5 hidden dangers summer can pose to pets

As people head outdoors to enjoy the summer weather, one of the ways many choose to do so is by spending time with their...

Virus investigated after Colorado kids develop paralysis

Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be a virus causing severe...

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...

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...

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...

5 natural sleep aids

Sleep restores us. And not getting enough of it can put us at greater risk of heart disease and cancer. Sleep even makes us...

Halloween Safety and Controlled Substances

Well it's nearly that time of year again to participate in the time honored Halloween tradition of costumes, parties, and Trick-or-Treating. Going door to...

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...

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...