Poor diet tied to 1 in 5 deaths…

Poor diet is associated with 1 in 5 deaths worldwide, according to a new, large study. That's equivalent to 11 million deaths a year, making unhealthy eating habits responsible for more deaths than tobacco and high…

Transplants with infected organs can be safe, study…

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6 states and D.C. sue over changes to…

Six states and the District of Columbia sued the Department of Agriculture on Wednesday, saying it weakened nutritional standards in school breakfasts and lunches when it relaxed the requirements affecting salt and refined grains last…

A bottle of wine a week is as…

British researchers found that downing a weekly bottle of vino is on par with smoking five cigarettes for men and 10 cigarettes for women. (iStock) Drinking one bottle of wine a week is as cancer-causing…

USDA says cats will no longer be used…

The United States Department of Agriculture is ending a controversial food-safety testing practice that has been responsible for the deaths of thousands of cats since 1982. USDA officials announced on Tuesday that toxoplasmosis research will…