New CDC survey reports that most babies are vaccinated

The 2013 National Immunization Survey (NIS) provides mainly great news—the overwhelming majority of American... [read]

Lifestyle intervention may prevent excessive weight gain in pregnant, obese women

According to the Institute of Medicine guidelines published in 2009, obese women – those... [read]

Bariatric surgery does more than reduce body weight

Dr. Leslee Subak reported on yet another benefit of weight loss via bariatric surgery... [read]

The neverending, losing war on drugs

An article in today’s New York Times has some sobering news about the enormous... [read]

The importance of child’s play for developing life skills

In today’s issue of the Wall Street Journal, ACSH friend Lenore Skenazy and co-author... [read]

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