Those who eat at restaurants, cafeterias, and fast-food joints are more likely to have elevated levels of potentially harmful chemicals called phthalates in their body, according to a study of 10,000 people published in Environment International.
A new study finds evidence that medical marijuana could be used to reduce the chances of relapse among those struggling with alcoholism and drug addiction.
Mallory Lubbock, 26, from Iowa took to Facebook to share a series of images she took of her face that show her recent experience dealing with a cancer scare.
Persistent bloating should raise a red flag and warrants a doctor visit to screen yourself for ovarian cancer.
Any well-versed French fry connoisseur will know that there are a lot of deep-fried potatoes out there. Others travel to the far corners of the Earth for the best "pomme frites.” But even the most elite of all fry experts will agree: McDonald’s has some of the best. According to a recent study conducted by researchers at Yokohama National University in Japan, an ingredient used in McDonald's beloved potato sticks could potentially help cure baldness.
According to new research, too much exposure to high-energy visible light (which is radiated from phones and laptops) can accelerate the aging process.
Transgender patients are typically medically underserved. One medical school is finding better ways to train doctors in transgender medicine.
In it, a group of adolescent health experts contend that adolescence, the phase of life between childhood and adulthood, should stretch from 10 years of age to 24,
A new study shows that putting pen to paper before bed can help you stress less and get a better night's sleep.
A new study shows the positive impact that a viral selfie can have — namely, raising awareness about important health issues like skin cancer in a relatable, powerful way.
A new study reveals that some men perceive a woman’s interest in them as consent for sex, misinterpreting a woman’s sexual intentions.
Now, a new study suggests that nearly half of the country’s cancers may be preventable through decisions we make every day. Researchers with the American Cancer Society looked at data on cancer incidence and deaths, finding that 42 percent of cancer cases in the United States -– and nearly half of cancer deaths – are linked to preventable risk factors like cigarette smoking, exposure to secondhand smoke, excess body weight, alcohol intake and dietary choices. Cigarette smoking, in particular, was connected to far more cancer cases and deaths than any other single risk factor, accounting for 19 percent of cancer cases and 28.8 percent of deaths.
A study shows there are four different "vinotypes" and that people should pick wines they like, rather than always going with what a server recommends.
A new study has found a surprising factor might be an important part of a larger recipe for aging brain health: maintaining close friendships.
Some people forget to apply sunscreen all around the eye area and across the bridge of their nose, which puts them at risk for skin cancer.
A new study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology shows that being easy on the eyes doesn’t mean it’s easy to get any job you want.