Risk Factors News
Overcoming Opioids: Special schools help teens stay clean
For teenagers in treatment for addiction, returning to school means resisting offers to get high with old friends
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.
Charlie Murphy dies after battle with leukemia
ABC News' Mara Schiavocampo brings the latest on the death of the beloved comedian and brother of Eddie Murphy.
Daylight saving time is coming
Dr. Juan Rivera discusses ways to minimize any health effects from the change in time.
Tips for surviving switch to Daylight Saving Time
If you're dreading the start of Daylight Saving Time this weekend, here are a few tips from experts on how to ease into your new schedule without wanting to break your alarm clock. Eat Dinner Early Our sleep cycle is impacted by our appetite, so try eating earlier if you want extra shut-eye before
'Serious' health, safety concerns at immigration detention facility: inspector general
Numerous health risks, poor conditions and safety violations were found at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), detention facility in Orange, California, according to a report released Wednesday . The report alleged that food was mishandled, the housing conditions were "unsatisfactory" and
Colorectal cancer rates increasing sharply among younger adults, study finds
Colorectal cancer rates have been rising sharply in younger adults even as the rate for the population as a whole has dropped, according to a study published today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. While rates of colon cancer dropped for people 55 and older from the mid-1980's to
How food fads and diet trends fare for heart health
Every year Americans adopt new diet trends, from the juicing craze to gluten-free diets, and each new fad promises health benefits such as weight loss and higher energy. But, as specific diets become more popular, doctors wanted to assess whether they would help the one part of the body that
New Health Guidelines for Your Heart
New health guidelines for your heart tonight the American Heart Association suggesting when and how often you eat. May cut the risk of obesity and heart disease. Doctor sticking to that long standing rule saying don't skip breakfast also they say periodic fasting may help weight loss but they say
New Guidelines for Your Heart, Meals and Weight
A group of the nation's top heart doctors just released new guidance on when Americans should eat meals and snacks in order to control their weight and improve their heart health.