There is some evidence that drinking a cup of coffee and immediately napping for 30 minutes can make you extra-alert when you wake up.
Tai chi is comparable to cognitive behavioral therapy for treating breast cancer survivors for insomnia and depression, a study shows.
Research shows that even modest weight gain can set a person up for heart failure, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other health problems.
20 million sterile male mosquitoes are being unleashed in Southern California to eradicate diseases, but it doesn’t come without serious risks.
The findings of a recent study suggest that a healthy diet and moderate exercise can help prevent pregnant women from needing a risky C-section.
The EPA quietly approved Monsanto’s new RNAi GMO technology designed to kill western corn rootworms, which have become resistant to Bt toxins.
A diarrhea-inducing parasite is on the increase in public pools and water parks. Learn how Crypto spreads, and how you can protect yourself.
Cancer death rates are decreasing for men, women and children; and survival rates are improving. But are the numbers good enough?
Clostridium difficile bacteria were found in sandboxes on public playgrounds in Madrid, and each sample was found to be antibiotic-resistant.
A recent meta-analysis shows that artificial sweeteners cause weight gain, and increase the risks of serious health problems.
A recent study suggests that being generous not only makes you feel good, it changes the region of the brain associated with happiness and altruism.
A recent survey shows that many Americans don’t know what “healthy” food is, because they don’t have enough facts or they’re given conflicting information.
In a new study, researchers found that teen girls who consumed an “inflammatory diet” were considerably more likely to have breast cancer as adults.
A World Health Organization report states that 1.7 million children under age 5 die each year due to environmental pollution, much of which is preventable.
The Senate Appropriations Committee approved an amendment that would allow VA doctors to recommend and prescribe medical marijuana for veterans.
TEPCO, the company tasked with cleaning up the Fukushima nuclear disaster site, plans to dump 770,000 tons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean.
A recent study suggests that moderate alcohol consumption – up to 1 drink a day for women and up to 2 for men – may protect against some heart conditions.