Group of Senators Push for Ban of the Toxic Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

A group of Democratic senators have introduced a bill that would ban agricultural use of the neurotoxic pesticide, chlorpyrifos.


Judge Rules General Mills Can Label Nature Valley Granola Bars “Natural”

A judge dismissed a lawsuit brought on behalf of 3 nonprofit groups against General Mills over its labeling of Nature Valley granola bars as “natural.”


Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Found to Contain Traces of Glyphosate

The Organic Consumers Association says out of 11 samples of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream have tested positive for low level traces of the herbicide glyphosate.


Organic Lunchables are a Thing Now, But Don’t Call Them “Healthy”

Organic Lunchables will go on sale in August 2017, but these are not at all what you would call “health-food” kits. They’re still very much processed foods.


NHS England to Ban Homeopathy and Herbal Medicine to Save Money

NHS England, the service known for doling out millions of dollars worth of needless antibiotics, is banning homeopathy and herbal remedies to save money.


A “Coffee Nap” Could Help You Have The Most Amazing Snooze Ever

There is some evidence that drinking a cup of coffee and immediately napping for 30 minutes can make you extra-alert when you wake up.


Tai Chi Helps Breast Cancer Survivors Beat Insomnia, Depression

Tai chi is comparable to cognitive behavioral therapy for treating breast cancer survivors for insomnia and depression, a study shows.


Study Shows Why It Is So Important to Maintain a Steady Weight

Research shows that even modest weight gain can set a person up for heart failure, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other health problems.


California Will Get Swamped by Millions of Mosquito-Killing … Mosquitoes

20 million sterile male mosquitoes are being unleashed in Southern California to eradicate diseases, but it doesn’t come without serious risks.


2 Simple Things Can Cut a Woman’s Risk of Needing a C-Section

The findings of a recent study suggest that a healthy diet and moderate exercise can help prevent pregnant women from needing a risky C-section.


In Case You Missed It: EPA Quietly Approved Monsanto’s RNAi Genetic Engineering Technology

The EPA quietly approved Monsanto’s new RNAi GMO technology designed to kill western corn rootworms, which have become resistant to Bt toxins.


Diarrhea-Inducing Parasite in Public Pools: How to Protect Yourself

A diarrhea-inducing parasite is on the increase in public pools and water parks. Learn how Crypto spreads, and how you can protect yourself.


Report: More Americans Are Emerging Victorious over Cancer

Cancer death rates are decreasing for men, women and children; and survival rates are improving. But are the numbers good enough?


Sandbox Sickness: Diarrhea-Causing Bacteria Found on Playgrounds

Clostridium difficile bacteria were found in sandboxes on public playgrounds in Madrid, and each sample was found to be antibiotic-resistant.


“Diet” Artificial Sweeteners may Actually Expand Your Waistline

A recent meta-analysis shows that artificial sweeteners cause weight gain, and increase the risks of serious health problems.


Study: One of the Keys to a Happy Life is Being a Generous Person

A recent study suggests that being generous not only makes you feel good, it changes the region of the brain associated with happiness and altruism.


Survey: Americans Simply Don’t Know What Constitutes a “Healthy” Food

A recent survey shows that many Americans don’t know what “healthy” food is, because they don’t have enough facts or they’re given conflicting information.