A recent meta-analysis shows that artificial sweeteners cause weight gain, and increase the risks of serious health problems.
A World Health Organization report states that 1.7 million children under age 5 die each year due to environmental pollution, much of which is preventable.
TEPCO, the company tasked with cleaning up the Fukushima nuclear disaster site, plans to dump 770,000 tons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean.
Levels of arsenic and lead 300 times the legal limit have been found in groundwater near the coal-powered Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis, Tennessee.
A type of amoeba that enters the human body through the nose and destroys the brain has been detected in the water systems of two Louisiana parishes.
Researchers in Russia have found that a chemical in sunscreens and cosmetics breaks down into toxic compounds when exposed to sun and chlorinated water.
Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea is spreading, partially due to unsafe sex practices. Some infections are resistant to all available treatments.
A class-action lawsuit alleges that the agrochemical company Monsanto does not fair migrant workers minimum wage, and misrepresents the way it pays workers.
Two studies conducted in open fields link neonicotinoid pesticides to honeybee colony collapse disorder, poor bee health, and shortened lifespans of bees.
According to researchers, eating fish at least twice a week significantly improves the pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis.
A facility will open in Salt Lake City, Utah, in late 2018 that will convert organic food waste into natural gas and fertilizer.
The Arkansas Plant Board voted to ban spraying of the herbicide dicamba on any crops except for pasture land for 120 days.
China’s Anhui province is home to the world’s largest floating solar plant. The plant’s 160,000 solar panels will provide power to 15,000 homes.
Reproductivity of largemouth and smallmouth bass in wildlife refuges is threatened. Are endocrine-disrupting agrochemicals the primary cause?
The House passed a Republican-backed bill that would roll back pesticide protections for U.S. rivers and lakes, putting aquatic life at risk.
More than a handful of doctor have been caught in the act of needlessly giving out or overcharging for cancer drugs to make a quick buck.
Scientists are creating a pill that uses CRISPR gene-editing technology to kill the Clostridium difficile bacterium, which is dodging conventional medicine.