Could mass killings and school shootings in the United States actually be contagious?
Foodborne illnesses are more common than you think.
Europeans may have unknowingly helped the spread of an invasive plant species in the United States. Researchers have found that human-caused factors are far more important to the spread of an invasive species than the traits that the species may possess.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration decided to eliminated trans fat from the U.S. food supply after determining that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) , otherwise known as the primary source of artificial trans fat, are not safe for human consumption.
New findings published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism elaborate on the dangers of pesticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and breast cancer risk. Though the chemical was banned in the United States nearly 42 years ago, scientists are still examining its connection to h...
The northeast United States may be getting a bit warmer.
New findings published in the latest edition of Social Science Quarterly reveal that where individuals live can ultimately influence their risk of committing suicide. For the study, researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder examined how social climate can indeed be a factor in such a risk.
Findings presented at EuroHeartCare, the official annual meeting of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions of the European Society of Cardiology, reveal that not getting enough sleep can double the risk of heart attack and quadruple the risk of stroke.
Like it or not, most Americans will wake up to their smart phones tomorrow and see that they missed an hour of sleep. Just so turns out, they actually did. It's daylight saving time.
Researchers at the University of Iowa examine who's affected by muscular dystrophy.
Recent findings published in BMJ Open show that more than 80 percent of patients with potential cancer symptoms are given the all-clear following a health investigation. However, having a false alarm was also found to discourage many people from seeking help in the future event of a symptom.