The first radiation measurements from within a 37-mile radius of the disabled Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant do not reveal any immediate health threat – and perhaps not even any health problems measurable decades from now, if levels stay where they are.This may surprise people who assume that radioa
It probably comes as no surprise to most parents, and regular readers of our blog, that kids prefer the taste of cereals marketed with popular cartoon characters.But a new study suggests that a box sporting Shrek or Dora the Explorer may also make children forget their reservations about unhealthful
A new study adds yet another reason to consider scaling back your soda intake, and it's already putting beverage makers on the defensive.Researchers from the School of Public Health at Imperial College in London analyzed the diets of nearly 2,700 middle-aged people in the U.S.
Contraception is not abortion.That's pretty much the bottom line of the new rules President Obama issued today.Those rules are the latest attempt to clarify the details of a much-debated "conscience clause" allowing health care providers to decline care to patients if it would violate their religiou
With the House expected to vote to defund last year's health overhaul law and frequent battles in the Senate over repealing the law all together, things have been pretty ugly here in Washington.But this week brought a small win for moms.