Living Well

Health isn't always about medicine. Here at US Health Today, we support healthy living as both preventative and curative measures. From alternative medicine approaches to details on what your body needs at your stage in life, our Living Well news focuses on what you can do to live better and happier. Diet and exercise form a core for a healthy lifestyle, but there are many options out there with false sources and false claims. We back our research with studies and fact to ensure that our readers receive only the highest-quality tips and tricks.

For Men, Fitness Can Often Last a Lifetime

Activities enjoyed when younger are often continued, but lots of men take up walking as they ageActive middle-aged men are likely to stay...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids

Researchers think chronic inflammation in gastrointestinal tract may be driving forceChildren with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face an increased risk of cancer, a new...

Fracture Risk Higher for Seniors With Diabetes

Bone weaknesses seen in those with blood sugar diseaseSeniors with type 2 diabetes may be at increased risk for fractures. And researchers think they...

Who’s Likely to Fall for Fake News?

Trust the evidence, not your 'gut,' study suggestsFolks who rely on their "gut feelings" to form opinions are more likely to believe fake news...

Gun Surrender Laws Help Women Threatened by Domestic Violence

Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filedObtaining a restraining order may not be enough to prevent...

Youth Football Ups Odds of Brain Problems in Adulthood

Researchers say greater risk of behavior issues, depression in those who played tackle before age 12Kids who start playing tackle football before age 12...

Doctors Eye the Danger From ‘Nerf’ Guns

Nerf guns can be great fun for kids -- until someone damages an eye, doctors warn. Nerf guns or "blasters" are hugely popular toys ...

Big Rise in Hospitalized Kids With Opioid Side Effects

There has been a large increase in the number of young hospital patients in the United States who suffer harmful side effects from opioid...

Tattoo Today, Regret Tomorrow: Tips to Parents From Pediatricians

That tattoo and nose ring may look cool now, but what about tomorrow? Teens should pause before getting inked -- especially with the name of...

Even Teens Can Suffer Organ Damage From High Blood Pressure

Study spots warning signs in kids with readings in the normal rangeHigh blood pressure can lead to organ damage -- and the risk isn't...
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