Exposure to Certain Foods in Infancy May Prevent Future Allergies

New guidance recommends exposing at-risk infants to certain allergenic foods to prevent a future allergy. Check out this research.


Jury: Johnson & Johnson Failed To Warn of Talc Powder-Cancer Risk

Johnson & Johnson has lost its 2nd lawsuit in 3 months that accused the company of failing to warn consumers about the risk of ovarian cancer caused by talc.


Walgreens to Help Millions Gain Access to Mental Health Resources

Walgreens has partnered with Mental Health America to help those who feel they may be suffering with a psychological issue with scientific online assessments.


Cruise Ship Docks in Portland; 260 Passengers Sick with Norovirus

Over 76 cruise ships are expected to dock in Portland, Maine this season, and the first one that arrived contained a ship full of holiday makers with norovirus.


Your Heart is Probably Safe from Cholesterol and Eggs

Scientists have found no link between high consumption of dietary cholesterol and an increased risk of coronary heart disease in men.


Child Autism Risk Spikes 59% When Mother Suffers from This Syndrome

A study says that women who have polycystic ovarian syndrome are 59% more likely to give birth to a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).


New Smartphone Game Could Help Doctors Diagnose Dementia

Scientists hope to gather data on hundreds of thousands of people via a new video game for smartphones to help doctors better diagnose dementia.


DOJ Drops Prosecution of Biggest Medical Marijuana Dispensary in US

The Justice Department gave up a 4-year effort to shut down the nation’s largest medical marijuana dispensary last week.


Munchkin Pacifiers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Approximately 180,000 Munchkin pacifiers, the style “Latch TM lightweight pacifiers and clips,” have been recalled due to choking hazards.


Edible Silverware Could Cut Down on Plastic Waste and Pollution

Using edible utensils which biodegrade in just days if thrown out may cut down on use of plastics taking many years to degrade in the environment.


Just a Few Servings of These Foods can Cut Men’s ED Risk

Men may reduce their chances of developing erectile dysfunction and other health problems by eating a diet rich in antioxidant flavonoids.


This Country’s Teen Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

Higher tobacco prices, new policies, new attitudes decrease smoking rates among teens. Exercise, herbals, acupuncture, yoga can all help smokers to quit.


Slashing Sugar Makes Kids Healthier in Just 10 Days

Obese children’s health and weight improved when extra sugar in their diets was replaced with non-sugary foods. No change was made in calories or junk food.


This Police Department is Being Trained to Better Understand, Handle Autism

The Lynchburg Police Department in Virginia is the 1st in the state to be trained in how to understand and interact with people who have autism.


Diabetes and Prediabetes Rates in California: “A Storm is Coming”

A shocking new report by UCLA researchers shows more than half of adults in California have either Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, far more than previous estimates.


Will There be more Plastic than Fish in the Ocean by 2050?

Use of plastics ending up in the ocean is increasing exponentially, but awareness and solutions are slowly dawning. We must prevent plastic from dominating the waters.


Here is Nutrition’s Surprising Role in Strengthening Mental Health

Clinical psychologist Julie Rucklidge explains how poor nutrition is a significant and modifiable risk factor for the development of mental illness.