Hydrogen peroxide is the only germicidal agent composed only of water and oxygen.
The great American novelist Normal Mailer once said, “I sometimes think that there is a malign force loose in the universe that is the social equivalent of cancer, and it’s plastic.
West Nile virus prevention sprays will be sprinkled in parts of Staten Island, Queens, and the Bronx by the city’s Department of Health (DOH) Monday.
Scientists are saying they could be closer to curing cigarette addiction than ever before: researchers at a New York lab have developed a vaccine that they think curbs the need for a fix and so far their tests are being considered a success.
Are your fingernails healthy, or sending you a health warning?
An evaluation of national data by UC Davis researchers has found that extra weight is not necessarily linked with a higher risk of death.
In an unusual story of Rosario Schielzeth, a woman who turned 104 in June, newspaper reporters wanted to know her secret for a long lifei. Her answer consisted of just two simple rules that she's always lived by: Watching what she eats, and Staying
Protection against skin cancer can be added to the list of health benefits that come with drinking coffee, a new study says.
I’ve been Primal now for over a year. I came upon The Primal Blueprint when searching for resources on paleo dieting. Little did I know that I would find a whole lifestyle that would gel so well with my understanding of the human body.
When people have similar injuries, why do some end up with chronic pain while others recover and are pain free?
In a past post about oregano oil, I discussed its germ-killing, anti-inflammatory, and pain relieving properties. Now, I’d like to cover how it can be used to address a wide range of problems. Here’s a guide to help you get the most out of this wonde
Is breast milk the key in the battle against HIV?
“always, always be extremely, extremely nice to the TSA agents” Powell suggests that you “strike up a conversation. Express serious concern for their health being exposed to the x-rays emanating from those machines they stand next to all day...
In the swampy heat of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Lolo Jones peers at a line of approaching rain clouds. The rumble of thunder carries across the track at Louisiana State University, where Jones is training for her second run at an Olympic gold medal.
My wife Cynthia and I embarked on a six month journey and discovered what it means to be Fat-Burning Beasts.
The Global Commission on Drug Policy, an assemblage of former national leaders, policy makers and experts, has issued a new report (PDF) that calls the war on drugs “the main reason” for the continuing HIV/AIDS epidemic around the world.
GM grass that was previously tested and determined "perfect" has caused the violent deaths of many cows in a 15 hour period due to the grass producing cyanide.
The first trial of a treatment allowing doctors to insert a fully repositionable replacement heart valve without the need for open-heart surgery has been successfully conducted at a Melbourne hospital.
It's hard to imagine a pacifier or a rubber ducky making your child fat.
Including high-cholesterol foods as part of a healthy diet may not be the poor dietary choice we have all been told it is, suggests a new study published in the journal Nature Medicine.
The wide scale US acceptance of fluoride-related compounds in drinking water and a wide variety of consumer products over the past half century is a textbook case of social engineering orchestrated by Sigmund Freud's nephew and the “father of public
Even moderate thyroid dysfunction during early pregnancy significantly increases the risk of serious complications, underscoring the need for universal screening in the first trimester, a new study finds.
While the idea that cell phones can cause cancer has been ridiculed by the scientific community, new studies are coming out contradicting the view that they are harmless.
More Government is the Wrong Medicine, Says National Center for Public Policy Research
A new kind of antibody treatment has eliminated Ebola in several monkeys, yielding promise for a forthcoming vaccine.
A Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating disease is refusing to take pain medications during some procedures, partly because of her personal convictions, her father said.
Sleep is extremely important, but almost nobody gets enough of it.
Future neural prosthetics could not only tap into brain signals, but also brain fluids, using the cerebrospinal medium to power a fuel cell. Researchers at MIT designed a new silicon wafer with embedded fuel cells that generate power using glucose.
The Ebola virus—one of the world's deadliest diseases—has a kill rate of 90 percent. That's largely because the best current treatment must be applied within one hour of infection.
the percentages of DHA in breast milk did not significantly decrease across the first two years postpartum, the period during which infant brains experience peak growth and maximal uptake of DHA. This was also true for the U.S. women, and the study