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Fri, May 10, 2013 4:23 PM
Ticklish laughter activates the hypothalamus, a part of the brain involved in regulating many functions, including visceral reactions.
Legendary actor cancels an awards ceremony due to 'symptoms of a yet-to-be-diagnosed neurological disorder.'
A new understanding about the science of touch could change everything from the way we shop online to how dentists learn the telltale feel of a cavity.
A grassroots movement in response to the Boston Marathon bombing is creating group runs in states all over to raise money and show support.
This is what the skies over Beaumont, Texas, look like whenever one of the local refineries loses power.
The poison derived from common castor beans is extremely lethal.
The painkiller seems capable of 'blocking existential unease in the same way it prevents pain,' says researcher.
Alcohol can damage the white matter, 'cables' that help the brain communicate, while exercise can strengthen it.
For hundreds of years, the human immune system has relied on a regular stream of biological tourists for health, but when things get too squeaky clean, there's a problem. An easy fix: Go dig in the dirt for a while.
Dietary supplements do not require FDA approval before they are sold to consumers and are only regulated after being placed on shelves.
The actor who is battling Parkinson's disease says his return to television is meant to show others that you should never be intimidated by a diagnosis.
Whether your kid has a scary doctor appointment coming up, back-to-school jitters or fear of a life-size Mickey Mouse, here's how to put a worried mind at ease.
As the city reels from the marathon bombings, an outpouring of love and altruism prevails.
Video: Another study links eating fish with a longer, healthier life. Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down what you need to know.
April is Stress Awareness Month. Are you suffering from its pernicious physical and mental effects?
Researchers have developed a new app that would streamline an autism diagnosis and could help a child get treatment sooner.
Green parenting author on raising eco-friendly kids.