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Instagram is Ranked Worst Social Media Site for Mental Health

Instagram is Ranked Worst Social Media Site for Mental Health

YouTube was found to have the most positive impact, UK-based report reveals...

May 22 2017, 2:31pm CDT

Coconut Flour Has Health Benefits, Say Researchers

Coconut Flour Has Health Benefits, Say Researchers

A study on coconut flour by two academics has revealed that it is a promising substitute for all purpose flour for baking besid...

Mar 8 2017, 10:35pm CST

WHO Reveals 12 Superbugs That Pose Greatest Risk to Human Health

WHO Reveals 12 Superbugs That Pose Greatest Risk to Human Health

WHO published a list of high, medium, and critical bacteria resistant to available antibiotics, and need new antibiotics...

Feb 28 2017, 10:28am CST

This Silver Bullet Works With Your Own Stomach Acid to Send Health Data to Your Smartphone

This Silver Bullet Works With Your Own Stomach Acid to Send Health Data to Your Smartphone

A novel tablet that you can swallow works in synch with your stomach acid and sends the data to your smartphone while it is doi...

Feb 27 2017, 11:48am CST

Dolphin Genome Could Benefit Human Health

Dolphin Genome Could Benefit Human Health

New research on dolphins will help in enhancing human health...

Feb 27 2017, 7:02am CST

Cats Do Not Cause Mental Health Issues

Cats Do Not Cause Mental Health Issues

New research denies that cat ownership causes mental issues...

Feb 22 2017, 9:21am CST

Psychiatrist Debates on Donald Trump's Mental Health

Psychiatrist Debates on Donald Trump's Mental Health

A top psychiatrist has weighed in on whether Donald Trump has mental issues or not. According to him, the new POTUS may be a bi...

Feb 17 2017, 9:44am CST

The "Truth" About McDonald's Burger and Fries

The "Truth" About McDonald's Burger and Fries

People may deny it, but there are times when you really crave a McDonald's burger, fries, or at least a Shamrock Shake. We all...

Feb 16 2017, 8:02am CST

5 Things to Start Now to Reduce Alzheimer's Risk

5 Things to Start Now to Reduce Alzheimer's Risk

As we get older, our brains start to become less sharp, making it difficult to pick up on new things or remember key events. Fo...

Feb 13 2017, 11:27am CST

Keys to a Successful Relationship From People Who've Stood the Test of Time

Keys to a Successful Relationship From People Who've Stood the Test of Time

It is that time of the year when relationships start to get a little hairy and we question if we even want to be together at al...

Feb 3 2017, 6:45pm CST

Signs Your Marriage is in Trouble

Signs Your Marriage is in Trouble

We all know the clear cut signs that your husband or wife isn't happy - the ones that show up when it might be too late to save...

Feb 2 2017, 7:07pm CST

Already Given Up On Your New Year's Resolution? Here's How to Move Forward

Already Given Up On Your New Year's Resolution? Here's How to Move Forward

It is the start of February, which means that a lot of people have already fallen behind on their New Year's Resolutions. Maybe...

Feb 1 2017, 4:16pm CST

Fat-shaming may Lead to Serious Health Risks, Says Study

Fat-shaming may Lead to Bigger Health Risks, Says Study

Poeple who are criticized about their weight are more likely to develop diabetes and heart disease...

Jan 30 2017, 1:36am CST

Surprising Health Benefits of Chewing Your Food

Surprising Health Benefits of Chewing Food

Chewing your food properly can boost your mouth's immune system which eventually protects you against illnesses....

Jan 19 2017, 2:09pm CST

AI Can Predict Death From Heart Disease with 80% Accuracy

AI Can Predict Death From Heart Disease with 80% Accuracy

Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) program that can predict when patients with serious heart disorders w...

Jan 18 2017, 7:53pm CST

Don't Touch These 5 Things This Flu Season

Don't Touch These 5 Things This Flu Season

With flu season officially in full gear, it means that there are more germs out there than usual. It also means that people are...

Jan 17 2017, 4:48pm CST

Marijuana Health Effects: Report Calls for More Research

Marijuana Health Effects: Report Calls for More Research

Scientists say that marijuana may aid in pain relief but the other benefits connected with it are at best of dubious value....

Jan 13 2017, 2:57am CST

Flu Spreading Across the US

Flu Spreading Across the US

If it seems like everyone you know has had a bit of a "bug" the last few weeks, you aren't alone. It could be the flu, as media...

Jan 10 2017, 12:21pm CST

Hate the Dentist? This New Drug May Help

Hate the Dentist? This New Drug May Help

There is a new method of renewing stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer's drug that could reduce the number of trips you...

Jan 9 2017, 3:49pm CST

Arctic Pollution Threatens Polar Bear Health

Arctic Pollution Threatens Polar Bear Health

It looks like rampant pollution in the Arctic threatens the health of polar bears extant in the region...

