Public service can put stress on family life. In fact, 86 percent of U.S. congressional representatives say they spend too little time with their families, according to a survey by the Congressional Management Foundation.
Childhood obesity has dropped 43 percent over the last decade, but critics say it’s too early to celebrate.
Young and middle-aged adults have contracted more flu symptoms than any other age demographic this year, because they might not be receiving annual flu vaccinations.
While Belgium awaits the new child euthanasia bill to be signed into law, opponents argue that children don’t have the mental capacity to make such a life-changing decision.
As the average age for marriage continues to rise every year, Pope Francis encourages people to marry sooner and work harder for a successful marriage.
A new study published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine found a strong correlation between the consumption of energy drinks and alcohol and drug use among teens.
The thousands of candidates running for elected office this year won’t have much of a chance of success without the backing of their most important constituents — their families.
New studies show that the Great Recession may have temporarily lowered the divorce rate, questioning the research that says financial hardships cause more divorces.
As much of the recent reporting on head injuries in football has focused on legal action taken against the NFL, a couple of authors are taking a look at the toll America’s favorite sport is taking on its youngest players.
Child obesity is already a problem in the U.S., but researchers may have identified when the problem begins for most kids, which may help in the fight against child obesity in the future.
A Pew Research poll shows Americans are calm compared to other countries that worry over how to support their aging populations.
The older generation joining Facebook means teenagers no longer consider the site “cool,” and leave for other social media websites.
A brain-dead woman has been kept on life-support because of her unborn child, but her family argues the child is already deformed in the womb and no longer viable. A court in Fort Worth will decide if this is grounds to take her off life-support.
The Obama administration’s proposed plan to make a college education cheaper has received harsh criticism, but some think tanks believe it can be saved once the administration identifies the principal problem and makes corrections.
The popularity of e-books rose in 2013 as more people bought and own e-readers, tablets or any device that allows for e-reading.
Very few black male athletes are receiving degrees from the schools they represent. Lack of preparation and poor admission’s choices could contribute to the failing.
Hospitals and doctors all agree that Jahi McMath is legally dead after a routine operation went bad. However, family, friends and outside organizations fight to keep her alive despite the hospital wanting to take her off the ventilator.
An experiment to create massive online classes has proven to be ineffective at drawing large crowds and producing high completion rates among those who participated in the classes.
Harvard professor Harvey C. Mansfield reignited the debate this month that universities are going easy on their students and don’t accurately portray their mastery of a subject.
While some are glad to see the Republicans and Democrats compromising with the new budget deal, others believe that not enough is being done in the deal to support early education.
Media debate whether low math scores are due to a “boring” curriculum or the notion that students just don’t understand the importance of math.
More adjunct and part-time professors across America are moving to unionize to improve their pay, their benefits and to have a voice that administrations will listen to.
Nelson Mandela was both a man of peace, reconciliation and social justice, all of which derived from a deep faith and spirituality.
Uninsured college students generally have less money and more debt than most, but they’ll need to pay for insurance or opt-out soon just like everyone else.
New Jersey became the third state in the U.S. and the biggest venue to legalize and offer online gambling to the public.
The women in Egypt used to enjoy equal rights in education before the revolution in their country. Now they’re struggling to take them back.
Advocacy groups fight over abortion rights in Albuquerque, where voters will decide Tuesday whether the city will be the first in the nation to ban abortions after 20 weeks.