On the last Saturday of the month, citizens must spend 3 hours beautifying the nation. Some people question the authoritarianism approach. But the results are impressive.
Teen depression and anxiety rates have been rising for years, and two new books offer advice to parents and caregivers.
A new study finds that teens who engage in frequent texting, social media use and other online activities daily are more likely to develop symptoms of ADHD.
Doctors are closer to a test in living people to help diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a disease that's been linked to concussions and other repeated brain assaults.
One of the nation's top brain doctors says controlling high blood pressure is one of the best ways to keep your brain sharp. He aims to lead by example.
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Hot weather can influence cognitive performance, according to new research. Young adults living in non-air-conditioned dorms during a heat wave performed worse on math and attention tests.
The vast amount of data held in electronic medical records and insurance bills contains bits that could be useful in refining the use of approved for drugs. But how to find it?
Clark County Public Health is continuing its investigation into a possible case of measles in a child, and has identified the Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Office Building as a fourth location where people may have been exposed to measles.
The breast milk vs. formula debate made headlines this week with reports of a U.S. effort to block a pro-breastfeeding resolution from the World Health Organization.
For Vahagn Amiryan, the act of carving wood is a way to bring the country's ancient traditions into the modern era.
McDonald's said it's pulling salads from about 3,000 locations in 14 states, primarily in the Midwest. Dozens have been sickened with cyclosporiasis, which is caused by the parasite Cyclospora.
The sweetened, puffed wheat product is linked to an outbreak of Salmonella mbandaka bacteria that has infected 100 people in 33 states.