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Researchers are saying that exposure to common antibacterial chemicals and preservatives found in soap, toothpaste, mouthwash and other personal-care products may make children more prone to a wide range of food and environmental allergies.

WASHINGTON -- The infant mortality rate, the preterm birth rate and the adolescent birth rate all continued to decline, average mathematics scores increased for...

Count me in as one of the many who think New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's decision to limit the container size of sodas is totally asinine.

BALTIMORE -- A small study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and Duke University shows that eating higher doses of milk protein...

ITHACA, N.Y. -- The Great Recession of 2007-09 -- the longest and most severe U.S. recession since 1933 -- has cost an estimated 9.3 million American adults their health insurance coverage due to unemployment, reports a working paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

READING, Pa. -- Three panelists will share their expertise on healthier lunch nutrition programs for America's youth Nov. 17 at the annual National Farm-City Week Symposium, Childhood Obesity: The School Lunchroom Debate.

NEW YORK — The end of the pollinating season is good news for everyone with hay fever and similar summer allergies, but those who are sensitive to mold spores may have to wait until the first frost to find relief.

WASHINGTON -- Saw palmetto, a widely used herbal dietary supplement, does not reduce urinary problems associated with prostate enlargement any better than a placebo, according to research funded by the National Institutes of Health.

WASHINGTON -- Scientists have found that individuals who carry a mutation in a gene called BAP1 are susceptible to developing two forms of cancer -- mesothelioma, and melanoma of the eye. Additionally, when these individuals are exposed to asbestos or similar mineral fibers, their risk of developing mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer of the lining of the chest and abdomen, may be markedly increased.

I'm not buying the argument that farm subsidies are the major villain. If you want to oppose farm subsidies, that's fine. Just don't do it hiding behind an overweight person.