When you face surgery, you might have many concerns about going under anesthesia. Will you lose consciousness? How will you feel afterward? Is it safe?
Can you smell "asparagus pee" -- the odor present in urine after people eat asparagus?
The mind is a wonderful thing... but also constantly tries to convince us not to take actions we know are good for us, and stops many life changes.
Self-worth needs to go beyond appearance fin order to nurture a positive body image. Here are five keys.
Want to ace that test tomorrow? Here's a tip: Put down the coffee and get some sleep. Your memory will thank you.
When you're out before sunrise or after sunset, take extra precautions to stay safe when exercising outdoors at night.
Nordic walking - walking with poles - burns more calories than ordinary walking of the same intensity.
Antibiotics have been used so widely and for so long that the infectious organisms they're designed to kill have adapted, making them less effective.
Breastfeeding your newborn should be easy and trouble-free for most mothers. An expert in the field offers a few ways nursing your baby can be made easier.
The popularity of CrossFit workouts prompted the American Council on Exercise to commission a study to evaluate its effectiveness. Here are the results.
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A lack of sleep during pregnancy doesn't just make the mom-to-be tired - it can make labor and delivery tougher, too.
If your loved ones are critical of your weight -- guess what? You're even more likely to put on some extra pounds.
Indigestion, heartburn and stomach cramps usually diminish in just a few hours, but for some people, digestive distress persists, and becomes a concern.
It's that time of year when sensational sweets and tempting treats surround you. Here's how you can survive the holidays without gaining weight.
Seeing someone move an electric toward one of your limbs nerve-wracking. How does a cast saw work without cutting your skin?
Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are the most common types of genetic variation among people.
New research shows that a lack of sleep really can make you sick. Sleeplessness can be directly tied to illnesses, like the common cold.
A goal of bipolar treatment should not just be symptom reduction, but helping the person to make the most of their gifts and abilities.
Something as simple as a regular after-school exercise program has been found to enhance cognition in 7, 8 and 9-year-olds.
For some seriously questionable old-fashioned marital advice from 1861, take a look at one doctor's sex rules for couples.
Centuries ago, explorers searched for a Fountain of Youth. Now, you only have to go to your doctor or drugstore for help to reduce the signs of aging.
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.
Sleep researchers say that kids get better, more age-appropriate rest when there are household rules and regular sleep-wake routines.