-- New research powerfully strengthens the case against soda and other sugary drinks as culprits in the obesity epidemic. A huge, decades-long study involving more than 33,000 Americans has yielded the first clear proof that drinking sugary beverages interacts with genes that affect weight, amplifying a person's risk of...
Days after consumer groups publicly pushed the Food and Drug Administration to establish standards for how much arsenic should be permitted in rice, three lawmakers are set to introduce a bill today (Sept. 21) that would create limits on the toxic element in the grain, according...
While most of us have medical doctors from the time we're born, grandma and grandpa often play an important role as "health consultants" -- passing down folk wisdom, common sense and advice. And while the suggestions range from research-based (aloe gel for burns; ginger ale for an upset stomach) to...
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Hey you, stop slouching. We all know that good posture is important — our parents and teachers have been drilling this idea in our heads since we were children. But bad habits easily become our daily stance, and for those of us who are sitting at our desks for at...
By Katherine Harmon (Click here for the original article) When hormone replacement therapy was found to put some menopausal women at increased risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease, many went in search of safer treatments to decrease their symptoms. In the ensuing decade black cohosh has...
The bright watercolors and adorable almost-poems that fill "The Bear," a Kickstarter book project masterminded by Canadian comic artist Ryan Sohmer, represent a new dad's heartwarming reflections on the nurturing relationship between father and son -- and how it can work both ways. Sohmer, who spoke with HuffPost...
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This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This week marked the beginning of the Jewish high holidays. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year celebration, started on Monday at sundown, and Yom Kippur -- a more solemn event -- begins next...
The way that donated kidneys are allocated to patients needing transplants might be changed next year, so that the fittest organs would be given to those likely to live the longest with the donated organ. That was the announcement today from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), the nonprofit...
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London Fashion Week is one of the most glamorous events in the calendar, and at a time when many of Britain’s most loved high street clothing stores are struggling, one niche area is making an exciting come back. In the same year when Jane Norman, Aquascutum, Hawkins Bazaar and La...
By Katherine Harmon (Click here for the original article and podcast) Telling people to change unhealthy behaviors doesn’t work. Otherwise, we would all already be slim, fit, nonsmokers. Whether it's habit, the temptation of an ad or just the easiest option, we often rely on automatic...
By Annie Hauser People who have type 2 diabetes — a disease that affects more than 23 million Americans that's caused by unhealthy eating and exercise choices, family history, ethnicity, and age — are unable to respond properly to the...
Nothing beats handmade! The search for the perfect Halloween costume for baby and tot can sometimes end up in disappointment -- but that's only if you're sticking to big-box stores. Step out of your comfort zone and get ready to be dazzled by these unique handmade costumes from...
Is it normal for preschoolers to whine, and more importantly, can it be stopped? "My son is four years old and whines like nobody's business. He whines about everything," laments Circle of Moms member Kaylin D. She wonders how other moms deal with this kind of "compulsive" whining.
There may be a link between the cold, callous personality traits associated with psychopaths and sense of smell, according to a new study. The research, published in the journal Chemosensory Perception, showed that people who scored high on a test of psychopathy also had more...
Hitting menopause early could increase a woman's chance of developing heart disease or having a stroke, according to a new study. The new research, conducted by scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and to be published in the journal Menopause, suggest that this increased...
The nation's largest cancer center is launching a massive "moonshot" effort against eight specific forms of the disease, similar to the all-out push for space exploration 50 years ago. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston expects to spend as much as $3 billion on the project...
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The Harlem's Fashion Row (HFR) capped off its 5th anniversary with a spectacular fashion event overlooking the New York City skyline at Jazz at Lincoln Center. The show was a powerful representation of the range and talent that has been grossly overlooked when it comes to designers...
By: MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Published: 09/14/2012 08:47 AM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Getting enough deep sleep may play an important role in determining when puberty begins. In a small new study, adolescents ages 10 to 15 were examined while they slept for increases in luteinizing hormone,...
To mark World Alzheimer's Day former England footballer Gordon Banks and Sir Michael Parkinson have relived their heartbreaking personal experiences with dementia, in hope that they inspire the nation to reduce the stigma about the condition. The pair, alongside broadcaster Fiona Phillips, are also encouraging people who think they have...