Are farmer’s markets carrots looking a little funky to you lately? Deep purple, dark red, white and bright yellow varieties may have you wondering what got into the fertilizer.
More research finds a family-based risk of autism among siblings, which raises the question of what parents can do to lower the risk among potentially at-risk youngsters.
Researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark report in …
Bullying can have harmful effects on childhood development, and the latest research reveals those detrimental influences may even stretch into adulthood, depending on how victims handle the trauma.
With the average American child spending up more than 20 hours a week in school, it follows that they’re doing a good part of their daily eating there as well. Here’s an update on changes that state and federal health officials …
Obesity is more deadly than previously thought, but a nationwide survey shows that after rising for decades, rates have not increased for the first time in 30 years.
Sugar-sweetened beverages are one of the major culprits in the obesity epidemic, but sodas have also been connected to behavioral problems among teens. That link apparently extends to young kids as well.
Americans gulp nearly 400 million cups of coffee every day, so it’s time to understand what all of that java is doing to our brains and bodies.
The more we use Facebook, the worse we feel.
Buildings can earn LEEDS certification for being energy efficient, so why shouldn’t they qualify for being good for our health?
Sugar isn’t exactly a health food, but researchers say it could be toxic — at least to mice — and that’s not good news for people.
Growing up with brothers and sisters helps to keep marriages intact. But it takes a big family to lower divorce rates.
Recent studies questioned whether breastfeeding can lower rates of obesity among kids, and the latest analysis will only add to the confusion.
Artificially stimulating labor is associated with a slightly higher risk of autism, but researchers caution that the link may be complicated.