Brain scans and questionnaires give confirmation that walking in nature elevates mood and cognitive functioning, and lessens depression and stress.
Sweet basil seeds are emerging as a new superfood that can replace or be used with chia seeds for a potent nutritional punch. Here are 11 reported health benefits of basil seeds.
Warning signs have been posted in the Lake Tahoe area after a flea carrying plague was found on a yellow chipmunk, the U.S. Forest Service announced June 6.
If you love working in the garden but find that mosquitoes often ruin it for you, embrace these 8 plants that repel mosquitoes naturally.
Did you know that spinach could build the strength of the macular pigment, a shield against vision loss? Eat spinach for eyesight!
A new study identified more than 1,600 injuries from wire-bristle grill brushes reported in ERs since 2002. Be careful when grilling!
Researchers report that without the deep sleep of a REM cycle, the brain fails to organize and coordinate spatial and emotional memory.
Nineteen-year-old Aimee Rouski recently had a Facebook post go viral when she showed the world that anyone could be dealing with ‘invisible diseases.’
It is reported that more than half of the people diagnosed with autism have insufficient melatonin levels. Could increasing levels provide relief?
Researchers in Japan found that oil rich in omega-3 fatty acids turned “bad” fat cells into healthy ones that burn calories.
The results of a massive new study suggest that teen girls who consume plenty of fruits and veggies significantly cut their risk of future breast cancer.
Reduce your chances of getting a tickborne disease by using repellents, checking for ticks, and … drying your clothes?
Research shows that honey and coffee may relieve persistent cough better than corticosteroids or other prescription medicines.
The FDA is hoping that restaurants and food companies will comply with proposed voluntarily guidelines intended to reduce Americans’ sodium intake.
The second baby with Zika-lined microcephaly was born in the United States in New Jersey on June 1.
Last week, a St. Louis Circuit Court jury awarded $46.5 million to 3 plaintiffs who alleged that PCBs made by Monsanto caused cancer.
General Mills has recalled an estimated 10 million pounds of flour over fears that they contain the E. coli bacterium. Over 38 people have been stricken with the bacterium in over 20 states.