Sunlight

Healthy Dose Of Sunshine Could Help You Shed Those Extra Pounds

By | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:00

Moderate sunlight exposure can slow the development of obesity and diabetes by reducing symptoms such as insulin resistance.

Smoking weed

Weed Will Not Lower Your IQ, But Alcohol May

By | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:55

Smoking marijuana casually will not make you stupider, but using it heavily will lower your exam scores.

Online Color Challenge

Take This Test To Find Out How Well You See Color

By | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:14

The Farnsworth Munsell 100 Hue Test can help you determine how well you see color.

Smoke Free Workplace

Smoking Banned At Office Of Country’s 2nd Largest Cigarette Maker

By | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:32

Reynolds American Inc., America's second largest cigarette manufacturer, has officially declared its office a smoke-free workplace.

Music Therapy

Your Kid’s Depression Could Be Treated With Their Favorite Song

By | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 20:00

Music therapy could be more efficient and cost-effective in treating young people with depression compared to antidepressants.

Male Infertility

Men Should Stay Away From Aluminum If They Want Kids

By | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 15:15

Men who are overly exposed to aluminum have an increased risk for low sperm count and infertility.

Prenatal Drug Exposure

If You Snorted Cocaine While Pregnant, Your Baby's Cry Could Show It

By | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:00

The damage caused by prenatal cocaine exposure could be diagnosed using a certain acoustic characteristic of an infant's cry, known as "hyperphonation."

Calorie Counter

Your Brain's Built-In Calorie Counter Knows You Want Junk Food

By | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:20

Just by looking at food, your brain can tell you how bad of a dieting decision you're making, using an internal calorie counter.

Gym Etiquette

The Dos And Don'ts Of Gym Etiquette

By | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:30

Here are some of the dos and don'ts of working out in a public space.

Eggs

Ladies, Your Eggs Could Be Tied To Heart Disease Risk

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 14:17

A woman's egg count and the length of her telomeres could be used to diagnose her risk of developing heart disease before menopause.

Sleeping Beauty

'Sleeping Beauty' Can't Stay Awake For More Than 2 Hours A Day [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:51

A woman in the UK, dubbed the British "Sleeping Beauty," only gets two hours a day to live a normal life due to Kleine-Levin syndrome.

Binge Drinking

From Social Drinker To Alcoholic, In One Flip Of A Switch

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 04:00

A research team from UCSF has identified changes in the brain that lead from moderate alcohol consumption to binge drinking.

Soda

Even One Soda A Day Changes How Your Cells Age

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:11

Drinking one soda each day can shorten a white blood cell's telomere, which is often linked to human lifespan.

Hazmat Suit Removal

This Is How You Take Off An Ebola Hazmat Suit [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:53

These health care professionals walk us through the appropriate steps for taking off a hazmat suit after treating a patient infected with Ebola.

Children's Medication

Every 8 Minutes A Parent Messes Up Their Kids' Meds

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:36

Over 60,000 children experience an out-of-hospital medication error every year as a result of being given their medication twice, incorrect dosage, or receiving the wrong medication.

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