Evidence suggests that per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), a family of industrial chemicals used in a wide range of everyday products, may harm pregnant mothers and their babies.
Karestan Koenen, professor of psychiatric epidemiology, discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the mental health of different generations in a September 21, 2020 Facebook Live interview with Christine Chen of the Esalen Institute.
Hair products sometimes used by Black women may contain endocrine-disrupting chemicals linked with serious health issues.
Moderate coffee consumption may reduce the risk of several chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and certain cancers.
Just one or two servings of whole grains per day may help reduce diabetes risk.
Women who eat a plant-based diet before becoming pregnant may have a lower risk of developing gestational diabetes.
Full implementation of a 2018 law requiring major chain restaurants to list calorie counts on their menus could prevent 136,000 new cases of heart disease, 100,000 new cases of type 2 diabetes, and 28,000 early deaths over the…
Diabetes rates among women in India were highest in the south and east, and lowest in the center of the country.
Adding warning labels to sugary beverages such as soda and sports drinks led to a drop in sales of such beverages and strengthened perceptions among consumers that sugary drinks contribute to disease, according to new research from Harvard…
If people opt to eat less red meat as a result of meat shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic, it could be good for their health.