Leila Wehbe, a Ph.D. student at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, displays images that used brain scans made from volunteers in a recent experiment while in her office on Wednesday Nov. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Reading about Harry Potter's adventures learning to fly his broomstick activates some of the same regions in the brain we use to perceive real people's actions and intentions.
A new school in Redmond might change the way we think about learning disabilities. Instead of teaching kids how to accommodate a difficulty, the school hopes to actually change the brains of students, eliminating the disability altogether.
Heartburn. Its the last thing you want when you eat, but sometimes it can't be avoided.
It unquestionably the most important part of the Thanksgiving Meal. (Image: Thinkstock)
Careful when you do all that slicing and dicing!
The more complex your tasks, the more likely you are to retain your memory
Lightbar patrons are bathed in a purple glow from special lights in Portland, Ore., Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Designed to mimic sunlight, light boxes are now being featured at the bar and a cafe in Seattle to help those with seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, an energy-sapping depression that occurs at the same time each year and affects an estimated 3 percent to 5 percent of Americans. Lightbar has walls leading to the high, barrel-vault ceiling that are bathed in ever-changing colors, such as a deep blue that mimics the sky just before sunrise and a red that evokes a winter sunset. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
If you are starting to feel down in the dumps, it could be SAD.
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Before booking a Hawaiian vacation, find out about an injury that only strikes beginning surfers. Surfers Myelopathy can have devastating consequences.
A major study lifts a cloud around Zetia and Vytorin, blockbuster drugs for lowering cholesterol.
As a crucial second sign-up season gears up, the Obama administration said Sunday that HealthCare.gov is stable and working well, a far cry from last year's frozen computer screens and frustrated customers.
They come in nearly every color scheme imaginable, from camouflage to bright pink. Most skiers and snowboarders on the slopes are wearing them, and if you're not, well, you are not just reckless, you are . GASP! . unfashionable.
Japanese competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi eats chicken wings during SportsRadio WIP�s Wing Bowl 2012 eating contest Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 in Philadelphia. Kobayashi won by eating 337 wings. The annual event is held the Friday before the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Maybe like me, you made a plan this year to change up the way you eat...but there have been some major slip ups.
Business Insider just ranked the top ten most stressed-out cities in America, and we were not on the list. (Image: Thinkstock)
Stress. It comes at us from every direction; especially this time of year.
Use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled over three years, according to a new government report released Thursday.
Kids get bullied at school for all kinds of reasons. They way they dress, how they might talk, their economic status.
But food allergies?
Parents try to provide nutritious meals, but they might also be feeding their kids a diet high in dangerous chemicals. Phthalates are turning up in surprising places.