Health in Bronx, NY

An investigation by the British Medical Journal has revealed prescriptions for specialist formula in Britain have soared six-fold in a decade.

Data-mapping tools and projects are cropping up increasingly in philanthropy, as funders look for new insights about major problems. A case in point is the Anthem Foundation’s work on public health.

Montana health officials say a Missoula County child is the first person to die of an influenza-related illness in the state this season. Department of Public Health and Human Services officials said in a statement Monday there aren't many flu cases in Montana right now, but the number is expected to increase in the coming weeks. There have been five flu-related pediatric deaths across the nation so far.

Legumes are a food group rich in B vitamins containing various beneficial minerals (magnesium, calcium and potassium) and considerable amounts of fibre, and are considered to be a food having a low glycemic index, meaning

Fructose from fruits and vegetables doesn't appear to cause blood sugar problems.

Teens and young adults who are prescribed opioid painkillers after having their wisdom teeth removed are at increased risk for addiction, new research suggests.

Poultry processor Cargill is to expand its international poultry business with the acquisition of Colombian brand Campollo.

Thanksgiving and Christmas meals and holiday parties can cause problems for people with dietary requirements or restrictions. Vegetarians, people with allergies and on weight loss diets have all had food struggles at these times.

CITY OF NEWBURGH – St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital’s $8 million expansion of emergency services at its Newburgh campus took another step

Taking care of your family's dental health is a big responsibility. Here are a few smart choices you can make along the way to keep everyone's smiles healthy.

Many studies reveal how air pollution impacts pregnancy in negative ways. Here are the results and ways to help keep you and baby safe during pregnancy.

Chickenpox has taken hold of a school in North Carolina where many families claim religious exemption from vaccines. The outbreak ranks as the state’s worst since the vaccine became available…

Tree pose is a fundamental yoga pose for older adults that improves balance, stability, and core strength.

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Consuming large quantities of carbohydrates and alcohol are the real reason people feel sleepy after a Thanksgiving dinner.

Breast milk and infant formula both encourage the growth of similar types of bacteria in a baby's digestive system, but the bacteria from the two forms of food work differently, researchers report.