Two crises in one: As drug use rises, so does syphilis

Public health officials grappling with record-high syphilis rates around the nation have pinpointed what appears to be a major risk factor: drug use. “Two major public health issues are colliding,” said...

Healthy Recipe: Greek Yogurt Ranch

Ranch may make everything taste better, but it’s far from the healthiest condiment in your pantry. Ranch dressing contains mayonnaise and sour cream, meaning it’s high in both calories and...

Swelling and painful feet: how to solve the most common foot problems when you‘re...

Along with the rest of the body, being pregnant can have a huge impact on feet. More than half of expectant mothers experience . But foot issues are often neglected, with...

Men‘s push-up capacity may determine risk of developing heart disease

The number of push-ups a man can do may be a good indicator of his risk for heart disease, a new study finds. Examining the heart health of male firefighters over...

This brutally honest diet- and fitness-focused Instagram account provides expert insight

The world of health, nutrition and fitness is a confusing one to navigate when it seems like everyone on social media is preaching about "miracle" — or, more accurately . While...

FYI, people still getting sick nearly 15 months after onset of Salmonella outbreak

The salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products, which began in November 2017, is continuing to grow according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which that 63 new...

Vancouver measles outbreak linked to father who didn‘t vaccinate due to autism concerns –...

A measles outbreak in Vancouver, Canada is linked to a child whose father chose not to vaccinate out of concern that the vaccine causes autism. Emmanuel Bilodeau, the father, told  that his son...

Queen of Prussia 10K is a new women-only race

This June, there will be a women-only race in King of Prussia. The new Queen of Prussia 10K will have a closed course that will start and end at the . Runners...

Local nonprofit can help secure a bib for this year‘s Broad Street Run

With lottery registration for the  ending at 11:59 p.m. Friday, some local runners still scrambling to beat the deadline may not even secure a spot in this iconic race. That said,...

There are three times it‘s OK to work out in these retro sneakers, according...

Converse are one of the few sneaker trends that has never *really* been out of style. That said, there wear and use overtime has certainly changed. These flat sneakers, which were...

This is how long you should wait to run after eating

As a kid, summer days spent at the pool were interrupted by 30-or-so minute periods during which grownups forced you to wait poolside after eating lunch or a snack. While that...

Millennials‘ stress is physically manifesting in this part of the body

It’s no secret that younger generations are sleeping less than previous generations, and are . Of course, side effects of these two issues are a given, though they manifest differently in...

Most people don’t realize breast cancer can happen in men, too

The signature pink ribbon reminds us year-round about the terrible toll breast cancer takes on women. Though the disease is a major threat for women, particularly if they come from families...

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