By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 03/06/2014 - 09:30
"Reduced-Fat," "Light," "100% Wheat." All of these and more are labels you might see in the supermarket. But just because they hint that they may be healthier doesn't mean they are.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 03/05/2014 - 13:47
In a society where women are usually the victims of abuse, homosexual men are often overlooked. But a new study finds that these men are also prone to ill-health effects. In some ways, the effects may be worse than they are among heterosexual couples.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 03/05/2014 - 10:00
Meet sushi guy. His street sushi is just as good as the real thing, right? Now, replace sushi with medical marijuana. The new ad from MarijuanaDoctors.com aims to connect patients with prescriptioin marijuana.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 03/04/2014 - 18:08
A new study finds that between hearing, seeing, and touching, it's hardest to remember something that we heard, suggesting that there are different pathways in the brain for memorization.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 03/04/2014 - 13:22
French scientists recently revived a 30,000-year-old giant virus from deep within the ground. Although it doesn't harm humans, it gives rise to some questions. What else is lurking beneath?
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 03/03/2014 - 21:47
Rusty, a formerly stray chocolate Labrador, has been helping nursing home residents in Illinois find comfort for the past six years.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 03/03/2014 - 18:00
Getting out of the gym and exercising outdoors may be welcomed happily by people going through a harsh winter. But experts warn that it's important not to overdo it at first, as the outdoors can be harder on the body.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 03/03/2014 - 16:37
Following an outbreak of polio in Syria, the World Health Organization has begun widespread vaccinations throughout surrounding countries in hopes of preventing it from spreading further.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 02/26/2014 - 19:00
Drug overdose death rates more than tripled over the past 20 years, yet that didn't stop the FDA from approving a high-dose opioid painkiller. Now, health groups are fighting back.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 02/26/2014 - 14:55
The NIH announced on Wednesday that the medical and genetic information of 78,000 adults would be added to a government database for researchers to observe and use in disease studies.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 02/26/2014 - 13:41
Time and time again, we're told that communication is imperative for a successful relationship. Yet social media and the Internet are starting to dominate modern relationships, compromising people's ability to communicate.