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Childhood is the perfect time to start healthy eating habits, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.
If your 6-month-old still wakes up at 2 a.m., a new study suggests you don't lose any additional sleep worrying about it.
Breast milk and infant formula both encourage the growth of similar types of bacteria in a baby's digestive system, but the bacteria from the two forms of food work differently, researchers report.
If it seems like everyone you know is trying yoga or meditation, you might be right. A new government survey shows that the number of Americans practicing the "mindfulness" techniques has surged in the past few years.
Driving under the influence and distracted driving are well-known hazards, but few people think twice about getting behind the wheel when feeling drowsy, a sleep expert warns.
Your life partner has a much greater influence on your longevity than the genes you inherited from your family, according to a new analysis of the family trees of more than 400 million people.
New research shows that electronic cigarettes contain chemicals that cause heart damage, adding to the growing list of concerns about their safety.
Melanoma skin cancer death rates in men are on the rise in most countries, but are stable or declining for women in some, according to a new study.
Caffeine-laden energy drinks are popular, but they might make your blood vessels less efficient, a small study suggests.
Caffeine is a stimulant that is found naturally in some foods and is added to others. It can trigger a fast heartbeat, headache, digestive problems, high blood pressure, moodiness and insomnia, the National Safety Council says.