Facebook Under Fire for Permitting Anti-Vax Groups

Facebook is facing pressure to block anti-vaccination pages and groups that are spreading misinformation, The Guardian reports. The “anti-vaxxers” reportedly operate in closed groups, some of...

New Study Says Using Marijuana as a Teen Increases Risk of Depression in Adulthood

Using marijuana as a teen is associated with a higher chance of experiencing depression as an adult, according to a new study that adds...

CDC Says Raw Milk Infected with Brucella Possibly Exposed to People in 19 States

Federal and state health officials are investigating an outbreak of raw milk tainted with Brucella, a drug-resistant bacteria which can cause serious complications such as...

Some Australian Teens Are Defying Their Anti-Vaxxer Parents by Getting Vaccinations in Secret

Some Australian teens are rebelling against their anti-vaccine parents by secretly getting immunizations against potentially fatal infections, according to the Courier Mail. Youth in Queensland...

State Health Officials Say Bat at Pacers-Clippers Game in Indiana May Have Infected Fans...

A bat spotted at last week’s Indiana Pacers game might have infected fans with rabies, health officials have warned. The bat stole the show, and...

Experts Say Taking a Vitamin C Tablet Twice a Day Can Help Lower Blood...

Popping a vitamin C tablet twice a day could help more than one million Aussies with type two diabetes lower blood sugar levels, according...

Everything You Need to Know to Start the Keto Diet

The ketogenic diet is a high fat, low carb and adequate protein diet. Many individuals have experienced success on keto in regards to weight...

9 Ways to Spot Skin Cancer Before It Becomes Deadly

The American Cancer Society reports that “skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer,” but it’s also one of the more...

Some are Calling Celery Juice the New Health Miracle

The green stuff is having a moment in the spotlight, but is it all it’s cracked up to be? Model Miranda Kerr...
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a news conference on Yemen resolution on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas.

Sen. Bernie Sanders Demands to Know Why Medicine, Once Free, Now Costs $375k a...

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders sent a letter to Catalyst Pharmaceuticals on Monday asking it to justify its decision to charge $375,000 annually for a...

Here’s How Medigap Plans Are Changing in 2020

Your Medicare eligibility date impacts the coverage that you qualify for. If you are eligible for Medicare before 2020, then your options will be...

Lawsuit Alleges OxyContin Maker Sought to Sell Addiction-Treatment Meds

Purdue Pharma, the OxyContin maker controlled by the famously-philanthropic Sackler family, sought to become an “end-to-end pain provider” and considered acquiring the rights to...
FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018, file photo, a healthcare worker from the World Health Organization gives an Ebola vaccination to a front line aid worker in Mangina, Democratic Republic of Congo. The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo, the second deadliest in history, marks six months on Friday and is moving toward the major border city of Goma, a development that would greatly complicate any hope of stopping the virus’ spread in the unstable region. (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro, File)

Pray! Ebola Outbreak is Still Going Strong in Congo

The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo, the second deadliest in history, marks six months on Friday and is moving toward the major border city...

What Are the Long-Term Effects of a Ketogenic Diet?

As Well and Good's Erin Magner puts it, "Is it just me, or was it impossible to swing a bottle of MCT oil in 2018 without...

Why Have So Many Blood Pressure Medications Been Recalled Lately?

Since July, the Food and Drug Administration has announced voluntary recalls of blood pressure and heart medications from Major Pharmaceuticals, Solco Healthcare, Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries and...

3 Benefits of Exercising Outside in Cold Weather

When the temperature drops, many people head indoors to exercise. Yes, it’s warmer in the gym or your house, but there are little-known health benefits...

Study Finds Eating Fried Chicken Regularly Increases Risk of Early Death

How would you like your death: Regular, or extra early? A new study links regular fried chicken consumption – one serving a week or more...

Scientists Believe They Are One Step Closer to Reversing Memory Loss Caused by Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is infamous for its devastating impact on memory, bringing significant mental and emotional stress to patients and their families. But scientists at...

Testosterone Therapy Won’t Raise Your Prostate Cancer Risk

One in four men over the age of 30 has low testosterone in America, with symptoms including a lack of libido, depression, and erectile dysfunction....

Dietitians Share Their Favorite Trader Joe’s Products That Make Meals More Nutritious

The samples and coffee, pre-packaged salad mixes, reasonably-priced marinated meats, every kind of snack (in organic) and endless array of dried delicacies - Trader...