If you’re due for a colonoscopy, your holiday break is a great time to get it taken care of and lower your risk of colon cancer.

Thanksgiving dinner is certainly not a time when self-control comes easily, but there are some tricks of the trade to help you control your portions as you indulge in your favorite holiday foods.

Are you getting enough fiber in your diet? If you’re like most Americans, probably not. Adults and adolescents should consume 20 to 35 grams of fiber per day, but the average American only consumes about half that amount.

Hay fever is an allergic reaction that occurs when the body’s immune system responds negatively to harmless substances, such as pollen and spores.

To determine what your out-of-pocket expenses will be for your colonoscopy, it is best to contact your insurance company directly. Ask them about your cost-sharing responsibility for the procedure, and request a total amount.

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, but could one man’s waste be another man’s cure? That certainly seems to be the case, as Mark B. Smith, Ph.D., of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his colleagues continue to develop the first ever public

According to a recent survey from Fidelity Investments and the National Business Group on Health, 86 percent of employers now offer some form of health incentive to employees, usually in the form of prizes or financial rewards.

Corporate wellness programs are workplace initiatives designed to promote healthier lifestyles among employees.

There’s no doubt that preventive screening saves lives, but while 75 percent of women are up to date with their breast cancer screening, only 55 percent are current on colon cancer screening.

There’s only a few months left in 2014, and you know what that means: it’s time to start maximizing those insurance benefits!

If you’ve already met your annual deductible or you’re close to it, you may be able to receive medical screening procedures at very little or no cost to you!

As the end of the year approaches, you’ve probably got a schedule full of plans. But if your upper endoscopy screening isn’t one of them, you could be wasting your hard-earned dollars.

The CDC has named obesity as the number one health problem in America, but there’s another side to the weight issue that doesn’t get much attention – being underweight. For many, this may sound like a perk rather than a disadvantage. But in fact, being ov

Luckily, snoring is treatable and usually responds well to some simple fixes. Dr. Yves Kamami, ENT surgeon at The Private Clinic of Harley Street, provides these recommendations to help snorers become sound sleepers.

Yogurt is a convenient little snack that builds strong bones and promotes healthy digestion. And according to new research, it just might lower your blood pressure too.

Research suggests that stress can lower your metabolism and inhibit your body’s ability to burn calories, which means that deep dish pizza or brownie sundae could really cost you.

Researchers from The Ohio State University recently performed a study that examined the relationship between stress and weight gain.

Honey has a multitude of uses, from soothing a sore throat to moisturizing dry skin. And adding a drizzle of local honey might do more than just add the perfect amount of sweetness to your morning cereal – it could help you fight seasonal allergies!

Nearly 23,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year, and over 14,000 will die from this disease.

New data shows that delaying hip or knee replacement can drastically reduce the effectiveness of the procedure.