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The Time Is Ripe To Explain What's A Fruit And What's A Vegetable

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.25.2015 | Science

You say tomato, we say aggravation. The debate over what constitutes a fruit or a vegetable can get old in a hurry. But a new video from SciShow...

Why So Many People Don't Intervene When It Comes To Sexual Assault

LiveScience | Laura Geggel | Posted 04.23.2015 | Women

By: Laura Geggel, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/22/2015 10:39 AM EDT on LiveScience A recent video of a sexual assault -- on a crowded F...

Can Women's 'Aging' Eggs Be Rejuvenated?

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 03.24.2015 | Women

By: Tia Ghose Published: 03/23/2015 11:43 AM EDT on LiveScience Can you teach an old egg new tricks? One fertility treatment company claims it ...

Powdered Alcohol Is Now Legal, But Experts Are Torn Over Risks To Children

Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 03/17/2015 10:40 AM EDT on LiveScience A powdered form of alcohol called Palcohol is now approved for sa...

Happiness And A Good Night's Sleep Go Hand In Hand

Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 03/02/2015 07:27 PM EST on LiveScience Happiness and a good night's sleep seem to go hand in hand, a new poll sug...

Heroin Overdose Deaths Nearly Quadruple In 13 Years

Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 03/04/2015 10:13 AM EST on LiveScience In a worsening trend, deaths from heroin overdose in the United States inc...

3 To 5 Cups Of Coffee A Day May Lower Heart Attack Risk

Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Tanya Lewis Published: 03/02/2015 07:09 PM EST on LiveScience Good news for people who drink coffee every day: Consuming a moderate amount o...

How Growth Screenings Could Help Detect Celiac Disease In Kids

Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Laura Geggel Published: 03/02/2015 03:15 PM EST on LiveScience Measuring children's height and weight as they grow can be a powerful indicat...

Rare Case Of 'Seasonal' OCD Highlights Complexity Of Condition

Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak Boxe Published: 02/26/2015 09:54 AM EST on LiveScience A rare case of "seasonal" obsessive-compulsive disorder in a woman in...

Smoking Hookah Is Really No Better Than Smoking Cigarettes

Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 02/20/2015 10:13 AM EST on LiveScience There's a common belief that smoking from a hookah is less harmful than s...

The Surprising Details That Lead To Online Dating Success

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 02.17.2015 | Women

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 02/13/2015 11:49 AM EST on LiveScience Attention, online daters: If you want to get lucky in lo...

Teens Are Getting Less And Less Sleep

Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living

By Cari Nierenberg, Contributing writer Published: 02/17/2015 02:45 AM EST on LiveScience The amount of time that teens spend sleeping has subst...

Even Treadmill Desks Don't Make Up For Too Much Sitting

Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Laura Geggel Published: 02/11/2015 10:15 AM EST on LiveScience Desks that have built-in treadmills may help people walk more at the office, ...

For Teens, Falling Asleep Gets Harder With More Screen Time -- Even If It's During The Day

Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Laura Geggel Published: 02/03/2015 02:57 AM EST on LiveScience Teenagers who while away the hours on an electronic device -- whether it's a...

The Outcome Of The Super Bowl Could Depend On Whether The Players Are Night Owls Or Early Birds

Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Tanya Lewis Published: 01/30/2015 09:38 AM EST on LiveScience Football fans, take note: The outcome of this weekend's Super Bowl, along with...

Your Coffee Habit May Protect Against Some Skin Cancers

Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Stephanie Pappas Published: 01/20/2015 04:31 PM EST on LiveScience Go ahead, enjoy that morning mug. A new study suggests that people who ar...

All That Texting Is Your Changing Your Brain

Posted 12.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Bahar Gholipour Published: 12/24/2014 09:13 AM EST on LiveScience All that texting is changing your brain. A new study shows that the delic...

Why Painful Memories Are Harder To Shake

Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Christopher Wanjek Published: 12/11/2014 10:12 AM EST on LiveScience Memories of traumatic events can be hard to shake, and now scientists ...

U.S. Airports Screened 2,000 Travelers For Ebola, And Found No Cases

Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 12/09/2014 03:50 PM EST on LiveScience Nearly 2,000 travelers from West Africa who arrived at five U.S. airports ...

How Long You Sleep May Be In Your Genes

Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living

By Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, Contributing Writer Published: 12/04/2014 10:34 AM EST on LiveScience The amount of time people spend sleeping is linke...

Carbs, Not Fat, May Be Tied To Heart Disease And Diabetes Risk

Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Christopher Wanjek Published: 12/03/2014 01:41 AM EST on LiveScience Is the pendulum swinging back? In what seems contrary to mainstream die...

Eating Late At Night May Be Harming Your Memory

Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Tanya Lewis Published: 11/25/2014 08:45 AM EST on LiveScience The hectic pace of modern life means that people are often eating at odd times...

Trans Fats May Hurt Memory

Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Bahar Gholipour Published: 11/22/2014 01:16 PM EST on LiveScience CHICAGO — It might be difficult to carefully avoid all of the tasty food...

U.S. Obesity Rates Are Even Higher Than We Thought

Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 11/20/2014 09:33 AM EST on LiveScience NEW ORLEANS — The obesity rates of many U.S. states are actually higher ...

The 10 Healthiest Chain Restaurants In The U.S.

Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 11/20/2014 09:46 AM EST on LiveScience NEW ORLEANS — A new website ranks popular restaurant chains in the Unite...