Young Children Are Choking on Fidget Spinners

The popular toy is posing a potential hazard for young children.

Feeling Uncomfortably Hot Makes People Less Helpful

If you need help moving or with setting up a garage sale, you may want to schedule it for a cooler weekend.

Baby Foods Contain a Significant Amount of Lead: Report

Eight types of baby foods had detectable amounts of lead in more than 40 percent of samples.

New Headband Technology From South Korea Aims to Treat Depression

This new type of treatment does not try to lessen symptoms, but rather cure depression itself.

In-Flight Air Quality Is Making Crew Members Sick

Pilots, flight attendants and even frequent flyers are all susceptible to the adverse effects of contaminated in-flight air quality.

Eating Apples and Curry May Starve Prostate Cancer Cells

The new study sheds light on a growing body of research focusing on naturally occurring compounds, taking a wide-glance view of potential plant-based treatments.

Bright Light Repels Mosquitos, Reduces Bites

It may be the best mosquito repellent that the insects cannot adapt to or find their way around.

City Living Has People Thinking About Their Futures

Moving to a big city might be just the thing for getting one's priorities straightened out.

The Darker the Coffee Roast, the Fewer the Health Benefits

The new findings may leave you considering a lighter, softer brew if you’re seeking to maximize the plentiful health benefits that come alongside your daily caffeine infusion.

MDMA Moves Closer to Being PTSD Treatment

Researchers want to flip the narrative on MDMA and put its psychological-soothing properties to good use in the fight against traumatic stress.

Survey Shows 19-Year-Olds Are as Active as 60-Year-Olds

Sedentary lifestyles among young people have reached a new low.

Men With This Genetic Mutation May Live 10 Years Longer

The new findings come as one of the first clear associations between a population’s genetic makeup and overall lifespan.

Babies That Eat Eggs Everyday Grow Faster

New research adds to the notion of the incredible egg.

Irregular Bedtimes Lead to Poorer Mental Performance: Study

Here's why going to bed at close to the same time every night is just as important as getting enough sleep.

Do Healthy Labels Actually Discourage Healthy Food Purchases?

Researchers say that food labels change the mindset, and the plates, of diners.

Bleeding Risk From Aspirin Regimen Found to Increase With Age

Theres especially a risk for people aged 75 or older.

Eating Fried Potatoes May Increase Chance of Dying

Eating fried potatoes two to three times a week was found to be associated with a higher mortality rate among study participants.

Grape Seed Extract Lengthens Lifespan of Tooth Fillings

Grape seed extract was found to strengthen a part of the tooth known as dentin.

Stress Fractures Are More Likely in Underweight Female Runners

New research shows a correlation between a low BMI of 19 or less and an increased risk of injury in female runners.

This Wearable Patch Detects Sleep Apnea

Read about the innovative new wearable that can diagnose sleep apnea as well as traditional methods.

Could Red Onions Be Used to Prevent Cancer?

Compared to other types of onions, red onions have a particular compound that especially works to root out and destroy free radicals in the body.

Swearing Heals Emotional Pain, Too

When it comes to heartbreak, we could all benefit from a swearing session, according to a new study.

Drones to the Rescue: Flying Defibrillators Reach People Faster Than Ambulances

Swedish researchers found that attaching defibrillators to high-tech drones shaved off an average of 16 minutes for response times, a difference that can mean life or death for heart attack patients.

Scientists Create Topical Drug That Tans Skin

Scientists have developed a topical drug that darkens skin pigmentation without the sun's rays.

Economic Cost of Heroin Epidemic in U.S. Is Staggering

The cost to society emphasizes the need for healthcare that reduces the risk of abuse and offers care to those struggling with opioid addiction.

Friends vs. Family: Which Relationships Make You Happier?

A study found that one type of relationship is more beneficial for overall health.

Could Playing Soccer Give You Better Eyesight?

This study is the first of its nature.

New Blood Test Aims to Detect Cancer Sooner Than Ever

By zeroing in on miniscule amounts of DNA, researchers believe they can catch cancer early and save countless lives.

Drinking Sugary Beverages While Pregnant Increases Child’s Obesity Risk

Children born to mothers who consumed artificially-sweetened beverages versus those who consumed sugar-sweetened beverages were found equally likely to be overweight or obese, the study said.

Even Casual Drinking May Lead to Dementia

Casual drinking — or about five to seven drinks per week — can triple your risk of mental decline as you move into middle age and older.

No Cuts About It: Non-Surgical Weight Loss Procedure Shows Results

Similar to a gastric bypass procedure, the new 'accordion procedure' works to decrease the size of the stomach but without the cuts and scars that come with invasive surgery.

Babies That Sleep Alone May Sleep Better

New study findings oppose current recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics, which advise that young children sleep in their parents’ rooms for a full year.

Can Dancing Make You Happier and Healthier?

Dancing does a lot more for your health than you may realize.

Pets Bring Beneficial Bacteria Into Homes

Here's why you may want to have a pet around if you're expecting a baby on the way.

High-Tech Melatonin Product Promotes Better Sleep

A new melatonin product called REMfresh helps people sleep longer and better than traditional melatonin pills do.

Why Aren’t All Hospital Patients Screened for Depression?

Considering the high depression rate among hospitalized patients, a new study asks why we aren’t screening all patients for depression, just as we do for high blood pressure or diabetes.

Late Night Snacking Could Cause Serious Health Problems

Have you ever been told to not eat past 7 p.m.? Here's why that practice holds merit.

Chronic Lack of Sleep May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk

Researchers are further revealing why getting consistent, sufficient sleep is crucial to brain health as we age.

Marijuana Use Could Lead to Gum Disease

It's well-known that tobacco usage can lead to gum disease, but new research from Columbia University shows that smoking marijuana also increases the risk.

This Antioxidant May Be the Next Big Thing in Skin Care

Researchers may have discovered a powerful new way to invigorate aging skin.

Walking May Reverse Effects of Dementia

Compared to a non-exercise group, the group that partook in walking classes three times a week showed remarkable improvement in cognitive function.

Eat More Fiber to Avoid Painful, Creaky Knees

Researchers found that the higher the dietary fiber intake, the lower the risk of developing osteoarthritis in the knee.

From AIDS to Cancer, Scripps Laboratories Are Revolutionizing Medical Research

At Scripps Research Institute, scientists are making some remarkable discoveries in their research into how disease infects our bodies.

Americans Are Eating Less Packaged, Salty Foods

Researchers of a new study recorded an almost 150 percent plunge in sodium intake from salty snacks and a more than 100 percent dive in sodium intake since the turn of the century.

This ‘Beauty Vitamin’ May Be the Key to Better Hair

Choosing the right hair supplement can be confusing, but this vitamin is known for healthy hair.

Marijuana Extract May Reduce Seizures in Epilepsy Patients

Cannabidiol, or CBD, was found to reduce seizures among patients with a rare form of epilepsy by nearly 40 percent.

These Are the Best and Worst Social Media Apps for Mental Health

A report in the UK looked at how social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and Snapchat made people feel.

New Research Breaks Stereotype of Women Being More Emotional

It remains unclear as to whether or not women truly do express more emotions, or rather, they may just handle their emotions differently.

Swimming Lessons May Help Babies Stand Sooner

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.

Summer Pregnancies May Have Higher Risk for Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes, a form of high blood sugar that affects pregnant women, puts women who develop the condition at risk for Type 2 diabetes

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