Toxic Air Affects 90% of World’s Population, According to WHO

Air pollution is responsible for 11% of deaths worldwide. Air pollution is much worse in poorer countries than in developed, wealthier ones.

New Research Suggests Acne Might Be “Good for Your Skin”

New research shows that those who have acne generally age more slowly than those who do not. This could be good news for acne sufferers!

Drinking Beer Makes You Happier, Friendlier, Less Inhibited

A new study suggests that people who drink beer are happier, less inhibited, and more empathetic toward others. Do you think so?

Mother Speaks out on Antibiotic Resistance After Child Taken by MRSA Superbug

Mother of 1-year-old who died from MRSA hopes to spread the word on antibiotic resistance and how quickly it can kill a child.

Study: Cut Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by 34% with This Kind of Diet

Researchers have found that eating a plant-based diet may significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes – though you do not have to go vegetarian!

Cheap, Tasty, and Harmful to Your Health: Ramen Noodles

Yes, ramen noodles contain toxic MSG; but there are more unhealthy aspects of these popular prepared food products than you might realize.

Smoking can Permanently Damage DNA – But Quitting can Heal Some Wounds

When a person quits smoking, the majority of the genetic damage eventually fades. However, a new study suggests that part that damage is permanent.

Another Pitfall of the Plastic Chemical BPA: Asthma

BPA has been linked to hormone disruption and oxidative stress, but is still used in manufacturing. Now prenatal BPA levels have also been linked to asthma.

Shock: Sugary Cereal Considered “Healthy,” While Avocados are “Unhealthy”

The FDA is seeking public comment on what the definition of “healthy” should be as it applies to foods. Current standards may surprise you.

FDA Testing Finds Glyphosate Herbicide in Oatmeal, Baby Food

Just weeks after finding traces of glyphosate in U.S. honey, the FDA says it has found the herbicide in oatmeal and oat products.

The Number of Babies Born Addicted to Opioids is Growing Alarmingly

The number of children born with neonatal abstinence syndrome has dramatically increased. This places a huge burden on Medicare.

Exercise in Old Age Essential for Reducing Disability, Regaining Independence

A new study shows how physical activity – especially walking – can help older adults recover from disability and regain their independence.

The Alcohol Industry is Funding Anti-Marijuana Efforts

Like the pharmaceutical industry, the alcohol industry is fighting marijuana legalization over fears that legal weed would pose too much competition.

A Village Full of Centenarians Shares Secrets to Longevity

An Italian village near the see boasts 81 centenarians our of only 7,000 citizens. What is the secret to their longevity?

Marijuana-Based Drug Nears Approval for Childhood Epilepsy

A marijuana-based childhood epilepsy drug has taken 1 step closer to approval after phase 3 clinical trial results kids had a 42% reduction in seizures.

Scientists Make Breakthrough in the Fight Against Superbugs

Scientists in Australia have created a polymer peptide that rips apart superbugs without harming surrounding cells, or making the bacteria immune to it.

Obesity Rates are DECLINING in these 4 States

Researchers have recently released a report showing that obesity is actually on the decline in 4 US states – New York, Ohio, Minnesota, and Montana.