Danah Boyd has made a name for herself at the research division of Microsoft for painstaking work examining social media, Big Data and the tension between public and private lives, but it's her teens'-eye view of the digital world that sets her apart.
If Mickey Mouse is feeling his age at 86, scientists may have found just the tonic: the blood of younger mice.
Consumer Reports breaks down what's important when it comes to buying a toothbrush with hundreds of different kinds to choose.
Diners could soon see calorie counts on the menus of chain restaurants. But will they be able to get that same clear information at grocery stores, convenience stores, movie theaters or airplanes?
Health officials are worried about recent U.S. measles outbreaks that so far have caused more illnesses than at the same point of any year since 1996.
More companies are starting or expanding wellness programs that aim to reduce their medical costs by improving their employees' health.
A new viral trend called "Beezin" involves putting a light layer of the wax on the eyelids. Some doctors are saying it could be dangerous.
Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
KIMA news anchor Jim Niedelman will do the news with purple hair, or some other outrageous color if he raises $10,000 for the Relay for Life.
A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.
Consumer Reports highlights a journal article that indicates how many people die every year from medical mistakes in hospitals.
The calorie counting that defined dieting for so long is giving way to other considerations, like the promise of more fiber or natural ingredients
Consumer Reports found a lot of popular table syrup contains a chemical that could cause cancer.
In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in a bold attempt to make body parts in the laboratory.
Consumer Reports shows you why food that you might think is healthy really isn't.