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Millennials Could Be the First Generation to Have Worse Midlife Health Than Their Parents

Millennials Could Be the First Generation to Have Worse Midlife Health Than Their Parents

June 24, 2018 | 9,927 Views

For the first time in history, a new generation is on the road to having worse health than their parents, Science Alert reports. It seems that Millennials — classified as being in their 20s and 30s — are so stressed about their lives...

There’s an Easy Way to Tell if You’re Actually Overweight — Without a Scale

There’s an Easy Way to Tell if You’re Actually Overweight — Without a Scale

June 24, 2018 | 1,360 Views

If your doctor has ever had a chat with you about BMI (body mass index) in the context of whether you need to lose weight, you might want to ask about new studies that show there’s a much better way to judge whether you’re overweight....

An Unapproved, Genetically Modified Cotton Seed Is Being Planted Across India

An Unapproved, Genetically Modified Cotton Seed Is Being Planted Across India

June 23, 2018 | 5,407 Views

Unapproved genetically modified seeds — aka GMOs or GEs —are popping up in cotton fields across India, violating environmental laws because they’re not approved for use. While the government approved GMO cotton in 2002 and again in...

Pregnant Women Taking Lithium for Bipolar Disorder Increase Risk of Birth Defects

Pregnant Women Taking Lithium for Bipolar Disorder Increase Risk of Birth Defects

June 23, 2018 | 1,191 Views

A new study shows that women who take lithium for bipolar disorder during their pregnancy have a significantly increased risk of having a baby born with birth defects. “Major malformations” are more common among women taking lithium...

Once You Learn This You Will Never Throw Out the Avocado Pit Again

Once You Learn This You Will Never Throw Out the Avocado Pit Again

June 22, 2018 | 13,169 Views

Avocados are a great food that’s both healthy and tasty. But did you know that the pit — which most everyone throws away with the peel — is a rich source of health advantages too? Healthy Holistic Living offers seven reasons not to...

Another Source of Foodborne Disease to Consider: Kitchen Towels

Another Source of Foodborne Disease to Consider: Kitchen Towels

June 22, 2018 | 1,114 Views

When you think of what some of the grossest, dirtiest items in your home might be, you probably won’t have your kitchen towel at the top of your list — if at all. But, you may want to rethink what you do with that towel after reading...

‘Gaming Disorder’ Recognized as a Mental Health Condition by World Health Organization

‘Gaming Disorder’ Recognized as a Mental Health Condition by World Health Organization

June 21, 2018 | 4,777 Views

Step aside, alcohol, drugs and gambling. There’s a new disorder being added to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) list of mental health conditions. Gaming is an obsession that has become so difficult for some to control that WHO is...

Science Proves This Cabbage Leaf Wrap Will Bring Joint Pain Relief

Science Proves This Cabbage Leaf Wrap Will Bring Joint Pain Relief

June 21, 2018 | 1,178 Views

The health benefits of cabbage are the topic of a thoughtful article from The Hearty Soul , which details how cabbage can benefit your health in many different ways, both internally and externally in a wrap as a compress for joint pain. The wrap was...

Think You’re Grilling a ‘Product of USA?’ Think Again

Think You’re Grilling a ‘Product of USA?’ Think Again

June 20, 2018 | 6,128 Views

Flipping burgers on the grill is a great pleasure of summer, and if you’re particular about where your meat comes from, you’ll look for the label, “Product of USA,” so you can be sure it’s fresh and raised under U.S....

Canada Legalizes Recreational Cannabis Use

Canada Legalizes Recreational Cannabis Use

June 20, 2018 | 1,156 Views

In a precedent-setting vote Tuesday, Canada’s parliament legalized recreational cannabis nationwide, setting the stage for industrialized nations worldwide to follow suit. Beginning in September, the new law will allow Canadians to buy and...

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