Lifestyle

Path Light Kits with LED Power Supplies Recalled Due to Possible Shock Hazard

Name of product: Hampton Bay, Patriot Lighting and Paradise light kits with Sterno Home LED power supplies Hazard: The path lights have a defective Sterno Home LED...

Just Shine by Justice Makeup Recall

Justice is committed to providing safe products to our customers. Whenever questions may arise, we take them seriously. Justice launched a rigorous and expansive...

Can sitting less decrease your risk of heart disease?

Gautam Ramesh, University of California San Diego; Andrea LaCroix, University of California San Diego, and John Bellettiere, University of California San Diego Too much sitting...

Our Fight With Fat: Why is Obesity Getting Worse?

Kenneth Cusi, University of Florida Gyms across the country will be packed in the new year with people sticking, however briefly, to their New Year’s...

Will a Coffee a Day Keep Heart Attacks Away?

Clare Collins, University of Newcastle A recent headline in the Australian newspaper claimed “A short black a day can keep heart attack at bay”: American...

After 8th Death, Recall Announced

Name of product: Children’s and adult chests and dressers Hazard: The recalled chests and dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing...

How Many Healthy Years of Life Do You Have Left?

Jeyaraj Vadiveloo, University of Connecticut As the old saying goes, the only things certain in life are death and taxes. While death is inevitable, the...

The Real Reason Some People Become Addicted to Drugs

Mike Robinson, Wesleyan University Why do they do it? This is a question that friends and families often ask of those who are addicted. It’s difficult...

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...

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

Dariush Mozaffarian, Tufts University The national debate on health care is moving into a new, hopefully bipartisan phase. The fundamental underlying challenge is cost –...