Preventative Health

New Research Offers Updated Mammogram Timing Suggestions

Although current mammogram guidelines say once every two years for women ages 50 to 74, some with dense breasts should get screened every year, while others may only need a mammo every three years, according to researchers.

Do These Three Things to Prevent Alzheimer’s, Study Says

New research identifies three key lifestyle factors that seem to be linked with reduced protein buildups associated with Alzheimer’s.

This Common Pain Medication Reverses Alzheimer’s Memory Loss in Mice

The NSAID could be a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s in the future, researchers say.

Extra Weight May Age the Brain 10 Years

Here’s more evidence to support the benefits of maintaining a healthy weight.

What to Know About Zika in Florida

A primer on the CDC's latest recommendations. 

These Sleep Disorders May Raise Your Stroke Risk

And they might impede recovery after a stroke, according to new research.

Doctors Should Ask All Pregnant Women About Zika, CDC Says

The latest set of guidelines includes those who have experienced symptoms or not.

The Scary New Health Risk of Watching Too Much TV

Here’s what you need to know before your next series binge.

What You Can Do in Your 20s and 30s to Prevent Physical Decline in Your 50s and 60s

Exercising regularly now may work wonders later, researchers say.

7 Things You Need to Do to Protect Yourself From Ticks

Disease-carrying ticks are terrors, but there are ways to stay safe.