Digitizing Medical Records for Billions Has Not Helped Patients Nor Saved Money

We digitized medical records to improve the medical system and healthcare, but better healthcare is not here, and the medical system is not saving money.

Scientists: 99% Chance a 5.0 or Larger Quake will Hit Los Angeles Within 3 Years

NASA is warning Los Angeles-area residents to prepare for an earthquake of at least a magnitude 5.0 that should hit within the next 30 months.

6th High School Football Player Since Early September Dies

Another young football player died recently after he reportedly collapsed on the field – signaling the necessity to safeguard life-threatening sports.

WHO Set to Classify Red Meat, Processed Meats as “Probably Carcinogenic”

The World Health Organization is reportedly planning to classify red meat, bacon, sausages and other processed meats as probably carcinogenic to humans.

First Accepted Case of Radiation-Related Cancer Confirmed in Former Fukushima Worker

A 41-year-old who worked at the Fukushima plant has been diagnosed with cancer caused by radiation exposure. It could be just the tip of the iceberg.

Ebola-Nurse Sues Gov. Chris Christie for “Holding her Against her Will”

Kaci Hickox, a nurse forced into quarantine after treating Ebola patients, is suing Governor Chris Christie, alleging she was held against her will.

Proof the Ketogenic Diet for Cancer can be a Real Solution

In addition to weight loss, the ketogenic diet is very useful as a cancer treatment, often alongside other conventional and/or natural therapies.

Will Obama Name This Big Pharma Insider as Head of the FDA?

President Obama nominated Dr. Robert Califf as the new head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, but Big Pharma ties has many people worrying.

Hawaii Declares a Homeless State of Emergency

There are so many homeless people in Hawaii that Governor David Ige declared a state of emergency last Friday to address the problem.

Amid Protests, Sendai Nuclear Power Plant Reactor No. 2 Comes on Line

Days after 1,800 people gathered to protest the planned restart of another nuclear reactor at the Sendai nuclear plant, the second reactor came online.

34000 Pesticides and 600 Chemicals Later: Our Food Supply is No Better for It

More than 34,000 pesticides derived from about 600 basic ingredients are registered for use in the United States by the EPA. Is our food really improved?

Study: People Drinking More Fizzy Drinks Have a Greater Risk of Cardiac Arrest

A major study involving 800,000 Japanese individuals shows that consuming fizzy drinks can “significantly” increase your risk of heart disease and stroke.

Stress During Childhood Found to Increase the Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes

A childhood filled with psychological stress may put youngsters at greater risk of developing diabetes and heart disease later in life.

2 Recent Developments Bring Fresh Concerns Over GM Crops

The New England Journal of Medicine tackles 2 new serious concerns over genetically modified organisms and the pesticides used to grow them.

Don’t Make These 5 Dangerous Mistakes with Contact Lenses

A report released by the CDC shows that the majority of contact wearers are making at least 1 mistake that could cost them their vision.

Study Finds Stress at Work is Just as Bad for Your Health as Second-Hand Smoke

Being stressed out at work is just as bad as regularly being exposed to second-hand smoke, a new at Harvard Business School and Stanford University finds.

Beta Blockers Double Heart Attack Risk for Those Undergoing Major Surgery

If you have any major surgery planned, including those which are unrelated to heart disease, you may want to avoid beta blockers. Here is why.