Need a Diagnosis? Dr. Google Wants to Help

Starting this week, people who search symptoms on Google using the mobile site, or its iOS and Android apps, will find more specific, relevant information.


Zika Vaccine to Begin Testing on Humans in Coming Weeks

Two pharmaceutical companies have confirmed that human trials for a Zika vaccine will begin within the next few weeks.


Yellow Fever Epidemic in Congo; 1000 Suspected Cases

A yellow fever epidemic has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with 67 confirmed cases and 1000 suspected. There have been 5 deaths so far.


Exciting Study: Memory Loss from Alzheimer’s May Be Reversible

Recent research is showing memory can be rebuilt and symptoms of Alzheimer’s can actually be reversed if patients follow a specific protocol.


High Doses of Vitamin D Can Reduce Inflammation in MS Patients

High doses of vitamin D have been shown to help the immune systems of people with MS and may benefit people with pain and autoimmune disorders.


Obamacare Premiums Set to Spike Again in 2017

The Kaiser Family Foundation is warning that Obamacare insurance premiums are set to go up yet again, making life more difficult for many.


Are You Eating Fake Olive Oil?

Food fraudsters have put cheap additives in as much as 80% of extra virgin olive oil sold in the U.S. Here are some tips on choosing safe brands.


Patients can Decide their Method of Colon Cancer Screening

Experts say that there is no one screening method that is superior to another for colorectal cancer. leaving it up to the individual to decide the method.


New Automation Technologies are Revolutionizing Farming

Technological advances are changing farming in a variety of ways, but not all technologies that can be used should be used.


First Case of the Plague in the United States for 2016

It has been confirmed that a 16-year-old New Mexico boy is suffering from the first confirmed case of the Plague of 2016.


IARC: Coffee NOT Carcinogenic, but Scalding Hot Beverages Probably Are

The World Health Organization (WHO) says drinking coffee is probably not carcinogenic, but drinking scalding hot coffee probably is.


New Guidelines Detail How Much Sleep Kids ‘Really Need’

New sleep guidelines give parents a better idea of how much their babies, younger children, and teens should be sleeping.


FDA Approves Stomach Pump Device for Weight Loss

A FDA recently approved a new weight loss device which lets patients dump some of their stomach contents before the body absorbs it.


Teen with Autism Receives 10,000 Birthday Cards

Hallee Sorenson, who has autism, spent her 18th birthday in sorrow. But for her 19th birthday, she was sent over 10,000 birthday cards.


Migraines Could Be a Sign Your Body is Missing THIS

In an analysis of 7 previous studies, researchers found that young migraine sufferers are more likely to have vitamin deficiencies.


Moms Launch Food Pantry Tailored for Kids with Allergies

A year after its grand opening, an allergen-free food pantry in Kansas is thriving and helping families cope with the costs of special diets.


FDA Warns Whole Foods Over “Serious Violations”

In a letter dated June 8, the FDA warned Whole Foods that unsanitary conditions and practices had been discovered in one of its food prep facilities.