Tyler Ludlum, now 12, lost both his feet after contracting meningitis. It could have been prevented if those around him were vaccinated.
Claims of children dying after a sugary bite from trick-or-treat stashes boil down to tall tales, scientists say.
A girl in India has reportedly become a holy shrine because she cries blood. Crying blood is actually a real phenomenon.
Despite their blasé demeanors, young men are more affected by the ups and downs of romantic relationships than their girlfriends, a new study suggests.
By assuring men that they are likely to have sex, monogamy and economic equality could increase male life span, a new study suggests.
Psychologically speaking, is the oil spill disaster more like 9/11 or Hurricane Katrina? Researchers suggest neither; it falls in a third category and is among the worst in U.S. history.
Delaying umbilical cord clamping by just a few minutes may impart significant health benefits to the baby.
One in 10 fathers experience prenatal or post-partum depression, with the risks peaking when the new baby is 3 to 6 months old, reports a new study.
A near doubling in minimally-invasive procedures, such as cosmetic injections and fillers, overwhelmed the 20 percent decline in expensive surgical procedures, like facelifts and eyelid surgery.
Gestures can mislead kids, so parents looking to find out the truth from a child should be careful with their hands as well as their words.
The growing popularity of hookahs, or water pipes, among North American youth may be spurred, in part, by a misperception that they are safer than cigarettes.
Epigenetics may be giving us a better understanding of how lifestyle affects health -- not only our own health but that of our children and grandchildren
Dreams boost learning and help us make sense of the real world. A new study may be the first to show this connection between dreaming and learning.
Human instincts draw us to either curvy models or those with sharp angles. And carmakers cater to one or the other, depending on the era, a new study shows.
Tough times make listeners prefer tough songs and tough artists. But healthy economies nurture cheesy pop.
Cosmetics can play a significant role in your life, from helping you attract mates to boosting your earning potential.