It’s easy to blame parents when young children gain too much weight, but the latest research suggests that certain obesity risk factors are out of Mom and Dad’s control.
Prenatal exposure to pollutants in city air is linked to later anxiety, depression and behavior problems in children.
Jewelry sold at popular retailers could contain dangerous levels of cancer-causing toxic chemicals, according to an analysis by a non-profit environmental group.
Researchers link the ubiquitous chemical, found in plastics and in the lining of food and beverage cans, to an increased risk of heart disease in humans.
A new study suggests that organic brown-rice syrup — a sweetener used in many organic and gluten-free foods, including baby formula — may be a hidden source of arsenic
It’s not just an environmental hazard. Dirty air can impact health immediately after exposure.
Your favorite shade of Marilyn Monroe red may contain lead, according to a recently updated test of lipstick by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Electric cars are all the rage in China, but they may not be helping to clean up the environment or protect human health from pollution.
A study finds disturbing evidence that chemicals found in furniture, fast-food packaging and microwave popcorn bags may compromise children’s immune systems.
Parabens, a major compound in antiperspirants, are found in many breast tumors. But they’re present in tissues of non-users as well
Bird flu claims a life in China. Should you be worried?
If bed bugs seem to be everywhere, it’s probably because they are. Some bug watchers have estimated that populations of the tiny, blood-sucking mattress-dwellers have jumped by as much as 500% in recent years, and a 2010 survey …