According to many studies, the rise of agriculture coincided with declines in human height and overall health.
There's mounting evidence that long stretches of inactivity are not good for you, even if you're not overweight and seem basically healthy.
Snoring can be a red flag for diseases like heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
Artificial sweeteners do not affect blood sugar levels. But here's the catch: They are often paired with other sugar substitutes that do.
Bones are not just for structural support, but are also dynamic organs, containing active living cells and with blood vessels and nerves running through them.
Did you know your immune system can be your worst enemy?
Some people have told you that it's not good to drink too much coffee. Actually, drinking several cups a day has many benefits!
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Some scientists say putting a extra weight in toys can put a little more exercise into your kids' playtime.
Eat too much and you might wind up obese. Eat the wrong things and watch your cholesterol shoot through the roof. As if that’s not enough, doctors have found that, taken together, conditions like high blood pressure and obesity are good predictors of illnesses including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Learn more on this Moment of Science.