By Peter Sergo | Fri, 12/13/2013 - 18:10
A comparison study in the American Journal of Public Health found that American deep pocket spending in health care doesn't translate into lengthier lifespans as well as in other countries like Germany. The authors emphasize the difference in preventative medicine.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 10/17/2013 - 20:24
Self-reported health assessments were always believed to be biased, but it turns out that doctors' assessments aren't as accurate either. So who's assessments are the most accurate?
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 05/24/2013 - 10:30
Many claims about the benefits of humor have been grossly exaggerated.
By Christie Rizk | Mon, 05/06/2013 - 17:58
By boosting the expression of key gene in fruit flies, researchers were able to increase their lifespans and delay the aging process, a discovery that could translate to humans.
By Makini Brice | Fri, 01/25/2013 - 17:53
Being put on hold seems to be a fact of life for anyone trying to get in touch with a customer service worker at a company.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 12/26/2012 - 15:39
A new study revealed that being hot-tempered and expressing your anger could be a key to enjoying a long and healthy life.
By Christine Hsu | Tue, 12/18/2012 - 15:21
'Tis the season to eat, drink and be jolly, but health experts warn that each day of over-indulgence can cut a several hours off your lifespan.
By Makini Brice | Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:59
Researchers found that not having that ability to sit and stand from the floor during middle age is a fairly reliable predictor of early death.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 12/13/2012 - 10:34
The slower you grow, the longer you live, a new study suggests.
By Christine Hsu | Tue, 11/06/2012 - 13:58
New study linked low levels of vitamin D to longevity, casting doubt on previous research suggesting that people require a certain amount of sun exposure for optimal health.
By Nikki Tucker | Tue, 10/16/2012 - 18:26
Studies demonstrated the probability of humans dying at 72 is the same our ancestors faced at the age of 30.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 09/12/2012 - 15:39
Researchers found that people could lose as much as three years from their lifespan.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 08/29/2012 - 18:20
While cutting calories has been found to improve metabolism, reduce diabetes and cancer risk and build a stronger immune system, a two decade long study debunked a long-held theory that food restriction leads to the fountain of youth.