Study: Eating more Plant Protein Offsets ‘Dangers of Eating Meat’

A new study suggests that those who consume animal proteins are at a higher risk for death than those who do not.


5 No-Brainer Tips on How to Cool Yourself Down

With temperatures rising, it is important that you take the necessary steps to protect yourself from heat related issues. Here are 5 no-brainer tips on how to cool yourself down.


Boy With Rare Disease Becomes Honorary Marine

Eight-year-old Wyatt Gillette became an honorary marine on July 30 before passing away the next day from Aicardi-Goutieres Syndrome Type 1.


Could Cockroach Milk be the Next Superfood?

Cockroach milk may be the next superfood, and 1 researcher predicts it may find its way into protein drinks via yeast – bioengineered yeast.


Monsanto’s Creation of Herbicide-Resistant Superweeds Grows in Several States

Soybean fields in parts of Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee are plagued by “superweeds” that have become resistant to Monsanto’s herbicide ingredient, glyphosate.


Man Turns Bar into Youth Center for his Neighborhood

Kevin Upshur of Philadelphia inherited his mother’s neighborhood bar, turning it into a learning center for kids in order to give back to his community.


Studies Suggest Flossing may not be as Beneficial as Claimed

A new investigation by the Associated Press (AP) is suggesting that flossing might not actually work as well as we have been led to believe.


Colorado Kids Are Getting Hold of Parents’ Legal Pot

A small but increasing number of young children are being exposed to marijuana edibles in Colorado, and winding up in the hospital.


FDA Enhances Warnings on Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics

The FDA is adding a stronger boxed warning on a dangerous class of antibiotics know for causing serious, and sometimes permanent, side effects.


Ice Bucket Challenge Donations Help Discovery of New ALS Gene

Researchers have discovered a gene linked to causing ALS — and it is said that the Ice Bucket Challenge’s flood of donations two years ago largely helped.


DEA Delays Decision to Reschedule Marijuana…Again

The DEA said it would decide in the first part of 2016 whether to reschedule marijuana as a Schedule II substance. It has once again delayed that decision.


Unauthorized GMO Wheat Found in Washington State

Unapproved genetically modified wheat has shown up in a farmer’s field for the 3rd time since 2013, this time in Washington state.


Breastfeeding Within First Hour of Life is Vital, Lowers Death Risk

The UN says that babies who are not breastfed within the first 23 hours of being born are 40 percent more likely to die within their first 28 days.


CDC Issues First Zika-Related Travel Advisory in the U.S.

The Zika virus is being spread through mosquito bites in part of South Florida, and the CDC is warning pregnant women and their partners to avoid the area.


Uber Driver Returns $3,000 to Its Rightful Owner

Chicago-based Uber driver Jose Figueroa found a wallet filled with $3,000 cash in his car during an Uber trip, and decided to return it to its rightful owner.


Study: Here’s How Much to Exercise to Undo the Damage from Sitting All Day

A new study shows that sitting for 8 hours per day can be as dangerous as obesity and even smoking, and you need to exercise this much to undo the damage.


Study: Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity is a Real Disorder

A new study may help explain why the ill symptoms some people experience after eating wheat but who don’t have celiac disease.