Skim vs. 2%: What’s best for your child? 
Skim vs. 2%: What’s best for your child?
A new study shows that kids drinking skim milk have a higher rate of obesity than those that drink 2% or whole milk.
Doctors call for limits on caffeine in energy drinks 
Doctors call for limits on caffeine in energy drinks
Saying energy drinks may threaten the health of young people, a group of doctors and health officials are urging the government to regulate the amount of caffeine they contain.
Food allergies are on the rise, especially among children 
Food allergies are on the rise, especially among children
The number of people affected by food allergies is growing. Learn what it takes to recognize and treat an allergic reaction to your next meal.
The real connection between meat and colon cancer 
The real connection between meat and colon cancer
Opinions go back and forth about whether eating meat can raise the risk of colon cancer. Whether we land on an answer or not, here are three truths to consider the next time meat is on the menu.
Americans missing important messages about obesity 
Americans missing important messages about obesity
Most people know that obesity can lead to heart disease and diabetes but aren’t clued in to the fact it can also lead to cancer. Doctors say if more people knew all of the risks, they might be motivated to shed those unwanted pounds.
It’s still better to quit smoking—even if you gain weight, study says 
It’s still better to quit smoking—even if you gain weight, study says
Even at the risk of adding pounds after quitting smoking, a new study says quit anyway.
Sugary drinks may lead kids to overeat 
Sugary drinks may lead kids to overeat
Sweet drinks can drive kids to consume more calories than they need, researchers say—giving parents another reason to help their kids think twice before they hydrate.