Feeling stressed out and don’t know what to do? New research reveals a song that can reduce stress levels by 65 percent, every time you listen to it.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
The culture has shifted when it comes to breast augmentation surgery — now bigger is out and smaller is in.
Many hookah products have misleading labels — some with triple the amount of nicotine listed on the labels — according to new research.
Researchers found a significant reduction of blood flow to the hippocampus, a region of the brain associated with creating and storing new memories.
American teenagers may finally be starting to behave. A new study found that teens are smoking less, drinking less and doing fewer drugs.
The most popular Facebook posts are sometimes the least accurate, including recent stories about the Zika virus, a new study shows.
The two kinds of creativity, visual and verbal, and how they affected sleep duration, time and even quality, were observed in undergraduate students.
One out of every 12 beauty products marketed to Black women in the U.S. contains highly hazardous ingredients, according to a new report.
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.
Pairing your dinner with a glass of white wine could increase your risk of melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, a new study suggests.
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.
British researchers found both men and women prefer to date someone who has had three previous sexual partners.
Research reveals that people with low levels of oxytocin, sometimes due to medical conditions, perform poorly on empathy exercises.
Tobacco giant Philip Morris may eventually phase out selling conventional cigarettes, and a new cigarette alternative could play a role in the transition.
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.
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.
Scientists believe that brain synapses shrink during sleep and expand when activated during one’s waking hours, and such expansion is a marker for learning and memory.
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.
Smoking may have a longer, more harmful impact on your health than previously thought. In fact, it can permanently damage a person’s DNA.
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.
From coast to coast, the people of America have spoken, and it’s unanimous — they want their weed.
Where you live very well could affect how long you live, a new study suggests.
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.
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.
A new study says that some people are genetically programmed to be overly drawn to social media.
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.
Income and health are becoming increasingly intertwined. A new study shows that a higher income generally leads to less stress and a longer life.
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.
Did you friend someone today? Studies now show that using Facebook could add years to your life.
Three-person IVF works by replacing the defective power generator in the mother’s egg, known as mitochondria, with healthy ones from a donor woman.
Of the 35 countries assessed, the U.S. ranks 27th in projected life expectancy for both women and men by the year 2030.
A new study says social media sites like Facebook and Instagram are making people feel less confident and secure about their appearance.
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Although the carcinogens present in e-cigarette "juice" are not fully known, a group of researchers have concluded that they are still less harmful than traditional tobacco cigarettes.
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.
Researchers were able to determine everything from the sex of a person, whether or not they struggled with depression, and what allergies they had.
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.
Heels may look beautiful, but they are incredibly painful and can even be bad for your health. And the higher the heels, the bigger the impact.
Your smartphone could be to blame if your relationship has gone off the rails, according to a new study.
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.
There are five types of images that can ease your mind. So get comfortable, kick back and relax.
You're in good company if you've gone through these twelve stages of dieting.
Where gifts and good cheer abound, there is also a sharp increase in injuries, illness and accidents.
Boston leads the nation in active living, according to a report from the Gallup-Healthways.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
A study led by Common Sense Media found that parents spend more than nine hours a day with screen media.
Scientists tested different concentrations of Listerine to determine how effective it is at reducing bacterial counts of gonorrhea.
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.
When it comes to heart attacks, living a healthy lifestyle could trump heredity for those prone to heart disease, a study shows.
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