LONDON—Ebola is now believed to have killed 4,877 people globally and that the spread of the lethal virus remains “persistent and widespread” in West Africa,...
Web App Is Like ‘Google Maps’ for the Brain
A new online tool for scientists and doctors called Golgi makes it easy to explore the brain of a rat. The web app, unveiled today,... Read more
Odds of Repeat Knee Injury Depend on Age
Athletes who have knee surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in high school or before may face increased risk of re-injury compared to... Read more
Are Houses by the Highway a Public Health Risk?
The closer a post-menopausal woman lives to a major roadway, the greater her risk of high blood pressure, according to new research. The finding, which... Read more
New Fast-Food Options Average 60 Fewer Calories
Big restaurant chains are adding lower-calorie items to their menus—on average 12 percent lower in calories than past offerings. In 2012 and 2013, the chains—whose... Read more
Callous Little Kids May Have Behavior Trouble Later
Toddlers who don’t feel guilty after misbehaving or don’t care much about giving or receiving affection may be more prone to behavior problems when they... Read more
14 California Communities Now on Verge of Waterless-Ness; Mass Migration out of California Seems Imminent
By Jonathan Benson, contributing writer to Natural News Unless California gets some heavy rain, and soon, the state’s roughly 38 million residents will eventually be... Read more
Artificial Sweeteners May Increase Risk of Diabetes
Even though artificial sweeteners don’t raise your blood sugar, they may put you at greater risk for diabetes. A new study from Israel has found... Read more
How Are Nurses Becoming Infected With Ebola?
American nurse Nina Pham is the second health worker to contract Ebola outside of West Africa while caring for patients with the virus, despite using... Read more
Why a Broken Arm Can Take Forever to Heal
About 10 percent of the eight million bone fractures in the United States every year fail to heal normally. Smoking, diabetes, use of certain pain... Read more
What to Do When You Work With a Bully
Approximately 54 million workers, or 35 percent of employees in the United States, report being the target of a bully at some point in their... Read more
Are Some People Immune to Ebola?
Experts say Ebola might be quietly inoculating a significant portion of the population—people who are exposed to the virus but never succumb to it or... Read more
Scientists Find 18 New Viruses on NYC Rats
The rats scurrying around New York City are carrying a number of pathogens that could be dangerous to humans, including life-threatening gastroenteritis. “New Yorkers are... Read more
Drinking Coffee, for Your Health
In college, when I worked part-time as a barista at a local coffee shop, I would often serve the same customers day in and day... Read more
Comparing the Spread of Ebola to AIDS
NEW YORK—Is Ebola the world’s worst infectious disease threat since AIDS? Comparisons between the two deadly diseases surfaced in the last few months as the... Read more
Spanish Hospitals Are Deficient in Treating Ebola, Experts Suggest
MADRID—The preliminary opinion of European representatives reaffirms the position held by some health practitioners in Spain. They believe there is a lack of resources and... Read more
Despite California’s Drought, Residents Are Promised Access to Several Times More Water Than Is Actually Available
By Ethan A. Huff. contributring writer to Natural News There is a major water crisis currently sweeping California, and experts say outdated water allocation data is... Read more