Exposure to Certain Foods in Infancy May Prevent Future Allergies

New guidance recommends exposing at-risk infants to certain allergenic foods to prevent a future allergy. Check out this research.

Jury: Johnson & Johnson Failed To Warn of Talc Powder-Cancer Risk

Johnson & Johnson has lost its 2nd lawsuit in 3 months that accused the company of failing to warn consumers about the risk of ovarian cancer caused by talc.

Walgreens to Help Millions Gain Access to Mental Health Resources

Walgreens has partnered with Mental Health America to help those who feel they may be suffering with a psychological issue with scientific online assessments.

Cruise Ship Docks in Portland; 260 Passengers Sick with Norovirus

Over 76 cruise ships are expected to dock in Portland, Maine this season, and the first one that arrived contained a ship full of holiday makers with norovirus.

Dog Escapes Home to Hang Out with Pals at Doggy Daycare

Riley, a 5-year-old golden retriever, love doggy daycare so much that he was willing to run over a mile without his owner just to hang out with his canine buddies a little bit longer.

Your Heart is Probably Safe from Cholesterol and Eggs

Scientists have found no link between high consumption of dietary cholesterol and an increased risk of coronary heart disease in men.

Child Autism Risk Spikes 59% When Mother Suffers from This Syndrome

A study says that women who have polycystic ovarian syndrome are 59% more likely to give birth to a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

New Study Finds World is in Throws of a “Global Sleep Crisis”

Lack of sleep, or too much of it, has been linked to diabetes, heart disease, and other health problems. Researchers say we’re in a “global sleep crisis.”

New Smartphone Game Could Help Doctors Diagnose Dementia

Scientists hope to gather data on hundreds of thousands of people via a new video game for smartphones to help doctors better diagnose dementia.

DOJ Drops Prosecution of Biggest Medical Marijuana Dispensary in US

The Justice Department gave up a 4-year effort to shut down the nation’s largest medical marijuana dispensary last week.

Munchkin Pacifiers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Approximately 180,000 Munchkin pacifiers, the style “Latch TM lightweight pacifiers and clips,” have been recalled due to choking hazards.

Opioid Addicts Get Cheap Highs from Drugs Like Imodium A-D

People who are addicted to opioids are taking dangerously high doses of anti-diarrheal meds like Imodium A-D to battle withdrawal, or to get high.

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.