When their parents talk to them about their weight, adolescents are more likely to develop unhealthy eating behaviors. Better to focus on talking about healthy foods
How national trauma impacts public health
Sweating for 20 minutes a day doesn't seem to be better than 80 minutes every four days.
Even when they're not texting, just talking on the phone puts pedestrians at risk.
Kids whose mothers drank "moderately" scored just as well on a balance test at age ten. This adds to a growing body of evidence that women may not have to stay away from all alcohol during pregnancy.
People who were hospitalized for an infection were 62 percent more likely to later develop a mood disorder.
A large, long study found that children had worse academic outcomes after being treated with one particular stimulant.
Women had a lower rate of serious complications when they chose to give birth at home instead of in a hospital.
Readers scored the same on comprehension tests regardless of the medium.
Irregular heartbeats were more common among the top performers in an extreme cross-country ski race.
You're supposed to spend long enough to sing "Happy Birthday" twice.
People with depression are at a 32 times increased risk, while social factors are more closely associated with suicide in men than in women.
Pre-regatta rowers were more likely to agree with Carl Sagan that "in a demon-haunted world, science is a candle in the dark."
People's skin aged less with the use of sunscreen every day, rain or shine.
College men are somewhat more reasonable when they've slept.
After spending five minutes looking at their own profiles, students did significantly worse on a simple math test.
By altering serotonin in their brains, researchers caused female mice to prefer to mount and sniff the genitals of other females.
We still underestimate how many calories we're getting at most fast food restaurants. The effect is most drastic at Subway, where a marketing "health halo" seems responsible.
Coffee, tea, beer, and wine seem to make kidney stones less likely.
Clenching a hand increases focal brain activity. Make sure to do it correctly, though.