|Diabetic Heart Attacks, Strokes Fall
In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting thanks to better medicine, screening and care.
|Study: Brain Changes in Pot Smokers
A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say. Longer-term studies will be needed, experts caution.
|Have Snack, Avoid Fight with Spouse
A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at lease if a new study is right, because low blood sugar can make spouses touchy.
|Dieters Are Moving Past Calories
Obsessing over calories has left dieters with an empty feeling. The calorie counting that defined dieting for so long is giving way to other ideas, like the promise of more fiber or natural ingredients.