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Virtual reality is being examined as a possible teaching aid for the classroom because it can provide a way for those with autism to cope with being in stressful situations.
New research shows that every hour you run could extend your life by seven hours.
The trend of young people switching to dairy-free diets is concerning in that they may not be getting enough vitamins necessary for bone health.
In the spirit of #NationalGarlicDay, here's the scoop on a lesser known fact about this potent food.
A new study has revealed the two happiest ages of life. Here are some tips for the time in between.
Is it low testosterone or something more serious? Researchers explain the complicated factors behind a woman's decreased sex drive.
While Ashwagandha has been traditionally known to ensure a better night’s sleep for centuries, no one quite understood which active element of the herb actually helps to promote sleepiness until now.
A new playlist contains songs that measure at 100 beats per minute, which is the same rate that first responders are told to administer CPR.
Preparing home-cooked meals and turning off sources of entertainment during mealtime both encourage better food choices and contribute to lower obesity rates among families.
Children in a study who were breastfed for six months did show lower rates of hyperactivity and better problem solving skills by age three, but when the children turned five, those differences dissipated.
Older mothers have a clear advantage over those who dive into the parenting pool at an earlier age.
African Americans produce more sulfide-producing bacteria in their colon, which can alter DNA and ultimately lead to cancer.
Both parents and teachers noticed a marked difference in 7-year-olds who were sleep deprived during their toddler to preschool years compared to their peers who got the age-appropriate amount of sleep.
The read-em-and-weep list of delicious-but-not-so-good-for-you foods includes processed meats like bacon, bologna and hot dogs, whereas the 'good food' list recommends nuts and plenty of omega-3 enriched foods.
A study says that if you exercise regularly during your 40s, your brain could benefit by having blood vessels as healthy as a 16-year-old's by the time you're in your 70s.
Read our interview with Kim Kimble, hairstylist to stars like Oprah and Beyoncé, and creator of a new hair health supplement in gummy form.
A new study shows that consumption of prebiotics — found in foods like, asparagus, oatmeal and legumes — can help good gut bacteria and promote better sleep patterns after a stressful event.
Researchers measured cortisol levels in hair samples of obese people and discovered that these levels were much higher in the participants.
Silvon bed sheets are the high-tech, yet cozy solution to preventing bacteria from building up in bed and prolonging the amount of time between washes.
The Hi Mirror is a high-tech beauty mirror that analyzes skin conditions and determines and personalizes at-home treatments and products.
The pillow's design reinforces good sleeping habits, not wrinkles.
You may want to avoid that burger or pizza meal; just one high-fat meal has been found to adversely affect your metabolism.
Plaque buildup is a known precursor to serious neurodegenerative diseases, and while other oils carry this trait, vegetable oil is the type with which it's most prevalent.
A new chocolate supplement pill can help reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and dementia.
The "Happy Song" was expertly engineered to make babies feel joyful and happy.
Take a closer look at these four beauty pillows, specifically designed to maintain the youthful, healthy-looking appearance of facial and neck skin.
While they will not be replacing human caregivers, scientists are hoping that these robots will soon be able to assist seniors with everyday tasks like taking medication and offering companionship.
Salmon farmers are looking into various ways to combat the sea lice infestation, as well as alternative farming methods, in the hopes of avoiding millions in lost revenue and increasing supply.
Weight loss results in metabolic rate decline, which means burning fewer calories at rest. These exercises help keep the weight off by targeting leg muscles that affect metabolic rates.
The helpful and cost-effective app was designed with the goal of empowering and informing women who are scheduled to undergo a C-section.
The idea behind this wearable device is that if most people had a half day notice that illness was imminent, they could better plan for the sickness and ultimately their recovery.
Before reaching for that supplement bottle, consider eating more of these five delicious foods to boost your immunity and fight disease.
A popular ingredient widely used in toothpaste, chocolate, sweets, chewing gum and biscuits might cause cancer, according to a new study.
A new study says that some people are genetically programmed to be overly drawn to social media.
It turns out that not all gossip is entirely bad, considering such chatter releases the feel-good hormone oxytocin which researchers link to forming beneficial social interactions.
When the association between exercise and sedentary behavior was explored, it showed that swapping sitting time with even light activity had great positive long term effects on one's health.
This strain of bacteria, most associated with food poisoning, shows promising results when tested against tumors consistent with glioblastoma.
A new study found that playing an instrument could have beneficial effects for prolonging cognitive processes as we age.
Research has revealed that because of higher estrogen levels, women are more susceptible to cocaine addiction during their menstrual cycle.
Analyzing biomarker signatures in the blood offers insight into a person’s risk for developing age-determined diseases and even death.
Researchers are studying the effects of high doses of vitamin C, injected intravenously, on cancer cells in patients with pancreatic and lung cancer.
Both prickly pear and brown seaweed plants have medicinal properties that could prove beneficial for treating and even preventing these degenerative brain diseases.
"Positional bias" can help to explain this evolutionary behavior seen in humans and other mammals.
Doctors in Japan got more than they expected when performing routine appendix removal surgery on a teenage girl.
Have you ever walked into a room only to immediately forget why you're there? Here's what a new study suggests about working memory.
Have you purchased frozen chicken breast tenders recently? Check to see if your product is involved in this recall.
Manipulating these cells may be the key to preserving organs and fighting the aging process.
Research shows strength training workouts decrease a woman's risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and that the timing of workouts during a woman's menstrual cycle makes a difference in efficacy.
2016 was filled with health and wellness stories that informed and inspired our readers to lead healthier, more productive lives.
A study says people who experience poverty in childhood are more apt to have psychological challenges as adults.