The obesity epidemic continues to escalate, with close to one-third of the adult U.S. population dealing with weight issues. For many children, the issue is also astronomical. In the past 30 years, it's estimated that the number of obese children has doubled, according to the Centers for Disease Con...
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Researchers found that controlling pain during and after childbirth might lower the risk of postpartum depression, a new Chinese study reveals.
Women undergoing hysterectomy procedure may be exposed to a hidden risk of uterine cancer.
People with type-2 diabetes appear to be at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases if they follow a diet high in salt.
Scientists have revealed that vitamin D deficiency leads to a two-fold increased risk of schizophrenia.
A recent study published in the Journal of Consumer Research found that children might be more likely to eat their fruits and vegetables if they didn't know about the added health benefits.
Smoking during pregnancy can increase a child's risk of certain health issues, including low birth-weight and increased risk of miscarriage, stillbirth or premature birth. Even second-hand smoke can increase the risk of a certain respiratory issues and certain birth defects.
A nationwide recall has asked that Costco, Trader Joe's and other major retails remove specific lots of fresh peaches, plums and nectarines over possible listeria contamination.
According to a recent study published in the journal the Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, researchers from the University of Murica in Spain found that certain brain changes could be the cause for hasty actions.
Scientists have found that the deadly Middle East Respiratory syndrome (MERS) virus could be passed through gene fragments found in the air.
New York City squirrels aren't like regular squirrels. Now, scientists have found that these creatures have adapted to human behavior to allow them to thrive just as well, if not better, than their fellow squirrels in the woods.