The story of an injured young girl being asked to leave a fast-food restaurant has been called a hoax. But its viral spread says a lot about folklore and internet activism. Continue reading →
A health fad called "oil pulling" has gone viral, in which people swish their mouths with oil for better health. Continue reading →
There's a new diet trend that is scientifically proven to help you live a longer and healthier life. It's the increasingly popular "mediterranean diet," and as Laci Green shows us, it's one of the easiest, tastiest diets out there.
A couple of weeks ago, I had the chance to interview Avatar director James Cameron about the science and technology he developed to make his new 3-D sci-fi epic as realistic as possible. Uh oh. This article on CNN.com notes that fans of Cameron's film may be experiencing depression and suicidal tho...
'Diets Don't Work' a Dangerous Myth It's that time of year again. The few extra holiday pounds are staring you in the mirror every day, reminding you about the second (or was it third?) helping of Thanksgiving pie you knew you should have turned down. The new year brought new resolutions: exercisin...
One day it was pet rocks, now it's Silly Bandz. But what lies behind fads, and how have they changed?
A baby who died due to a midwife's negligence raises questions about the safety of home births.
New research points to women and young people as the groups with buying power when it comes shopping for a cause.
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