Study Finds 43% Of Sunscreens Tested Don’t Live up to SPF Claims

Consumer Reports has a warning for us – nearly half of sunscreen products in the U.S. fail to live up to the SPF claim on their bottles.


84-Page Report Outlines 9 Ways to Beat Antibiotic Resistance

Economist Jim O’Neill has finally released a report which lays out a plan for tackling the dire problem of antimicrobial resistance.


Coming in July 2018: These Changes on Food Nutrition Labels

American citizens scored a big win on Friday when the FDA announced that food companies must overhaul nutrition labels by July 2018.


Doctors in Australia Ordered to Prescribe Fewer Antidepressants

Antidepressants don’t work in 40% of Australians who take the drugs, and doctors are being told to hand out fewer prescriptions.


Survey: U.S. Prison Inmates go Outside more than 33% of Kids in the UK

The UN requires that inmates in maximum security prisons get 1 hour of outdoor time, but some parents say they can’t even force their kids to play outside.


Not Everyone is Happy With the CDC’s Recently Updated Opioid Guidelines

CDC’s new guidelines for prescribing opioids are intended to prevent addiction and deaths from overdose, but not everyone is pleased.


Antibiotic Made from Component of Breast Milk Kills Bacteria at Warp Speed

Scientists recently developed an antibiotic from a fragment of a protein found in human breast milk, and they believe it could be the solution to drug-resistant superbugs.


Is a Soda Tax the Solution to Reducing Sugar-Consumption Worldwide?

Health experts in Australia say that the country should follow the UK in introducing a tax on sugary soft drinks. Is a soda tax the solution to reducing sugar consumption?


Study: Rosemary Oil Could Help Improve Your Memory

A new study finds that rosemary oil and peppermint tea help seniors improve their memory, and chamomile tea fosters calm and contentment.


Conjoined Twins Undergo Separation Surgery, Healthy Enough to go Home

Last month, a pair of identical twins underwent an incredibly long surgery to separate them. The girls have now been released to the care of a local Ronald McDonald House.


Common Artificial Sweetener Poisonous to Dogs, FDA Warns

The Food and Drug Administration is warning that a sweetener called Xylitol, which can be found in many sugar free gums, is poisonous to dogs.


Researchers: Diversity in Soil Imperative for Supporting Ecosystems

Soil microbiota diversity (including earthworms) is vital for healthy food and ecosystems. Pesticides damage essential soil microbiota.


Scientists Outline 6 ‘No Duh’ Habits that Will Shorten our Lives

Researchers have released a list of 6 deadly sins they say are most likely to shorten your life. Avoid them and experience a longer, healthier life.


Study: Being Overweight Less Deadly Now than 40 Years Ago

Being overweight is not as deadly now as it was in the 1970s, says a recent study, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore excess weight.


Gluten Free Diets May Do More Harm than Good for Children

New research warns that tacking children off gluten, while citing celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, could actually be more damaging than helpful.


FDA Will Put Stronger Warnings on Dangerous Class of Antibiotics

The FDA said last week that it would require stronger boxed warnings on fluoroquinolone antibiotics, which can cause permanent side effects.


Exposure to Certain Foods in Infancy May Prevent Future Allergies

New guidance recommends exposing at-risk infants to certain allergenic foods to prevent a future allergy. Check out this research.