People whose political ideas are on the liberal end of the spectrum may be less likely to die early than those whose ideas are conservative or moderate.
IBM and Mars Inc. are teaming up to genetically sequence the microbial communities that exist in food production facilities so consumers can be better protected.
Next time you're out walking and chewing gum, consider that you might actually be practicing good oral hygiene while you stroll. It turns out that some gums trap their fair share of bacteria, leading to a cleaner mouth.
With the recent measles outbreak linked to a certain famous mouse's home turf in California, the spotlight has been thrown back onto a disease that was thought largely eradicated in the United States.
Flatulence, diarrhea, rashes and other health issues have been with some humans and their ancestors for up to a million or more years.
The parents of a boy claimed to be a victim of spontaneous human combustion in 2013 now have a second child with the same 'problem' and police are skeptical.
People who drink coffee regularly may be protected against malignant melanoma, the leading cause of skin-cancer death in the U.S.
Sleep probably gets less credit than it should for battling illness since much of its work is under cover.
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