Millions of African-Americans left the rural South during the 20th century in search of greater opportunities for work, education and overall quality of life in the urban North, Midwest and West.
People are more successful in taking up healthy habits if their partner makes positive changes too, according to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine today (Monday).
"I will definitely give up smoking – that's my New Year's resolution," she stated emphatically as she thumped her fist on the table to underline her determination. "All very well", I thought, as I sat opposite ...
With the holidays around the corner, we're all a little more likely to indulge, especially when it comes to alcohol. While a few extra drinks might be brushed off as holiday cheer, they can actually signal a problem in young ...
(Medical Xpress)—The heart is more forgiving than you may think—especially to adults who try to take charge of their health, a new Northwestern Medicine study has found.
President Barack Obama says smoking pot is no more dangerous than drinking but calls it a "bad idea," amid a push for legalization in several states.
Being mindful appears to help prevent the formation of bad habits, but perhaps good ones too. Georgetown University researchers are trying to unravel the impact of implicit learning, and their findings might ...
(HealthDay)—In recent years, researchers have suggested that smokers can boost their lifespans by cutting down instead of quitting.
In the long run, encouraging a baby to finish the last ounce in their bottle might be doing more harm than good.
In Laura West's household, a 24-pack of Diet Coke lasts about a week. She drinks two or three a day, her 15-year-old-son Michael at least that many.
Simply ejecting your rear from the couch means your hand will spend less time digging into a bag of chocolate chip cookies.
Those motivated to actively change bad habits may be setting themselves up for failure, a new study suggests.
As a brand new year gets underway, people all over America are resolving to better manage their weight and have a more healthy 2012. According to a new study, those starting new weight loss programs may be surprised to find ...
It is time to leave apart the belief that mass media are always a source of bad habits. Television, newspaper and the Internet, when used to get information, may turn out to be of help for health.