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.


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.


Just a Few Servings of These Foods can Cut Men’s ED Risk

Men may reduce their chances of developing erectile dysfunction and other health problems by eating a diet rich in antioxidant flavonoids.


This Country’s Teen Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

Higher tobacco prices, new policies, new attitudes decrease smoking rates among teens. Exercise, herbals, acupuncture, yoga can all help smokers to quit.


Slashing Sugar Makes Kids Healthier in Just 10 Days

Obese children’s health and weight improved when extra sugar in their diets was replaced with non-sugary foods. No change was made in calories or junk food.


This Police Department is Being Trained to Better Understand, Handle Autism

The Lynchburg Police Department in Virginia is the 1st in the state to be trained in how to understand and interact with people who have autism.


Diabetes and Prediabetes Rates in California: “A Storm is Coming”

A shocking new report by UCLA researchers shows more than half of adults in California have either Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, far more than previous estimates.


Will There be more Plastic than Fish in the Ocean by 2050?

Use of plastics ending up in the ocean is increasing exponentially, but awareness and solutions are slowly dawning. We must prevent plastic from dominating the waters.


Here is Nutrition’s Surprising Role in Strengthening Mental Health

Clinical psychologist Julie Rucklidge explains how poor nutrition is a significant and modifiable risk factor for the development of mental illness.


FDA Issues Warning for 2 Diabetes Drugs Linked to Increased Heart Failure Risk

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings for diabetes medications containing saxagliptin and alogliptin, linked to increased heart failure risk.


Ancient Medicine: Black Seed Oil’s 21 Powerful Health Benefits

There are more than 20 black seed oil benefits to ignite numerous healing processes for your body. It fights cancer, diabetes, hypertension, liver disease, and much more.


Zika Virus is ‘Scarier than the CDC Initially Thought’

The CDC said Monday that the Zika virus is scarier than they first realized, linking brain and spinal cord inflammation and infections to the mosquito-borne disease.


Experimental Therapy Found to Wipe out Liver Cancer Cells

Fish oil components–the fatty acids docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)–may be useful in reducing liver and breast cancer risks.


Antimicrobial Resistance Could Be a ‘Bigger Threat than Cancer by 2050’

Global health officials are looking for ways to encourage pharmaceutical companies to develop new antibiotics as antimicrobial resistance increases.


This Grocery Store is Replacing Candy in its Checkout Aisles with Healthy Alternatives

Grocery chain Aldi announced earlier this year that it will be replacing the candy in checkout aisles with more healthful alternatives by the end of 2016.