Young children that were tucked into bed before 8 p.m., when examined 10 years later, had less than half the obesity rate of those that had gone to bed after 9 p.m.
Children born to mothers with high exposures to PCBs, DDT and other banned-but-still-present chemicals had a 50 to 82 percent greater chance of being born with autism.
People that were dissatisfied with their jobs throughout their 20s and 30s were more likely to experience sleep problems, depression and excessive worry after age 40.
After sipping peppermint tea, people’s alertness and memory improved, while chamomile tea slowed thinking.
A seven-year study in fracking-heavy Pennsylvania found that people living close to a fracking site were up to four times more likely to suffer asthma attacks.
Pile on the cranberry sauce. Women given 500 milligrams of cranberry powder daily for six months had significantly fewer UTIs.
Diners at a chain restaurant picked healthier choices from the menu when a dining area was brightly lit.
Half of a group of 170 teenagers that used ear buds reported bouts of ringing or buzzing in their ears.
Children that sucked their thumb or bit their nails had fewer allergies as adults, reports a study by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Studies increasingly link noisy surroundings to stress hormones and cognitive difficulties in children.