These 5 Fashion Trends Are Hurting Women’s Bodies

From wearing constricting clothing to carrying a heavy purse, women should rethink these fashion trends for the sake of their health.

Plate Color May Influence How Much You Eat

It turns out that certain plate colors have an impact on our perception of food.

Why You Don’t Want to Clean That Filthy Kitchen Sponge

A new study discovered that there's an alarming amount of bacteria on kitchen sponges, and why cleaning them may actually make it worse.

Fewer American Teens Are Drinking, Smoking or Doing Drugs

American teenagers may finally be starting to behave. A new study found that teens are smoking less, drinking less and doing fewer drugs.

Feeling Uncomfortably Hot Makes People Less Helpful

If you need help moving or with setting up a garage sale, you may want to schedule it for a cooler weekend.

Young Children Are Choking on Fidget Spinners

The popular toy is posing a potential hazard for young children.

Regular Sexual Activity Could Improve Cognitive Function in Older Adults

Tests administered to older adults revealed that those who had sex on a weekly basis scored the highest on the standardized tests, particularly in verbal fluency.

Marijuana May Reverse Brain Aging, Boost Memory: Study

Researchers discovered that regular administration of THC among mice led to a significant reversal in the natural aging process of the brain.

In-Flight Air Quality Is Making Crew Members Sick

Pilots, flight attendants and even frequent flyers are all susceptible to the adverse effects of contaminated in-flight air quality.

5 Images That May Instantly Calm You

There are five types of images that can ease your mind. So get comfortable, kick back and relax.

Friends vs. Family: Which Relationships Make You Happier?

A study found that one type of relationship is more beneficial for overall health.

Light Pollution May Be Disrupting How Your Body Functions

A study from Ohio State University found that exposure to light at night not only promotes sleeplessness, but also disrupts immune and endocrine function.

City Living Has People Thinking About Their Futures

Moving to a big city might be just the thing for getting one's priorities straightened out.

Sitting Too Much Is Especially Risky for People With Diabetes

In type 2 diabetes patients, remaining in a seated position for several hours can affect blood levels negatively.

Getting Enough Sleep Could Help Prevent Unhealthy Stress Eating

A new study showed that stressed out employees tend to bring their stress home to the dinner table, often making bad food choices.

Does Drinking Alcohol Lower Diabetes Risk?

In the study, women who consumed nine drinks per week had a 58 percent lower risk for developing diabetes, while men who consumed 14 drinks per week had a 43 percent lower risk.

Why Women Apologize So Much and How to Stop

Why are women serial apologizers, and how do we stop saying 'sorry' for unnecessary offenses?

Real or Fake? Facebook Zika Headlines Put to the Test

The most popular Facebook posts are sometimes the least accurate, including recent stories about the Zika virus, a new study shows.

Italians Are the Healthiest People in the World: Report

Could marinara sauce be the true fountain of youth?

Do Compression Pants Really Work?

Compression pants are a new wave of apparel technology that boast improved performance and reduced muscle soreness, but do they deliver actual results?

Technology May Be Moving Faster Than Our Brains Can Handle

Read about the mental disorders that have arisen specifically from technology and Internet usage.

‘Sesame Street’ Welcomes First Muppet With Autism

The lovable Muppets living on "Sesame Street" have welcomed Julia, a character with autism, to the neighborhood.

Gluten-Free Foods Might Cause Weight Gain

Many gluten-free products found in grocery stores often contain higher levels of fats than their gluten counterparts.

Biotin: This Vitamin Could Be the Secret to Healthier Hair

When a healthy diet can’t provide all you need to fight dull, listless or weak and thinning tresses, consider adding a biotin supplementation into your daily routine.

Breast Cancer Risk Increases With Alcohol Consumption: Report

Breast cancer is the fifth most common cause of death from cancer in women, and the risk grows the more someone drinks alcohol, a new report found.

