Journal Times - Health-fitness
Clear37°
Clear
Forecast

Why vaping doesn’t help smokers quit

A new study shows that smoking electronic cigarettes will not help you quit smoking real cigarettes. Read more

Politicians Hop Aboard ‘Medicare-For-All’ Train, Destination Unknown

Candidates are charging toward midterm elections on a platform of single-payer and universal coverage rhetoric. Yet “Medicare-for-all” and single-payer mean different things to different people. Read more

Why vaping doesn’t help smokers quit

A new study shows that smoking electronic cigarettes will not help you quit smoking real cigarettes. Read more

Five surprising factors that could keep you thin

Sure, genetics and a healthy lifestyle play a large role, but there are other, more surprising correlations that may be helping people stay slim. Read more

Advertisement

You are probably washing your hands wrong

Are you at risk to food poisoning by washing your hands the wrong way? Read more

She asked for a drug to treat her miscarriage. The pharmacist refused to give it to her because of his religion

Rachel Peterson was already having a tough time of it when she called a supermarket chain's pharmacy to get a prescription filled. Read more

Eye doctors warn about costume contacts ahead of Halloween

Think twice before glamming up your Halloween costume with anything wacky on or near your eyes. Read more

Advertisement

Digital exclusives

The 25 states with the most credit card fraud

Credit card fraud is at an all-time high. Read more

Want to live to age 100? Work less, rest more

The number of hours you log at work each week can have a significant impact on your health and your longevity — especially if you overwork. Read more

These states have the highest rates of breast cancer

See which states have the highest, and lowest, breast cancer incidence rates. Read more

More news

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: Antibiotics offer an alternative for simple appendicitis

Q: A friend was recently treated with antibiotics for appendicitis. I thought appendicitis required an operation. A: For more than 100 years, appendicitis was considered an emergency that required immediate surgery to remove the appendix. Read more

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Cellulite can't be completely eliminated, but some treatments may reduce its appearance

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is dry brushing effective for getting rid of cellulite? What about creams with caffeine? Is there anything else that works? Read more

Joint replacement expert: Exercisers in their 40s and 50s should 'agercise' their workouts

Courtesy of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "It's a wake-up call," said Robert Klapper, M.D., co-director of the Cedars-Sinai Joint Replacement Program. "It's your body whispering rather than shouting at you." Read more