Is it better to get 30 minutes of exercise or 30 minutes of extra sleep?
Here's a simple quality-of-life question: If you had 30 minutes of extra unexpected free time in your day, would you use it for sleep or...
The quickest way to tell if your partner will cheat
Deep breath, because this one’s a doozy: A new study reveals that infidelity may be hereditary.
Well: Ask Well: Catching Up on Lost Sleep
Can a sleep deficit be made up? Rather than “paying off” a debt, people who lose a lot of sleep are likely to carry it with them....
Op-Ed Contributor: Choosing How We Die
A new federal rule could help patients decide on care at the end of their lives.
Drug Testing Is Coming to E-Gaming
The Electronic Sports League said on Thursday that it would start testing players for performance-enhancing drugs, a regulation move that would...
Procedures Faulted in Army Lab’s Shipment of Anthrax
The Pentagon review found no criminal or malicious intent behind the shipments from the Dugway Proving Ground in Utah.
UCLA Scientists Discover Breakthrough Experimental Therapy to Treat Colon Cancer and Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease
UCLA scientists have discovered a groundbreaking experimental therapy that has the ability to suppress the development of ulcerative colitis (UC),...
Tiny Mechanical Wrist Gives New Dexterity to Needlescopic Surgery
A Vanderbilt research team has successfully created a mechanical wrist less than 1/16th of an inch thick -- small enough to use in needlescopic...
Kentucky Struggles to Contain Hepatitis C Among Young Drug Users
A sharp increase in reported cases of the disease among people who often cannot afford treatment has prompted officials to create programs to try...
Biomarker Higher in Binge Drinkers
A biomarker found in the blood of alcohol users is significantly higher in binge drinkers than in those who consume alcohol moderately, according...
Dr. Manny: The horrific female genital mutilation in the UK must be stopped
In the 21st century— yes, in today’s world— there are tens of millions of teenage girls who are getting forced to have their genitalia mutilated...
Getting in shape may help reduce irregular heart rhythm
For overweight and obese people with a common heart rhythm problem, improving cardiovascular fitness with exercise may help to eliminate symptoms,...