Health Archive
21 April 2016, 05:40 PM ET
If you've ever had a hard time sleeping on the first night in a new place, a new study may offer you an explanation: One half of your brain stays more awake than the other.
21 April 2016, 03:41 PM ET
What do astronauts do when they get their periods?
21 April 2016, 03:10 PM ET
People often underestimate how deadly the common virus can be.
21 April 2016, 01:12 PM ET
A new study finds that people tend to pick food that's higher in calories (and less healthy) when speaking out loud, as opposed to when they choose nonverbally.
21 April 2016, 11:50 AM ET
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) was used to stimulate an area of the brain known to be associated with creativity.
21 April 2016, 09:30 AM ET
If you don't look up for the job, you may not get it.
21 April 2016, 01:36 AM ET
Science rests on data, of that there can be no doubt.
20 April 2016, 01:58 PM ET
Life expectancy for white women in the U.S. has dropped for the second time in recent years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
20 April 2016, 01:22 PM ET
How different diets fire up — or dampen down — inflammation in the gut.
20 April 2016, 12:41 AM ET
Cantaloupes are packed with vitamins A and C, and since they have high water content, they are low in calories.
20 April 2016, 12:30 AM ET
Bedwetting is common among young children. If it continues past age 7, there may be an underlying problem, and medical attention is recommended.
19 April 2016, 06:52 PM ET
How does your height affect your risk of cancer?
19 April 2016, 06:32 PM ET
Does an aspirin a day keep brain cancer away?
19 April 2016, 05:30 PM ET
From heart disease to diabetes, we count down the top 10 leading causes of death in the United States
19 April 2016, 12:37 PM ET
Having a lot of green around your home might help you live longer, according to a new study of more than 100,000 U.S. women.
19 April 2016, 12:17 PM ET
Yup, there's more good news for coffee lovers.
19 April 2016, 11:58 AM ET
What's the healthiest way to cook fish?
18 April 2016, 06:05 PM ET
The hallucinogen found in magic mushrooms may help ease the pain of rejection or social exclusion, a small new study suggests.
18 April 2016, 04:44 PM ET
When it comes to colon cancer risk, should you go nuts?
18 April 2016, 03:26 PM ET
Money can't buy you love, the old saying goes. But does science say otherwise?
18 April 2016, 03:06 PM ET
The age at which people first have sex is largely influenced by social factors, but genes play a role too.
18 April 2016, 08:45 AM ET
Which day will it be?
15 April 2016, 06:16 PM ET
A new study looks at whether kids really are more hyper and sleep less on nights with a full moon. Here's what it found.
15 April 2016, 05:52 PM ET
A new study suggests another reason to avoid fast food.
15 April 2016, 02:15 PM ET
What's causing those lumps and bumps on your hips and thighs?
15 April 2016, 01:27 PM ET
An outbreak of a rare bacterial illness that first appeared in Wisconsin has now popped up in two nearby states, officials say.
15 April 2016, 07:17 AM ET
Find out how to keep those pesky mosquitoes and ticks from feasting on your skin this summer.
14 April 2016, 11:38 PM ET
A number of different things can affect the color of your teeth and turn them yellow.
14 April 2016, 04:05 PM ET
Can a skin condition shed light on what's going on inside your blood vessels?
14 April 2016, 01:04 PM ET
A new technique reprograms people's fat to become mature pancreatic beta cells, the cells that regulate how sugar from food is turned into fuel for cells.
14 April 2016, 07:52 AM ET
Sorry not sorry? Here's how to fix that.
13 April 2016, 08:18 PM ET
Flesh-eating bacteria refers to any of several strains of bacteria that can cause necrotizing fasciitis, a severe infection that destroys muscles, skin and tissue.