During high school the parents of teenagers' friends can have as much effect on the teens' substance use as their own parents, according to prevention researchers.
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Blood test could show women at risk of Post Natal Depression Researchers at Warwick Medical School have discovered a way of identifying which women are most at risk of postnatal depression (PND) by checking for specific genetic variants.
The CEO of the car-sharing company RelayRides discusses the collaborative consumption economy, partnering with GM, and just what it means to share your car with strangers.
Twenty children with a serious bone condition are back on their feet thanks to an innovative walker, which was the brainchild of University Sheffield graduates and is now being sold across the country.
Parkinson's disease, a disorder which affects movement and cognition, affects over a million Americans, including actor Michael J. Fox, who first brought it to the attention of many TV-watching Americans.
From the outside, evolution sometimes seems fairly obvious: Finch beaks got bigger to crack harder nuts, dolphins and sharks developed shapes that let them move smoothly through the water.
A San Francisco Chinese restaurant once known for having "the world's rudest waiter" may not be closing for good after all.
President Obama displayed quick damage-control reflexes last week when he called out Democratic pundit Hilary Rosen for claiming that Ann Romney, mother of five, had "never worked a day in her life."
Dozens of new organisations are springing up around the UK, campaigning on issues from lads' mags to benefit cuts
Fifty-seven Irish workers set sail for the United States in April of 1832 to work at Duffy’s Cut, a Pennsylvania Railroad construction site in Malvern, a city about 20 miles outside of Philadelphia. The workers arrived in Philadelphia in June. By the end of August, they were all dead.