By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 07/26/2014 - 17:58
Obese employees face serious issues at work due to their weight, such as less efficacy and more risk of injury.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 07/26/2014 - 15:59
Reading books or watching movies can boost your knowledge and skills, and add as much to your happiness as real life experiences.
By Erica Robinson | Sat, 07/26/2014 - 14:38
Medicine for type 2 diabetes patients can get expensive. So researchers in Illinois looked for cheaper alternatives, and found oregano and rosemary to be quite effective.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 07/26/2014 - 13:36
Researchers wanted to better understand why unemployment is harmful to an individual's health, but overall, might decrease mortality rates in a large population.
By Dana Dovey | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:04
The reason for our obsession with sugary foods has to do with the effect the sweet substance has on the human brain.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:43
When children hear about the benefits of healthy food, they’re less likely to eat it.
By Matthew Mientka | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:40
Google is searching to define optimum human health for the individual by analyzing the genomes and medical records of hundreds, and then thousands, of study participants.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:29
Both men and women eat 92 percent of the food that is served to them on plates in a restaurant setting.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:00
Too little sleep may increase your susceptibility to forming false memories.
By Shweta Iyer | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:30
Decreased light exposure helps us all get better rest. Based on a new study, high levels of melatonin, the sleep hormone, may prove successful in treating breast cancer tumors.
By Matthew Mientka | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:03
A new study shows microbes in the human gut respond to changes in the larger world, including in a move abroad and a case of food poisoning.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:00
Hypothermia involves your body temperature decreasing to dangerous lows, so it’s important to be mentally prepared in case you’re in a life or death situation.