Survey: Most Parents Following Outdated Advice for Concussions

A survey released by UCLA found that when dealing with children’s concussions, most parents are doing more harm than good by following outdated advice.

Toxic Nanoparticle Air Pollution Found in Human Brain Tissue

Recent research reveals how toxic nanoparticles have been found in abundance in human brain tissue, largely due to air pollution.

Scientists Discover a “6th Taste” Explaining Why We Love Carbs So Freakin’ Much

Now, a new study suggests that there may be a scientific reason we can not resist food loaded with carbohydrates – because they are our 6th taste.

Organ Donation in Wales at Peak Thanks to New Program

A new Welsh policy called “deemed consent” says that anyone residing in Wales is assumed to be eligible for organ donation unless they physically opt out.

New Organic Gatorade is Still Loaded with Sugar – Organic Sugar

Gatorade has a new organic line of its energy drinks. They are still loaded with sugar, but that sugar is organic now. There are a few more differences.

Why Did the FDA Recently Ban 19 Chemicals Found in Antibacterial Soaps?

The FDA has given companies a year to remove 19 antibacterial chemicals from hand soaps and body washes, including triclosan, a potential hormone disruptor.

Report Shows “Staggering” Signs of Ill Mental Health Among 9/11 First Responders

In a recent study, it was found that many 9/11 responders are suffering from dementia or are showing signs that they will develop it as they age.

Could Antibiotic Use Lead to Type 1 Diabetes?

A new study involving mice suggests that the impact of antibiotics on gut bacteria may make people more susceptible to Type 1 diabetes.

30 Minutes of Vaping Equals 5 Minutes of Cigarette Smoking?

Researchers in England say that 30 minutes of vaping stiffens the aorta as much as 5 minutes of cigarette smoking.

Untreatable-Gonorrhea Hits Spotlight While WHO Issues New Treatment Guidelines

The WHO released new guidelines for the treatment of gonorrhea this week because it has become largely resistant to an entire class of antibiotics.

Raw Milk Overpowers Conventional Milk in Reducing Risk of Numerous Infections

A European study indicates that giving babies raw milk significantly lowers the incidence of many childhood infections, including ear infections.

How Illegal Drugs and ADHD Medications are Polluting Urban Streams

A new study reveals that streams near Baltimore, Maryland, are heavily polluted with amphetamines, and it could devastate the entire stream ecosystem.

Study: If You’re a Coffee Lover, it Might Be in Your Genes

A new study supports previous research suggesting that the amount of coffee people consume may be written in their DNA.

Vaping May Be Overriding Efforts to Get Kids to Quit Smoking

After years of decline, nicotine use among teens appears to have plateaued. Researchers say it’s because more kids are using e-cigarettes.

Using Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Increase Risk of ADHD

A new study shows that mothers who use acetaminophen during pregnancy may increase their child’s risk of developing childhood ADHD.

Nearly 1 in 10 Americans Suffer From Constant Ringing in the Ears

A new study states that as many as 1 in 10 adults in the United States suffer from a constant ringing in their ears – known as tinnitus.

Study: This Single Dietary Change Could Easily Improve Your Health

Virginia Tech researchers found that cutting out just one sugary drink per day can give you a noticeable overall health boost.