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.
Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea is spreading, partially due to unsafe sex practices. Some infections are resistant to all available treatments.
Head lice are apparently being transferred by head-to-head contact when youngsters gather around smartphones or tablets to view pictures.
For a burning sensation in your nostrils, potential heart problems, and a chocolaty gum stuck in your nose, you can snort chocolate for an energy rush.
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), a class of heartburn drugs, have been linked to an increased risk of early death by a recent study.
According to a study, teens who go from smoking marijuana occasionally to using it every week or every day, significantly increase their risk of psychosis.
Researchers in Britain have found that 1/5 of male freshwater fish in the U.K. have become intersex due to oral contraceptives and other drugs in the water.
Hot dogs made with nitrites derived from celery juice or celery powder aren’t any safer than those made with artificial sodium nitrite.
Researchers at Banfield Animal Hospital write in a report that obesity among pets has skyrocketed over the past 10 years, thanks to their owners.
Scientists are concerned that the continued misuse of plastic bottles could soon lead to a real environmental crisis.
A parasite that can cause deadly meningitis is spreading through Florida and may be located in other southeastern U.S. states.
A recent study shows that just having your smartphone within your view disrupts your ability to concentrate and reduces your cognitive abilities.