Summer is coming to an end, and with fall and winter come cold and flu season. Want to give your annual flu vaccination a powerful boost? Start sleeping more.
Does a taste of champagne at a family wedding consign your son to a life of AA meetings? Will the mere mention of sex at home ensure your daughter of a future reality show appearance as a teen mom?
We're letting you in on this secret because Fall is a great time to escape to endless summer.
One of my patients asked me about a recent article she read in a magazine that said that fish oil supplement consumption may lead to increased risk of cancer. She has rheumatoid arthritis, and takes fish oil for help with controlling inflammation in her body.
Last week delivered some disconcerting news for people with a specific, strong inherited high risk for developing cancer.
Here's the flipside to the story about foods that can help you sleep better: Eating a diet heavily composed of the "wrong" foods can interfere with your sleep.
Numerous studies have shown that an average of 1 in 3 practicing physicians is suffering from symptomatic burnout on any given office day, worldwide, regardless of specialty.
A new study of 20 major media outlets used the image-curating website Pinterest to help measure the photographic coverage of four days of the Olympics.
Science often inspires science fiction writers to explore fantastic scenarios that may be just around the corner. However, sometimes, science fiction can also be an inspiration for science.
Watch this video as I reveal the smoking gun -- er, cigarette -- in the conclusion of a recent study that demonizes eating eggs, by comparing it with smoking! Should you eat eggs, or are you truly putting your life at risk?
The study most recently in the headlines -- just published in the journal Atherosclerosis -- suggests not only that egg ingestion increases the risk of heart disease, but also that the association is as strong as that for cigarettes. I don't believe either is true.
You've probably heard about how significant a role stress is believed to play in the development of illness and disease. Here's some sobering and important news: New research indicates that lack of sleep can be as damaging to the immune system as stress.
Do you ever feel forgetful and a little sluggish of mind? Do you wish you could pick up new skills more quickly and easily? Here's a tip: You can boost your learning power by beefing up your sleep routine.
If you're someone who regularly skips breakfast, it might be time to restructure your morning to fit it in. The immediate and long-term effects are an investment in your health and wellbeing.
The U.S. cannot simply "on-shore" its lost manufacturing base to retain a position of economic health. We must ask how the U.S. can continue to excel in design, while integrating design further upstream in the business cycle?
Let's say you want some extra boost to your willpower, but you're not interested in getting medicated. You know there is a growing interest in vitamins and dietary supplements for all types of benefits. Shouldn't there be something natural that can help? Perhaps there is.
There's been a lot of buzz recently about a new study that punched a few new holes in the already-tattered notion that weight gain and loss is simply a matter of "calories in vs. calories out."
A recent study brings most welcome and important news for men with obstructive sleep apnea -- and their partners. Keeping up with your CPAP routine can help to improve your sex life and your relationship, as well as your sleep.
A new psychology paper, published in the June 2012 issue of Psychological Science, looked at the effectiveness of different advertising messages based on people's personality traits.
At this point, if you are someone who is interested in supplements and vitamins, you might be getting tired of hearing about all the extensive virtues of vitamin D.