There’s good news about childhood obesity for a change. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hints that efforts to curb weight gain among low-income preschoolers may be working.
For sun worshipers, the sting of the sunburn is sometimes the price of bronzed skin, but it doesn’t have to be that way, according to researchers.
A new report shows antioxidants do not boost fertility as previously thought. It’s not the first study to take the shine off the popular agents, which many people take in supplement form.
The first cases emerged at the end of June, and health officials have only just identified the possible source of the cyclospora contamination that has sickened more than 400 people. Why is the outbreak so difficult to track?
Is eggplant looking a little scrawny to you this season? Don’t worry, it’s supposed to look like that.
Should you grab a bite at your desk or eat with your colleagues? That depends on what’s on your agenda for the rest of the day.
For years now, the soda and fast food industry, blamed for rising obesity rates in the U.S., have been battling an image problem. Will promoting healthy lifestyles redeem them?
After a years-long battle in the courts, Plan B-One Step is is now available without a prescription on pharmacy shelves.
If I’m thin then I’m healthy, right? Wrong. There are several misconceptions people have about weight, losing it and what’s healthy. Here’s the low-down on some myths we’re better off busting.
A new study solidifies the connection between breast-feeding and intelligence, but it’s not the only way that mom can influence youngsters’ IQ, even before birth.
For the first time, there’s evidence that screening smokers may save them dying of lung cancer.
There’s no doubt that we’re living longer than previous generations. Now there’s encouraging news that those added years may be healthy ones as well.