This Medical Test Used by Moms may be Linked to Autism Symptoms in Children

Children with autism are more likely to have severe symptoms if their mothers had an ultrasound during their 1st trimester of pregnancy.

Do Overweight People Live Longer than Others with This Type of Cancer?

A new study suggests that people who have kidney cancer who are obese or overweight may survive longer than slimmer people.

New Discovery Could Help Humans Win the War on Superbugs

Scientists want to find solutions to the growing problem of antibiotic-resistant superbugs. The latest weapon in their arsenal is Tasmanian devil milk.

If You See Teal Pumpkins This Halloween, This is What it Means

If you see a teal pumpkin in front of a house this Halloween, it means that house is handing out non-food goodies to trick-or-treaters.

The Shocking Reason Many Teenage Girls are Prescribed Antidepressants

A huge new study shows an association between hormonal birth control and clinical depression in women, but critics argue the link is weak.

Study: Mobile Devices are Causing, Stress, Anxiety at Home

Research shows how parents are paying too much time to mobile devices and not enough time to their kids, causing stress and anxiety in countless homes.

This Substance Actually Dulls Parenting Instincts, Study Says

A sad and disturbing study shows that opioids appear to dull people’s natural parenting instincts, putting children at risk.

Obesity and Liver Cancer Link Now Supported by New WHO Study

A new study shows that obesity, excess weight circumference, and Type 2 diabetes increase the risk of liver cancer, both individually and together.

U.K. Government Orders Restaurants to Cut Size of Desserts

U.K. health secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered restaurants, pubs, and cafes to cut the sugar content in their products and reduce dessert sizes.

Read What Happened When Healthy People Were Given Antidepressants

A new study of healthy people taking antidepressants shows that the drugs often significantly increase suicidal feelings in users.

Thousands of U.S. Deaths from Superbugs go Unreported

Poor training, impatience, and fear of malpractice suits keeps many doctors from reporting superbug deaths to the CDC. Yes, this is a problem.

Could Air Pollution Be Causing More Traffic Accidents?

Researchers in the U.K. say that air pollution likely causes car accidents by impairing driver fitness and causing physical distractions.

Activists Urge Congress to Require Schools to Test for Toxic PCBs

Activists are urging Congress to require schools to test PCB levels following a Harvard study showing that up to 26,000 schools contain toxic levels.

Study: The Glycemic Index is Unreliable

Millions of people with diabetes look to the glycemic index to help them pick healthy food choices, but a new study suggests the index may be unreliable.

PepsiCo Sued for Allegedly Misleading Buyers of Naked Juice

PepsiCo is being sued on behalf of 3 people who allege the company’s Naked brand juices and smoothies aren’t as healthy their labels state.

Scientists Say Humans May Have Reached Their Lifespan Limit

A new study suggests that humans can only live so long, and our species has just about reached its biological limit. Could it be true?

Antitobacco Groups Sue FDA over Cigarette Warning Delays

Antitobacco groups have filed a lawsuit against the FDA, which had vowed to put graphic warnings on cigarette packs by June 2011.