President Obama expanded a national marine monument in Hawaii last week that is home to some of the rarest, most endangered species on the planet.
A year after The New York Times posted a scathing article about working conditions at Amazon, the company is unrolling a 30-hour workweek for some employees.
Severe weather from a tropical storm or hurricane could potentially spread the Zika virus even further in Florida, and standing water is only 1 concern.
Health officials said on 26 August 2016 that a Maryland man with no symptoms of Zika had transmitted the virus to his sex partner.
After years of decline, nicotine use among teens appears to have plateaued. Researchers say it’s because more kids are using e-cigarettes.
A new study shows that mothers who use acetaminophen during pregnancy may increase their child’s risk of developing childhood ADHD.
A new study states that as many as 1 in 10 adults in the United States suffer from a constant ringing in their ears – known as tinnitus.
Virginia Tech researchers found that cutting out just one sugary drink per day can give you a noticeable overall health boost.
A new study at the University of Cambridge has found that some viruses, when they infect plants, actually help the plants attract more bees for pollination.
Researchers have created a computer algorithm that can spot signs of depression in people’s Instagram accounts, based on their photos’ attributes.
A new study shows that fidgeting and tapping your toes at your desk may actually help decrease the risk of arterial dysfunction.
A new study suggests that heart attack patients who take high-dose fish oil supplements may suffer less permanent damage to their heart.
Contact lenses are generally very safe to use, but if you use them incorrectly, you could pay for it with pain, infection, and loss of vision.
A new study suggests that viruses are 10 times more likely to be successful at infecting their hosts in the morning, especially if the persons’s circadian rhythm is disrupted.
While investigating Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), researchers discovered that the first human to ever catch a cold may have gotten it from a camel.
Many people in the United States hang on to leftover antibiotics and say that if they got sick, they’d use them without going to the doctor, a new study finds.
A National Institutes of Health official says the end of the Zika virus could still be a year or 2 away, and that Gulf Coast states, besides Florida, are most vulnerable.