Under 5 feet tall as an adult, Adam Rainer had the growth spurt to end all growth spurts.
There have been quite a few lettuce recalls over the last several years—but onions are responsible for more illnesses.
The debate over gas vs. electric stoves is hotter than ever. But now that professional chefs and scientists are weighing in, there's a clear frontrunner.
Requiring blood tests to get a marriage license had nothing to do with an Oedipal fear of accidentally marrying a close relative.
We asked some allergy experts if a truly hypoallergenic animal actually exists.
The composer suffered from hearing loss and a number of mysterious ailments before his death at age 56. His hair is providing some answers.
The world’s happiest country wants to teach us all how to live more like Finns.
Strawberries sold under several brand names around the country sickened five people in Washington late last year.
The wintertime haze has become a serious health threat to residents. Scientists think they now know the cause.
In 1975, a woman found her husband dead in a chair after watching a BBC sitcom. He had been laughing for almost a half-hour. Was it merriment that killed him?
These Verilux light boxes meet the Mayo Clinic’s recommendations for light therapy and could help if you’re coping with seasonal depression.
The Great Plague of 1665 killed about 100,000 Londoners, but winde, quinsie, and livergrown also took their toll.
When it comes to your dog’s oral health, prevention is the best medicine.
Love can have some pretty great perks: the emotion offers mental and physical benefit to our bodies. Here are eight aspects of life that get a boost when our hearts are full.
The company wants to help address everything from high cholesterol to depression.
It could prevent you from developing a goiter, for one thing.
Argentinian heart surgeon René Favaloro popularized coronary bypass surgery, which continues to save the lives of people with heart disease.
In the 18th and 19th centuries, much of the world worked itself into a tizzy over the idea of people touching themselves.
Through the GoodNature Program, you could earn extra money by donating your poop—and help people in the process.