A study finds people who ate small amounts of chocolate several times a week had a lower risk of atrial fibrillation.
An outbreak of botulism caused by nacho cheese sauce from a gas station has hospitalized nine people and killed one man in northern California.
Two years after a devastating bird flu outbreak in the Midwest, many farmers here say they now have a better idea of how to keep bird flu at bay.
Historically, prevalence of obesity in Mexico was associated with higher socioeconomic status. A new study shows that's changing, and impacting teen girls.
An appeals court hears arguments Wednesday on the future of Philadelphia's landmark tax on sweetened drinks.
The U.K. and Canada released reports last month detailing efforts to reduce sugar consumption in their respective countries, with two different approaches.
Getting kids to eat veggies through subterfuge sets the bar too low, researchers say. Your child must actually learn to like veggies, weird textures and all.
The CDC had already called carbapenem-resistance an "urgent threat" to human health that is responsible for about 600 deaths a year.
An Oxford University study says taxing beef and dairy products at the cost of their impact on the climate will reduce emissions and improve consumer health.
When Hurricane Matthew hit North Carolina, it flooded manure lagoons at hog farms. Environmentalists say it shows that these farms are too risky for the state.
A new report finds seafood consumption is up by nearly a pound from the previous year, the biggest leap in 20 years.
A World Health Organization report recommends fiscal policies, including taxes, that hike the retail price of sugary drinks to fend off obesity and diabetes.
A new study finds the nation's first soda tax succeeded in cutting consumption of sugary drinks, but it's uncertain if the effect will be permanent.
Entrepreneurs hope customers will pony up for high-end foods made from rescued ingredients.
Former New York City Michael Bloomberg is pledging his money and support for the proposed Philadelphia soda tax.
A new study finds 33 percent of American children are overweight. But researchers hope the findings don't overshadow the success stories out there.
Federal agencies are changing some of the rules for how antibiotics are used on farms, which is raising questions about when antibiotics are really necessary.
The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released in January, recommend limiting sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams (about 1 teaspoon) per day.
The deal OK'd by a key Senate panel preserves stricter school nutrition standards enacted since 2010, but it gives schools more leeway in implementing them.
A court battle over salty food warnings is heating up in New York and could set the tone for other food label initiatives across the country.