Researchers find using a smartphone app to shed pounds may help dieters stay on track.
Some journalists are asking why the murder trial of a Philadelphia abortion doctor isn’t receiving more coverage.
Unhealthy food environments and sedentary lifestyles certainly contribute to obesity, but they can’t entirely explain weight gain. The latest research points to four new genes that could contribute to the most extreme cases of …
Complying with federal guidelines for healthy meals in schools helps children to stay leaner, according to the latest study on school lunches.
The month in which babies are born can affect how their immune systems develop, and even how vulnerable they are to autoimmune diseases.
An analysis of imported brands found surprising levels of the metal.
Even though promotional drug meetings are one of the most common ways doctors find out about new medications, a new study shows they’re not getting all the information.
Breast cancer patients who raised a glass or two a week may even enjoy slightly longer lives than those who didn’t drink.
The latest study finds an intriguing connection between weight-bearing exercises and a lower risk of diabetes.
Alzheimer’s disease is more common among African Americans but the genetic contributors to the disorder haven’t been identified until now.
Even in utero, children may be affected by exposure to certain compounds in car exhaust.