Researchers found that when uric acid—a compound in our urine—combines with chlorine, the result is two potentially dangerous chemical byproducts.
Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.
The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention are warning that antibiotics are being linked to a severe and deadly bacterial infection in kids.
The bill’s sponsor, Republican state Sen. Stuart Reid, had urged support for the measure so Utah could “set the example and make a statement to the nation.”
California Governor Jerry Brown says he is not sure legalizing pot is a good idea in his state because the country could lose its competitive edge if too many people are getting stoned.
Small but unusual outbreaks of tuberculosis, measles and an extremely rare polio-like disease in several regions across California have set off concerns about the risks of exposure. All the infectious disease reports are actively being investigated, and California health officials say it is sheer coincidence that they arose at the same time.
Talking more often is good, using longer sentences is better.
Broadcaster Bob Costas’s eye infection is keeping him on the bench at the Winter Olympics.
People on the Oregon Health Plan are making fewer visits to the emergency room and more visits to primary care clinics
Emotions and physiological experiences can be transmitted from one person to another, and infants can “catch” feelings of stress passed down through their mothers.
San Francisco officials again are trying to improve residents’ health and raise money for government coffers by taxing soda and other sweetened drinks, an effort that’s previously failed to gain traction locally and in other U.S. cities.
Ken Uechi has been making sushi for 8 years and considers himself an artist. But he says a new law is adding an unwanted layer to his work.