Adoption and Sibling Relationships

What role does adoption play in the development of bonds between brothers and sisters? Researchers are looking for answers.

Wanting, Liking, and Overeating

Do you like everything you eat or are you indulging just because it's in front of you? A new study answers the question.

How Sex Is Linked to Your Brain as You Age

Sexual activity and cognitive function are related in older adults.

The Easiest Exercise for a Longer Life

Feeling too old, too busy, or too tired to get to a gym? Researchers say there's an easier way to stay healthy and live longer.

Genetic Research Uncovers Traits Associated With Longer Life

Scientists are digging deeper into the secrets of longevity.

Got Milk Alternatives? Get More Iodine!

If you stopped drinking dairy milk, you may be missing out on a nutrient that is essential for brain development.

Lose Sleep, Feel Better?

Can sleep deprivation improve the symptoms of depression?

New Research Confirms 9 Ways to Help Beat Dementia

Don't wait until you're old to worry about dementia—act now to prevent cognitive decline.

Should You Eat Chocolate Every Day?

There's enough scientific evidence to suggest it might not be a bad idea.

Cannabis Reverses Brain Aging in Mice

Struggling with memory loss? Finding it hard to learn new things? Scientists are one step closer to finding a treatment for the loss of cognitive function associated with aging.

Too Much Soda May Be Shrinking Your Brain

Too much of the sweet stuff may prematurely age your brain and body, so why take a chance when you already know it's not good for you? Here's what you can do instead.

Life Expectancy Projected to Increase Worldwide

Researchers find U.S. lags behind other high-income countries.

Looking for Love?

Where do people look for love and friendship? And where do they actually find it?
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Exercise: Once a Week Will Do It!

Worried that you don't get enough exercise? A new study says exercising once a week can reduce your risk of chronic disease and early death—if you do it right.

These Foods Can Help Preserve Your Intelligence

Scientists have identified a single nutrient found in many common foods that can help preserve your gray matter and protect against age-related loss of brain power.

How Long Will You Live?

A government report says the average lifespan has decreased, and death rates from common diseases have risen. Time for a check-up!

To Groom or Not to Groom?

A new study says trimming your pubic area can increase your risk of STIs.

This Type of Exercise Changes Your Brain—for the Better!

If you're losing gray matter and your memory is starting to fade, this exercise can help.

Pet Therapy for Your Love Life

Can your relationship with your dog, cat, or betta fish predict the success of your romantic relationships?

Test Anxiety? Want to Get Better Grades? Take More Tests.

Do you or your children suffer from test anxiety? One study technique appears to help more than others.

6 Tips to Survive the Holidays Without Overeating

Is your holiday anxiety creeping up? Don't let it trigger you to overeat.

Who Has the Best Sex?

It takes more than attraction and consent to have a mutually satisfying sexual relationship.

High School Dating Abuse

Recognize the signs and learn what to do about this all-too-common behavior among teens.

Caffeine Helps Prevent Memory Loss, Research Shows

If you're worried about memory loss, new research says caffeine may be your drug of choice.

A New Approach to Weight Loss

Accept the challenge and commit to learning new skills, new research says.

When Food = Love, Saying "No" Can Be Tough

Whether it's a box of candy or a second helping of your grandma's famous lasagna, sometime you have to (carefully) refuse.

Fidgeting Has Benefits

Do you tap your fingers, shift your feet, squirm in your seat, and just generally have trouble staying still? That could be good news!

How Internet Use Is Shaping Our Brains

A new study shows how the Internet has changed the way we use our own minds.

How Volunteering Helps You

Want a long and happy life? Help someone else stay healthy.

Study Warns Sex Is Good for Older Women, Risky for Older Men

Sex is different for men and women, in more ways than one. A recent study explains.

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