Most historically black colleges and universities are located in southern counties home to black populations with above-average rates of HIV infection, a new study finds.
E-cigarettes come in over 7,000 flavors. If the flavors were banned, as American regulators wish, more people are likely to smoke traditional cigarettes.
The debate over farmed salmon raises a number of health and environmental questions. This explainer and research review will help journalists sort through the noise.
Workers in windowless offices are less happy, less healthy and more stressed than their colleagues with steady sources of daylight, an extensive body of research says.
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.