The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released some good news for the school lunch program, which should translate to healthier students by the end of the year.
California’s worst episode of whooping cough, or pertussis, in 2010, likely spread among unvaccinated children to infect 9,210 youngsters.
As rates of behavioral disorders like attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety rose among children, so did concerns about treating them with psychotropic drugs.
McDonald’s announced on Thursday it will stop marketing a portion of its unhealthy fare to young kids — including soda — and will start offering healthier side alternatives like salads and sliced fruit to its adult menu too.
Heirloom tomatoes had their moment, so now it’s the beans’ turn.
A team of scientists are getting closer to the holy grail of brain-powered prosthetics by developing the first advanced-movement prosthetic leg that communicates with the wearer’s mind.
Childhood anxiety is on the rise at every level, from fear of monsters under the bed to severe anxiety disorders.
Vaccination advocates can rejoice: the flu shot push is paying off.
Moms who are so taken with their babies that they want to “eat them up” have a good biological reason for feeling that way, say researchers.
Four kids in Atlanta are living the dream: their dad is a part-time superhero. Blake Wilson, a father of four, is quickly becoming a social media sensation known as “BatDad.” In his Vine videos, Wilson dons a Batman mask and films footage of himself parenting as BatDad. “I’m just a normal dad with four kids and a wife having fun with …
Omega-3 fatty acids are praised for keeping bodies healthy from the heart to the brain. But new research is questioning how strong the relationship is between omega-3 consumption and health.
Patients eager for non-drug options for treating depression may benefit from adding acupuncture to their counseling, according to a new study.
Consumer groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Wednesday for delaying a rule that would require new cars sold in the U.S. to have back-up cameras.