We can monitor our heart rates, our calories and our exercise typically from apps on our phones. Now, a Provo-based company is developing smart toilets to track critical health measurements as part of our daily routine.
Health & Wellness
Alexander County, Illinois, has the second highest HIV rate in all of Illinois. Out of the four states in the Local 6 area, Illinois has the highest number of HIV cases. A local health department has started a program to help prevent new infections.
A new study found it's never too early to teach your baby two languages. Researchers from the University of Washington's Institute for Learning found by 10 months old, infants can recognize and process sounds in English and Spanish.
A Texas company is recalling more than 246,000 pounds of frozen breakfast wraps sold nationwide over fears the bacon may be contaminated with extraneous materials, especially small rocks.
We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too.
A family visiting Nashville said their vacation ended at the hospital after their kids became sick with chlorine poisoning.
Mounting evidence continues to suggest that eating too much red meat -- such as bacon and hot dogs -- is linked with health problems.
On Wednesday, Facebook launched a blood donation feature in the United States to help users find places to donate blood in their area and be notified when a nearby blood donation center may be in need.
We're living in anxious times, and it's taking a toll on teens and young adults. More than 6 out of 10 college students report having "overwhelming…
Any product containing nicotine needs to have that warning in their advertisements, including those using paid social media influencers.
Federal officials are warning consumers to avoid certain brands of frozen berries sold at Kroger and other grocery stores over fears of Hepatitis A virus contamination.
Warm weather means ticks are out in full force. This year, people will have to deal with a type of tick that is new to America — the Asian longhorned tick — which can spread deadly diseases.
An opioid manufacturer has agreed to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations into allegations that it paid kickbacks and used other illegal marketing tactics to sell a powerful fentanyl spray, authorities said Wednesday.
Those who exclusively drink bottled water rather than tap water can add up to 90,000 plastic particles to their estimated annual total, according to the study published Wednesday in the journal Environmental Science & Technology.
When it comes to screen time, how much time is too much? How young is too young for a smart phone? Experts say what's right for your family might not work for another, but building a family media plan can help you figure it all out.
Local survivors came together to raise awareness, and celebrate life as a part of National Cancer Survivors' Day.
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Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate cancer, doctors reported at the world's largest cancer conference.
Children with special needs are getting new rides in Connecticut.
CBD products have surged in popularity despite confusion around their legal status. Now, U.S. regulators are exploring ways the hemp ingredient might officially be allowed in food, drinks and dietary supplements.
The Department of Defense is hosting a multi-day health and wellness at a west Kentucky middle school, offering free basic medical, dental and vision screenings. The clinic will also be held at two other locations in the Local 6 area.
Going frozen means you can enjoy your favorite berries or peaches during wintertime. It also means less spoilage, allowing you to enjoy produce when it's close to its nutritional best -- that is, whenever you decide to consume it.
You can buy products made from hemp just about anywhere, but federal laws on CBD infused products are still pretty new.
Department of Health and Senior Services Director Randall Williams in a Wednesday statement described the issue as an "unprecedented refusal" by the St. Louis Planned Parenthood to cooperate.