Google "coconut oil" and you’ll see this popular product touted for a range of uses: from cooking to its use as a health food to treat a variety of illnesses. But does coconut oil live up to those claims?
Sharon Cox, a dietitian with Parkland Hospital System, talks about this in our consumer health series, Vital Signs.
A study released in the journal Circulation found young and middle-aged women can have a harder time in various ways recovering from a heart attack than men. The study also found the poorer recovery was due in part to greater stress among women.
After a bone marrow biopsy left her with back pain a few years ago, Naveen Khan was given a set of physical therapy exercises to follow. And like many patients, she forgot how to do most of them by the time she got home.
Nancy Nichols surprised the North Texas restaurant world last week by stepping down as dining critic at D Magazine. The pasta, the pancakes, the artisan bread she loved for 18 years in the job were conspiring to kill her. She recently sat down for lunch to talk about the decision:
Our consumer health series, Vital Signs, recently identified six foods to help maintain good cholesterol levels. The suggestions are good for anyone to follow, but a new report from the advisory committee behind the federal government’s Dietary Guidelines says healthy adults no longer have to worry so much about cholesterol.