On Friday, Valley Meat Company of Modesto California recalled over 1 million pounds of ground beef products after several people were affected by E. coli contamination. The contaminated beef products were sold in Oregon, Texas, California, Arizona a
"We're studying how the biology of the brain is changed by the environment, and how these changes underlie memories and experiences," said Ressler, an associate professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Emory University Sch
My husband seems to stop breathing briefly during the night. It scares me, but he doesn’t seem to be worried about it. Any ideas about what causes this?
Over the long term, a low-carbohydrate diet works just as well as a low-fat diet at taking off the pounds -- and it might be better for your heart, new research suggests. Both diets improved cholesterol in a two-year study that included intensive
A strong, stretchy material could provide a scaffold for growing organs or making wounds heal faster.
Zip, zest, and zeal are signs of health. If you feel that you are lacking these on a regular basis, you may be depressed. Many people do not believe in depression; however, it is one of the most common health problems in the United States affecting a
This weekend I’ll be in a forgotten corner of eastern Hungary, just south of the Polish border and just west of the Ukrainian border; it’s a beautiful area, adorned with splendid castles and palaces that were commonplace during the Hungary’s days as
The grocery store, along with your kitchen sink, are two of the most dangerous places in the world.
In order to make his argument about the safety of fluoride, Mr. Elmore cites a 1943 discovery made by Dr. H. Trendley Dean. According to Dean, 1 ppm (parts per million) of naturally occurring fluoride is an ideal concentration “to prevent cavities wi
A new antibacterial paper could lead to food wrappers that keep food fresh longer, shoes that never stink, and bandages with a built-in ability to deter infection. It turns out a paper-like material made of graphene – thin sheets of carbon just a sin
Arthritis and injury grind down millions of joints, but few get the best remedy -- real biological tissue. Kevin Stone shows a treatment that could sidestep the high costs and donor shortfall of human-to-human transplants with a novel use of animal t
Criminal negligence is at fault.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Adults nationally shows 43% believe marijuana should be legalized. But 42% think it should remain an illegal drug. Another 15% are not sure.
Then, guns drawn, four officers fanned out across Rawesome Foods in Venice. Skirting past the arugula and peering under crates of zucchini, they found the raid's target inside a walk-in refrigerator: unmarked jugs of raw milk.
With the rules finally set for health IT stimulus money, now comes the long march to implementation.
A video from "Professionals Perspective: Fluoride In Water"
While it looks more like a toaster with legs than Usain Bolt, Cornell University’s Ranger robot has set some track records all the same. On July 6, Ranger set a world record for untethered robotic walking, traveling 14.3 miles in only 11 hours.
The Oakland City Council is considering a plan to license four production facilities where medical marijuana would be grown, packaged and processed.
Obstetricians ease 'once a cesarean, always a cesarean' restrictions
Marijuana may treat multiple symptoms, and some patients are seeing results.
Not that long ago your local pharmacy sold pot-based meds, and the government collected a tax.
Maybe, maybe not. We won't know until the federal government gives researchers more leeway.
Taking cues from slime molds, ants, and living biological cells, a team of University of Pittsburgh researchers has designed a system of artificial cells that can communicate with one another and cooperate to carry out tasks. The computer models they
One day your annual flu shot could come in the mail. At least that's the hope of researchers developing a new method of vaccine delivery that people could even use at home: a patch with microneedles.
Have you ever been sitting in a restaurant and watched someone add multiple pink, blue or yellow packets to their food or drink? Whenever I see one of these "packet aficionados," I just want to lean over and ask, "What's wrong with good old-fashioned
Washington, D.C. – Designer organisms created from scratch in genomics labs won't run amok anytime soon, according to scientists speaking at the first public meeting of President Obama's bioethics commission held here in the nation's capital last we
Researchers at the University of Michigan found that when misinformed people, particularly political partisans, were exposed to corrected facts, they rarely changed their minds. In fact, they often became even more strongly set in their beliefs.
In this show we talk about a more convenient way to regain wellness. We talk about what we do, and we like things simple. Life is too busy and food is really toxic. So we try to put in our bodies whole, real, live foods and we get everything we ne
Yesterday I mentioned that sea vegetables are a great source of iodine. “But what is iodine?” many emailers asked.
PHOENIX - Get ready to bring your wallet with you next time you go hiking. The City of Phoenix has decided to charge $5 for the public to park at mountain parks and preserves.