A recent meta-analysis shows that artificial sweeteners cause weight gain, and increase the risks of serious health problems.
A recent study suggests that being generous not only makes you feel good, it changes the region of the brain associated with happiness and altruism.
A recent survey shows that many Americans don’t know what “healthy” food is, because they don’t have enough facts or they’re given conflicting information.
In a new study, researchers found that teen girls who consumed an “inflammatory diet” were considerably more likely to have breast cancer as adults.
A World Health Organization report states that 1.7 million children under age 5 die each year due to environmental pollution, much of which is preventable.
The Senate Appropriations Committee approved an amendment that would allow VA doctors to recommend and prescribe medical marijuana for veterans.
TEPCO, the company tasked with cleaning up the Fukushima nuclear disaster site, plans to dump 770,000 tons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean.
A recent study suggests that moderate alcohol consumption – up to 1 drink a day for women and up to 2 for men – may protect against some heart conditions.
Levels of arsenic and lead 300 times the legal limit have been found in groundwater near the coal-powered Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis, Tennessee.
A panel of experts has released a comprehensive report detailing the ways in which the FDA should consider going about tackling the nation’s opioid crisis.
A type of amoeba that enters the human body through the nose and destroys the brain has been detected in the water systems of two Louisiana parishes.
The parents of a 3-year-old boy injured at an indoor trampoline park was shocked to learn that kids under 6 shouldn’t play on trampolines.
Phthalates, a class of endocrine-disrupting chemicals prohibited in toys, have been discovered in mac and cheese samples at concerning levels.
The United States, already one of the most obese countries in the world, is also one of the laziest, according to a recent study.
Researchers in Russia have found that a chemical in sunscreens and cosmetics breaks down into toxic compounds when exposed to sun and chlorinated water.
In a study, researchers found a link between high consumption of free sugars during pregnancy and an increased risk of allergies and asthma in children.
Tesla is developing the world’s largest lithium-ion battery storage system in the world that will be capable of powering 50,000 homes in South Australia.