Jan 7 2017, 8:42am CST

The Healthiest Fast Food Restaurant May Surprise You

The Healthiest Fast Food Restaurant May Surprise You

Yo Quiero Taco Bell?...

Jan 6 2017, 9:50am CST

Mediterranean Diet Boosts Brain Health

Mediterranean Diet Boosts Brain Health in Old Age

The Mediterranean diet has been proven to be excellent for the human brain....

Jan 6 2017, 9:35am CST

Does Cough Syrup Actually Work?

Does Cough Syrup Actually Work?

In 2015, the market for OTC cold and cough medicines came in at $9.5 billion, with several billion dollars spend on treating th...

Jan 4 2017, 12:10pm CST

Nutrition Linked to Brain Health and Intelligence in Older People

Nutrition Linked to Brain Health and Intelligence in Older People

Research on older adults showed a connection between brain health and consumption of leafy green vegetables....

Dec 19 2016, 6:38am CST

Denying Abortion Does Harm Women’s Mental Health

Denying Abortion Does Harm Women’s Mental Health

Apparently the denial of the right to an abortion may harm the pregnant woman’s psyche more than going through the harrowing pr...

Dec 17 2016, 5:27am CST

Pets can be Valuable for People with Mental Health Problems, Says Study

Pets can be Valuable for People with Mental Health Problems, Says Study

Cats, dogs and birds can help people deal with serious mental illnesses...

Dec 11 2016, 6:33am CST

E-Cigarettes Use by US Youth is a Major Health Concern, Surgeon General Warns

E-Cigarettes Use by US Youth is a Major Health Concern, Surgeon General Warns

The surgeon general has issued a warning regarding e-cigarettes for youth....

Dec 9 2016, 10:59am CST

Be Careful About Letting Children Use Headphones

Be Careful About Letting Children Use Headphones

Some headphones that are marketed for use by children might not be good enough for young ears, according to a new report that w...

Dec 6 2016, 5:55pm CST

Human Skin Doesn't Leak - Here's Why

Human Skin Doesn't Leak - Here's Why

Our skin sometimes has problems, but the one thing we can always depend on it for is to hold us together. We aren't leaking blo...

Dec 5 2016, 6:40pm CST

Protein-carbohydrate Combo Good for Gut Health

Protein-carbohydrate Combo Good for Gut Health

Dietary combination of protein and carbohydrate may help promote good gut health as such a diet encourages cooperation between...

Nov 26 2016, 10:15pm CST

Have the Flu? It's Likely Because of When You Were Born

Have the Flu? It's Likely Because of When You Were Born

The year you were born is one of the biggest indicators of whether or not you are going to get some types of the flu, according...

Nov 15 2016, 9:20am CST

CES 2017: Health & Fitness Tech to Make a Big Impact at CES

CES 2017: Health & Fitness Tech to Make a Big Impact at CES

CES will bring the next generation of health and fitness tech to their event...

Nov 9 2016, 4:12am CST

Deadly Fungus Arrives in the United States

Deadly Fungus Arrives in the United States

A yeast is drifting throughout hospitals, taking root in open wounds, blood, and even inside of people's ears. It is almost imp...

Nov 7 2016, 11:36am CST

Sunshine Improves Your Mental and Emotional Health

Sunshine Improves Your Mental and Emotional Health

Strong links have been found between sunlight and mental stability. Other factors such as rain, pollution and temperature do no...

Nov 5 2016, 7:19am CDT

Our Immune Systems Are Linked to How Our Ancestors Had Sex

Our Immune Systems Are Linked to How Our Ancestors Had Sex

Scientists have been looking into what makes our immune systems tick and found that Europeans and Africans have significantly d...

Oct 27 2016, 6:11pm CDT

Too Many Americans are Suffering from Mental Health Issues

Too Many Americans are Suffering from Mental Illness

More than half of U.S. adults with mental health issues do not receive any treatment, says annual report...

Oct 22 2016, 10:34pm CDT

Top 10 Health Innovations of the Year

Top 10 Health Innovations of the Year

10 Best Health Innovations That Could Save Lives...

Oct 20 2016, 2:03am CDT

Many Vitamins Don't Work - Here are the Good Ones

Many Vitamins Don't Work - Here are the Good Ones

It has been the way to stay healthy for all of time - eat vegetables, go for walks or runs on a daily basis, drink water, and t...

Oct 17 2016, 6:50am CDT

Flu 2016 Claims First Life

Flu 2016 Claims First Life

The flu has claimed its first victim of the 2016-2017 flu season, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services ha...

Oct 14 2016, 1:43pm CDT

Scientists Mine Social Media Data for Health Research

Scientists Mine Social Media Data for Health Research

Combining the tools of Big Data analysis and visualization with the vast amounts of data generated by social media, a group of...

Oct 14 2016, 11:27am CDT