by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 28, 2014
A new report finding that inner city children are more likely to have food allergies is just the latest evidence of health disparities starting young.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 27, 2014
The ongoing lack of diversity is ultimately undermining our ability to develop better health treatments.
by Igor Volsky Posted on August 26, 2014
A new government study shows that e-cigarette users are more likely to experiment with combustible cigarettes.
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by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 26, 2014 Updated: August 26, 2014
The rate at which doctors doled out painkillers has nearly doubled in the last 10 years. The results, unfortunately, have been devastating.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 25, 2014
An influential group of pediatricians says schools shouldn't start before 8:30 in the morning.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 22, 2014
"If restaurants are going to incentivize children, they should incentivize them to eat healthy."
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 21, 2014
Not everyone's joining in on the viral trend.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 21, 2014 Updated: August 21, 2014
The rate has been falling for half a century, but it particularly plummeted over the past two decades.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 20, 2014
Several nut butters are being recalled over fears they're contaminated with the country's most common foodborne illness.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 19, 2014
It's a bigger public health problem than you might imagine.