A new study explores why superstitious rituals — or avoidant behaviors, as the scientists call them — can fend off bad luck.
Convinced that her medication for bipolar disorder clouded her judgment, Homeland’s protagonist began the show’s third season self-medicating with exercise and alternative therapies. And doctors say that decision, along with …
A woman who led DC police on a car chase from the White House to the Capitol suffered from post partum depression, according to her mother.
When things go south and we’re to blame, we’re supposed to feel guilty. Right? Not necessarily.
We’re often told to maintain eye contact when speaking with others. But a new study published in the journal Psychological Science is poking holes in the theory that looking deep into someone’s eyes shows interest and boosts …
A new New York City public health program aims to improve body image among tweens. But will it help?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns that the popular cholesterol-lowering medications may cause memory loss and confusion, but long term use of the medications may reduce that risk.
All over the world, drugs are cheaper, purer and more plentiful than ever
The Geniuses at Apple certainly anticipated complaints about the way iOS 7 looks and how it works, but they probably never anticipated this: some iPhone and iPad users are getting motion sickness and vertigo from the new operating system.
Omega-3 fatty acids are praised for keeping bodies healthy from the heart to the brain. But new research is questioning how strong the relationship is between omega-3 consumption and health.
Patients eager for non-drug options for treating depression may benefit from adding acupuncture to their counseling, according to a new study.
Country has the highest suicide rate among the world’s most developed nations
It may not look like much is going on during naptime in preschool, but dozing youngsters are actually busy learning.