Soaking during labor is fine, but new guidelines urge mothers to get out before they start to push
If Soda Companies Don't Want to Be Treated Like Tobacco Companies, They Need to Stop Acting Like Them
The evidence for comparing the two industries keeps coming. Both try to sway public opinion, avoid accountability and muddle the science
Previous recommendations suggested limiting exposure to two hours a day for older children
Scientists make a fundamental discovery about the amino acid valine’s role in blood stem cell development
After decades of disappointment there is a new flurry of vaccine activity
Puerto Rico and other territories, which have reported nearly 26,000 cases of infection, will net $40 million
Former Surgeon General David Satcher explains how to improve oral health in the U.S. and why the 80/20 rule remains, even after years of education and improvements, stubbornly difficult to break...
Big companies including Uber and Microsoft have committed to the effort
The University of Michigan's Paul Mohai, a leading researcher of issues related to environmental justice, talked about the Flint water crisis at a workshop sponsored by the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources, attended by Scientific American contributing editor Robin Lloyd...
Public pressure keeps the herbal supplement unregulated for now, encouraging users and researchers seeking a safer alternative to opioids
The warning from the CDC comes after at least 11 people were sickened
Scientists have already started testing the treatment in humans
State health officials say five people have been infected in the 1 square mile zone
The powerful effects of carfentanil are hard to fight with traditional medications that counteract related drugs and save lives
Discovery sparks questions about factors that may make ailment harder to cure or lead to misdiagnosis
As the first T-cell therapies for tumors near U.S. approval, researchers race to engineer less-toxic alternatives
The results are the first from a randomized, controlled trial of the treatment
The agency faced a fierce backlash from users who call the plant a safer alternative to opioid painkillers
When it comes to hydroponics versus conventionally grown produce, there are lots of pros and cons to consider. Nutrition Diva weighs them all
A technique called “biosparging” relies on pumping oxygen underground to help naturally occurring microorganisms multiply and consume oil spills.