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The real Captain America is obese and bad at math

Think your beloved superhero is as hunky as Chris Evans? The real Cap' is more likely to be overweight and behind in school.

By July 2, 2014


City texts obese residents to remind them to lose weight

The English town of Stoke-on-Trent decides to text those who are seriously overweight. The intention is to be motivational. But won't it just be annoying?

By February 5, 2014


Science is serious about developing an 'exercise pill'

It's not just for couch potatoes...a pill to at least supplement your workout may be on the horizon, and some researchers say they've got the road map to get there.

By October 7, 2015


Want to win a woman's heart? Fill her belly with food

Women are more likely to pick up on romantic cues when they feel sated, a new study says. It probably doesn't hurt if you also pick up the check.

By August 17, 2015


IBM's Watson wants to make you healthier in deal with CVS Health

CVS and IBM will use Watson's computational abilities to do a better job of predicting possible health issues and give patients recommendations on how to stay healthy.

By July 30, 2015


Mobile screens: Do they really turn your kids' brains to mush?

From CNET Magazine: Babies and toddlers love looking at the screens of tablets and smartphones -- but doctors warn that too much screen time could cause problems later in life. How much is too much?

By July 14, 2015


Wake to the smell of money (or peaches) with scent-based alarm clock

SensorWake promises to get you out of bed using pleasant smells such as coffee and croissants -- or, failing that, an alarm.

By May 27, 2015


Can train, plane and automobile noise make us gain weight?

Exposure to traffic noises doesn't just make us madder. It may also make us fatter, according to a new study from Sweden.

By May 27, 2015


Caffeine may help men wake up in more ways than one (wink, wink)

The latest study on the magic, wake-up juice found that men who drink two to three cups of coffee a day may be able to reduce their risk of erectile dysfunction by 42 percent.

By May 20, 2015


Early bird or night owl? It could be in your genes

Being a morning person or a night owl could be genetic, suggests a study based on the habits of fruit flies. Waiter, there's a fly in my coffee!

By May 15, 2015