Federal dietary guidelines put spotlight on sugar

According to this: "A newly released set of federal dietary guidelines has brought renewed and timely focus on reducing sugar intake. For the first time, the...

The way we board planes could actually be spreading diseases

Fair or not, airplanes have a reputation for germs. And separate from the cleanliness of the cabin, transportation networks have been tied to the...

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...

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...

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,...

Guarding Against Deadly Blows to the Chest in Kids’ Sports

Jack Crowley was 15 when a baseball hit him in the chest and stopped his heart. The Long Island teen survived thanks to a...

An early bedtime can have lasting effects on kids

Making sure your little ones get enough sleep just might be one of the best things you could do for their health, both now...

Tax-Free Savings Accounts for disabled are expected in 2016

SPECIAL savings accounts for people with disabilities are likely to become available in most states next year. The accounts were made possible in 2014 by...

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...