Actress Felicity Huffman says that following a probiotic regimen has kept her life running smoothly, both personally and professionally.
Close friendships in your teen years provide long-lasting mental health benefits, from lower anxiety to greater self-confidence.
According to several new studies, practicing yoga multiple times a week can be an effective treatment for depression, along with using traditional remedies.
A new study finds that older adults who consume alcohol moderately on a regular basis are more likely to live to age 85 without dementia or other cognitive impairments than nondrinkers.
A man’s marital status may be linked to his pants size. According to a new study published in the journal Social Science and Medicine, married men have a higher body mass index (BMI) compared to single men, with the average husband weighing three pounds more than the typical bachelor. Marriage leads
One study showed an association of dark-hued hair dyes with a 51 percent increased overall risk of developing breast cancer among African-American women.
In order to measure the physical activity levels among various age groups, researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health compiled data from 12,529 participants who were instructed to wear tracking devices for seven straight days, removing them for only bathing and sleeping. 20-somethings
To test these establishments' practices, researchers posed as teenagers and phoned tanning salons in the states that have banned indoor tanning to minors.
Researchers from the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice have found that affluent people tend to have higher rates of cancer.
A new study shows the impact of models on women’s psychological health. The researchers gathered 49 college-aged women — all of whom reported a desire to be thinner — and instructed them to view images of thin, average, and plus-size fashion models on a TV screen. After looking at each image, the volunteers
Here's how to get the most accurate readings from your home blood pressure device, so you don't have to rely on an occasional in-office reading.
If you’re forcing yourself to eat whole wheat bread because it’s healthier, we may have some good news for you. According to research published in the journal Cell Metabolism, investigators from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel found that people have varied reactions in blood sugar levels
The granddaughter of country music legend Loretta Lynn, Tayla Lynn, posted on her social media accounts that she is celebrating four years of sobriety — for the second time.
Add a safe hair style to your list of summer safety tips. The Telegraph reported on a terrifying incident that took place over Easter about a six-year-old girl, Darcey, who was trapped underwater for two minutes in a hotel swimming pool after her hair became entangled in the filter. Once the child
According to the American Journal of Emergency Medicine, about 13 U.S. kids daily get emergency treatment for a lawn mower-related injury, or nearly 4,800 children each year.
Researchers have discovered that one specific type of cancer is “remarkably more dependent” on sugar for its energy supply, as compared with other cancers.
A new report from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) states that vigorous exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of breast cancer in both pre- and post-menopausal women. The link between vigorous exercise and breast cancer prevention was “
Two types of skin cancer are on the rise. Over a 10-year period, the number of diagnoses of two nonmelanoma skin cancers has increased at an alarming rate.
Eat more salt and you may burn more calories, to judge from a new study. But that doesn’t mean salt should be seen as a weight loss food.
She posted these pictures because she decided it was time to speak her truth — that she suffers from a hair-pulling disorder called trichotillomania.
An Instagram post by fitness model Ashley Horner skyrocketed faster than usual, with more than 10,000 likes, probably due to its being so relatable.