By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 07/30/2014 - 17:47
Children who read Harry Potter books were more likely to be empathetic and tolerant of both minorities and refugee groups.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 07/30/2014 - 16:23
Getting struck by lightning is extremely rare, but there is another way to die that is even more unusual.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 07/30/2014 - 15:06
Red Robin's giant meal of a burger has topped the "Xtreme Eating Awards" list of 2014, becoming the fattest meal to be known to man.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 07/30/2014 - 13:15
Old people dancing to this overplayed hit song might make you smile and appreciate the message of the music more than before.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:09
39-year-old Richard Norris has survived a complicated face transplant surgery, and is now the center of media attention — and is even featured on the cover of GQ with his new face spotlighted.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 07/29/2014 - 17:17
In states where marijuana is legal, some pot enthusiasts are taking legalization to the next level and introducing it to their wedding ceremonies as a new form of “open bar.”
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:53
The Ebola outbreak has now spread to Nigeria, where a hospital has been shut down after a patient died from the virus.
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 - 17:06
Trees, especially ones in urban settings, can improve human health by reducing air pollution and preventing respiratory disorders.
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 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 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.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 15:08
Female genital mutilation, or “cutting,” still occurs in countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia — and it’s an outdated practice that’s a violation of women’s rights.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 13:47
The best possible thing you can do for your health is the one most effective treatment for a variety of diseases.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 18:28
Researchers have found that skin lesions that are both itchy and painful are more likely to be a sign of skin cancer.