Researchers coin the term "Pphubbing" to describe couples who value their devices over their partners
Notice how many of people with their eyes glued to their phones are part of a couple. If one or both halves of the couple are engrossed in their mobile devices, a Baylor University study suggests there's trouble ahead.
It looks and acts like the official app for Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp — but it's not
Apple phone owners beware: a particularly nasty phishing-scam variant researchers call “Masque Attack” can trick unwitting users into installing malicious apps – and worse still, it has now been spotted “in the wild.”
Macs used to be safer than PCs. Not anymore
A new proof-of-concept discovery by security researchers brings an end to the old conventional wisdom that Apple computers are generally safer than PCs.
Controlling portions and making an individual nutrition plan can help your pet slim down
More than one-third of U.S. adults are obese, and this fact may be translating to our pets; an estimated 57.9% of U.S. pet dogs and cats are overweight or obese as well.
Microsoft is not installing upgrades through email
Last week Microsoft launched its Windows 10 operating system, and within two days scammers started taking advantage of that by trying to plant malware on your computers.
You have to change your network name if you want to opt out of this
Windows 10 includes a feature called Wi-Fi Sense which, unless you deliberately opt out of the default setting, automatically shares your Wi-Fi network password with all of your contacts in Outlook, Hotmail, and Skype.
Utilizing cues you experience throughout the day can help form healthy habits
Building the motivation to exercise can be very challenging for many people. The key is to make exercise a part of your daily routine so that you can do it automatically and without as much effort.
On the road, old drivers and young drivers don't mix
If you want to start an argument at Thanksgiving dinner, suggest that older drivers might not be the safest out there. Seniors usually take offense at such a suggestion – perhaps rightly so.
Study finds prolonged use can cause ankle injury
Women who wear high heeled shoes for long periods of time may be compromising their health. That's more or less been a consensus view for years, but a new study from the University of North Carolina Charlotte adds more evidence.
Costs for an uncomplicated delivery vary widely
If you're expecting a new arrival in your family, you'll no doubt be shopping around for the best price on a crib, car seat and other necessities. A new study suggests you may also want to shop around for the most affordable hospital.
Religion and spirituality can be helpful but are seldom discussed
There may have been a time when people talked openly about religion but never mentioned sex or politics in polite company. But today, religion is the subject least likely to come up in clinical discussions with social workers.
The lived-in look protects against burglaries, intrusions
Although you can’t prevent all thefts from occurring, there are some things you can do to make your home safer.
Researchers concerned about one type of drug called proton pump inhibitor
Millions of consumers take antacids to relieve symptoms of acid reflux and other digestive discomforts. Now there's a warning about one particular type of antacid that could be in your medicine chest.
Could have serious health consequences years later
Much of the health advice doled out to children revolves around what they should not be drinking – namely sugary beverages.
Allergen is expanding its 'facial aesthetics' portfolio
Double chins may not be big business yet but Allergen PLC -- which makes Botox -- is betting they soon will be. Our chins aren't getting any younger, after all.