It's known as the silent killer. One in three women dies from it every day. We’re talking about heart disease. The disease effects people all over but here in the Mohawk Valley people are working to change that.
As the weather gets warmer and the sunshine replaces the snow, some people are replacing the gym with the great outdoors. The transition can sometimes be a tricky one, here are some tips to help.
The new health care system can be overwhelming especially with the deadline to register rapidly approaching. As you finish up those registration forms, there are some important things to keep in mind before hitting submit.
We know the field of science is always changing and that includes food science, which is why the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently proposed updates to the nutrition facts labels on packed foods.
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and when it comes to maintain weight gain, breakfast could be the answer. Eyewitness News sat down with a local health and wellness consultant to find out what we should be eating when we rise and greet the day.
If you tend to feel hungrier during the winter months - don't worry - you're not alone. In fact, research shows that as the temperature outside decreases, our appetites tend to increase. And with no sign of real warm temperatures coming our way - Central New Yorkers - you may want to listen up.
If you've resolved to lose weight, cutting out sugary drinks isn't a bad place to start. but new research suggests even if that label says diet you may not find yourself losing the weight.
It's that time of year again. Adults who are 65 years or older, or disabled, have the opportunity to re-evaluate and switch their Medicare Advantage Plans.
Coverage under the Affordable Care Act is set to kick in January 1st, 2014. And the marketplace, or exchange, to choose your insurance opened October 1st, 2013.
The summer season is winding down but don't mistake the crisp air for the end of all outdoor events.
One of the biggest pushes behind President Obama's health care plan was the drive to get everyone health insurance. For those that aren't currently covered, they're encouraged to sign up on what's called the Individual Exchange, or pay a penalty that increases over time
With just weeks to go before the sounds of school buses and children fill the streets it's important to make sure all affairs are in order when class begins.
One in three adults use sunscreen. The melanoma rates among young women in the last 40 years have increased 800%. We live in a time where we know the dangers of sun exposure - yet many of us are not protecting ourselves.
She's known as one of the most beautiful celebrities in the world...."You see in ad on TV or your read something in the Wall Street Journal about this great new discovery, and if you're affected by whatever that is pertaining you, you start asking the question 'oh I'd like to try that.'"
Generics are the exact same drug that's in the brand and they're at a much lower cost.
"Falls are very serious and they're very common and what people really need to know is that a fall has many factors, a lot of them are intrinsic--within the patient themselves."