Cash is a powerful motivator when it comes to shedding pounds, and the lure of money is even greater when dieters win or lose as a group.
Less than half of U.S. adolescents are living heart-healthy lives, and lack of exercise and poor diets could be creating a new generation of heart-disease patients.
To lower teen pregnancy rates in the city, the mayor is relying on fear, guilt and shame. But how effective are such approaches in changing behavior?
According to the latest research, it may be on your breath.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg might be right; maybe we should be drinking fewer sodas.
Breastfeeding is no magic bullet against obesity, according to research that contradicts previously held beliefs about the scope of human milk’s capability.
How did Lunchables get created? Moss pulls back the curtain on the processed food industry and why it’s so obsessed with sugar, salt and fat
Cesarean sections and breast feeding can have lifelong effects on a baby’s health, and researchers may have uncovered why.
Kids with high exposure to the chemical bisphenol-A exhibit unusual levels of protein in the urine – an early warning sign of possible kidney and cardiovascular problems
How important is sleep for children? Getting too little could leave them more emotional and impulsive.
The general advice for most Americans is: Get more exercise. But the question is what kind of exercise, how intensely and for how long?
Watching too much TV is linked to harmful effects in children, but the latest research says even background TV can affect development