Wellness & Prevention


Roundup: Food Additives Banned, Hand Sanitizer Study,...

FDA Revokes Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Consumer Groups Sue The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that seven compounds that...

October 12, 2018 / 4 min read


Can Vitamin D Supplements Help With Bone...

Vitamin D helps balance the amount calcium and phosphate in our bodies, which is crucial for healthy bones, teeth and muscles. In older adults, bone...

October 9, 2018 / 3 min read


‘Great Step Forward’: Vaccine Against HPV-Related Cancers...

U.S. regulators have expanded the use of the HPV vaccine to include men and women between the ages of 27 and 45. This approval will...

October 8, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Fast Food Habits, Raw Beef Recall,...

More Than One-Third of Americans Eat Fast Food on a Given Day, CDC Reports Previous studies have confirmed that fast food consumption in the United...

October 5, 2018 / 4 min read


Gut Bacteria: Another Reason to Limit Artificial...

In the latest study that examines the effect of artificial sweeteners, researchers found that popular sugar substitutes may interfere with the way gut bacteria performs...

October 4, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: U.S. Flu-Related Deaths, Diet’s Link to...

CDC Chief: 80,000 Died From Flu Complications Last Winter, Highest U.S. Toll in Four Decades The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

September 28, 2018 / 3 min read


Controlling Sodium: Ease Up on ‘Passing the...

Sodium is a mineral that’s key for maintaining a normal balance of fluid in the body. It is also found naturally in foods, and most...

September 25, 2018 / 3 min read


U.S. Guidelines Urge More ‘Behavior’ Counseling for...

If your body mass index (BMI) is over 30, which qualifies as obese, you should also get a referral to an intensive weight-loss and exercise...

September 24, 2018 / 2 min read


Take A Stand: Help Prevent Falls and...

Each year, more than one in four adults aged 65 and older will fall. For this group, falls are the No. 1 cause of injuries...

September 20, 2018 / 2 min read