A New Antibiotic is Nearing Approval, but Major Concerns Linger

A panel is recommended that the FDA approve a new experimental antibiotic, but deep concerns remain over the drug’s potential to cause serious liver injury.


Review: Agent Orange Linked to Bladder Cancer, Hypothyroidism, Parkinson’s

New information reveals Monsanto and Dow’s weed killer Agent Orange used during the Vietnam War harmed more people than previously thought.


Improve Your Health by Doing This for 30 Minutes

Spending time in nature has been linked to better health in dozens of studies, but new research states the minimum amount of time you should spend outdoors.


U.N. Expert Calls Junk Food a Human Rights Concern

A U.N. expert says that junk food is a human rights issue, and that poor people often have to choose between affordable food and nutritious food.


Scientists Develop a Milk Chocolate as Healthy as Dark Chocolate

Thanks to a scientists at the University of North Carolina, you might someday be able to buy milk chocolate that is as healthy as dark chocolate.


UNICEF: 300 Million Kids are Breathing Toxic Air

A new UNICEF report shows that some 300 million children are breathing toxic air pollution, particularly in low- and middle-income countries.


USDA Approves 2 New Types of GMO Potatoes

The USDA has approved 2 new GMO potatoes. If the FDA and EPA give them the all-clear in January, they could reach the market by spring.


Just THINKING About Mobile Devices Disrupts Kids’ Sleep

A review of 20 studies shows that even when kids aren’t using mobile devices at night, they’re still thinking about them, and it’s wrecking their sleep.


Are You Impulsive? A New Study Says You Might be Selfish

Neuroscience researchers say if you’re the impulsive type, you probably have difficulty walking in somebody else’s shoes, and are probably selfish.


Report: Foster Care Children are Highly Overmedicated, Undersupervised

A new report suggests that too many children in foster care are unnecessarily taking psychotropic drugs, and many without adequate supervision.


Can Vitamin D Supplements Reduce Severe Asthma Attacks?

Evidence shows that vitamin D supplements may help reduce the risk of severe asthma attacks, in addition to reducing the need for steroid treatments.


Could Medical Marijuana Legalization Help America’s Opioid Problem?

A new study finds that states that have legalized marijuana may have a decline in the use of opioids amongst those under the age of 45.


Study: A Mediterranean Diet Beats Statins for People with Heart Disease

An observational study shows that eating a Mediterranean diet may help people with heart problems more than taking statin drugs.


Drink Alcohol? This Might Cut Your Risk of Alcohol-Related Early Death

A new study links exercise with a lower risk of dying early from alcohol-related cancer and other health problems. Cool, right?


How Yoga, Acupunture, and Tai Chi Show Promise in Relieving Pain

A new study gives patients and doctors scientific proof that yoga and other complementary health approaches are effective at treating pain.


Why Are Cancer Cases in Children on the Rise in the U.K.?

Researchers were shocked to find that the number of cancer diagnoses among children and young people in the U.K. had risen 40% in the past 16 years.


Most Top Retailers Sell Food Produced with Bee-Killing Pesticides

U.S. food retailers aren’t doing a good job of keeping up with Americans’ increasing demand for organic food and elimination of pesticides in crops.