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  • Easy guide to veggie portions

    Easy guide to veggie portions

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    An adult eating 2,000 calories a day should aim to eat about 2½ cups of vegetables daily. How much is a serving of vegetables? Here’s a quick guide to portions per serving:Salad greensA 1-cup serving of mesclun greens contains just 10 calories, and…

  • Stressful jobs may increase stroke risk

    Stressful jobs may increase stroke risk

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    People who have demanding jobs and job strain are more likely to suffer one type of stroke, a review of previous studies suggests.Job strain has been linked to heart attack risk in the past, but not necessarily to stroke.“Previous studies on the association…

  • Marijuana now used in ... sex aid

    Marijuana now used in ... sex aid

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    A company is hawking what it claims is a personal lubricant that improves sex for women. Oh, and it's made from marijuana. It apparently works like this: You spritz the pot-based spray Foria on your genitals 30 minutes before sex, then have awesome sex.Or,…

  • Cambodia 'doctor' faces murder charge in HIV outbreak

    Cambodia 'doctor' faces murder charge in HIV outbreak

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    An unlicensed medical practitioner suspected of negligently infecting more than 100 villagers in northwestern Cambodia with the virus that causes AIDS was charged Monday with murder and other crimes, a prosecutor said.cHealth officials say 106 people out of more than 800 tested in…

  • Menus will sport new calorie labels for alcohol

    Menus will sport new calorie labels for alcohol

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    Don't want to be confronted with the number of calories in that margarita or craft beer? Then avoid the menu and order at the bar.New menu labeling rules from the Food and Drug Administration will require chain restaurants with 20 or more outlets to…

  • Cases of most common STD fell for first time in 30 years

    Cases of most common STD fell for first time in 30 years

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    For the first time in three decades, the nation's most common sexually transmitted disease is a little less common.Health officials on Tuesday said the rate and number of chlamydia (kluh-MID'-ee-uh) cases fell last year, by 1.5 percent. But there were still 1.4 million new…

  • 10 sleep compatibility problems, solved

    10 sleep compatibility problems, solved

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    A good night's rest can be hard enough to get on your own. Add in the challenge of sleeping with a partner who snores, hogs the covers, or can only nod off to the sound of the nightly news—or has issues with your sleep patterns…

  • Decisions, delays keep patients from timely stroke treatment

    Decisions, delays keep patients from timely stroke treatment

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    Time is critical when someone has a stroke, but care can be delayed when victims, bystanders or even health workers don’t recognize the emergency, a new study in the UK finds.Better public awareness of the signs of stroke and the importance of seeking immediate…

  • Congress relaxes whole grain standards for schools

    Congress relaxes whole grain standards for schools

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    Congress is taking some whole grains off the school lunch line.A massive year-end spending bill released Tuesday doesn't allow schools to opt out of healthier school meal standards championed by first lady Michelle Obama, as House Republicans had sought. But it would ease standards…

  • Sleep problems may increase risk of dementia

    Sleep problems may increase risk of dementia

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    People who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea or have trouble sleeping deeply may be at more risk of developing dementia, a new study suggests. The study, published Wednesday in the journal of American Academy of Neurology, found people who don’t have reduced oxygen in…

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