The United States is experiencing a drastic change in attitudes towards marijuana and marijuana policy.
Children exposed during pregnancy to elevated levels of two common chemicals found in the home—di-n-butyl phthalate (DnBP) and di-isobutyl phthalate (DiBP)—had an IQ score, on average, more than six points ...
Sometimes, a new way of looking at something can bring to light an entirely new perspective.
Think the reason some people live beyond the age of 100 is because of their genes? Think again.
The United States is undergoing a drastic change in marijuana policy. Two states legalized recreational use for adults in 2012, and next week, citizens of Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia will vote for or against ...
A measles outbreak centered around Disneyland in California has spread to six more US states and Mexico, and an international visitor to the theme park likely sparked the health alert, officials said Friday.
(HealthDay)—A rare virus has been found in ticks that are common in the southeastern United States.
Nearly half of all children in the United States are exposed to at least one social or family experience that can lead to traumatic stress and impact their healthy development - be it having their parents divorce, a parent ...
(HealthDay)—Taking vitamins or other dietary supplements along with medication can be dangerous, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.
The health benefits of over-the-counter curcumin supplements might not get past your gut, but new research shows that a modified formulation of the spice releases its anti-inflammatory goodness throughout the body.
23andMe today announced the publication of a study that pinpoints fine-scale differences in genetic ancestry of individuals from across the United States.
(HealthDay)—Leprosy, although quite rare, continues to appear in the United States, a new U.S. government study reports.
(HealthDay)—Viral infections can happen at any time, but they're more common during winter when people spend more time in close contact with others indoors.
The hospitals of the Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City, Missouri no longer serve fast food in their cafeterias, after ending a contract with McDonald's in 2012—two years ahead of schedule.
Every 67 seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and new estimates suggest that it may be the third leading cause of death of older people. ...