Health & Wellness

Antibacterial Soaps Denounced As Hooey, Banned in The US

If you’ve relied on antibacterial soaps and hand-washes to keep germs at bay for as long as you can remember, this may come as a shock: the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that they are ineffective and…

More Boomers Than Teens Use Pot

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has released research showing that since 2002, marijuana use among those aged 55…

Just Get Walking

Speed or distance? Both are effective goals when walking to reduce your risk for heart disease. Researchers followed for 10…

Soda May Raise Heart Failure Risk

More not-so-sweet news about sugary soda: two servings a day may increase your risk for heart failure. Researchers tracked 42,400…

Food Facts and Fairy Tales

More myths and misconceptions about what you should—and shouldn’t—eat By Wendy Haaf You can get mental whiplash trying to reconcile…