Like many Africans, I didn’t know the hints of a lurking depression. I thought feeling sad, hopeless and pessimistic most of the time was natural.
If your morning cup of coffee is chased with a second serving and coworkers nudge you awake in long meetings, then you're probably tired, cranky and need to read this article.
Photo by maHidoodi
In our culture, normal human emotions like temporary sadness are often treated as disorders. Manipulative advertising, marketing and self-help industries claim happiness should be ours for the asking.
A seven month-old baby in Belgium died from malnutrition after his parents put him on an alternative gluten-free diet despite no actual medical diagnosis or recommendation.
For African-Americans, the isolation of living in a racially segregated neighborhood may lead to an important health issue: higher blood pressure.
After almost losing his own mother to the disease, Mexican teen Julio Rios Cantu has patented a bra that can detect early signs of breast cancer.
It might seem silly that a concoction made of just lemon and water could be a health trend, but many are raving about the benefits of the beverage.
To cook or not to cook. Vegetables are an incredibly healthy source of fuel—nutrient-packed and light on the calories. There’s no question about that.
From an evolutionary standpoint, sleep is quite literally a waste of your time, yet it’s fought its way through countless years of adaptation in nearly every living animal on Earth.