The two kinds of creativity, visual and verbal, and how they affected sleep duration, time and even quality, were observed in undergraduate students.
Did you friend someone today? Studies now show that using Facebook could add years to your life.
Baby Boomers and Gen Xers were not thought to be much at risk for depression or suicide, but this number has jumped from survey results 10 years ago.
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.
Plainer packaging with upfront warnings has been found to be unappealing to customers.
Need a little boost in the bedroom? Try some or all of these libido-enhancing foods.
Except for one city, most of the top 20 fattest American cities are all in the South.
Don't simply be swayed by that high SPF rating when choosing a sunscreen.
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.
Overweight Americans are becoming more satisfied with their weight and appearance, which has lead to a decrease in their attempts to shed pounds.
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.
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.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
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.
The study authors said the habits worsened for night owls in the evening, as those with later sleeping habits had higher intakes of sugar, fat and saturated fatty acids.
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.
A new study found that when people see social media posts of their friends running longer distances, running more becomes contagious.
A new study found that if people spent less time outside one week than they did the week before, they were more likely to report that they were depressed or had anxious thoughts.
A study found that home-monitoring systems often failed to record an accurate measurement of blood pressure, which could lead physicians to mistakenly believe a patient’s numbers are better than they appear.
Having children in the household was the only factor linked to sleep deprivation for women 45 years and younger.
Dirty money often refers to money obtained illegally, but it turns out that it can be taken far more literally.
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British researchers found both men and women prefer to date someone who has had three previous sexual partners.
American teenagers may finally be starting to behave. A new study found that teens are smoking less, drinking less and doing fewer drugs.
Could marinara sauce be the true fountain of youth?
Researchers have found that women are more susceptible to smartphone addiction, as well as the underlying conditions of depression and stress.
Where gifts and good cheer abound, there is also a sharp increase in injuries, illness and accidents.
A person may exercise daily, eat healthy foods, and maintain an active lifestyle, but just two short weeks can change everything.
This is an incredible opportunity for people with autism who could make great coders and engineers due to their intrinsic attention to details and fascination with repetitive tasks.
Hair is used to make wigs and old clothes are donated, so what can be done with fat taken out of people's bodies?
From coast to coast, the people of America have spoken, and it’s unanimous — they want their weed.
The illumy sleep mask uses natural light to both lull you to sleep and wake you up.
Many gluten-free products found in grocery stores often contain higher levels of fats than their gluten counterparts.
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.
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Feeling like you’ve hit a plateau in your weight loss journey? Try these metabolism boosting tricks to help get you closer to your pound-shedding goals.
Tobacco giant Philip Morris may eventually phase out selling conventional cigarettes, and a new cigarette alternative could play a role in the transition.
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.
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.
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.
Gestational diabetes, a form of high blood sugar that affects pregnant women, puts women who develop the condition at risk for Type 2 diabetes
There are five types of images that can ease your mind. So get comfortable, kick back and relax.
There could be a reason why some people are binge drinkers, while others drink in moderation: A gene separates the two types, according to a new study.
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.
The most popular Facebook posts are sometimes the least accurate, including recent stories about the Zika virus, a new study shows.
Read about why people prefer coffee over sex, and other surprising sex facts.
Researchers from the University of Michigan believe they’ve zeroed in on the cause of memory mishaps.
There's credence behind the 'spring in your step' theory.
Theres especially a risk for people aged 75 or older.
Here's why you may want to have a pet around if you're expecting a baby on the way.