A new study suggests taxing sugar instead of soda is a more effective way to help people cut calories.
A review of 185 papers finds male fertility in developed countries has fallen over 50 percent in less than 40 years, with significant public health implications.
Lyme disease is spreading as the warming climate helps bloodthirsty ticks thrive.
Climate change is causing wildfires to consume ever-larger swaths of forest, scientists say, breaking records and blanketing many states in dangerous smoke.
After the devastation of Hurricane Andrew in 1992, Florida adopted tough new building codes. They quickly paid for themselves, a new study finds.
As people who live near hydraulic fracking have long complained, the process seems to poison their water. A new paper measures the distance prospectors should keep from water supplies.
Two recent papers project how inland communities will be negatively affected by climate change and predict destabilizing migrations.
An estimated 603.7 million adults and 107.7 million children worldwide were obese in 2015, according to new estimates published in
The New England Journal of Medicine. China and the U.S. had the highest number of obese adults.
As the planet warms, record-breaking heat waves have become a public health crisis in developing countries like India, where the heat has killed thousands in recent years.
Being born into a world with cleaner air seems to make people more successful, a new paper finds.