Obesity in Midlife Linked to Earlier Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers announced that being overweight or obese at age 50 puts people at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease early.

Rare Diseases like Chagas and Leprosy are Becoming more Commonplace in the U.S.

Chagas disease is spreading so quickly through the southern U.S. that researchers are calling it the new AIDS in the Americas.

Coca-Cola ‘Pays Scientists to Protect Sugary Drinks, Junk Food’

It seems that mega-corp Coca Cola may be paying scientists to hide the fact that sugar-laden beverages and junk food are fueling obesity and disease rates.

Endoscopic Procedures are More Dangerous than Previously Thought

Evidence surfaced that contaminated endoscopes are behind many hospital outbreaks of antibiotic-resistant superbugs. The FDA has known about it for years.

Bison is the Healthier Alternative to Beef and Consumers Love it

Beef is out and bison is in. Bison is grass-fed, contains fewer calories, and is a lean, delicious alternative everyone is turning to.

Maggot-Infested School Lunches Served Up Again

In a new level of school lunch madness, worms were found in a Sheehan High school lunch fruit cup. Is it time for school lunch reform?

Monsanto’s Roundup, Glyphosate Found to Disturb Hormonal Balance

A group of scientists have found that Monsanto’s Roundup and glyphosate damage the endocrine system and disrupts hormonal balance in rats.

After a Year of Lies, Michigan Governor Admits High Lead Levels in Tap Water

A public health emergency was recently declared in Flint, Michigan due to concerning amounts of lead in the tap water.

The New Beauty Trend Among Women: Microwaving Your Armpits

Women fed up with deodorant and shaving their armpits are going to the extreme measure of microwaving their armpits to get rid of the stink and hair.

Birth Control Pills for Men may Soon be on the Way

Researchers in Japan say men might soon get a birth control pill of their own, one making sperm unable to fertilize female eggs.

Heavy Coffee Drinking Linked to Improved Colon Cancer Survival Rates

Treated colon cancer patients who drink 4+ cups a day of caffeinated coffee were 52 percent less likely to have had a recurrence of colon cancer.

“Miracle Surgery” Saves the Life of Internally-Decapitated Toddler in Australia

Surgeons in Brisbane, Australia have reattached a toddler’s head following a catastrophic car accident in what is being called “a miracle surgery.”

Rash of Heroin Overdoses Overwhelms Chicago in 72 Hours

Law enforcement and health officials believe a batch of bad heroin is behind a rash of nearly 75 recent overdoses in Chicago.

GM Foods are Inherently Unsafe, Warns American Academy of Environmental Medicine

The American Academy of Environmental Medicine states that several animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with GM food.

Sweden may Switch to 6-Hour Workdays to Boost Productivity

Companies in Sweden may switch to 6 hour work days in order to boost productivity and overall life happiness for employees.

South Africa Rejects Appeal from Biotech to Grow GM Potatoes

The Minister of Agriculture, Water Affairs, and Fisheries has rejected a biotech appeal for the commercialization of GM potatoes throughout South Africa.

Exercise Might Come in a Drug Someday, Researchers Say

Someday, couch potatoes may be able to swallow their exercise in the form of a drug rather than engage in physical activity, researchers say.