Phys Ed: Exercise vs. Standing? You Probably Need to Do Both
Moderate exercise does different things to the body than incidental activities like standing up.
Common Drugs May Be Contributing to Depression
Over one-third of Americans take at least one medication with depression as a potential side effect, a new study reports.
How Cognitive Behavior Therapy May Help Suicidal People
In C.B.T., clear steps are intended to help build hope, solve problems and make a plan to avoid relapses.
High Blood Pressure at Age 50 Tied to Dementia Risk
Even levels that do not usually require medication can increase the risk.
The New Obamacare Lawsuit Could Undo Far More Than Protections for Pre-existing Conditions
Removing two rules from the individual market could very easily disrupt many others.
Matter: A Crispr Conundrum: How Cells Fend Off Gene Editing
Scientists may need to bypass a cell’s cancer defenses in order to successfully edit its DNA. The finding raises questions about gene-editing...
C-Sections Not Tied to Overweight Children
Within families, mode of birth had no effect on body mass index in children.
How Universities Deal With Sexual Harassment Needs Sweeping Change, Panel Says
Current policies and programs have failed overwhelmingly to address and prevent the problem, said a report from the National Academies of Sciences,...
Can’t Sleep? Let Bob Ross Help You Find Some Happy Little Zzzs
For years, insomniacs watched “The Joy of Painting” to doze off. Now, the maker of a meditation app wants everyone else to fall asleep, too.
Suicide Survivor Guilt
All the messages urging us to be more vigilant about suicide carry a devastating flip side for family members of people who take their lives: the...
Atrocities Under Kim Jong-un: Indoctrination, Prison Gulags, Executions
Numerous “crimes against humanity” have taken place in North Korea including murder, forced abortions, religious persecution and starvation, a...
Global Health: As an HIV Prevention Drug Surged in Australia, Condom Use Fell
Infection rates declined despite an rise in unprotected sex, suggesting widespread use of the drug may mitigate the effects of riskier behavior.