Tai Chi Helps Breast Cancer Survivors Beat Insomnia, Depression

Tai chi is comparable to cognitive behavioral therapy for treating breast cancer survivors for insomnia and depression, a study shows.


Study Shows Why It Is So Important to Maintain a Steady Weight

Research shows that even modest weight gain can set a person up for heart failure, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other health problems.


California Will Get Swamped by Millions of Mosquito-Killing … Mosquitoes

20 million sterile male mosquitoes are being unleashed in Southern California to eradicate diseases, but it doesn’t come without serious risks.


2 Simple Things Can Cut a Woman’s Risk of Needing a C-Section

The findings of a recent study suggest that a healthy diet and moderate exercise can help prevent pregnant women from needing a risky C-section.


In Case You Missed It: EPA Quietly Approved Monsanto’s RNAi Genetic Engineering Technology

The EPA quietly approved Monsanto’s new RNAi GMO technology designed to kill western corn rootworms, which have become resistant to Bt toxins.


Diarrhea-Inducing Parasite in Public Pools: How to Protect Yourself

A diarrhea-inducing parasite is on the increase in public pools and water parks. Learn how Crypto spreads, and how you can protect yourself.


Report: More Americans Are Emerging Victorious over Cancer

Cancer death rates are decreasing for men, women and children; and survival rates are improving. But are the numbers good enough?


Sandbox Sickness: Diarrhea-Causing Bacteria Found on Playgrounds

Clostridium difficile bacteria were found in sandboxes on public playgrounds in Madrid, and each sample was found to be antibiotic-resistant.


“Diet” Artificial Sweeteners may Actually Expand Your Waistline

A recent meta-analysis shows that artificial sweeteners cause weight gain, and increase the risks of serious health problems.


Study: One of the Keys to a Happy Life is Being a Generous Person

A recent study suggests that being generous not only makes you feel good, it changes the region of the brain associated with happiness and altruism.


Survey: Americans Simply Don’t Know What Constitutes a “Healthy” Food

A recent survey shows that many Americans don’t know what “healthy” food is, because they don’t have enough facts or they’re given conflicting information.


A Poor Diet During Childhood may Increase Breast Cancer Risk

In a new study, researchers found that teen girls who consumed an “inflammatory diet” were considerably more likely to have breast cancer as adults.


1.7 Million Children Die from Environmental Pollution Each Year

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.


Senate Appropriations Committee OKs Medical Marijuana for Vets

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved an amendment that would allow VA doctors to recommend and prescribe medical marijuana for veterans.


Nuclear Waste From Fukushima to be Dumped into the Sea

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.


Study: Moderate Drinking Linked with Fewer Heart Problems

A recent study suggests that moderate alcohol consumption – up to 1 drink a day for women and up to 2 for men – may protect against some heart conditions.


Officials Investigate Toxins in Water Under Tennessee Power Plant

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.