Is Your Smartphone Killing Your Sperm?

A new review of several studies confirms that the radiation from cell phones can actually negatively impact a man’s sperm.


55,000+ People in CA are Being Served Illegal Levels of Arsenic in Tap Water

According to the Environmental Integrity Project, over 55,000 California residents are being served up illegal and unsafe levels of arsenic in their tap water.


How the Sugar Industry Made Everyone Hate Fat – Fraudulently

The sugary industry paid Harvard scientists in the 1960s to frame sugar in a positive light and nutrition guidelines are still shaped by this today.


The Organic Industry Wants to Label Humanely Raised Meat

New standards are being proposed to help ensure animals live humane lives before slaughter, and that people are aware of what conditions they lived under.


Why Do Companies Still Put a Banned Chemical in Your Toothpaste?

The FDA has banned triclosan from antibacterial hand soap, but allows it to remain in toothpaste. Dentists’ opinions differ on the wisdom of that ruling.


Study: 80% of Parents Giving Kids too Much/too Little Liquid Medications

Language barriers and confusing units of measurement often lead to parents giving their kids too much liquid medicine, but a simple syringe might fix that.


American Food Insecurity on the Decline but Still Widespread

U.S. food insecurity in 2015 fell since 2013, but some 15.8 million U.S. families still lack enough food for active, healthy lives for all their members.


Drug-Resistant Bacteria Found in a 4th Person in the U.S.

A Connecticut toddler is carrying an antibiotic-resistant form of E. coli, making her the 4th person in the U.S. found to be harboring the superbug.


Scientist ‘Makes History’ by Eating 1st-Ever CRISPR Gene-Edited Meal

The first-ever genetically engineered meal has been consumed and nobody died, but is this win for science also a threat to humanity?


Genetically Modified Mustard Steps Closer to Approval in India

An assessment by India’s Environment Ministry shows thatGM mustard is nutritionally equal to standard mustard and poses no health or environmental threats.


Even Legal Levels of Glyphosate Herbicide may Harm Freshwater Ecosystems

Glyphosate and other chemicals found in herbicides like Roundup are harming freshwater ecosystems, particularly a type of green algae.


Baker’s Scoop HEB 100% Whole Wheat Flour Recalled Due to Foreign Matter

The Baker’s Scoop HEB 100% Whole Wheat Flour’s 5-pound packages have been recalled due to foreign material found in some of the bags.


Cord-Blood Transplants Provide Fresh Hope for Leukemia Patients

An encouraging new study shows that umbilical-cord blood transplants are more successful than bone marrow or traditional blood cell transplants.


California Kids Suffering an Illness of “Biblical” Proportions?

Two cases of leprosy may have broken out in a California elementary school, prompting many parents to keep their kids home from school.


Survey: Most Parents Following Outdated Advice for Concussions

A survey released by UCLA found that when dealing with children’s concussions, most parents are doing more harm than good by following outdated advice.


Toxic Nanoparticle Air Pollution Found in Human Brain Tissue

Recent research reveals how toxic nanoparticles have been found in abundance in human brain tissue, largely due to air pollution.


Scientists Discover a “6th Taste” Explaining Why We Love Carbs So Freakin’ Much

Now, a new study suggests that there may be a scientific reason we can not resist food loaded with carbohydrates – because they are our 6th taste.