Take Care: All About Your Health (May 2012)

Take Care: All About Your Health (May 2012)

Coffee drinkers less likely to die of some major diseases

The coffee many of us enjoy may be doing more than helping wake us up in the morning.

A large National Institutes of Health study found older adults who drink coffee were less likely to die from heart disease, respiratory disease, stroke, injuries, accidents, diabetes and infections.

Living near highway raises death risk for heart attack survivors

Living near a major roadway in the U.S. raises the risk of death from all causes for heart attack survivors, according to a study published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.

Guest blogger shares what it's like to live with celiac disease

You've probably seen some gluten-free products at the grocery store, but people with celiac disease who are rely on them face more challenges trying to grocery shop and eat without getting sick than most of us could ever imagine.

A skin cancer self-exam guide from dermatologists

Would you know skin cancer if you saw it? Current estimates are that one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetimes, but most people don’t recognize this disease and are unaware of the risk, dermatologists say.

Jogging extends your life, study finds

Good news for joggers and something to think about for those who don’t run: Regular jogging at a “slow or average” pace can extend your life, a Danish study found.