Risk Factors News
'Human Project' study will ask 10,000 to share life's data
Researchers are gearing up to start recruiting 10,000 New Yorkers early next year for a study so sweeping it's called "The Human Project."
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.
Poor sleep is linked to higher death risk in those with heart issues
Diseases of the blood vessels supplying the heart and brain tissues are leading causes of death among Americans. And while researchers have known that things like metabolic syndrome -- high blood pressure , elevated cholesterol and/or triglycerides, high body mass index and high blood sugar -- and
Can just a drink a day increase your breast cancer risk?
Dr. Jennifer Ashton appears live on "GMA" to discuss a new study on alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk.
New report links common painkillers to increased risk of heart attacks
ABC News' Dr. Jennifer Ashton brings the latest on a new report that links painkillers such as ibuprofen to an increased risk of heart attack.
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