Researchers provide the strongest evidence yet that soda and other sugary drinks contribute to the obesity epidemic in children.
Researchers say unhealthy diets and lack of exercise aren’t the only culprits in obesity. BPA may share some of the blame.
Eating too much sodium can contribute to high blood pressure in adults. Is a salty diet as dangerous for kids?
On Thursday the New York City Health Department became the first in the nation to ban the sale of sugared beverages larger than 16 oz. at restaurants, mobile food carts, sports arenas and movie theaters.
It’s news that’s certain to ignite debates over vaccines again: researchers say that the childhood immunization against whooping cough fades substantially over time, leaving even fully vaccinated children vulnerable to …
If you want to protect your heart, stick to exercise and a healthy diet, and pass on the fish oil pills, says a new study.
Some people swear that regular sessions of acupuncture help relieve their back pain and headaches. And now there’s evidence they may be right.
Researchers report on a new revelation about the human genome: it’s full of active, functioning DNA, and it’s a lot more complex than we ever thought
New research questions whether organic produce and meats are really more nutritious or healthier than conventional varieties
Working out in middle age can result in fewer chronic diseases, including heart problems, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer
Here’s a rundown of the banned substances that Armstrong allegedly used to fuel his historic seven Tour de France wins
Don’t blame older mothers for their offsprings’ developmental problems. A new study finds “there is probably much more reason to be concerned with the age of the father”
It took O’Donnell nearly a day to realize she was having a heart attack. Here’s why women’s heart disease differs from men’s