The rate of cancer deaths has declined 25 percent since 1991, according to a report released in January by the American Cancer Society.
Four studies presented to the nation’s largest group of psychologists show that yoga can improve depression symptoms and overcome unhealthy eating patterns.
New numbers released this week by the CDC show that people are quitting smoking at the fastest rate in 20 years.
Triscuits’ entire line of snack crackers has been certified non-GMO and boxes of the project have already started bearing the Non-GMO Project symbol.
Costa Rica wants to become the first country in the world to ban all single-use plastics, with a goal of phasing them out by 2021.
Two companies are helping to clean China’s Lake Taihu by pulling algae from the water, transforming it into pellets, and using those pellets to make shoes.
Between 2010-2014, fewer people died from 3 of the 5 leading causes of death in the U.S. – cancer, stroke, and heart disease.
A Tucson, Arizona, mom credits cannabis oil with saving her daughter’s life, after the 12-year-old started having seizures and went into a coma.
Industrial hemp is being planted in Pennsylvania for the first time in 80 years, and could be a chemical-free way to kill weeds and scrub the soil.
A recent study suggests that being generous not only makes you feel good, it changes the region of the brain associated with happiness and altruism.
Farm From a Box comes in a storage container and provides everything you need for a 2-acre, off-grid farm capable of feeding 150 people.
China’s Anhui province is home to the world’s largest floating solar plant. The plant’s 160,000 solar panels will provide power to 15,000 homes.
A pear a day keeps the fat away, according to a study showing people who eat 1 medium-sized pear a day are 35% less likely to be obese.
In a new study, researchers were able to predict with up to 85% accuracy which infants would go on to develop autism based on MRI scans.
Research suggests that exercise can reduce your risk of cardiovascular death (heart disease or stroke) by 28%. Time to swim, do aerobics, and play racquetball!
A group of artists and others constructed, then sank, a giant octopus aboard a rehabbed WWII-era boat to help save coral reefs off the British Virgin Islands.
A project under development in Italy allows people to be buried in biodegradable “pods” that serve as nourishment for a tree planted on top.