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.
Many mental health issues often have genetic links. However, pinpointing the source of the problem isn't always so easy.
A rare blue-colored red king crab was pulled from the deep waters of Norton Sound, Alaska.
The risk of inflammation, a chronic over activation of parts of the immune system that is important for long-term health, in children from low-income families can be reduced by teaching poor parents good parenting and life skills.
A new study found that those who consume high-fat foods in a regular basis may lose their sense of smell.
Probiotics, otherwise known as "healthy" gut bacteria that's commonly found in yogurt and other dietary supplements, could help to lower the risk of high blood pressure.
Parents are more likely to see their child/children through rose-colored glasses. However, for those with children who are obese or overweight, this can pose a serious risk to their future health.