Apr 19, 2013 Farmers in Liuchong village in the Central Chinese province of Hubei are standing up to a local phosphate mining operation and fertilizer factory they blame for polluting the village's water and air, killing their crops and livestock, and leading to a sharp increase in cancer rates in the region.
Apr 11, 2013 Gluten-free diets are picking up steam, but they're not alone. We pin six more common lifestyle and diet changes.
Apr 11, 2013 Biogen Idec CEO George Scangos discusses his company's new multiple sclerosis drug, pricing strategy, and research process.
Apr 10, 2013 School lunch programs with stricter nutrition standards may be helping to reduce obesity in children, especially those who receive free or reduced lunches.
Apr 5, 2013 Officials in China announced today that a sixth person has died from a new strain of bird flu. 14 people near Shanghai have been infected, and today authorities there decided to close all of the city's poultry markets.
Apr 4, 2013 A report in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine says the U.S. spends more on treating dementia than any other disease including cancer and heart disease.
Apr 4, 2013 National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins says government funding is the best way to support large scientific enterprises and fundamental health advances.
Mar 12, 2013 A list for some tips and tricks to keep some processed foods to a minimum.
Mar 8, 2013 A survey commissioned by Marketplace and The Chronicle of Higher Education reveals that what really stands out for employers in the resumes of recent college graduates is internship experience. But are colleges doing a good job preparing grads for work?