PHOENIX — Amid escalating anxiety over the fast-spreading Zika virus, a team of scientists that includes Arizona researchers has developed an inexpensive test that can detect the disease even in regions with limited medical resources.
For more than a decade, the death rate in America has been falling, in part because of fewer deaths from cancer and heart disease. Now, it may be rising again because of Alzheimer's disease, drug overdoses and suicide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
If you cultivate free-range kids, one is likely to bring home a turtle or a frog from the woods one day — maybe even a salamander from a creek.
New federal research suggests that cellphone radiation can cause two types of cancer in laboratory rats. This makes it clear that rats shouldn’t use cellphones, but what about the humans in your family?
Five summers from now, the hamburgers you grill in the backyard may come from a Petri dish, not a pasture, and the steaks sizzling in restaurants may come with a seemingly fantastical disclaimer: No animal was harmed in the making of this meal.
If you find yourself dedicating more and more of your life to your bad habit, take notice. Your indulgence may have become an addiction. Here are five clues:
This week, my kids officially completed their soccer season, which if you are a soccer mom, you know exactly what that means: more soccer.
American families are increasingly choosing to buy food from local farms, but the companies that sell seeds and pesticides are consolidating and getting bigger.
When you and your spouse promised "for better or for worse," your bodies were paying attention. Research shows that married couples are so in sync with each other that they grow more alike on a cellular level as they age.
We constantly hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but this is especially true for diabetics. For type 2 diabetics, it's crucial that you enjoy an excellent filling breakfast, but eating the wrong thing could be worse than skipping breakfast altogether. Because you've been asleep for the past 8 hours your blood sugar levels could be doing crazy things, which make eating breakfast even more important.
Each year in May, the National Safety Council makes a grim prediction: how many of us will die in traffic accidents over the Memorial Day weekend.
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Running a marathon is something that many runners aspire to do. Some might even call it the epitome of running success to have completed the 26.2-mile challenge.
I remember my mom constantly asking my sister and me what we wanted to eat for dinner. We thought we were being considerate by telling her we didn’t care what she cooked and that we loved everything she made. She would always mention how the hardest part about cooking was to come up with what to eat, and I always thought she was a little crazy for it.
The bully on the playground can cause lasting harm, both physical and psychological, to your children. But even more dangerous is the bully in the backyard, the one who shares your child’s DNA.
With modern life as fast-paced and busy as it is, many of us find ourselves exhausted not only by the end of the day, but ...
Living comfortably within your own skin is difficult when you have had to share it with a baby for nine months. Learning how to embrace ...
For the first time, Americans are spending more money in restaurants than at grocery stores, a trend that worries health professionals.
If the Social Security Administration had been around in 1776, the Founding Fathers might have retired on disability instead of giving birth to a nation ...
From soft drinks to hummus, every kind of food and drink seems to have a fun-sized version these days as manufacturers take a cue from ...
Should parents always tell their kids the truth?
In addition to fireworks and cookouts, the long holiday weekend brings mosquitoes, sunburns and sweat. To help your family get through it, in its June ...
We all know we should live a healthy lifestyle — but did you know that doing so is not just good for you, but also your ...