Aug 31, 2012 Figuring out where personal responsibility ends and government intervention begins when it comes to eating habits.
Aug 31, 2012 The director of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services says there should be financial incentives for healthy food choices, consequences for unhealthy ones.
Aug 30, 2012 On the age-old question of how you get kids to eat broccoli, new research from Cornell University finds it's all about branding.
Aug 23, 2012 Our Freakonomics expert Stephen Dubner says there is evidence that working from home is better for you.
Aug 20, 2012 Changes in the federal school lunch program will put more fruits and vegetables on pupils' trays. Will they eat them?
Aug 13, 2012 Olympic athletes helped increase sales of colorful therapeutic tape.
Jul 23, 2012 About a year ago a law went into effect called the Plain Writing Act, meant to compel federal agencies into communicating with the public in a more accessible way. Now a nonprofit has come out with its first report card based on the act, and most agencies are not doing very well.
Jul 18, 2012 Today, a woman in Australia born without arms or legs reached a multi-million dollar settlement with the distributor of Thalidomide, as a previously undiagnosed victim of the drug's side effects. The case may prompt similar legal action for uncompensated victims around the world.