Originally introduced by U.K. politicians in the 1990s, the concept of a food desert has been a popular way to approach food insecure regions in the U.S. for over a decade
New York attorney general says the offerings "simply don't work"
Ill tourists will be sent to one of five public facilities
The bacteria that cause anthrax are capable of surviving in the soil for centuries
The reason that it’s hard to find a hard and fast definition for processed meat is that there isn’t one. Nutrition Diva makes sense of the madness
A powerful documentary chronicles the mysterious viruses, such as Ebola and Zika, that jump from animals to people—any one of which could one day cause the next great pandemic
Sprains and fractures were the most common injuries
The CDC issued a travel alert for one-square-mile zone north of Miami
Reintroducing mountain lions to the eastern U.S. could save human lives and reduce injuries by lowering deer populations and preventing car–deer collisions.
In an interview with Scientific American the philanthropist talks about the statistics that inspire him most
A 2,000-year-old latrine in China provides the first hard evidence that people carried diseases long distances along the ancient trading route.
State officials link cases of the virus to local mosquitoes in the mainland U.S. for the first time, setting off a new phase of public response
Controversial device uses a tube implanted into the abdomen to drain food after eating
The agency action comes amid investigations into four possible cases of local spread
Evidence of local transmission by mosquitoes is mounting, CDC says
The fundraising campaign raised $220 million worldwide
The move comes after the agency overturned a 30-year-old ban on donations from men who have sex with men
Corroded pipes full of nutrients for deadly Legionella bacteria; other cities at risk
Clinton has promoted medical research and policy since the 1990s
The Environmental Protection Agency declares that jet exhaust endangers public health by contributing to climate change