By Nadia-Elysse Harris, JD | May 24, 2013 10:06 AM EDT
Fearing that GMO labels would turn away consumers, the majority of Senate voted against the labeling amendment on Thursday.
By Lizette Borreli | May 24, 2013 05:57 PM EDT
Studies show that breastfeeding can promote good physical and cognitive health for newborn babies.
By Christie Rizk | May 24, 2013 12:07 PM EDT
In newly mutant cockroaches, sugar stimulates receptor neurons that are only incited in the presence of deterrents.
By Anthony Rivas | May 23, 2013 08:14 PM EDT
An investigation in New Jersey found a number of bars served rubbing alcohol, dirty water, or cheap liquor as a substitute for the expensive brands.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 23, 2013 04:26 PM EDT
New approval of the A1c test will help patients and doctors catch diabetes more easily for speedy treatment.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 23, 2013 02:45 PM EDT
By creating a completely artificial flu-like structure, researchers are on their way to reducing yearly flu shots to just once in a lifetime.
By Christie Rizk | May 23, 2013 01:21 PM EDT
A new independent lab report shows some bottled green teas contain very few antioxidants, and some loose-leaf green teas have lead.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 23, 2013 01:48 PM EDT
Students at elite schools spend more on sex toys than those at other schools, leading many to speculate whether sex drive is related to intelligence.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 23, 2013 12:01 PM EDT
UK researchers found that purple engineered tomatoes are packed with healthy antioxidants and have a longer shelf life than regular red tomatoes.
By Lizette Borreli | May 23, 2013 09:07 AM EDT
"Retail therapy” is more than it seems, offering various health perks to your mind and your body. Take advantage of this year's Memorial Day sales!
By Ashik Siddique | May 22, 2013 09:30 PM EDT
A new study finds a link between consuming sugary drinks and higher risk of kidney stones, and an association between drinking coffee, tea, wine, beer, and orange juice and lower risk.
By Justin Caba | May 22, 2013 04:54 PM EDT
The consulting firm Milliman released data that suggests some American families are paying over $20,000 a year on health care costs.
By Lizette Borreli | May 23, 2013 10:20 AM EDT
Take this Memorial Day 3-day weekend to travel with your family and soak up the health benefits these five cities have to offer.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 22, 2013 05:00 PM EDT
A citizen science study shows that homes with dogs contain more types of bacteria, which may even be beneficial.
By Ansa Varughese | May 22, 2013 02:18 PM EDT
A new device gaining strong support from potential users reads vitals and sends the data to your smartphone.