Yet Another Sign our Modern Diet is Harming Future Generations

Children in the United Kingdom are consuming double the amount of the recommended daily allowance of sugar. An initiative to combat the problem is underway.


Why Are Cancer Cases in Children on the Rise in the U.K.?

Researchers were shocked to find that the number of cancer diagnoses among children and young people in the U.K. had risen 40% in the past 16 years.


Most Top Retailers Sell Food Produced with Bee-Killing Pesticides

U.S. food retailers aren’t doing a good job of keeping up with Americans’ increasing demand for organic food and elimination of pesticides in crops.


Sharing a Room With an Infant can Help Guard Against SIDS

In new recommendations, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that babies share their parents’ bedroom for at least 6 months.


Nuclear Reactor in Norway Leaks Radioactive Iodine

Nuclear regulatory experts say no radiation has been detection outside of a research facility where a radioactive iodine leak occurred October 24.


If You Want to Get Pregnant, Avoid Soda, New Study Says

A new study has found that soda, especially diet soft drinks containing artificial sweeteners, decrease fertility in women.


13-Year-Old Invents Cheap, Award-Winning Clean Energy Device

A 9th-grade girl from Ohio has invented a cost-effective, solar- and wind-powered device that could bring clean water to impoverished countries.


Security Experts: St. Jude Heart Devices can be Hacked

Just 2 months after a short-selling firm warned that St. Jude cardiac devices could be hacked and weaponized, security experts have confirmed that claim.


What the Top 10 Foods on Twitter Say About America’s Health and Habits

Researchers studied mentions of food on Twitter to discover Americans’ relationship with food. Here are the top 10 food and beverage tweets, in order.


Virtual Reality Helps Paraplegic Volunteers Walk Again

The Walk Again Project is working to help paraplegics walk again using virtual reality and robotic exoskeletons.


Toxic Shock Syndrome Doesn’t Just Arise from Tampon Use

Doctors say that only about 50 percent of toxic shock syndrome cases actually arise from the use of tampons, with the other half coming from various other sources.


This Medical Test Used by Moms may be Linked to Autism Symptoms in Children

Children with autism are more likely to have severe symptoms if their mothers had an ultrasound during their 1st trimester of pregnancy.


Do Overweight People Live Longer than Others with This Type of Cancer?

A new study suggests that people who have kidney cancer who are obese or overweight may survive longer than slimmer people.


Finland: This is How Much Exercise Kids Need

The Finnish government has recently introduced physical fitness guidelines, stating that children need at least 3 hours of exercise per day.


World’s Top Medical-Ethics Body Just Installed a Corrupt President

AnIndian urologist has been inaugurated as president of a worldwide medical-ethics group, even as he faces corruption and conspiracy charges.


New Discovery Could Help Humans Win the War on Superbugs

Scientists want to find solutions to the growing problem of antibiotic-resistant superbugs. The latest weapon in their arsenal is Tasmanian devil milk.


If You See Teal Pumpkins This Halloween, This is What it Means

If you see a teal pumpkin in front of a house this Halloween, it means that house is handing out non-food goodies to trick-or-treaters.