Sugary drinks can cause earlier menstruation, increases risk of breast cancer
Sugary drinks can cause earlier menstruation, increases risk of breast cancer January 28, 2015

Harvard study finds possible link between sugary drink consumption and age of first menstruation

Trouble sleeping may be a sign of high blood pressure
Trouble sleeping may be a sign of high blood pressure January 28, 2015

People who have difficulty falling asleep at night are three times as likely to have high blood pressure

Severe child neglect linked to poor brain development
Severe child neglect linked to poor brain development January 27, 2015

Children in institutional care have noticeably different white matter than children raised by their biological parents.

Sitting correctly may reduce your risk of premature death
Sitting correctly may reduce your risk of premature death January 27, 2015

Sitting can kill but you have to sit at work. Try these adjustments to mitigate the damage

Wealthy nations need to pitch in on Ebola recovery, Oxfam says
Wealthy nations need to pitch in on Ebola recovery, Oxfam says January 27, 2015

Oxfam blamed a slow response from rich nations for the rapid spread of the disease, which resulted in the deaths of thousands in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

California bill seeks to ban e-cigarettes in public spaces, ramp up enforcement
California bill seeks to ban e-cigarettes in public spaces, ramp up enforcement January 27, 2015

The lawmaker proposing it argues that e-cigarettes are addicting and contain many of the harmful elements of regular cigarettes.

Clinical care grant for a nutrition study in spinal muscular atrophy
Clinical care grant for a nutrition study in spinal muscular atrophy January 26, 2015

Cure SMA, a nonprofit organization, has approved a $50,000 grant to Dr. Nilesh Mehta in his research with nutrition in individuals with spinal muscular atrophy.

California turkey farm quarantined after confirmed case of bird flu
California turkey farm quarantined after confirmed case of bird flu January 26, 2015

The USDA has confirmed a case of H5N8 avian influenza in a California turkey farm.

Most breast cancer patients do not know what kind of tumor they have
Most breast cancer patients do not know what kind of tumor they have January 26, 2015

A recent study shows that most women diagnosed with breast cancer are not knowledgeable about what type of tumor they have.

Fear in Florida over GMO insects
Fear in Florida over GMO insects January 26, 2015

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be set loose on the Florida Keys.