A new report a British advisory body has called for a 20%-50% cut in the number of sheep and cattle to help combat climate change -- adding to the growing international consensus that eating red meat is not only bad for your health, it is also bad for the environment.
Posted on: 15 November 2018 | 9:58 am
The CEO of e-cigarette maker Juul announced plans Tuesday to eliminate some of its social media accounts and halt most retail sales of flavor products as part of a plan to restrict access to minors. The plan came in response to the US Food and Drug Administration's September announcement that it would investigate major e-cigarette makers and review their sales and marketing practices.
Posted on: 15 November 2018 | 9:09 am
Despite their new-found independence, the Bhutanese conjoined twins who were separated by doctors in Australia last week still want to be close to each other, nurses have told reporters.
Posted on: 15 November 2018 | 9:00 am
Traffic control measures have improved air quality in London, but the number of children with poor lung capacity because of traffic pollution remains high, a new analysis says.
Posted on: 14 November 2018 | 6:30 pm
The best way to maintain weight loss may be to change your diet to one low in carbohydrates, according to new research.
Posted on: 14 November 2018 | 5:59 pm
Coca-Cola has slimmed down its Christmas truck tour through Britain amid opposition from health campaigners.
Posted on: 14 November 2018 | 1:20 pm
For years, researchers analyzing traumatic injuries found on Neanderthal fossils believed they had lived dangerous, violent lives.
Posted on: 14 November 2018 | 1:00 pm
There have been 80 confirmed cases of the polio-like illness known as AFM in 25 states this year as of Friday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday.
Posted on: 13 November 2018 | 10:58 pm
Parents of children who had a horrifying polio-like illness are accusing the Centers for Disease Control of hiding the deaths of two children who suffered from the condition.
Posted on: 13 November 2018 | 2:58 pm
There are 10 more confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness that mostly affects children, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 90 in 27 states this year.
Posted on: 13 November 2018 | 2:36 pm
An important transition is happening across the United States: Cancer was the leading cause of death in more counties in 2015 than 13 years earlier, a new study finds. However, the opposite was true for heart disease during that period; fewer counties reported it as the top killer.
Posted on: 12 November 2018 | 5:03 pm