There have been three separate recalls of broccoli due to the threat of bacterial infections to consumers.Giant FoodMartin Food StoresStop and Shop Markets Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease. Healthy people rarely contract listeriosis. However, listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache,...
Water Health Warning
After swimming in the Gulf of Mexico, a 31-year-old man has died from an infection with a flesh-eating bug, according to the British Medical Journal.The unidentified man had recently acquired a new tattoo, and he opted to swim 5 days after doing so, while his tattoo had not fully...
In a recent report by the CDC the organization identifies serious consequences of hand sanitizer exposure including apnea, acidosis, and comas in young children 12 or younger. The data collected includes various types of exposure: dermal, ocular, inhalation, ingestion. To read the in-depth findings click here.
Health Insurance Denied
With the advent of new technology, consumers are concerned their health coverage may be denied due to?iPhone Usage A Sit Down Job Screen Time Fitbit DataAnswer: Fitbit Data In a recent article by Andrew Boyd, Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago outlines concerns about...
Could your Fitbit data be used to deny you health insurance
Andrew Boyd, University of Illinois at ChicagoWearing a fitness tracking device could earn you cash from your health insurance company. At first, this sounds lucrative for the people who participate, and good for the companies, who want healthier insurance customers. But it’s not quite so simple.Under the program, people...
Kenneth McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New YorkAnyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be simple: Just exercise to burn more calories and reduce your calorie intake. But many studies have shown...
New research shows that senior citizens who walk or exercise regularly see tremendous benefits in their health and
Diet vs. Exercise: How You Really Lose Weightvideo
Regular exercise and a proper diet are the most important part of physical fitness. But is one more important than the other? Watch this video to find out.
Crossfit Fails Extreme Exercise Gone Terribly Wrongvideo
Crossfit is a popular form of exercise that boasts extreme fitness and weight loss opportunities without all the boring stuff like, you know, using correct form or attempting to work out safely. Watch this video for a compilation of all the best crossfit fails.<!-- var iOS = /iPad|iPhone|iPod/.test(navigator.userAgent) && !window.MSStream; if (iOS) { ...

The human species is one of the most efficient terrestrial animals. We adapted to run on dry riverbeds and grasslands, but development of modern society has strained the evolutionary process.