Why your brain works best during autumn

Ever thought your brain works better at different times of the year? Well, you weren’t wrong. Our brains do work better at different times of the year and...

New York politicians choose fear over science in cereal panic

The latest anti-science frenzy has come to New York. Last month, a trial-lawyer-linked environmental advocacy outfit said children’s cereals contain a weed-killing chemical with dubious health risks. Clickbait...

These states have the most serious cases of West Nile virus this year

NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana and Mississippi are leading the nation in the number of people who have become the most seriously ill from West Nile virus this...

Tests on mosquito confirms West Nile Virus in Logan City

LOGAN, Utah — West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Logan. According to a post on the city’s Facebook page, Logan City Mosquito Abatement has been notified by...

Serious genital infection linked to some diabetes drugs: FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Wednesday a serious genital infection has been reported in patients taking a certain class of diabetes drugs, with...

More U.S. women are dying in childbirth

When Cayti Kane delivered a baby boy via cesarean section last year, her team of doctors was prepared. Kane had been diagnosed with placenta accreta, a condition that...

Food Fight: So, What Is ‘Milk’?

It depends on whom you ask. Dairy farmers say only milk from a cow can be labeled milk. Makers of nondairy beverages such as soy milk and...

Heart attacks increasingly common in young women

New research finds a worrying trend in the incidence of heart attacks in recent decades. The results indicate that young women are more likely than young men...

How the food industry fooled us into eating junk

If you’re buying avocados because they’re a superfood, nibbling on dark chocolate because of its antioxidant properties and sipping a soda now and then because you can...

What does it mean if your ESR is high?

Doctors call the ESR test a nonspecific test, as it only confirms the presence or absence of inflammatory activity in the body. Doctors typically use other lab...

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