Health effects of using portable electronic devices studied

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association have jointly conducted a study on...

Infant’s head reattached following internal decapitation

In a remarkable achievement of modern medicine, surgeons have managed to reattach the head of a toddler that became separated from his neck in...

These Young People Are Reviving the Dying Farm Culture (video)

In the summer of 2015, photographer Eva Verbeeck and filmmaker Spencer MacDonald set out on a journey through the Pacific Northwest to document the...

Monsanto’s Superweeds

Monsanto’s Superweeds Saga Is Only Getting Worse You’d like to think there are certain types of corporate malfeasance that really only exist in the realm...
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American Medical Association votes to BAN prescription drug commercials

AMA board chair-elect Patrice Harris said that the vote "reflects concerns among physicians about the negative impact of commercially-driven promotions," specifically railing on the...

Is sugar the new tobacco? Some companies are worried that it is

Is sugar the new tobacco? Amid growing concerns that sugar is one of the main culprits in the global obesity ("globesity") epidemic, people are...

France is the first country to ban all plastic plates and cups

At least according to this article on Mashable. Which in essence says that: "France banned plastic bags in July, a move other countries have also made,...

Scurvy, TB, Scarlet fever – Victorian diseases making comeback

LONDON (CNN) — Josie Garrett seems like a healthy and happy 24-year-old when we meet her in between classes at University College London where...

More Americans lost to drugs than in Vietnam War

Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Tom Price said more American lives are lost to drugs than were lost in Vietnam. The US military...