Public health researchers continue to probe the consequences of the American natural gas boom.
Another study shows that sitting is really, really, really bad for your health. Please, just get a standup desk!
A small but measurable increase in the risk of fatal car crashes occurs on or around April 15, most likely due to stress.
An 11-year study of natives of Spain found no link between fried food consumption and heart disease, but it raises a lot of new questions.
A small study of just 20 people has produced some interesting results about how different aromas can affect human performance.
We know that exposure to air pollution over the long term is bad for the heart, but a study from the Paris Cardiovascular Research Center has finally linked short-term exposure to problems.
No. But, according to a string of new studies, it's not clear if being rich increases unethical behavior or if such behavior is what allows people to become rich in the first place.
A host of new experiments show how good intentions can add to life: Food tastes better, pain hurts less, and pleasure is more pleasant when we see people as benevolent.
The hormone makes people more egocentric and dramatically reduces cooperation between people, according to a new study of females.
You're not immune to the messages on signs. A new study out of New York City found that just posting a note to "burn calories, not electricity" could boost staircase use dramatically.
Many new studies of our brain and how it works are painting overly simplistic pictures, leading us to believe things are simpler than they are.
Deeply affected by the death of a teenager who didn't hear a train coming down the tracks, a pediatrician rounded up similar accidents.
Whether you're looking to lose weight or stop smoking, studies clearly show that it's easier to stick to a plan with a friend by your side.
Most people don't take well to negativity -- in real life or online. Negative posts rarely receive responses and only add to dislike of the poster.
When it comes to mood disorders, treatments that have both medical and psychological components seem to work best, keeping what psychologists call spontaneous recovery at bay.
Overeating could double the risk of cognitive impairment, or a decline in mental abilities, according to a study from the Mayo Clinic.
Even the gaze of a complete stranger makes us feel more connected, according to a study at Purdue University. And feeling connected can make you feel better and add years to your life.
Desktops and laptops have been around long enough for usage guidelines to be established, but not so with tablets, which strain users.
Because false positives and false negatives are common, it's recommended that children only undergo allergy tests when absolutely needed.
PFCs, found in pizza boxes, fast-food wrappers, popcorn bags, certain clothing, and more, have been tied to a lower level of antibodies in kids.