By stopping the growth of bacteria rather than killing them, the standard antibacterial soap ingredient triclosan gives them opportunities to become antibiotic-resistant.
Treatments in the past weren't as benign as they are today. Here, we take a look at bizarre, dangerous, and addictive treatments of yesteryear, when the phrase "The doctor will see you now" could strike fear into the heart of the bravest person.
Have you heard of alkaline ionized water? Do you wonder what it can do for you? The real answer is, not a lot. Here's what you need to know about alkaline water.
For some people it's time on the computer that causes their sleep deprivation, but for others a computer-based intervention can be the key to normalizing their sleep cycles.
Look before you leap. Not all health tips and trends are good, or even correct.
Physical therapists treat more than just injuries. They provide preventative care to people in need so that they can live their best quality of life. PTs probably treat many conditions you weren't even aware of, and a PT could help someone in your family.
A study published by the Radiological Society of North America has found that short-term sleep deprivation, in the context of 24-hour shifts, may result in an increase in heart rate, blood pressure and contraction of the heart.
Politicians always lie. However, the US and UK have entered a new era of "post-truth politics," in which the strongest appeal is made by what Stephen Colbert calls "truthiness," feeling right whether truthful or not. Here is what we can do about this.
Researchers have discovered that electronic monitoring of anti-retroviral therapy adherence in ‘real time’ increases treatment compliance and reduces the frequency of treatment interruptions.
We all make New Year's Resolutions, whether they be big or small. But if you choose a few small changes to aspire to, you'll find yourself far more likely to stick to them.