Health Archive
23 April 2014, 02:05 AM ET
High in vitamin C and potassium, oranges may boost your immune system, improve your skin and reduce the risks of cancer.
23 April 2014, 01:16 AM ET
Train in cold, compete in heat — how do you avoid injury?
22 April 2014, 05:32 PM ET
In healthy people, seeing an enlarged hand lessened the subjective experience of pain.
22 April 2014, 02:12 PM ET
It's that time of year again — pollen is in the air, the sun is shining and spring is all around. And that means, lots of sneezing.
22 April 2014, 01:31 PM ET
More than two-thirds of Americans support mandated coverage of birth control in health plans, survey finds.
22 April 2014, 12:05 PM ET
Sports like Lacrosse and Soccer span over 2 different seasons and which can be hard on the human body. Dr. James Borchers from Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center explains what athletes can do to stay on the field.
22 April 2014, 11:54 AM ET
You may think you know your stuff when it comes to pooping and your health, but misconceptions are common. Here's the truth about poop and your health.
22 April 2014, 02:30 AM ET
Bananas are packed with nutrients and are good for your heart, your eyes, your diet and your mood.
22 April 2014, 01:34 AM ET
Our eyes detect light by converting it into electrochemical impulses. These are detected by brain and used to see but also to detect movement. How the brain processes visual information such as motion can lead to insights into autism.
22 April 2014, 12:42 AM ET
Most people who think they have the flu, don’t. And some people who think they have a cold, really have the flu. So what is the difference between a cold and the flu? And does it matter?
21 April 2014, 06:22 PM ET
Middle-aged and older adults who take daytime naps may be at increased risk of dying, a new study from England suggests.
21 April 2014, 05:48 PM ET
The Polar H7 is a heart rate sensor that measures the heart rate and sends real-time information to mobile apps. I used it for a couple of days to see how it performs in several categories.
21 April 2014, 03:51 PM ET
This year's long, brutal winter may mean the country's headed for pollen eruption and a harsh allergy season in the spring, doctors say.
21 April 2014, 03:17 PM ET
As joyful and gorgeous it may be, spring brings its own share of seasonal maladies, and nothing can kill the buzz of spring like an allergy or a bacterial infection. Here are a few things you should watch out for this season.
21 April 2014, 03:01 PM ET
The 16-year-old boy who survived a flight across the Pacific Ocean stowed away in an airplane's wheel well has everyone wondering just how he achieved this remarkable feat.
21 April 2014, 01:28 PM ET
In a move that was likely to sow panic among parents of teenagers, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved the sale of Palcohol, a powdered alcohol. Now, it appears that approval has been rescinded.
21 April 2014, 12:00 PM ET
Plan to buy a fitness tracker like the Basis Carbon Steel or Jawbone Up 24? Check out LiveScience's in-depth reviews before making a purchase.
20 April 2014, 05:45 PM ET
A beautiful country and a nation of wonderful, creative and vibrant people - the film aims to highlight some of the successes and challenges of global cancer care in low and middle-income nations.
19 April 2014, 11:02 AM ET
On Easter Sunday, Christians around the world will celebrate Jesus Christ's resurrection, in which, according to the New Testament, Christ rose from the dead after his crucifixion.
18 April 2014, 05:48 PM ET
Studies of brain scans of pot smokers found that the density of brain matter was increased in the pleasure centers of the brain.
18 April 2014, 04:40 PM ET
For the international day of celebrating all things weed, April 20, here are some quick facts about this controversial, mind-altering plant.
18 April 2014, 04:00 PM ET
Why is nutritionist Katherine Tallmadge being attacked by conservatives?
18 April 2014, 02:57 PM ET
Everyone knows the feeling: it begins with that insidious tickle in the back of your nose, then comes the gasping intake of breath and the final, cathartic blast: a sneeze.
18 April 2014, 02:20 PM ET
Although texting and talking on the phone can be hazardous for young drivers, old-fashioned distractions such as loud conversations and rowdy passengers may be more likely to lead to car crashes, a new study suggests.
18 April 2014, 12:59 PM ET
Although forgetting is normal and vital to how the brain works, it sometimes happens in strange or unexplained ways.
18 April 2014, 12:23 PM ET
The start of spring signals many things, one of which is the start of allergy season.
18 April 2014, 12:13 PM ET
Women with mutations in the BRCA1 gene are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer. Early research suggests that existing drugs may help prevent this type of breast cancer.
18 April 2014, 09:04 AM ET
When U.S. Navy hospital corpsman Marshall Peters returned from a tour of duty in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in 2010, he couldn't sleep. He felt depressed and anxious, and hated being around crowds or loud noises.
18 April 2014, 09:03 AM ET
Warrior Canine Connection utilizes the healing power of the human-animal bond to help Warriors in recovery from post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury.
17 April 2014, 09:37 PM ET
People taking fish oil supplements, or any type of supplements, should know why they're taking them, and what the risks are.
17 April 2014, 08:53 PM ET
People who used a fitness tracker to help their weight loss efforts lost more weight and kept it off, compared with people who didn't use the devices, a new study shows.
17 April 2014, 05:23 PM ET
Knowledge of basic life processes can pave the way for medical advances and more.
17 April 2014, 05:14 PM ET
Monitoring flu-related Wikipedia hits may help scientists estimate the severity of a flu season, according to a new study.
17 April 2014, 05:06 PM ET
A new oral medication to treat ragweed allergies has been approved by the food and drug administration, the agency announced today.
17 April 2014, 04:11 PM ET
Officials in Portland, Ore., are flushing 38 million gallons of public drinking water after a 19-year-old was caught on camera urinating into an open reservoir on Wednesday (April 16).
17 April 2014, 02:35 PM ET
There is some research that indicates meditation may help with allergies, anxiety, asthma and other conditions.