Why U.S. Infants Die Too Often

Infant mortality rates are usually an indicator of a country's overall health. So why are the rates in the U.S. so high?

Do Obese Kids Become Obese Adults?

As the rate of childhood obesity continues to climb, the question is: What is the risk to kids' health in adulthood? The CDC's David Freedman responds

Is an Annual Physical Really Necessary?

One in five Americans dutifully gets a medical check-up every year, but what good is it doing?

Caffeine and Pregnancy: How Risky?

Consultations: Dr. De-Kun Li of Kaiser Permanente on what pregnant women should know about caffeine