200 Millions Americans Threatened by Toxic Levels of Carcinogenic Chemical in Tap Water

Over 218 Americans have high levels of the carcinogenic chemical chromium-6 in their drinking water, which can lead to cancer and other health problem.


New Study Definitively Links Texas Earthquakes to Fracking and Drilling

A study has definitively linked earthquakes in Texas and Oklahoma to fracking and drilling, which could cause man made disasters in the future.


6-Year-Old British Girl with Cancer in Remission After Experimental Treatment

Six-year-old Erin Cross’ parents raised $180,000 to send her to the US for experimental leukemia treatment. She is now in remission.


World Leaders Meet to Finally Address Antibiotic Resistance Crisis

The UN General Assembly formally approved a declaration aimed at helping world leaders tackle the humanity-threatening problem of antibiotic resistance.


Kratom to Be Banned in 1 Week – Many Find the Decision in Haste and Error

Kratom will be banned as a Schedule I substance this next week, though many are opposed. How can it be proven that it has medicinal benefits?


Could Giving Babies Eggs and Nuts Help Them Combat Allergies Later in Life?

New research shows that giving babies high risk allergy foods and a young age may help curb allergic reactions later in life.


Citrus Fruits, Antioxidants Help Stop Obesity-Related Chronic Diseases, Study Says

Researchers in Brazil have found that eating a diet high in citrus can help to lower the risks of diseases related to obesity.


New Inhaler Developed to Protect Lungs Against Air Pollution

In the wake of toxic levels of pollution, scientists have developed over the counter inhalers to help protect lungs from the worst of it.


Doctors in Canada Get the Green Light to Prescribe Heroin

Doctors are now able to prescribe medical-grade heroin to severely addicted patients who haven’t been able to get clean via other methods.


Archaeologists Find a 3,000 Year Old Burned Dinner

Archeologists in Denmark have happened upon a 3,000 year old pan of burned cheese that someone tossed in an ancient trash heap.


France to Become First Country to Ban Disposable Plastic Cups and Plates

France is set to be the first country in the world to ban non-biodegradable plastic cutlery, but many companies are opposed.


Eggo Waffles Recalled Due to Listeria Contamination

The Kellogg company has recalled 10,000 cases of waffles after finding the listeria bacteria in their production facility.


Extreme Couponer Plans to Feed 30,000 People by Her 30th Birthday

A Virginia woman who has already fed more than 5,000 people with food insecurity has a goal of feeding 30,000 people by her 30th birthday next September.


Prominent Group of Pediatricians Warn: Codeine is not Safe for Children

A leading group of pediatricians warned this week that codeine should never be used in children for pain relief or as a cough suppressant.


How True is the ‘5 Second Rule’ When You Drop Food on the Floor?

A new study finds that the five second rule is total bunk. Instead the type of food you drop on the floor is much more important.


Uh Oh: FDA Finds Glyphosate Herbicide in U.S. Honey

FDA testing has revealed that U.S. honey is contaminated with the herbicide glyphosate, including a very popular brand marketed as 100 percent all-natural.


215 Million Gallons of Radioactive Water Threaten Drinking Water in Florida

A sinkhole has been leaking radioactive water into Florida’s drinking supply, and the company responsible has concealed it for weeks.