When an autistic child plays video games several hours a day, parents often see this as a mixed blessing: The alternate reality is an effective way to handle emotional, social and intellectual needs, but overuse can lead to obsessive behavior.
A multi-state E. coli outbreak related to romaine lettuce has sickened 28 more people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.
A Texas-based meat company is recalling nearly 50,000 pounds of smoked sausage after receiving complaints from a restaurant about plastic found in it.
A person's diet should contain only 10 percent of saturated fats and 1 percent from trans fats, according to new draft guidelines issued Friday by the World Health Organization.
Unusually low levels of a hormone called vasopressin, known to cause low social ability in monkeys, has now been linked to similar effects in boys with autism.