Researchers have found that the genes active in a person’s belly fat are significantly different from those in her thigh fat. Here's what that means.
Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works -- sharing her ability to "think in pictures," which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss.
Think about a person in your life it feels good to spend time with: a friend, family member, partner/spouse, coworker or even a neighbor. Do you usually walk away feeling like you had more energy -- or even happy?
What time you go to bed, and how long you sleep at a time, might actually make a difference in how much you worry.
Hoping to lose weight? Exercise by itself isn't always enough to take off those extra pounds. Now, research helps to explain why.
Bounce houses, bouncy castles and other inflatables are incredibly popular, but safety's an issue. Lots of kids bounce themselves into the Emergency Room.
A comparison of two different fitness routines shows that both can have an anti-aging effect on the brain in seniors -- but only dancing gives rise to a measurable difference in behavior.
Mothers who experience significant prenatal stress may have to deal with a lot more stress in years to come, as they might unintentionally be increasing their child's future risk for behavioral issues.
What if the common restaurant kids' menu had never been invented?
With so many different things on our plates, it's no wonder that more people are reporting feeling overwhelmed. But if you're not careful, that can quickly turn into burnout.
If you realize you are dreading checkups because you don't like your doctor, or you don't particularly trust his judgment, can you change prenatal caregivers - even during your pregnancy?
Among the unimaginable dilemmas that can arise when someone is faced with a terminal illness are seemingly mundane ones -- "Do I replace the broken dryer?" or even, "Do I buy a new winter coat?" Here is some a... Read more...
Here, a doctor she shares her personal reflections of the journey up Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa, and what helped her achieve success.
Many home remedies may actually do more harm than good when it comes to kidney stones and the reasons why your body formed them. Here's a look at some of the myths and the truths.
Research demonstrates that weight stigma leads to psychological stress, which can lead to poor physical and psychological health outcomes for obese people.
There's nothing like the handmade beauty of an intricate quilt, knitted sweater, beaded jewelry or other craft. Unfortunately, those hours of repetitive motion can take a toll on your body. Here are some tips.
When time is tight at both work and home, take advantage of breaks built into your work day to fit in a little movement. Here are a few ways you can do just that.
A study shows that when parents are partners in therapy with their autistic children, they experience improvements in their own depression and emotional regulation.
What happens at a party doesn't just stay at the party. In fact, heavy alcohol use or binge drinking during adolescence can actually alter brain structures and function.
Assuming you don't buy products with bisphenol A, you should be able to avoid BPA exposure, right?
Chances are you've seen maca, açai, protein powder and a variety of other nutritional supplements. But can these fancy foods actually improve your health?
Just when you thought you didn't have any more excuses to nibble a little chocolate, a new study comes out to suggest that maybe you do.
You play it safe, so how can a young child drown in the pool? Researchers have discovered several common circumstances of at-home drownings.
Does air pollution or hot weather trigger headaches? Researchers wanted to find out.