The word selfie wasn’t even in the dictionary until 2013, but now it’s even catching on in the medical field. One dermatologist has just launched a nationwide service where teens can be diagnosed and treated by taking a selfie.... Read more..
A new study finds people who are married have lower rates of heart disease than those who are single, divorced or widowed.... Read more..
Running regularly has long been linked to a host of health benefits, including weight control, stress reduction, better blood pressure and cholesterol.... Read more..
You hear about Zumba all the time, now a new gym in St. Matthews is taking the popular exercise to the next level. ... Read more..
Researchers studied participants who ate two different kinds of sugar... Read more..
That higher risk was for a later stage form of the cancer, discovered through symptoms rather than the PSA screening test. ... Read more..
Smoking is being banned in more and more places and a study in the journal 'Circulation' reports that restrictions really do lead to better public health.... Read more..
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Beauty bloggers and makeup companies from across the world have teamed up for the second annual Beauty Bloggers auction to raise money for Doctors Without Borders.... Read more..
Quick and simple recipes to make your Thanksgiving feast a hit with all your guests.... Read more..
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Dr. Demetra Antimisiaris, with the U of L Polypharmacy Initiative, stopped by the WHAS11 studios to talk more about the initiative.... Read more..
Some medical professionals are calling it a public health crisis; did you know there is a drug shortage right now in the U.S? In this week’s Consumer Watch, WHAS11’s Andy Treinen takes a closer look at how it’s affecting our local hospitals.... Read more..
In California, restaurants are now restricted from using trans fats in meals in an effort to make food healthier.... Read more..
Ladies, don’t be surprised to see a bunch of men in the waiting room the next time you go to the spa. They’re not waiting on their wives. Men are showing up for everything from Botox, to liposuction. They say it’s not about vanity it’s about keeping that competitive edge.... Read more..
Purdue University has backed away from a total ban on smoking on its main campus and instead will limit it to specific areas. ... Read more..
According to America’s Health Rankings, Kentucky is one of the fattest and least healthy states in the country; they rank Kentucky 41st in overall health, and Indiana 35th.... Read more..
Breast cancer is the most common cancer, and the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, in American women. Controversy is growing over a government panel’s recommendation that women wait until their 50s for regular mammograms, and slow down a host of other breast cancer screenings.... Read more..
More and more people are going solar to power their homes. But a lot of people are still in the dark about solar power for water heaters.... Read more..
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