Coronavirus Outbreak: Timeline and Updates on What’s Happening

It started in the most populous city in central China, Wuhan, where 300 people were first reported to be infected with a new coronavirus. What will happen next?
 

EWG Report: Your Tap Water is Contaminated with Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’

Here's something you may not know: tens of millions of people in the United States have been drinking toxic tap water contaminated with unregulated fluoridated chemicals.
 

Is “Non-Toxic” Nail Polish Really Non-Toxic? Maybe Not, Study Shows

A Harvard study shows that many nail polishes marketed as being non-toxic replace harmful ingredients with equally harmful alternatives.
 

A Broccoli Anti-Aging Enzyme may Hold the Fountain of Youth

Believe it or not, research shows that broccoli contains a natural compound which could have potent anti-aging effects - it is known as nicotinamide mononucleotide.
 

Acetaminophen may Increase Stroke Risk in People with Diabetes

In a study, older adults with diabetes who took acetaminophen were found to have a slightly higher risk of stroke, compared to people without the disease.
 

Fat-Shaming Doesn’t Work and Can Increase Health Risks

A new study shows that hurtful comments and nagging don't motivate people to lose weight, and may in fact increase the risk of metabolic syndrome.
 

Exciting: New ‘Seaweed-Based’ Alzheimer’s Drug Shows Extreme Promise

A new 'seaweed drug' called Oligomannate has been approved in China for the treatment of “mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease and improving cognitive function.”
 

How Tai Chi Proves to be a Gentle Solution for Improving Heart Health

In a small study, Tai Chi helped sedentary people who had suffered a heart attack ease into a more active lifestyle and try new forms of exercise.
 

Nature Slashes the Risk of Diabetes, Heart Disease, and More

In a recent study, scientists found that spending time outside slashes the risk of Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and stress.
 

Dementia Rates in the U.S. Fell 24% from 2000 to 2012, But…

A decrease of ca. 1 million Americans with dementia may be due to better control of cardiovascular risk factors like high blood pressure and diabetes.
 

It’s a Mindset: In Order to Get Fit, You Must THINK of Yourself as Fit

If you consider yourself less active than you should be, or less active than other people, you could be cutting short your own life. It's a mindset.
 

A Third of Fast-Food Packaging Contains Dangerous Chemicals

Researchers tested 400 fast-food packages from 27 food chains in the US and found that more than a third of them contained fluoronated chemicals, of PFASs.
 

Could Probiotics Be Used as a Viable Treatment for Depression and IBS?

In a small study, people with IBS and moderate depression or anxiety saw relief when they were given probiotics, and MRI scans showed brain changes.
 

Study: Vaping Raises Risk of Heart Attacks, Strokes, Depression

Vaping is far from 'safe.' According to the research, people who vape are more likely to suffer heart attacks, strokes, and depression.
 

Study: Consuming This Kind of Drink is Shortening Your Life

A large recent study shows that consumption of sugary drinks may lead to early death, particularly from heart disease and cancer.
 

Giving Up on Losing Weight? Here’s How to Stick with It

Fewer overweight people are making the effort to lose weight, due to frustration and mixed messages. You don't have to be one of them.