Gossip isn’t all bad, a new study finds.
When it comes to weight gain, it’s all about the calories.
If you’ve ever sat at your desk scarfing a vending-machine lunch, then you’d probably agree with the authors of a recent editorial in the journal PLoS Medicine, who wrote: “[U]nhealthy eating could legitimately be considered a …
Another thing to blame on Mom? A new study finds that kids who start out with bad relationships with their mothers are more likely to end up obese as teens.
The journal Science is retracting a contentious 2009 paper linking chronic fatigue syndrome to a mouse retrovirus called XMRV.
British scientists report they have developed an experimental vaccine that shows early potential to neutralize many, perhaps all, strains of the deadliest malaria parasite.
Women who get their tans from a bottle tend to do less real sunbathing and cut back on tanning bed use, according to a new study.
Sneezing and sniffling this season? It could be your Christmas tree’s fault, a new study suggests.
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is warning people against the improper use of neti pots, following the deaths of two people who were infected with Naegleria fowleri — the so-called “brain-eating amoeba” — …
Science confirms it: drinking alcohol makes people want to have unsafe sex.
Given that indoor tanning beds were officially classified as a human carcinogen in 2009 — up there with cigarettes and asbestos — it should be fairly obvious that frequent tanning-booth exposure would increase your risk of skin cancer.
To the dismay of teenage girls everywhere, researchers who investigated a 2009 outbreak of E. coli that sprang from tubes of Nestlé’s Toll House raw cookie dough are advising people to bake their cookies before eating them.
An 8-year-old boy in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, was taken from his family and placed in foster care last month because his mother failed to control the third-grader’s ballooning weight. The county’s family services department …