Researchers have found that preschool-age children who watch food ads on TV consume about 120 extra calories a day.
A recent study shows that people with bowel cancer who live in the country have a 29% lower chance of dying from the disease.
Shocking new research suggests that energy drinks may be a gateway drug to harder substances, including cocaine and non-prescription stimulants.
A study finds that young children who drink non-cow’s milk may be shorter than their peers, and researchers don’t know if it carries over into adulthood.
LED lights have exploded in popularity over last decade, but the bulbs constantly flicker, causing some people to suffer headaches and other side effects.
Eating milk chocolate significantly reduced the risk of atrial fibrillation, a serious heart condition, in people who ate it a few times a week for a study.
The opioid epidemic was sparked by a 1980 letter stating that there was no risk of addiction in patients treated with narcotics in hospitals.
In a recent study, where tuna was caught was nearly as important as its species, in terms of contamination from PCBs, flame retardants, and pesticides.
Marijuana may be an effective treatment for depression, PTSD, anxiety, and serious drug addiction, but not psychotic disorders like bipolar disorder.
Low-calorie sweetener use among children rose 200% from 1999-2012, leaving health experts concerned about the potential long-term health effects.
A year-end repor shows that heroin overdoses outpace gun homicides for the first time in the U.S. Heroin deaths outpaced deaths from traditional opioids.
Paclitaxel, a chemotherapy drug used to treat ovarian, breast, and lung cancer, may actually spread breast cancer cells to the lungs.
Prenatal exposure to a group of chemicals formerly used as flame retardants called PBDEs lowers children’s IQ test scores, a meta-analysis shows.
A recent study found that a diet high in saturated fat increases the risk of 2 types of lung cancer, but makes no mention of sugar or trans fats.
Over 70 years ago, the doctor who discovered penicillin, said it was necessary to finish a course of antibiotics. A group of doctors now questions that.
Two companies are helping to clean China’s Lake Taihu by pulling algae from the water, transforming it into pellets, and using those pellets to make shoes.
An analysis of drinking water systems across the U.S. shows that every single zip code looked at contained some type of contaminant.