Science and Technology
The concept of placebos – which are sometimes called “sugar pills” – has been around since the 1800s
The idea of using genetic material to produce an immune response has opened up a world of research and potential medical uses far out of reach of traditional vaccines
What’s the Difference Between Sugar, Other Natural Sweeteners and Artificial Sweeteners? A Food Chemist Explains Sweet Science
Sugar is just one of many flavor enhancers used to sweeten foods and beverages. Which one should you choose?
Colorful Sweets May Look Tasty, but Some Researchers Question Whether Synthetic Dyes May Pose Health Risks to Your Colon and Rectum
Sixty percent of the Standard American Diet consists of ultra-processed food, which isn’t great for colon health. Researchers are looking into whether artificial food colors play a role.
Dr. Chad Sanborn explains the threat behind superbugs and suggests what to ask your healthcare provider to help keep you and your family safe
Learn why AMR is a public health crisis and how you can protect yourself and your family
More common antibiotic treatments are losing effectiveness against disease. Here's how patients and healthcare providers can act.