Breastfeeding: A Natural Way to Prevent Endometrial Cancer

An analysis of 17 previous studies shows breastfeeding for 6-9 months decreases a mother’s risk of developing endometrial cancer.


Studies Suggest Yoga Helps Depression Sufferers Feel Better

Four studies presented to the nation’s largest group of psychologists show that yoga can improve depression symptoms and overcome unhealthy eating patterns.


Living in the Country Reduces Risk of Dying from Cancer by 29%

A recent study shows that people with bowel cancer who live in the country have a 29% lower chance of dying from the disease.


Sad: Humans Have Created 9 Billion Tons of Plastic in 67 Years

Humans have produced 9 billion tons of plastic since 1950, and our inability to cope with the waste on land and in the ocean puts the environment in peril.


Professor: Here is Why Eco-Friendly Light Bulbs are Causing Headaches

LED lights have exploded in popularity over last decade, but the bulbs constantly flicker, causing some people to suffer headaches and other side effects.


This Is Why You Should Always Find Out Where Your Tuna Was Caught

In a recent study, where tuna was caught was nearly as important as its species, in terms of contamination from PCBs, flame retardants, and pesticides.


Study: Sustainably-Sourced Goods are KEY for Protecting Endangered Species’

Nearly everything you buy has a negative impact on endangered species and the environment, unless it is sustainably-sourced.


WIN! Triscuit Now Carries Non-GMO Project Certification

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 Aims To Ban All Single-Use Plastics By 2021

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.


USDA Report: Bee Populations FINALLY Rising After Years of Decline

A recent report shows that the health of honeybee colonies improved in the first quarter of 2017, but bees still face many threats, including pesticides.


Doctors: Maybe You Shouldn’t Finish that Course of Antibiotics After All

Over 70 years ago, the doctor who discovered penicillin, said it was necessary to finish a course of antibiotics. A group of doctors now questions that.


EWG: Most ‘Safe’ U.S. Tap Water Contaminated, Anything But Risk-Free

An analysis of drinking water systems across the U.S. shows that every single zip code looked at contained some type of contaminant.


Monsanto Emails Raise More Questions About Collusion and Roundup Safety

A fresh batch of Monsanto documents raise more questions about whether or not the company suppressed information showing Roundup causes cancer.


WHO Ranks Antibiotics to Fight Life-Threatening Antibiotic Resistance

The World Health Organization has made the biggest changes in 40 years to its Essential Medicines List in an effort to tackle drug resistance.


Perdue Farms Releases First Chicken Welfare Report, Says Improvements Being Made

In its first progress report, Perdue Farms says it has made great strides towards raising and producing its chickens more safely and more humanely.


Did an EPA Official Collude with Monsanto by Tilting Research?

The EPA’s inspector general is investigating allegations that a former EPA official colluded with Monsanto to hide evidence that glyphosate causes cancer.


15 Million Americans may be Drinking Water Contaminated with PFCs

About 15 million people in 27 states may have drinking water contaminated with perfluorochemicals that come from primarily industrial and military sites.