High blood pressure is an epidemic that is currently sweeping across America. The fast lifestyle of fast food, soda and stress is starting to catch up on the average American
Sesame (Sesamun indicum) is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world, prized as an oilseed for at least 5,000 years.
U.S. workers are not getting nearly enough sleep.
Children bullied during their early years are up to three times more likely to self harm than their classmates when they reach adolescence, a study suggests.
Eating berries appears to reduce cognitive decline in older adults. In a new study published by the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society, the results suggest that cognitive decline can be delayed in the elderly by up to two a
Hundreds of thousands of individuals, organizations and farmers are pushing the USDA to stop the approval of Dow AgroSciences' 2,4-D-resistant corn, dubbed 'Agent Orange corn' by its opponents, who say the product poses a threat to public health and
Contrary to many anti-aging pills and creams, avocados are extremely inexpensive and also quite a delicious addition to any seasonal meal.
Company purchased Pfizer's infant formula business, creates privatization pathway in emerging Asian markets
Gel has 62% ethyl alcohol; it's akin to hard liquor and can sicken with a few shots
Participation above expectations for local event, as other affiliates struggle with drop in donations after Planned Parenthood controversy
Many people treated for cancer are worn out for a time, but new findings suggest that long-lasting fatigue may be less common than thought -- at least for women with early-stage breast cancer.
Has it ever happened to you? You put your hands to your head, press hard, and think “it is all too much!”
You all know what a food desert is, right? It's a place where there aren't very many supermarkets.
Hanoi has asked the World Health Organization for help to cure a virulent disease affecting children.
The Surfrider Foundation has released its preliminary "State of the Beach" study for the Gulf of Mexico from BP's ongoing Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Despite numerous research pointing out the toxicity and harmful nature of fluoride, it continues to be added to the water supply.
Water fluoridation is a highly controversial topic, with many individuals voicing massive concern over the practice.
Did you know that roughly 10% of the American population suffers from depression?
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has arrived in Cuba to undergo a fourth round of radiation therapy to treat a recurrence of cancer
A British woman stricken with Parkinson's disease can write for the first time in 15 years after receiving gene therapy.
The chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society calls for a genomics-based approach.
Two Merck drugs for treating male baldness and enlarged prostate will now carry extended labels to add more possible sexual side effects, US regulators said.
Drink enough beer and your judgement will soon be impaired. However, consume just enough and you could find yourself smarter.
Your mother was right: regular bedtimes and a good night's sleep are good for you -- or at least, researchers reported, irregular bedtimes and not enough sleep are bad for you.
A yellowfin tuna product used to make dishes like sushi and sashimi sold at restaurants and grocery stores has been linked with an outbreak of salmonella that has sickened more than 100 people in 20 states and the District of Columbia, federal health
A yellowfin tuna product used to make dishes like sushi and sashimi sold at restaurants and grocery stores has been linked with an outbreak of salmonella that has sickened more than 100 people in 20 states and the District of Columbia.
Bill Hogan doesn’t take any special vitamins and kale is not a mainstay of his diet.
A new study by Clinical Epigenetics, a peer-reviewed journal that focuses largely on diseases, has found that the rise in autism in the United States could be linked to the industrial food system, specifically the prevalence of high-fructose corn syr
By the beginning of the 1980s, after a four decade long lockdown, a re-interest in cannabis arose in the scientific community.
Before huge multinational corporations did it for us, humans had to figure out how to turn raw, unrefined formerly-living things into food that could be cooked or eaten.