As you probably hear every day, obesity is a problem in the United States. Over the past twenty years, the disease has increased dramatically, and today 35.7% of U.S. adults and 17% of children are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Various factors can affect soldiers who are deployed overseas. The recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have taken a toll on many who returned home after witnessing countless horrors during the two brutal, longstanding wars.
Congress might be under some pressure this year as the White House has dropped another astronomical bill in their laps. Perhaps less controversial than bills past, this proposal is for NASA’s base budget in 2015.
Prescription opioids have been the subject of drug abuse for years. Suffering from pain or not, people will seek to obtain the drugs for recreational or unintended uses.
A recent study shows that eating a diet that's rich in animal proteins during middle age could make you up to four times more likely to die of cancer than a low-protein diet--a mortality risk that's comparable to smoking, according to study authors.
A recent study shows that the structure of the teenage brain may be altered by smoking early in life.
Nearly every percentage found through studies and tests is important when it’s relative to weight gain issues. Obesity, diabetes, and heart disease are as prevalent as they ever were in the U.S., so any study that helps provide insight into the root of those issues is worthwhile.
Giving birth outside the hospital could be making a comeback in the coming years. The United States has seen the highest percentage of home births in 37 years.
A recent study looks at the how exposure to seminal plasma may begin the transmission of gonorrhea infections
Getting angry every once and a while is a normal part of releasing built up emotions. But getting overly upset often could put some at a higher risk for a heart attack, according to a recent study.
The USDA school meal standards has a impact on low income students as their consumption of fruits and vegetables increased, says a new finding discarding the criticism that new standards cause an increasing wastage of food.