Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D: Study

THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Low vitamin D levels are common among college football players and may put them at increased risk for injuries, a new study suggests.

Cystic Fibrosis Survival Better in Canada Than in U.S.

MONDAY, March 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with cystic fibrosis are living longer than ever, but those in Canada live nearly 10 years longer than those in the United States, a new study finds.

Can Supplements Ward Off the 'Baby Blues'?

MONDAY, March 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- After childbirth, many new moms experience the "baby blues." Now, researchers suggest that just three days of an experimental dietary supplementation may vanquish the temporary sadness.

Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age

WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol's impact on heart attack may differ by age, new research suggests.

Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt

WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For Americans with high blood pressure, cutting back on salt is an important way to help keep the condition under control. Yet, new research shows that these patients are getting more salt in their diet than they did in 1999.

Dining Out Can Doom a Diet

TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Sticking to a diet is tough enough, but eating out with friends or family may up the odds of cheating by about 60 percent, a new study suggests.

Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight?

TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- More Americans are overweight or obese, but many have given up on trying to lose those excess pounds, a new study shows.

Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk?

SATURDAY, March 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kids born to moms with low levels of vitamin E might be more likely to develop asthma, new research suggests.

Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D

WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of vitamin D supplements and certain dairy foods may protect against age-related bone loss, a new study indicates.

What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?

MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Getting overweight adults to adopt new heart-healthy eating habits is an uphill battle. But giving them a handout about nutrition may be better than nothing, new research suggests.