A student who died in a Southern California beach sand pit collapse is among dozens who have suffocated in the little-recognized recreational danger. Health experts warn never to step into a sand hole deeper than knee-level.
Junk food laws: A new study of childhood obesity shows that kids gained less weight between fifth and eighth grade in the states with the strongest curbs against junk food in schools.
New play time study shows kids are more imaginative and comfortable with make believe than they were 20 years ago, despite shrinkig play time during and after school.
Even though many consider the decision by the New York City Board of Health a foregone conclusion, that didn’t stop supporters and opponents from expounding Tuesday on the soda ban proposal.
A genetic study of Native Americans from Greenland to Peru has found that the Western Hemisphere was populated by at least three distinct migrations from Asia.
Federal investigators and JetBlue officials poring over Clayton Osbon's medical records are expected to look for clues as to whether medications, or their side effects, might be an issue.
Myra Kraft's good works inspire Patriots football players and the New England region.
A whistle blowing hero to some, a villain doing the Pakistan military's dirty work to others, Ijaz is above all a mysterious anomaly.
Children's play is threatened, say experts who advise that kids – from toddlers to tweens – should be relearning how to play. Roughhousing and fantasy feed development.
Gratitude is an ethic that experts now see as equally secular and religious – not to mention a healthy recipe for Thanksgiving all year round.