New Painkiller as ‘Effective as Morphine,’ but Without the Side Effects

Scientists found a compound that could help them create an opioid painkiller rivaling morphine, but without the side effects and addictive properties.


Most Kids Lack Ideal Cardiovascular Health: What do we Do?

A new report shows that many children lack ideal cardiovascular health, due to poor diet and a lack of physical activity, leading to health problems later.


This is Absolutely Key to Being Immune to Stress

A new study shows that older adults who have a positive view of aging handle stress better than those who see getting older as a negative thing.


Study: This Lifestyle Factor Could Age Your Brain by 10 Years

Researchers at the University of Cambridge are warning that being overweight in middle age may age your brain by 10 years.


30 Minutes of Reading a Day Could Add Years to Your Life

In a new study, people who read a book for about 30 minutes a day were found to live approximately 2 years longer than those who didn’t read at all.


Boost Your Memory by Doing This Soon After Studying

Exercise has long been associated with good brain health, but a new study shows that working out shortly after studying may help you retain memories.


Another Study Proves This Simple Activity Rejuvenates the Brain

Brain scans and questionnaires give confirmation that walking in nature elevates mood and cognitive functioning, and lessens depression and stress.


Implant that Weans Addicts off Opioids Wins FDA Approval

A new implant designed to help people wean off of heroin and other opioid drugs has been approved by the FDA and could be available in a month.


Doctors in Australia Ordered to Prescribe Fewer Antidepressants

Antidepressants don’t work in 40% of Australians who take the drugs, and doctors are being told to hand out fewer prescriptions.


New Study Finds World is in Throws of a “Global Sleep Crisis”

Lack of sleep, or too much of it, has been linked to diabetes, heart disease, and other health problems. Researchers say we’re in a “global sleep crisis.”


Opioid Addicts Get Cheap Highs from Drugs Like Imodium A-D

People who are addicted to opioids are taking dangerously high doses of anti-diarrheal meds like Imodium A-D to battle withdrawal, or to get high.


Study Says Acetaminophen ‘Not Clinically Effective’ for Osteoarthritis Pain

A recent study in The Lancet shows Tylenol is nearly useless in treating osteoarthritis pain, but there are many other safer therapies.


Study Reveals How Food Labels Make Us Buy Certain Products

Some researchers say that they have discovered a way to get people to eat healthier – just do not use the word “healthy” on food packages.


The Truth About ‘Being Positive’ Revealed

Millions of people are on a journey to become more positive in their lives, but there’s a deep truth behind the social media-driven push towards positivity that most people aren’t talking about.


Doing This Could Prevent Mental Decline by Up to 32%!

Reading is brain-healthy. It forces us to think and imagine, reduces memory loss by as much as 32 percent, and gives useful and information besides.


This Simple Activity Offers Surprising Health Benefits

Knitting yields beautiful products and reduces stress, pain, anorexia nervosa, and depression even as it heightens memory and fine motor skills.


Video: The TRUTH About Christmas, Holidays, and Giving

In this video, Anthony Gucciardi breaks down the truth about Christmas and all holidays, explaining how the holiday spirit should extend to every day.