Behavior

As the world concentrates on fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, spring is fast approaching. Trees will soon be in bloom, spring flowers will decorate parks, and green grass will make everything look...
As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 continues to increase in the United States, health organizations and government officials are continuing to warn the most at-risk populations, urging them...
Allergies are a very common chronic condition among Americans. More than 7% of the adult population is diagnosed with hay fever every year, which is the common name for allergic rhinitis. In the...
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, which was first detected in Wuhan City, China, late last year and has since spread to nearly 60 other countries, has met two of the criteria for a pandemic, according...
No one can escape the passage of time – the body will age. Yet, some people who are in their 50s look like they’re in their 30s. There are also plenty of those who are in their 20s but look...
The WHO is convening a meeting Tuesday in Geneva to give researchers and medical practitioners a chance to share information about the coronavirus outbreak. That will help battle the disease, but...
Metabolism is a complex chemical process. In simple terms, it’s the process in which the body converts foods and drinks into energy. People often put the blame on their metabolism if their...
When it comes to exercising, residents of a few cities are leading the pack. Nationally, the share of adults who meet or exceed federal exercise guidelines — 150 minutes of moderate aerobic...
Since the rapidly spreading novel coronavirus was first identified last year in China in Wuhan — a city of 11 million residents that is larger than any city in the United States — it has...
It seems like a contradiction but as obesity is on the rise, so is the number of Americans who exercise. Almost 40% of adults and nearly 20% of adolescents in the country are obese, the highest...
Going to the gym deserves admiration. You have taken a step towards becoming healthier, but now you have to be careful not to actually get sick. The sad truth is that gyms can be germ-infested...
Many people see pharmacists as the white-coated, behind-the-counter individuals who dispense pills in a bottle. While they do perform that important service, they are also capable of a lot more....
A new analysis of data collected from more than 300,000 adolescents worldwide show that more than a third engage in risky behaviors that could lead to premature death.
The influenza season officially runs from October to as late as May each year. Activity peaks around the end of the year and into January, which means that the U.S. is in its peak period. In some...
You know you have to rush to the ER and call your doctor right away when your chest hurts and you can’t breathe. These are signs you can’t ignore. But some insignificant symptoms that many...