Health News

Peanuts Linked to Same Heart, Longevity Benefits as More Pricey Nuts


Nuts, a food you may have been avoiding because of their high fat content, have been gaining traction as an all-natural health food. Tree nuts...

  • "Our findings help explain why anxious individuals may find decision-making under uncertainty hard as they struggle to pick up on clues as to whether they are in a stable or changing situation," says Sonia Bishop. (Dominic Alves, CC BY)

    Stable or in Flux? How Anxiety Can Botch Decisions

    When things get unpredictable, people prone to high anxiety may have a harder time reading the environmental cues that could help them avoid a bad... Read more

  • (Shutterstock*)

    How to Clean Your Home Without Harmful Chemicals (Video)

    Did you know that some of the most dangerous chemicals that you’re exposed to every single day are found in your own home? They can... Read more

  • Fast food beverages and the corresponding amount of sugar. (Christian Watjen/Epoch Times)

    UN: World Eating Too Much Sugar; Cut to 5-10 Percent of Diet

    LONDON—Put down the doughnut. And while you’re at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup. New guidelines from the World Health Organization... Read more

  • Senior falling asleep on a park bench. (Henry Hemming/Flickr)

    Can Meditation Bring Relief to Sleepy Seniors?

    Half of adults older than 55 have trouble getting to or staying asleep. Researchers were surprised to discover the best way for them to get... Read more

  • Rat in NYC. (Jim Pennucci/Flickr)

    Could NYC Rats Be a Harbor for the Plague?

    Rats in New York City carry a species of flea that is capable of transmitting plague pathogens. For a new study, researchers collected more than 6,500... Read more

  • Credit: Jaysin Trevino, Titled: "Crackly"/

    Is Cracking Your Knuckles Bad for You?

    Cracking your knuckles or other joints is pretty satisfying for some and annoying for others–but is it bad for you? You might have heard the... Read more

  • The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained to handle the deadly virus, a nurse who contracted the disease contends in a lawsuit filed Monday. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Smiley N. Pool)

    Nurse Who Survived Ebola to File Lawsuit

    Nina Pham, who was an intensive care unit nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, says after being told last fall that she would be treating a... Read more

  • (Dino Giordano,CC BY 2.0)

    Study: Even Organic Honey Contains Toxic Glyphosate

    A recent study from Boston University and Abraxis LLC, found glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, present in honey. The study found that both conventional... Read more

  • (Shutterstock*)

    Women With Endometriosis Need Support, Not Judgement

    Known for years as the “career woman’s disease” based on the idea that women without children develop disease in their reproductive organs, endometriosis is a... Read more

  • (Shutterstock*)

    Is Your Brain on Dialup? Here’s How to Get Google Fiber for Your Mind

    By Ethan A. Huff, contributing writer to Natural News In our rapidly changing world, trying to process news and other information that’s constantly bombarding us, at... Read more

  • (Shutterstock*)

    A Brewing Problem

    Almost one in three American homes now has a pod-based coffee machine, even though John Sylvan, the inventor of K-Cups, never imagined they would be... Read more

  • Daryl Hannah has been open about her autism. World Travel and Tourism, CC BY

    Why You Should Never Assume Anything About People With Autism

    Decades ago I found myself working with a young woman with autism. I had done my reading of the autism texts of the time, and... Read more

  • (Jochen Schönfeld/iStock/Thinkstock)

    Depression Makes the Sting of Rejection Linger

    The pain of social rejection lasts longer for people who are depressed because their brain cells release less natural opioids, a pain and stress-reducing chemical, a new... Read more

  • ( a.pasquier,CC BY-SA 2.0)

    Why Most of Us Are Junk Food Addicts

    We’ve all done it (ahem) at least once: eaten a whole bag of chips or polished off an entire pint of ice cream—even the organic,... Read more

  • image-20150227-16160-1850qbf

    That Sugar Film Shines a Light on the Hidden Sweetness of Food

    If you’re someone who likes to buy up big at the candy bar before seeing a film, then a word of warning about That Sugar... Read more

  • Pain physician Dr. Tamer Elbaz explains the causes of and treatments for knee pain at his office on the Upper West Side of Manhattan on Feb. 24, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Chronic Knee Pain Relief For Months At a Time, No Drugs

    On the last day of Dr. Tamer Elbaz’s residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in 2011, he treated a 53-year-old woman for chronic knee pain. Though... Read more