Among women, breast cancer is the leading form of cancer. Billions have been spent on cancer research, yet preventing cancer provides one of the few clear strategies. Breast cancer in particular has now been scientifically linked to the consumption of red meat and processed meats.
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.
Ancient acupuncture meridians, the Qi, nadis and Prana in Ayurveda, have remained mysteries to modern Western science. Imaging has recently discovered a new circulatory system – confirming acupuncture meridians.
Oddly enough, having knee pain – regardless of arthritis – increases the risk of dying, at least for women. Not osteoarthritis, but knee pain. Learn the difference between the two and why knee pain is particularly risky.
A recent 60 Minutes story hints that oxycontin use is linked to a surge in heroin overdose. See the science behind this link and how doctors who prescribe opioids have a higher incidence of addiction to them.
Many of us will experience sciatica at some point for one reason or another. Should we reach for the meds? Research finds acupuncture is not only safer, but more effective.
Increasing evidence has linked drinking alcohol to leaky gut syndrome. But does this apply even to moderate drinking? New evidence says yes.
Are antibiotics making our children fat and sick? New research links antibiotic use as children to increased weight gain in teenage years, leading to greater likelihood of obesity during adulthood.
New research links asthma and chronic bronchitis to a surprising culprit: High fructose corn syrup. Find out how and why HFCS is linked with respiratory conditions.
You may have heard that sitting for long periods is unhealthy. You may even have heard more recently that fidgeting helps. Why is sitting for extended periods so bad – and how and why does fidgeting help? Find out.
If you often use a computer, tablet or smartphone from bed or late at night you need to read this, because reading from one of these devices in the evening is seriously hurting your sleep and increasing the risk of poor health and well-being.
So you think fluorochemicals such as PFOA are only about non-stick pans? Or maybe you thought fluorochemicals are banned? Think again. These chemicals are building up in our environment and our bloodstreams. Here’s what you need to know.
A condition often misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s disease – manganism – is related to toxic exposures. Find out the sources of exposure and the latest research on natural treatments that may just eliminate the condition.
Lifespan has been mystifying researchers for many years. Lifespan is mysterious because diseases and general health don’t always determine how long we live. Having meaning and purpose of life is now being examined. Find out how it can relate to our body’s life expectancy.