WASHINGTON — Parents have all had the sneaking suspicion when, just days after going to see the pediatrician, their kid gets the sniffles. A new study confirms it’s not just in their head: Kids are more…
WASHINGTON — The emerging research on the health consequences of sitting is shocking. This is a different world these days. Your body was not made for current lifestyles. In this world, you sit for long…
WASHINGTON — Schools participating in the National School Lunch Program are required to serve fruit and veggies with each meal. But just because something is on the tray doesn’t mean the kids will eat it.…
If you have two left feet on the dance floor, it turns out you may have a diagnosable condition.
A new Arizona State study is generating a lot of talk about why some women gain weight after starting an exercise regimen.
Work hard, play hard seems to be the case with many people
who exercise and drink alcohol, according to a new study.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Some residents in a Norfolk neighborhood want the city to pay for a study about how a larger football stadium and other projects at Old Dominion University might affect them. The…
Startling new health findings could make TV fans think twice before curling up on the sofa to watch their favorite shows. Researchers say adults who watch TV for three hours or more each day may double their risk of early death compared to those who watch an hour or less a day.
A new study finds stress can be contagious.
New study shows that dependency on smartphones has gone way up.
As if having shingles isn\’t painful enough, new research suggests the herpes zoster virus can increase one\’s risk for a heart attack and other vascular complications.
The American Cancer Society is embarking on long-term study in a ground-breaking field — and if you have a few free minutes, you can help save a life.
Planning a summer vacation? Congratulations. A study from the Center for Economic and Policy Research says that the United States is the only advanced economy in the world that doesn\’t guarantee workers paid vacation time.
A new report by the advocacy group U.S. PIRG shows the number of miles Americans drive have dropped since the middle of the last decade.
The chances of growing old with your spouse may depend on how much you drink together, according to a new study.