July 2013 Headlines

Rare Stomach Bug Hospitalizes over 21 People

A stomach bug known as cyclospora has sickened more than 300 people in 15 states.

 

Appellate Court Takes Fizz out of NYC Soda Ban

New York City's ban on big sodas is not moving forward after an appeals court ruled Tuesday against the city's efforts to cap soft drink portions.

Madness? Climatism the 'Greatest Global Delusion'

Is the earth on a collision course with environmental catastrophe? Researcher Steve Goreham says that belief is the greatest global delusion in history.

Energy Dept: Fracking Doesn't Contaminate Water

A new study by the Department of Energy shows fracking doesn't hurt the environment.

Slim While Young Reduces Heart Disease Risk

A new study by the Journal of the American Medical Association supports the importance of staying slim as a young adult.

 

Delayed Retirement Lowers Risk of Alzheimer's

The weak economy and lack of savings means baby boomers are staying longer in the workforce before retiring.

Belly Fat Could Increase Risk of Disease

Having fat around your waist could be more dangerous than being generally overweight.

Health Alert! Secrets of the Processed Food Industry

When it comes to our health, processed food is public enemy number one. To win the battle, it helps to know the secrets the food industry uses to keep us hooked.

College Draws Fire for Hiring Creationism Advocate

Ball State University is under fire for hiring a science professor who authored a book on intelligent design.

Reading, Writing Could Slow Memory Decline

Reading and writing at any age can help keep your brain healthy later in life, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology.

Your Cookout Could Cook Up Harmful Bacteria

Chances are you will attend some type of outdoor event today. But there are some safety precautions you should take when it comes to food and hot weather.

Bone Marrow Recipients Now Appear HIV Free

Two HIV-positive patients who received bone marrow transplants for cancer now show no signs of the deadly virus.

Yoga Reinstated at San Diego Public Schools

California students at San Diego Public Schools will continue practicing yoga, following a court order reinstating the practice.