New Report Says There's No Proof Microplastics In Drinking Water Are HarmfulWhile they may be polluting our oceans, rivers and ice, one group says there's little evidence that microplastics in drinking water pose a health risk to humans.
World Health Organization Classifies "Burnout" An Official Medical DiagnosisAre you tired, mentally and emotionally worn out? Working too hard is now a recognized medical condition.
WHO Suggests Exercise, Not Vitamins To Help Prevent DementiaA new report by the World Health Organization says if you want to save your brain and prevent dementia you should focus on keeping the rest of your body well.
Sensor That Detects Antibiotics, Pesticides In Food Developed In North TexasDevices like one developed at the Department of Bioengineering at University of Texas in Dallas could help consumers determine how much antibiotic or pesticide is in their food supply.
WHO To Stop Classifying Transgender People As Mentally IllThe WHO announced Monday that "gender incongruence" has been moved out of the mental disorders classification. It will now be discussed as a topic of sexual health.
WHO Classifies 'Gaming Disorder' As Mental Health ConditionThe WHO announced 'gaming disorder' as a new mental health condition to be included in the latest edition of its International Classification of Diseases on Monday.
Study: Bacon Linked To Causing CancerDelicious as bacon may be, the popular breakfast food has been linked to causing various types of cancer.
Brazil & University Of Texas Reach Deal On Zika VaccineBrazil is signing an agreement with the University of Texas to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus.
All Eyes On Texas After Latest Reported Case Of Zika VirusNorth Texas and the world are paying attention after a person in Dallas County became infected with the Zika virus through sexual contact. It is the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in the United States.
Why AM Radio Is FascinatingI have written about AM radio before on this blog, as I am a child of AM's golden years. Yet, even today in 2015, I am still in awe of its capability and here's one reason why!
Processed Meat Linked To CancerWHO says ham, hot dogs and other processed meats can cause colon, stomach and other cancers.
Health Officials Urge Hospitals To 'Think Ebola' Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation's hospitals to "think Ebola" and launched a review of procedures for treating infected patients, while the World Health Organization called the outbreak "the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times."
The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
1 In 10 Adults Could Have Diabetes By 2030The International Diabetes Federation predicts that at least one in 10 adults could have diabetes by 2030, according to its latest statistics.