Weight Bias May Show Up In School Kids As Young As 9

School-age kids may be biased against their peers who are overweight or obese and not even know it, a new study finds.To measure levels of bias in...

Is Fat But Fit A Big Fat Myth?

On Wednesday, May 17, an article was published in the U.K. media entitled: “Fat but fit is a big fat myth.” Sigh. If there’s Source

More Than Half Of Opioid Prescriptions Go To People With Mental Illness

A staggering number of people with mental health conditions are prescribed opioids, according to a new study. Researchers from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and the University of Michigan found that...

Better Medical Care Could Cut Opioid Deaths By One-Third

The Senate health care bill would slash Medicaid funding and waive essential benefit requirements that include addiction coverage, severely cutting back coverage most Americans now have for...

Meal Prepping May Actually Be Sabotaging Your Diet

Portioning your weekly meals into plastic or even BPA-free containers packs some major risks. Among them is weight gain. If your Sunday nights are dedicated to meal prepping...

What Leads To Suicide? | HuffPost

According the the World Health Organization, over 800,000 people die by suicide each year. Those who attempt suicide do so in much higher numbers. And while suicide...

Breast-Feeding May Lower Women’s Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke

Breast-feeding may literally be good for the heart: A new study suggests that breast-feeding may lower women’s risk of heart disease and stroke. For the study, researchers analyzed...

For Kids Like Me, Cancer Is Hard Enough

When I was a kid, I fell asleep in school a lot. The teachers didn’t scold me, and they kept the other kids from pointing and laughing....

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