CHICAGO | Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found.
A variety of healthy fruits and vegetables are displayed for sale at a market in Washington. A 12-year study released Monday shows a steady improvement in American's eating habits, but food choices remain less than ideal.
FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, file photo, A 43 year old Congolese patient, center, who has been confirmed to have Ebola hemorrhagic fever, following laboratory tests, is comforted by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) nurse Isabel Grovas, left, and Doctor Hilde Dec…
INDIANAPOLIS | A new study shows youth football players are diagnosed with fewer concussions than other injuries.
The passing of her triplet sister inspired South Holland teen Hannah Ter Haar to pursue a career in genetics research.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. | Evansville-area leaders have taken a major step forward in their efforts to expand medical education in southwestern Indiana with the signing of letters of intent to participate in a new interdisciplinary health science research and education campus.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Colts used some down time Saturday night to support coach Chuck Pagano and raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Indiana.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. | Gabe Spalding is sculpting light to try to kill tumors and pain centers while preserving surrounding healthy tissue in the human body.
Gabe Spalding, a professor of physics at Illinois Wesleyan University, describes his research in a lab at the school's Center for Natural Science Building in Bloomington, Ill. Spalding is directing international, cutting-edge research in which physicists are working with biomedical researche…
Two studies have raised gnawing worries about the safety of vitamin supplements and a host of questions.
Babies don't learn to talk just from hearing sounds. Scientists discovered that starting around age 6 months, babies begin shifting from the intent eye gaze of early infancy to studying mouths when people talk to them.
Babies don't learn to talk just from hearing sounds. New research suggests they're lip-readers too.
A rising number of parents in more than half of states are opting out of school shots for their kids. And in eight states, more than 1 in 20 public school kindergartners do not get all the vaccines required for attendance, an Associated Press analysis found.
BALTIMORE — Sabrina Oliver looked forward to good schools and safer streets when she moved her family from her crime-ridden and trash-strewn West Baltimore neighborhood to the suburbs, but was surprised to discover another benefit as well — a dramatic improvement in their health.
A vaccine against cervical cancer hasn't been all that popular for girls. It may be even a harder sell for boys now that it's been recommended for them too.
The number of athletic children going to hospitals with concussions is up 60 percent in the past decade, a finding that is likely due to parents and coaches being more careful about treating head injuries, according to a new federal study.
The whooping cough vaccine given to babies and toddlers loses much of its effectiveness after just three years, which is a lot faster than doctors believed, and that could help explain a recent series of outbreaks in the U.S. among children who were fully vaccinated, a study suggests.
Muscle atrophy in older people is a big problem, but a common blood pressure drug shows promise in regenerating muscle and also in protecting against its wasting away from inactivity.
Fifteen years ago, Dr. Lawrence H. Diller ignited a national debate over the steep rise in children being diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and treated with stimulant medication.
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