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.
Several factors, like rates of exercise and smoking, were assessed to rank the best U.S. cities for healthy lifestyles.
It's been long-believed that the weather influences joint pain, but new research puts this theory to rest once and for all.
Whether you prefer coffee, tea or even chocolate, regularly consuming caffeine has been found to procure health benefits, like combatting inflammation as we get older.
Tears could be an alternate source of diagnostic fluid for assessing nutritional deficiencies, and studies show that people with these deficiencies blink more.
The new guidelines will make it easier for pregnant women to make informed choices about consuming fish.
Don't have the time to visit a doctor for injectable fillers? WrinkleMD is an at-home device that works to do away with your fine lines and wrinkles.
Dr. Steven Gundry's new book, "The Plant Paradox," aims to challenge your idea of 'healthy' foods and offer better alternatives for reshaping your diet to focus on gut health.
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Your laundered clothes may not be as fresh as you think — especially if you share your washing machine with a housemate.
Here are four superfoods that breastfeeding moms may want to add to their diet.
After studying her own body's chronic pain, Ashley Black was inspired to invent a massage tool that targets the tight fascia areas of the body and also works to diminish cellulite.
There’s a test you can do at home to see if your probiotics are actually working — all you need is a glass of milk.
The "Happy Song" was expertly engineered to make babies feel joyful and happy.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
A new study shows that consumption of prebiotics — found in foods like, asparagus, oatmeal and legumes — can help good gut bacteria and promote better sleep patterns after a stressful event.
Researchers want to flip the narrative on MDMA and put its psychological-soothing properties to good use in the fight against traumatic stress.
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.
Not only will you quench your body’s thirst, but you'll also give your digestion and metabolism a boost.
Toilet seat covers may promote cleanliness by encouraging people to sit down instead of squat, but they may not be any better at serving as a protective barrier than your own skin.
The magnetic lash trend is blowing up, which means poor quality knockoffs are abound.
Some children who ingested the pods also experienced profuse vomiting, trouble breathing, and a few even died.
This condition may make you think twice before raising a can of soda to your lips.
Ginger root's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties make it a super food that you can easily incorporate into your diet through these seven delicious recipes.
A recent study shows that exercise and weight gain play large roles in the health of breast cancer survivors when it comes to relapsing.
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.
There's no need to leave the house to treat a persistent cough, so long as you've got these commonly found remedies around.
The substances have been tied to severe health problems, such as testicular and kidney cancer, and scientists warn that chemicals in fast-food wrappers may “leach” onto the food products.
The link between iron levels and hearing loss is a strong indicator for treating and avoiding auditory impairments.
A new study shows that hearing loss among adults ages 20 to 69 years continues to decline.
France's recent law prohibiting free refills of sugary sodas aims is in response to the rising rate of obesity there.
Before reaching for that supplement bottle, consider eating more of these five delicious foods to boost your immunity and fight disease.
Plaque buildup is a known precursor to serious neurodegenerative diseases, and while other oils carry this trait, vegetable oil is the type with which it's most prevalent.
Read about the mental disorders that have arisen specifically from technology and Internet usage.
Here are six steps you can take towards curbing a sugar addiction.
The popular sports supplement creatine may be unsafe for minors.
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.
After developing a variety of supplements that help to better your body from the inside out, Dr. Amy Lee and the Nucific brand are combining two ideas that are usually an oxymoron: slimming and chocolate.
Being on your phone while exercising not only distracts you from the workout at hand, but also compromises your posture and the intensity of your routine.
Catherine Girard worked through the awkwardness of collecting stool samples door-to-door to research the microbiomes of Inuit people in Canada.
It’s a widespread practice that apparently has been going on for quite some time: One surgeon overseeing multiple surgeries at the same time.
The study results showed that breast cancer cells were subdued, and even killed, when treated with luteonin, a compound found in certain herbs and vegetables.
Here's how much your chance for developing dementia increases just by living near a busy road or highway.
Scrubs made with coffee grounds can give your skin an extra boost from the antioxidants, and the caffeine can tighten the skin.
The active ingredient in hallucinogenic mushrooms, psilocybin, provides a significant boost to cancer patients facing depression, two studies found.
This “natural antibiotic” is superior to pharmaceutical approaches because it doesn’t kill the protective, beneficial bacteria on the skin.
Although they still pose risks for extremely low birthweight babies, probiotics have been shown to significantly reduce the risk of deadly gut-related conditions in premies.
Doctors in Japan got more than they expected when performing routine appendix removal surgery on a teenage girl.
Combining the high-tech elements into one device gives the new test a significant advantage over current detection methods, which take hours to diagnose the virus instead of minutes.
New research shows that every hour you run could extend your life by seven hours.