Climate Change May Hit Cities Hardest: Study

TUESDAY, May 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Climate change may cost major cities more than double what it will in other areas due to something called the "urban heat island effect," researchers contend.

One Man's Trash Is Another's Fiber

FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Wasted food results in a huge loss of important nutrients for Americans, new research contends.

Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms

FRIDAY, May 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer can come with a lot of anxiety, depression and other symptoms that affect quality of life. But mind-body therapies, such as yoga or meditation, may help ease these troubling concerns, a new study suggests.

Could Tai Chi Ease Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors?

FRIDAY, May 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For breast cancer survivors who struggle with sleep, a new study suggests that tai chi might calm their restless nights.

Vitamin D Fails the Asthma Test

TUESDAY, May 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D supplements aren't likely to reduce the risk of asthma, allergies or the skin condition eczema in children or adults, a new study finds.

Meditation Can Help Improve Focus in People With Anxiety

FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People who tend to ruminate and dwell on the same anxious thoughts could benefit from mindful meditation, a new study finds.

Thunderstorms Can Trigger Asthma Flares, Study Finds

MONDAY, May 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Rain often helps people with allergies or allergic asthma by bringing pollen to the ground. But a new study says that's not necessarily the case with thunderstorms, which may actually trigger asthma outbreaks.

Exercise and Vitamin D: A Heart-Healthy Combo

MONDAY, May 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of exercise and sufficient vitamin D levels may reduce the risk of serious heart problems more than either one alone, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: How to Get Enough Vitamin D

(HealthDay News) -- Sunlight provides much-needed vitamin D, but you have to protect yourself from sun damage and skin cancer.

Is a Low-Salt Diet Always Healthy?

TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Steering clear of salty foods might not be as helpful for your heart health as previously thought, a new study claims.