Many Americans think their job takes a toll on everything from their health and stress levels to their eating and sleeping habits, a new poll found.
One nutritionist believes the study should help clear up the confusion many consumers have about dietary fat.
Water might be a secret weapon for dieters, research involving nearly 10,000 adults suggests.
While clever marketing can steer kids towards junk food, a new study shows that creative advertising can also prompt more kids to eat veggies.
When July 4th comes, most of us want to be outside in the warm weather soaking up the sun until it’s time to watch fireworks. All that heat and outdoor eating can lead to some risky food safety situations.
Walking is a simple and inexpensive exercise that has been shown to offer numerous benefits for bones, muscles and joints.
Parents in the United States are not quite as happy as their childless peers, a new report reveals.
Caffeine no longer improves alertness or mental performance after a few nights of sleep restriction, according to a new U.S. military study.
Lower activity of a specific gene may affect a person's social behavior, including the ability to form healthy relationships, researchers say.
More than half of Americans were eating healthier in 2012 than they were in 1999, a new study finds.
Just 15 minutes of exercise a day may lower older adults' risk of early death by one-fifth, a new study suggests.
How spouses disagree may predict which ones are more likely to develop certain ailments down the road, new research suggests.
Some workaholics may be prone to mental health disorders, compared to folks with greater work-life balance, new research suggests.
You may have heard some people say that they have a “crick in their neck” when describing their neck pain or you maybe you’ve used this expression yourself. But have you ever wondered about what it really means? Is it even a real medical term?
An eating plan that includes healthy fats such as olive oil and nuts isn't likely to cause weight gain, a new study finds.
Talking on a hands-free phone while driving may be just as distracting and dangerous as using a hand-held phone, according to a new study.
Like wine just a little too much sometimes? You may sip a little less over an evening if it's served in smaller goblets, a new British study finds.
Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Maroon 5: Some of America's biggest pop stars are making millions from ad campaigns for sugar-laden, low-nutrition foods, a new study says.
As folks start baring more skin at the beach, pool or barbecue, it's time to start covering up with sunscreen.
As Americans fire up their grills this Memorial Day weekend, experts note that while there isn't enough evidence to conclude that barbecued meat increases cancer risk, it's still a good idea to take some precautions.
Here are six tips for protecting your skin as we head into summer.
Late suppers may not be a recipe for childhood obesity, a new study shows.
Most neighborhood parks in the United States are geared toward younger people, which limits their use, a new study suggests.
Potatoes are a popular staple of the American diet, but eating too many -- whether boiled, baked, mashed or fried -- may raise the risk for high blood pressure, a new study suggests.
Emphasizing healthy foods in your diet, not just banishing "bad" foods, may be the key to avoiding heart attack and stroke, a new study suggests.
If you started an exercise program in part to lose weight and the scale is not budging, it can be frustrating.
When parents believe their children are overweight -- regardless of whether they are or not -- those kids are likely to gain weight, a new study suggests.
Dieters sometimes worry that workouts could make them hungry, but new research indicates exercise has the opposite effect, diminishing the appetite -- at least temporarily.
Where they live and how much they earn significantly affects the average American's longevity, a new study suggests.
Get off your duff: A new study finds that sitting less may extend your life.
There’s been a lot of discussion recently about whether we’d be healthier eating more back-to-very-basics food staples similar to that of our Paleolithic kin — hunter-gatherers who lived mainly on a diet of freshly killed meat, fish, fruits and freshly picked vegetables.
The more time young adults spend using popular social media, the greater the link to depression, new research suggests.