Is it time to scrutinize sweeteners?

Pediatrics group calls for more research into artificial sweeteners and their effect on children's health.

Is meatless meat good for you?

The latest food craze looks, tastes and feels like real meat—but at day's end, it's still a processed food.

Coffee—a magic microbiome machine?

Your gut instinct to enjoy that favorite cup of java may positively influence your overall health.

Driving while drowsy?

Nearly half of all Americans do, and they're responsible for 328,000 crashes a year—including 6,800 fatalities.

9 foods to boost your energy

Try these tasty treats packed with fuel and nutrition to get you through winter.

Do emotions steer your eating?

Some candid questions can help you understand food choices—and whether you have a bigger problem than you realize.

All sports carry risks

Two sports medicine doctors share tips on how to play it safe.

Patient Story

‘I feel energized’

Not long ago, teenager Madisyn Dame would have been too young for hip surgery. Medical advancements have allowed her to undergo two of them—with incredible results.

Drug overdoses plague Northeast

Public health campaigns should account for regional differences in drug activity and overdoses, researchers say.

Patient Story

‘This is amazing’

Festivities at the children's hospital give kids a chance to be superheroes on Halloween.

1 in 3 kids are sleep-deprived

Children ages 6 to 12 should be getting at least nine hours of sleep each night—but 12 would be better.

Terrible acid reflux? Consider surgery

For the right candidate, this procedure may be more effective than medication.

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