obese

The Types Of People Who Are More Prone To Obesity

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 17:03

Certain individuals, such as those who don't get enough sleep and those who recently gave up smoking, may be more prone to obesity than others.

Confidence

Being Overconfident Is Contagious — And Extremely Dangerous

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 16:28

A new study shows that people who are confident in themselves cause others to perceive them as confident, too.

Junk Food Diet

Junk Food Spoils Your Appetite Long Past Dinner

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:00

Switching to a junk food diet could hinder any future plans of going back to a healthier diet.

Indian Orphan

Surprisingly, Orphans Are Better Off In Institutions

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:00

A new study has found orphaned children living in institutions are as healthy and, in some ways, healthier than those in family-based care.

chips

The Diets Of Poor People Are Rich In Salt

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 13:22

Despite an overall national reduction of sodium, gaps still remain between higher and lower socio-economic positions in Britain when it comes to salt.

Surprised couple lying in bed

Italian Scientist Can't Find G-Spot, Concludes It Doesn't Exist

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:33

The elusive G-spot is a sex myth, says one Italian scientist, and not a magic button to turn a woman on. He says, instead, there's a much larger erogenous zone, the clitourethrovaginal (CUV) complex.

hangover

You Can Blame Your Hangovers Partly On Genetics

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:50

Around 40 to 45 percent of a hangover's total effects stem from a person's genetic makeup.

Chick-fil-a

Chick-Fil-A Introduces New Breakfast Menu And It’s Surprisingly Healthy

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:41

Chick-fil-A has introduced a new breakfast menu in a handful of selected eateries with choices ranging from Greek yogurt parfait to a syrupless waffle.

Couples' feet in bed+

Let's Talk About Sex (Drive), Baby: 3 Sex Myths Holding You Back

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 08:00

Here's how to separate fact from fiction when it comes to a low sex drive.

Professor Gianfranco

What A Bunch Of Scientists Hiking Everest Learned About Blood Pressure

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:00

Italian researchers precisely demonstrate how blood pressure monitored over a 24-hour period rises progressively as people climb to higher altitudes.

Woman smiling holding grocery bag with vegetables

7 Foods To Add To Your Diet For PMS Relief

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:21

Lower your risk of experiencing PMS symptoms by replacing unhealthy cravings, and adding these seven healthy foods — from pumpkin seeds to quinoa — to your diet today.

animals

Nothing To Do This Labor Day Weekend? Check Out Animal Planet’s Live Stream Of Animal Births

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:41

This year, Animal Planet is celebrating Labor Day by giving us all non-stop access into the wonderful miracle of life.

navel

Doctors Can Give You The Belly Button You've Always Dreamed Of

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:20

Scientists in Singapore wanted to see what made navels "beautiful" or ideal, and they found that most people preferred smaller, vertical belly buttons.

Children and Alcohol

Should Parents Let Their Kids Sip Alcohol?

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:00

Scientists are searching for the right recommendation for parents grappling with how — or whether — to introduce their children to alcohol.

Woman eating Chinese takeout with chopsticks

Is MSG Really Bad For Your Health? [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 14:18

The American Chemical Society debunks a 50-year-old food myth and explains why MSG criticisms should be taken with a grain of salt.

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