Mom Treats Daughter with Marijuana, Loses Custody of Her 2 Kids

An Idaho mom who gave her young daughter marijuana-infused butter to soothe her seizures lost custody of her 2 kids and faces a misdemenanor charge.


Deceptive Pesticide Ads Land Bayer in Hot Water

Bayer CropScience must pay a fine to the state of Massachusetts and stop making deceptive claims about some of its neonicotinoid pesticides.


Improve Your Health by Doing This for 30 Minutes

Spending time in nature has been linked to better health in dozens of studies, but new research states the minimum amount of time you should spend outdoors.


Australian Man Morphs Potatoes into Cheese. Yummy?

Would you eat cheese made from liquefied potatoes? An Australian engineer claims he has done just that, and is looking for investors.


U.N. Expert Calls Junk Food a Human Rights Concern

A U.N. expert says that junk food is a human rights issue, and that poor people often have to choose between affordable food and nutritious food.


Scientists Develop a Milk Chocolate as Healthy as Dark Chocolate

Thanks to a scientists at the University of North Carolina, you might someday be able to buy milk chocolate that is as healthy as dark chocolate.


Nestle Seeks More Groundwater to Expand Michigan Plant

Nestle has been granted preliminary approval to increase pumping from 150 to 400 gallons-per-minute at 1 of its Michigan plants.


Legal Marijuana Created 18,000 New Jobs in Colorado Last Year

In Colorado, legal marijuana brought over 18,000 new jobs and more than $1 billion in retail sales to the state in 2015.


UNICEF: 300 Million Kids are Breathing Toxic Air

A new UNICEF report shows that some 300 million children are breathing toxic air pollution, particularly in low- and middle-income countries.


Volunteers Transformed NICU Babies with Handmade Halloween Costumes

Volunteers brought a little bit of joy into the NICU of a Missouri hospital, when it presented handmade Halloween costumes for 35 premature babies..


World’s Largest Marine Park Declared in Antarctica

About 600,000 square miles of sea in the Antarctic will be protected from commercial fishing for the next 35 years, thanks to a special U.N. commission.


USDA Approves 2 New Types of GMO Potatoes

The USDA has approved 2 new GMO potatoes. If the FDA and EPA give them the all-clear in January, they could reach the market by spring.


Just THINKING About Mobile Devices Disrupts Kids’ Sleep

A review of 20 studies shows that even when kids aren’t using mobile devices at night, they’re still thinking about them, and it’s wrecking their sleep.


Are You Impulsive? A New Study Says You Might be Selfish

Neuroscience researchers say if you’re the impulsive type, you probably have difficulty walking in somebody else’s shoes, and are probably selfish.


Report: Foster Care Children are Highly Overmedicated, Undersupervised

A new report suggests that too many children in foster care are unnecessarily taking psychotropic drugs, and many without adequate supervision.


Can Vitamin D Supplements Reduce Severe Asthma Attacks?

Evidence shows that vitamin D supplements may help reduce the risk of severe asthma attacks, in addition to reducing the need for steroid treatments.


Could Medical Marijuana Legalization Help America’s Opioid Problem?

A new study finds that states that have legalized marijuana may have a decline in the use of opioids amongst those under the age of 45.