Consumers generally look to the SPF rating to determine the strength of a sunscreen product. What the deceptively simple index really means, and what it misses
The cholesterol in eggs actually accelerates plaque build-up, Canadian researchers have discovered.
As the most livable state in the nation, sparsely populated Utah has a lot going for it.
The recession had almost no effect on health-care costs.
If soda bans take an implicitly cynical view of human nature, food labels that give consumers the impression of freedom might be their opposite.
Whether your primary care doctor keeps fit can determine the quality of your own care. Here are eight charts that explain the state of physician fitness in the United States.
The science of tracing the deaths back to avian flu, and what it might mean for humans
Even as in-hospital infections are on the decline, more people are checking into hospitals with the drug-resistant staph infection than those with either HIV or influenza, combined.
An ongoing heat wave has British officials sounding the alarm over London's bad air quality.
Evidence that doctors approach their own end-of-life care differently from everyone else
The venerable sci-fi show didn't just foresee the rise of tablet computing -- it also predicted the popularity of small tablets, too.
Will people actually consume less soda just because they can't buy it in one giant cup?
The part of air travel that gives you a cold (or worse) isn't usually the plane ride -- it's these leading disease-spreading airports.
Compared to those near stations in poorer areas, residents near some London Tube stops are likely to live 20 years longer.
Can a cheeky viral video restore Americans' commitment to dental hygiene?
Just over 40 percent of Americans don't get enough exercise. But that's still far better than some countries.
In one of the first polls to be released after the Supreme Court's health-care ruling, Americans remain divided on the matter -- perhaps because we still don't understand it.
How physical proximity may influence our treatment of others -- even in limited interactions.
The company's habit of killing off technologies before they're really dead is inconvenient, but Cupertino is playing the long game.