What You Need To Know Before You Begin A Running Routine

By | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:11

Running for beginners requires patience and commitment to a solid technique, experts caution.

Young People With Epilepsy Prone To Personal Injury

Kids With Epilepsy More Prone To Personal Injury

By | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:00

Kids and young adults with epilepsy are more prone to personal injury, particularly overdoses of medication intended to treat the chronic condition.

Pregnancy Weight Gain Tied To Childhood Obesity — With Moderation Key

A Mom’s Pregnancy Weight May Predict Obesity In Her Child

By | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:00

A mother's weight gain during pregnancy — too much or too little — may predispose her child to obesity and weight problems.


Daytime Napping Linked To Early Death, But Is It The Cause?

By | Sun, 04/13/2014 - 18:46

A new study finds that people who nap for over an hour during the day were more likely to die prematurely, but are naps the cause of death?


Why Do We Smile? Hint: It's More Complicated Than You Think

By | Sun, 04/13/2014 - 18:09

What triggers a smile, and how can we make it happen more often?


Asthma May Increase Risk Of Bone Disease

By | Sun, 04/13/2014 - 14:10

Asthma and airway hyperresponsiveness may increase the risk of bone disease and lower bone density.


Yams, Spinach And Other Carotenoid-Rich Veggies Improve Breast Health

By | Sat, 04/12/2014 - 18:20

A new study pinpoints carotenoids as beneficial to breast health; these pigments found in various veggies can help prevent benign breast disease.


If You Get Drunk While Hurt, Your Wounds Will Take Longer To Heal

By | Sat, 04/12/2014 - 16:25

Binge drinking decreases the body's ability to fight infection by lowering the amount of infection fighting white blood cells, making it harder for the cells to reach the infection, and reducing bacteria-fighting proteins on the outer skin.


Indoor Tanning Among Teens Linked To Dangerous Dieting Habits

By | Sat, 04/12/2014 - 14:00

Researchers have found a link between indoor tanning and unhealthy weight control methods in a study conducted on American teenagers.


Keeping Active Later In Life Helps With Memory

By | Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:36

Results from a recent study showed aerobics increased the area of the brain associated with memory in older women.


8 Little Tips To Help You Cut Calories Daily [VIDEO]

By | Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:00

Follow these eight little tips to help cut calories from your daily diet, such as not eating in front of the TV and switching to skim milk.


‘Upgrade’ And Tone Your Body By Learning Beyoncé’s Moves [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 04/11/2014 - 17:42

Fans of pop music are signing up for dance classes featuring Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, and Britney Spears to help them stay fit.

Couple arguing in bed

Got Relationship Problems? You May Have Too Much Testosterone

By | Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:55

The secret to a long lasting relationship? Lower testosterone levels, say University of Michigan scientists, because they are linked to feelings of satisfaction and commitment in couples.

Young Athletes

Richer Athletes Suffer More Injuries Compared To Athletes From Low-Income Families

By | Fri, 04/11/2014 - 13:36

Young athletes with private health insurance plans are more likely to suffer a serious injury due to overuse compared to athletes with public health insurance.


You're Wired For Smell Before Birth, With Connections Sticking Around Forever

By | Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:49

Scientist have discovered that the pattern for smell is established early on and persists throughout your lifetime. The discovery could be used to help better understand neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders, as well as help regenerative medicine.