Reporter : Jenna Iacurci

running shoes

Health/Nutrition  3 April '14

Running in your 20s creates a sharper brain in your 40s

Leading an active lifestyle in your 20s can lead to better memory and cognition later in life, researchers of a recent study say.

Food and Drug Administration

Health/Nutrition  3 April '14

FDA approves device to combat opioid drug overdose

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a device designed to combat opioid drug overdose Thursday.

Breast cancer

Health/Nutrition  3 April '14

Do fertility drugs cause cancer? Researchers say no

Fertility drugs are not linked to an increased risk of breast cancer, a longterm study found.


Health/Nutrition  3 April '14

Chocolate may prevent obesity and diabetes

Chocolate may prevent obesity and Type 2 diabetes, new research from the Department of Food Science and Technology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University says.


Health/Nutrition  3 April '14

Party drug ketamine may help treat depression

Ketamine, a party drug, may help treat patients with severe depression who don't respond to other treatments, researchers from the University of Oxford found.


Health/Nutrition  3 April '14

Early morning rays the secret to staying lean: study

Early morning sunshine may be the secret to staying lean, a new study from Northwestern University suggests.


Health/Nutrition  3 April '14

Think Dirty app saves women from harmful makeup

The Think Dirty phone app can save women from harmful makeup containing chemicals such as phthalates, parabens and polysorbates.

kid watching iPad

Health/Nutrition  3 April '14

Setting limits on screen time for kids can yield positive results

Setting limits on screen time for kids can yield positive results, including improved sleep, better grades, less aggressive behavior, and lower risk of obesity, new research published Monday says.

Emma Watson

Health/Nutrition  2 April '14

Emma Watson says Hollywood puts 'dangerously unhealthy' pressure on women

Emma Watson accused the entertainment and fashion industry as putting "dangerously unhealthy" pressure on women.

jennifer lawrence

Trending News  2 April '14

2013 an especially bad year for women in the film industry

Let's face it: there are not enough women in movies.

Breast Cancer

Health/Nutrition  2 April '14

Mammograms: More harmful than helpful?

Researchers argue that regularly checking breasts for signs of breast cancer could actually be more harmful to women's health than helpful.


Health/Nutrition  2 April '14

Running too much may lead to shorter lifespan: study

High-mileage runners and those who get no exercise may lead shorter lives compared to moderate runners, a new study suggests.


Parenting  2 April '14

Healthy fast food ads aimed at kids go unnoticed

Healthy fast food advertisements aimed at kids go unnoticed, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

girl surfer

Trending News  2 April '14

13-year-old disappointed by sexist surfer magazine's lack of women

Olive Bowers, 13, was disappointed that the surfer magazine "Tracks" did not include many women, and that those who did appear were rarely "surfing or even remotely near a beach," according to PolicyMic.

Health/Nutrition  1 April '14

Woman bets on her weight loss, loses 140 pounds with DietBet

Sara Lugger lost 104 pounds after she joined DietBet, a website that hosts private and public games where people can bet on their own weight loss.


Trending News  1 April '14

8th grader accidentally shoots innocent bystander in gang-related violence

Kahton Anderson, 14, inadvertently shot a 39-year-old man riding the bus home when he fired at another teenager, police reported.

RIKEN executives arrive to news conference in Tokyo

Health/Nutrition  1 April '14

Japanese scientist accused of fabricating breakthrough stem cell research

A Japanese scientist was accused Tuesday of fabricating stem cell research that was considered a breakthrough in the medical field.

makeup brush

Trending News  1 April '14

Dermablend's inspirational - albeit ironic - makeup ad empowers women to reveal, not conceal

Dermablend's inspirational - albeit ironic - makeup ad empowers women by encouraging them to reveal, and not conceal, their true selves.

Kwasi Enin accepted to all 8 Ivy Leagues

Trending News  1 April '14

Teen accepted into all eight Ivy League colleges

Getting into one Ivy League school is impressive enough, but that didn't stop one Long Island teenager from applying to -- and getting accepted by -- all eight.

fruits and vegetables

Health/Nutrition  1 April '14

Eating seven or more fruits and veggies a day reduces death risk

Eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day is healthier than the recommended five, and can significantly reduce the risk of death, a University College London study says.


Health/Nutrition  1 April '14

Underweight people have higher risk of death than obese: study

Underweight people actually have a higher risk of death than obese people, new research shows.

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

Trending News  31 March '14

Johnny Depp engaged to girlfriend Amber Heard

Johnny Depp is reportedly engaged to his girlfriend Amber Heard. The sparkling "chick's ring" Depp was spotted wearing and sly comments indirectly confirms the rumors.

People wait in line to sign up for Obamacare in California

Health/Nutrition  31 March '14 website malfunctions just before enrollment deadline experienced delays early Monday morning and was offline for several hours the day of the enrollment deadline.

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