Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The secret to avoiding weight gain may be residing on the top of your tongue. According to a new German study, obese children have less sensitive taste buds than kids of normal weight, and that may drive them to eat more. read more ≫
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Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- An increasing number of parents are getting state approval to allow their children to opt out of school-mandated vaccinations for non-medical reasons, according to a new analysis published Wednesday.
Dr. Saad Omer, author of the correspondence published in the New England Journal of Medicine, warned that this trend is leaving large populations of children at risk for developing potentially deadly illnesses that haven't been seen in the United States in many years. read more ≫
Photo: Robert MatheuIn a statement released on Tuesday, The Beach Boys announced that they will be returning to their pre-reunion lineup for touring purposes after the band finishes its scheduled 50th anniversary concerts next week in London. This means Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks won't be part of the group when it hits the road for more U.S. read more ≫
Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Thousands of Americans who suffer from multiple sclerosis (MS) might one day be able to take advantage of a **** that new research suggests is both safe and effective.
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic and often disabling disease that affects nearly 400,000 people in the United States. It attacks the protective substance called myelin that covers the nerve fibers of the brain and spinal cord. read more ≫
iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Low-fat yogurt may help lower your risk for high blood pressure, according to new research.
A new study of more than 2,100 adults presented at the American Heart Association’s High Blood Pressure Research 2012 Scientific Sessions Wednesday found that those who reported eating more low-fat yogurt were 31 percent less likely to develop high blood pressure than those who ate less. read more ≫