Riding a bike may have special benefits that other exercise modes don’t, but we just don't know enough about it.
New research shows a startling prevalence of the disease among children younger than 5.
Our annual look at the extensive information now available from city governments, and the tools people are building with it.
The city has one of the highest rates in the country, and efforts to cut smokers out just aren't working.
Researchers in California have found a compelling association.
New research from Philadelphia finds that the city's newborn mortality rate spiked after a spate of hospital closures.
Researchers find free rides on public transit can spur physical activity in older adults.
Manchester fights depression, Cardiff obesity, and Amsterdam respiratory disease. What's up with these differences?
New research from Toronto finds that immigrants living in that city's least walkable neighborhoods were more than 50 percent more likely to develop diabetes.
It's official: New York City restaurants will soon be barred from serving sodas in containers larger than 16 ounces.
The brand police investigate a bucket full of non-Durex condoms. Perhaps they're taking this whole sponsor protection thing a bit far.
A break from the bustle of the city can do your mind good, recent research shows.
According to a new study, community clinics keep costs down and do a better job treating patients.
The country's most pressing non-contagious health crisis seems to act like it is one. What does that mean for public health policy?
Deductive reasoning says Seattleites should drink 'em while they got 'em.
Without better planning, health disparities between rich and poor neighborhoods will continue to grow.
Traffic fatalities disproportionately affect children in developing countries.
Lowering speed limits can greatly cut down on pedestrian injuries. But Rob Ford thinks one such proposal is "nuts."
Better care is needed for rural-to-urban migrant workers, a new review concludes.