The psychological toll of a devastating cancer diagnosis may kill patients before their disease does.
When it comes to chocolate, you might just be able to have your sweet and eat it, too.
Researchers link the ubiquitous chemical, found in plastics and in the lining of food and beverage cans, to an increased risk of heart disease in humans.
Sleep is the body’s time to rest and recharge, and it may be important for fending off Alzheimer’s as well.
Electric cars are all the rage in China, but they may not be helping to clean up the environment or protect human health from pollution.
Dad may be credited with more than just your facial features. A new study suggests that heart disease risk may be passed from father to son.
Why a narcissist’s sense of self-love can do damage to the heart, especially for men.
New Yorkers aren’t exactly known for their zen, health-promoting lifestyles, but new data show that life expectancy for city residents now surpasses the rest of the U.S. How did that happen?
Your resting heart rate is an easy measure of health and fitness, and a new study suggests that a rising rate over time may signal heart problems.
In the second of a series of three government-commissioned studies on the risks of popular drugs used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), researchers report that the medications do not lead to increased …
The night shift isn’t usually anyone’s first choice, but in some professions — and in this economy — it can’t be avoided. About 26% percent of the American workforce, including health-care workers and sanitation staff, clocks …
Most of us are all too familiar with how much we weigh — but how many of us know how fit we are? And which matters more?