As the San Francisco 49ers and quarterback Colin Kaepernick near a decision on his future with the team, most of the focus has been on how he might fit in with new head coach Kyle ..
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow's GOOP website has more advice, this time from a person who converses with a "high-level spirit". (Photo: ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images) Iodine is essential..
If you’re the average social media user, you visit various channels to catch up on the news, interact with friends, and let the world know what is going on in your life. While that..
There's trouble in the tranquil river valleys of southwestern France, and it's threatening the livelihood of hundreds of small farmers. The latest challenge comes not from animal r..
Is smoking cigarettes a greater cancer risk than eating GMO corn containing glyphosate? Absolutely! First of all, let’s be clear: cigarette smoking is one of the worst things you c..
I’ve never been a huge risk taker. I studied history and politics and landed an ideal job at the World Bank in the mid-1990s. It paid well, and I got to travel around the worl..
THE WORLD'S MOST EXTREME physical exam starts in the world's plushest exam room, complete with a couch, a private bathroom and a teeming fruit plate. It will be my home for an enti..
Kind CEO Daniel Lubetzky is pledging $25 million over the next 10 years to create a nonprofit dedicated to “revealing and countering” the food industry’s influence on public health..
It’s no secret that as a society we’re more conscious about our health than ever before. While technology may not always be our ally in allowing us time to get to the gym -- interm..
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If you’re anything like me, the third Monday in February is about the time you start to look terminally pale. Months of short days and long sleeves have banished any trace of color..
A child in Africa is twice as likely to die on the roads as a child in any other region and unlike their peers in wealthier regions, the vast majority of schoolchildren in urban Af..
Bill Gates, who last year was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in part for for his extensive global health work, now has a warning that you should not ignore. (Photo by Ch..
Dear Robert Kennedy Jr., I heard that you have offered $100,000 to anyone who could find a study showing that it's safe to administer vaccines to children and pregnant women. ..
Volcanoes are known for being extremely deadly, and fair enough, they really are. They don’t discriminate between any kind of living creature when they erupt – if you’re standing i..
The selection of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary has driven the education unions into paroxysms of rage which shows that she must have at least some good ideas. What those are s..
Here a monitor shows the results of blood tests for various diseases, including Zika. Both blood and urine can be tested for presence of the Zika virus. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Fran..
This article was originally published at Stratfor.com. Editor's Note: The Global Affairs column is curated by Stratfor's board of contributors, a diverse group ..
I often speak of "zombie theories." Those ideas or opinions about climate change that seem to live on in social media and blogs though science has long refuted them. At this very m..
Try to imagine walking into your local grocery store ten years from now. You head towards the back, as you've done countless times before, to snatch a handful of your favorite cere..
Intermittent fasting has gotten a lot of attention in recent years, but much of the scientific research behind it has been in mice, not men. Now, a new study by a team at Universit..
Evoking thoughts of “Gattaca,” the 1997 film in which genetic engineering is used to make new and supposedly improved people, an eagerly anticipated report out Tuesday stopped shor..
You may want to think twice about going barefoot if you live in New York City and dispose of your garbage in a basement, trash compactor or incinerator. The reason—a rare disease k..
It’s been a huge two days for CRISPR, the biotechnology innovation that makes it far easier for scientists to edit DNA in living cells. Yesterday, a report from the National Academ..
A goose stands on a partially submerged rock bearing a layer of green algae in the Ohio River, Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, Newport, Ky. A toxic algae outbreak that has snaked more than ..
It’s unusual for an obscure procedural federal law to attract much attention, especially if it’s 20 years old, but the Congressional Review Act is creating buzz. A game-chang..
The effectiveness of the Mediterranean diet isn’t really up for debate anymore—at this point, it’s more a question of how to tweak it, and home in on what the active ingredients ar..
More than 80 years ago, George Orwell wrote his first book, a memoir called Down And Out in Paris and London. It chronicled his life on the margins of society where he lived in pov..
In early February, Braeburn Pharmaceuticals pulled the plug on an initial public offering that it hoped would bring in $150 million to boost the development of a drug to treat opio..