New findings published in the journal Neurology reveal that high-stress jobs may increase stroke risk, particularly in women.
A team of researchers have discovered that a quarter of teenagers experience chronic pain when they've also experienced a mental disorder.
As climate change strikes the Northeast, many species, including the polar bear, are cross-breeding, resulting in hybrids in the wild.
Russia has laid claims to the Arctic. Now, though, it seems as though the U.S. is falling behind other nations in the critical region.
It turns out that America may be in for a total solar eclipse; it just happens to be two years from now. Researchers have announced that on Aug. 21, 2017, people in North America will witness one of nature's greatest sky shows.
Every year, millions of tons of road salt are applied to the streets and highways across the United States to help make travel safer. However, what scientists still can fully explain is how it affects our wildlife.
Climate change may be impacting your health in major ways. Scientists have taken a closer look at how the changing climate will impact public health in the U.S. Gulf Coast.
Statistics show that there are roughly 185,000 aputees in the United States every year, according to the Amputee Coalition. The problem, however, is that it's extremely difficult to replace lost limbs. For instance, though there have been many transplant surgeries in the country, patients must const...
Could the tone of a candidates voice influence whether he or she wins in office?
Now researchers at the University of Medicine from Seoul Korea have found that the use of antidepressants, particularly if painkillers are involved, can increase the risk of stroke; this was true for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), including commonly used medications to reduce fever, ...
Make no mistake: we absolutely adore our chickens. But, then again, it's probably not the best idea to go out and kiss one of them-which health officials suspect is what's to blame for the spread of some instances of salmonella bacteria. Over the past few years, the numbers of illnesses caused by sa...
New findings published in the journal Environment and Behaviour examine why some would prefer to take the stairs over the elevator and vice versa. Looking at issues like these could help to get more people up and moving, to lower obesity rates and to prevent the risk of future health problems.