The Newport Folk Festival, held last weekend in Rhode Island, keeps traditions alive while simultaneously pushing the boundaries of what "folk" means as a genre.
Improbably enough, people who are better able to resist impulses report being more satisfied with their lives.
A way to control your brain that doesn't involve drilling holes in your skull
People who thought stress was negatively affecting their health were twice as likely to have heart attacks, regardless of how much stress they actually experienced. ... Is this article only making the problem worse?
Students who sniffed oxytocin ("the love hormone") were more likely to maintain trust in others after getting their feelings hurt.
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.
No more waiting around to publish an interesting finding in a medical journal
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.
We'll know Arrested Development's new season has succeeded when its catchphrases become ubiquitous as the old ones did.
Pre-regatta rowers were more likely to agree with Carl Sagan that "in a demon-haunted world, science is a candle in the dark."