Study Suggests We Patients be Able to Predict Illness Better than Doctors

A Carnegie Mellon study suggests we patients may be able to detect subtle changes in our bodies that predict illness.


West Coast is Seeing Record Catches Thanks to Environmentalists and Activists

With the help of activists and environmentalists, groundfish that were dying off fast are now returning to the West Coast.


5 PepsiCo Products to Adopt the Non-GMO Project Label in a Few Months

Tropicana Pure Premium products and 4 other PepsiCo brands will soon bear the Non-GMO Project butterfly seal – starting next year.


Mercury Found in California’s Fog Could Harm the Food Chain

Researchers have found alarming levels of mercury in the fog that sometimes surrounds the Golden Gate bridge, harming the ecosystem and human health.


Wegmans Recalls 1,125 Pounds of Uninspected Chicken

The Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the Class 1 recall of about 1,125 pounds of chicken sold at Wegmans.


Company Looks to Freeze a Living Human Brain to “Resurrect” it by 2045

A company claims it will be able to resurrect the dead by 2045 by freezing someone’s brain before they die, but scientists are wary of the claim.


Sugar Companies Face ‘Serious Roadblocks’ Due to Demand for NON-GMO

Though sugar prices remain high, sugar companies are facing what they call ‘serious roadblocks’ due to the anti-GMO movement – aka demand for GMO-free.


Could Marijuana Replace These 5 Major Pharmaceutical Drugs?

A new study reveals that people are increasingly substituting prescription medications, alcohol, and illicit drugs with cannabis.


Some Chipotle Fans Suspect Bioterrorism Behind 2015 Outbreaks

Could there be any truth to one man’s belief that Chipotle’s multiple outbreaks of E. coli, salmonella and norovirus were the result of bioterrorism?


Chinese Eatery in PA Housed Deer Heads, Brains, and Unidentified Parts

Deer heads, spines, brains, and unidentified parts were found in a Pennsylvania Chinese restaurant, along with multiple other health violations.


Safe? Nuclear Waste Site in St. Louis Sits Above Underground Fire

The EPA ordered the owner of 2 St. Louis landfills to build a barrier to keep an underground fire from reaching radioactive materials dumped 4 decades ago.


8 People Die From Suspected Heroin Overdoses in Massachusetts in a Week

Eight people in Massachusetts died from overdoses of a particularly deadly batch of heroin in the past week, but detectives don’t know where it came from.


Bacteria Resistant to ALL Antibiotics Now in the United Kingdom

Bacteria resistant to last-line-of-defense antibiotics are in the U.K., 3 years ahead of their expected arrival.


Nestle can No Longer Claim Nesquik is “a Great Start to the Day” in the U.K.

Nestle has to remove its claim that Nesquik is “a great start to the day” after a lobbying group claimed it encouraged poor nutritional habits in children.


Coffee Apocalypse Coming? Demand and Brazilian Drought Point to ‘Yes’

Drought-stricken Brazil will probably produce 10% fewer harvests of popular Robusta and Arabica coffee beans over the next year.


$10 Vouchers Are Giving Low-Income Families Access to Fresh Produce

A Washington, D.C. program is helping poorer families by offering $10 vouchers to use at their local farmers’ market to buy fruit and vegetables.


Pharmaceutical Company Misleads Consumers, Caught in Painkiller Scam

Drug giant Reckitt Benckiser has been ordered by the Australian Federal Court to pull its so-called “targeted” ibuprofen products off the shelves.