The UN requires that inmates in maximum security prisons get 1 hour of outdoor time, but some parents say they can’t even force their kids to play outside.
A study says that women who have polycystic ovarian syndrome are 59% more likely to give birth to a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
A shocking new report by UCLA researchers shows more than half of adults in California have either Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, far more than previous estimates.
Three officials have been charged for their alleged roles in the Flint water crisis, and many more people are expected to face charges.
In the 3-month study involving 313 children, on average, participants saw a 50 percent decrease in both grand-mal and tonic-clonic seizures.
Officials are alarmed at the increasing rates of gastroschisis, a potentially deadly birth defect of the abdominal wall believed to occur from environmental exposures.
Research shows abnormally low levels of Vitamin B12 in people with schizophrenia and autism, suggesting decreased metabolism and a threat to cell survival.
Omega-3 fatty acids seem to cancel out mercury and PCBs in seafood, making it safer than previously thought for pregnant women.
Parents have it a little easier when dining out these days: Applebee’s has decided to remove soda from the children’s menu, with IHOP following suit.
Some researchers say that they have discovered a way to get people to eat healthier – just do not use the word “healthy” on food packages.
Researchers at Harvard and MIT have discovered a link that could make it easier to diagnose and treat autism.
Giant globs of palm oil have been washing up on UK beaches, sickening dogs. The globs are so big they’ve even earned the nickname fatbergs.
New evidence shows that children who eat a nutritionally-rich breakfast see improved brain function, receive better grades in school.
The largest review to date of the effect of antidepressant drugs on children and teens uncovered shocking cover-ups and lies by Big Pharma.
Growing up with a parent who parents who smoke may increase the risk for COPD in later life, especially if your mom was a heavy smoker and you smoke, too.
Two years after it was brought to the public’s attention, 3 government agencies have agreed to study the potential link between artificial turf and cancer.
Three-year-old Zoey Jones recently came off the organ transplant wait list without having to undergo transplant surgery – a feat that is extremely rare.