As the authors of a recent study published in BMJ attest, society’s red-haired members don’t always get a fair shake.
IKEA-hacking — the practice of modifying and re-purposing merchandise from the Swedish housewares giant — is practically a tradition at this point, with a blogging community that verges on a subculture. But who knew that …
When I read about the five Columbia students busted for selling drugs this week on Fraternity Row, my mood sank. About two decades ago, I was in a similar situation.
Never mind what you’ve heard. Halle Berry was not the first black woman to win an Academy Award for Best Actress. She was actually the 74th white one. And never mind all this talk about America electing its first black President; …
A sexual health clinic in the San Fernando Valley — the Hollywood of pornography — has been denied a license to operate as a community clinic by California’s Department of Public Health, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Bedbugs have stolen the media thunder from boring, old head lice. But for the elementary school crowd, lice are alive and well and still wreaking havoc in hair — at least in Seattle, where I live.
Living without pain may not require potent drugs, according to a new study published in the medical journal Pain — all you need is a cushion, a quiet corner and maybe a mantra.
Imagine you could eat less, simply by thinking about eating! A new study published in Science finds just that: people who imagined themselves repeatedly indulging in sweet or salty treats ended up eating less of the actual foods …
We all know that smoking is bad for us, but a new report from the U.S. Surgeon General concludes that even a single cigarette can cause immediate harm and raise the risk of diseases like cancer and heart disease.
What do HIV drugs, CPR and Botox have in common? They’re all featured in TIME’s Top 10 Medical Breakthroughs of 2010, written by Healthland’s own Alice Park.