Breast Implant Type May Increase Risk of Developing Rare Cancer

The FDA believes that evidence it has gathered since 2011 regarding breast cancer cases is enough to warrant a new designation for the rare type of T-cell lymphoma that can occur following breast implants.

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.

This Amazon Tribe Has the Healthiest Hearts in the World, Experts Say

Though the Tsimane have other health issues, their low risk for heart disease made a new record.

Weight Training May Prevent Osteoporosis in Men

The study showed that even those with low bone mass can naturally improve the density of their bones without resorting to clinical or medical methods.

America’s Fattest Cities Are All in One Part of the Country

Except for one city, most of the top 20 fattest American cities are all in the South.

The Key to Lower Blood Pressure Might Be in Your Inbox

After 12 months of web-based interventions, the study group saw their average systolic pressure drop closer to the normal blood pressure range.

New Research May Explain Why More African Americans Get Colon Cancer

African Americans produce more sulfide-producing bacteria in their colon, which can alter DNA and ultimately lead to cancer.

Young Cancer Survivors Are More Likely to Have Premature Babies: Study

The authors hypothesized that long-term effects of cancer treatments may be to blame.

Mixing Alcohol and Energy Drinks Is a Recipe for Injuries: Study

Energy drinks can mask the effects of alcohol, which can lead to consuming more alcohol and experiencing more hazardous situations.

Sleeping Habits May Predict Behavioral Problems in Children

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.

Toilet Seat Covers May Not Protect Against Bathroom Bacteria

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.

Hepatitis C Now Easily Treated With Oral Medications

Before the advent of these drugs, treatment for Hepatitis C included interferon, which many people say is worse than the symptoms of Hepatitis C itself.

Daily Exercise Recommended for Women During Pregnancy

While the fear has been that any type of exercise can endanger the baby, that has been proven false, as exercise can actually benefit both mother and child.

These Late Night Snacks Won’t Leave You Feeling Guilty

Craving a late-night snack before bedtime? Check out these five easy foods that promote sleep.

Are Moving Objects Actually Easier to Remember?

While a person may not ever see an object moving in the exact same way more than once, seeing that object moving as one would expect allows the full image of that object to solidify in a person’s memory.

Too Many Women Seeking to Become Pregnant Lack Proper Nutrition: Study

The study authors also found that nutrition scores rose in accordance with a person’s education level, with the best scores generally among those with a college degree.

‘No Sugar’ Labels May Not Reflect Actual Nutritional Value: Study

A new study found it is far more likely for a product to be less nutritious on the whole if it carries a “low” or “reduced” content claim.

Drunk Eyewitnesses to Crimes May Be More Reliable Than You Think

Researchers believe these surprising results were because alcohol blocks new information — including false information.

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.

Climate Change May Be Making Our Nation Sick

A group representing about half of all doctors in the U.S. is discussing the adverse ways that climate change is affecting human health.

More Veggies in Your Diet May Reduce Stress

People who ate three to four servings of vegetables per day had a 12 percent reduced risk of stress than those who consumed just one serving or none at all.

5 Ways Redheads Experience the World Differently

From pain sensitivity to disease risk, redheads carry a gene that makes their experience of life slightly different.

Here Are the Happiest Cities in America

Check out the list to see if your city made the cut.

Brain Buzz: A Shot of Electricity May Boost Your Memory

Researchers hope their technique for stimulating the brain through electrical signals can help patients with existing neurological challenges.

Omega-3 Supplements May Benefit Heart Disease Patients the Most

Although it is often taken as a preventative method, a new study shows that people who have not previously suffered from heart disease may not see much of a benefit in heart health when taking omega-3 supplements.

Exposure to Flame Retardant Chemicals Linked to Aggressive Behavior in Children

Children who have been exposed to commonly used flame retardant chemicals are more likely to exhibit aggressive behavior such as bullying and defiance, as well as inattention and hyperactivity.

Shorter Men Might Be More Likely to Bald Prematurely

It was also found that health issues such as heart disease and prostate cancer can occur more often for those who suffer from premature male-pattern baldness.

At-Home Wrinkle Treatment Could Help People Too Busy for Injections

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.

This Fish May Teach Humans How to Regenerate Eye Cells

Studying the ability of the zebrafish to regenerate eye cells may lead to new treatments for people with vision loss.

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.

Girls Who Play Soccer Suffer More Concussions Than Football Players

High school girls who play soccer get more concussions than boys who play football, according to new research.

Potty Protocol: Bidets May Improve Our Health and the Environment

Bidets are healthier, gentler and better for the environment than toilet paper. So why don’t more Americans use them?

Blueberry Juice May Increase Brain Function in Older Adults

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but blueberry juice will help you remember who the doctor is.

World’s Heaviest Woman Finally Undergoes Life-Saving Surgery After Many Setbacks 

From visa issues to transportation problems, Eman Ahmed's path to weight loss was full of roadblocks.

At-Home Teeth Straightening Can Lead to Permanent Damage, Experts Warn

Kids and teens are taking to YouTube to post videos on how to make DIY braces, making orthodontists worried for the potentially hazardous dental issues that often result.

High Intensity Exercise May Keep You Healthier Longer

To see aging cellular function nearly reversed as a result of high intensity training shows much promise as a way to keep people healthy for as long as possible.

Want a Better Memory? Train Your Brain

There are actual 'memory athletes' who use certain strategies to strengthen their ability to remember things, and researchers set out to study what, if anything, made their brains different.

Jet Stream Vaccine Technology May Replace Needles

The MucoJet device is a painless way to administer vaccines orally.

The Deadly Foods We Enjoy vs. The Ones We Should Actually Be Eating

The read-em-and-weep list of delicious-but-not-so-good-for-you foods includes processed meats like bacon, bologna and hot dogs, whereas the 'good food' list recommends nuts and plenty of omega-3 enriched foods.

A Healthy Sex Life Could Lead to Better Job Satisfaction

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

Eating More Omega-3 Fats May Reduce Harm of Air Pollution

Researchers found that consuming omega-3 fatty acids led to a reduction of up to 50% of any harm caused by air pollution.

Technology May Be Moving Faster Than Our Brains Can Handle

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

Overweight Moms More Likely to Give Birth to Child with Cerebral Palsy

While the authors aren’t certain exactly why overweight women are more likely to give birth to babies with cerebral palsy, one theory is that these babies are more prone to asphyxia-related complications.

Older People Who Exercise Are More Likely to Survive Strokes: Study

A study says that if you exercise regularly during your 40s, your brain could benefit by having blood vessels as healthy as a 16-year-old's by the time you're in your 70s.

Wireless Smartphone Device Could Reduce Migraine Pain

The high-tech device could be very attractive to individuals who are wary of taking prescription painkillers for their migraines.

As Americans Become More Obese, Fewer Are Trying to Lose Weight

Overweight Americans are becoming more satisfied with their weight and appearance, which has lead to a decrease in their attempts to shed pounds.

Celebrity Hairstylist Kim Kimble Launches New Hair Vitamin

Read our interview with Kim Kimble, hairstylist to stars like Oprah and Beyoncé, and creator of a new hair health supplement in gummy form.

Social Media May Isolate People More Than It Connects Them

The study authors said that increased time using social media could displace authentic social experiences that could actually decrease any feelings of social isolation.

Prebiotics May Improve Sleep and Relieve Stress: Study

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.

Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer

Researchers concluded that nuts, fruit and fish were most strongly inversely associated with one of the deadliest forms of breast cancer.

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