Is weight loss contagious? According to a new study published in the journal Obesity, it is.
Researchers at the Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center and the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University found people who are in a team-based weight loss competition influence each others weight loss to a large degree.
If you are living with a severe disability, it could be taking up the majority of your household income.
A study from the University of Salamanca in Spain found 90 percent of the population who live with a serious disability in the country of Spain is suffering from moderate poverty, and 56 percent live in extreme poverty.
One and four teens is in danger of having early hearing loss as a result of perpetually listening to mp3 players too loudly.
This is according to Professor Chava Muchnik of the Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, at Tel Aviv University. Results published in the International Journal of Audiology suggests that teens are the largest group to listen to their iPods or mp3 players at harmful decibel levels.
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