Poet and teacher Laurie Lambeth discusses her perspective on the ever-changing normals of life with the constant reminder that "physical ability is tenuous at best."
A key brain chemical could hold the key to treating anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder
Corporate social responsibility campaigns subtly shift "responsibility" for healthfulness onto the consumer and away from companies' fattening products.
In a study on mice, researchers found that metabolism is linked to the time of day. Eating late, when your system's slowed down, may lead to weight gain.
A new study finds some health benefits lurking in the body's spare tire.
When a leading Alzheimer's pharmaceutical developer is diagnosed with the disease herself, it's a kick to the gut.
You can't see them, but your home away from home is likely teeming with microbes.
In a preliminary presentation of new research, doctors said a nasal spray containing the hormone helped activate "social" regions of the brain.
In fact, it may help prevent cognitive decline like that other evil of the modern age: exercise.
A survey of severe brain injuries in football shows two major, interrelated trends.
For one scientist, studying cancer suddenly got very personal.
The good news is that their coverage levels will have to go up under the Affordable Care Act.
A review of recent research shows that people are kinder to themselves and others when they're thinking about their own mortality.
New research finds a link between physical activity and cognitive ability.
It's difficult to separate the (positive or negative) experience of receiving medical care from the medical interventions themselves.
And now a team of researchers find that "social jet lag" may also be linked with higher obesity rates.
Recent science has shown how important our minds are to our bodies, but they also reveal how difficult it is to define and promote happiness.
When should a patient consider themselves fully healed? Oncologist Mark A. Lewis explains that treating a health problem doesn't necessarily mean fixing it.
At a time when kids are maturing emotionally and physically, it's important to set up good nutrition habits for the future.
New research finds young people are more anxious than their elders -- but they're even less well-equipped to handle the pressure.