Considering how familiar we all are with the human body—since we all have one—there is a surprising number of enduring myths about it.
You’re watching a scary movie or the music swells during your favorite song—the shiver up and down your spine is your body responding to a range of emotions.
It's known as "middle-aged groan," and it afflicts millions who dare try to get off the couch.
Even if sunscreen is part of your daily routine, there might be some major areas—like your eyelids—where you’ve been forgetting to apply it.
Rheum, cerumen, and mucus are just a few of our gross bodily fluids.
Pranksters claim putting someone’s hand in warm water while they sleep will make them wet the bed. Does this actually work?
Farts can make a lot of different noises. Some are high and squeaky, while others explode like a car backfiring—and some don’t make any noise at all.
Going for a dip? You'll probably have a wee bit of trouble. Here's why.
Sports drinks are full of them. But are they good for you, or just really expensive pee?
Some of our favorite words come from body parts. Scratch your 'caput' over the origins of these anatomically derived terms.
No, the Simpsons don’t count.
Why does using less of your eye help you see something more clearly? There's a pretty simple explanation.
Celine Dion recently announced that she has been diagnosed with stiff-person syndrome (SPS), a rare and progressive neurological disorder that only affects about one or two out of every 1 million people.
The FDA has made the devices cheaper and more readily available to people with mild to moderate hearing loss.
Why do we even have them? Let's get to the root of the issue.
People with outie belly buttons, rejoice—the cleaning process is easier for you.
While there's a common answer to the number of bones contained within the human body, it's not exactly accurate.
The average adult human has 28 to 32 teeth, give or take a set of wisdom teeth. But besides the importance of brushing and flossing, how well do you know your chompers?
We'll exhume a few of them.