HealthDay News After months in space, the muscles supporting an astronaut's spine shrink, and back on Earth they don't return to normal for several weeks, a new study finds.
HealthDay News Earthquakes, floods and other natural disasters may raise dementia risk for seniors forced to leave their homes, a new study suggests.
Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News Close to three-quarters of American teenagers believe e-cigarettes are less harmful or addictive than real cigarettes, a new study finds.
Ryan MaassSHEFFIELD, England, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Students from the University of Sheffield have developed a device that provides personalized diagnostics for viral and bacterial infections.
HealthDay News Infants who ride in an adult's lap on airline flights are at greater risk for injuries than other children, a new study finds.
Stress creates a hormone known as Adamts1. This makes fat cells more mature and explains why it can cause obesity, researchers from Stanford University believe.
We have a tendency to create happiness goals for ourselves in the context of the future: Once some event takes place, we will be happy. But really, happiness should be on today’s to-d
(SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) When the Affordable Care Act was signed into law by President Obama on March 23rd, 2010, one of the most promising underlying tenets of the law was that you, as an America
For SELF, by Alexa Tucker.
From HIIT to plyometrics, understanding these phrases will improve every workout.
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What you need to know on who will be affected and what can be done about it.
A new line of shirts for dads is offering a refreshing perspective on fatherhood.
This month, dad and Huffington Post blogger Mike Reynolds launched a line of T-shirts and sweatshirts featuring p
Youngsters born to severely obese women had a higher chance of hyperactivity and sleep problems, researchers from the universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Helsinki, Finland, found.
HealthDay News Doctors should provide breastfeeding support and guidance to new mothers and pregnant women, an expert panel says.
I often still feel like a spring chicken, but I'm coming to realize I'm really just an old hen. So this column is to prepare all of my readers who, if they are lucky enough, also reach 90.
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(Reuters) - Microsoft founder Bill Gates through his foundation has donated $210 million to an initiative based at the University of Washington in Seattle aimed at improving people's health around the
LONDON - The World Health Organization's cancer agency - which is facing criticism over how it classifies carcinogens - advised academic experts on one of its review panels not to disclose documents t
HealthDay News While a birthing pool during the early stages of labor may offer some advantages, women should not deliver their baby in the water, new guidelines advise.
Simon Constable explains.
If you want to win in the weight loss game, you already know to dial down the sugary drinks. But new research confirms you should also let go of diet soda.
In a new study published in the journal
There is a new regulation in New York that will forbid the state’s 126 birthing hospitals from giving out formula goodie bags, which usually include marketing materials and samples, to new pare
The latest research shows that terminally ill patients who seek aid in dying are less concerned about pain than about controlling the way they exit the world
Ryan MaassUPPSALA, Sweden, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- A clinical study conducted by Uppsala University researchers suggests limiting sleep may reduce levels of bacterial species in the gut.
James Brown, a lecturer in biology at Aston University, Birmingham, says meat-free diets can reduce the risk of developing health problems high blood pressure and even cancer.
An average of almost 1,900 people with malaria moved to Britain each year over the last decade, researchers from the University of Southampton found
The report, by France's ASEF health association, noted that only extremely low levels of the compounds found in the chemical petrolatum, were present in the nappies.
Originally published by the World Bank Group: https://blogs.worldbank.org/health/uruguay-giant-leap-prevent-tobacco-assisted-suicide
co-authored with Patricio V. Marquez
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The parents of a nine-month-old boy face child-neglect and drug charges after the infant came into contact with what police believe was fentanyl powd
Winnipeg police are set to release more details about arrests in connection with the rescue of an infant who may have come into contact with fentanyl
By Adam Hurly for GQ.
These upright exercises are downright effective. Best part: not a single sit-up required.
1. BATTLE ROPES
“Battle ropes, sometimes called ‘undulation ropes,’ are amazing for co
Ever wonder what it would be like if a device could decode your thoughts into actual speech or written words? While this might enhance the capabilities of already existing speech interfaces with devic
Many injuries and deaths associated with medical devices uncovered at 17 hospitals should have been reported and were not, U.S. regulator says.
Calling all Canadians to have your voices heard in the creation of a New Canada’s Food Guide as part of a Healthy Eating Strategy for Canada
Here’s what we know about workplace stress: almost all of us feel it at some point, and sometimes that’s a good thing. A little bit of pressure can help you meet a deadline, prepar
When Dr. C. William Keck sat down to write an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine, imploring Congress to end the United States’ Cuba embargo so that Cuban and American re