Supersized debate: opinions flowed over at the public hearing on New York City’s proposed ban on large-sized sodas, on which the Board of Health is set to vote on Sept. 13
Staying fit and healthy saves you serious cash in the long run, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot to get there. Some tips for making good health affordable
Researchers link increases in waist size and less powerful leg-muscle strength to TV watching in kids
Youth employment rates are down, but some parents aren’t even pushing their kids to look for a job. Here are some key questions to consider when deciding what’s right for your family.
It was late Friday night, within minutes of the announcement that former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky had been found guilty of 45 of 48 counts of sexually abusing children, that the National Child Protection …
The FDA reports that drug prescriptions for kids have dropped overall since 2002, but while the use of certain drugs like antibiotics fell, prescriptions for others, including ADHD meds, increased significantly.
Students have been taking stimulants to get ahead since the 1930s. Is there any reason to believe the problem is bigger today than ever before?
Researchers say there’s an optimal “dose” of exercise that benefits the heart and extends life. Beyond that point, you’re not doing yourself any favors.
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.
Many states are failing to enforce proven strategies to prevent injury, such as requiring bike helmets for kids or enacting primary seat belt laws.
Swimming lessons and parents’ vigilance are crucial for preventing drowning injuries and death among young kids.
Vermont and California are the only two states that ban kids under 18 from using tanning salons. Is it time for more states to follow their lead?
It will take an autopsy to learn if the latest NFL suicide was a result of game-related brain damage.