More than 75 percent of of all items found in public food vending machines are candy, chips, and cookies.
The South is weighing this country down.
The nation is celebrating this morning news that the obesity rate for children age 2 to 5 plummeted over the last decade. But one of the sadder parts of the study was that the nation's obesity rate is a reflection of the nation's racial divide: Blacks and Hispanics suffer much higher levels of obesity compared to whites.
The country had 741 infections in 2009, but not a single one in 2012 or 2013.
Six million Americans got new health insurance on Jan. 1 because of the Affordable Care Act, and we want to know how it's going for you.
This chart demonstrates not only how low our life expectancy is relative to other developed countries, but also how far we have fallen even in the last 30 years.
A basic primer: Why antibiotic resistance is a problem, what farms have to do with it, and why some people think the FDA's rules don't go far enough.
The risk posed by 23andMe is closer to that posed by WebMD.com or fortune tellers.
Buprenorphine addiction treatment produces some embarrassing news stories. It also saves lives
The World Economic Forum, sponsors of the exclusive, c-level talkfest held every year in Switzerland, knows what is wrong with Americans.
"More than two million people are sickened every year with antibiotic-resistant infections, with at least 23,000 dying as a result."
Enroll America plans to go door-to-door to urge uninsured people to sign up for health insurance. But will a knock on the door – or eight – be enough?
A new report argues that more than 120 regulations have been stalled by the White House, on everything from mine safety to energy-efficiency standards.
A big new Senate bill would revamp a much-criticized 1976 law governing the chemicals in everything from crib mattresses to water bottles.
For the past decade, traffic fatalities have been on a slow, steady decline. Fewer drivers have been crashing their cars each year. And fewer pedestrians have been getting run over by vehicles. Until recently.