The CDC said Monday that the Zika virus is scarier than they first realized, linking brain and spinal cord inflammation and infections to the mosquito-borne disease.
A group of doctors and academics are calling on the federal government to decriminalize marijuana use for both medical and recreational uses.
Fish oil components–the fatty acids docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)–may be useful in reducing liver and breast cancer risks.
Global health officials are looking for ways to encourage pharmaceutical companies to develop new antibiotics as antimicrobial resistance increases.
IKEA, well-known for do-it-yourself furniture kits, has now forayed into do-it-yourself hydroponic gardening kits for indoor use.
Three officials have been charged for their alleged roles in the Flint water crisis, and many more people are expected to face charges.
Although the 2016 summer Olympics are due to take place in Rio de Janeiro where the risk of Zika infection is quite high, the United States athletes will not likely cancel their participation.
The USDA has rejected claims filed by 2 Idaho families who claim their cows were poisoned after eating hay contaminated with methyl bromide.
Grocery chain Aldi announced earlier this year that it will be replacing the candy in checkout aisles with more healthful alternatives by the end of 2016.
In the 3-month study involving 313 children, on average, participants saw a 50 percent decrease in both grand-mal and tonic-clonic seizures.
Imidacloprid, a chemical in the neonicotinoid class of pesticides, was shown to be harmful to honeybees on some crops in an EPA safety assessment.
A recent study in The Lancet shows Tylenol is nearly useless in treating osteoarthritis pain, but there are many other safer therapies.
Officials are alarmed at the increasing rates of gastroschisis, a potentially deadly birth defect of the abdominal wall believed to occur from environmental exposures.
The Cornucopia Institute and 2 of its members have filed a lawsuit against the USDA and Tom Vilsack, alleging unqualified individuals were appointed to determine what is “organic.”
Study finds women whose consumption of seafood followed federal guidelines had 11 times more mercury in their bodies than those who ate no fish.
A recent study suggests one of the best ways to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is to stop thinking negatively about getting old.
School districts in several large cities are or will serve only antibiotic- and hormone-free chicken to students. LAUSD will be the largest to do so.