Conjoined Twins Undergo Separation Surgery, Healthy Enough to go Home

Last month, a pair of identical twins underwent an incredibly long surgery to separate them. The girls have now been released to the care of a local Ronald McDonald House.


Holocaust Survivor and Veteran Reunite After 71 Years

Here is a video of an incredible moment in the lives of two brave men: the reunion of a World War II veteran who helped liberate Dachau and a man who was imprisoned there.


Common Artificial Sweetener Poisonous to Dogs, FDA Warns

The Food and Drug Administration is warning that a sweetener called Xylitol, which can be found in many sugar free gums, is poisonous to dogs.


Researchers: Diversity in Soil Imperative for Supporting Ecosystems

Soil microbiota diversity (including earthworms) is vital for healthy food and ecosystems. Pesticides damage essential soil microbiota.


Long-Time Vegetarians may Have Altered DNA – This is What it Means

Researchers have found that people who eat a long-term vegetarian diet may have DNA mutations raising their cancer risk and changing nutritional needs.


Scientists Outline 6 ‘No Duh’ Habits that Will Shorten our Lives

Researchers have released a list of 6 deadly sins they say are most likely to shorten your life. Avoid them and experience a longer, healthier life.


How 2 Rescue Dogs Became Best Friends and Viral Stars

Here is the story about a 3-month-old boxer was spray-painted blue, shot in the head, and dragged behind a car, and how his recovery went viral.


Exposure to Certain Foods in Infancy May Prevent Future Allergies

New guidance recommends exposing at-risk infants to certain allergenic foods to prevent a future allergy. Check out this research.


Jury: Johnson & Johnson Failed To Warn of Talc Powder-Cancer Risk

Johnson & Johnson has lost its 2nd lawsuit in 3 months that accused the company of failing to warn consumers about the risk of ovarian cancer caused by talc.


Walgreens to Help Millions Gain Access to Mental Health Resources

Walgreens has partnered with Mental Health America to help those who feel they may be suffering with a psychological issue with scientific online assessments.


Cruise Ship Docks in Portland; 260 Passengers Sick with Norovirus

Over 76 cruise ships are expected to dock in Portland, Maine this season, and the first one that arrived contained a ship full of holiday makers with norovirus.


Your Heart is Probably Safe from Cholesterol and Eggs

Scientists have found no link between high consumption of dietary cholesterol and an increased risk of coronary heart disease in men.


Child Autism Risk Spikes 59% When Mother Suffers from This Syndrome

A study says that women who have polycystic ovarian syndrome are 59% more likely to give birth to a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).


New Smartphone Game Could Help Doctors Diagnose Dementia

Scientists hope to gather data on hundreds of thousands of people via a new video game for smartphones to help doctors better diagnose dementia.


DOJ Drops Prosecution of Biggest Medical Marijuana Dispensary in US

The Justice Department gave up a 4-year effort to shut down the nation’s largest medical marijuana dispensary last week.


Munchkin Pacifiers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Approximately 180,000 Munchkin pacifiers, the style “Latch TM lightweight pacifiers and clips,” have been recalled due to choking hazards.


Edible Silverware Could Cut Down on Plastic Waste and Pollution

Using edible utensils which biodegrade in just days if thrown out may cut down on use of plastics taking many years to degrade in the environment.