Low Levels of Vitamin D May Raise Early Death Risk: Study

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having low levels of vitamin D because of your genetics may raise the risk of early death, a new study suggests.

Calorie-Tracking Apps May Not Help You Lose Weight

MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans use smartphone apps that help them track how many calories they consume each day, but a new study finds that people who used a popular one after their doctor recommended it did not lose any weight.

Health Tip: Cutting Back on Salt

(HealthDay News) -- Too much salt can boost your blood pressure and spur related complications such as heart failure.

Health Tip: Commit to Losing Weight

(HealthDay News) -- Losing weight takes a plan, goals, desire and a firm commitment to succeed.

B Vitamins May Not Boost Memory or Thinking, Study Suggests

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking vitamin B12 or folic acid supplements may not reduce seniors' risk of memory loss, according to a new study.

Big-Name Diets All Work for a While, Review Found

TUESDAY, Nov. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There are plenty of famous-name diets for weight loss, but none stands out from the pack when it comes to lasting results, a new review suggests.

Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults With High Blood Pressure

MONDAY, Nov. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Only one in two young American adults with high blood pressure gets advice from a doctor on lifestyle changes, a new study finds.

FDA: Supplements, Meds Can Be Dangerous Mix

TUESDAY, Nov. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking vitamins or other dietary supplements along with medication can be dangerous, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

Health Tip: Don't Waste Fruits and Veggies

(HealthDay News) -- When you live in a one-person household, buying groceries and cooking meals can be a challenge without wasting food.

Vitamin D May Not Prevent Return of Women's Infection After All

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that high doses of vitamin D may not help prevent the return of vaginosis, a vaginal infection that's especially common in younger women.