High-Tech Tattoos Can Transfer Data From Skin to Smartphone

DuoSkin tattoos combine high-tech interfaces and fashionable gold leaf material.

Money May Not Buy Happiness, But Study Says It Might Buy Less Stress

Income and health are becoming increasingly intertwined. A new study shows that a higher income generally leads to less stress and a longer life.

Is There an Ideal Age Gap Between Romantic Partners?

Studies have delved into the ramifications of a larger age gap among married couples.

Smart Labels Could Tell You When to Throw Out Food

Scientists at Clarkson University in New York have created a smart label that detects whether a product, from food to makeup, is no longer viable for consumers.

Screen Time at Bedtime Is Keeping Kids Awake

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.

Video Games May Help People Deal With Depression

The brain games showed much promise not just in treating the symptoms of depression, but in actually creating a shift in the cognitive function in the brain.

Coca-Cola Funded Media Conferences to Sway Journalists: Report

A report reveals that industry money was used to sway journalists to report that inactivity is a bigger problem than sugar consumption in the obesity epidemic.

Children Learn Equally From Reading Digital and Print Books

Although in a computerized format, digital books show no advantage compared to print books when it comes to children learning from them.

These Are the Best and Worst Social Media Apps for Mental Health

A report in the UK looked at how social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and Snapchat made people feel.

Your Household Pet Could Keep Your Child Healthy

New research reveals you may want to have a furry friend around even before your baby arrives.

American Dads Are Delaying Fatherhood Too

Recent research shows that American fathers of newborns who were 40 years of age and older doubled from 4.1 percent to 8.9 percent over the past forty years.

Drink to Remember: Alcohol Can Boost Memory Recall

The researchers theorized that the hippocampus, when affected by alcohol consumption, switches from retaining short-term to long-term memory.

Married People Have Lower Levels of This Harmful Stress Hormone

A new study found that being married essentially reduces a person’s chances of facing stress-derived health problems, and the waning level of cortisol among spouses has a lot to do with it.

Meditation Could Help Anxiety Sufferers Improve Their Focus

A study found that incorporating just 10 minutes of meditation into one's daily routine could help to greatly reduce wandering thoughts and improve focus.

Listerine Mouthwash May Double as a Gonorrhea Treatment

Scientists tested different concentrations of Listerine to determine how effective it is at reducing bacterial counts of gonorrhea.

Bullying Tied to Spike in Cosmetic Surgery

The researchers believe the new study holds public health ramifications beyond just the increasing number of teens who go under the knife.

Women Are Closing the Alcohol Gender Gap

Women have nearly caught pace with men when it comes to rates of alcohol consumption, a trend that might have an impact on the health of the population.

Vitamin D May Ease Sunburns by Reducing Skin Damage

It's summertime, which almost always means getting a sunburn. Here's why you may want to take some vitamin D.

Too Much Eggnog? Try These Holiday Hangover Tricks

The holidays are a time of excess, and that can include too much eggnog and spiked cider. But there are a few tricks to help ease the pain of a hangover.

Sleeping Habits May Predict Behavioral Problems in Children

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.

Brain Stimulation Can Boost Honesty, Limit Selfish Feelings

People who received the transcranial current on a specific region of the brain were less likely to cheat than people who didn’t receive the brain stimulation.

Thirdhand Smoke May Be More Toxic Than Secondhand Smoke

The researchers found that exposure to thirdhand smoke, or the tobacco pollutants often left behind on surfaces, caused significant increases in damage to human DNA.

Social Media Makes Running More Contagious

A new study found that when people see social media posts of their friends running longer distances, running more becomes contagious.

Could This ‘Love Hormone’ Treat Drug Addiction?

Oxytocin is a feel-good hormone, so researchers are studying its effects as a drug addiction treatment.

A Healthy Sex Life Could Lead to Better Job Satisfaction

There's credence behind the 'spring in your step' theory.

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