Over the course of my life, I have been given no fewer than five different diagnoses for mental illnesses, under the …
Chlorine is supposed to take care of most of the microbes floating around in pools, but human waste, it seems, is stubbornly resistant to being sanitized.
If you’re looking to revamp your workout, just add water. Trust us, your body will feel the difference.
Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, eloquently described life from the perspective of someone living with autism in her memoir, Thinking in Pictures, which served as the basis for an …
There’s no positive side to developing skin cancer, but the latest research ties certain forms of the disease to a reduced risk of dementia.
Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, was one of the first autistic people to chronicle her life with the condition— and is now a bestselling author and well known for her innovative …
“Rock Hard” and similar so-called “natural” supplements for men often contain potentially dangerous drugs — some of which have never been tested on animals, let alone humans.
Two drugs used to treat osteoporosis may be better than either alone in maintaining bone density.
Social media is all about seeing and being seen, so it’s not surprising that the ubiquity and frequency of posts are fueling our vanity.
Angelina Jolie has never lacked for influence. When she adopted a baby from Ethiopia, inquiries at U.S. adoption agencies about other Ethiopian orphans doubled. When she named other children Vivienne or Maddox, those names shot …
It’s been 17 years since Dolly the sheep was cloned from a mammary cell. And now scientists applied the same technique to make the first embryonic-stem-cell lines from human skin cells.
Just because you choose the non-smoking hotel room doesn’t mean you’re completely protecting yourself from exposure.
The government wants to drop the blood alcohol limit for being legally drunk in order to avoid drunk driving fatalities.
Genetic testing can be both a boon and a curse, experts say, since more information often means more, and often confusing, options.
The actress made the difficult decision to remove both her breasts before she developed breast cancer, but her genetic makeup means her children may be at increased risk of the disease as well.
Tuesday’s announcement by Angelina Jolie, that she elected for a double mastectomy in the face of overwhelming odds that she would develop breast cancer, made headlines around the world. We look back at other luminaries that have …