Surely you've heard of the popular saying "spare the rod and spoil the child" but a new study reveals that you should think twice before spanking your child.
Following Hawaii, Massachusetts is the second state to impose a raise in the minimum age required to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products.
ccording to authorities, one major contributor of haze and air pollution is the palm oil production in the Asian region. But lately, a drop in oil production means that the authorities are firm and serious about fighting air pollution in the region.
Scientists from Northwestern University in Chicago confirm there's a spark of light when sperm meets an egg.
There's some good news for health-conscious chocolate lovers. According to a recent study, snacking on dark chocolate could boost your endurance and performance during exercise and other athletic activities.
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan seems far from over, but at least there is some hope as President Barack Obama announced a visit to the city and the Senate reached a deal on grants and loans for better water infrastructure.
The most common reason of many people who don't exercise regularly is the lack of time, but a new study shows that one minute of intense exercise can give the same benefits as the traditional senev-minute endurance training.
A new study shows that working night shifts in conjunction with day shifts can slightly affect worker's health resulting to a higher risk of developing coronary heart disease compared to those who do not have rotating shifts.
Norovirus, a very contagious stomach bug that often happens to outbreaks on cruise ships, is not only a very dangerous disease that can be acquired by anyone but also a very expensive disease that can greatly impact the economy, new study shows.
High cholesterol levels and the use of cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins were both linked to a lower risk of colorectal cancer, but new research shows that a high cholesterol level is what's responsible for lowering cancer risk.
No matter how cuddly you dog, canine expert Stanley Coren warns pet owners that hugging their dogs, even as a show of affection, can give them stress and anxiety.
Being a responsible pet owner can help people cope with emotional and mental stress, but new research reveals that responsible pet ownership can also help diabetic children maintain normal blood sugar levels.
According to the American Lung Association (ALA), more than half of the American population resides in "unhealthy hot spots." Are you one of them?
The number of children under the age of six being exposed to packet or non-packet forms of laundry and detergents in the United States is steadily increasing at an alarming rate, study shows.
A study conducted by researchers at the Duke University, Princeton University and the University of Notre Dame, reveals that baboons who suffer from stress at an early age, such as those brought by drought or the loss of mother, would grow to live shorter lives.