Six Minnesota Kids Suffer Rare, Polio-Like Disorder

State health officials have issued an alert to doctors after six Minnesota children were diagnosed with a rare, polio-like disorder that causes reduced mobility...

Scientists Want To Create A “Noah’s Ark” Of Bacteria. . .

At this very moment, trillions of microscopic organisms are living in and on your body and influencing processes like nutrition, immunity, and hormone activity....

The Story Of One Of The Most Horrifying Scandals In The History Of Big...

Fossil fuel companies hid research into human-caused climate change. The tobacco industry was complicit in the smuggling of its own product. Then there was...

Study: 1 In 3 US Adults Eat Fast Food Each Day

A government study has found that 1 in 3 U.S. adults eat fast food on any given day. That’s about 85 million people. It’s the...

Texas Surf Resort Tested After ‘Brain-Eating Amoeba’ Death

Testing results are expected this week after a man died from a rare "brain-eating amoeba" after visiting a landlocked surf resort in Central Texas,...

Is Hangry A Medical Condition?

To all of the people who denied that hangriness was a real thing, I only have one word to say: ha. So is hangry...

Here’s What Just 10 Minutes Of Exercise Can Do For Your Memory

Just how long does it take to reap the innumerable benefits of exercise? Even those of us with the best intentions can sometimes find...

Too Much Screen Time. . .

Only one in 20 kids in the United States meets guidelines on sleep, exercise and screen time, and nearly a third are outside recommendations...

Antibiotics For Appendicitis? Surgery Often Not Needed

When emergency tests showed the telltale right-sided pain in Heather VanDusen’s abdomen was appendicitis, she figured she’d be quickly wheeled into surgery. But doctors...

European Scientists Have Made An Intriguing Discovery. . .

Scientists in the UK and Sweden believe they’ve come across an unprecedented advance in Alzheimer’s disease research: A method of developing new drugs that...