If you’ve ever had bed bugs, you’ve probably tried everything to get rid of them, including setting off a bug bomb. But a new study shows that these popular consumer products are no match for the blood-sucking pests.
Nothing like a tall, cool drink in the heat of summer, right? Not if it’s a sugar-sweetened soda, and not if you’re in New York City.
Megapastor and bestselling author Rick Warren believes he has an answer to America’s obesity epidemic — and it lies in the Book of Daniel. (The full story appears in this week’s issue of TIME, available to subscribers here.)
A government panel finds there is little evidence that a common prostate-cancer screening saves men’s lives and instead raises the risk of unnecessary harm
People with more education are more likely to earn a decent living and enjoy better health, according to the government’s annual health report.
New software can digitally “cleanse” a colon, eliminating the muss and fuss of a standard colonoscopy. Ready to book your appointment?
If Americans keep getting heavier at the current rate, 42% of the population will be obese by 2030, a new study says. The increase accounts for an additional 32 million obese Americans and a whopping $549.5 billion in medical …
Researchers say the culprit is academic ambition: spending too much time studying indoors and not enough hours in bright sunlight is ruining kids’ eyesight
When is a label a badge of honor, and when is it a harmful stigma of sickness or deviance?
In 2009, researchers reported that an AIDS vaccine had for the first time protected people against HIV. Since then, the researchers have been wondering, How did it work?
It’s no secret that as a population, Americans been getting heavier, but researchers now say that our weight problem may be worse than we thought.
How healthy is your county? An interactive survey ranks 3,000 U.S. counties on health measures including the number of fast food restaurants and the level of physical activity among residents.
A public-health advocacy group is on a mission to get caramel coloring banned from soda on the grounds that it may cause cancer.