When a Rush University assistant professor rigged vending machines to make people wait 25 seconds for unhealthy snacks, more people chose healthier foods.
A meta-analysis of numerous studies suggests that drinking alcohol may actually cause seven types of cancer. Maybe we should all cut down a little.
Neuroscience researchers say if you’re the impulsive type, you probably have difficulty walking in somebody else’s shoes, and are probably selfish.
An observational study shows that eating a Mediterranean diet may help people with heart problems more than taking statin drugs.
A new study suggests that people who have kidney cancer who are obese or overweight may survive longer than slimmer people.
A huge new study shows an association between hormonal birth control and clinical depression in women, but critics argue the link is weak.
A new study shows that obesity, excess weight circumference, and Type 2 diabetes increase the risk of liver cancer, both individually and together.
Activists are urging Congress to require schools to test PCB levels following a Harvard study showing that up to 26,000 schools contain toxic levels.
A new study suggests that humans can only live so long, and our species has just about reached its biological limit. Could it be true?
A new study suggests that people who drink beer are happier, less inhibited, and more empathetic toward others. Do you think so?
Researchers have found that eating a plant-based diet may significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes – though you do not have to go vegetarian!
Yes, ramen noodles contain toxic MSG; but there are more unhealthy aspects of these popular prepared food products than you might realize.
When a person quits smoking, the majority of the genetic damage eventually fades. However, a new study suggests that part that damage is permanent.
The number of children born with neonatal abstinence syndrome has dramatically increased. This places a huge burden on Medicare.
After hearing stories of patients who passed kidney stones after riding a Disney World roller coaster, researchers decided to conduct a little experiment.
Researchers in Brazil have found that eating a diet high in citrus can help to lower the risks of diseases related to obesity.
Researchers in England say that 30 minutes of vaping stiffens the aorta as much as 5 minutes of cigarette smoking.