National Cancer Institute announced Thursday - the first evidence that a screening test may help fight the nation's top cancer killer.

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A "Doctor's Office" Membership

Posted: 11/05/2010 - Some states have begun offering direct primary care, which allows patients to pay their doctors like they would a gym.

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Residents Feel Bite of Bedbugs

Updated: 11/05/2010 - They feed on blood and destroy peace of mind. A world-wide resurgence in bedbugs is affecting Southern Colorado, too.

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More Not Always Better With Fertility Treatments

Posted: 10/27/2010 - A new study finds that about 1 in 3 women had a baby the first time they tried in vitro fertilization. That improved to nearly 1 in 2 with a second try. However, a third attempt boosted success rates very little and leveled off with subsequent tries.

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Preventable Risks? What You Need To Know About Adult Vaccinations

Updated: 10/27/2010 - When your kids are born or as they're starting school, you always make sure they're up to date on their immunizations. But as adults, we forget that there are still vaccines we need. Morning anchor Stacia Naquin shows how some of them are life-saving.

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New: The Battle Over 'Caffeinated Booze' Continues

Updated: 10/27/2010 - It's being called caffeinated booze, Four Loko is serving up a lot of controversy after the popular drink sent several college students to the hospital. Even the Food and Drug Administration is reviewing it's safety.

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Doctors Urged To Screen New Moms For Depression

Posted: 10/25/2010 - An influential medical group says pediatricians should routinely screen new mothers for depression. Depression isn't just bad for moms: It can also harm their babies.

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NYC Bedbugs Scaring off NYC Tourists

Posted: 10/25/2010 - New York City's bedbugs have climbed out of bed and marched into places like the Empire State Building, Bloomingdale's and Lincoln Center.

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In Haiti, Cholera Could Heighten Earthquake Misery

Posted: 10/24/2010 - Health authorities and aid workers in Haiti are scrambling to keep a cholera outbreak out of the squalid camps in Port-au-Prince where 1.3 million earthquake survivors live.

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Diabetes On The Rise

Posted: 10/22/2010 - A new government analysis shows a third of adults in the U.S. could have diabetes by the year 2050.

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Poll: Americans Split on Health Care Repeal

Posted: 10/22/2010 - A new poll finds folks evenly divided on whether the President's health care law should be scrapped or retooled to make even bigger changes.

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