Loading...

The placebo effect can mend a broken heart

Good news, lonely hearts: Diving into that pint of New York Superfudge Chunk really is helping you get over him! A new study shows that just believing you're doing something to help yourself get over your ex can influence the emotional centers of the brain and lessen the sting. A group of recen
Read More

Doctors, nurses want NYC to open centers for addicts to use drugs

More than 100 doctors and nurses are asking the city to open sites where drug addicts can shoot up more safely than on the street. The controversial centers — known as supervised injection facilities — are meant to cut down on the risk of overdoses and HIV and Hepatitis C infections. The
Read More

5 fire safety tips to act on right now

The National Fire Protection Association says that fire departments responded to a home fire every 86 seconds in 2015. Home fires start and spread with rapid and overwhelming ferocity, especially in unprepared homes. But there are several ways you can arm your house and your family from potential
Read More

White wine linked to rosacea: study

Drinking white wine may lead to red skin for certain women. Those who sip five or more glasses of Chardonnay or other white vinos increase their risk of developing the skin condition rosacea by 49%. Even infrequent Sauvignon sippers don’t get off scot free. One to three glasses a month rais
Read More

How to preserve your sex life after getting prostate cancer

A diagnosis of prostate cancer for any man is different from other cancers. Prostate cancer can directly affect a man’s sex life — one of the first thoughts many men will have after hearing the diagnosis is how will it impact their sexual functioning. This response is normal as there often
Read More

Access to liver transplants is worse for New Yorkers

When Steve Jobs needed a liver transplant in 2009, he went to Tennessee, where the wait time for a donated organ is significantly shorter than in states like California, Massachusetts, Texas, and New York. He didn't break any rules; he just took advantage of an antiquated system that distribute
Read More

Achoo! How to get relief from New York’s high pollen count

The pollen concentrations in New York for April are already predicted to be medium to high. In recent times, June has been the starting point for New York pollen, and way back in 1950 the highest pollen count in New York occurred on Sept. 1 in the height of the ragweed season. So high pollen co
Read More

Social media causes runners to exercise even more

Social media can make you envious of your friend’s food — and now, science tells us, it can even shame you into exercising more. Researchers have discovered that people’s fitness routines are heavily dependent on how they feel about other people's fitness routines. "If you run more
Read More

Sugary drinks linked to Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory loss

Sugary soft drinks are killing your brain — and diet versions are even worse! Two new studies done by the same team of Boston University researchers revealed a "very strong suggestion" that not only do sugary soft drinks shrink the human brain and reduce memory capacity but sugar-fr
Read More

U.S. soda sales fizzle — again

The fizz went out of soda sales for the 12th year in a row. Carbonated soft drinks sales were down by .8% in the U.S. in 2016, according to figures out from Beverage Digest. Per capita consumption of soda and sports drinks fell to 642 eight-ounce servings last year — the lowest level since
Read More
Page 10 of 22« First...89101112...20...Last »