By Matthew Mientka | Mon, 03/10/2014 - 17:15
New evidence provides insight into altruistic punishment, or spite, a self-destructive behavior that has long perplexed scientists and philosophers. Though much maligned, spite serves to enforce pro-social behavior.
By Chris Weller | Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:07
More than half of all children with diarrheal infections had been receiving antibiotics to treat another condition, a new CDC study finds.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 03/08/2014 - 13:30
Everything you know about vegetables may be wrong. A new study shows canned fruits and vegetables deliver the same nutritional value as fresh or frozen produce at a fraction of the cost.
By Vanessa Martinez | Thu, 03/06/2014 - 13:27
As many as 30 people have reported a rare skin infection contracted through handling raw or live fish and seafood at Chinatown markets in the city.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 03/06/2014 - 09:30
"Reduced-Fat," "Light," "100% Wheat." All of these and more are labels you might see in the supermarket. But just because they hint that they may be healthier doesn't mean they are.
By John Ericson | Wed, 03/05/2014 - 15:29
BPA plastic has been linked to numerous health risks, but a new study finds that BPA-free products may be just as bad.
By Vanessa Martinez | Wed, 03/05/2014 - 15:20
Lammily, a doll with realistic body proportions and minimal makeup, will ship by November 2014.
By Matthew Mientka | Wed, 03/05/2014 - 12:33
Much will change this century as global warming shifts food production, forcing many plant and animal species to migrate to higher elevations when possible. But how will this affect some of the foods we've grown to love?
By John Ericson | Wed, 03/05/2014 - 10:46
Prescription pills are responsible for more emergency room deaths than street drugs, but who keeps prescribing them to abusers?
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 03/05/2014 - 10:00
Meet sushi guy. His street sushi is just as good as the real thing, right? Now, replace sushi with medical marijuana. The new ad from MarijuanaDoctors.com aims to connect patients with prescriptioin marijuana.
By Vanessa Martinez | Tue, 03/04/2014 - 15:58
The "Electric Eel" condom, a contender in the "Next Generation Condom" challenge, aims to enhance pleasure and promote safe sex, all while sending electrical impulses up the wearer's manhood.