CDC Outbreak Alert: Puppies Spreading Human Campylobacter Infections

Outbreak Advisory 39 Cases, 7 States, 9 Hospitalizations, 0 Deaths What Is Campylobacteriosis? (find out more)Read Advice to Pet Owners and Advice to Pet Store Workers. The Ohio Department of Health, several other states, the Centers for Disease...

Want to Fix America’s Health Care? First, Focus on Food

Dariush Mozaffarian, Tufts UniversityThe national debate on health care is moving into a new, hopefully bipartisan phase.The fundamental underlying challenge is cost – the massive and ever-rising price of care which drives nearly...

Harvard study strengthens link between breast cancer risk and light exposure at night

Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens, University of ConnecticutA new study from Harvard has found greater risk of breast cancer in women who live in neighborhoods that have higher levels of outdoor light during the night.The...

Who’s Avoiding Sex, and Why

Shervin Assari, University of MichiganSex has a strong influence on many aspects of well-being: it is one of our most basic physiological needs. Sex feeds our identity and is a core element of our...

How Being Friends With Someone Who has Dementia can be Good for You Both

Janelle Taylor, University of WashingtonEach year, in the final few hours of the last day of December, many people all across North America gather with friends to raise a glass and sing Robert Burns’...

Don’t Hate Your Gut: It May Help You Lose Weight, Fight Depression and Lower...

Jasenka Zubcevic, University of Florida and Christopher Martyniuk, University of FloridaA universe of organisms living inside you may affect every part of your body, from your brain to your bones, and even your thoughts,...

Recalled Fireworks – Keep Your Family Safe and Enjoy the Celebration

The Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks can explode unexpectedly after being lit.

Do Poor People Eat More Junk Food Than Wealthier Americans?

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University and Patricia Smith, University of MichiganEating fast food is frequently blamed for damaging our health.As nutrition experts point out, it is not the healthiest type...

Daily Break: You’ll Love These Cats… :)

Reward yourself! Take a Pomodoro Technique five minute break... watching cats. Because skipping breaks can lead to stress and exhaustion.