Health & Medicine

  1. Health & Medicine

    Hear, Hear

    Listening to loud music or playing in a rock band without ear protection can lead to hearing loss.

  2. Health & Medicine

    Flu Patrol

    Scientists are preparing for a possible flu epidemic.

  3. Health & Medicine

    Training your brain to feel less pain

    People can ease pain by using their minds to reduce activity in a certain brain area.

  4. Health & Medicine

    Taste Messenger

    Sensing a flavor requires an energy molecule to carry information from taste buds to nerves.

  5. Health & Medicine

    From stem cell to any cell

    The search is on for ways to use stem cells to treat injuries and cure diseases.

  6. Health & Medicine

    Teen Brains, Under Construction

    Spurts in brain development may help account for changes in teen behavior.

  7. Health & Medicine

    Screaming for Ice Cream

    Making ice cream better tasting, longer lasting, and more nutritious takes a lot of research.

  8. Health & Medicine

    Nature’s medicines

    Projects by young scientists show how plants and animals in nature can be a source of new medicines.

  9. Health & Medicine

    Keeping Bugs Away from Food

    Cardboard containers coated with citronella oil keep bugs away.

  10. Health & Medicine

    Food for Life

    New food guidelines emphasize that we should eat more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.

  11. Health & Medicine

    The color of health

    Colorful fruits and vegetables pack a powerful, healthful punch.

  12. Health & Medicine

    Football Scrapes and Nasty Infections

    The scrapes suffered by professional football players on the field can lead to serious skin infections.