Even as prescriptions for attention-deficit medication have soared, it's unclear that kids today are any less attentive than they were 30 years ago.
And if you were to add us all up, we'd weigh more than eight million tractor trailers put together.
Takeaways from recent research on fathers for your Father's Day
How a stroke victim who lost all motor control used Twitter for the first time this week.
Research suggests artificial sweeteners like saccharin and aspartame trick our brains into being unable to control our energy intake.
Scientists in Switzerland have discovered a hormone that makes mice work out harder. Could an exercise pill be far off?
A mathematical model proves that Bieber fever is one of the catchiest diseases of our time.
If you're trying to make the most of your money in these hard times, it's perfectly fine to hold on to your groceries or leftovers for a while.
This year's WWDC keynote was jam-packed with new products from the technology giant. But the company's biggest new development wasn't in hardware orsoftware.
New government data show both type 1 and type 2 diabetes advancing among children and adolescents.
More men are deciding they want to have kids after getting a vasectomy. Can the sterilization procedure really be reversed?
Could a simple quadcopter revolutionize the way we work out?
A remarkable new project is capable of magnifying tiny movements in human physiology, like heartbeats, blood flow, and breathing.
For every cubic meter of office air, there are billions of bacteria floating around. But how about on common surfaces like computer keyboards and telephones?
A new study on acetaminophen overdose is a reminder to self-medicate with care.
Taco Bell's new sensation has consumers eating out of its hand. Just how much is 100 million Doritos-based tacos, anyway?
The United States is seeing an explosion in autism diagnoses. One researcher says our reclassification of other diseases may be partly behind the trend.
In a society awash with digital media, concerns about addiction are natural. But are they unfounded?
The New York mayor's broadside against sugary soft drinks may seem like a brutal crackdown, but it's hardly the fatal blow critics and supporters alike think it is.
Many young people can correctly identify the age of a person based on their scent.