There's been a stark rise in autoimmune disorders over the past 50 years, from type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis to celiac disease and asthma. What is autoimmune disorder? The first step toward a cure is understanding and controlling the causes.
The American Medical Association's "disease" label appears to boost feelings of self-acceptance among obese people — but it may also undermine weight-loss efforts, a recent study suggests.
Brominated vegetable oil, commonly used in sports drinks and sodas, has been banned in several countries because it’s both a flame retardant and a potential hormone disrupter.
Pictures trump calorie-counting on TwoGrand, a recent addition to the bastion of food and exercise tracking apps.
The Natural Resources Defense Council says a loophole in a 1958 law allows food manufacturers to bypass federal safety assessments.
Compassion is a cornerstone of education at Atlanta's Dunbar Elementary School, a partner of the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation.