Heartburn Drugs Linked to Early Death – How to Safely Find Relief

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), a class of heartburn drugs, have been linked to an increased risk of early death by a recent study.


Study Ties Regular Pot Use to Higher Risk of Psychosis in Teens

According to a study, teens who go from smoking marijuana occasionally to using it every week or every day, significantly increase their risk of psychosis.


1/5 of U.K. Male River Fish Turning Feminine Due to Drugs in Water

Researchers in Britain have found that 1/5 of male freshwater fish in the U.K. have become intersex due to oral contraceptives and other drugs in the water.


Whether Artificial or Not, Nitrites in Food are Harming You

Hot dogs made with nitrites derived from celery juice or celery powder aren’t any safer than those made with artificial sodium nitrite.


Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Nevada, and the Lines Are LONG

The sale of recreational marijuana became legal in Nevada at the stroke of midnight on 1 July 2017. Hundreds of people lined up at dispensaries.


Too Many Americans are Obese, and it’s Rubbing off on Their Pets

Researchers at Banfield Animal Hospital write in a report that obesity among pets has skyrocketed over the past 10 years, thanks to their owners.


Plastic Bottles Could Lead to a Real Environmental Crisis, Scientists Warn

Scientists are concerned that the continued misuse of plastic bottles could soon lead to a real environmental crisis.


This Dangerous Parasite is Spreading in Florida, Possibly Other States

A parasite that can cause deadly meningitis is spreading through Florida and may be located in other southeastern U.S. states.


2 Studies Link Neonic Pesticides to Bee Deaths … Sort Of

Two studies conducted in open fields link neonicotinoid pesticides to honeybee colony collapse disorder, poor bee health, and shortened lifespans of bees.


Study: Having This Device Nearby can Give You Serious “Brain Drain”

A recent study shows that just having your smartphone within your view disrupts your ability to concentrate and reduces your cognitive abilities.


Eating More of This Could Ease Pain, Swelling of Rheumatoid Arthritis

According to researchers, eating fish at least twice a week significantly improves the pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis.


Hair Dyes and Relaxers may Increase Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Researchers have found that dark hair dyes and relaxers increase the risk of breast cancer in different ways among black and white women.


How Any New Mom can Lower Her Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Breastfeeding lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke in women, and the longer a woman breastfeeds, the greater protection she has.


FINALLY: If You Live in Oregon, You can Have Your Roadkill and Eat it, Too

If you accidentally strike a deer or elk with your vehicle in the state of Oregon, you can now legally “harvest” the roadkill for meat.


Jeff Sessions Wants to Crack Down on Medical Marijuana Users

In a letter, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked Congress to allow him to undo federal medical marijuana protections.


Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Lose Federal Protection After 42 Years

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced that Yellowstone grizzly bears will lose federal protections under the Endangered Species Act.


WIN! California to List Glyphosate as a Carcinogen

Effective July 7, 2017, glyphosate will be listed as a carcinogenic chemical and will require warning labels under California’s Proposition 65.