What the Top 10 Foods on Twitter Say About America’s Health and Habits

Researchers studied mentions of food on Twitter to discover Americans’ relationship with food. Here are the top 10 food and beverage tweets, in order.

Finland: This is How Much Exercise Kids Need

The Finnish government has recently introduced physical fitness guidelines, stating that children need at least 3 hours of exercise per day.

Automated Insulin System Approved for People with Type 1 Diabetes

The world’s first “artificial pancreas” has been approved by the FDA for people with Type 1 diabetes. Will life now be easier for diabetics?

Muscle Confusion Remains Popular, But is Argued to be a Myth

Some experts purport that muscle confusion, an exercise technique used to stimulate muscle growth, does not actually work.

Exercise in Old Age Essential for Reducing Disability, Regaining Independence

A new study shows how physical activity – especially walking – can help older adults recover from disability and regain their independence.

Study: Everyone Can Squash This 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. suffer a stroke each year, but a new study suggests that more than 90% of strokes are preventable.

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.

Moms: Exercise in Pregnancy is Good for Healthy Mom and Baby

New studies show that exercise is actually a great way for mother and baby to stay fit and keep the pregnancy as healthy as possible.

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.

Study: This Activity may Cut Your Risk of 13 Types of Cancer!

A new study of more than 1 million people shows that physical exercise cuts your risk of 13 types of cancer. Time to get moving!

Survey: U.S. Prison Inmates go Outside more than 33% of Kids in the UK

The UN requires that inmates in maximum security prisons get 1 hour of outdoor time, but some parents say they can’t even force their kids to play outside.

This Country’s Teen Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

Higher tobacco prices, new policies, new attitudes decrease smoking rates among teens. Exercise, herbals, acupuncture, yoga can all help smokers to quit.

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 Claims to Have Found Cancer’s Achilles Heel

Though healthy natural immunity is the best bet against cancer, researchers say they have found cancer’s Achilles Heel and are able to “steer” the immune system to kill cancers.

6 Tips to Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner Without Getting Stuffed

Avoid weight gain this Thanksgiving by following these simple suggestions to enjoy the holiday without completely stuffing yourself.

Aerobic Exercise Affects the Brain Much Like Marijuana Does

Researchers say that the same euphoric feeling that comes with smoking marijuana can be achieved through running and other forms of aerobic exercise.

Sit a Lot at Work? Fidgeting Could Help you Stay Healthy

Fidgeting may reduce the risk of all-cause mortality associated with excessive sitting time, a recent study has concluded.