Sometimes science quantifies something many of us know to be true. So listen up, new parents: Waking up repeatedly to care for a little one isn't good for your moods and your ability to attend to tasks, and it's just as bad as not sleeping much at all.

When I emailed a family member that I was at the annual convention of the Hawaii Coffee Association, he replied, "A dietitian and nutritionist at a coffee convention? Just curious."

Trying to eat healthy when dining out?

The cramping began in Maggie Barton's toes during a tennis playoff match six summers ago. It swept up her body like a torrent, overtaking her calves and her entire body, leaving in its wake excruciating pain and an inability to move her arms.

The single biggest cause of personal bankruptcy in the United States isn't job loss or irresponsible use of credit. It's medical expenses.

As a tax preparer, Stephen Yu deals with clients who can't locate records or are panicked because they haven't filed in years. Unfortunately, Yu picks up on their stress and sometimes takes it home, especially during tax season. He becomes irritable, distracted and can't sleep.

When the number of cesarean deliveries in Pennsylvania's Allegheny Health Network spiked last year, obstetrical department leaders issued new guidelines on when to perform them and began monitoring doctors' individual cesarean delivery rates.

The fitness world always has had a fixation with physical appearance, but social media has propelled this into stratospheric levels of vanity.

President Obama's health care law was dealt a new blow Tuesday as a federal appeals court ruled that due to a wording glitch in the Affordable Care Act, some low- and middle-income residents are not entitled to receive government assistance to subsidize their insurance.

At age 25, Mark Elrod loved rugby so much he walked away rather than embarrass the sport.

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