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.
Aug 6, 2012 In China, officials have arrested more than 2,000 people involved in the country's vast counterfeit drug industry.
Jul 31, 2012 Pfizer seems to be weathering the loss of its patent for Lipitor just fine. The drug company says its second quarter profit jumped 25 percent. That's despite lower revenue, and competition from generics for its cholesterol-fighting blockbuster.
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.