5 mindfulness activities for mental health and well-being

Research shows that practicing mindfulness improves our mental and physical health. For instance, mindfulness has been known to help us calm down and also...

Early life stress tied to increased pain sensitivity later

People who were exposed to more sources of stress in the womb and early childhood may be more sensitive to pain by early adulthood...

Second leading cause of death in children, firearms attract few U.S. research dollars

Detroit, October 9, 2019 -- Few federal dollars are available for research into ways to prevent firearm injuries even though they are the second-leading...

U.S. CDC recommends against using vapes with marijuana ingredient

Atlanta, Sept 27, 2019 -- People should stop using e-cigarettes, especially those with marijuana ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), U.S. public health officials recommended on Friday,...

Moderate alcohol consumption may help type 2 diabetes patients

London, Sept 20, 2019 — A meta-analysis study shows that low to moderate daily alcohol consumption may improve the metabolism of patients with diabetes...

Trump administration announces plans to ban flavored e-cigarettes from market

Washington DC, September 11, 2019 - President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that the country has a problem with vaping, and his top...

American Medical Association says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise

Atlanta, Sept 10, 2019 -- The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have...

Cancer overtakes heart disease as biggest rich-world killer

London, Sept 3, 2019 - Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in wealthy countries and could become the world’s...

Restless legs syndrome linked with self-harm and suicide risk

Philadelphia, August 29, 2019 -- Having a diagnosis of restless legs syndrome may also signal an increased risk for self-harm, suicidal thoughts and suicide,...

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S., possibly...

Atlanta, August 23, 2019 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe...