- July 1st, 2013
Calcium has been in the hot seat lately. Its health benefits, once taken for granted, have come under fire. Well, mark one for the calcium-is-good-for-you camp. Canadian researchers followed 9,033 of their countrymen (and women) between 1995 and 2007. The data showed a lower overall mortality risk for women who took calcium supplements of up to 1,000 mg a day.
- March 1st, 2013
On average, Americans die sooner and experience higher rates of disease and injury than people in other high-income countries, says a new report from the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine.
- September 1st, 2009
If you’re sitting down to read this, you may want to stand—and stay standing. A new study from the American College of Sports Medicine links the amount of time people spend sitting with an increased risk of premature death due to cardiovascular disease and other illnesses.By Sarah Toland