In a virtual-reality setting in the university’s Youth Safety Lab, the scientists simulated a pedestrian street-crossing situation. Then they evaluated the behaviors of teens crossing the street based on the number of hours of sleep they had the night before. The teens were allowed either 4 hours or 8 ½ hours of sleep.
Researchers at University College London, England, recently studied this question. For years, advertisements on harmful health habits have focused on the negative aspect of risky health behaviors, including smoking, drug and alcohol abuse, texting while driving or unsafe sex.
CoupleListening177856917Medical professionals estimate that 50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus. Described as persistent ringing sounds in the ears, tinnitus often impacts people’s ability to concentrate, sleep or just enjoy living.
Traumatic experiences can be debilitating both physically and mentally, often creating scars that last throughout life, reinforcing the importance of knowing how to cope after a traumatic event.
An estimated 79 million Americans are in danger of developing diabetes, reports the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
New research demonstrates that regular exercise can help teens who smoke to kick the habit.
Americans are living longer, but many are sickly as they age and often are diagnosed with chronic health issues that could have been prevented, such as diabetes and heart disease.
Many pregnant women recognize the importance of maintaining good nutrition and an exercise regimen, but some may not be aware of how smoking, alcohol and low vitamin D impacts their developing babies.
Whether you’re taking a vacation, or traveling for work, it is possible to eat healthy while away from home.
Men who consume one 11-ounce soda daily are at greater risk of developing an aggressive form of prostate cancer, according to researchers at Lund University in Sweden.