A Scientific First: Lab-Grown Eggs Produce Healthy Mice

The birth of baby mice made from eggs grown in a lab is sparking ethical debates over whether the technique should be used for humans by fertility clinics.

Study: Mobile Devices are Causing, Stress, Anxiety at Home

Research shows how parents are paying too much time to mobile devices and not enough time to their kids, causing stress and anxiety in countless homes.

This Substance Actually Dulls Parenting Instincts, Study Says

A sad and disturbing study shows that opioids appear to dull people’s natural parenting instincts, putting children at risk.

Seriously? Coca-Cola and Pepsi Fund 96 U.S. Health Groups

A new investigation shows that Coca-Cola and PepsiCo gave money to 96 public health groups from 2011-2015. Conflict of interest?

Obesity and Liver Cancer Link Now Supported by New WHO Study

A new study shows that obesity, excess weight circumference, and Type 2 diabetes increase the risk of liver cancer, both individually and together.

Reports of Great Barrier Reef’s Death Have Been ‘Greatly Exaggerated’

The Great Barrier Reef is in trouble, but contrary to a magazine article published last week, it is far from dead.

U.K. Government Orders Restaurants to Cut Size of Desserts

U.K. health secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered restaurants, pubs, and cafes to cut the sugar content in their products and reduce dessert sizes.

Weird: Toyota to Sell “Companion Robot” Next Year for the Lonely

Set to sell a Kirobo Mini robot in Japan, Toyota says that Kirobo is a companion that “you will come to love and be kind towards…just as it does to you.”

The DEA Will Slash Opioid Production 25% in 2017

The DEA has ordered drug companies to produce fewer opioids in 2017, due to the opioid addiction crisis and a decreasing demand for the drugs.

Read What Happened When Healthy People Were Given Antidepressants

A new study of healthy people taking antidepressants shows that the drugs often significantly increase suicidal feelings in users.

Thousands of U.S. Deaths from Superbugs go Unreported

Poor training, impatience, and fear of malpractice suits keeps many doctors from reporting superbug deaths to the CDC. Yes, this is a problem.

Could Air Pollution Be Causing More Traffic Accidents?

Researchers in the U.K. say that air pollution likely causes car accidents by impairing driver fitness and causing physical distractions.

Activists Urge Congress to Require Schools to Test for Toxic PCBs

Activists are urging Congress to require schools to test PCB levels following a Harvard study showing that up to 26,000 schools contain toxic levels.

DEA Decides NOT to Ban Kratom … For Now

On October 12, the DEA announced it would not ban kratom, an herb used as a natural medicine. Public comment on the ban will be open until December 1.

Study: The Glycemic Index is Unreliable

Millions of people with diabetes look to the glycemic index to help them pick healthy food choices, but a new study suggests the index may be unreliable.

Reporter Says “F**k It” and Promotes Marijuana Legalization, Faces 54 Years in Prison

Remember the TV reporter who said “f**k it” and quit her job on the air to run a cannabis club? She’s facing 54 years in prison.

CDC Warning: Thousands of Heart Patients at Risk from Contaminated Surgical Devices

More than half a million people might have been exposed to dangerous bacteria from contaminated devices used in open heart surgery.