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...

Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo’s latest deadly outbreak

Ebola vaccinations began Wednesday for Congo's latest outbreak of the deadly virus that has already claimed at least nine lives. Health officials have warned that containing the outbreak...

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...

Brain cell identified as ‘mediator of disease’

Brain inflammation is a marker of multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's, and some psychiatric disorders. A new study finds a subtype of brain cell that is key in neuroinflammation,...

How people and pets can stay safe around red tide

Florida's Gulf Coast is battling the worst red tide in more than 10 years, pushing Gov. Rick Scott to declare a state of emergency this week. But all over...

How fiber and gut bacteria reverse stress damage

The bacteria that live in our gut are as numerous as the cells in our body. As medical research progresses, the influence that these billions of tiny creatures have...

Consumer Reports: Is hummus healthy?

Hummus. It’s not the most popular dip around; salsa’s got it beat by a landslide. Yet over the past several decades, hummus has been increasingly making its...

People who laugh at themselves make better lovers: study

Laughs are usually the last thing you want to hear while your clothes are off, but a new study in the Journal of Research in Personality might have you...

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...

How 3D technology is improving cancer detection

A breakthrough in technology is helping to improve women’s breast health and dramatically improve mammogram test results. Women getting screened with new 3D mammogram technology may find cancers...

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