Amazon’s Acquisition: Deep Discounts Coming to Whole Foods Today

Once Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods becomes final on August 28, 2017, deep discounts will be coming Whole Foods, especially for Amazon Prime members.


Study: How Magnesium Supplementation Could Help with Depression

Some research has shown that supplementing with magnesium may be an effective way to mitigate feelings of mild or moderate depression and anxiety.


The Trouble with Studying Government-Provided Marijuana

Researchers are being saddled with sub-par marijuana to study, and the federal government permits them to study pot grown at one facility only.


Plastic Straws, Utensils to Be Banned in Seattle Restaurants in 2018

The city of Seattle banned single-use plastic bags in 2011, and in 2018 it plans to ban plastic straws and dining utensils.


Cultures Around the World Show Us How Life Purpose Fuels Longevity

We all need a hobby – an interest outside of work that we truly love to do. The benefits of purpose and hobbies, however, go beyond quality of life.


Anorexia May Be Genetic, Not Just a Mental Health Issue

In a landmark study, researchers found that anorexia nervous is associated with a genetic variant linked to type 1 diabetes and autoimmune disorders.


Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP Company Accused of Deceptive Advertising

Gwyneth Paltrow’s health and wellness company, GOOP, is accused in a formal complaint of making health claims about its products that it can’t back up.


CDC Survey: Obesity is Still Growing in America

A survey released by the Centers for Disease Control of Americans’ health shows that obesity has been on an upward trend in the U.S. since 1997.


LED Street Lights Could Be Harmful to Your Health

Cities around the world are replacing traditional street lights with LED ones that emit high levels of blue light, putting your eyes and body clock at risk.


Does Aging Have an ‘End Point?’ People Younger than Ever

Times are changing. Life at certain age groups is not what it was even one generation ago. We are younger than ever, and it shows.


What Baby Teeth may Tell Researchers About Autism

A study shows that children with autism spectrum disorder have more lead and fewer vital nutrients in their baby teeth, suggesting heavy metal exposure.


Coenzyme Q10 may Be Viable Solution for Many Diabetics

Research shows that the antiaging compound coenzyme Q10 (coq10) can aid in the prevention and mitigation of diabetes for many individuals. Here is how.


90 is the New 70: Old Age Just Isn’t Old Age Anymore

The UK’s Oxford Institute of Population Aging recommends that people in their 70’s and 80’s be called “active adults” instead of “old.”


Tobacco Doesn’t Just Kill Smokers; It Kills the Environment

A WHO report details the environmental harms caused by cigarettes and by tobacco products in general, including deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions.


Study: Excessive Cadmium Linked to Higher Risk of Endometrial Cancer

The findings of a recent study suggest that a woman’s risk of endometrial cancer increases by 22% if they have excess cadmium in their bodies.


Mindful Eating Shown to Help People Lose Weight

Mindful eating – savoring high-calorie treats, focusing solely on enjoying your food, and planning meals and snacks – may help you lose significant weight.


The Odd Way that Chewing Gum May Help Women after a C-Section

The bowels of women who give birth via C-section sometimes slow down or stop moving entirely. Chewing gum might help get things moving again, a study shows.