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Many hookah products have misleading labels — some with triple the amount of nicotine listed on the labels — according to new research.
There aren’t any differences between optimists and pessimists when it comes to hearing bad news, a new study suggests.
A runner’s brain has a leg up over the minds of those who don’t regularly run, a new study suggests.
According to a new study, our pets serve to comfort us when we need it the most, especially for people with mental illnesses.
Breathing doesn’t just keep us alive, it also boosts our brain power, according to a new study.
The oldest-known sample of the smallpox-causing variola virus has been discovered in a 17th century child mummy found in a church crypt in Lithuanian.
A weight loss secret could lie in the starchy water produced from cooking a sweet potato,, according to a new study.
A study led by Common Sense Media found that parents spend more than nine hours a day with screen media.
More than one third of Americans don’t get an adequate amount of sleep on a nightly basis, and it costs the U.S. billions.
Your smartphone could be to blame if your relationship has gone off the rails, according to a new study.
Yoga was found to help those with severe depression who didn’t fully respond to antidepressant treatments, according to a study.
A new study suggests that just watching pain could cause you to experience pain yourself.
The answer to tracking your health could be in your sweat. Scientists have created a skin patch that is capable of collecting and analyzing sweat.
Thanks to the acorn worm, humans may be one step closer to regenerating important parts of the body, a study suggests.
For parents who want to know more about what their unborn child does in the womb, a new technology could help that desire become a reality.
A trip to the gym could be the best medicine for depression, according to a new study.
The next time your infant needs vaccines, nursing during the doctor’s visit could ease the pain, according to a new study.
The ability to cut out all distractions may not be as important to aging adults as previously thought, according to a new review.
Your voice could be the tell-tale sign of a bad heart, a new study suggests. Beyond Verbal, a voice analytics company, worked with The Mayo...
In most cases, those affected are children with extremely frizzy, dry and generally light blonde hair.
Where you live very well could affect how long you live, a new study suggests.
Not getting enough sleep sleep and skipping breakfast could be predictors of childhood obesity.
Too much protein in your diet could affect your metabolism in ways you're not expecting.
Teenagers who regularly use e-cigarettes are more likely to become heavy smokers, research suggests.
The goggles can reduce appetite, make low-fat foods taste delicious and even trick our brains into thinking we’re eating more than we actually are.
A new study will try to determine whether regular aerobic exercise can help preserve brain function.
Advocates of the taxes argued that sweetened beverages like soft drinks and soda are unhealthy and can cause diabetes.
The most popular Facebook posts are sometimes the least accurate, including recent stories about the Zika virus, a new study shows.
A survey reveals many Americans think laziness is to blame for weight problems, a belief that could be sabotaging their efforts.
A study suggests that it’s when you eat – not what you eat – that could help shed weight.
You might want to opt out of the treadmill portion of your next stress test if you’re a woman – the results might not be accurate.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved two types of genetically engineered potatoes for commercial planting.
Letting your child fall asleep to their favorite show may be the easiest way to get them to bed, but it could also be the worst way.
Whether your fitness goals are to lose weight or to build muscle, competition could be the key ingredient to your success, a new study shows.
After enacting the nation’s first soda tax, Berkeley has cut sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by 21 percent.
When it comes to preventing migraines in children, sugar pills may work just as well as some prescription medications, a new study suggests.
A new study found that participants were more positive about their workouts if they listened to music during exercise.
A woman in Georgia had no idea she was pregnant, until she showed up at a hospital seeking treatment for what she thought were kidney stones.
Boulder, Colorado has the lowest number of adults who have experienced heart attacks. Charleston, West Virginia has the most.
Early cholesterol tests for your toddler could indicate whether they’re at risk for heart disease years in the future.
Mukbang, which means “eating broadcasts,” is an online movement where people video themselves eating food, usually in large amounts
Overweight individuals had brains similar to those with a healthy weight who were ten years older, a new study found.
Research shows that even low physical fitness, up to 20 percent below the average for healthy people, is beneficial.
Six complaints have been filed over the airline's policy of weighing passengers before they fly between Honolulu and American Samoa.
For smokers who are looking to quit, but are afraid of the weight gain that comes along with dropping a tobacco habit, there could be an easier way.
If your toddler obsesses over Cheetos and throws a fit when you try to introduce a sweet potato, it might not be your fault.
Several factors, like rates of exercise and smoking, were assessed to rank the best U.S. cities for healthy lifestyles.
PepsiCo Inc. is in confidential negotiations to possibly add another probiotic provider, KeVita Inc., to its list of health-conscious beverage providers.
A woman agonized for months over stomach problems, before realizing the culprit behind her ailments was a giant hairball in her stomach.
Many people turn to exercise to blow off some steam, but working up a sweat while angry could greatly increase a person’s risk of a heart attack.