Johnson & Johnson must pay $110 million to a woman who claims her decades-long use of talc-based products caused her ovarian cancer.
A study of nearly 900 children found that babies and toddlers allowed too much screen time have a higher risk of having speech delays.
Researchers in the U.K. have been given the go-ahead to start testing a new type of genetically modified “super wheat” despite objections by ca. 30 groups.
A project under development in Italy allows people to be buried in biodegradable “pods” that serve as nourishment for a tree planted on top.
Soda no longer tops the list of Americans’ favorite beverages; it has been replaced by bottled water.
Sweeping changes are coming to sell-by food labels to make them more uniform and easier for Americans to understand. Tell us what you think.
Recent research suggests that women who live in highly polluted urban areas may be more likely to have dense breasts, a known risk factor for breast cancer.
Everyone loves a cold, refreshing glass of fruit juice. But does it cause weight gain in children? Here is what one study has to say.
The United Nations is urging countries to tax or ban single-use plastics that break down into microplastics that clog the oceans and harm marine life.
A brain scan study shows that using GPS devices apparently “shuts off” the planning and navigational activity of the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex.
After 1000s of parents said that MiraLAX laxative caused their children “neuropsychiatric issues,” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia studied the matter.
A team of chemists and engineers at the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Iowa have found neonicotinoids (bee-killing pesticides) in U.S. tap water.
Anheuser-Busch, the world’s largest beer maker, says it will go green by switching to 100 percent renewable energy by the year 2025.
More teens and tweens are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a disease that takes years to develop; and researchers aren’t positive as to why.
EPA head Scott Pruitt says his agency won’t ban the insecticide chlorpyrifos, despite overwhelming research showing it’s dangerous to kids and farm workers.
The number of heart attacks and strokes decreased in New York State after several cities and counties banned trans fats, according to a new study.
A new national survey shows that the majority of Americans view tobacco and alcohol use as a bigger threat than marijuana use.