Health

Losing the Battle Against the Munchies? A New Study Says You Should Get More Rest.
News and Trends

Losing the Battle Against the Munchies? A New Study Says You Should Get More Rest.

Finally, a study that tells you going back to bed is beneficial.
Lindsay Friedman
Can Your Hotel Make You Healthier?
Hotels

Can Your Hotel Make You Healthier?

Budget-friendly hotels are now offering extras aimed at promoting health, from vitamin-infused showers to rent-able workout gear.
Elaine Glusac
The FDA Wants to Find Out if Cartoon Drug Ads Are Bad for Consumers
Advertising

The FDA Wants to Find Out if Cartoon Drug Ads Are Bad for Consumers

The agency will look into whether the ads obscure important safety and side effect information.
Addicts Put Inside Virtual 'Heroin Cave' in Study to Help Them Kick the Habit
Virtual Reality

Addicts Put Inside Virtual 'Heroin Cave' in Study to Help Them Kick the Habit

Researchers are looking to see if making their way through a simulated house party crammed with stimuli aimed at evoking cravings for the drug will help better equip those who suffer from addiction to do so in the real world.
If You're Going to Sit at Work, Make Sure You're Doing It Right (Infographic)
Infographics

If You're Going to Sit at Work, Make Sure You're Doing It Right (Infographic)

While it has become popular to call sitting the new smoking, standing all day is not without its health risks. Here's how you can make sure that when you are sitting, you are sitting ergonomically.
Catherine Clifford
J&J Must Pay $72 Million for Cancer Death Linked to Talcum Powder
Lawsuits

J&J Must Pay $72 Million for Cancer Death Linked to Talcum Powder

Johnson & Johnson faces claims that it, in an effort to boost sales, failed for decades to warn consumers that its talc-based products could cause cancer.
Cheers! Drinking More Coffee May Undo Liver Damage From Booze.
Coffee

Cheers! Drinking More Coffee May Undo Liver Damage From Booze.

Two additional cups of coffee a day was linked to a 44 percent lower risk of developing liver cirrhosis.
How a Father's Love for His Ailing Son Inspired Him to Reinvent the Sneaker
Radicals & Visionaries

How a Father's Love for His Ailing Son Inspired Him to Reinvent the Sneaker

Steve Kaufman didn't want his son's medical condition to stop him from putting his shoes on by himself. His quest to boost the teen's self-esteem led to the creation of Quikiks.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Scientists Extend the Lifespan of Mice by up to 35 Percent
Health

Scientists Extend the Lifespan of Mice by up to 35 Percent

Hypothetically, if the drug treatment did add 35 percent to the lifespan of humans, it would bring average life expectancy to between 95 and 100 years.
Theranos Poses 'Immediate Jeopardy' to Patient Health, Government Says
Safety

Theranos Poses 'Immediate Jeopardy' to Patient Health, Government Says

The embattled blood-testing startup's lab practices were found to be deficient.
The 3-Word Diet That Can Lead to a Better Life
Diet

The 3-Word Diet That Can Lead to a Better Life

Chris Kresser knows that what we put into our bodies is what determines our health.
A Cure for Type 1 Diabetes Is a Step Closer
Health

A Cure for Type 1 Diabetes Is a Step Closer

Scientists and researchers at MIT and Harvard, in collaboration with other university experts, have developed an implantable device that could prevent implanted insulin-producing cells from being attacked.
Tinder Adds STD Testing Locator
Performance Ignited

Tinder Adds STD Testing Locator

The move ends a feud between the dating site and a leading sexual health advocacy group.
What VCs Want in 2016
VC

What VCs Want in 2016

From cybersecurity to robotics: 2016 investment predictions from top VCs
Michelle Goodman