THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- Depending on how you navigate the aisles, your local supermarket can be an obstacle course of temptations or a direct route to eating healthy.
Start by carefully writing a detailed shopping list before you go, the experts at Nutrition.gov suggest. Planning out meals in advance can keep you focused on essentials. That means less chance of browsing through packaged-food sections and falling to temptation. Write out all the ingredients you need for home-cooked meals by food group to streamline your trip around the store.
TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 -- President Donald Trump is in excellent physical health and also shows no signs of age-related cognitive decline, according to a detailed briefing Tuesday following his annual check-up.
"All clinical data indicates that the president is currently very healthy and that he will remain so for the duration of his presidency," Rear Admiral Dr. Ronny Jackson, the official Physician to the President, said during the news briefing.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 -- Scientists may have discovered what makes a creative mind tick: stronger connections among brain regions that usually work in opposition to each other.
For eons, researchers have wondered what sets the da Vincis, Shakespeares and Einsteins apart. Results from this new study offer more evidence to debunk the popular notion that creativity is a "right brain" activity.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 -- It's important to take a second blood pressure reading if your child's first reading points to high blood pressure, researchers say.
They found that nearly 25 percent of children and teens who had their blood pressure checked by their primary care doctor had readings in the high range, but less than half of those readings were confirmed when their blood pressure was checked again.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 -- The small changes you've made have added up to big weight loss results. Now, take a few minutes to write down and review all the positive steps you've made in the past and pick a few new ones to adopt during the year.
In one column, list all the healthy habits you've made, like eating more fruit, vegetables and whole grains. In a second column, write down the unhealthy habits you've given up, like cutting down on saturated fat and sugary treats.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 -- Men who are avid cyclists needn't worry that hours spent on the bike will translate into problems in the bedroom or bathroom, new research claims.
Reportedly the largest study of its kind involving bikers, swimmers and runners, the findings buck prior reports that cycling could harm sexual or urinary function due to prolonged pressure on the buttocks and the perineum (the area between the scrotum and the anus).