Philly is the biggest U.S. city to slap a tax on sweet drinks, after a bitter battle
After the Orlando massacre some are suggesting the Food and Drug Administration reconsider its policy
Three new infographics highlight changing diets around the world
14 samples collected between January 2015 and May 2016 tested positive for a strain of the virus
In mice, intestinal microbes respond to a high-fat diet by producing acetate, which triggers the release of a hormone that makes mammals feel hungry, causing them to eat even more. ...
Wait for drinks around 65 degrees Celsius or above to cool
Pregnant women are still advised to avoid the Summer Games
Gun violence at the Pulse night club and elsewhere across the U.S. in recent years demand controls over the widespread availability of firearms
Nearsightedness is on the rise
Hard as it may be to resist, do not swat at the bees that come at you
More than 120,000 people need life-saving transplantations
The drug-resistant bacteria can reportedly cause pulmonary and bloodstream infections as well as meningitis
The degree of risk almost certainly depends on the length and strength of exposure—but we still don't know how significant the actual danger is
The easy availability of guns poses a much greater threat to Americans than terrorism does
The guidance affects millions of couples across the Caribbean and Latin America
No one should really be shocked by this, although the extent of the increase in antibiotic resistance is troubling. New research looks at the development of the microbiomes in preterm infants...
Climate change poses significant threats to the populous nation
Serving wine in larger glasses boosted sales 10 percent in an English bar, possibly because customers think they're imbibing less per glass. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Chemists study the neurochemistry of alkaloids from the Mitragyna plant
Ethicists and medical experts are testing a system to distribute drugs in short supply that is inspired by the method used to prioritize organ transplants