Study Finds 90% of Dust Samples from Homes Packed with Toxins

New research shows that household dust is packed with toxins from regular household items and cleaning products, causing unknown health damage.


Video: Man Saves Miracle Kitten on Busy Russian Highway

Cat proves it has 9 lives by dodging traffic on a Russian highway for several minutes before being scooped up by a benevolent stranger.


Belgian Minor First to Be Given Euthanasia Rights

The first terminally ill Belgian minor has died due to doctor-assisted suicide, a program that those under 18 were approved for 2014.


Biotech Giants Bayer and Monsanto Sign Mammoth Merger Agreement

Last week, Bayer acquired Monsanto for a whopping $66 billion. The merger will likely mean higher seed prices for farmers and higher food prices for us.


Good News: Healthy Diet for Kids may Help Improve Reading Skills

According to a new study, a healthy diet in the first 3 years of school is linked to enhanced reading skills in children.


Light Beams May Replace Electricity in Heart Beat Disorders

A team of scientists have found that beams of light can help replace electric shocks for patients who suffer from potentially fatal heart rhythm disorders.


Is Your Smartphone Killing Your Sperm?

A new review of several studies confirms that the radiation from cell phones can actually negatively impact a man’s sperm.


Sex-Crazed Tortoise Single-Handedly Saves His Species

Meet Diego the Giant Tortoise. He may be over 100 years old, but that has not stopped this sex-crazed tortoise from nearly saving his entire species.


California Bans Breeding Killer Whales and SeaWorld Shows

The state of California bans the breeding of killer whales in captivity. The whales are also no longer allowed to perform in SeaWorld shows.


55,000+ People in CA are Being Served Illegal Levels of Arsenic in Tap Water

According to the Environmental Integrity Project, over 55,000 California residents are being served up illegal and unsafe levels of arsenic in their tap water.


How the Sugar Industry Made Everyone Hate Fat – Fraudulently

The sugary industry paid Harvard scientists in the 1960s to frame sugar in a positive light and nutrition guidelines are still shaped by this today.


The Organic Industry Wants to Label Humanely Raised Meat

New standards are being proposed to help ensure animals live humane lives before slaughter, and that people are aware of what conditions they lived under.


Marijuana Use is up on College Campuses, but Other Drug use is Down

College kids are toking up in greater numbers, thanks to changing attitudes and pot legalization, but they’re also rejecting harder, more dangerous drugs,


Why Do Companies Still Put a Banned Chemical in Your Toothpaste?

The FDA has banned triclosan from antibacterial hand soap, but allows it to remain in toothpaste. Dentists’ opinions differ on the wisdom of that ruling.


Study: 80% of Parents Giving Kids too Much/too Little Liquid Medications

Language barriers and confusing units of measurement often lead to parents giving their kids too much liquid medicine, but a simple syringe might fix that.


California Considers Energy-Saving Rules for Computers

California is on its way to becoming the first state in the nation with energy standards for computers and monitors, which account for 3% of home electric bills.


American Food Insecurity on the Decline but Still Widespread

U.S. food insecurity in 2015 fell since 2013, but some 15.8 million U.S. families still lack enough food for active, healthy lives for all their members.