Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth

FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A primitive Amazonian tribe appears to have the best heart health in the world, living a simple existence that inadvertently provides them extraordinary protection against heart disease, researchers report.

Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate Into a Healthier Diet

FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Despite the well-known wisdom of eating a healthy diet while pregnant, new research shows that most American women don't.

Health Tip: Prepare Homemade Baby Food

(HealthDay News) -- Some new parents enjoy making homemade baby food. But it's important to follow safety guidelines to help prevent food poisoning.

Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens

THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- How can public schools entice teens to use salad bars in the cafeteria? Promote them, researchers say.

Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Instead of managing type 2 diabetes as a chronic condition, what if people could beat the disease?

Health Tip: Recognize a Foot Neuroma

(HealthDay News) -- A neuroma is a non-cancerous, thickened nerve between the toes.

Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say

MONDAY, March 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors may want to consider prescribing fish oil pills to heart attack survivors and patients with chronic heart failure, new recommendations from the American Heart Association suggest.

Health Tip: Choose the Right Shoe for a Hammer Toe

(HealthDay News) -- A hammer toe means the toe is pointed permanently downward, a painful deformity that typically stems from a shoe that's too tight.

Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015

THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Unhealthy diets may have contributed to as many as 400,000 premature deaths from heart disease and strokes in 2015, a new study estimates.

Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk?

THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- "Gluten-free" may be the latest diet fad, but new research casts some doubt on its presumed health benefits.