Bill Provision PROTECTS State Medical Marijuana Laws and Cannabis Research

The $1.1 trillion spending bill blocks the Justice Department and Drug Enforcement Agency from targeting state medical marijuana laws or hemp projects.


Senate Votes to Phase out Plastic, Environmentally-Destructive Microbeads in 2017

The U.S. Senate unanimously voted recently to phase out the use of plastic microbeads in soaps, body washes, and other personal care products starting in 2017.


Judge Rules NYC Children Do NOT Need a Flu Shot for Preschools, Day Cares

A Manhattan judge has overturned a policy that would bar preschoolers who haven’t received the flu vaccine from entering city preschools and day cares.


Study: 3-4 Cups of Coffee Per Day may cut Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Scientists have linked drinking 3-4 cups a coffee a day to a decreased risk for Type 2 diabetes.


Mexico Issues First Permit Allowing Some to Grow, Use Recreational Marijuana

Mexican health authorities issued the first permit allowing 4 people to grow and use their own marijuana for recreational purposes.


Hershey’s Removes Fake Vanilla (Vanillin) from Hershey’s Kisses

Hershey’s promised to replace some of its synthetic ingredients with natural ones. The company says it has pulled vanillin and other ingredients.


3-Year-Old Given 8% Chance to Live Overcomes Cancer with Cannabis

Here is how a 3-year-old boy with cancer and given an 8 percent chance to live overcame his terrible ailment with the use of cannabis.


The Power of Amla: Excellent for Treating Diabetes, Boosting Heart Health, & More

Some research shows that the fruit Indian Gooseberry, also known as Amla, helps to decrease blood glucose levels in diabetics and lower cholesterol.


This CA School is GMO-Free and Saves Money Serving Healthy Food to Students

Kids that go to this Trinidad, California school enjoy healthy, locally-grown, pesticide-free, non-GMO fare that actually saves the school money.


$1 Billion ‘Toilet to Tap’ Wastewater Recycling Plants Proposed in Southern CA

Southern California’s largest water importer is working towards a $1 billion plan to purify wastewater into potable drinking water.


Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit Without Withdrawal Symptoms

New research shows that smokers who use low-nicotine cigarettes may be more able to kick the smoking habit than those who do not use them.


7 Natural Anti-Anxiety Herbs to Reduce Stress

Looking for a non-pharma solution for easing nerves and reducing anxiety? Here are 7 natural anti-anxiety herbs for reducing anxiety and stress.


A Mediterranean Diet Could Cut Your Risk of Breast Cancer

The notoriously-healthy Mediterranean diet – with a heaping helping of olive oil – has been associated with a decreased risk of breast cancer in a new study.


Could This Oil be a Natural Treatment for IBS?

Research shows that peppermint oil, in enteric coating to prevent heartburn, may be an effective alternative treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).


10 Uses for Tea Tree Oil for Your Health and House

There are tons of uses for tea tree oil. Here are 5 medicinal uses, and 5 household uses that should convince you to pick up a bottle today.


Avoiding These 5 Types of Foods Could Help You Avoid Migraines

Do you suffer from intense headaches or migraines? Try avoiding these 5 types of foods that trigger migraines so stay pain-free.


6 Tips on How to Stop Restless Legs Syndrome Naturally

Restless legs syndrome is a disruptive and often painful ailment, but there ARE solutions. Here are 6 tips on how to stop restless leg syndrome naturally.