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Popular trend leaves 7-year-old with chemical burn

Popular trend leaves 7-year-old with chemical burn

June 18, 2019

Few people think about the health implications when deciding to get a tattoo. Aside from the risk of infection, allergic reaction and disease transmission, research shows that tattoos may also be linked to cancer. Tattoo inks are largely unregulated...

Have a headache? Try this

Have a headache? Try this

June 18, 2019

Around 37 million people in the United States experience headaches, including migraines. While duration and degree can vary, symptoms often include throbbing temples, pain behind the eyes, nausea and sensitivity to lights and sounds. There are many...

This state just banned religious exemptions for vaccines

This state just banned religious exemptions for vaccines

June 17, 2019

Amid a measles outbreak in New York — the worst in 25 years — the state has eliminated religious exemptions from school vaccination requirements. The legislation was signed into law Thursday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. He said in a statement,...

Many cereals tainted with toxic weed killer

Many cereals tainted with toxic weed killer

June 17, 2019

Think twice before pouring a bowl of oat cereal for your child or munching on a chewy granola bar as a go-to snack. Major food companies are continuing to market popular children’s breakfast cereals and other types of foods as...

What is white coat hypertension?

What is white coat hypertension?

June 16, 2019

According to new research, your risk of dying from heart disease may double if you suffer from “white coat hypertension” that goes untreated. So, what exactly is this condition? White coat hypertension is a disorder in which a person...

Fairlife and Coca-Cola: The animal abuse fallout

Fairlife and Coca-Cola: The animal abuse fallout

June 15, 2019

Fairlife and Coca-Cola are left to face the music after an undercover video surfaced last week, showing severe calf abuse at Fair Oaks Farms. Based in Indiana, the farm supplies milk to the popular milk brand Fairlife — a partner of the...

By 2040, this will be the source of most ‘meat’

By 2040, this will be the source of most ‘meat’

June 14, 2019

The year 2040 might seem far away, but 20 years can go by in the blink of an eye. In an effort to become more sustainable, many food companies are making big changes. You may have noticed more “plant-based” food items on menus across the...

The bacteria-riddled item you’re using every night

The bacteria-riddled item you’re using every night

June 14, 2019

Be honest: How often do you wash your sheets? For the majority of people, it’s not often enough. One survey found that 55% of single men between the ages 18 and 25 reported changing their sheets only four times a year. Yep — you read...

Blood pressure medication recall continues to expand

Blood pressure medication recall continues to expand

June 13, 2019

A recall on blood pressure medication first announced in April has been expanded. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. issued a voluntary recall for losartan potassium tablets that may contain N-Nitroso-N-methyl-4-aminobutyric acid (NMBA) at levels higher...

Deciphering food date labels

Deciphering food date labels

June 13, 2019

How do you determine whether or not your groceries have gone bad? If you rely fully on the “use by” or “expires by” date, there’s a good chance you’re throwing out perfectly good food. Many Americans admit...

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