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.


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.


Study: This Activity may Cut Your Risk of 13 Types of Cancer!

A new study of more than 1 million people shows that physical exercise cuts your risk of 13 types of cancer. Time to get moving!


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.


Marijuana Compound Shows Promise in Helping Kids with Epilepsy

In the 3-month study involving 313 children, on average, participants saw a 50 percent decrease in both grand-mal and tonic-clonic seizures.


Study Says Acetaminophen ‘Not Clinically Effective’ for Osteoarthritis Pain

A recent study in The Lancet shows Tylenol is nearly useless in treating osteoarthritis pain, but there are many other safer therapies.


People Who Think Positively About Aging Less Likely to Have Alzheimer’s

A recent study suggests one of the best ways to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is to stop thinking negatively about getting old.


Fracking Contaminates Groundwater, a New Study Proves

An EPA fracking study that stalled out in 2013 has been completed by a former EPA scientist, and the results are not good (for fracking supporters).


Researchers: Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Will Not Help with the Flu

Many people have turned to Tylenol all their lives to treat their flu symptoms, but acetaminophen, the medicine’s main ingredient, may not really help.


U.K. Government Advisers Push for Folic Acid to be Added to Flour

Health advisers are pushing the U.K. government to add folic acid to flour following a study that shows how pregnant women are lacking in the nutrient.


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.


Will Sugar Soon be Genetically Modified to ‘Help Fight Skin Cancer?’

Will a rare form of sugar known as L-fucose soon be genetically engineered in order to ‘help treat skin cancer?’


Resurrected NIH Study Will Look at Early-Life Environmental Exposures

The National Institutes of Health is set to launch a new study into how exposure to environmental toxins can spark disease at a young age.


Pesticides as Dangerous as Secondhand Smoke to Kids

Early exposure to agricultural pesticides may harm children’s lungs – even more than secondhand smoke – researchers are saying.


Fast Resting Heartbeat Could Predict Early Death

Research suggests that a rapid resting heart rate could be an indicator of early death, even in people without the usual risk factors for heart disease.


American Prescription Drug use more than Doubles

Prescription drug use among American adults has more than doubled, especially medications to treat diabetes, heart disease and other obesity-related drugs.


100 Samples of Coffee Found to Contain Carcinogenic Mycotoxins

That morning cup of coffee gives you pep, but a new study found that it might also be giving you mycotoxins, toxic metabolites produced by fungi.