Swimming is great exercise, but public pools can be filthy. Read about a new report on how many public venues gets shut down, and how to protect yourself.
Recently, a group of consumers has filed a class action suit against Fitbit, stating that the wristband inaccurately measures heart rate.
Users are sharing emotionally-raw stories about their own struggles with depression using the hashtag #MyDepressionLooksLike on Twitter.
Consumer Reports has a warning for us – nearly half of sunscreen products in the U.S. fail to live up to the SPF claim on their bottles.
Economist Jim O’Neill has finally released a report which lays out a plan for tackling the dire problem of antimicrobial resistance.
American citizens scored a big win on Friday when the FDA announced that food companies must overhaul nutrition labels by July 2018.
Four Nebraska farmers are now suing the agricultural giant Monsanto because they believe the herbicide Roundup has caused them to develop cancer.
It will take some time, but if a new bill is signed into law, 64,000 chemicals that were previously unregulated will be reviewed by the EPA.
Antidepressants don’t work in 40% of Australians who take the drugs, and doctors are being told to hand out fewer prescriptions.
Now, losing weight may be as simple as swallowing a pill with a balloon inside of it – a device made by California company Obalon to curb appetite.
A new study of more than 1 million people shows that physical exercise cuts your risk of 13 types of cancer. Time to get moving!
The UN requires that inmates in maximum security prisons get 1 hour of outdoor time, but some parents say they can’t even force their kids to play outside.
CDC’s new guidelines for prescribing opioids are intended to prevent addiction and deaths from overdose, but not everyone is pleased.
Scientists recently developed an antibiotic from a fragment of a protein found in human breast milk, and they believe it could be the solution to drug-resistant superbugs.
Health experts in Australia say that the country should follow the UK in introducing a tax on sugary soft drinks. Is a soda tax the solution to reducing sugar consumption?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated the way it reports pregnancies in carriers of Zika, with 279 pregnant women now being positive carriers for Zika.
For the first time since OxyContin hit the market in 1996, prescriptions for opioids are down. Are doctors finally heeding government warnings?