Health in Lincoln, RI

We all know exercise is good for the heart. Trouble is, it also seems to be one of the most difficult lifestyle habits for people to adopt. An exercise physiologist and heart health researcher shares his advice to get moving and incorporate fitness into your life for good.

New research links curiosity in young children with later academic success. The new study from researchers at the University of Michigan found that curious children are better able to grasp basic math and reading. Researchers also found that for children from poorer communities, curiosity is even more important for higher academic achievement than for children from more well-off backgrounds, and may serve as a potential target…

In a new study, researchers wanted to know how the specific symptoms found in attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might affect teens' new driving skills. They discovered that teens with greater symptoms of inattention made more mistakes in a driving simulator test, while those with symptoms of hyperactivity and conduct disorder were more likely to engage in risky driving behaviors. Their findings are published in the journal…

Boys tend to pay more attention in school when there are girls around, and new research suggests it's not just about how the girls look.

The Internet is an endless source of information and, for many of us, our first go-to for just about everything we want to know. It is also a tempting tool for medical self-diagnosis, but one you should be careful of. For example: You wake up in the middle of the ...

Childhood obesity is a problem that often follows kids into adulthood, exposing them to serious health threats later in life.

Concussions that occur in the teen years increase the risk of adult-onset multiple sclerosis (MS) in people with a genetic susceptibility to the disease, according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Neurology. No link was found between MS and concussion in younger children. MS is a disease in which the body's immune system attacks parts of the central nervous system. It is…

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