More than Half of U.S. Kids are Addicted to Technology, Poll Finds

A new poll shows that 59% of teens admit they are addicted to technology, and a lot of parents are addicted, too, setting a poor example for their kids.


It’s Surprising, but This Might Actually Be a Leading Cause of Death

A new study, recently published in BMJ and authored by Johns Hopkins, found that medical errors may be the third highest cause of death in the United States.


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.


Australia to Release Herpes Virus to Kill off Invasive Carp

Thousands of tons of European carp have invaded the beaches of Australia’s Murray River, and now the government plans to kill 95% of them with herpes.


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.


FDA Issues Warning for 2 Diabetes Drugs Linked to Increased Heart Failure Risk

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings for diabetes medications containing saxagliptin and alogliptin, linked to increased heart failure risk.


Ancient Medicine: Black Seed Oil’s 21 Powerful Health Benefits

There are more than 20 black seed oil benefits to ignite numerous healing processes for your body. It fights cancer, diabetes, hypertension, liver disease, and much more.


Zika Virus is ‘Scarier than the CDC Initially Thought’

The CDC said Monday that the Zika virus is scarier than they first realized, linking brain and spinal cord inflammation and infections to the mosquito-borne disease.


Physician Group Supports Federal Decriminalization, Regulation of Marijuana

A group of doctors and academics are calling on the federal government to decriminalize marijuana use for both medical and recreational uses.


Experimental Therapy Found to Wipe out Liver Cancer Cells

Fish oil components–the fatty acids docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)–may be useful in reducing liver and breast cancer risks.


Antimicrobial Resistance Could Be a ‘Bigger Threat than Cancer by 2050’

Global health officials are looking for ways to encourage pharmaceutical companies to develop new antibiotics as antimicrobial resistance increases.