Physical Health

Heart Disease Deaths Fall, But Not for Younger Adults

Heart-disease deaths have declined nationwide over the past few decades, but these gains have been mostly among adults older than 65, CBS News reports.

For seniors ages 65 and older, deaths from heart disease fell steadily from...

Heart Disease Deaths Fall, But Not for Younger Adults
Emotional Health

Psoriasis May Be Linked to Depression

Having psoriasis, a common auto-immune disorder that causes patches of red, itchy, and scaly skin, could also be related to an increased risk of depression, MedPage Today reports.

Around 16.5 percent of people with psoriasis develop depression,...

Psoriasis May Be Linked to Depression
Emotional Health

Is Your Goth Teen Depressed?

If your teen is going through a goth phase right now, it might be a good time to check for signs of depression or self-harm, TIME reports.

Teens who strongly identify as goths – denoted in part by...

Is Your Goth Teen Depressed?
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These Household Products Can Be Really Unhealthy

Many of the everyday products people use for health and hygiene can be harmful if used incorrectly, while others shouldn’t be used at all, TIME reports. Here are a few:

Loofahs: As comfy as they are, loofahs’...

These Household Products Can Be Really Unhealthy
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Is Pollution Dragging Down Your Kids’ Grades?

Kids exposed to high levels of pollution risk poorer academic performance than their peers in less-polluted areas, a new study from the University of Texas at El Paso suggests.

Independent of family socio-economic status and other factors,...

Is Pollution Dragging Down Your Kids’ Grades?
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Students Get Healthier School Lunches, But Waste Increases

Students are filling up their lunch trays with healthier food, but new research suggests a lot of that food is going straight into the garbage, the ...

Could Vitamin D Deficiency Lead to Multiple Sclerosis?

Getting adequate levels of vitamin D in your diet could help prevent you from developing multiple sclerosis (MS), AFP reports. People who have ...

Mom’s Healthy Diet Could Lower Newborn’s Heart Defect Risk

Women who keep to a healthy diet leading up to pregnancy could significantly reduce their baby’s risk of being born with a congenital heart defect, ...
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Heart Disease Deaths Fall, But Not for Younger Adults

Heart-disease deaths have declined nationwide over the past few decades, but these gains have been mostly among adults older than 65, CBS News ...

These Household Products Can Be Really Unhealthy

Many of the everyday products people use for health and hygiene can be harmful if used incorrectly, while others shouldn’t be used at all, TIME ...

Sorry Partygoers: Drinking Water is No Hangover Cure

Gulping down a glass of water for every alcoholic drink you imbibe is a piece of shopworn folk wisdom for avoiding a painful hangover the next day. ...
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Shared Childcare Means Better Sex for Parents

Here’s a great reason to split child-rearing duties evenly: It’s great for couples’ sex lives, BBC News reports. It’s especially important ...

For Women, Food and Romance Go Together

It’s said that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, but it's women who are truly primed for romance by a good meal, a new study from ...

Don’t Believe the Hype: No Evidence for Internet Harming Kids’ Brains

There is little evidence to support the notion that regular internet usage harms developing adolescent and teen brains, a new editorial in the ...
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How Fitness Strategies Can Improve Your Finances

Healthy body, healthy mind, healthy … wallet? Many of the same strategies you’d use to shape yourself up can be applied to your financial ...

Is Your Fitness App Backed by Science?

A review of the top 100 free and fee-based fitness apps available on Apple iTunes and Google Play found that few are based on scientific research, ...

Is Your Fitness App Backed by Science?

A review of the top 100 free and fee-based fitness apps available on Apple iTunes and Google Play found that few are based on scientific research, ...
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Why It’s So Important to Read to Your Kids

Setting aside time to help your kids grow their vocabulary (say, by reading to them) before they reach kindergarten could set them up for a better ...

Don’t Stress About Your Toddlers in Daycare

Parents sending their toddlers off to daycare can rest easy: There’s little evidence that time spent in daycare increases childhood aggression and ...

Are Parents' Weird Work Schedules Harming their Kids?

Kids whose parents work irregular schedules – think shift-work or on-call duties – may have a greater risk of developmental delays and mental-...

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