More Companies Want Employees to Work Less
In many industrial countries, people work five eight-hour days or 40 hours a week. But some companies now want their employees to work just four days a week and still pay them for five.
Forget Exercising: Surgeons Can Make the Stomach Look Muscular
The ideal body is often presented as one with a stomach having no fat, or better yet, defined muscles.
Researchers Test for Cancer in a Person's Breath
In the United States, many people think of drunk driving when they hear the term “breathalyzer.”
Questions to Ask Before You Marry
Marriage. Is it a romantic situation with some practical parts? Or is it a practical situation with some romantic parts?
New Exercise Trend Also Helps Environment
For some people, walking or running outdoors is a great way to exercise. What may not be so great is seeing trash all over the ground.
Negative Self-Talk Can Hurt You
Sometimes a little self-criticism is not a bad thing. We all can learn much from our mistakes. However, too much of it may affect your brain -- and your life.
Which Is Better for Your Career: Specializing or Generalizing?
When trying to make a successful career, which is better: being a generalist or a specialist?
Face Blind' People Cannot Remember Faces
Some people are great at remembering faces. Once they meet you, they never forget how you look.
Is Climate Change Making You Sneeze More?
Blooming flowers and new growth on trees make spring a beautiful time of the year. But for many people, all of this new growth only brings suffering in the form of allergies.
Powerful Magnets Can Relieve Depression
Depression is more than just feeling sad. It is a serious disease. Depression can interfere with normal life and a person’s sense of self-worth. It can end in suicide.
Mushroom Hunting Gains Popularity in US
What used to be an outdoor activity for only extreme foodies is now becoming more and more popular in many parts of the United States.
Ancient Bones Reveal Ancient Diet, Lifestyle
Scientists learned recently that fish was the main source of protein for people in southern Scandinavia many thousands of years ago.
Non-Traditional Treatment Helps People Breathe Easier
A Hungarian doctor is advising her lung disease patients to consider a non-traditional form of treatment: singing!
In the U.S., Some Men Are Helping Women Give Birth
An increasing number of pregnant women in the United States choose to work with a doula.
Ways to Achieve Your Goals
If you are like millions of people around the world, the New Year brings with it new goals.
WHO: Too Much Screen Time Bad for Children
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its first ever guidance on how much time young children should spend using electronic devices with screens.
Healthy Children Not Growing Properly May Lack This
Most healthy children between the ages of four and 10 grow about five centimeters a year.
Soap Invented by Indian Women May Save Lives
One of the easiest ways to stop the spread of disease is to simply wash your hands.
Study: Air Pollution Reduces Intelligence
Air pollution is a killer.
The World Health Organization says it kills an estimated seven million people around the world each year.
Mother's Milk Is Best for Smallest Humans
A premature baby is born too early, before 37 weeks of pregnancy. A micro preemie is born even earlier, spending less than 26 weeks inside the mother. A pregnancy normally lasts about 40 weeks.