A doctoral candidate at Arizona State University made a surprising discovery during the course of her dissertation research on the impact of early sexual health education.
Americans are really stressed out — not least of all American kids, according to a new survey [PDF] from the American Psychological Association.
A shocking and important investigation by the nonprofit journalism group ProPublica has found that kidney dialysis patients are more likely to die in the U.S. than in almost any other industrialized nation,
Teens who send more than 120 texts a day are more likely to have had sex or used alcohol or illegal drugs than peers who text less, according to a study conducted at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
There are plenty of medications pregnant women are advised to avoid, but over-the-counter pain relievers like Tylenol and Advil are not among them.
Sitting too long with a laptop computer on your lap may do more than cause toasted skin syndrome. New research suggests that men who hold a computer on their lap may create unsafe levels of testicular heat, which can potentially …
Thanks to the U.S. government’s long-standing campaign against saturated fat, many Americans have embraced low-fat and nonfat milk and yogurt. But with 60 million gallons of raw milk produced every day, what happens to all that …
For a disease as complex as breast cancer, pinpointing its risk factors, genetic or otherwise, is challenging enough. But an intriguing new study suggests that the task may be even harder when ethnicity is thrown into the mix.
A team of public health researchers from Yale University’s Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity spent more than a year compiling data on 12 of the nation’s big fast-food restaurants, and what they found surprised even them: …
Keith Richards isn’t exactly a recovery role model — the Rolling Stones guitarist and songwriter used drugs for much of his life, and he still drinks copiously and smokes marijuana and cigarettes.