When High Heels Hurt, Try These ‘Pillows’ for Your Feet

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Italians Are the Healthiest People in the World: Report

Could marinara sauce be the true fountain of youth?

Obese but Healthy? New Research Calls It a Myth

A new study found that obese individuals have double the risk of heart failure and a 50 percent heightened risk of coronary heart disease.

Breast Reduction Surgeries on the Rise: Report

The culture has shifted when it comes to breast augmentation surgery — now bigger is out and smaller is in.

Want to Look More Attractive? New Study Says Eat Carrots

In studying the presence of beta-carotene in participants, the researchers found that perception of attractiveness was based solely on looks, rather than the actual presence of an improvement in health.

Late Night Snacking Could Cause Serious Health Problems

Have you ever been told to not eat past 7 p.m.? Here's why that practice holds merit.

10 Sex Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Read about why people prefer coffee over sex, and other surprising sex facts.

Cigarette Smoke Can Permanently Damage Your DNA

Smoking may have a longer, more harmful impact on your health than previously thought. In fact, it can permanently damage a person’s DNA.

How Smartphone ‘Phubbing’ Is Destroying Relationships

Your smartphone could be to blame if your relationship has gone off the rails, according to a new study.

Bad Office Air Quality May Harm Productivity

Previous studies have linked poor air ventilation and quality with physical ailments, but it turns out it also affects cognitive function and worker productivity.

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.

Swimming Lessons May Help Babies Stand Sooner

The typical timeline that babies learn to stand occurs around 9 to 12 months of age, but babies given swimming lessons in a study could stand at just 4 months old.

Inactive Teens May Develop Weaker, Lazy Bones

Between the ages of 10 and 14 for girls, and the ages of 12 and 16 for boys, is a crucial time in their physical development.

Grandparents Could Be Putting Children’s Health at Risk

A survey of grandparents found that many who help raise their grandchildren aren't up to speed on modern child-rearing practices when it comes to safety standards.

Do Clever People Live Longer?

Having a higher IQ may equate to living longer, regardless of socioeconomic status.

Technology May Be Moving Faster Than Our Brains Can Handle

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

Marijuana Use Could Lead to Gum Disease

It's well-known that tobacco usage can lead to gum disease, but new research from Columbia University shows that smoking marijuana also increases the risk.

Robot Joins Classroom as Teacher for Autistic Children

Learning social skills from a robot may seem odd, but for children with autism, it can provide a unique experience that is more predictable and engaging.

10 Alternate Birth Control Devices and Methods

Can't remember to take the pill everyday? Here's an overview of alternate birth control devices and methods that may work better for you.

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.

Young Children Are Choking on Fidget Spinners

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

Ford’s New Crib Simulates Car Rides to Put Babies to Sleep

Ford has created a high-tech crib that mimics a car ride and may just lull your baby to sleep.

Could This ‘Love Hormone’ Treat Drug Addiction?

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

Study Confirms What Mothers Already Know: They’re Tired

Having children in the household was the only factor linked to sleep deprivation for women 45 years and younger.

Pet Dogs Help Children Feel Less Stressed

You may want to think twice the next time you send your pooch to the doghouse.

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.

Happiness May Be Age-Related

A new study has revealed the two happiest ages of life. Here are some tips for the time in between.

Screen Time Could Lead to Increased Risk of Diabetes in Children

The research found that children who reported three or more hours of screen time had higher levels of body fat compared to those who reported an hour or less of screen time.

Study Finds Parents Are Teaching Kids the Wrong Things About Screen Time

A study led by Common Sense Media found that parents spend more than nine hours a day with screen media.

Why You May Want to Drink Water Before Coffee in the Morning

Not only will you quench your body’s thirst, but you'll also give your digestion and metabolism a boost.

Top 5 U.S. Cities for Active, Healthy Lifestyles

Several factors, like rates of exercise and smoking, were assessed to rank the best U.S. cities for healthy lifestyles.

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.

Side Effects Sideline Promising Male Birth Control Shot

A new male contraceptive method has proven highly effective at reducing pregnancy in female partners, yet consumers may not find it on the market for awhile.

Artificial Intelligence Could Prevent Accidental Selfie Deaths

Computer experts have analyzed selfie deaths and may have a solution — an app that could warn people if they were in a death-by-selfie zone.

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.

Smoking While Pregnant May Not Cause Mental Illness

When the researchers considered other factors that could have contributed to mental illness, the connection between smoking and severe mental illness was no longer strong.

Sibling Rivalry: Are First-Born Children Smarter?

Researchers found that parents of multiple children routinely alter their treatment of non-first born children, which affects their IQ and perhaps even personality traits.

New Documentary Shows Benefits of Golf for Autistic Children

The documentary, called "Voices From the Outside," showcases how one organization is helping teach autistic children life skills through professional golf lessons.

Segregated Neighborhoods Increase Heart Attack Risk for Black Americans: Study

These findings are extra relevant because African Americans already are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, stroke and heart attack.

Scientists Create Topical Drug That Tans Skin

Scientists have developed a topical drug that darkens skin pigmentation without the sun's rays.

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.

Survey Shows 19-Year-Olds Are as Active as 60-Year-Olds

Sedentary lifestyles among young people have reached a new low.

Virtual Reality May Soon Help Autistic Children in Classrooms

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.

A Healthy Sex Life Could Lead to Better Job Satisfaction

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

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.

Even Casual Drinking May Lead to Dementia

Casual drinking — or about five to seven drinks per week — can triple your risk of mental decline as you move into middle age and older.

Lefties Are More Likely to Have This Face Shape and Tuberculosis Risk

The association between face shape and tuberculosis susceptibility could be a genetic modification finding its roots in the genes that determine left-handedness, the study said.

Are You a Facebook Fanatic? It Might Be in Your Genes

A new study says that some people are genetically programmed to be overly drawn to social media.

Some People’s Brains Are Wired to Not Enjoy Music

While specific musical anhedonia isn't a brain disorder, it is a fascinating condition that explains why some people feel no emotional response when listening to music.

Cold Symptoms May Feel Worse for Lonely People

In a study, participants who were lonely were 39 percent more likely to report higher severity of their cold symptoms than those who were not.

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