Toxic Air Affects 90% of World’s Population, According to WHO

Air pollution is responsible for 11% of deaths worldwide. Air pollution is much worse in poorer countries than in developed, wealthier ones.


New Research Suggests Acne Might Be “Good for Your Skin”

New research shows that those who have acne generally age more slowly than those who do not. This could be good news for acne sufferers!


Monarch Butterfly Populations are Dwindling – Here’s How You Can Help

The monarch butterfly population in Central Mexico is dwindling, due to climate change, illegal logging, motorists on highways, and Roundup.


Drinking Beer Makes You Happier, Friendlier, Less Inhibited

A new study suggests that people who drink beer are happier, less inhibited, and more empathetic toward others. Do you think so?


Mother Speaks out on Antibiotic Resistance After Child Taken by MRSA Superbug

Mother of 1-year-old who died from MRSA hopes to spread the word on antibiotic resistance and how quickly it can kill a child.


Study: Cut Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by 34% with This Kind of Diet

Researchers have found that eating a plant-based diet may significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes – though you do not have to go vegetarian!


Cheap, Tasty, and Harmful to Your Health: Ramen Noodles

Yes, ramen noodles contain toxic MSG; but there are more unhealthy aspects of these popular prepared food products than you might realize.


Muscle Confusion Remains Popular, But is Argued to be a Myth

Some experts purport that muscle confusion, an exercise technique used to stimulate muscle growth, does not actually work.


Tears, Sweat Might Spread the Zika Virus

A Utah man is believed to have been infected with the Zika virus after touching his dying father’s sweat and tears with his bare hands.


Smoking can Permanently Damage DNA – But Quitting can Heal Some Wounds

When a person quits smoking, the majority of the genetic damage eventually fades. However, a new study suggests that part that damage is permanent.


Chickens and Bugs Replace Pesticides, Herbicides for Some Farmers

Farmers are using chickens and bugs to help them tackle noxious weeds and pests in their fields, instead of spraying harmful chemicals like Roundup.


Another Pitfall of the Plastic Chemical BPA: Asthma

BPA has been linked to hormone disruption and oxidative stress, but is still used in manufacturing. Now prenatal BPA levels have also been linked to asthma.


Shock: Sugary Cereal Considered “Healthy,” While Avocados are “Unhealthy”

The FDA is seeking public comment on what the definition of “healthy” should be as it applies to foods. Current standards may surprise you.


FDA Testing Finds Glyphosate Herbicide in Oatmeal, Baby Food

Just weeks after finding traces of glyphosate in U.S. honey, the FDA says it has found the herbicide in oatmeal and oat products.


The Number of Babies Born Addicted to Opioids is Growing Alarmingly

The number of children born with neonatal abstinence syndrome has dramatically increased. This places a huge burden on Medicare.


The Race for the White House is Making People Sick and Friendless

This may not surprise you, but the presidential race is really stressing people out. It’s making people physically sick, and is hurting friendships.


British Scientists Close to Finding a Cure for HIV

A team of British researchers may have successfully designed a new therapy that could actually wipe out the HIV/AIDS virus.