Put a Cork in It: Drinking a Bottle of Wine Per Week Is as Bad as Smoking 10 Cigarettes, Researchers Say

If you think a glass of wine a few nights a week can’t be that bad for your health, consider that it could be the healthy equivalent of smoking five to 10 cigarettes. That’s according to a new study published in the journal BMC Public Health, in which researchers looked at how one type of […]

FDA Proposes Changes to Breast Cancer Screenings for Women With Dense Breasts

The Food and Drug Administration announced on Wednesday proposed changes to breast-cancer screening standards that would require mammogram providers to tell women whether they have dense breast tissue that can make detection of cancer more difficult. The proposal marks the biggest change in mammogram standards in two decades. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the proposal […]