Two Children’s Hospitals Help Kids Recover Using Pokemon Go

Two hospitals have capitalized on the craze of the virtual reality game Pokemon Go to help motivate their patients to get out of bed and boost their morale.


Black Beans Recalled After Pen Found in Product

Hy-Vee, which is based in Des Moines, Iowa, has recently recalled several varieties of black beans due to a pen being found in one of the cans by a customer.


Research: Diabetes Drugs Don’t Benefit Cardiovascular Health

A study found that 9 classes of diabetes drugs thought to help lower the risk of a major cardiovascular incident do not increase survival rates in those with Type 2 diabetes.


Researchers Say This Diet Greatly Protects Against Disease

A new meta-analysis suggests that even high-fat Mediterranean diets reduce the risk of heart problems, stroke, diabetes, cancer, and other health problems.


Scientists May Soon Make Muscles and Bones from Human Stem Cells Quickly

Scientists have mapped the signals needed to make bone, heart muscle and other cells types from human stem cells within a matter of days.


Apple and GlaxoSmithKline Team Up for an Arthritis Study

GlaxoSmithKline announced that it will be partnering up with Apple to conduct a study on rheumatoid arthritis – using Apple’s ‘ResearchKit.’


New Zika Case Raises Questions on Transmission

An unnamed individual in Utah has been reported to be carrying the Zika virus, but no one is quite sure how the virus was transmitted to the person.


New Dinosaur with Tiny T-Rex Arms Discovered

Archaeologists have discovered a predatory beast similar to a T-rex. The new dinosaur, called Gualicho shinyae, was found in Argentina.


The Healing Power of Tualang Honey

A honey harvested from the rainforest – known as Tualang Honey – has been shown to treat breast cancer, prevent cardiovascular disease, and more.


Bar-S Foods Recalls Products Due to Possible Listeria

Bar-S Foods Company is now recalling over 372,684 pounds of chicken, pork hot dogs, and corn dogs due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.


New Study Suggests Alzheimer’s May Be in the Brain as Young as Preschool

A gene which may be related to Alzheimer’s disease can show itself as early as preschool, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology.


Study Suggests Vaginal Ring May Protect Against HIV in Women

A small silicone ring inserted into the vagina and infused with antiviral drug dapirivine may protect up to 75% of women using it from contracting HIV.


Study: Ducks May Be Able to Think in an Abstract Manner

A new study finds that ducks can actually think in an abstract manner at less than 24 hours old, learning the differences between objects and more.


Dannon Unveils Non-GMO, Less-Sugar Yogurt in the U.S.

Dannon’s yogurt products will be completely GMO-free by 2018, and will contain less sugar. The company announced in April it would label GMO ingredients.


Animal Shelter Uses Pokemon Go Craze for Walking Dogs

An animal shelter in Muncie, Indiana is utilizing Pokemon Go for the well-being of homeless dogs, inviting people to walk dogs as they play.


Gonorrhea Could One Day be Untreatable, Doctors Say

Gonorrhea may soon become untreatable as it develops resistance to the two antibiotics left that can treat it: azithromycin and ceftriaxon.


Regulatory Loophole Allows GMO Products to be Marketed as Non-GMO

Products that have been injected with foreign DNA are considered by the USDA to be genetically engineered, but not products with deleted DNA.