HEALTH

The corrupt U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was put on notice on October 15 by a collection of conservation and public-health groups of an "intent to sue", because it is allowing coal-driven sulfur dioxide air pollution.
Researchers from Duke University just announced they will soon begin testing a new treatment for malaria, a disease which only two years ago killed almost 500,000 people.
A variant of the deadly MRSA bacteria has rapidly evolved into what is potentially one of the most dangerous superbugs on the planet.
A tropical disease which affects between 18 to 120 million people around the world may for the first time be detectable without expensive and invasive medical testing.
Urban children who came to a remote Venezuelan jungle village for 16 days came out a lot healthier than they went in.
Rising temperatures in Europe are bringing with them sharp increases in insect-borne illnesses which used to be common only in places further south.
A major drug provided for years to stimulate muscle growth in cattle was just blocked for further use for a second time in 2018.
A new study says every bowl of oatmeal you eat made from commercial oats is likely infused with several times the safe limit of glyphosate.
In a major reversal for the EPA’s reckless pesticide policies, the Trump Administration was just ordered to ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos within 60 days.
As a new farm bill reauthorizing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the "food stamp" program), the SNAP Healthy Incentives Act (HR 4855) would incentivize SNAP participants to buy fruits and vegetables -- by refunding 30 cents for every dollar they spend on that kind of healthier food.
There is a new virus which could soon enter Florida and become a real threat to humans there.
Opening arguments began on July 9 in San Francisco for yet another lawsuit about Monsanto’s deadly glyphosate-laced herbicides. What makes this one different is it puts a living victim of the deadly chemical against the agribusiness giant for the very first time.
Going outdoors is becoming increasingly more dangerous because biting insects are spreading a host of new diseases.
Researchers in Canada using U.S. CDC data found that one out of every five deaths among young adults in the United States is related to opioids.
On June 18, a landmark event begins in San Francisco Superior Court. It is the first case to go to trial involving an individual suing Monsanto over its alleged concealing that glyphosate, the active ingredient in its Roundup product, causes cancer.
Ironically, hospital food has long been recognized as being some of the least healthy food and actually contributes to many of the ailments that people end up in the hospital for. One hospital has figured out the obvious and done something about it.
With legal marijuana showing up across more and more states in the United States, so, too, are the complications from taking too much of it. Our article by contributor Robert A. Nelson suggests a number of ways to help with the less serious of those complications based on a thorough review of the literature so far.
In a report published on February 20 in the journal Age and Ageing, the economic security of children was found to have a major impact on the health of those same people as adults later in life.
A new research study has calculated the vast number of viruses swirling around the atmosphere. This new discovery turns the conventional belief about the spread of disease on its head and raises another alarm for the spread of new pathogens created by glyphosate and other DNA-damaging chemicals sprayed on farm fields.
Glyphosate is in most of our food and studies have shown that almost every person has glyphosate in their bodies at significant levels.
Ever wonder why holding the hand of someone you love feels so good?
On March 6, California U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria began a week of hearings that will pit science against corporate lies related to the safety of Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer and its active ingredient glyphosate. The week will determine which of the testimony will ever make to trial.