CDC Says Americans Sit To MuchYou've heard it before, but the message is still urgent: One in four US adults sits for more than eight hours a day, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Report: Limiting Screen Time For Your Kid? It's Harder Than It LooksFor many parents, limiting screen time for their children seems like an exercise in futility. They are busy, overwhelmed and tired of the fight against increasingly omnipresent screens.
Study: Sucking Your Baby's Pacifier Might Protect Them From AllergiesYour baby's pacifier falls on the floor. Before giving it back to your child, do you wash it in a sink or, perhaps reluctantly, clean it with your own saliva?
Birdwatching For Peace Of Mind And Better HealthIt's fall migration season, when millions of birds pass through our cities and towns on their trek south for the winter.
New 5-Minute Neck Scan Can Spot Dementia 10 Years EarlierA five-minute neck scan could predict a person's risk of developing dementia a full decade before symptoms emerge, researchers have said.
Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat Linked To Depression, Finds UPenn StudyA new study has found spending too much time on social media sites can make you depressed.
FDA Plans To Launch New Restrictions On E-Cigarette FlavorsTaking on epidemic levels of teen e-cigarette use, the US Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce new restrictions on the sale of e-cigarette products an agency official confirmed Thursday.
New Concerns About Sesame AllergiesSesame could become the newest allergen added to the list of foods required to be named on labels, US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced Monday.
Study: Stress May Lead To Memory Loss And Brain ShrinkageListen up, gen-Xers and millennials, and, well, everybody who has a brain. If you live a high-stress life, you could have memory loss and brain shrinkage before you turn 50, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.
Childhood Obesity: America's 'True National Crisis' Measured State By StateNow new research from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation reveals new state-by-state differences and just how serious the problem has become.
Starbucks Opens Its First US Sign Language StoreHow do you say "frappuccino" in American Sign Language?
Report: Microplastics Found In Human StoolsMicroplastics have been found in human stools for the first time, suggesting they may be widespread in our food chain.
Limiting Children’s Screen Time Linked To Better Cognition, Study Says Limiting kids’ recreational screen time to less than two hours a day, along with sufficient sleep and physical activity, is associated with improved cognition, according to a study published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health.
Detroit Program Aims To Reduce Unintended Teen PregnanciesCity officials have announced an initiative aimed at reducing Detroit's unintended teen pregnancy rate by educating young people on how to make informed decisions about their own reproductive health.
Study: Vitamin D Supplements Don't Improve Bone HealthVitamin D supplements do not improve bone mineral density or prevent fractures or falls in adults, finds a large study that advises health professionals to stop recommending the supplements to most patients.