Health officials expect yet more cases of fungal meningitis related to contaminated steroid shots
Aside from occupational exposure, most people are exposed to mercury by eating fish — yet eating fish is good for moms and babies. So, what are pregnant women to do?
In what researchers view as validation of the field, the Nobel committee on Monday recognized pioneering contributions to stem cell science by John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka
Health officials are hunting for the source of a meningitis outbreak among dozens of people who received steroid injections to treat back pain.
Fifty hours. That’s how long it now takes to decode and interpret a newborn baby’s genome — an undertaking that used to take weeks, or even months. And those two days can mean the difference between life and death for a …
And the hunt for the cure to the common cold continues
Watching too much TV is linked to harmful effects in children, but the latest research says even background TV can affect development
A Texas school district changes its corporal-punishment policy — by expanding rather than limiting teachers’ rights to paddle students. Is spanking really the best way to discipline kids?
Playing video games isn’t exactly demanding on the body, but some newer versions may get children moving enough to keep them healthy.
Teens rejoice! Researchers have identified a potential new treatment for acne
A sequencing study of breast-cancer-tumor genomes suggests that cancers should be categorized by their genetic heritage, rather than where they reside in the body
Researchers provide the strongest evidence yet that soda and other sugary drinks contribute to the obesity epidemic in children.