Study: This Lifestyle Factor Could Age Your Brain by 10 Years

Researchers at the University of Cambridge are warning that being overweight in middle age may age your brain by 10 years.


Study: 1 in 5 Alzheimer’s Cases Could be Misdiagnosed

Two new studies have shown that Alzheimer’s disease is frequently misdiagnosed, which can lead to significant emotional consequences for many.


Having a Sickle Cell Trait May NOT Increase Risk of Premature Death

It has been thought that having a sickle cell trait may increase one’s risk of premature death. However, new studies suggest that this may not be the case.


Average Weight of American Men up 15 Pounds Since 1994

Americans are heavier than ever. But just how heavy? Evidently, the average American man has packed on 15lbs over the course of the last 20 years.


30 Minutes of Reading a Day Could Add Years to Your Life

In a new study, people who read a book for about 30 minutes a day were found to live approximately 2 years longer than those who didn’t read at all.


Is There an Outbreak of “Super Lice” in Your State?

42 U.S. states are dealing with a major outbreak of “super lice” just as kids are starting to go back to school after summer break.


Study: Eating more Plant Protein Offsets ‘Dangers of Eating Meat’

A new study suggests that those who consume animal proteins are at a higher risk for death than those who do not.


5 No-Brainer Tips on How to Cool Yourself Down

With temperatures rising, it is important that you take the necessary steps to protect yourself from heat related issues. Here are 5 no-brainer tips on how to cool yourself down.


Could Cockroach Milk be the Next Superfood?

Cockroach milk may be the next superfood, and 1 researcher predicts it may find its way into protein drinks via yeast – bioengineered yeast.


Monsanto’s Creation of Herbicide-Resistant Superweeds Grows in Several States

Soybean fields in parts of Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee are plagued by “superweeds” that have become resistant to Monsanto’s herbicide ingredient, glyphosate.


Studies Suggest Flossing may not be as Beneficial as Claimed

A new investigation by the Associated Press (AP) is suggesting that flossing might not actually work as well as we have been led to believe.


Colorado Kids Are Getting Hold of Parents’ Legal Pot

A small but increasing number of young children are being exposed to marijuana edibles in Colorado, and winding up in the hospital.


FDA Enhances Warnings on Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics

The FDA is adding a stronger boxed warning on a dangerous class of antibiotics know for causing serious, and sometimes permanent, side effects.


Ice Bucket Challenge Donations Help Discovery of New ALS Gene

Researchers have discovered a gene linked to causing ALS — and it is said that the Ice Bucket Challenge’s flood of donations two years ago largely helped.


Breastfeeding Within First Hour of Life is Vital, Lowers Death Risk

The UN says that babies who are not breastfed within the first 23 hours of being born are 40 percent more likely to die within their first 28 days.


Study: Here’s How Much to Exercise to Undo the Damage from Sitting All Day

A new study shows that sitting for 8 hours per day can be as dangerous as obesity and even smoking, and you need to exercise this much to undo the damage.


Study: Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity is a Real Disorder

A new study may help explain why the ill symptoms some people experience after eating wheat but who don’t have celiac disease.