Words from brain waves let scientists read minds

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Scientists have found a way to decipher actual words from a person’s brain waves, a feat that sounds very much like mind-reading, a new study shows.

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Outbreak source? Sometimes, CDC won’t say

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When health officials wrapped up a three-month investigation of a salmonella outbreak that sickened 68 people, the final report on Jan. 19 included nearly every detail — except the name of the place that sold the food.

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‘Bod4God’: Pastor urges flock to get fit for Jesus

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We try to lose weight for all kinds of reasons: to look good, to feel healthier, to fit into a pair of jeans. Baptist Pastor Steve Reynolds suggests better motivation may come from a higher power.

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Doctor fights mental health stigma

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As Kenya’s leading psychiatrist, Frank Njenga has been championing the cause of better mental health care for more than three decades.

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Low-fat, schmo-fat. Only the calories count, study claims

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People trying to lose weight may swear by specific diet plans calling for strict proportions of fat, carbs and protein, but where the calories come from may not matter as much as simply cutting back on them, according to […]

Obesity Help is More Likely to Come from a Lean Doctor

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If you are looking for obesity help, your best bet may be to find a doctor with a healthy BMI.  A recent study published in the Journal of Obesity found that physicians with a normal BMI are not only […]

How our doctors do harm

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The cold hard reality is that America does not need to reform health care, it needs to transform health care, Dr. Otis Brawley says.

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Senator’s stroke shows younger ages susceptible

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When a stroke hits at 52, like what happened to Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois, the reaction is an astonished, “But he’s so young.”

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Many parents skip booster seats for carpools

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You set out with a crew from the birthday party, but find you’re a booster short. Do you make sure your own child gets one? Or do you let all the kids use belts only? A new survey found […]

For weight-loss champs, choose lean proteins

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Protein is a weight-loss hero, but you want to choose the leanest options to control calories and minimize unhealthy fats. Click for more and to join Joy Bauer’s 25,000 pound Weight-loss Challenge.

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