We have updated our Online Services Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. See our Cookies Notice for information concerning our use of cookies and similar technologies. By using this website or clicking “I ACCEPT”, you consent to our Online Services Terms of Use.

The Science of Health

Health News and Information to Help You Live Your Best

Get the latest from our experts delivered right to your inbox every month.

Showing   of 1344 results

A collage of food and beverages that are the subject of nutrition myths

How Much Water Do You Really Need? 14 Health Myths Debunked

There’s no shortage of conflicting information about nutrition and health. Do you need 10,000 steps, 8 glasses of water and a hearty breakfast every day? Learn what the science says about popular health advice.

Infographic: Too Sick for School?

Too Sick for School? Here's How to Tell

If your child isn't feeling well, our pediatrician-approved symptom guide can help you decide whether to keep them home.

A man holding bunch of fresh vegetables versus a chef tossing flaming vegetables in a frying pan

Raw vs. Cooked Vegetables: What's Healthier?

There are many benefits to whole, raw and unprocessed foods, but there are upsides to including more variety and cooking vegetables.

Infographic: 6 Ways to Make Your Child’s Shots Less Stressful

6 Ways to Make Your Child’s Shots Less Stressful

Many children fear getting shots. Help them feel more in control by making a plan and including them in the process.

Rear view shot of the highlighted joints in a runner's foot

Achilles Tendinopathy: What to Do About a Chronic Problem

Tendinopathy is a common injury among distance runners. But it can happen to non-athletes as well.

Teen Girl Running Outdoors

Can You Outrun a Bad Diet?

While some people assume – or hope – that regular exercise will offset the negative effects of unhealthy eating, that’s not the case.

Evelyn Bauer

Parents Want to Shine Light on Pediatric Sepsis

Evelyn was a healthy, happy six-year-old until tragedy struck. Diagnosed with sepsis and in critical condition, Evelyn was rushed to UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s for advanced care.

Carson Jackson pitching on the mound

High School Pitcher Rebounds after Scoliosis Diagnosis

At age 16, baseball player Carson Jackson was diagnosed with scoliosis. After an innovative surgical procedure at UH Rainbow corrected the curve in his spine, Carson is back in the game.

Results are loading...