Beyond the scale: What to eat to lower your risk for 3 health issues
Dr. Jennifer Ashton and nutritionist Maya Feller discuss some foods you should add to every meal to reduce your risk of heart disease, dementia and cancer.
The health benefits of coconut oil may be overblown, experts say
Health experts break down what to know about the supposed health benefits of adding coconut oil to your diet.
Study suggests you cannot be 'fat but fit'
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses the new research that suggests people who carry extra weight have an increased risk of heart disease even if they are otherwise healthy.
The science behind what causes stress
Plus, health coach and authors Amy Kurtz and Angela Benton demonstrate the effect stress can have, using the "GMA" audience.
Report finds men are having fewer strokes, but women are not
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses the findings of a 15-year study that found the stroke rate for men had declined significantly, while it remained the same for women.
Emergency crews try to save a worker crushed at construction site
To the index and the deadly construction accident in Austin, Texas. Emergency crews were unable to safe a worker crushed under concrete slabs weighing up to 40,000 pounds. They were being lifted by a crane when they shifted and then fell trapping the victim. The new health headline tonight about
Strokes on the decline in men but not in women, study finds
The good news is that we are seeing fewer strokes affecting the United States population in the past two decades. But a new report suggests that the stroke rate in men, not women, is declining faster. Stroke has dropped to the fifth leading cause of death among men but remains the fourth leading
Is your lack of sleep killing you?
Dr. Jennifer Ashton appears live on "GMA" to discuss a new study that looks at the link between sleep and heart health.
Who should be taking statins?
Dr. Jen Ashton appears live on "GMA" to discuss a new study that says millions of American should be taking the lifesaving drugs.
Trans fats ban linked with fewer NY heart attacks & strokes
A new study says local bans on artery-clogging trans fats in restaurant foods led to fewer heart attacks and strokes in several New York counties.