Many Clinics Offering Unproven Stem Cell Therapies

A new study has shown that hundreds of clinics in the United States are falsely advertising stem cell treatments for everything from autism to breast augmentation.


Stem Cell Fillings Could ‘Put an End to Root Canals’

Dental fillings with stem cell technology have recently been announced by researchers, which could put an end to root canals forever.


Possibly Rabid Animal Bites Walmart Customers

At least 2 people were bitten by an animal presumed to have rabies outside a Walmart in Westerly, Rhode Island on the 4th of July.


Study Shows that Primary Schools are Heavily Influenced by Junk Food Ads

A new study found that children ages 8 to 12 linked junk food with having a good time, with TV commercials for junk food leading to heavy cravings.


Shocking Finding: Pasta Consumption Associated with SLIMMER Waist

Italian researchers have found that consuming small amounts of pasta does not cause weight gain or obesity, contrary to what we are normally told.


Artificial Pancreas May Be Available for Type 1 Diabetes Patients by 2018

A new report states that patients with Type 1 diabetes may be able to receive an artificial pancreas with automatic insulin delivery – as early as 2018.


THIS Is Why Lyme Disease is Spreading so Rapidly

Deer ticks are spreading throughout North America at a rapid rate, bringing Lyme disease with them, and climate change is expected to only worsen the problem.


Teacher Wears Students’ Art to Remember Them

An upbeat first grade teacher, Sha-Ree’ Castlebury purchased a plain white dress and had her students draw all over it to remember them by.


No Texas Beaches Closed in Wake of Flesh Eating Bacteria

Two Texas men have recently been diagnosed with contracting a flesh eating bacteria known as vibrio vulnificus, though the origin-beaches are still open.


Simon Cowell Donates $33,000 for Child’s Cancer Treatment

Simon Cowell has donated £25,000 ($33,100 USD) to little Kian Musgrove to help him receive specialist cancer treatment in the United States.


Colorado Boy Knits Hats for Cancer Patients

While some kids play video games in their spare time, 11-year-old Garrett Lowry has a unique after-school activity: he knits hats for kids with cancer.


First West Nile Virus Cases Since 2013 Confirmed in Vermont and Pennsylvania

Vermont health officials have confirmed that the first case of West Nile virus in a human since 2013 has recently been diagnosed.


Hepatitis A Outbreak Confirmed in Hawaii

Officials have confirmed that there has been an outbreak of Hepatitis A in Oahu, Hawaii. At least 12 adults have been diagnosed, with 6 requiring treatment in a hospital.


Flesh-Eating Bacteria: What You Need to Know About Vibrio Vulnificus

The flesh-eating vibrio vulnificus bacteria has been in the news a lot lately. Here are a few facts about vibrio infection, and a few simple precautions to take.


Dollywood Creates Special Room for Children with Autism

Dolly Parton’s famous Dollywood has added a room for children with sensory issues to help them decompress when they are coping with a sensory overload.


Smartphone Fertility Apps Are Not Effective, Study Says

A new study says that smartphone apps used to help a woman get pregnant or avoid pregnancy aren’t very reliable, so women should seek advise elsewhere.


Study: Babies with Zika-Related Brain Damage may Appear “Normal”

New research suggests that newborns with normal-sized heads may be affected by the Zika mosquito-borne virus. They may even suffer from brain damage.