Acupuncture May Help Prevent Memory Loss, Study Suggests

A new study suggests that acupuncture may help those who are suffering from the early stages of dementia, known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI).


Thousands of Lives Could be Saved by Stricter Air Pollution Standards

Thousands of lives across 20 U.S. cities would be saved, and thousands of serious health problems could be prevented with tighter air pollution standards.


Pokemon Go Saves Struggling Independent Ice Cream Shop

Mad Hatter’s Ice Cream, a small ice cream shop in Anacortes, Washington has seen its business go from struggling to booming thanks to Pokemon Go.


Could Poor Sleep Habits Be Making You Fat?

Can sleep apnea have a negative effect on your weight? Recent research reveals that this is likely the case.


What the DEA’s Failure to Reschedule Marijuana Means for Research

The DEA refuses to reclassify marijuana, but it is promising to make it easier for scientists and companies to get different strains of the plant for research.


Homeless Man Rescues Wheelchair-Bound Man from Thieves

Joseph Hall, who lives in a homeless shelter, recently stood up to some thieves who attempted to steal his friend’s wheelchair.


U.S. Fertility Rate Hits an All-Time Low

The U.S. national fertility rate has hit an all-time low, but that doesn’t mean the population is declining.


Machines Help People with Spinal Injuries Regain Mobility

Recent research from the Walk Again Project found that those who had lost mobility saw great improvement after interacting with a robot.


Your Brain Has Two “Time-Keeping Devices” for Sleep

A new Belgian study shows that people rely on two different internal “time keeping devices” to regulate their sleep patterns.


Grandchildren of Those with Depression Have Threefold Risk of the Disorder

New research suggests that those who have grandparents with major depressive disorder (MDD) have a threefold risk of developing the disorder themselves.


Could Being Hospitalized with Infections Lead to Higher Suicide Risk?

A new Danish study has found that people who have been hospitalized for a serious infection are at a higher risk for suicide.


Your Tap Water Is Likely Contaminated with Industrial Chemicals

Millions of Americans have drinking water that is contaminated with industrial chemicals linked to cancer, thyroid problems, and many other health problems.


91-year-old Man in Hospice Knits Hats for the Homeless

Morrie Boogart, 91, may be in hospice care in his hometown of Grandville, Michigan, but that hasn’t stopped him from knitting hats for the homeless.


These 7 Turmeric Brands are Being Recalled Due to Lead Contamiantion

There are now 6 more brands of turmeric being recalled due to lead contamination. So far, there have been no illnesses or injuries reported.


DEA Says Marijuana Will Remain Illegal at the Federal Level

The Drug Enforcement Administration announced on August 11 that marijuana would remain illegal under federal law, while remaining a Schedule I substance.


Study: Women Feel Better than Ever About their Bodies

A new study shows that while women’s confidence in their bodies was still generally lower than men, it has been positively increasing over time.


This is Absolutely Key to Being Immune to Stress

A new study shows that older adults who have a positive view of aging handle stress better than those who see getting older as a negative thing.