Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells, Admits the U.S. National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute, one of the federal government sponsored agencies, publicly admits that marijuana can and has killed cancer cells.


Federal Officials Investigate Reports of Glass Shards Found in Huggies Baby Wipes

Some parents have taken to social media to warn other parents that they found clear, sharp fragments in containers of Huggies baby wipes.


Just How Many Garbage Patches are There in Our Oceans? See for Yourself

In a visual representation experiment of the garbage patches around the world’s oceans, we can see just how seriously we’ve affected our waters with trash.


California Drought Blamed for ‘New Plague Cases’

The U.S. went a decade without cases of the plague, but this summer the illness made headlines. Could the cause be flea-infested rodents and CA’s drought?


New Study Suggests Ireland to Become Most Obese Nation in Europe

The World Health Organization predicts that Ireland will become the most obese nation by the year 2030. Why? Largely due to adopting a Western diet.


Pediatricians Target GMO Farms as Cause of Increased Birth Defects

Birth defects are on the rise in Hawaii, leaving many to wonder if GM corn modified to withstand pesticides and the pesticides themselves are to blame.


Researchers Find Horse Meat and Other Undeclared Species in Meat Products

Shocking new studies show that what the labels on meat products say and what consumers actually consume are sometimes very different things.


Is Your Dinnerware Made of Melamine? It’s Time for a Change

Melamine dinnerware has been linked to a number of significant health risks because the chemicals can leach into the food. Here are safe alternatives.


Research: Massive Amount of Water Contaminated with Uranium Far Beyond EPA’s ‘Safe’ Levels

Researchers tested 275,000 water samples from 62,000 locations in the US, finding that samples were saturated with uranium exceeding the EPA’s safe limit.


Oregon County Set to Destroy Monsanto’s GMO Crops

In Josephine County, Oregon, biotech companies have until September 4th to either harvest their crops or destroy them, or they face monetary penalties.


Which is the Better Choice for Treating Low Libido in Women?

The FDA recently approved a new drug to manage low libido in women. But did you know there is a better, less expensive solution to boost sex drive and more?


More than Half a Million Londoners Protest the Killing of the Bees by Biotech

This weekend in London individuals will be protesting the use of toxic neonicotinoids – chemicals that are killing key pollinators such as the honeybee.


Contaminated Medical Scopes Linked to Superbug Infections at LA-Area Hospital

A drug-resistant “superbug” has infected some patients at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Los Angeles. The outbreak is linked to duodenoscopes.


Column in Medical Journal Says Hazards of GMOs, Pesticides Not Properly Studied

A column in the New England Journal of Medicine calls for a new review of herbicides, saying regulators have been relying on flawed and outdated research.


Activism Causes Companies to Replace Artificial Dyes with Natural Ones

The look of many of the foods Americans know and love will soon be changing as food companies start removing artificial dyes from their products.


McDonald’s Kicked Out of Cleveland Clinic Cafeteria

Cleveland Clinic in Ohio has finally kicked out McDonald’s as fast food may just not be the best choice for the sick (or anyone, really).


Scientists Claim to Have Created 99% of a Human Brain

Scientists from Ohio State University have figured out how to grow a human brain which resembles that of a five-week-old fetus in a lab. Well, almost.