At age 3, Angelica Lopez is helping to break a sound barrier for deaf children.
DNA barcoding has exposed some infamous cases of food fraud, like cheap catfish sold as pricey grouper and expensive "sheep's milk" cheese that was really made from cow's milk.
The Washington health exchange is 81,000 short of its goal for signing people up for insurance this year.
When Rebecca Taylor of Tacoma picked up her 5-year-old daughter from Fawcett Elementary School on Dec. 17 she thought her child was just suffering from a common cold.
The World Health Organization says the two leading Ebola vaccines appear safe and will soon be tested in healthy volunteers in West Africa.
Most parents would love their children to live a heart-healthy lifestyle by eating a well-balanced diet and exercising. But getting children to buy-in is often easier said than done.
The flu is rampant in most of the country, and health officials say the season could peak soon.
Health officials are celebrating some important victories in 2014, and Time magazine even named Ebola fighters the persons of the year. Nevertheless, this was a black-eye year for public health.
Sales of home exercise equipment peak this time of year as people try to live up to their new year resolutions. Consumer Reports tested dozens of machines to find which are likely to keep you striding and gliding long past January.
Hershey is looking at replacing the high-fructose corn syrup in some of its products with sugar.
Reading about Harry Potter's adventures learning to fly his broomstick activates some of the same regions in the brain we use to perceive real people's actions and intentions.
Going gluten-free has become a very popular choice among Americans. Consumer Reports explains there are potential conseqences for the 93 percent of Americans who don't have a medical reason to give up gluten.
A major study lifts a cloud around Zetia and Vytorin, blockbuster drugs for lowering cholesterol.
Several variations of rice and rice products contain concerning levels of arsenic. Consumer Reports used data from the FDA and its own testing to recommend limits for how much rice kids and adults should eat. The testing also indicates the types of rice and other grains with lower levels of arsenic.
As a crucial second sign-up season gears up, the Obama administration said Sunday that HealthCare.gov is stable and working well, a far cry from last year's frozen computer screens and frustrated customers.