New studies confirm we need both UVA and UVB sunshine. Research finds UVA rays reduce blood pressure and aid moods. UVB produces best form of vitamin D. Time to reconsider our sunscreen use.
Recent research finds the more we use our smartphones, the worse our sleep will be. How should we use our screens, and which screens are better?
An antibiotic that fights off antibiotic-resistant superbugs has been found in the noses of healthy people. This raises important questions about pharmaceutical antibiotics.
Many countries and localities have now banned the growing of genetically modified food crops or have instituted labeling requirements for GE foods.
New evidence finds that many charities and big agriculture are perpetuating starvation in some countries. Find out how it is happening and how we can really stop starvation around the world.
Toxic algae blooms like the one going on in Florida, Lake Erie and elsewhere are practically all connected with farm runoff. Find out how buying organic can prevent these massive algae blooms.
Most accept that air pollution causes lung-related conditions like asthma and allergies. Turns out that air pollution causes other cancers, including breast cancer.
Sunshine isn’t toxic, nor is it just about getting a tan. And it’s also not just about vitamin D. Among other benefits, research finds sunshine also decreases a child’s risk of asthma when mom gets enough of it.
The EPA just announced an increased risk of cancer from formaldehyde in laminates. How bad is this? What else does formaldehyde cause other than cancer? How much formaldehyde is toxic? These and other questions answered.
The Flint Michigan water crisis was shocking. But it serves to teach some important lessons. The fact is, this could happen anywhere. Find out what caused the crisis and why this could also happen to your tap water.
The ancient use of toothbrush twigs such as Miswak has been proven out. New research finds that Miswak deters gingivitis and periodontal disease, and kills antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria.
Looking out into nature has a number of soothing benefits. How about concentration and performance? Did you know taking a microbreak and looking at a natural scene can increase focus and performance? Learn about the research.
ADHD in children is still a mystery for most parents. Lead and other pollutants are now more than implicated in ADHD – solving much of the mystery of this condition. Find out about lead and the other pollutants implicated.
Parabens are building up in our bodies and our environment. Recently found in dolphins and polar bears, parabens are now building up in the umbilical cord blood of pregnant women. Discover the facts about parabens and our health.