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Fri, Apr 18, 2014 12:59 PM
Avoiding risky plants taking certain precautions can get you back into your yard in no time.
Who needs natural selection? Our fast-paced lives and cultural adaptations may be drastically speeding up our own evolution.
In the late '80s, NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America studied houseplants as a way to purify the air in space facilities. They found several plants that filter out common volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
Video: State Senate Majority Leader Dean Florez of California, who introduced a soda tax bill, explains why it's necessary to fight obesity.
Video: The Dailybeast.com holds the Couch Potato Olympics. Msnbc's Alex Witt talks with fitness expert Denise Austin.
Video: A new report offers a detailed look at the nation's health from pre-natal care to the availability of health food grocery stores. NBC's Tracie Potts reports.
The gene is shared by humans and ancestral metazoans, and it could reveal important clues about what causes cancer.
Everyone loves a sweet treat every now and then, but new research shows that an abnormally strong sweet tooth in children may be a precursor to alcoholism.
New research suggests Botox injections may hinder a patient's recognition of anger, sadness.
Even with hours of rigorous training daily, many top Olympic athletes find time to help the environment, too.
Oil refineries provide one of the building blocks of modern life, but they belch all kinds of pollution in the process.
Video: Jared Dienst, along with parents and NBC's chief medical editor, Nancy Snyderman, speak with TODAY's Matt Lauer about the difficulties of diagnosing a child who is suffering from a stroke.
Video: Inspired by her recent assignment in devastated Haiti, NBC's chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman explains the power of simplicity to TODAY's Matt Lauer.
Food and yoga go hand in hand in new trend, but traditionalists question if meat and wine should be part of the program.
Video: Can cracking your knuckles lead to arthritis? Can jumping rope weaken your bones? Prevention magazine's Courtenay Smith debunks health-related tales.
Officials worry that this easily acquired toxin will become a biological weapon.
Author of parenting books blogs about raising children and health issues.