Environmental Working Group Releases its 2017 Guide to Sunscreens

The Environmental Working Group has released its 11th annual Guide to Sunscreens, including information on hazardous chemicals and SPF concerns.


Could Boosting the Immune System Halt Autism and Schizophrenia?

Researchers say a molecule found in the brain associated with immunity has been found to play a large role in social interaction, giving us insight into autism.


Ripoff Alert: No Aloe was Found in These Aloe Vera Gel Products

When Bloomberg News conducted tests on 4 major retailers’ aloe vera gel products, they found that 3 of them contained no aloe.


Study: Treating Insomnia Could Reduce Heart Attack and Stroke

In a new study, trouble sleeping, trouble staying asleep, and non-restorative sleep are associated with a greater risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke.


Overuse of Antibiotics Linked to Precancerous Colon Polyps

A study indicates that people who take antibiotics for a prolonged period may be at greater risk of developing precancerous polyps in the colon and rectum.


3 US Million Teens Per Year Suffer with Depression

The Center for Mental Health Services has released a report citing that 3 million teens in the United States suffer from depression each year.


Rates of this Preventable Disease Quadrupled in 35 Years

The rate of diabetes worldwide quadrupled between 1980 and 2014, and the WHO says things will get worse if we do not tackle the issues at hand.


This Blood Test can Detect Stroke in 10 Minutes

A new test developed by Cornell University researchers may help diagnose stroke within 10 minutes…as long as people know the symptoms.


The BMI Chart is Antiquated and Misleading, Scientists Say

For years doctors have relied on the body mass index (BMI) to determine obesity and overweight, but it has not turned out to be a good indicator of health.


How Anxiety, Low Self-Worth may Spark Countless Individuals to Overeat

Two new studies explore the anxiety and stress associated with people living in poverty, and how it leads to overeating and obesity.


Surprising: Exercise may Actually Improve Eyesight

Research has found that low-intensity exercise helps activate the visual cortex, which may in turn actually help improve your vision.


How the Gut, Probiotics May Influence Inflammaging

Scientists explain that inflammaging may be caused by intestinal inflammation and dysbiosis. The goods news is that probiotics may be a solution.


U.S. Medical Body: Risks of Thyroid Cancer Screenings may Outweigh Benefits

The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force the risks of thyroid screening outweigh the benefits in people with no signs or symptoms of the disease.


Drug to Treat Hair Loss Linked to Long-Term Sexual Problems

A new study links the use of two drugs prescribed to treat prostate problems and male pattern baldness to long-term erectile dysfunction.


Letting Your Baby Cry Himself To Sleep Is Safe, Study Finds

A new study shows that babies that are allowed to cry themselves to sleep don’t have higher stress levels or other problems down the road.


Study: Cigarettes are Behind a Shocking 30% of Cancer Deaths

It may be common knowledge that smoking cigarettes leads to a host of diseases, but did you know that 30% of all cancer deaths are smoking-related?


Could Umbilical Cord Blood Rejuvenate Brains’ Memory Functions?

A protein in umbilical cord blood rejuvenated the hippocampal memory area in brains of older mice in a Stanford University study.