Teens who are overweight or obese actually eat fewer calories than their healthy-weight peers, a new study finds.
Women who experience a lot of stress during pregnancy have babies that are more likely to be born pre-term, or with low birth weight, a new study says.
Anecdotes and some scientific studies have suggested that women are more likely to go into labor when the air pressure drops. Obstetricians weigh in.
Men are less likely than women to eat enough fruits and veggies every day, and now researchers say they know part of the reason why.
People should use only water that has been boiled, filtered or distilled in neti pots, CDC researchers say.
Feeling stressed out? You may be more likely to slip back into old habits than work toward your goals. Here's why.
People with low intakes of vitamins C and E, and the mineral selenium, may have a higher risk of pancreatic cancer, a new study says.
Nearly a third of workers in the U.S. aren't getting enough sleep, according to a new government report.
A new study suggests that labor does not need to be induced immediately if a pregnant woman's water breaks early, if she is close to full term.
One researcher claims to have found new evidence of the famed orgasmic spot, but other experts are skeptical.
Weight gain, smoking, and drinking during the 20s and 30s influence the age a woman undergoes menopause, a new study says.
Despite new antibotics and treatments, children are just as likely to develop an infection of "flesh-eating bacteria" as they were 10 years ago.
Researchers looked to see which parenting practices were linked with kids drinking less soda, and which practices made little difference.
Pregnant and nursing women who consume caffeine aren't causing their babies to wake up at night, a new study says.
People who exercise vigorously for short amounts of time may be healthier than those who do longer sessions of moderate exercise, a new study says.
People who reported taking vitamins or supplements were more likely to die over a 10-year period than people who didn't take them, a new study from Finland says.
In a new study, people who became parents after age 40 answered the question: What's the optimal age for parenting?
Women who suffer tension headaches, chronic headaches or migraines are more likely than others to have sexual problems, a new study from Italy says.
"Leap year" marriage proposals, where by custom women propose to men, have actually reduced women's power in courtships, new research says.