Beyond appearing busy, using products and services tailored for a busy lifestyle are now seen as status symbols in the U.S.
Though the Tsimane have other health issues, their low risk for heart disease made a new record.
Except for one city, most of the top 20 fattest American cities are all in the South.
Energy drinks can mask the effects of alcohol, which can lead to consuming more alcohol and experiencing more hazardous situations.
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.
A new study finds that both boys and girls experience a gradual decline in physical activity starting at age seven, not during adolescence as previously thought.
At a new nap spot in Japan, visitors can hit the snooze button while enjoying all the perks of a regular cafe.
Researchers believe these surprising results were because alcohol blocks new information — including false information.
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.
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Bidets are healthier, gentler and better for the environment than toilet paper. So why don’t more Americans use them?
There's credence behind the 'spring in your step' theory.
Researchers discovered that people who eat while standing up eat about thirty percent more calories than if they had been sitting down, which, with repetition, could cause weight gain.
Read about the mental disorders that have arisen specifically from technology and Internet usage.
Overweight Americans are becoming more satisfied with their weight and appearance, which has lead to a decrease in their attempts to shed pounds.
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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.
The study authors said that increased time using social media could displace authentic social experiences that could actually decrease any feelings of social isolation.
A study found that normal sleeping habits carried the power to make or break a person’s success in losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, regardless of the person’s nutrition or exercise habits.
In what researchers are calling a historic reversal in cancer incidence, colon and rectal cancer rates among millennials and young adults are climbing.
Having children in the household was the only factor linked to sleep deprivation for women 45 years and younger.
People who survive a melanoma diagnosis are advised to avoid the sun as they're at high risk for another diagnosis.
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.
Researchers measured cortisol levels in hair samples of obese people and discovered that these levels were much higher in the participants.
Your laundered clothes may not be as fresh as you think — especially if you share your washing machine with a housemate.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
Of the 35 countries assessed, the U.S. ranks 27th in projected life expectancy for both women and men by the year 2030.
The two kinds of creativity, visual and verbal, and how they affected sleep duration, time and even quality, were observed in undergraduate students.
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.
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.
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 researchers found that exposure to thirdhand smoke, or the tobacco pollutants often left behind on surfaces, caused significant increases in damage to human DNA.
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.
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A group of campers found that a return to the natural light of day and the true darkness of night cured their bad sleeping habits.
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.
You're in good company if you've gone through these twelve stages of dieting.
A new study says that some people are genetically programmed to be overly drawn to social media.
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.
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.
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.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
British researchers found both men and women prefer to date someone who has had three previous sexual partners.
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.
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.
Where gifts and good cheer abound, there is also a sharp increase in injuries, illness and accidents.
Scientists tested different concentrations of Listerine to determine how effective it is at reducing bacterial counts of gonorrhea.
A new study says social media sites like Facebook and Instagram are making people feel less confident and secure about their appearance.