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Do feelings of happiness help to prevent people from becoming sick, or help them to get better quicker?
Research demonstrates many common medical practices are ineffective and may even be harmful.
A systematic review calls into question recommendations about a low-sodium diet.
While working later in life may seem prudent financially, most people do not continue to work past the typical retirement age.
You may think people who don’t follow through with their New Year’s resolutions lack willpower. But new research is demonstrating that’s not actually the case.
There’s an expansive body of evidence that demonstrates the benefits of older adults’ wisdom and the value of fostering communication across generations.
There is clear evidence that the foundations for sex education comes from parents and guardians at home.
Unfortunately, an abundance of delicious food means that most of us consume extra calories during this time of year.
On average, 115 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. Research is identifying solutions.
Research shows parenting courses are helpful for parents and kids of all ages.
As the election quickly approaches, there is evidence that respectful dialogue can persuade.
Cardiovascular fitness is one of the most important predictors of living a long life.
The evidence is mounting that vitamin D supplements are not as helpful as we once believed.
A new field of research investigates how what we listen to affects how well we can pay attention to and, ultimately, perform a task.
Every day, children in the United States experience sexual abuse. Researchers are searching for the best prevention strategies.
The World Health Organization finds that most people across the globe don't exercise enough—and the organization has a plan to solve that problem.
A new study and meta-analysis unveils new evidence about the role of carbohydrates in a healthy diet.
Boys and girls across the nation are getting ready to go back to school. But does gender make a difference in performance?
You can’t miss news stories about violent interactions between police and civilians, but based on media reports, it can be difficult to understand the dynamics across the nation.
Science demonstrates that when young people begin puberty, their biological clocks shift. But school start times don't follow suit.
A large body of research points to cognitive-behavioral therapy as the most effective treatment for anxiety among youth.
As violent video games continue to grow in popularity, do they lead to real-life violence?
The evidence of how well sunscreen protects against skin cancer is mixed.
Unfortunately, separating children from their parents is nothing new. As a result, there is scientific data that describes the effects of separating children from their families.
You will find artificial sweeteners in diet sodas, yogurts, canned fruits, chewing gum, and ice cream to name a few. Research shows they may be safer than you think.
Since their debut in 2004, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes have steadily grown in popularity. But are they really as harmless as they are touted to be?
A new systematic review published earlier this month looks specifically at the reasons that youth injure themselves.
Intermittent fasting is gaining popularity in the diet world. But does it work?
For decades, the U.S. Dietary Guidelines advised that drinking in moderation was healthy, but a new analysis finds otherwise.
Falls are a serious problem among older adults. What's the best course of action to prevent injury?
The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) at Cornell University is focused on using research findings to improve health and well-being of people at all stages of life.