Child psychologists, psychiatrists, and other experts tell us the dozen things you should avoid doing to help your child develop into a happy, confident, well-rounded little person
A multi-year study has found that the brain's white matter -- fibers connecting cells -- can shift with employment, education, relationships
New research from the University of California, Berkeley found that people who are easily embarrassed are more trustworthy, generous
Instead of banning child-directed advertising, it might be worth the effort to simply encourage the promotion of healthy food choices to kids
Unable to crack the structure of a particular enzyme, researchers turned to a group of experts at Foldit, a game about protein folding
Experts call for better screening methods for donor blood after a study found the babesia parasite has infected at least 159 Americans
Over a 12-month period, more than 1 in 4 Americans will experience some sort of mental health disorder, from anxiety to depression
What would new mothers do differently if given the opportunity for a do-over? Reconsidering circumcision and breastfeeding top the list.
The mind is easy to trick: We think that focus helps to clarify what we're seeing, but a new study proves that it also has the ability to distort
Many of us have started to embrace the use of alternative medicine, but acupuncture, with its qi, yin, and meridians, still raises eyebrows
The Longevity Project followed 1,500 people over their entire life spans and learned a few things about living healthfully in the process
The effect was not enormous, but it was there: Researchers found breastfed children were a few months ahead of bottle-fed children
One of the big problems in medicine is the need to rely on participants' self-reports of their experiences. But researchers say they have come up with a way of measuring pain levels.
Because the side effects are so exceedingly rare, getting the flu shot is really a must-do, particularly for certain groups of people
If you live in a hot climate and do not have air conditioning, you may want to consider keeping your meds in the refrigerator