(CNN) — You might want to stand up for this. A growing amount of research suggests that just standing -- even if you don't walk around -- can have health benefits. A recent study in Australia found that
We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy. People start to hallucinate and go a bit
We're into February, which means one thing for us: Pancake Day has arrived. While many often turn to ready-made pancake mix – Aunt Jemimas, invented in Missouri in 1889, has been sold for centuries – the
When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain. That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering
Two and a half men — none of them Charlie Sheen. That's surely what many viewers were watching for: To see whether Sheen would return for Thursday's final episode of Two and a Half Men — the series he
When it comes to dropping pounds, your diet is your best friend. Ask any nutritionist or personal trainer: What you put onto your plate is so, so important for weight loss. But we're not talking about
(CNN) — I grew up in a crowded house with three siblings, many passions and incredible energy. I was surrounded by loving family, including two wonderful parents who cared so much about our education.
I have read two books more than a 100 times, for different motives and with different consequences. Hamlet I read a 100 times for my dissertation, The Inimitable Jeeves by PG Wodehouse a 100 times for
Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will be tasked with sharing intelligence and coordinating responses to major attacks The White House today will announce the creation of a new agency tasked
Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking. Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless of
Now, imagine if she'd done this at the Super Bowl. Katy Perry will perform "By the Grace of God," a ballad from her latest album Prism, at this weekend's Grammys. She'll stare the stage with Brooke Axtell,
Parents: What is your message to parents who don't vaccinate their kids? Share your video or written perspective on CNN iReport. (CNN) — To call the news surrounding vaccinations a "debate" is misleading.
Parents: What is your message to parents who don't vaccinate their kids? Share your video or written perspective on CNN iReport. (CNN) — A Southern California day care has shut down because an infant --
(CNN) — About a third of American parents harbor some degree of "vaccine hesitancy" that leads them to resist getting recommended vaccines. It's also true that nearly a third of Americans think the evidence
I heard it over dinner at a friend’s house. I talked about it on a call with a scientist. I discussed it while waiting for public health officials to issue an update on the measles outbreak. The same question,
The food industry relies on alternatives to sugar for a vast range of diet foods. But are they safe to consume? Claudia Hammond investigates. Many people buy diet drinks and sweeteners in a bid to reduce