According to a new study, substituting meat with white button mushrooms can help people lose weight.
Adopting a healthy diet and exercise regimen is essential for maintaining weight. And, according to a new study from Stanford University School of Medicine, people need to focus on both of these simultaneously to achieve better, long-lasting results.
Doctors have now cautioned children and teens against accepting the "cinnamon challenge" - a popular dare where kids need to swallow a teaspoon of cinnamon powder without the use of water in under 60 seconds.
When the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force called for the end of annual mammograms in 2009, many expected there to be at least a small measurable response to the new recommendations. Three years later, however, rates have yet to budge.
GMOs or bust: that's the message The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) sent out to the world in its recent report "Feeding the Planet in a Warming World."
Spending too much time on one sport can be dangerous for young, growing bodies, according to a new study.
Excess amounts of glutamate - a neurotransmitter - in the brain may demonstrate signs of schizophrenia progressing to psychosis, a new study has shown.
Being a teenage mother significantly increases a woman's risk of developing obesity later in life, a new study says.
While certain causes of food poisoning in the U.S. have declined due in part to a government crackdown on slaughterhouses, bacteria commonly linked to raw milk and poultry is causing more and more food poisonings, according to a report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The H7N9 bird flu strain has already infected 91 people in China and killed 17, according to local media reports, and researchers are still investigating the potential source of the virus.
Depression may be contagious - or at least depressive thinking patterns, that is - according to new research coming out of Notre Dame.
Parents who only address the issue of drunk driving are missing the bigger issue, says a Mothers Against Drunk Driving report that found only one-third of alcohol-related deaths among underage drinkers were related to traffic incidents.
The Bipartisan Policy Center released a list of 50 recommendations Thursday that would cut the federal deficit by almost $560 billion over the next decade, $300 billion of which would come from Medicare.
Oral surgeon W. Scott Harrington may have infected dozens with Hepatitis C and others with Hepatitis B and HIV due to a breech in sanitation in his office.