Warren Buffett Smiles Bright On Completion Of Cancer Treatments
September 16 2012 7:07 AM EDT
There is some good news cheering up Warren Buffet, the Oracle of Omaha, as he announced completion of cancer treatments, Sept.14.
New York Bans Sugary Drinks At Restaurants, Movie, Broadway Theaters
September 14 2012 4:11 AM EDT
In a move aimed at curbing obesity, New York City has banned the sale of sugary drinks and supersized sodas in establishments that come with food-service license.
Sardinia's Secret To Longevity: Genetics, Diet and Lifestyle
August 23 2012 1:55 PM EDT
Sardinia has the world's highest concentration of centenarians and super-centenarians because of good genetics, healthy diet and active lifestyle.
Is Binge-Drinking The Key To Happiness? The Answer May Surprise You
August 20 2012 1:03 PM EDT
Binge drinking may not be so bad after all, according to a recent study that found that binge drinkers are happier than those who do not binge drink
‘Pubic Hair War:’ Twitter Responds To War On Hair ‘Down There’ [POLL]
August 09 2012 8:59 PM EDT
Hear about the "pubic hair war" recently? Dr. Emily Gibson wants people to stop shaving their hair "down there" and naturally Twitter responded to the doctor's orders.
Physician Advises Against Bikini Waxing, Calls To End 'War Against Pubic Hair'
August 06 2012 7:18 PM EDT
Bikini waxing, "vajazzling" or jeweled decoration of the genitals, waxing, shaving and removal of pubic hair are all becoming increasingly popular among young people. But some doctors are opposing the "war against pubic hair" and are trying to highlight the possible dangers of these activities.
Mental Health Negatively Affected By Excessive Cellphone And Computer Use: Study
July 22 2012 11:32 PM EDT
Researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden conducted a study that led them to find a correlation between heavy use of technological devices and mental disorders.
Celebrity Couple Amy Smart, Carter Oosterhouse Share Winning Eco-Friendly Ways & Products
April 24 2012 8:14 AM EDT
Eco-friendliness is of the best things that bind the celebrity couple Amy Smart and her husband, HGTV host, Carter Oosterhouse, other than love and devotion for each other.
Study: Red Wine, Blueberries, Passion Fruit Aid In Weight Loss
April 07 2012 1:49 AM EDT
A new study from Purdue University has discovered the presence of piceatannoI in red wine that has the potential to interfere with fat cell development in the human body. PiceatannoI is a compound found in grapes, blueberries and passion fruit with a structural property similar to the much known resveratrol. The study is seen as a forerunner for anti-obesity measures
CDC's Shocking New Quit Smoking Ads Include Child With Oxygen Mask, Double-Amputee, Heart Attack Scar [VIDEOS]
March 15 2012 5:27 PM EDT
A new ad campaign by the Centers for Disease Control and prevention includes videos of former smokers who have suffered lasting damage from their habit: Brandon, a 31-year-old double-amputee from North Dakota; Roosevelt, a 51-year-old Virginia smoker who shows his scars after heart surgery from the heart attack he suffered when he was 45. There's also 28-year-old Jessica. Although she's not a smoker, her 7-year-old son's asthma led to an emergency room visit because of an attack brought...
Daylight Saving Time 2012: When And Where To Change Your Clocks
March 10 2012 10:07 PM EST
Springtime has arrived in most American States, and clocks will be going forward one hour at 2 a.m local time, on Sunday.
Beyonce Breastfeeding Blue Ivy Carter in Public: An Icon for Other Breastfeeding Mothers?
March 01 2012 3:02 PM EST
Beyonce dined with Jay-Z and baby Blue Ivy Carter at Sant Ambroeus in New York City's West Village last Saturday. During the meal, three observers confirmed to Us Weekly magazine that the new mama breastfed her Blue Ivy at the table. Women voiced their support for the singer's act on Twitter particularly with emphasis on how she can and will be a role model for breastfeeding in the African-American community.
Study Supports Single Flu Super Vaccine to Wipe Out Infections
February 29 2012 1:08 AM EST
In a new study, researchers observed for the first time that a universal vaccine could allow for a more wide-scale prevention of flu by restraining the ability of the influenza virus to spread and mutate. According to experts, the new study is a first attempt to understand the population consequences of the next generation of vaccines as regards the epidemiology and evolutionary impact on the virus.
Gerard Butler Rumored In Rehab, Expected to Leave Betty Ford Today
February 24 2012 7:57 AM EST
Actor Gerard Butler is reportedly in rehab for substance abuse issues. Known for his chiseled body and womanizing ways, TMZ is reporting that the 42-year-old actor's struggle began in 2006 while shooting the successful action film 300. A surfing injury in December is also believed to be a contributing factor to his issues.
What is Kombucha Tea? Reported Benefits and Dangers of the Fermented Drink
February 22 2012 10:38 AM EST
A fermented concoction made with tea, sugar, bacteria and yeasts might not sound like the most delicious or most beneficial drink, but some believe that is exactly what Kombucha tea is. Some have called it a magical elixir; some have dubbed it the new Red Bull only with healthful properties; some claim it can fight everything from baldness to AIDS. However, other sources cite adverse side effects of and deaths linked to the drink.
Teenage Brain More Sensitive to Cocaine: Yale Report
February 22 2012 6:03 AM EST
New insights into teenage brain functions have provide a new lead on why adolescents are more addicted to cocaine.
Chess Experts Are Better at Viewing Game Boards, Faces and Other Visual Information: Study
February 18 2012 6:36 AM EST
Researchers at the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences (BBS), University of Texas (UT), have endorsed that a game of chess definitely broadens an individual's outlook in processing visual information.
Dr. Ruth Gives Jeremy Lin-Themed Sex Advice on Twitter
February 16 2012 12:47 PM EST
The octogenerian sexpert took to Twitter to give Time Warner customers missing out on the Knicks games some Jeremy Lin-themed sex advice.
Overeating May Lead to Memory Loss: How to Fight Back
February 12 2012 6:29 PM EST
A study by the American Academy of Neurology has released information that shows memory loss in older people is related to calorie intake. According to the study, older people who consumed more than 2,142 calories a day had more than double the risk of a type of memory loss called mild cognitive impairment (MCI) compared to those who ate fewer than 1,500 calories a day.
Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton Admits to Relapse 'Weakness'
February 03 2012 7:44 PM EST
Texas Rangers outfielder and recovering alcoholic Josh Hamilton admitted on Friday he had suffered a relapse in two Dallas-area establishments this week, a moment of weakness he hoped never to repeat.